As promised, Motorola has launched its first-ever battery-centric smartphone, Moto E4 Plus, today in India. Priced at Rs 9,999, the smartphone is Flipkart-exclusive, and will be available starting tonight at 11:59PM. Buyers will be able to choose from color options like iron gray, and fine gold. There will be a limited edition oxford blue color, which is expected to be available in India sometime later this year. Also Read - iPhone 11, iPhone XR up for grab with massive discount on Flipkart Big Saving Days saleAlso Read - Flipkart Big Saving Days sale begins: Pixel 4a, Realme X7, Samsung Galaxy F62, more on discount
Buyers will be able to avail a bunch of launch-day offers on the Moto E4 Plus. These include, discounts on the moto pulse 2 headphones that will be available for Rs 649, and free two months of Hotstar Premium subscription. Other deals include 84GB 4G data for Idea Cellular users for three months, and Jio Prime with 30GB extra data. Lastly, the Moto E4 Plus is a part of Flipkart’s Buyback Guarantee offer, and there is also an exchange offer on the phone of up to Rs 9,000.
The key feature of the Moto E4 Plus is its 5,000mAh battery, which is supported with 10W rapid charger. The company says that the battery is good enough to last up to two days on a single charge. The battery is supported with Motorola’s rapid charging technology. Although it is the first smartphone from the Lenovo-backed company to boast a massive battery, recently, nubia N2 also made it to the Indian market with an equal battery capacity. In comparison to the Moto E4 Plus, the nubia N2 is priced at Rs 15,999.
Moto E4 Plus features a unibody design in metal finish. The overall design language is quite identical to the Moto G5 series. There is a circular camera module in the center of the back panel. It has a home button on the front, which doubles up as a fingerprint sensor. ALSO READ: Smartphones with best battery backup in India under Rs 10,000: From Xiaomi Redmi 4 to Lenovo K6 Power and more
Moto E4 Plus specifications, features
Talking about the specifications, the Moto E4 Plus is equipped with a 5.5-inch HD (1280×720 pixels) display with 2.5D curved glass on top. Under the hood is a Mediatek MT6737 quad-core SoC clocked at 1.3GHz and paired with 3GB of RAM. There is 32GB internal storage on offer, which can be further expanded via microSD card.
For photography, it is equipped with a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, auto-focus and LED flash. It is capable of recording videos in 720p @30fps. Up front, there is a 5-megapixel camera with f/2.2 aperture with fixed focus, and supported with LED flash. The front camera is capable of capturing photos in HDR. Another highlight of the smartphone is support for Dolby ATMOS.
On the software front, it runs on Android 7.1 Nougat. Connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots, 4G with VoLTE support, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, MicroUSB, and 3.5mm headset port. RELATED: Motorola sends media invites for July 25 event; Moto X4, Moto Z2 launch expected
At the given price, the closest competitor is the nubia N2, which is also powered by a 5,000mAh battery that is claimed to offer up to 12 hours of web browsing, 60 hours of voice calls, 41.5 hours of music, 11 hours of video streaming or 8.4 hours of gaming with one time complete charge. In addition to that, there are a bunch of other battery-centric smartphones in the same price bracket such as the Gionee A1, Lenovo K6 Power and Xiaomi Redmi Note 4.