At its dedicated press events in London and Delhi on the 13th, Motorola’s latest budget phone the Moto E went official. The Moto E leaked in full a few days before and there aren’t that many surprises.

 

Here we can see a 4.3″ scratch resistant display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and packs a qHD resolution, this gives us a resolution of 256 ppi. Motorola says the phone has been built to last and is therefore splash resistant.

Under the hood we can find a 1.2GHz dual-core Cortex A7 processor that runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat. The company has promised timely updates to future versions of Android, which is nice to hear for a phone of this budget nature. There’s 1GB of RAM and 4GB of internal memory, of which just 2.21GB is available. Thankfully, it is expandable with up to 32GB microSD card.

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Speaking of connectivity we have 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11n, Bluetooth, GPS and FM Radio at our disposal. There’s a dual SIM variant of the phone (GSM + GSM). At the back, there’s a 5MP camera, while under the back cover resides a 1,980mAh battery. Motorola says it’s capable of lasting through a whole day of constant usage. The smartphone measures 124.8 x 64.8 x 12.3mm and weighs 140g.

The Moto E has launched in India, UK, Brazil, Mexico, Spain and Canada. The estimated retail price is £89 or roughly €110, the company has partnered with Indian online store Flipkart, where the phone is now selling for $117 (INR 6999).

Motorola Moto E is available in Black, Turquoise and Lemon color options. Motorola is also including 3 color covers to let you personalize your phone.

Stay tuned for more..

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