Motorola Moto E40

Launch Date : 12 October, 2021
Motorola Moto E40
9,499
Highlights
  • 64GB Storage / 4GB RAM
  • 48MP + 2MP + 2MP Primary Camera, 8MP Front Camera
  • 6.5 inches, 720 x 1600 pixels Display
  • UNISOC T700, Octa Core
  • Non removable Li-Ion 5,000 mAh battery

Motorola Moto E40: Specs Score

  • 3
    Camera
  • 3.6
    Battery
  • 2.8
    Display
  • 3.9
    Value for Money
  • 3
    Performance
Rated at 67%
  • Display: 2.8/5
    720p IPS LCD screen
  • Camera : 3/5
    Basic triple camera setup with 48MP primary sensor
  • Processor : 3/5
    Based on mid-range processor
  • Battery : 3.6/5
    5,000 mAh battery
  • RAM : 3.2/5
    Offers 4GB RAM
  • Storage : 3.3/5
    Offers 64GB storage
  • 4G/5G : 4/5
    No 5G support

Motorola Moto E40: Benchmark Scores

  • AnTuTu
    198433
  • GeekBench
    352 (Single Core) - 1348 (Multi Core) (v5)

Motorola Moto E40: SAR VALUE - 1.6W/Kg (over 1 g)

  • Head
    0.34 W/kg
  • Body
    1.35 W/kg

Motorola Moto E40: TOP COMPETITORS

Motorola Moto E40: Price

Motorola Moto E40: Review

Pros
  • Budget phone under Rs. 10,000
  • 90Hz HD+ display with punch-hole design
  • 48MP triple rear camera setup
Cons
  • Big 5,000 mah battery but no fast charging technology
  • Comes in single 4GB RAM and 64GB storage option

Motorola E40: Design

The latest from Motorola’s budget product portfolio is the Moto E40 which has been launched in India. The device brings a matte-textured design to the table. The back panel has a plastic built and houses a vertical camera setup on the upper left. The budget handset features a tall 6.5-inch Max Vision display that supports 720p HD+ resolution, 20:9 aspect ratio, and a modern punch-hole cutout for selfies. Despite the standard 720p HD+ resolution, the panel supports a higher 90Hz refresh rate. This allows for a smoother scrolling experience. It is a decent setup for multimedia playback. You will be able to stream HD videos on OTT platforms.  

 

 Motorola E40: Hardware Performance

The Motorola E40 runs on the Unisoc T700 processor. This entry-level octa-core chipset has a 1.8Ghz clock speed and has Mali G52 GPU support. This processor will handle all the daily tasks such as web browsing, media playback, and others with ease. It might not perform smoothly with high-end gaming. The multitasking experience and response time with app loading will be decent with the 4GB RAM option. The device offers 64GB of onboard storage. To meet the additional storage requirements, the device has up to 1TB microSD support. This is ample to store any kind of data. 

 

Motorola E40: Price To Specs Ratio

The Moto E40 like its successors has arrived in the sub Rs. 10,000 segment in India. The company has launched the handset in a single 4GB RAM and 64GB storage configuration which is priced at Rs. 9,499. The device can be bought in two colour options including Carbon Gray and Pink Clay. You can buy the device both via online and offline stores in the country. The pricing is decent for an entry-level phone.

 

Motorola E40: Camera Performance

The entry-level Moto E40 is equipped with a triple-camera setup at the back for primary imaging. The optics include a 48MP primary sensor with an f/1.79 aperture, a 2MP macro sensor with an f/2.4 aperture, and another 2MP depth lens with an F/2.4 aperture. Motorola has also started equipping its budget smartphones with at least one big sensor. This allows for an enhanced imaging experience even with low-end devices. The Moto E40’s primary camera will also capture sufficient details with daylight shots. The additional sensors will improve the bokeh effects and close-up shots. The Moto E40 uses an 8MP selfie camera with an f/2.2 aperture. 

