Motorola has today launched Moto C Plus in for Rs 6,999. In the international market, it is priced at EUR 119 ( Rs 8,500). Earlier this month, Motorola launched Moto C in India in for Rs 5,999. So, should you go for Moto C or a Moto C Plus? Let’s find out.
Display and Storage:
Speaking of Moto C Plus, it features a 5-inch HD display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1280. The phone is backed by a 1GB/2GB of RAM and has a 16GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 32GB via microSD card slot. On the other hand, Moto C sports a 5-inch FWVGA(Full Wide Video Graphics Array) display with a screen resolution of 854 x 480 pixels. The phone is combined with 1GB RAM, along with an option of 8GB and 16GB internal storage that can be expanded up to 32GB via a microSD card.Both Moto C and Moto C Plus have the same screen size; however Moto C Plus takes the lead in terms of screen resolution, and RAM.
Design and Camera Quality:
Under the hood, the Moto C Plus flaunts an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and an aperture f/2.2. Furthermore, it has a 2-megapixel front-facing camera enabled for taking selfies and video calling. On the contrary Moto C sports a 5 megapixel rear camera and 2-megapixel front shooter for selfies and video calling. Moto C Plus measures 144x 72.3x 10 mm and weighs 162 grams. Meanwhile, Moto C measures 145.5 x 73.6 mm x 9 mm and weighs 154 grams. Arguably, Moto C Plus leads in this segment because of it enhanced camera quality and compact size.
Processor and Software:
Moto C Plus is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737 processor along with Mali-T720 GPU. Alternatively, Moto C is powered by a 1.1GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6580M processor. Both the devices run on the latest Android 7.0 Nougat. There is not much to choose between the two in this segment.
Connectivity and Battery:
On the connectivity front, Moto C Plus andMoto C both support,4G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS and micro USB port. In the battery department, Moto C Plus is loaded with a 4000mAh battery, whereas Moto C is juiced up by a 2350mAh battery. In this segment, Moto C Plus has again taken the front seat due to its better battery capacity.
If we look at the sheer specifications, Moto C Plus isa worthy upgrade to Moto C. The primary movers being better display resolution, camera, memory and battery. Having said that Moto C Plus would face stiff competition from Xiaomi Redimi 4 which offers better specs and that too at an attractive pricing.