Earlier this year, the full road map for Motorola revealed a new range of devices called the Moto C. This came as quite the surprise to many as Motorola has in the past only had the Moto X, Moto E, Moto M and its wildly successful Moto G line of devices. However, little more has surfaced about the new range of devices until today.
In what can only be considered a testimony to the importance of the Malaysian market to Lenovo, Motorola’s parent company, Motorola unveiled its new Moto C series to the world. The Moto C looks to be catering to the affordable entry level category with its first devices: the Moto C and the Moto C Plus costing on RM399 and RM539 respectively. Before this, this was a market catered to by Moto’s popular Moto E series. However, the Moto C and Moto C Plus looks to be catering to a more affordable market bringing only the bare essentials.
The Moto C will be coming with a 5-inch FWVGA display with a 854×480 pixel resolution. It runs on a 64-bit MediaTek MT6737m quad core processor clocked at at 1.1GHz and a Mali T720 graphics processor. It will be supported by 1GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard storage with support for up to 32GB additional storage through microSD card slot.
The Moto C will come with a 5-megapixel main camera sensor with a f/2.4 aperture and 1.4µm pixel size. The camera is a fixed focus camera with HDR support. single LED flash and a 74º lens. The front camera is a 2-megapixel camera with a 2-megapixel, f/2.8 sensor with 1µm pixel size. It is a fixed focus sensor with HDR capabilities and a single LED flash.
It has dual SIM capabilities. However, this is not dual 4G standby; the main SIM will be 4G LTE capable but the second SIM only supports 2G. It will be supporting WiFi 802.11b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.2 and it will sport a micro USB port without TurboCharge support and a 3.5mm audio jack.The Moto C All of this will be powered by a removable 2,350mAh Lithium polymer battery.
Moto C Plus
The Moto C Plus sports a slightly better 64-bit MediaTek MT6737 quad core processor clocked at 1.3GHz. It also sports an extra 1GB of RAM (total of 2GB RAM) but retains the 16GB of on board memory and expandability. It also sports a better 8-megapixel. f/2.2 camera sensor with 1.12µm pixel size. It will also have Autofocus. However, the front camera remains the same. It comes with a larger 4000 mAh battery.
Other than these upgrades, the other specifications remain the same as the Moto C.
The Moto C and Moto C Plus will cost RM399 and RM539 respectively and is available at Motorola and Lenovo Mobile stores nationwide.