After Moto X, Google's Motorola Mobility unit shows off its new Smartphone - the Moto G. The company claims it to deliver the premium experience for a third of the price of current high-end models.
Motorola Moto G dons a 4.5-inch HD display with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Internally, it is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with Adreno 305 GPU and 1GB of RAM. It comes in 8GB and 16GB storage variants. Under the hood, it runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS and can be upgraded to v4.4 KitKat later.
For connectivity, it has 3G-HSPA+, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, MicroUSB v2.0, A-GPS and GLONASS. Moto G is equipped with a 5MP autofocus rear camera with LED flash. There's also an 1.3 MP front facing camera. It is fueled by a 2070 mAh Li-Ion battery that offers up to 24 hrs of talk time.
Motorola Moto G Key Specifications:
- Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS (upgradable to v4. 4 KitKat)
- 4.5-inch, 720x1280, HD display
- Corning Gorilla Glass 3
- 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor
- Adreno 305 GPU
- 1GB of RAM
- 8GB/16GB internal storage
- No expansion support
- 5MP autofocus rear camera with LED flash
- 1.3 MP front facing camera
- 3G-HSPA+, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), Wi-Fi hotspot
- Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP and MicroUSB v2.0
- A-GPS and GLONASS
- 2070 mAh Li-Ion battery
- Dimensions: 129.9 x 65.9 x 11.6 mm; 143 g
The Moto G will hit stores this week in Brazil and parts of Europe. It will be available in Latin America, Europe, Canada and parts of Asia over the next few weeks. The U.S., India, the Middle East and more of Asia will see an early January release.
Motorola Moto G will be sold unlocked for $179 with 8GB of storage and $199 for 16GB.