Moto E - £95
Why this smartphone is built for you
The Motorola Moto E
The Motorola Moto E is an entry-level smartphone that runs on Android Kit Kat. It sits just below the Moto G in Motorola's range and offers spec to rival many much more expensive smartphones.
This phone has a 4.3 inch touchscreen that displays in 256PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The Moto E has a 5MP camera and can record video in up to 720p. This phone does not have a front facing camera.
Performance is provided by a 1.2GHz dual core processor and 1GB RAM. Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 42 out of 100.
The Moto E has an estimated battery life of around 13 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 1980mAh (MilliAmp hours). The average battery capacity is 1950mAh.
1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The Moto E comes with 4GB internal storage and an expandable memory card slot which makes it possible for you to add a further 32GB external storage. It also comes with Google Drive installed which gives you an additional 15GB of free cloud storage.
The Moto E has Bluetooth which enables it to communicate with other Bluetooth devices (such as a Bluetooth handsfree kit). It has Wi-Fi which means that it can connect to your home network or public Wi-Fi hotspots such as those available in many coffee shops, cafes or hotels. The Moto E is also able to connect to DLNA and Miracast enabled devices (such as a laptop or smart TV) meaning that you can stream content both to and from this phone wirelessly.
This phone comes in a dual SIM version (called the Moto E Dual SIM) that enables you to pop in two SIM cards at once and choose the one you want to use. This comes in handy if you are planning to use your phone abroad extensively or want to keep your business and personal calls separate.
The Motorola Moto E is splash resistant, has an FM radio and an MP3 player. It is able to integrate with social media via designated Facebook and Twitter apps and it comes with Google Voice Search installed which enables you to control your device simply by talking to it. The Moto E comes preloaded with Google Maps, Gmail, Chrome, Google+ and YouTube. Other apps, such as Instagram, WhatsApp, Snapchat and Spotify are available to download from the Google Play Store, along with the latest music, films, TV shows and games.
The Motorola Moto E is a well built and attractive handset that is excellent value for money. This phone would be excellent for tech savvy older relatives, young children or for throwing in the car as a spare to go on holiday with.