New Moto G launched in India, 16GB at Rs. 12,999
At an event in New Delhi today, Motorola introduced its new Moto line-up in India – the new Moto G, Moto X, and Moto 360 smartwatch. The 2nd generation Moto G is the successor to Moto G that was launched back in February, 2014 in India. Like other Moto devices, the new Moto G will be exclusively available at Flipkart later today at an affordable price of Rs. 12,999 for 16GB variant. The new Moto G (Moto G2) is a Dual-SIM smartphone with some significant changes over its predecessor, major ones being a bigger 5-inch screen, 8MP camera, front-facing stereo speakers and support for expandable storage. Alongside, Motorola will be launching the new Moto X and Moto 360 in India, that will be available later this month. Unlike the older Moto G, the new upgraded Moto G seems a decent competitor to the likes of Xiaomi Mi 3 and Asus Zenfone 5. Available in 2 colors – Black and White.
The Moto G (2nd Gen) features a 5” HD 720p display at 294ppi, is powered by a 1.2 GHz Quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor, Adreno 305 GPU and runs on Android 4.4.4 (KitKat) upgradable to Android L. The phone packs a 8MP Autofocus camera with LED flash, a 2MP front camera, 1GB RAM, 16GB internal storage (expandable upto 32GB via microSD card). It comes with Dual-SIM capability, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, Water repellent display, front-facing stereo speakers at the bottom like Moto E, and FM Radio. Connectivity options include: 3G, Wi-Fi 80211.ac, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS. There is a 2070mAH non-removable battery and personalization is possible with interchangeable back shells. The new Moto G is 11mm thick and weighs 149g.
Pricing and Availability – As confirmed by Motorola, the new Moto G will be only available in the 16GB variant, available for purchase today midnight online at Flipkart for Rs. 12,999.