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Moto C Plus vs Moto C: Price, specifications and features comparison, and which one should you buy

Moto C and Moto C Plus with Android Nougat 7.0 available in India for Rs 5,999 and Rs 6,999. Which one to buy?

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Further expanding its smartphone portfolio in India, especially the affordable ones, Lenovo-owned Motorola today announced the Moto C Plus smartphone, priced at Rs 6,999. The launch of the Moto C Plus comes right after the company officially unveiled the Moto C earlier this year.

The Moto C and Moto C Plus are company’s cheapest smartphones to launch this year, priced at Rs 5,999 and Rs 6,999, respectively. Both the smartphones run on Android Nougat 7.0 and offer entry-level specifications without burning hole in your pocket. Now we understand, those of you looking forward to switching from your old Android smartphone to a new one, more so because the two smartphones here in question have got Android Nougat and Google Assistant on board, which one should you be going for? Here is a comparison between Moto C and Moto C Plus

Moto C vs Moto C Plus: Features and specifications

Both Moto C and Moto C Plus look similar in design, expect the later one offers slightly different specifications. The Moto C and Moto C Plus both feature a plastic built body. The smartphones have camera ring place in the top center of the rear panel with LED flash placed inside the camera ring itself.

While Moto C Plus offers a 5 inch HD (720p) IPS display, the Moto C smartphone has got a 5-inch FWVGA display offering lower resolution than the Moto C Plus. This means Moto C Plus with 1280×720 pixels resolution offers better display experience than Moto C which only offers an 854×450 resolution. Also, a major upgrade is noted in the battery capacity on both the smartphone. While Moto C houses a 2,300 mAh battery, the Moto C Plus drives its power from a 4,000 mAh battery paired with Motorola’s Rapid charger for faster battery charging. ALSO READ: Moto C Plus vs Xiaomi Redmi 4 vs Micromax Evok Power vs Coolpad Note 5 Lite: Price, specifications and features compared

In terms of specifications, Moto C Plus runs on a 1.35Ghz quad-core MediaTek MT6737 SoC coupled with 2GB RAM. In comparison, Moto C is powered by a 1.1Ghz MediaTek MT6737 SoC, coupled with 1GB of RAM. Both the smartphone offers 16GB of internal storage which is further expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card slot.

In terms of optics, Moto C Plus has an 8-megapixel camera with dual-LED flash, f/2.2 aperture, and auto-focus. On the front is has a 2-megapixel selfie snapper with LED flash as well. On the other hand, Moto C only has 5-megapixel primary camera with LED flash, fixed focus and it has 2 -megapixel camera for selfies as well. While both primary cameras on Moto C and Moto C Plus offer support for 720p recording, it is Moto C Plus which is better specced in comparison.

Moto C Plus vs Moto C: Which one to choose?

Considering the packaged features and specifications on both the smartphone, the Moto C Plus shall be an obvious choice if you are looking forward to owning a better-specced smartphone with decent gaming, media playback, photography and overall Android experience. However, it is worth mentioning that Moto C Plus will be available online for a limited period of time only as the company has announced to keep a limited number of units on sale tomorrow. On the other hand, Moto C is made available offline and can be bought from retail distributors.