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Motorola's newly unveiled Moto E3 Power went on sale last midnight on Flipkart. The new Motorola phone costs Rs. 7,999, but don't get fooled by the low price-tag of the device. It comes loaded with top-notch specifications.

Motorola received an overwhelming response on the Moto E3 Power first day sale.The company sold record 100,000 units of Moto E3 Power in just 24 hours and this is said to be the highest single device sale on the first day in Flipkart's history.

To provide a better perspective on the Moto E3 Power, we have listed top five features that are certain to make the new device compelling enough to buy.

Big battery:

The highlight of the Moto E3 Power is its battery. It comes with a whopping 3,500mAh cell. With such high capacity battery, the device can easily last a whole day, even if used extensively for internet browsing, video calls and binge-watching YouTube videos.

Another notable aspect of the Moto E3 Power's battery is that it boasts 10W quick charger, where in a 15-minute charging gives close to five hours of battery life. No other phone in the Indian budget smartphone category has this feature.

Water-and-dust resistant:

Another notable aspect of Moto E3 Power is its build quality. It comes with special water-repellent nano-coating inside and outside of the device, which can sustain accidental water splash and also survive if caught in the rain. Again, this feature is unique to Moto E3 Power, compared to other phones in the entry level segment.

Furthermore, Motorola phone also boasts oleo-phobic coating on the screen to repel sweaty fingerprint smudges.

Read more: Motorola sells record 100,000 Moto E3 Power units on Flipkart in 24 hours

4G-LTE with VoLTE support:

Moto E3 Power is also one of the budget phones to support 4G-LTE (Long Term Evolution) network. With this, users can enjoy high speed internet with 150mbps download speed and 50mbps upload speed.

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It also supports HD calling as it comes with VoLTE (Voice-over-LTE) modem. You can enjoy unlimited HD Voice (VoLTE), Video calling, unlimited SMS, unlimited high speed data and Jio Apps till the end of December 31 2016.

[Note: Charges will be applied for international calls and roaming.]

In addition to those services, Moto E3 Power users will also be able to avail premium Jio applications – My Jio, Jio on Demand, Jio Beats – with unlimited options of latest movies, TV shows and songs across multiple languages.

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Good camera:

For its price, Motorola's budget phone houses pretty good camera hardware. It features 8MP camera with LED flash, auto-focus, which can deliver decent quality pictures under bright light conditions.

On the front, it houses a 5MP camera. To further enhance the photography experience, Motorola has incorporated beautification tools to make selfie images livelier.


India being a price sensitive market, people expect a budget phone to offer latest features and good performance. Here, Moto E3 Power promises to deliver it. The new Motorola phone comes packed with 64-bit class 1.0GHz MediaTek quad-core processor, backed by sumptuous 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage. If users find the memory space short, they can add 32GB through microSD card.

As a promotional offer, Flipkart and Motorola are giving gift vouchers to Moto E3 Power buyers.

Read more: Moto E3 Power: Complete details on promotional offers

Key specifications of Moto E3 Power:

Model Moto E3 Power
Display 5.0-inch HD (1280x720p) IPS display with smudge-free coating
  • Pixel density: 294 ppi (pixels per inch)
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 ) with VoLTE (Voice-over-LTE)
Add-ons Water-repellent nano coating, Dual-SIM slots, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, micro SD card, micro USB v2.0, GLONASS/GPS, 1W based rear loud speaker,OTG
Price Rs. 7,999