Moto E 2016 launched as Moto E3: 5-inch display, Android Marshmallow, other specs and price
Moto E 2016 launched as Moto E3: 5-inch display, Android Marshmallow, other specs and priceReuters

Last month, Lenovo-owned Motorola launched the 2016 series Moto E3 with sub-par features in the United Kingdom. Now a more powerful model has made its unofficial debut in Asia.

Before Lenovo could announce the new device, a retailer in Hong Kong has started selling the Moto E3 Power. As the name suggests, its USP is the battery capacity. It houses a massive 3,500mAh cell, 700mAh more than the original model. The new Moto E3 variant also boasts a 10W quick charger as well, which is missed in all phones under the budget category.

Other upgrades include dual-SIM slots, 16GB inbuilt storage and 2GB RAM. The rest of the features, such as display, processor OS, and the camera hardware remain the same.

Moto E3 Power sports a 5.0-inch HD IPS screen and comes with Android Marshmallow OS, MediaTek quad-core CPU, 8MP primary camera with LED flash and a 5MP front snapper.

Moto E3 Power price details:

The new Moto E3 Power is being sold for HKD 1,098 (roughly $142/€125/Rs. 9,488) in black colour option, PlayfulDroid reported.

Will Moto E3 Power debut in India?

Yes. Lenovo has launched the Moto G4 series in the mid-range (Rs. 10,000-Rs.15,000), but it lacks a device in the sub-Rs.10,000 category. This is where Moto E Power comes into play, as it perfectly fits the bill. With feature-rich hardware, it is certain to find traction in a price-sensitive market like India.

Watch this space for more updates.

Key specifications of Moto E3 Power:

Model Moto E3 Power
Display 5.0-inch HD IPS display with 1280x720p resolution
OS Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Processor 1.0GHz MediaTek MT6735P (Cortex-A53) quad-core CPU
Storage 16GB, expandable up to 128GB
  • Main: 8MP camera with LED flash, auto-focus
  • Front: 5MP camera
Battery 3,500mAh with 10W quick charger
Network 4G-LTE (download:150mbps/ Upload: 50mbps )
Add-ons Dual-SIM slots, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, micro SD card, micro USB v2.0, GLONASS/GPS, 1W based rear loud speaker,
Price HKD 1,098 (roughly $142/€125/Rs. 9,488)
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