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Motorola Moto E 2015 Review cheapest lollipop smartphone

Editor Rating: 3.9 / 5


Users are already aware with the mid range handsets of Motorola. Previously the company was launched the handset called Moto E which was  the budget friendly device come with well balanced features and now its time for the successor. Recently Motorola released the modest version of the handset known as Motorola Mote E 2015. Like the predecessor the handset also stand in the line of low budget handsets but comes with a many good and notable changes. The handset is packed with more advance technology that does not mean the technology makes the device high end but this is the reasonable smartphone.

Design and Display

Build and design is the basic thing for attracting the users towards the smartphone. The new generation Mote E 2015 is quite similar with previously revealed handset. The handset has the same plastic body with the same round edges. The button placement of the handset is same like the original one with the volume controls buttons. Motorola embossed their company logo on the back side of the handset and the rear camera less placed just above the logo and the camera less is wrapped from the side with the silver rim which gives the pretty look to the handset.  The handset has 145 grams of weight and it measures 129.9 x 66.8 x 12.3 mm which is easy to manage from single hand.

The new version of Moto E is come with a slightly large display. The Motorola Mote E 2015 has 4.5 inches large display having 540 x 960 pixels resolution which provides 245ppi density. The display of the handset is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 which increases the endurance of the screen and keeps the screen away from unwanted marks and scratches. The change in display size is not much but it considered the good positive change by the company in budget friendly handsets line.

image of 2nd generation Motorola Mote e 2015 

Operating system

Moto E 2015 are belongs to the new generation so the handset runs the latest operating system. This is the typical Android based handset and run Android 5.0 Lollipop OS. The new version of the operating system is more convenient, light in weight and easy in use. Due to its light weight the operating system consumes very less power for running the handset smoothly and with its easy use everyone can use the handset operating system easily. The interface of operating system is Google’s own Android interface which is colorful in use and easy in understand.

Processor and Memory

 The new Mote E 2015 is come with the upgrade system on chip and processor. The new handset is come in a two version 3G and 4G LTE and according that company combined different chipset and processors together. The 3G model has Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 processor which is combined with Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 and Adreno 302 GPU for handling the graphical task and the 4G LTE model is packed with Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 combined with Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 paired with Adreno 306 GPU. These are the fabulous combination of processor, chipset and GPU for smooth working of handset. Both the versions have the same capacity of RAM, ROM and on-board memory. The handset has  1GB RAM along with 8GB ROM which can be extended up to 32 GB externally via microSD card. Users can save their data in memory card but they are unable to over load the handset because if they try to store too much data inside the handset they get to faced slow working speed of the mobile.


The rear facing camera in Moto E 2015 is same as the original version. The rear camera is 5 megapixel with 2592 Ñ… 1944 pixels density, autofocus, Geo-tagging, panorama and HDR. The features of the rear is even same as the original Moto E but the notable change found in the new model is the placement of front facing camera which is the really important improvement in low range handset. However company did not placed very high resolution front-facing camera and only placed VGA but the change is positive especially for those who are addict for taking selfies.


The great change found in the new model besides the other changes is battery which is more powerful than the previous model. The new Moto E 2015 is energized by Li-Ion 2390 mAh battery which is quite enough for this type of mid range handset.

Price and Availability

 Motorola announced the handset recently with the smart price of $150 and with this price the mobile stand in the line of low budget mobiles category. The handset available in two colors; black and white and available globally.

Bottom Line

Motorola Moto E 2015 is the cheapest handset comes with the Android Lollipop 5.0 operating system. There is no doubt that the handset offers the impressive features to the users and the biggest benefit is LTE connectivity. The camera wise the handset also upgrade with front-facing camera for taking the better selfies. Battery capacity of the handset is also increased. Motorola is giving the best users and budget friendly device to the consumers.


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