Motorola Moto E3 Power


Motorola Moto E3 Power
Motorola Moto E3 Power (Moto Series)
Mediatek MT6735 4 x 1.5 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
2048 MB 
5.00 inch 16:9, 1280 x 720 pixel 294 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, glossy: yes
16 GB eMMC Flash, 16 GB 
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 4.0, 4G LTE (Cat4)5, UMTS/HSPA+, GSM/EDGE Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n, Dual SIM, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 9.6 x 143.8 x 71.6 ( = 0.38 x 5.66 x 2.82 in)
3500 mAh Lithium-Ion, removeable
Operating System
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Primary Camera: 8 MPix ED flash, Burst mode, HDR
Secondary Camera: 5 MPix
154 g ( = 5.43 oz / 0.34 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
200 Euro



Average Score: 71% - average
Average of 3 scores (from 6 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 63%, features: - %, display: 70% mobility: 75%, workmanship: 72%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Motorola Moto E3 Power

Motorola Moto E3 Power Review
Source: Yugatech English
Seeing a phone with power left when you get home will give any user peace of mind just in case they left their charger or power bank on a work day. That’s what the Moto E3 Power can offer but what it can’t though are heavy gaming and stutter-free performance.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/29/2017
74% Moto E3 Power Review
Source: Techniqued English
Moto E3 Power is priced Rs 7999 and is it a good device to buy? Ideally no, it is not the best value for money device in this segment. But having said that it is not a bad device either, with a decent camera and good software, it is a decent performer.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 74% price: 70% performance: 70% mobility: 85% workmanship: 75%
69% Motorola Moto E3 Power Review
Source: Think Digit English
The sole reason to buy the Moto E3 Power is its battery life. However, we think the Xiaomi Redmi 3s is the better overall smartphone. It doesn’t have the same battery life that the Moto E does, but still lasts a full day. The Moto E3 Power doesn’t provide the experience that Motorola promises and isn’t a worthy purchase. Buy it only if you want Motorola’s brand name and can’t compromise even a minute on battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/26/2016
Rating: Total score: 69%
70% Moto E3 Power review: Affordable but not powerful enough
Source: India Today English
Ideally, it shouldn't be your first preference, but oh well, if you absolutely have to have a smartphone right now, it's worth a second look, at least. It is also easier to buy. There are a few other options. The Coolpad Note 3 Lite is one of them. If, however, you're looking to buy a Moto phone, the Moto G4 Play (even though it has a smaller battery) makes a little more sense than the Moto E3 Power. It does cost a little more though. The Moto G3 Turbo is also a good option.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/19/2016
Rating: Total score: 70%

Foreign Reviews

Smartphone Motorola Moto E3 Power - Recensione Caratteristiche Prezzo
Source: Smartphone e tablet android Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/16/2016
Rating: performance: 60% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70%
Smartphone Motorola Moto E3 (3 Generazione) - Recensione Caratteristiche Prezzo
Source: Smartphone e tablet android Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/15/2016
Rating: performance: 60% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70%


Model: The Motorola Moto E3 Power is a mid-range smartphone by Motorola Mobility that looks very simple and functional. It doesn’t have any kind of outstanding features in terms of design but this is not bad. It is powered by a MediaTek quad-core chipset, a Mali-T720MP2 GPU and 2 GB RAM. It comes with 16 GB of internal storage, which might not be sufficient for users who install a lot of apps or snap a lot of photos and record many videos. However, users can expand the storage capacity by up to 32 GB with a microSD card. There are two colors available to be chosen, which are black and white. The smartphone has a water repellent nano-coating which creates a water repellent barrier to help protect against moderate exposure to water such as accidental spills, splashes, or light rain. However, it is not suggested to use the phone submerged in water or exposed to pressurized water since it is not waterproof. There are many flagship smartphones which feature water and dust proofing but seeing this available on a mid-tier phone such as the E3 Power is certainly a good thing.

The Motorola Moto E3 Power measures at 143.8 x 71.6 x 9.6 mm (5.66 x 2.82 x 0.38 in) and weighs at 153.5 g (5.43 oz). It is powered by a removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery, which last a day during normal usage. It also supports fast battery charging. As for operating system, it runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Motorola Mobility smartphones always run on stock Android which is bloatware-free and not modified by other vendors, something that was made possible by their previous partnerships with google. The Motorola Moto E3 Power is no exception from this, which will ensure user experiencing the original version of Android.

As for the display, it features a 5.0-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen supporting 16M colors with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and a pixel density of 294 PPI. The screen-to-body ratio is at approximately 66.9% which almost the same as of an Apple iPhone 6 Plus. Its primary camera of 8 MP with autofocus and LED flash is capable of recording 720p videos at 30 fps, which is quite low for a device in this category. Most mid-range smartphones are capable of shooting Full HD videos. The secondary 5 MP camera with beautification mode is ideal for pretty selfies. Additional features of the camera include Burst mode, HDR , Panorama, Tap (anywhere) to capture and Tap to focus.

With dual sim dual standby support, it is capable of using two micro-SIM cards simultaneously. This is useful especially for people who travel a lot, since they can use a SIM card of the country they visit without needing to remove their local SIM card. For connectivity, it has Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS, FM radio and supporting 2G/3G/4G network. Sensors built-in include an accelerometer and a proximity sensor. As for input/output ports, it features microUSB v2.0 and a 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

ARM Mali-T720: Integrated graphics card in ARM based SoCs. Can be configured with up to 8 cores (T720 MP8) and 650 MHz core clock (at 28nm). Supports OpenGL ES 3.1, OpenCL 1.1, DirectX 11 FL9_3, and Renderscript.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

MT6735: A 64-bit quad-core SoC (4x ARM Cortex-A53) clocked at up to 1.5 GHz and designed for inexpensive tablets and smartphones.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This is a typical smartphone diagonal.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.154 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.

Motorola: The original company Motorola Inc was split in 2011. Motorola Mobility got the smartphone range and was taken over by Google in 2012 and by Lenovo in 2014. The Motorola smartphone brand continues for the time being. There are still a lot of reviews on Motorola Mobiles with average ratings.

71%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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