Yesterday Motorola launched the third generation of its most successful smartphone in India, the Moto G. The company, which started the trend of an online exclusive retail model in India, is offering many introductory offers. However, it also has something special for existing Moto E and Moto G users to enable them to upgrade to the latest smartphone. Also Read - CoWIN portal: How to book second COVID-19 vaccine appointment
If you have bought a Moto E or Moto G from Flipkart earlier, Motorola is offering an exchange scheme which will give up to Rs 4,000 off on the latest Moto G. According to the scheme, Motorola is giving Rs 1,500 off on Moto E (first-generation), Rs 2,000 on Moto E (second-generation), Rs 3,000 on Moto G (first-generation) and Rs 4,000 on Moto G (second-generation). Also Read - Realme unveils MagDart ecosystem with new 50W, 15W wireless charging solution, Powerbank
However, the catch is that you will have to log on to Flipkart with the same account you used to buy the older Motorola smartphone. Also, the exchange offer is not available at all locations. Also Read - Dell Alienware M15 R5, Alienware M15 R6 gaming laptops with Nvidia GeForce RTX 30-series GPUs: Price in India, features
To recap on the specifications, the Motorola Moto G (third-generation) flaunts a 5-inch HD (1280×720 pixels) display with a pixel density of 294ppi, and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Under the hood is a 1.4GHz Snapdragon 410 quad-core processor paired with Adreno 306 GPU. The 8GB variant features 1GB of RAM, while the 16GB variant features 2GB of RAM.
On the photography front, the smartphone features a 13-megapixel rear camera, which the company says is as good as the one on th Nexus 6. Up front is a 5-megapixel front facing camera. The smartphone also features microSD card slot, and a 2,470mAh battery, which the company claims is good enough for up to 24 hours of mixed usage.
Connectivity options include LTE support, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth, and on the software front, it runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop out-of-the-box. In line with earlier rumors, the new Moto G also comes with IPx7 certification, which makes it resistant to water.
The Moto G (third-generation) 8GB variant is available for Rs 11,999 while the 16GB variant is priced at Rs 12,999.