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Upcoming Moto E will set the price bar even lower

Updated Dec 19th, 2018 8:47PM EST
Motorola Moto E Price

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Motorola is expected to announce a new Android device in the coming weeks, with reports suggesting that the Moto E will be the company’s most affordable smartphone yet. A recent listing on Zauba, an Indian site that keeps tracks of imports an exports, lists a Motorola Moto E white model (model number XT 1022), which is valued at around 6,330 INR, AndroidOS reports. Converted in U.S. dollars, the Moto E’s value is of about $105, although the retail price may be a bit higher, depending on region.

Motorola has previously stated that it wants to offer buyers devices even cheaper than its best-selling Moto G handset, which was launched last year, an affordable device that quickly became popular with smartphone buyers.

The Moto E has been unofficially confirmed by recent reports from Brazil and Mexico, and it’s expected to pack a 4.3-inch display with 1280 x 720 resolution, 1.2 dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 1GB of RAM, 4GB of storage, 5-megapixel camera, 1900mAh battery and Android 4.4 KitKat. The phone is also rumored to be just 6.2mm thin.

Images for the Moto E aren’t available at this time, but Motorola is expected to announce the device next week, during a special London-based event.

A screenshot showing the Zauba manifest follows below.


UPDATE: Sister site BGR India notes that retail prices are always higher than import prices, which means that the Moto E is going to cost more than 6,330 INR when it releases. Nonetheless, the new Moto E should still have an impressive price of less than 10,000 INR, BGR India says.

Chris Smith Senior Writer

Chris Smith has been covering consumer electronics ever since the iPhone revolutionized the industry in 2008. When he’s not writing about the most recent tech news for BGR, he brings his entertainment expertise to Marvel’s Cinematic Universe and other blockbuster franchises.

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