Motorola has formalized two new smartphones for the low-cost segments: Motorola Moto C and Moto C Plus. They will be sold under the bar of 130 euros and will be available in the next month.
A few hours ago, we were finalizing our article on the recent leaks about the Motorola catalog, where all the ranges, including the next Moto X, whose return is now assured, and Moto C, New family of products for the entry-level. Random of the calendar, a few minutes later, Motorola unveils the two Moto C. As expected, they take the name Moto C and Moto C Plus. And as we expected, these are terminals for the most economical segments, face the all new Galaxy J3 (2017) from Samsung and the Y-series models at Wiko.
Motorola Moto C
Let’s start with the Moto C. The datasheet includes a 5-inch FWVGA display, a MediaTek MT6737m (1.1 GHz quad-core chipset), 1 GB of RAM, 16 GB of storage (expandable by microSDHC, ), And a skein of common equipment: 4G, Wi-Fi n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, microUSB 2.0, 3.5mm jack, two SIM ports (only one compatible 3G/4G).
The battery is a model 2350 mAh. The photo sensor is a 5-megapixel camera (f/2.4 lens, LED flash, autofocus, 720p video). The webcam is a 2-megapixel model (lens opening to f/2.8, LED flash, fixed focal length). The mobile is 9 mm thick. It weighs 154 grams. It is officially proposed in three colors: black, gold and cherry. But as you can see, white could also be present.
Motorola Moto C Plus
The Moto C Plus takes part of this technical sheet and improves some points. The screen still measures 5 inches, but its definition rises to 720p. The chipset becomes an MT6737 clocked at 1.3 GHz. The RAM stays at 1GB in the base model and can go up to 2GB as an option. The storage remains at 16 GB in all cases (always extensible up to 32 GB extra). The battery goes to 4000 mAh: this is the big plus of the product. Its charger is more powerful to reduce charging time.
The webcam remains identical, but the main sensor goes up to 8 megapixels with lens opening to f/2.2, autofocus and flash LED. The shooting in video remains stuck in 720p. The mobile is always compatible 4G, Wi-Fi n, Bluetooth 4.2, 3.5 mm jack, microUSB 2.0 and GPS. No NFC here either. Because of the battery, the Moto C Plus takes a little overweight: 162 grams on the scale and 10 mm thick. Three colors here too.
Both phones run on Android 7.0 Nougat without overlay. The price of the two mobiles is 120 euros for the Moto C and 130 euros for the Moto C Plus (certainly in 1 GB version of RAM). They will both be available next month without further clarification.