Soon after releasing the teaser of the Moto E (Gen 2) yesterday, Motorola has posted press invites for its launch. This move shuts down all the rumors making rounds regarding its India launch date. The company is finally ready to unveil its 3G and LTE variant of the new Moto E (Gen 2) in India on March 10.
The invite mail states, “Mark March 10 on your calendar”. The Moto E (2015) was announced in 3G and 4G LTE variants and in the US, the 4G LTE variant is retailing for $150 whereas the 3G variant is priced at $119. The Mote E 3G variant’s price for India is expected to be around Rs. 6,999 and the 4G LTE variant is expected to retail at a higher price.
Assuming that the rumored price turns out to be the actual price, then the device is priced on the same graph as the original Moto E when it made its debut in the year 2014. Moto E (2014) price has been slashed and now it is available for a price of Rs. 5,999.
The new Moto E comes with a bigger 4.5-inch IPS LCD display with qHD 960×540 pixels resolution and Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The 4G LTE version is powered by a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 410 quad-core processor with 64-bit capability, and is coupled with 1GB of RAM and Adreno 306 GPU. The 3G variant is powered by a Snapdragon 200 processor and Adreno 302 GPU. It runs Android 5.0 Lollipop out-of-the-box.
The device sports a 5-megapixel auto focus rear camera, and a VGA front camera. There is 8GB of internal storage on-board which can be expanded up to 32GB via microSD card. It is backed by a 2,390mAh battery and supports connectivity options such as LTE (single variant), 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth.