As we were waiting for the Motorola's upcoming event on June 21st where the company is expected to launch new smartphones including the Moto Z2 and Z2 Force, Moto G5S series and Moto X4, Motorola just surprised its fans by launching the next generation Moto E series flagships Moto E4 and Moto E4 Plus and announced the news via an official blog post. Both the new budgeted smartphone will be available in US and are already listed on Motorola US website. The Moto E4 is priced at $129.99 / €149 and will be Amazon Prime exclusive smartphone with another Verizon variant in the line as well. The bigger Moto E4 Plus is priced at $179.99 / €199 and we will have more details about its availability in the upcoming days.
The Moto E4 will be available with Licorice Black and Fine Gold color options while the Moto E4 Plus will be available with Oxford Blue, Iron Gray and Blush Gold color options. The Moto E4 comes with a metal body and features a 5-inch HD 2.5D curved glass full lamination display with 70% NTSC color gamut and 1280 x 720 pixels resolution. It is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core Snapdragon 425 processor with Adreno 308 GPU and comes with 2GB of RAM with 16GB of internal storage that is expandable via microSD card slot. It runs on the Android 7.1 Nougat OS out of the box and comes with single / Dual SIM variants.
It features an 8-megapixel auto focus rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, 1.12um. pixel size, 71° lens and has a 5-megapixel fixed focus front-facing camera with LED flash, f/2.2 aperture, 1.4 um pixel size and 74° lens. It is backed up by a 2800mAh removable battery with 5W/10W rapid charging and supports 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, GPS, NFC connectivity options with 3.5mm audio jack and FM Radio support as well. It comes with water-repellent coating. It measures 144.5 x 72 x 9.3mm and weights 150 grams.
The bigger Moto E4 Plus also features a metal body and has a 5.5-inch HD 2.5D curved glass display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution. It is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core Snapdragon 427 processor with Adreno 308 GPU and comes with 2GB of RAM with 16GB /32GB internal storage options along with MicroSD card expandable storage. It also runs on the Android 7.1 Nougat OS out of the box and comes with single / Dual SIM variants.
It features a 13-megapixel auto focus rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, 1.12 um pixel size, 78° lens and comes with a 5-megapixel fixed focus front-facing camera with LED flash, f/2.2 aperture, 1.4 um pixel size and a 74° lens. It has a massive 5000mAh battery with 10W rapid charger and supports 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, GPS, NFC, 3.5mm audio jack and FM Radio features. It also comes with water-repellent coating and measures 155 x 77.5 x 9.55mm with weight of 181 grams.