As expected, Motorola today launched the third-generation Moto G in India. The mid-range smartphone is available in two storage variants 8GB and 16GB priced at Rs 11,999 and Rs 12,999 respectively. It will go on sale exclusively via Flipkart at midnight. Also Read - Top gaming smartphones for Battlegrounds Mobile India under Rs 20,000 in July 2021Also Read - Mi 12 Ultra to be a massive upgrade, can pack 200MP camera, Snapdragon 895 SoC
As far as specifications are concerned, 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. Also Read - Moto G60S, G50 5G and Edge 20 Lite coming soon: More Motorola midrange phones for 2021?
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.
At this price, the Moto G (third generation) will face some tough competition from the likes of the Xiaomi Mi 4i, and the more affordable Lenovo K3 Note and Yu Yureka Plus.
Motorola is also bundling the Moto G (third-generation) with a bunch of launch-day offers. These include 100 percent cashback for 100 buyers, a Moto 360 at only Re 1 for 100 buyers, Rs 600 off on Flipkart fashion, and 33 percent off on Myntra. Buyers will also get a free Airtel 4G SIM card, free Wynk Plus subscription, and double data offer for six months.
A detailed list of specifications follows.
|Moto G (3rd gen)|
|Android OS||Android 5.1 Lollipop|
|Display||5-inch, 720p HD, 294 ppi, Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|Processor||1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor, Adreno 306 GPU|
|4G LTE||Supported in all models|
|Storage and memory (RAM)||Options:|
|8GB storage (1GB RAM)|
|16GB storage (2GB RAM)|
|SD card slot||Supports up to 32GB micro SD card|
|Rear flash||Dual CCT|
|Battery2||2,470mAh, up to 24 hours mixed usage|
|Water resistance||Yes, IPX7|