"I'm looking for a new smartphone to invest one, but not looking to burn a hole in the pocket." This is probably one of the most frequently asked questions from a person looking to buy a new smartphone. However, the answer to this is not a simple one since there are so many devices to choose from with a host of vendors present in the market.
It's quite an ordeal when you are out hunting for that perfect piece of mobile hardware, while looking to make it worth the money spent. There are host of big name manufacturers in the market such as Samsung, Apple and Sony that look to impose their authority on the market on a regular basis.
However, the market also boasts a host of vendors who are just getting into the game with the hopes of staying afloat (if not reach the top). And one such vendor trying to create some kind of a base in the market is Motorola with it recently releases Moto E handset.
The Moto E has turned out to be one of the biggest head turners of the year with coming of age hardware specs, although offered at a price that's as subsidized as possible. But then again, the company is currently facing a bit of competition from the similar new release from Karbonn, dubbed Titanium S1 Plus.
So, considering both the devices in the same ecosystem, and keeping aside all others in the race for the moment, how does both the devices stand against each other? We take a closer look at a comparison between both of them.
Motorola Moto E Vs Karbonn Titanium S1 Plus: Operating System
A huge leap has been made by the Moto E in this respect since the device comes packing the latest Android KitKat operating system inside. The Karbonn Titanium S1 Plus, however, comes running the Android Jelly Bean OS.
Motorola Moto E Vs Karbonn Titanium S1 Plus: Display and Dimensions
The Motorola Moto E sports a 4.3-inch capacitive touch screen, while rendering 540 x 960 pixels resolution. Also, the device's overall dimensions measure up to 124.8 x 64.8 x 12.3 mm. The Titanium S1 Plus, on the other hand, sports a 4-inch display with 480 × 800 pixels of resolution.
Motorola Moto E Vs Karbonn Titanium S1 Plus: Camera
The Motorola Moto E, in the camera department, offers a 5-megapixel primary camera, sporting a pixel resolution of 2592 х 1944 pixels, with touch focus. The device, however, doesn't come with a front-facing snapper and that's not a great thing.
The Karbonn Titanium S1 Plus, however, also comes with a similar 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, alongside a 0.3-megapixel front-facing camera.
Motorola Moto E Vs Karbonn Titanium S1 Plus: Processors
While the Motorola Moto E is equipped with a dual core 1.2 GHz Cortex A7 processor, the Karbonn Titanium S1 Plus comes bearing a greater quad-core processor, clocked at 1.2GHz.
Motorola Moto E Vs Karbonn Titanium S1 Plus: Storage and RAM
The Motorola Moto E offers 1GB of RAM to users while offering the device in a 4GB internal memory variant. Moreover, there's the option to expand the device's memory up to 32GB as an external microSD slot for additional memory is also present.
The Karbonn Titanium S1 Plus, on the other hand, similarly offers 4GB internal memory that is expandable up to 32GB via microSD card slot. There's also 1GB of RAM that powers the device.
Motorola Moto E Vs Karbonn Titanium S1 Plus: Battery
While the Moto E juices up the KitKat-powered device via a decent 1980 mAh battery, the Karbonn Titanium S1 Plus comes sporting a slightly lesser 1500 mAh battery.
Motorola Moto E Vs Karbonn Titanium S1 Plus: Price
While the Moto E is currently available at Rs. 6,999, its Karbonn counterpart has priced the Titanium S1 Plus at a mere Rs. 5,800.
Motorola Moto E Vs Karbonn Titanium S1 Plus: Verdict
By now you must have guessed that both the devices are more or less the same, going by the overall specifications and features within both the smartphones. In fact, even the price difference isn't that big a deal.
However, if predicting the market by the kind of standards maintained in the current market, it seems like the Moto E will not only get the better of the Karbonn device, but also most of the devices that are coming in the same range. After all, KitKat is the biggest priority in the market.