Motorola to upgrade its Moto E smartphone

Motorola to upgrade its Moto E smartphone

It is always nice to have the latest and fastest smartphone there is but in reality few people own such devices due to a simple reason – they tend to be expensive. Most smartphone sales are done in the mid-range market segment where most people look for a device that has everything they need at a great price. Sometimes you can even find a great smartphone for low price – like Motorola’s Moto E, which was launched in the summer of 2014.

We do not intend to popularize this model at all but for a price of just USD 119.99 the Moto E had everything you might need – a dual-core Snapdragon 200 processor at 1.2 GHz, 1 GB of RAM, 4 GB of internal storage that can be expanded via an integrated microSD card slot, a 4.3-inch qHD display at 540 x 960 pixels, 3G connectivity and more. Finally the device ran Android 4.4 KitKat, which put it right along with much more expensive models out there.

The first generation Moto E was definitely a hit but its successor has the chance to improve on this. You see, the second generation Moto E will come to us upgraded and at a lower price too. That seems to be a good deal right from the start!

The new Moto E will be improved in four important areas. The device will have support for LTE, which will make it ready for higher speed data transfers, and then you will get 8 GB of internal memory plus an external microSD card slot. This will ease some users as they will not have to buy a memory card right from the start. In addition the smartphone will run Android 5.0 Lollipop, which happens to be the latest Android version. Add to this a price of USD 99 and you can easily see that the 2nd Moto E might be an even greater hit than the first generation.

The rest of the specs remain the same, though – it seems the handset will have the same processor, the same display and 1 GB of RAM; the display will be a bit bigger at 4.5-inches, though. There will be two cameras too – a rear one at 5 MP and a VGA front one.

There is no information on when Motorola will launch the second Moto E but the event will surely take place this year and maybe even at MWC 2015, which is next month.

Source: Hot Hardware

Related posts

Apple updates iPod Touch line

Apple updates iPod Touch line

The US tech company Apple has listed a new iPod Touch model on its online store that is a simpler version of earlier iPod Touch players and that comes with 16 GB of internal memory. This is in contrast to earlier versions of the same player that had 32 GB or 64 GB of capacity. The new model is...

Acer releases dual-use multi touch 23-inch monitor

Acer has come up with a new multi touch 23-inch monitor that can be used as a computer monitor or a big tablet. The Acer T232HLbmidz is based on an E-IPS display and works at Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) while offering great power efficiency – the monitor needs just 24.5...

Stadium Horn Free – blow a whistle

Stadium Horn Free is a strange application for Android. You can find it on Google Play now for free but don’t expect too much out of it – it’s small size of just 1.08 MB hints of this. In a few words this is an application that turns your Android device into a horn. Yes...

Leave a comment