Moto E : Hands on and 5 Reasons to buy

Motoro­la released its bud­get smart­phone Moto E, exclu­sive­ly on Flip­kart at Rs. 6999, runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat out the box. We got our hands on.

Moto E

Reasons to buy

Cheap


First and fore-most thing is the Moto E was rumored to be at Rs. 8,500 but Motoro­la sur­prised by sell­ing at Rs. 6,999. It is pret­ty much steal of a device with excel­lent build qual­i­ty, dis­play and per­for­mance.

Hardware


The Moto E has Snap­dragon 200 dual-​core SoC clocked at 1.2GHz with 1GB of RAM at this price range the 1GB RAM is a plus. It has a 4.3‑inch qHD (960×540 pix­els) dis­play with a pix­el den­sity of 256ppi, Most of the man­u­fac­tur­ers are giv­ing even less pix­els res­o­lu­tions. It sup­ports 32GB but Tech2 claims that San­disk Extreme 64 GB runs smooth­ly. And it is pow­ered by a 1980 mAh bat­tery. The Moto E also has front fac­ing speak­ers rather than a nor­mal rear speak­er.

Moto E open back

Software


Moto E runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat out of box and Motoro­la gau­ran­tee­ing that Moto E will get next ver­sion. Oth­er man­u­fac­tur­ers are giv­ing Android 4.2 most­ly. Even some high­er-end mod­esl also runs on low­er than Android 4.4.2.

Moto E running Android 4.4.2

Build Quality


Even though it priced low, The Moto E has excel­lent build qual­i­ty. The screen is pro­tected by Corn­ing Goril­la Glass 3, Which can’t be find in sub-10K smart­phones. And a pro­tec­tive nano coat­ing to safe guard from lit­tle show­er or spill of water, Essen­tial­ly mak­ing it sort of water resis­tant.

Moto E

Performance


Regard­ing the per­for­mance, it comes out top in the same or above range of Moto E. Lit­er­al­ly there is no lag in oper­a­tion while 20 apps are opened in the back­ground. Tech2 claims that it han­dled some demand­ing games pret­ty well. And The Moto E bare­ly gets warm.

check the unbox­ing video.