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Motorola Moto C

Motorola Moto C
5"
480 x 854 pixels
5 MP
2 MP front
MediaTek
Quad-core, 1100 MHz
RAM: 1 GB
MEMORY: 16 GB + MicroSD
BATTERY: 2350 mAh
Announced: May 15, 2017
Market status: Released
Release date: Jun 2, 2017
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM*

Pros

  • Large camera sensor pixel size (1.4 μm)

Cons

  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • Does not support automatic screen brightness
  • Lacks a proximity sensor that turns the display оff during a phone call
  • Too little RAM memory (1 GB RAM)
  • Low pixel density screen (196 ppi)
  • Low-resolution camera (5 megapixels)

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Description

The Moto C runs Android 7 Nougat, and sports 5-inch display with 854 x 480 pixels resolution. The device is powered by quad-core MediaTek processor, and features LTE connectivity. The Moto C also offers 1 GB of RAM, 16 GB of expandable internal memory, and a 2350 mAh battery. As for cameras, the handset has a 5 MP rear one, and a 2 MP front-facing one, both with LED flashes.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android (7.0)
  • Dimensions:
    • 5.73 x 2.90 x 0.35 inches (145.5 x 73.6 x 9 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 5.43 oz (154 g)
      the average is 5.5 oz (158 g)
  • Colors:
    • Black, Gold, Red, White

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 5.0 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 480 x 854 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 196 ppi
  • Screen-to-body ratio:

    Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

    • 64.26 %

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 5 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Aperture size:

      Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

      • F2.4
    • Pixel size:

      Pixel size - The size of an individual pixel on a camera's sensor. The bigger, the better.

      • 1.4 μm
    • Software Features:
      • Digital zoom, Geo tagging
    • Shooting Modes:
      • Burst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama
  • Camcorder:
      • 1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)
    • Features:
      • Video calling, Video sharing
  • Front-facing camera:
      • 2 megapixels
    • Features:
      • Flash, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Hardware

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • MediaTek 6737
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Quad-core, 1100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm
  • Graphics processor:

    Graphics processor - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

      • Mali-T720 MP2
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 1 GB RAM
  • Built-in storage:

    Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 16 GB
  • Storage expansion:

    Storage expansion - Some handsets allow you to expand their storage capacity by using a memory expansion card – most often microSD. Expansion memory is mostly suitable for media storage, such as photo, video or music content.

    • microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB

Battery

  • Capacity:

    Capacity - The bigger, the better! However, battery capacity is not the only factor that has an effect on battery life. Those include the chipset in use, the software running on the device, as well as the consumer's unique usage pattern.

    • 2350 mAh
  • Type:
    • User replaceable, Li - Polymer

Multimedia

  • Screen mirroring:
    • Wireless screen share
  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Cellular

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • LTE (FDD):
    • Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
  • LTE (TDD):
    • Bands 38, 40
  • Data:
    • LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA
  • Micro SIM:
    • Yes

Phone features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer
  • Notifications:
    • Haptic feedback
  • Other features:
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 4.2
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g, n
    • Mobile hotspot:
      • Yes
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization.

    • GPS, A-GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation
  • Other:
    • Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 15 May 2017

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Alternative variants

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Motorola Moto C (Dual SIM)

Differences from the main variant:

  • Multiple SIM cards:
    • 2 slots

Motorola Moto C (3G Only)

Differences from the main variant:

  • Built-in storage:

    Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 8 GB

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