Motorola has recently added another affordable Android smartphone to its popular Moto G portfolio. The new Moto G Turbo Edition, which is claimed as more powerful and rugged than the extremely powerful than the popular sibling - Moto G (3rd Gen). Read First Impression of Moto G Turbo Edition.
Motorola has priced the new smartphone at Rs. 14,499 and is available exclusively at Flipkart. Like its sibling, the handset is available in Black and White color variants.
The company has made some interesting changes inside the Moto G Turbo Edition. If you are wondering what are the differences and similarities of both smartphone, then this post will help you. Read on know more.
Here is a quick spec comparison.
|Moto G Turbo Edition||Moto G (3rd Gen)|
|Price||Rs. 14,449||Rs. 11,999 / Rs. 12,999|
|Display||5-inch HD Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection||5-inch HD Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection|
|Display Resolution||1280×720 pixels – 294ppi||1280×720 pixels – 294ppi|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa-core 1.5GHz Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 quad-core 1.4GHz Processor|
|GPU||Adreno 405||Adreno 306|
|Expandable Storage||Yes – up to 32GB||Yes – up to 32GB|
|Software||2470mAh with TurboPower charger||2470mAh|
|Camera||13MP Rear, 5MP Front||13MP Rear, 5MP Front|
|Android||Android 5.1.1 Lollipop||Android 5.1.1 Lollipop|
|Other Features||IP67 certified||IPX7 certified|
To give a better perspective we have compared both Moto G variants and listed out the differences and similarities. Take a look at the slider below to find out how Moto G Turbo Edition is different from its sibling Moto G (3rd Gen).
Processor & GPU
Moto G Turbo Edition vs Moto G (3rd Gen): Difference 1:
Motorola has bumped up the chipset from Snapdragon 410 quad-core chipset to Snapdragon 615 chipset with an octa-core CPU and the Adreno 405 GPU in the Moto G Turbo Edition. The processor has a clock speed of quad-core 1.5GHz Cortex-A53 and quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53 and paired with 2GB of RAM.
On the other hand, Moto G (3rd Gen) is packed with Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 quad-core Processor paired with Adreno 306 GPU.
Moto G Turbo Edition vs Moto G (3rd Gen): Difference 2:
Both smartphones are packed with 2,470mAh battery. The Turbo Edition, as the name suggests, the USP of handset is its battery. It supports Motorola's Turbo charging technology for instant charging of battery. The handset is claimed to provide 6 hours of power in just 15 minutes of charging. While, the Moto G (3rd Gen) misses out on Turbo charger.
RAM And Storage
Moto G Turbo Edition vs Moto G (3rd Gen): Difference 3:
The Turbo Edition comes in only one variant: 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. While the Moto G (3rd Gen) comes in two variants: one with 1GB of RAM paired with 8GB of internal storage and another with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt storage.
Moto G Turbo Edition vs Moto G (3rd Gen): Difference 4:
The new Turbo Edition is IP67 certification, which means the device is resistance against dust and water. While, the Moto G (3rd Gen) flaunts only IPX7 rating, which is resistance only against water.
Price and Availability
Moto G Turbo Edition vs Moto G (3rd Gen): Difference 5:
The Moto G Turbo Edition is priced at Rs. 14,449. While the Moto G (3rd Gen) comes in two models: 1GB RAM variant is price at Rs. 11,999 and the 2GB RAM model is available for Rs. 12,999.
Moto G Turbo Edition vs Moto G (3rd Gen): Similarities 1:
Both smartphones sport a 5 inch HD display with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels, that translates to 294ppi pixel density and comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on top for protection.
Moto G Turbo Edition vs Moto G (3rd Gen): Similarities 2:
The Moto G Turbo Edition has the same 13 megapixel rear camera with a f/2.0 aperture, dual-tone LED flash and a 5 megapixel front-facing selfie shooter. The camera hardware is same as the Moto G 3rd Generation.
Moto G Turbo Edition vs Moto G (3rd Gen): Similarities 3:
Both handsets comes with microSD card slot support to expand storage up to 32GB.
Moto G Turbo Edition vs Moto G (3rd Gen): Similarities 4:
Both runs on Android 5.1.1. Lollipop operating system out of the box. We expect that both device to get Android 6.0 Marshmallow update soon.
Moto G Turbo Edition vs Moto G (3rd Gen): Similarities 5:
The Moto G Turbo Edition is identical to the Moto G (3rd Gen), but the changes are only made internally. Dimensions and weigh of both devices are same: 142.1×72.4×11.6 mm and 155 grams respectively.