Motorola starts selling Grip shells for Moto G in the US

While the tech industry is eagerly awaiting the launch of pocket and wallet friendly Motorola Moto G in India, Motorola has made the Grip shells available for Moto G in the US where the phone is already on sale. Motorola Moto G will be the first Motorola smartphone in India in a long time and it plans to take on the mid-range smartphone market that is currently dominated by likes of Indian manufacturers like Micromax, Karbonn, Xolo and others.

Motorola Moto G Grip Shells

Motorola Moto G offers value for money in terms of its specifications and pricing. The following are the specifications of Moto G

  • 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

We recently reviewed the device and found it be of great value for the money. Motorola Moto G is expected to arrive in India by the end of this month and we believe it will also come along with a lot of accessories among which the Grip Shell is one. Motorola Moto G comes with a removable back cover, but non-replaceable battery. Since the cover is replaceable, you can choose to replace the back cover with a number of other choices.

The grip shell is on sale at USD$19.99 in the US.

Author: Monish Kumar

Monish is passionate about smartphones who is also interested in User Experience and Design. He is currently using Samsung Galaxy S3. You can follow him on Twitter and Google+