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Motorola unleashed its entry-level Moto C devices for the budget-conscious

Christian Jay Magowan  —  3 months ago ( May 16, 2017 )    |    Mobile

Motorola announced two new handsets that targets the entry-level market with the new Moto C and the Moto C Plus. The new handsets are the company’s newest budget-friendly handsets in the long time.

The Moto C comes with a 5-inch FWVGA display having an 854 x 480 resolutions and driven by a 1.1 GHz Quad-core processor MediaTek MT6737M processor. This is then supported by 1GB RAM and 8GB of expandable internal storage which users can increase their storage space with up to 32GB of microSD card.

For users that concerns most with the camera on their phone, the Moto C may disappoint you in some sense at it only has a standard 5 Megapixel main camera at the back that is supported by a a single LED flash. On the front, you’ll get 2 Megapixel Selfie camera and along with its own Selfie flash.

The Moto C Plus however gets the upper hand as it comes with a more powerful processor inside where it includes MediaTek MT6737 processor clocked at 1.3 GHz. It comes with the same amount of RAM as the Moto C at 1GB but the storage for the Plus variant is doubled at 16GB and a microSD card slot with the same memory expansion option. You’ll also get a more decent display on the Moto C Plus while having the same 5-inch display size but comes with a 720p resolution screen.

You’ll also get an advantage going with the Plus variant on its camera equipment with a little better 8 Megapixel main shooter supported by an LED flash but on the front you’ll get the same 2 Megapixel Selfie shooter and its accompanying Selfie flash similar to the Moto C.

So, both devices runs the latest Android 7.0 (Nougat) OS despite their modest specs. And if you are concerned with their battery pack, the Moto C ships with a 2,350 mAh power bank while the Moto C Plus comes with a hefty surprise which includes a whopping 4000 mAh battery, something that most flagship owners to envy considering being an entry-level handset.

There are two variants of the handset depending on their wireless connectivity support. For the Moto C, there’s one that supports 3G connectivity and another with 4G/LTE support. As for the Moto C Plus, it only comes with a single variant with 4G/LTE support. All other features are as standard for both devices including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS with A-GPS support, FM Radio and USB 2.0 microUSB port for data connection and charging.

Prices starts at €89 for the 3G variant of the Moto C, while its 4G variant should cost €99. The more powerful Moto C Plus is priced at €119. Motorola will be shipping this devices beginning this spring across the Latin America, Europe and in Asia-Pacific in these beautiful color options: Metallic Cherry, Pearl White, Fine Gold or Starry Black.

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Christian Jay Magowan A Medtech by Profession and a big fan of gadgets and whatever technology has for the world. I scour for anything technology and science to provide you with what's hot in this side of space.