GmanAtl, 17 May 2016I own this, and I own a Lumia 640 Windows phone. The Moto E is a toy compared to the Lumia. Th... moreYup. Same here. I got both AT&T models for $30 each. Amazing what we can get for $30 these days. There is no question the Lumia 640 is superior to it especially with camera, signal strength, and call qiality. I keep it as my #1 or #2 option while my Moto E will be a 3rd or 4th stringer.
The few things why I got a Moto E 2nd gen is because it is Android. I prefer my Nova Launcher Prime, TubeMate, MX Player, Quick Pic, torrent apps like Flud, SwiftKey, and so on. I love the Textra app which replaces my default text app. It isn't a totally worthless phone because I do prefer Android over WP. And I live in a city where it rains alot, so splash resistance and the small compactness of it can be very useful for me.
Versus Lumia 640 or even the $100 ZTE Zmax 2, I think Moto E 4G doesn't compare. But it has its virtues too like a clean Android experience, comparable battery life to Lumia, front speaker, and splash resistance. I saw the Moto G4 Play and it seems it will replace this Moto E. But the size is too tall. I already have phones with that height already. I like the 4.5 inch the Moto E brings. Just wished it was slimmer.
I own this, and I own a Lumia 640 Windows phone. The Moto E is a toy compared to the Lumia. The Lumia (nokia) is an amazing phone for, $29 on sale. A camera as good as Apple's, and has an led flash (Moto no flash). Impeccable call quality - for those of you who still talk on a phone. FAST !!! 5" gorgeous screen.
But here's why you should consider a Windows phone. It is so much faster than an Android, but MAINLY the freedom to install the apps where you want them. For example, I have only 1gb ram, but I have over 300 apps on my Windows phone, and 280+ can be installed on the sd-card. With my Moto, I'm lucky to have 50 apps because 90 % are forced to be installed in RAM. And with my Lumia 640, I still have over 500mb ram left !
No flash on this Moto ? Just ridiculous. Oh, the camera SUCKS. The macro is pretty much non existent. The Lumia has an incredible macro and picture quality. Even if you don't want a windows phone, steer clear of this Moto if you want a good camera, or if you like a lot of apps.
don,t buy the moto phone worrest service in vijayawada always hanging and always they are charging in customer support service points they are not intimate actual problem and they gave for problem new name and charging bad phone bad phone bad service
Bought this 4 my wife in oct 2015 for 80Â€ and in Finland that was a bargain. 4G for that price was really too tempting and it ended up replacing her outdated Samsung Gio. For a basic use I'd say it is brilliant and few weeks ago got updated to Marshmallow. Memory is a bit small as she takes quite a lot of photos but adding SD-card fixed that.
Just upgraded my Motorola Moto E 2nd Gen. LTE XT1524 to Android 6.0 Marshmallow and it is performing way way better than lollipop. Battery performance improved, speed and performance improved. I want Android N upgrade for this device too... it can perform and handle the next upgrade very well. Really happy and satisfied with this upgrade.
How's the power button? Is it durable enough to last a year with frequent usage (referring to power button)?
i got Marshmallow last month, it solved the issue of heating up or the handset freezing up time and again.
Bought a high gain mic for external jack for outside video recording, but it doesn't wok with this phone. Wonder why? It works on my ipad. Mic is supposed to work on iphone and later version android phones.
factory restart mode is not working and every time i instal a new lolypop verson memory hanging so lolypop is not working.
Fantastic basic smart phone. This will do 95% of what 90% of users need. I'm not a fan of larger phones as I prefer one that easily fits in any pocket and can be left in a back pants pocket and repeated sat on without breaking. So far this phone has held up extremely well.
Who this phone is prefect for -
Someone who: browses the web/social media, needs navigation, makes phone calls, wants great battery life.
Who it's not perfect for:
Someone who: will use it as a primary camera, plays a lot of games.
This phone would be perfect for me if the camera were better and it had a flash. For $30-50 there is no other phone that can compete sold in the US.
in Europe, SAR levels for the Moto E are 0.747 (W/kg, Head) and 0.782 (W/kg, Body)
At this point all these stupid phones are worthless piles of ....
Battery speed shutdowns responses etc garbage every time missing the good ole days of no cells no drama and frusterating nightmare headaches. As much as some of them cost they should coast along like rails on butter but....no...wth
I've had this phone for 4 months and absolutely loved it UNTIL..the update yesterday. Now my battery drained overnight and it's taking all day to charge!! Now what? Very upset!
I am using Moto E 2nd Gen Last 4 or 5 MonthAfter the update of Android L 5.1 on my Moto E2nd 3G vresion the phone work like butter....
awesom phone by Motorola on Price of Just Rs-6999
Don't buy anything from Motorola!!! They will not stand by their warranty. I had a problem with the phone in that people complained they couldn't hear me or the phone would just disconnect. After talking with someone in the customer service department, I was told they would send me a new phone and a package for me to return my phone to them. They asked for my credit card number so they could charge me for a new phone if I didn't return the one that didn't work within a reasonable time. I returned it the day after I received the new phone and package to return the old one. They charged me $24 to FIX the old phone. They have been promising ever since to credit my account and to this day (almost 3 months) I have received nothing!!! I get an email about once a week which says the same thing about returning the phone. They have admitted and acknowledged that they received it. It's extremely frustrating to try to deal with them. So I thought I'd just tell everyone how they do business and implore you NOT to buy a Motorola phone because their warranty means absolutely NOTHING!!!
prasad, 16 Apr 2016Moto e2 exlent but speaker is failureI am facing SD card removed frequently problem and r requires apps for everything
Moto e 2nd gen unlocked from staples in Canada $160 (Boxing Day). Bought from Fido a new sim for $10 and my pay as you go works like before. Added 32 Gig Sd and formatted it with Marshmallow to be internal storage. Works as expected feeding some internal memory for apps that cannot be moved to the Sd card.
Battery life 5 days with one or two short calls a day. That's normal for me. Got a few apps , a space empire builder , and a cell tower and wifi point location finder and both work well. The game does draw more power but playing it for 30 minutes a days shortens the recharge cycle to 4 days.