Second generation Motorola Moto E headed to Verizon, LTE in tow

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Second generation Motorola Moto E headed to Verizon, LTE in tow
While Motorola hasn't confirmed the existence of a second generation Moto E, we already saw a few renders that allegedly show the new smartphone. Now, we can take a look at another render, which seemingly shows a Verizon-branded next-gen Moto E. That's right, it appears that Motorola's upcoming budget handset will be launched by Verizon, though there's no word on exactly when this is supposed to happen.

Earlier this month, Best Buy listed the new Motorola Moto E as coming soon, mentioning that this would cost only $99.99 off contract. However, the retailer quickly removed the Moto E webpage from its website, so for now we've no idea when the smartphone should become available (though "soon" is probably a good guess).

The new Moto E should be a bit larger than last year's model, reportedly offering a 4.5-inch display with 540 x 960 pixels. The upcoming handset should also come with LTE connectivity and a front-facing camera - two features that can't be found on the old Moto E. Other than that, the second-gen Motorola Moto E could have a Snapdragon processor, 1 GB of RAM, and microSD card support. Near stock Android Lollipop will almost surely be on board.

As a reminder, Verizon should soon also launch the Motorola-made Google Nexus 6, becoming the last major US carrier to sell the extra-large handset. Back to the new Moto E, is anyone looking forward to buying one?


source: Android Police
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