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Launch Date (India) Mar, 2015 Jan, 2015
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Smartphone OS Android 5.0 Lollipop, Upgradeable to 6.0 MarshmallowNo more updates expected Android 4.4, Upgradeable to 5.0 LollipopNo more updates expected
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 4.5 inches 4.5 inches
Screen Resolution 540x960 pixels (~ 245 pixels per inch) 540x960 pixels (~ 245 pixels per inch)
Tall Aspect Ratio / Minimal Bezels
Scratch Resistant Display Yes, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Display Features IPS, Anti-smudge Coating Super AMOLED
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.2 GHz 1.2 GHz
Processor Type Quad Core Quad Core
Processor Name Qualcomm Snapdragon 200Ranked #99 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks N/A
GPU Adreno 302 N/A
RAM 1 GB 1 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G
VoLTE
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Connecting Port USB USB
Primary Camera 5.0MP 8.0MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes
HD Video Recording Yes Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features F/2.2 Aperture, Quick Capture, Tap anywhere to capture, 4X Digital Zoom, Slow Motion Video, Burst Mode, Auto HDR, Panorama Shot, Tap to Focus N/A
Secondary Camera 0.3MP 5.0MP
Secondary Camera Features N/A Snap a selfie with your voice or palm, Wide Selfie (merge three photos taken from the left/middle/right into one), Animated Selfie
Internal Memory 8 GB 16 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 32 GB up to 64 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM GSM+GSM
Thickness 12.3 mm 6.9 mm
Weight 145 gm 110 gm
Audio Output 3.5mm jack 3.5mm jack
Water Resistant Yes
Battery Capacity 2390 mAh 1900 mAh
Battery Standby N/A N/A
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) N/A 13.00 hrs
Fast Charging
Other Battery Parameters Mixed Usage: Up to 24 hrs Internet Usage Time (3G): 8 hrs, Internet Usage Time (WiFi): 11 hrs, Video Playback Time: 11 hrs, Audio Playback Time: 60 hrs
Fingerprint sensor
Other Features Exchangeable Motorola Bands and Grip Shells; Noise Filtration; Motorola Alert Ultra Power Saving Mode; ANT+ Support
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Excellent build quality
  • Simple, pleasant, functional design
  • Compact, comfortable to hold
  • Decent display quality, with good color reproduction
  • Moto's software features complement the stock Android UI, that is clean, fun, and functional
  • Good speed/performance for daily use
  • Very good audio quality
  • Very good battery life
  • Excellent build quality
  • Beautiful design in an aluminium frame
  • Slim, light, compact and comfortably pocketable
  • Very good display with good brightness levels, excellent sunlight legibility and great contrast
  • Android interface with Samsung's Touchwiz which is feature rich and customizable with themes
  • Good camera
  • Decent loudspeaker
  • Good audio quality
  • Decent battery life
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Average camera performance
  • Average loudspeaker (good volume levels, but flat tones)
  • Overall speed/performance lags behind peers in this price bracket
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