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|DESIGN AND DIMENSIONS Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen.)|
|Height||129.9 mm||Worse than 53 % of phones rated.|
|Width||66.8 mm||Worse than 51 % of phones rated.|
|Depth||12.3 mm||Worse than 62 % of phones rated.|
|Weight||145 g||Worse than 53 % of phones rated.|
|Body Colour||White | Black|
|Protection||Waterproof, anti-smudge coating|
|Waterproof (Water-resistant)||Yes||Better than 87 % of phones rated.|
|Integrated Components||FM radio|
Headset jack - mini-phone 3.5mm
Micro-USB - 5 pin Micro-USB Type B
|SIM Card Type (Size)||Micro SIM|
The Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen.) has a height of 129.9 mm, a width of 66.8 mm and a thickness of 12.3 mm. The weight of the phone is 145 g. Many users will also appreciate the waterproof design.Show more
|DISPLAY Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen.)|
|Display Type||LCD display|
|Screen Size (Display Size)||4.5"||Worse than 57 % of phones rated.|
|Screen Resolution (Display Resolution)||960 x 540 pixels||Better than 53 % of phones rated.|
|Pixel Density||245 ppi||Worse than 90 % of phones rated.|
|Display Protection (Screen Protector)||Corning Gorilla Glass 3 (scratch resistant glass)|
The screen size reaches 4.5" inches. Phones with smaller displays are easier to use with one hand. The experience is less pleasant compared to phones with large displays. However, if you're buying a phone for basic use and don't want, for example, a good gaming experience or a large screen for watching movies, this size should be good enough for you. LCD displays are currently taking a back seat. This is mainly due to higher power consumption. In addition, they have the disadvantage of lower colour contrast, which can be reflected e.g. in the resulting photos. On the other hand, phones with LCD displays are in general cheaper than those with OLED technology.
Display Resolution of Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen.) is 960 x 540 pixels. A higher display resolution is a prerequisite for a sharper image. The standard for mid-range phones today is a Full HD resolution of 1920 × 1080 px. Cheaper phones, which usually have a smaller diagonal, have an HD resolution of 1280 × 720 px. Smaller resolutions can only be found in older models. Best phones, on the other hand, have a 4K resolution of 3840 x 2160 px. Display´s pixel density is 245 ppi and represents another significant factor affecting image sharpness besides resolution. The higher the value, the sharper the image. Average value is currently about 350-400 ppi, which guarantees a fine and sufficiently sharp image. Finest modern phone displays reach 450 ppi and above.
|PROCESSOR Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen.)|
|Processor Type (CPU)||Qualcomm Snapdragon 410|
|Clock Speed||1.2 GHz||Worse than 65 % of phones rated.|
|Processor Core Qty||Quad-core||Worse than 55 % of phones rated.|
|Graphics System (GPU)||Qualcomm ADRENO 306|
Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen.) is equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 410. The number of processor cores is 4. It is a number of cores that plays an important role in evaluating the performance of phone as it is responsible for computing operations. Smartphones already commonly have a core count of around 4 to 8. Multi-core processors can perform better and reduce the processing time of a request to a minimum, which is reflected in the responsiveness of the phone, e.g. in the speed of opening applications. The processor frequency indicates how many instructions phone can process in 1 second. The higher the frequency, the better the performance. Standard processor frequency range today is between 1.8 GHz and 2.8 GHz. Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen.) reaches the frequency of 1.2 GHz.
The processor also includes the graphics accelerator Qualcomm ADRENO 306.
|MEMORY Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen.)|
|RAM||1 GB||Worse than 60 % of phones rated.|
|Internal Memory Size (Storage Capacity)||8 GB||Worse than 71 % of phones rated.|
|Supported Flash Memory Cards (Expandable Memory)||microSDHC - up to 32 GB|
The phone´s internal memory capacity is 8 GB. The size of the internal storage determines e.g., how many photos, songs, movies, or applications you can store on your phone. This memory capacity is ideal for those who have a few basic apps and a few dozen photos on their phone. If you don't expect to use your phone to play games or need to store high-resolution photos, this size should be sufficient. There is almost no probability you're likely to see this low capacity on new smartphones. The standard memory today is around 64 and 128 GB. The best phones have internal memory of 256 GB or more. Luckily, most smartphone manufacturers nowadays offer models with different memory sizes to suit every user.
An additional option to increase the storage capacity of this model is to insert a memory card.
