Motorola, in a classic move, has unveiled a pair of budget smartphones – Moto C and Moto C Plus. As expected, the company is targeting developing markets, and the phones will be available in Latin America, Asia Pacific and Europe this spring. Here’s why you need to keep an eye on them –
Redefining budget ‘Smart’phones: Moto C
Moto C is a sleek-designed phone with micro-textured back cover and a vivid display. The phone comes in four colors- Metallic Cherry, Pearl White, Fine Gold or Starry Black, however, the availability will vary by country. Sporting a 5-inch FWVGA display, Moto C runs on Android 7.0 Nougat, the phone has a long-lasting battery of 2350 mAh. Quad processor-powered, it makes switching different apps seamless and quite efficient. It features a 2MP front-camera with selfie-flash and 5MP rear-camera with LED Flash.
The 3G version of Moto C is offered at a starting price of €89 with 1GB RAM and 8GB storage. The company is offering the 4G handsets at €99 with 1GB RAM and 8GB storage.
Taking the game a notch higher: Moto C Plus
Moto C Plus, when compared to Moto C, has a larger display, more advanced camera and a much greater battery life. With a power battery of 4000 mAh, you will have the power to work up to 30 hours. This smartphone offers dual SIM slots, and lets you insert that extra microSD card to store more files.
With a front camera of 2 megapixels, Moto C Plus also boasts of a selfie light. However, its rear-camera is upgraded to an 8MP rear-camera with LED flash. The phones are offered at a starting price of €119 with 1GB RAM coupled with 16GB internal storage.
Moto C and Moto C Plus are expected to release in India this June at a rough price of ₹ 6,200 and ₹ 8,300. India is witnessing a 4G revolution and such kinds of 4G LTE-compatible budget smartphones are expected to attract wider audiences.