Motorola has today announced the launch of its entry-level smartphone, the Moto C, in India. Priced at Rs 5,999, the device will be in all leading stores across 100+ cities in the country and comes in Pearl White and Starry Black colour options.
The major highlight of the device is the impressive battery backup coupled with some interesting internals and the latest Android update, all at the very affordable price tag.To start with, the Moto C sports a 5-inch FWVGA display with a screen resolution of 854 x 480 pixels. It is powered by a quad-core MediaTek MT6580M processor along with 1GB RAM and an option of 8GB and 16GB internal storage. The phone comes in two variants, one that supports 3G, while the smartphone launched in India supports 4G.
On the camera front, the device boasts a 5MP rear camera and 2MP front shooter for selfies and video calling. The device runs on Android 7.0 Nougat and is juiced up by a 2350mAh battery. On the connectivity front, it supports, 4G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS and micro USB port. It measures 145.5 x 73.6 mm x 9 mm and weighs 154 grams.
Speaking on the announcement, Sudhin Mathur, Managing Director, Motorola Mobility India and Country Head, Lenovo Mobile Biz Group, said, “According to the reports fewer people are expected to upgrade to smartphones because of concerns over price, need and ability to use. We see this as a huge opportunity for a brand like us to initiate the smartphone journey for feature phone users. At Motorola, we focus on mobility through device innovation, user-centric design and smart connectivity to offer the best possible smartphone experience to the consumers.”