The Moto E4 Plus has finally been launched in the country, ending weeks of speculation around the eagerly-awaited smartphone's price in India. The smartphone has been launched in India in just one configuration: 3GB RAM and 32GB built-in storage, and the Moto E4 Plus price in India is Rs. 9,999, a competitive price tag that will help it compete with the Xiaomi Redmi 4, Nokia 3, and Lenovo K6 Power. The smartphone will be exclusively available on Flipkart, and goes on sale at 11:59pm IST on Wednesday itself. A feature-rich handset, the Moto E4 Plus has a 5000mAh battery, selfie flash, fingerprint sensor, and Android 7.1.1 Nougat.
It sports a metal back with a circular camera frame and antenna lines. There is a Motorola batwing logo and a speaker grille also situated at the back of the smartphone. The smartphone has a Home Button in the front with the fingerprint sensor packed underneath, and the volume and power keys are both situated on the right edge of the smartphone. The 3.5mm audio jack is seen residing on top and the Moto E4 Plus. While the US variant has a water repellent nano-coating, Lenovo confirmed that Indian variant doesn't. The company is touting the One Key Nav feature on the fingerprint sensor.
Alongside the Moto E4 Plus launch, the Lenovo-owned brand confirmed the Rs. 8,999 price tag in India of the smaller Moto E4. To recall, retailers had in early July announced availability and price of the smartphone, and now Moto says the smartphone will be available across the country from Wednesday.
The company has also detailed a host of launch day offers - Moto E4 Plus buyers will get the Moto Pulse 2 headphones at a discounted price of Rs. 749 (down from Rs. 1,599); a free 2-month subscription to Hotstar Premium; Idea subscribers will get 84GB data for 3 months at Rs. 443; Jio subscribers will get Jio Prime + 30GB additional data, and, an exchange offer up to Rs. 9,000 is being offered on the phone. A Buyback Guarantee of up to Rs. 4,000 was also announced, while buyers will also get 20 percent off on Flipkart SmartBuy products.
Coming to the specifications, the Moto E4 Plus runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. The smartphone sports a 5.5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) display. It is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MTK6737M SoC paired with 3GB of RAM. The smartphone offers 32GB of internal storage options as well - with the option to expand via microSD card (up to 128GB). The company is touting the presence of a dedicated microSD card slot.
As for the optics, the Moto E4 Plus sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, autofocus, and single-LED flash support. At the front, there is a 5-megapixel sensor with f/2.2 aperture, fixed focus, single-LED flash, and a beautification mode for better selfies.
The biggest USP of the Moto E4 Plus is its 5000mAh non-removable battery that supports fast charging as well. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11n, Micro-USB port, GPS, Bluetooth v4.1, and 4G support. The dimensions measure at 155x77.5x9.55mm, and the smartphone weighs 181 grams. Sensors on board include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, magnetometer, and proximity sensor.