Android Attacks! Moto E Dual-Core + 5MP Camera $179

Written by Oonagh Reidy     08/07/2014 | 15:49 | Category: SMARTPHONES & PDAS

Moto unleash cheapie smartphone E for $179.

Android Attacks! Moto E Dual-Core + 5MP Camera $179 Moto E has a high-resolution 4.3" display with 256ppi, which Moto say is the sharpest in its class. 

It runs a dual-core CPUs Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor running up to 1.4GHz, 5MP rear-facing camera and 1.3mp out front. You can touch anywhere on the screen to take a shot or record video. 

Motorola, which Google has sold to Lenovo, says the unlocked E is "a new class of smartphone that's fully loaded and fairly priced", and is super cheap at A$179. 

Analysts predict cheaper smartphones is where demand will be at, as consumers get fed up of paying big bucks. 

Moto E's display is made of Corning Gorilla Glass and has a water-resistant splash guard.


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It runs 2G/3G. 

Announced in May, Moto E runs Android 4.4.2, KitKat. It is on sale at The Good Guys from this week in Black and White for $177 and JB HiFi, Allphones. 

Motorola announced they are rolling out an Android 4.4.4 update for Moto X, E and G phones starting in India and soon to go global, so E will likely soon be updated to the new 'Droid version. 




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E has a a long-lasting 1980 mAh battery that will "go all day", 4GB internal storage, 1GB RAM, microSD slot for up to 32GB of expandable memory, Built-in FM radio, WiFi, Bluetooth and has Dual Sim. 

It also features colorful interchangeable backs called Shells - 20 color and designs to personalize the look of your Android phone.

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Moto has also released a 4G version of Moto G.

It has a 4.5-inch 720p HD display, and runs a quad-core Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM and 2070 mAh battery. Android 4.4.2, 16GB of internal storage and microSD card slot. 

It is now in Oz on sale for $299 unlocked at The Good Guys only.

The original Moto G 3G version continues to be available from A$249.