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Motorola launches budgeted Moto C and Moto C Plus with 5-inch displays and Android 7 Nougat

After so many rumours and leaks, Motorola has finally launched the more budgeted smartphones in the new Moto C family with the names Moto C and Moto C Plus. These new devices are even cheaper than the Moto E family phones. Both come with superior 5-inch displays and both the phones run on the Android Nougat OS out of the box.

Moto C and Moto C Plus Prices

The Moto C is priced at just 89 euros (around $98) while the Moto C Plus is priced at 119 euros (around $131) and is currently listed on the official Motorola Italy website. Motorola confirmed that both phones will be available in “spring” in European, Latin American and Asia Pacific countries.

Moto C Plus
Moto C Plus

Motorola also launched both entry-level smartphones in the Indian market where the Moto C will be available priced at Rs. 5,999 (around $93) with Pearl White and Starry Black colour options while the bigger Moto C Plus comes with an affordable price tag of Rs. 6999 and will be available exclusively via Flipkart e-retailer in the country. The launch offers for the Moto C Plus include a Jio Prime plan with up to 30 GB Additional 4G Data and the users will also get a complimentary Jio Prime membership.

Additionally, the users will also get 5 GB of additional 4G LTE data on every recharge of Rs. 309 or above, limited to 6 recharges till 31st March 2018. The second offer includes Moto Pulse headsets worth Rs. 2599 at just Rs. 749 and finally the users can get an additional 20% off during the Flipkart end-of-season sale. @evleaks has also revealed in the past that Motorola is working on these new budgeted smartphones from the Moto C series. The leakster also shared some images from the devices that confirm black, white, gold and red colour options for both of the phones.

Moto C
Moto C

Motorola Mobility India MD Sudhin Mathur said commenting on the launch of the device in India, “According to the reports fewer people are expected to upgrade to smartphones because of concerns over price, need and ability to use. We see this as a huge opportunity for a brand like us to initiate the smartphone journey for feature phone users.” This new budgeted Moto device also comes with 4G VoLTE support and comes with Dual-SIM support as well making it tough for its competitors in the Indian market.

Moto C Specs

The Moto C comes with a 5-inch FWVGA display with 854 x 480 pixels resolution and is powered by a 1.1 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737m processor. It comes with 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage capacity which is further expandable via a microSD card up to 32GB. It runs on the Android 7.0 (Nougat) OS out of the box and also supports the Dual SIM option.

It features a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, HDR, 720p recording @ 30fps and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash. A 2350mAh removable battery backs it up and supports a 3.5mm audio jack, 4G VoLTE, 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS and, FM Radio support. It measures 145.5×73.6x9mm and weighs 154 grams. It will be available in Starry Black, Fine Gold and Metallic Cherry colour options.

Moto C Plus Specs

The Moto C Plus features a 5-inch HD display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution and is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core 64-bit MediaTek MT6737 processor. It comes with a 1GB/2GB RAM option and comes with 16GB internal storage capacity that is also expandable via microSD card up to 32GB. It also runs on the Android 7.0 (Nougat) OS out of the box and supports Dual SIMs.

Moto C Plus
Moto C Plus

It features a 5-megapixel auto-focus rear camera with LED flash and f / 2.4 aperture. A 2-megapixel front-facing camera is also available with LED flash and f / 2.8 aperture. It is backed up by a massive 4000mAh battery and supports a 3.5mm audio jack, 4G VoLTE, 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS and FM Radio support. It measures 144×72.3x10mm and weighs 162 grams. It will be available in Starry Black, Fine Gold and Metallic Cherry colour options.

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