Motorola Moto E (3rd gen) Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Motorola Moto E (3rd gen) - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Motorola Moto E (3rd gen) is a 2016 smartphone. It measures 143.8 x 71.6 x 8.5 mm and weighs 140.6 g. It has a IPS LCD display measuring 5" inches. The resolution is 720 x 1280 and 294 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 5 MP. The main camera is Single with 8 MP.

It runs on Quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU with 8 GB, 1 GB RAM memory. The battery is 2800 mAh.

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Motorola Moto E (3rd gen) specs

General specs

Brand and model

Motorola Moto E (3rd gen)

Release date

2016, July


143.8 x 71.6 x 8.5 mm (5.66 x 2.82 x 0.33 in)


140.6 g (4.96 oz)


Black, White


2800 mAh,  Removable Li-Ion

Approximate price100 EUR





capacitive touchscreen

Display colors


Screen size

5" inc

Screen area

68.9 cm2

Screen format

16:9 (height:width)

Screen to body ratio


Screen resolution

720 x 1280 px

PPI /points per inch/

294 PPI

Screen protection

Corning Gorilla Glass 3, oleophobic coating

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main

8 MP, Single

Camera specs

-8 MP, AF


LED flash, panorama, HDR

Video 720p@30fps
Front camera, selfie

5 MP, Single


5 MP


Operating system OS

Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)


- Mediatek MT6735P (28 nm)

Processor CPU

- Quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53

Graphics processor GPU

- Mali-T720MP2

External memory

microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot)

Internal memory

8 GB, 1 GB RAM

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Micro-SIM
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
USB microUSB 2.0, USB Host
Bluetooth 4.0, LE, aptX

Music and Audio

Radio FM radio, RDS
Headphone jack Yes
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

- Sensors - Accelerometer, proximity
- Also known as Motorola Moto E (3rd Gen.), Motorola Moto E (3rd gen)
Disclaimer: The information provided here is based on publicly available information and official specifications from Motorola. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should be aware that specifications are subject to change and updates from Motorola may not be reflected.

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Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor is a technology expert and journalist based in the UK. With a degree in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham, he provides insightful analysis and expert reviews of the latest smartphones and technology. His technical expertise, passion for technology and years of experience make him a trusted source in the industry.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Motorola Moto E (3rd gen) was around 100 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2016, July.
The weight of the Motorola Moto E (3rd gen) is 140.6 g.
The screen size of the Motorola Moto E (3rd gen) is 5" inches.
The size of the Motorola Moto E (3rd gen) is 143.8 x 71.6 x 8.5 mm (HxWxD).

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