Moto E 2nd Generation is the most awaited smartphone since Moto E has its way all over India with a very good and positive response from the users when released. Everyone is waiting for the Moto E 2nd Generation smartphone due to few features that have been ruining the user experience in Moto E. As for now, the Moto E 2nd Generation specifications are out and is also made available at the same price as that of Moto E i.e; 6999/-. Users now are curious to purchase Moto E second generation at that price. There are also few other budget smartphones that are yet to be released competing with the Moto E 2nd Generation smartphone. Moto E 2nd Generation ( Moto E – 2015) was released on February, 2015. In this race of Smartphone rivalry, who’s going to win? Moto E 2 or some other? It’s up to you to decide.
Let us get into the complete specifications of Moto E 2nd Generation, price details, release date, comparisons with other budget phones, features that lack in Moto E2 and many more. This is going to be the single place for complete information on Moto E 2nd Generation smartphone by Motorola. Let’s get started.
Moto E 2nd Generation Specifications
The Moto E 2nd Generation smartphone has specifications quiet similar to Moto E expect for few improvements. Below are the list of complete specifications that you should know before you consider ordering one for yourselves.
SIM Type: Mirco-Sim (This stands same for almost all smartphones except some that comes with Nano-Sim card slots)
Body Weight: 145g (A bit heavy than Samsung smartphones. Moto E has 142g body weight)
Screen Type: LCD Capacitive touchscreen (Best available screen for smartphones under this budget)
Size: 4.5″ (Moto E has a screen size of 4.3″)
Resolution: 540×960 pixels (~245 ppi pixel density)
OS: Android 5.0 Lollipop (Moto E comes with Kitkat version (4.4.2) and can be upgradeable only to Kitkat 4.4.4)
Internal Memory: 8GB (This is where Moto E’s user experience is ruined for most of the users. With 4GB internal space, there are lot of users who find it difficult to organize their content smoothly)
External Memory: Expandable up to 32GB (Same as any other budget smartphones)
RAM: 1GB (Not a new feature when compared to Moto E)
Primary Camera: 5MP, autofocus (Primary camera is completely same as the previous generation Moto E with same pixel resolutions)
Secondary Camera: VGA (Moto E 2nd Generation has this added feature compared to Moto E)
Battery:2390mAh (This is the most required feature to be added for Moto E 2nd Generation which Moto has added for us. Moto E has the battery capacity of 1980mAh and it has smaller battery backup)
Features That Are Still Missing In Moto E – 2
Even there are few features added to the Moto E 2nd Generation smartphone by Moto, there still are few features missing in it. The main and important feature which is needed by many is the flash for the primary camera. Even the Moto E 2nd Generation did not have the LED Flash which is a major drawback.
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Though the Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 chipset is used for 3G model, the Moto E 2nd Generation smartphone tends to lag if at all the burden on the phone is increased slightly than the day-to-day tasks. For LTE model of Moto E – 2, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chipset is used. With other performances like Video trimming, Higher performance stability issues and Gaming graphic experiences, Moto E 2nd Generation smartphone is a tough competition to the Moto G. Moto E is stable having good performance rate, and less time taken for video conversions or trimming compared to Moto G. In case of Gaming experience, Moto G seems to perform a little better than the Moto E second Generation smartphone. But for the difference in the price range, it can totally be neglected as a drawback.
So, finally after reviewing the complete software and hardware details of the Moto E – 2, the major drawbacks found on this phone are : LED Flash missing for the primary camera. Other than this, there seems to be no issues in the phone. What can we expect more at this particular price range?
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Competition To Moto E – 2
Xiaomi Redmi 2 4G stands as one of the best competitors for the Moto E- 2. Xiaomi has released its Redmi 2 with some tweaks to its previous version Xiaomi Redmi 1s. This budget phone is capable of attracting customers with its features that are slightly more compared to the Moto E 2nd Generation phone. Both phones are priced at 6999/- .
Xiaomi’s Redmi 2 Specifications
Primary Camera: 8MP (Moto E – 2 has a 5MP Primary Camera)
Secondary Camera: 2MP (Moto E – 2 has a VGA Secondary Camaera 0.3MP)
Screen Size: 4.7″ (Moto E – 2 has 4.5″ screen and Moto E has a 4.3″ screen sizes)
Battery: 2200 mAh (Moto E – 2 beats Xiaomi here. It has 2390 mAh battery capacity. However, the performance is yet unknown.)
These are the basic areas where Xiaomi’s Redmi 2 has better features over Moto E 2nd Generation Smartphone. Nevertheless, its you to decide among these two kids. Comment your opinion below in the comment section. Take a minute to Subscribe to Interest Waypoint if you like our work. Have a good day 🙂