Moto E 2015

Republic Wireless has begun selling the second-generation version of the Motorola Moto E. The carrier has priced the recently-launched budget smartphone at $129 without a contract.

The new Moto E has a 4.5-inch IPS screen with a resolution of 960x540. Inside, there's a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage, and a microSD card slot that supports up to 32GB of additional storage. It also includes a 5MP rear camera, a VGA front shooter, and a 2390mAh battery. Republic Wireless will offer the Moto E with Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box and two colors to choose from; black or white. You can check out our hands-on impressions for more information.

The carrier also announced it has lowered the price of its Moto G smartphone from $149 to just $99 without a contract.

Check out the Moto E on Republic Wireless ($129)