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    Moto C

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    Specs at a Glance
    Battery Capacity
    2350 mAh
    Battery Capacity
    Operating System
    Android v7.0 (Nougat)
    Operating System
    Screen Size
    5.0 inches
    Screen Size
    Variants Available
    + 3
    Ram & Storage:
    + 1
    Detailed Specs
    Announced On5-May-17
    Market StatusOut of Stock
    Price StatusConfirmed
    PriceRs. 5,999
    Weight154 grams
    ColorsPearl White, Starry Black, Fine Gold
    BuildBack: Plastic
    Dimensions145.5 x 73.6 x 9.0 mm
    Screen Size5.0 inches
    Screen Resolution480 x 854 pixels
    Pixel Density196 ppi
    Screen to Body Ratio64.21%
    GPUMali-400 MP2
    Operating SystemAndroid v7.0 (Nougat)
    ChipsetMediaTek MT6580
    CPUQuad core, 1.3 GHz, Cortex A7
    Clock Speed1.3 GHz
    Architecture64 bit
    Process Technology28 nm
    Memory & Storage
    Phone Variants1GB 16GB
    Expandable StorageYes
    RAM TypeLPDDR3
    Storage TypeeMMC 5.0
    Expandable Storage CapacityYes, 32 GB
    OTG SupportYes
    Front Camera
    Front Camera FeaturesFixed Focus
    Front Camera SetupSingle, 2MP
    Front Camera 1 Resolution2 MP
    Front Camera 1 TypePrimary Camera
    Front FlashYes, LED Flash
    Battery Capacity2350 mAh
    Battery RemovableYes
    Battery TypeLi-Polymer
    USB Type-CNo
    Miscellaneous Features
    Network & Connectivity
    GPSYes A-GPS
    FM RadioYes
    3.5mm Audio JackYes
    Bluetooth Typev4.2
    Audio Jack3.5 mm
    Rear Camera
    Rear FlashYes, LED Flash
    Rear Video Recording1280x720 @ 30 fps
    Rear Camera FeaturesDigital Zoom
    Rear Camera SetupSingle, 5MP
    Rear Camera 1 Resolution5 MP
    Rear Camera 1 TypePrimary Camera
    Network Support4G
    SIM SizeSIM1: Micro, SIM2: Micro
    Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
    SIM Slot(s)Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
    Wi-Fi FeaturesMobile Hotspot
    SIM 1 Bands4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40), FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5), 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz, 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz, 4G Speed: 50 Mbit/s 150 Mbit/s (LTE category 4), G...
    SIM 2 Bands2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz...
    Fingerprint ScannerNo

    Price & Availability

    The smartphone variant is not available or sold out in the market

    About the Phone

    Moto C comes with all the features needed to please a user looking for a standard functioning handset. It has a long-lasting battery that can run for two days. Also, it has good cameras which can keep the details preserved in the photos.


    Moto C is fitted with a good battery, that performs well due to the power-efficient display that it arrives with. The battery is capable of running the phone for a whole day without an issue as it does not drain that easily. If you put it through light use, then the battery can also last you for more than one day, giving an excellent battery backup.


    For a low-cost phone, Moto C has good quality cameras fitted to it. It can capture brilliant details without a problem, and while the colours may appear a bit washed out, they are quite detailed when compared with its rivals. However, it does falter in low-light conditions. The camera can also capture HD videos which are great for a phone in this price range.


    As a low-budget phone, Moto C delivers quite well. It has a dated processor and may look cheap, but it can still run all the essential apps which are useful for an average user. If not pushed, it will keep the processing speed high. However, it has a very poor display. It is a recommended phone for any user. However, they should not expect an immersive experience with the screen.

    Lenovo tries to capture the low-cost market with the Moto C. Priced at ₹6,999, it is a capable set for low-budget users.


    As a low-cost phone, Moto C does not have any spectacular features, but it arrives with enough low-cost components to keep the user happy. The only problem remains with the dated display. On the whole, it is a worthy recommendation for any low-cost user.

    The Moro C is of a plastic build, which is expected at this rate. It has a low display-to-surface ratio of around 64% which means you do not get adequate screen space to work with. It also has a removable back. On the whole, the material used and the craftsmanship is okay for an entry-level phone. The device does not make much noise when sturdiness tests like twisting the phone are done – proving it to be sturdy. The Volume button is placed at the right side and is quite easily accessible. As it is made out of plastic, the phone does not feel good in the hand and looks cheap.

    Moto C comes with a 5-inch TFT display with a resolution of 854×480 pixels having a density of about 196 PPI. It is a very dated display. The maximum luminosity registered by Moto C is 364 cd/m². It is quite bright, but it is easily beaten by its competitors. However, the brightness is evenly distributed. Due to the lack of ambient light sensors, the screen brightness cannot be adjusted. However, the colours on the phone are intense. Due to its screen brightness, it can be viewed outdoors in sunlight without having too much of reflection. However, the viewing angles are not good and have a fall in quality when viewed at a wide angle.

    The Moto C is fitted with a MediaTek MT6737 chipset. It is a very old chipset, running on 4 cores the clock up to 1.1 GHz. It is an entry-level processor and partnered with the ARM Mali T720 which is also entry level. Twinned with the 1 GB RAM, the Moto C delivers average performance. Demanding games will make the phone freeze. Multitasking is good but opening too many apps at one time would result in stuttering.

    The Moto C has a primary 5MP camera on its rear panel. It can take shots at 4:3 format and with a resolution of 2560×1920 pixels. It comes with an f/2.4 aperture. Under good lighting conditions, the photos have high details and are quite sharp. However, there is a bit of washing out of colours which may be because of the lack of autofocus. Videos can be recorded in HD at 30 fps.


    The Moto C stutters when it comes to low light photos. The image sharpness is not great, and as a result, you get noisy photos.


    The 2MP selfie camera is decent and captures mediocre selfies. However, the selfies have to be taken in adequate light, and low light selfies falter when it comes to quality.

    The Moto C comes with a 2350-mAh battery. In a Wi-Fi test where the internet was kept running, the phone was able to last for 8h 37min which is impressive. It showed that the phone is capable of offering amazing battery backup that can make it go through a whole day, or even two. The charging time, however, is a bit long, taking 3 hours to charge.

    In the low budget segment, Moto C is quite a good phone. While it may have a cheap design, it sits well in hand. However, the problem with the phone is the bad display. It is very dated though it might be the reason for the better performance and battery life if the phone is placed against its flagship rivals. On the whole, it is a phone with all the qualities expected from a low-budget phone and is a recommended buy for any low-budget user. However, investing a bit more and buying a Redmi 4 would be a much better option.