motorola just launched the moto g14 budget g series smartphone in India as the successor to last year’s g13. This gets an improved FHD+ screen, faster Unisoc T616 SoC, a new rear design, faster 20W charging while retaining the Stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos and the 5000mAh battery. Here we have the first impressions of the phone.
- moto g14 4GB + 128GB in Sky Blue colour
- 20W fast charger
- USB Type-A to Type-C cable
- SIM ejector tool
- Clear protective case
- User manual and warranty information
The moto g14 has a 6.5-inch FHD+ LCD screen with a centre punch-hole, compared to the HD+ screen in the g13. It still has a slightly thicker bottom bezel, which is fine in the price range. The screen has Panda glass protection.
Powered by UNISOC T616 SoC, the phone has 4GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB of UFS 2.2 internal storage, compared to eMMC storage in the g13.
The phone has a 8MP camera inside the punch-hole. There is an earpiece on the top edge which doubles up as a secondary speaker. The phone also has Dolby Atmos.
The power button, which integrates a fingerprint scanner, is present on the right side along with the volume rockers. The dedicated dual SIM and microSD card slot that accepts cards up to 1TB is present on the left side. The primary microphone, USB Type-C port and the loudspeaker grill are present on the bottom. The 3.5mm audio jack is present on the top.
There is a 50MP rear camera along with a 2MP macro camera on the back. The phone supports 1080p video recording with both the front and rear cameras. Check out some camera samples.
The phone is just 7.99mm thick, and the Sky Blue colour that we have has an acrylic back with a matte finish, and the phone also has IP52 ratings for dust and splash resistance.
It also comes in Steel Grey colour and will get a Pale Lilac and Butter Cream Vegan Leather version soon. It has a 5000mAh battery with support for 20W fast charging.
Priced at Rs. 9999 for the single 4GB + 128GB version, it is available to pre-order from Flipkart with launch offers.