 

Motorola E40: Important/ Highlight Features

The Moto E40 extra set of features include a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and Android 11 OS. The device draws its fuel via a 5,000 mAh battery unit which will deliver almost a day of backup with a single charge, there is no fast charging technology aiding the battery. One of the other highlights is the IP52 certification which makes the device water and dust resistant. 

 

Moto E40: Verdict

The Moto E40 strengthens Motorola’s budget smartphone lineup. The device has got some stiff competition from the brands such as Realme and Xiaomi in this segment. This handset gets an edge over the others with its 90Hz HD+ display and a 48MP triple-camera setup.

Motorola Moto E40: Specifications

GENERAL
Operating System Android OS, 11
Device type Phablet
Sim Dual SIM
Colours Pink Clay, Carbon Gray
ANNOUNCED
Status Available in India
Global Release Date October, 2021
Indian Release Date 12 October, 2021
BODY
Dimensions 165.1 x 75.7 x 9.14 mm
Weight 198 g
DISPLAY
Screen size 6.5 inches
Technology IPS LCD
Screen resolution 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi density)
Refresh Rate 90Hz Refresh Rate
Touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen
Form Factor Touch
PROCESSOR
Chipset UNISOC T700
CPU Octa-core (2 x Cortex-A75 + 6 x Cortex-A55 1.8GHz)
GPU ARM Mali G52
STORAGE
Internal Storage 64 GB Storage
RAM 4 GB RAM
External Storage up to 1TB
Card Slot microSD Card
Phonebook Unlimited
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail
Call Records Unlimited
CAMERA
Primary camera 48 MP (f/1.79, rear) + 2 MP (f/2.4, depth) + 2 MP (f/2.4, macro) Triple Cameras with LED Flash
Front Camera 8 MP (f/2.0) Camera
Video Recording 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Camera Features HDR, Slow motion video, Timelapse video, Portrait mode
MULTIMEDIA
Audio Player MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
Video Player MP4, DivX, XviD, WMV, H.264, H.263
Games Yes
FM Radio Yes
Speakers Yes
Audio Jack 3.5mm Audio Jack
BATTERY
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 5000 mAh battery
CONNECTIVITY
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b /g /n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v5.0, A2DP, LE
USB USB Type-C 2.0
GPS Facility with A-GPS, GLONASS, Galileo
Browser HTML5
Speed HSPA, LTE
NETWORK SUPPORT
2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G Dual VoLTE
MORE FEATURES
Sensors Fingerprint Sensor (Rear-Mounted), Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass
Other Features Splash resistant, Google Assistant Key
Videos

How do we rate a Device?

Rating a smartphone is a tedious process and a lot of parameters have to be considered before judging the overall performance of the device such as display, camera, processor, RAM, storage, battery, and the pricing.

So, here are how these specs will affect the real-life usage of a device and why how we meticulously consider each of these points to rate a smartphone.

Camera

Cameras have evolved a lot over the last few years and multi-camera setup is a new norm. We consider various parameters like MP count, aperture size, pixel size, image stabilization to rate a camera system of a smartphone out of 5. Any device that scores more than 3.5 can take good photos and videos and if a phone scores over 4, then it will be one of the best camera smartphones in the market.

Battery

Though battery seems like an underrated feature and we look at the battery capacity, fast charging supporting technology, and even the wireless charging capability is also taken into consideration to rate smartphone's battery capability.

Display

The display is the face of a smartphone. And there are a lot of parameters like the panel technology (IPS LCD, OLED, TFT) and other parameters also taken into consideration like the resolution, pixel density, and refresh rate.

Value for Money

A smartphone could have great specs, but if it is not priced well then you might not get the best value-for-money. So, we compare a smartphone with the contemporaries to rate the value-for-money of a device out of 5.

Performance

This aspect is decided on various sub specifics, such as availability of microSD card slot, the amount of RAM the device offers, processor capability, and the network support. This parameter has more weightage when compared to other departments.

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