The most awaited third generation Moto G is on sale exclusively with its e-commerce partner Flipkart. The 8GB variant with 1GB of RAM is available for Rs. 11,999, while the 16GB model with 2GB of RAM is priced at 12,999.
It comes shipped with Android Lollipop along with some software enhancements like Moto Assist, Moto Action and Moto Display. Moreover, this device comes with IPX7 rating, where the device can survive up to 3 feet under water for 30 minutes.
The smartphone sports a 5 inch HD display with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels and Corning Gorilla Glass protection. It is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core 64-bit Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916) processor with Adreno 306 GPU. Furthermore, it houses a 13 megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, IR filter, 1080p video recording and a 5 megapixel front-facing camera.
We came up with a list of best and worst features of the Moto G (3rd Gen). Take a look at the slider below to know more about the company's latest smartphone.
Smartphones with 5 inch display are becoming more and more popular. The Moto G (3rd Gen) also sports a bigger 5 inch HD display at 1280x720 pixels resolution. The best part of the display is it comes with Corning Gorilla Glass protection.
The handset comes with 2GB of RAM, which is actually a great deal in this price segment. The smartphone is available in two storage variants: one with 1GB of RAM with 8GB internal storage and 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage.
The third generation Moto G comes with IPX7 certification, that means the smartphone can survive up to 3 feet under water for 30 minutes and still works.
The camera department has got upgraded over its predecessor. The Moto G (3rd Gen) sports a 13 megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, IR filter, 1080p video recording and a 5 megapixel front-facing camera.
The Moto G (3rd Gen) comes with dual-SIM support along with 4G LTE connectivity in India. The 4G connectivity option makes it as one of the best smartphone in the market.
The smartphone comes with bigger 5 inch HD display and only has 267ppi. While, the low density of pixel per inch is no t the best option for watching videos or playing games. However, instead of making the smartphone water resistance, Motorola could have shipped the device with Full-HD display.
The smartphone feel comfortable in hand, but feels bulky. It measures 11.6mm at the thickness, which means the smartphone is more thicker than compared to other smartphones in the market. The smartphone also weigh heavy at 155 grams.
It seems like Motorola did not care about the processor for its Moto G (3rd Gen). The smartphone is powered by a pretty older Snapdragon 410 chipset. Many other smartphones with the similar price segment are shipped with Snapdragon 615 or higher chipset.
Motorola claims that the Moto G (3rd Gen) comes with long-lasting 2470mAh battery that packs enough juice to last an entire day. But, remember the smartphone comes with a 5 inch display and 4G LTE connectivity which take much battery power. Moreover, there is no battery saving mode for the smartphone.
There is no temperature sensor, no barometer and no gravity sensor in the Moto G (3rd Gen).