IntroductionMotorola recently announced the launch of new Moto E 2nd Gen device to a select group of media organisations. The phone is expected to be available in two variants - one supporting LTE and the other 3G version.
SpecificationsHardware and Construction
The device has just been announced. Likely spec sheet is as under.
How it differs from 1st Gen Moto E?
Personal CustomisationMotorola has come up with an unique concept of Personal Customisation unlike Moto E 1st Gen. New interchangeable colorful shell grips and bands have been introduced to give an appealing look to the phone. The grips would be available in six shades of Golden Yellow, Turquoise, Blue, Raspberry, Purple and Red . Back covers are available in Golden Yellow, Charcoal, Turquoise, Blue and Raspberry.
Price and AvailabilityThe exact pricing has not yet been announced. However, the leaks suggest that the device will be priced at Rs. 7400 for 3G variant and Rs. 9200 for the LTE variant. LTE variant may not be available in India soon.
However a teaser video was leaked indicating a price of Rs. 6999 on Flipkart. It appears as of now that the device will exclusively be on sale on Flipkart.
The device is likely to be available across 50 countries including India from February,25.
Parting ThoughtsThe device is yet to be tested under the real waters for its actual worth to be known. Given the fact that the phone is not targeted at the whiz-kids of smartphone generation, but for the newbies to the smartphone world - it can be treated as a fairly capable device. Let us wait for the actual users' experiences once this device is made available for sale globally.
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