Motorola has officially released the back-cover for the budget phone Moto E in India via Flipkart.
Moto E covers are being made available almost a week after the launch the device. Though it is a bit late to arrive, Flipkart is offering discounts up to 50-percent to Moto E consumers who bought the device on the launch day, whereas the others will have to shell out full price (MRP) of ₹899. The offer is said to last only till 31 May, reported BGR India.
Color options include - Chaulk (white), Raspberry, Violet, Turquoise, Lemon Lime, Royal Blue, Spearmint, Cherry and Licorice.
Like the smartphone, Motorola Moto E shells are also selling like hot cakes; web-pages of the four variants- Royal Blue, Spearmint, Cherry and Licorice are showing 'sold out' sign at the time of the reporting.
In related news, Flipkart has stopped taking orders for the Moto E smartphones in India. The stocks of the phone reportedly ran out within hours (around 16 hours) on 14 May.
The company reportedly sold between 80,000 and 1 lakh units on the launch day, now, according to import data (courtesy, Zauba.com) available with the technology website, AndroidOS.in, Flipkart has received a new shipment from Motorola containing around 11,700 units.
It is said that the new units are meant to be delivered to consumers who pre-booked after the Moto E stocks went dry last weekend and company is expected to receive more shipments soon.
Interested consumers can type-in their email-ID at Moto E page on Flipkart to get real-time notification from the company when the phone will be back on sale again.
[Update: Flipkart has confirmed that the Moto E will be back on sale at 11:00 AM, 23 May (Thursday), with limited stock of 20,000 units only; for more information, click here.]
Budget Motorola phone, Moto E sports a 4.3-inch qHD (960x540p) display with scratch-and-splash resistant Gorilla Glass 3 protection and ships with the latest Android KitKat OS out-of-the-box.
Under the hood, it houses1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 dual-core processor, Adreno 302 GPU, 1GB RAM, 4GB inbuilt storage (expandable up to 32GB) and also houses a 5.0-megapixel primary camera and 1980 mAh (Li-Ion) battery which can provide power for close to 24 hours under mixed media usage.
Key Specifications of Motorola Moto E:
|Model||Motorola Moto E(Model: XT1022)|
|Display||4.3-inch qHD (960x540p) screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3Pixel density : 256 ppi (pixels per inch)|
|OS||Android v4.4 KitKat OS|
|Processor||1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 series dual-core CPU|
|GPU||400MHz Adreno 302|
|Storage capacity||4GB, expandable up to 32GB|
|Camera||Main: 5.0-megapixel camera (no flash)
Front : no camera
|Battery||1980 mAh (Li-Ion);Can provide power for close to 24 hours under mixed media usage|
|Add-ons||Dual-SIM slots (micro), Bluetooth v4.0 (with LE), Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), micro-USB v2.0, microSD card slot, FM radio,|
|Dimensions||124.8x 64.8 x 12.3 mm|
|Colours||White and Black|