Moto C Plus FAQ, Doubts, Pros and Cons

The Moto C Plus is the latest entry level smartphone by the company to be launched in India few weeks after its global reveal. The Moto C Plus FAQ is one the cheapest smartphones to run on Android 7 Nougat OS in India. The smartphone is targeted at the entry level or first time smartphone users with a tight budget. The device is one of the best in terms of OS in this segment but is it good in terms of the other specifications as compared to the competition in this entry level segment is something to thing about.

Let us give you are detailed Q&A type description about the Moto C Plus to give you a clear idea whether it meets your requirements or not. Check out the Specifications list and the various questions and their answers or FAQ by many users.

Moto C Plus features and price in India

How is the display of Moto C Plus?

It sports a 5-inch IPS LCD HD display with resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels having 294ppi pixel density.

Does the Moto C Plus display come with Gorilla Glass protection?

No, it does not come with Gorilla Glass protection but the company mentioned that it has Strengthened glass on top

Specifications of Moto C Plus:

  • Display: 5-inch HD display with resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels
  • Processor: 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737 64-bit processor with Mali-T720 GPU
  • RAM and Storage: 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 32 GB with microSD
  • OS: Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Camera: 8MP auto-focus rear camera with LED Flash, ƒ/2.2 aperture, 1.12 microns, 71° lens, 720p video recording and a 2MP front-facing camera with LED flash, ƒ/2.8 aperture, 1.0 microns, 63° lens
  • Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, Dual (nano) SIMs
  • Battery: 4000mAh with 10W rapid charge, removable

What are the sensors present in Moto C Plus?

It comes with Accelerometer, Ambient light sensors while the Proximity senor is absent.

What is the Processor and RAM in Moto C Plus and how is its performance?

It is powered by a  Quad core 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6737 processor with Mali-T720MP2 GPU and has 2GB of RAM. The performance of the device after using for a few hours is decent for the price range it is launched in. Will be updating the detailed observations about performance after using it for a week.

What is the OS and does it have Bloatware or pre-installed apps?

It comes with near stock Android Nougat OS out of the box. The OS is one of the major Pros for the Moto C Plus giving it great usage

What is in built storage space and is it expandable further using microSD card?

The in built storage space in Moto C Plus is 16GB and yes, it can be upgraded up to 32GB using microSD card

What are the camera specifications and how are the rear and front cameras in Moto C Plus?

8MP camera with f/2.2, autofocus and LED flash while the front features a 2MP selfie shooter with f/2.8 and LED flash. Video recording can be done at 720p @30 fps

Does it come with a dedicated camera button?

No, it does not come with a separate camera button

Does the Moto C Plus support 4G VoLTE? 

Yes, it supports 4G VoLTE (Jio 4G)

Is the battery and back panel removable?

No, the backplate and the battery of the Moto C Plus are removable.

Does the Moto C Plus have a 3.5mm audio jack?

Yes, it comes with a 3.5mm audio jack placed on the top

Does it come with a Fingerprint sensor?

No, it does not have Fingerprint sensor.

Does it have IR blaster, NFC and USB OTG?

No, it does not support any of the above

What kind of SIM card slot does Moto C Plus have? Can we use two SIM cards and a microSD card at the same time?

The Moto C Plus features a dual-SIM card slot and a microSD card slot. This means that you can use 2 SIM cards and a microSD card on the phone at the same time.

What are the color options for Moto C Plus?

It is available in Pearl White, Fine Gold and Starry Black Colors

What is the Price of Moto C Plus and is it worth the price?

It is priced at Rs. 6,999 which is quite competitive and value for money with the features like latest operating system, decent display and huge battery back up. But it competes with the likes of Redmi 4 and Redmi 4A which are slightly better in terms of performance due to a better processor.

What are the alternatives or competitors to Moto C Plus in the market?

The alternatives to Moto C Plus are Redmi 4 and Redmi 4A. Coolpad Note 5 Lite is also similarly priced with 3GB RAM and 16GB storage. Moto G Play is also priced slightly at Rs. 7,499 which is also a good deal from the same company. Other devices are the Lenovo Vibe K5 at Rs. 7,499 and the Samsung On5 Pro at Rs. 7,190.

Are there any Discounts or Offers for Moto C Plus?

Yes, the company is offering the following discounts and offers for the purchase of Moto C Plus which is exclusive to Flipkart –

  • 30GB additional data on Reliance Jio
  • Motorola Pulse Max Wired headset worth Rs. 2,499 at just Rs. 749.
  • Extra 20% off on Flipkart Fashion between June 24 – June 26.

Pros of Moto C Plus:

  • 4000mAh battery with 10W rapid charge
  • Android 7.0 Nougat OS
  • 8MP rear camera
  • Front LED flash

Cons of Moto C Plus:

  • 2MP front camera
  • No fingerprint sensor
  • No 3GB RAM variant

Conclusion:

The Moto C Plus is a decent Entry level smartphone, which is a good device for first time smartphone users or who want a secondary smartphone thanks to its amazing 4000mAh battery life and Android 7.0 Nougat OS out of the box. The rear camera is 8MP but the front camera is just 2MP which is a bit under powered as compared to its competitors but it comes with a front facing LED flash.

If you are someone not looking for heavy usage like multi tasking and do not take regular selfies, this is a great device which can tick all the boxes for day-to-day usage. Make sure that you do not have high expectations from the device to do what a 10,000 or higher device will do in the present day market.

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