Review Moto C and Moto C Plus: BUDGET SMARTPHONES

Review Moto C and Moto C Plus: BUDGET SMARTPHONES

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Review Moto C and Moto C Plus: BUDGET SMARTPHONES

Lately, many budget smartphones have been released: Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) for $170, Huawei Y3 for $60, and now Motorola unveiled two models: Moto C and Moto C Plus.

Motorola Moto C

The basic model of C series is a plastic smartphone with a 5.0-inch screen. It looks life from 2010. The screen resolution is only 854 x 480. The pixel density is 195 PPI, so the display will be unpleasant, if earlier you used devices with Full HD screen.

Google has well optimized Android 7.0 Nougat, so Moto C runs on the latest version Android, despite the weak hardware. New smartphone is equipped with MediaTek MT6780M processor and 1GB of RAM. The chipset consists of four Cortex-A53 cores at 1.3 GHz.

Review Moto C and Moto C Plus: BUDGET SMARTPHONES

Moto C supports only 3G. Its price is about 89 euros. The model with LTE works on MTK6737M processor with a frequency of 1.1 GHz, and its price is 99 euros.

Main 5 megapixels camera has fixed focus and 74 degree viewing angle. The front camera is only 2-megapixel with a viewing angle of 63 degrees. There is a flash for both cameras.

Moto C specifications:

  • Two versions of processor: MediaTek MT6780M (4 x Cortex-A53, 1.3 GHz, without LTE) or MediaTek MT6737M (4 x Cortex-A53, 1.1 GHz, LTE Cat. 4)
  • Graphics Mali-T720 MP2
  • 1 GB of RAM
  • 8 or 16 GB of internal memory, supports Micro SD up to 32 GB
  • 5-inch screen, resolution 854 x 480, 195 ppi
  • 5-megapixel main camera with fixed focus, LED flash
  • 2-megapixel front camera, LED flash
  • Battery capacity of 2350 mAh
  • Micro USB (2.0) connectors and headphones
  • Android 7.0 Nougat
  • The sizes of the case: 145.5 x 73.6 x 9 mm
  • Weight 150 grams

Wireless interfaces:

  • 2G, 3G, optional 4G
  • 2 x Micro SIM
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 (b / g / n), Bluetooth 4.2
  • Geolocation: GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS

Moto C Plus

Plus-model isn’t bigger in size – the screen is also 5-inch. But in other aspects it looks much better. The screen resolution is HD, main camera has 8-megapixel sensor and even with autofocus. Used processor is MediaTek MTK6737 without the letter “M” and with a frequency of 1.3 GHz.

Review Moto C and Moto C Plus: BUDGET SMARTPHONESReview Moto C and Moto C Plus: BUDGET SMARTPHONES

Despite modest specifications, the battery capacity is 4000 mAh. The basic version Moto C Plus has 1 GB of RAM, buy you can also buy a model with 2GB.

The price of older version Moto C Plus is unknown, but younger will cost 119 euros.

Moto C Plus features:

  • Processor MediaTek MT6737 (4 x Cortex-A53, 1.3 GHz)
  • Graphics Mali-T720 MP2
  • 1 or 2 GB of RAM
  • 16 GB of permanent memory, supported by Micro SD up to 32 GB
  • Screen at 5 inches, resolution 854 x 480, 195 ppi
  • 8-megapixel main camera, f / 2.2, LED flash
  • 2-megapixel front camera, f / 2.8 LED flash
  • 4,000 mAh battery
  • Micro USB (2.0) connectors and headphones
  • Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Body dimensions: 144 x 72.3 x 10 mm
  • Weight: 162 grams

Wireless interfaces:

  • 2G, 3G, 4G
  • 2 x Micro SIM
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 (b / g / n), Bluetooth 4.2
  • Geolocation: GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS

Moto C and Moto C Plus will be released in Europe, Latin America and Asia. The color options are four: black, white, red and gold.

Source: motorola