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Motorola Moto C Smartphone Specs and Price

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The Lenovo-owned company Motorola has finally unveiled its long-expected Moto C. The phone, which looks to compete with budget devices such as Gionee Steel 2 and Samsung Z4, features an FWVGA display and front flash.

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Moto C Key Specs & Features

  • 5.0-inch TFT Display, 480 x 854 pixels (196ppi)
  • 1.1GHz quad-core Mediatek MT6737M CPU with 1GB RAM
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat), Stock Android
  • 8GB, 16GB Storage, up to 32GB memory card
  • 5MP Rear Camera and 2MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE Data (optional)
  • Single SIM or Dual SIM
  • 2350 mAh Li-Po Removable Battery

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Build and Display

The Moto C shows off a clean design and slightly curved edges that should make for comfortable grip. However, the body doesn’t look to be made of metal like the Steel 2.

The Moto C will be available in black, white, gold and cherry colours. The Android phone measures 9 millimetres and 154 grams in thickness and weight respectively. For display, it packs in a 5-inch unit with a resolution of 854 x 480 pixels.

Camera and Storage

A major highlight in the camera department is that you get LED flash support for the front camera. There is virtually nothing else to write home about. Well, at least we couldn’t find any other thing exciting about the Moto C.

You get a combo of 5MP rear and 2MP selfie cameras. Onboard storage is just 8 GB for the 3G model and 16 GB for the LTE variant. Moto C also supports up to 32 GB using a microSD card.

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Performance and OS

Under the hood, the Moto C carries a quad-core MediaTek MT6737M with speed capped at 1.1 GHz. The CPU receives assistance from a Mali-T720 MP2 GPU and lowly 1 GB of RAM.

It goes without saying that nothing awesome can be expected from this phone in terms of performance. Its maker aims it at the budget crowd after all. Interestingly, Motorola runs the Moto C off the latest Android 7.0 Nougat operating system.

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Other Specs and Features

Juice is supplied to the device by 2,350mAh Li-Po battery. Connectivity options available in the Moto C include microUSB 2.0, Bluetooth 4.2 (A2DP and LE), and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with hotspot. And of course, the LTE variant lets you enjoy ultra-fast mobile data speeds.

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It appears interested buyers will be able to get the Moto C in a single-SIM or dual-SIM offering. The 4G variant will support LTE on MTN, Smile, Etisalat, NTel, and InterC.

Pricing and availability

Moto C is not yet available in Nigeria, Ghana, or Kenya. It is expected to begin its global launch starting at a price of €89 and €119 for the 4G variant. We currently have no data on pricing and availability for Nigeria, Ghana, or Kenya. When available, Moto C Price in Nigeria is expected to range from 35,500 Naira to 55,000 Naira at launch.

Motorola Moto C Specs

Here are a few specs of the Moto C Smartphone:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 7.0 (Nougat), Stock Android
  • Processor: 1.1GHz quad-core Processor (Mediatek MT6737M)
  • GPU: Mali-T720MP2
  • Memory: 1GB RAM
  • Colours: Metallic Cherry, Pearl White, Fine Gold, Starry Black
  • Dimension: 145.5 x 73.6 x 9 mm
  • Weight: 154 g
  • SIM Type: Micro-SIM
  • SIM Count: Single SIM or Dual-SIM


  • Display: 5.0-inch TFT Display, 480 x 854 pixels (196ppi)
  • Screen Protection:


  • Rear Camera: 5MP Camera, 720p HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: LED Flash, Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Panorama
  • Front Camera: 2 MP Camera, LED Flash


  • Built-in Storage: 8GB or 16GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 32GB Storage
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100MHz
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes (Moto C LTE), LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes, up to 48kbps
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes, up to 21Mbps
  • HSPA+: Yes, up to 42Mbps
  • CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes (Moto C LTE)
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.2 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: IMAP4, POP3, SMTP


  • Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
  • Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS
  • Maps: Yes, Google Maps

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: No
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: No
  • Fingerprint Scanner: No
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes (Google Assistant)
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment:
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: No (download at store)


  • Battery: 2350 mAh Li-Po Battery (Removable)
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
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NaijaTechGuide Team is made up of Experienced Tech Enthusiasts and Professionals led my Paschal Okafor, a graduate of Electrical and Electronics Engineering with over 17 years of Experience writing about Technology. Some of us were writing about Mobile Phones before the first Android Phones and iPhones were launched.

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