Lenovo-owned Motorola recently launched its entry-level smartphone in India, the Moto C. India has always been a big market for Motorola. The company is looking to capture the entry-level smartphone market with the launch of Moto C, which is priced at Rs 5,999.
The device was launched last month and was made available in two variants – the 3G variant with 1 GB RAM/8GB storage, and a 4G variant with 1 GB RAM/8GB storage. However, in India, the company has launched a brand new variant with 1 GB RAM/16 GB inbuilt storage, 4G VoLTE support, and dual-SIM slots.
The smartphone will sport capacitive navigation buttons with no fingerprint scanner. The speaker grille is located at the back of the device, while 3.5mm audio jack sitting on the top edge alongside the Micro-USB port. The camera resides at the back, in a circular module with LED flash. The Motorola batwing logo sits at the back, in the center.
Moto C Specifications
- Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat
- Processor: MediaTek MT6737 with up to 1.1GHz 64 bit quad-core CPU | Mali T720 GPU
- Display 5-inch (12.5cm) FWVGA (854×480)
- RAM: 1 GB
- Internal Storage: 16 GB; expandable up to 32Gb with microSD card
- Rear Camera: 5MP with auto-focus | Digital zoom | LED flash
- Front Camera: 2MP with fixed-focus
- Battery: 2,350 mAh
- Dimensions: 145.5 x 73.6 x 9.0 mm
- Weight: 154 grams
Moto C is priced at Rs. 5,999, which means the device will go head-to-head with Xiaomi Redmi 4. In comparison, the latter phone boasts a 5-inch (720p) HD display, Snapdragon 430 processor, 3GB RAM, either 32GB or 64GB storage, 13-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front shooter and a 4100mAh battery. The phone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow based on MIUI 8. The 16GB variant of the Redmi 4 is priced at Rs. 6,999, whereas the variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage will cost users Rs. 8,999.
Another Xiaomi phone to look out is the Redmi 4A. The Moto C will be available in all leading stores across 100+ cities in the country.