Motorola Moto E (2015)

Description

The Motorola Moto E has both LTE, and non-LTE variants. The handset is powered by a quad-core 1.2 GHz Qualcomm processor (a Snapdragon 410 on the LTE version, and a Snapdragon 200 on the 3G-only version), and comes with a 4.5-inch, 540 x 960 pixels display - thus being slightly larger than the 2014 model. Other features include a 5 MP rear camera with 720p video recording, VGA front-facing camera, 1 GB of RAM, 8 GB of expandable internal memory, and a 2390 mAh battery that's "designed to last all day."

This device is also known as Motorola XT1527, Motorola XT1511, Motorola XT1505, Motorola XT1524, Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen.)

Cons

  • Thick body (0.48 inches)

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Display

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Size: 4.5 inches
Resolution: 960 x 540 pixels, 245 PPI
Technology: IPS LCD
Screen-to-body: 64.38 %
Touchscreen: Capacitive, Multi-touch
Features: Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

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System chip: Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 8916
Processor: Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
GPU: Adreno 306
RAM: 1GB
Internal storage: 8GB
Storage expansion: microSDHC up to 32 GB
Device type: Smartphone
OS: Android (5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop) Screenshots

Battery

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Capacity: 2390 mAh
Type: Not user replaceable

Camera

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Rear: Single camera Camera samples
Main camera: 5 MP (Autofocus)
Specifications: Aperture size: F2.2
Video recording: Yes
Features: Video calling
Front: 0.3 MP VGA
Dimensions: 5.11 x 2.63 x 0.48 inches (129.8 x 66.8 x 12.2 mm)
Weight: 5.11 oz (145.0 g)
Resistance: Splash
Keys: Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Colors: Black, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD): Bands 2(1900), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 17(700 b)
UMTS: Bands 5(850), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900)
Data Speed: LTE, HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
SIM type: Micro SIM

Multimedia

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Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Features: Album art cover, Background playback
Screen mirroring: Wireless screen share
Radio: FM
Additional microphone(s): Yes

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 4.0
Wi-Fi: 802.11 b, g, n
USB: microUSB, USB 2.0
Features: Mass storage device, Charging
Location: GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
Sensors: Accelerometer
Other: Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications: Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Other features: Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:
Date approved: Jul 25, 2015
FCC ID value: IHDT56QC8
Measured SAR:
Head: 1.08 W/kg
Body: 0.82 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission: 1.57 W/kg
Wireless Router: 1.46 W/kg

Buyers information

Price: $ 150

Availability

Officially announced: Feb 25, 2015
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Alternative variants

Motorola Moto E (2015)

XT1511

Differences from the main variant:
System chip: Qualcomm Snapdragon 200
Processor: Quad-core, 1200 MHz
GPU: Adreno 302
UMTS: Bands 5(850), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900)
Price: $ 120

Motorola Moto E (2015)

XT1505

Differences from the main variant:
System chip: Qualcomm Snapdragon 200
Processor: Quad-core, 1200 MHz
GPU: Adreno 302
UMTS: Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Motorola Moto E (2015)

XT1524

Differences from the main variant:
LTE (FDD): Bands 20(800 DD), 3(1800), 1(2100), 7(2600)
UMTS: Bands 8(900), 1(2100)

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