Motorola Moto E, The Information

Expected for weeks, and is now with us. It is of the Motorola Moto E, the third device of the new range of Motorola products (first arrived the Moto X and the Moto G), and the first since they announced its acquisition by Lenovo.

It is very likely that the Chinese manufacturer has not had nothing to do with a release that should lead already months in development, so that the influence of Lenovo in these products will be noted later. But that hardly matters now, because we have a smartphone with a clear objective: become protagonist in input range.

Design

The Motorola Moto E is a smartphone in every aspect. Its design also proves it, with two clear stripes on the front They flank the screen and offering the speaker and microphone for calls.

The rounded shapes of the Moto E are also noticed in the back that is slightly curved to treat of improved ergonomics. The front can be white or black, but from there have interchangeable rear covers with different colours.

The dimensions of the device are 64.8 x 124,8 x 6, 2-12, 3 mm. In the latter corresponding to the thickness emphasizes that curve that makes that edges sa phone thin (only 6.2 mm) but in the central part the thickness increase considerably to 12.3 mm. The weight is, that Yes, somewhat elevated for a smartphone of these dimensions: 142 grams.

Specifications

The new Motorola device boasts a few modest, very much in line with a particularly competitive price specifications. To start start of the processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 200, a micro dual – core 1.2 GHz with 400 MHz GPU Adreno 302. This processor will accompany 1 GB of RAM and 4 GB of storage capacity that we can expand with additional 32 GB via a slot microSD.

Screen is 4.3 inches and features of qHD resolution (960 x 540 pixels), What offers a 256-DPI pixel density, although it had been rumored that we would have with 720 p screen. Protection against scratches is borne by the protective layer Gorilla Glass 3.

The rear camera is 5 Mpixel and there is no front-facing camera (anything from traditional selfies, we fear), but yes we will have FM radio, WiFi connectivity 802.11a/b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0.

We will not have LTE, which has been reserved for an improved version of the Moto G also recently presented. That also saves costs, but yes we have 1,980 particularly notable mAh battery and screen and resolution probably not demand a particularly high consumption.

Price and availability of bike E

The new Moto E, based on Android 4.4.2 – and at least one guaranteed update, indicate its leaders – has had a simultaneous presentation in six cities around the world, and in these ads, it has been suggested that this smartphone is already available free by a competitive price of 119 euros.