Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen) Review
After successful launching of Moto E (first gen) smartphone, the Motorola now launched Moto E (2nd Gen) smartphone. Motorola Moto E (2nd gen)
is a 4.5 inch device having 960 x 540 pixel resolution display. It is running on Lollipop OS. It is powered by 1.2 GHz Quad Core processor along with 1GB RAM. It has dual camera, 5MP rear and VGA front camera. The device is available in 3G and 4G LTE models. The 3G model is priced for Rs.6999 and 4G model for Rs.7999 in India.
Motorola Moto E (2nd gen) has 4.5 inch IPS display having 960 x 540 pixel resolution at 245 ppi pixel density, supports 16 million colors. The in-plane switching (IPS) display allows wide-angle viewing and renders true-to-life colors for an enthralling viewing experience without straining your eyes. The display offering vibrant colors and good viewing angles, sunlight legibility is also good. It has dimension of 5.11 x 2.63 x 0.48 Inch and weighs 145 gm, makes it slim and light weight. Also makes it comfortable to hold the phone in your hand. The front facing speaker takes your music experience to a higher level. The water-repellant coating and Corning Gorilla Glass protect your phone from damage. The anti-smudge coating on the screen keeps the fingerprints away. The other devices in this segment such as Huawei Honor Holly, Lenovo A6000, Xiaomi redmi 2 and ZTE Grand X2
are featuring with 1280 x 720 pixel resolution display, delivers better display experience than Motorola Moto E.
It is running on latest Lollipop OS, so you can enjoy latest features and smooth interface with apps. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 200/410, 1.2 GHz Quad-Core processor along with 1GB RAM, delivers amazing performance, drives smooth multi-tasking at next level. The Adreno 302/306 GPU makes excellent gaming expereince. It has 8GB of internal memory which is expanded through microSD memory card for up to 32GB, to dump your photos, videos, apps and music. But Xiaomi redmi 2
is powered by 1.2 GHz, Quad-Core processor combined with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal memory.
Motorola Moto E (2nd gen) has main 5MP AF camera, delivers quality shots every time. The daylight images and macro shots were decent for a main camera, but low-light shots were full of noise since it lacks LED flash. Also it has Geo-tagging, panorama and HDR facilities. It makes video recording of 720p@30fps. The VGA front-facing camera is good enough for video chatting, but not for quality selfies and video recording. It also has quick capture feature that lets you just twist you wrist quickly to launch the camera. But Huawei Honor Holly
, Lenovo A6000 and Xiaomi redmi 2 are equipped with 8MP rear and 2MP front camera, for better photography and better video chatting.
Motorola Moto E (2nd gen) supports dual SIM featured with 2G, 3G and 4G LTE connectivity. It has 3.5 mm stereo audio jack, Bluetooth 4.0 LE and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with hotspot connectivity. In addition it is featuring with micro-USB 2.0 port. Also the device has FM Radio with RDS to connect to local radio stations, to stay connected with news and music. Also Lenovo A6000
and Xiaomi redmi 2 are featuring with 4G LTE connectivity.
Motorola Moto E (2nd gen) is equipped with 2390 mAh battery, delivers good talk time and standby time. But the battery is non-removable.
Price and Availability
Motorola Moto E (2nd gen) price started from Rs.6999 and 4G model for Rs.7999 at flipkart. It is available in two color variants- White and Black.
Pros and Cons
||Only VGA front camera
||Lack of LED flash
|4G LTE connectivity
|1.Sensors : It is also featuring with Accelerometer and Proximity sensor.
|2.GPS : It is featuring with A-GPS, GLONASS.
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