Motorola has finally announced the Moto G, the company’s latest budget smartphone as they promised. It has a 4.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) edge-to-edge display at 329 ppi with Corning Gorilla Glass protection, powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor and run on Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) with upgrade to Android 4.4 (KitKat) soon. It has a 5-megapixel rear camera with 720p HD video recording and a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera. It has a water resistant coating both on outside and inside for complete protection.
It also comes with removable back covers and Flip covers in seven colors as well as Grip Shells in five colors. It also comes with FM Radio and Dual SIM support in select markets.
Motorola Moto G specifications
- 4.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) edge-to-edge display at 329 ppi with Corning Gorilla Glass protection
- 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with Adreno 305 GPU
- Dual SIM (Optional)
- Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) with option to upgrade to Android 4.4 (KitKat)
- 5MP rear camera with LED flash, 720p HD video recording at 30fps
- 1.3MP front-facing camera
- 6.0-11.6 mm thick (curve) and weighs 143 grams
- 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
- 720p HD video playback
- 1GB RAM, 8GB/16GB internal memory
- 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, GLONASS
- 2070 mAh battery
The Motorola Moto G is priced at $179 for the 8GB version and the 16GB version costs $199. It will be sold without contract and an unlockable bootloader first in Brazil this week and parts of Europe, Latin America, Europe, Canada and parts of Asia within the next few weeks. It will be available in the US, India, the Middle East and more of Asia in early January 2014. Motorola has announced that the Moto G will be available in more than 30 countries with 60 partners by 2014.