RAM memory of the Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen.) is 1 GB. Most powerful phones currently have an operating memory of 12 GB or more, which is especially useful for demanding users such as gaming enthusiasts. Normally, phones nowadays have 6 to 8 GB of RAM, which means that the phone can easily handle normal operation and more demanding applications. Operating memory of less than 4 GB is found in lower-end phones or older models, and they are suitable for low-end users who don't use demanding applications and have the phone more for basic use.
|CAMERA Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen.)|
|Number of Main Cameras||1|
|Sensor Resolution||5 Megapixel||Worse than 58 % of phones rated.|
|Lens Aperture||F/2.2||Worse than 71 % of phones rated.|
|Digital Zoom||4x||Better than 59 % of phones rated.|
|HDR Mode||Auto HDR mode|
|Camera Modes||Burst mode, panoramic pictures|
|Video Resolutions||1280 x 720 (720p)|
|Camera Features (Functions)||Quick Capture|
|Number of Front Cameras||1|
|Sensor Resolution (Front)||0.3 Megapixel||Worse than 95 % of phones rated.|
The rear camera of the Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen.) has only one lens. Single lens is more typical for older phones or lower-end phones with lower quality cameras. The rear cameras of modern phones nowadays are usually equipped with two, three and sometimes even five rear camera lenses. The resolution of the main lens is 5 Megapixel. Higher resolution does not necessarily mean super high quality photos. Furthermore, it depends on the pixel size but also on other important factors. The aperture of main lens reaches F/2.2 value. The best phones have a lens with an aperture of up to F/1.5, where more light can pass through sensor and photos will be of a high quality even in low light conditions. However, lenses with apertures around F/1.8 to F/2.2 are the most common. The lower the number after the slash, the better the photo quality.
Digital zoom in this case offers zooming up to 4x. Of course, the higher the lens value, the more distant object can be zoomed in. Nonetheless, the disadvantage of digital zoom is that the quality and sharpness of photo deteriorates when using it.
The front camera of phone Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen.) has one lens. This number of lenses is standard on most smartphones nowadays. The resolution of front lens reaches 0.3 Megapixel. Again, it should be noted that resolution is only one of several other significant factors that affect resulting quality of a photo.
|BATTERY AND CHARGING Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen.)|
|Battery Capacity (Battery Size)||2390 mAh||Better than 55 % of phones rated.|
|Run Time Details||Mixed usage: up to 24 hrs|
|Battery Technology||Lithium Ion|
The battery size of Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen.) is 2390 mAh. Nevertheless, battery capacity is not the only factor that affects the phone's battery life. For example - the size of the display, the performance of the processor, the use of data functions and, of course, the intensity of use of phone in general all have a significant impact on battery life. Standard for most smartphones today is a battery capacity of around 4500 to 5000 mAH. Phones with this battery size usually guarantee a phone life of at least 1 day. Older or cheaper smartphone models can then reach battery capacities typically around 2500 mAH and below. With this capacity, you may find that if you use your phone heavily, you may need to recharge your phone during the day.Show more
|CELLULAR Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen.)|
|Technology||WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM|
|Mobile Broadband Generation||4G||Better than 91 % of phones rated.|
|Operating System||Android 5.0 (Lollipop)|
|Navigation||GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS|
Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen.) supports 4G. 5G connectivity, which is slowly replacing standard 4G connectivity, is still more the preserve of the latest phones. The operating system in this case is Android 5.0 (Lollipop).Show more
|COMMUNICATIONS Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen.)|
|Data Transmission||GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE|
|2G Band||850 GSM, 900 GSM, 1800 GSM, 1900 GSM|
|4G LTE Band||Band 1, Band 3, Band 7, Band 20|
|4G LTE Frequency||FDD 2100, FDD 1800+, FDD 2600, FDD 800 DD|
|Wireless Interface||IEEE 802.11b/g/n|
|Communication Features||Mobile Email client, Internet browser|
|Messaging Services||SMS, MMS|
Basic connectivity standards also include Bluetooth 4.0, making it easy to communicate wirelessly with other devices such as headphones, tablets, speakers and smartwatches.Show more
|MEDIA Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen.)|
|Supported Digital Audio Standards||WAV, AAC, MP3, AAC +, MIDI, M4A|
|Supported Digital Video Standards||MPEG-4, H.264|
|FEATURES Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen.)|
|Phone Functions||Speakerphone, call timer, conference call, flight mode, vibrating alert|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor|
|Personal Information Management||Calendar, synchronization with PC, calculator, reminder, alarm clock|
|OTHERS Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen.)|
|Included Accessories||Power adapter|
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