Motorola launches two budget smartphones - meet Moto C and Moto C Plus

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The worldwide smartphone company has recently launched Moto C and Moto C plus in the market with the latest Android operating system Nougat 7.0.

The Moto C is the definition of a low-end budget smartphone and comes in several configurations with 3G and 4G models. On the other hand, the 4G version will have a starting price of around Rs 6,999. Let's say we only agree with part of that press statement, as we wouldn't even recommend the "regular" C to the least demanding ex-dumb phone owner.

The handset is expected to arrive with a 2GB of RAM and 16GB expandable internal memory and of course, we don't know up to what it expandable.

There has been a steady outpouring of Motorola leaks over the past few weeks, culminating in a presentation slide which gave away details about its entire 2017 lineup. It will be available beginning this spring in various countries across Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

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It is also reported that Motorola will launch Moto E (2017) with a 5-inch HD display, 2.5D curved glass and fingerprint sensor, and Moto E Plus (2017) sporting a 5.5-inch display. Naturally adding the higher 16GB storage tiers to either of these increases the price further. The Plus model also includes dual-sim card support and a microSD card slot. The Moto C is priced at Euro 89 (~Rs.6,300) and Moto C Plus is priced at Euro 119 (~Rs.8,300). The screen is the same size as the Moto C version, but the resolution is a 1280×720 pixels HD variant.

While our smartphone coverage is mostly consumed with high-end flagships, there are other (oft-ignored) segments in this space - like the cheaper tiers that Motorola has had some success in saturating. It has a 2350mAh battery and comes in colours such as metallic cherry, pearl white, fine gold and starry black. It also has a bigger 4,000mAh battery, and while the front-facing cam is the same 2MP setup (albeit with an LED), the rear is upgraded to 8MP. From what we can see, the features that the phone seem to offers are something that most of us will look forward to.