Motorola Announces Moto E Budget Handset; Moto G Gets Upgraded with LTE and microSD Support
Coming after the Moto X and Moto G, the just-announced Moto E is the latest smartphone from Motorola, and the first to be released after Lenovo confirmed that it will buy the iconic brand from Google.
Physically, the entry-level Moto E looks very similar to its higher-end siblings, sporting a curved design and a removable rear shell. Priced at US$129, it’s destined to go head to head with other budget handsets from the likes of ASUS, HTC, Oppo, Xiaomi, and Nokia.
Under the hood, the Moto E packs the following features:
- Dual-core 1.2GHz Snapdragon 200 processor
- 1GB RAM
- 4.3-inch, 960 x 540-pixel display; protected by Gorilla Glass 3
- 1,980mAh battery
- 5-megapixel camera
- 4GB storage, expandable with microSD card
- Android 4.4 KitKat
- Dual-SIM option
Moto G Gets LTE & microSD Card Slot
Also unveiled is the Moto G with 4G LTE, which as the name implies, is a Moto G that supports LTE connectivity. Priced at US$219, this upgraded Moto G also comes with a microSD card slot. Beyond these two, it has identical specs as the regular Moto G.
We’re currently checking when the Moto E and Moto G 4G will arrive in Singapore, so keep your eyes peeled on HardwareZone.