Motorola has finally announced the Moto E (2015) last night. The next version of all loved lowly Moto E comes with some changes, such as bigger display, increased storage, newer Android version and some others. The phone is set to be launched in two versions- one is the 3G only model which will have the same processors as the previous one, and one will be the LTE model, which will have an updated 64-bit processor in place.
The Moto E (2015) does not stand so high in case of thespecs though, since it is targeted for budget users. It features a 4.55-inch qHD (540 x 960 pixels) IPS LCD capacitive display, which has a pixel density of 245 ppi, and will have a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The handset is sleek, having dimensions of 129.9 x 66.8 x 12.3 mm and it weighs just 145 grams. The phone will have two versions, with different processors (as already mentioned above), in which both will have 8 GB of internal memory with 1 GB of RAM. Both devices will have the expandable storage option via microSD card upto 32 GB. For the processing power, there will be Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 chipset (with Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 CPU and Adreno 302 GPU) for 3G model, and Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chipset (with Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU and Adreno 306 GPU) chipset, for the LTE model, depending on the versions and the place of their availability. For the photography and videography options, this smartphone will have a 5 MP primary camera with autofocus, which can capture videos upto 720p @ 30 fps, and a VGA secondary camera for video calls and selfies. The juice will be provided by a Non-removable Li-ion 2390 mAh battery, which will give the talktime of up to 30 hours on 3G. For the connectivity options, there will be LTE support, microUSB v2.0, Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi. The phone will run on Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system out of box, and it will surely be good for the future updates too. The phone will be available in black and white color options.
Though the build of the handset will only be in two colors, unlike original Moto E, users can now personalize their devices. The new interchangeable, colorful bands and grip shells are introduced that gives the phones an appealing look. The bands come in six different shades (Golden Yellow, Turquoise, Blue, Raspberry, Purple, Red) and for back plates any color can be chosen from Golden Yellow, Charcoal, Turquoise, Blue, Raspberry. The handsets are up for grabs in more than 50 countries in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia, and will cost $150.