Moto E (2nd Gen) with LTE Now Available in the US for $150

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  1. dgstorm

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    Motorola now has the LTE version of the super-affordable Moto E (2nd Gen) up for grabs on their website. The device will run you $149.99, which is a bit more than previous rumors, yet is still a healthy discount for a decent LTE device. There is also a 3G version for only $119.99.

    Here are the different options you have for the device regarding which carrier (the GSM/GPRS/EDGE bands are identical on each handset):

    4G LTE – US GSM (XT1527):
    UMTS/HSPA+ (850, 1700 (AWS), 1900 MHz)
    4G LTE (2, 4, 5, 7, 12, 17)

    3G US GSM (XT1511):
    UMTS/HSPA+ (850, 1700 (AWS), 1900 MHz)

    3G Global GSM (XT1505):
    UMTS/HSPA+ (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz)

    Here's a recap of the main specs for this budget-friendly smartphone:
    • Dual-core SoC to a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410
    • 8GB Storage
    • 4.5-inches 960 x 540 (qHD) Display
    The device comes in black or white. Here's the link to check out this offer: Moto E 2nd Gen. - Motorola

    Here's our dedicated Moto E section in the forums: Motorola Moto E Android Forum at DroidForums.net
     
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    I went ahead and ordered one of these for a few related reasons.

    1. I started driving for Lyft and I don't like using my Nexus 6 in case someone gets frisky and wants to take off with my phone when getting out of the car.

    2. I hate using my Nexus 6 while Lyft'ing because the screen is on the whole time, burn in bad.

    3. I don't like using my Nexus 6 while Lyft'ing for wear on the battery implications.

    This phone at $150 I don't really care about any of the above. So this will be my Lyft'ing phone and I will just move my SIM around.
     
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    Many people also forget that this phone has a very specific target. People on a low budget. They can get a new phone with reasonable features for a reasonable price.
     
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    It sounds Awesome.

    That much cool phone in this budget.
    Most Preferable. :) ;-)
     
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    Whatever happened to the Moto G?
     
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    Motorola still makes the Moto G. Spec wise it sits between the Moto E and Moto X. I think it is just a little bit more expensive.

    The specs are close. Both have a very little amount of storage, but allow for MicroSD cards. Not too bad for someone who cannot drop a lot of money on a phone.