Weekly Roundup: Motorola Moto G Turbo, Apple Smart Battery Case, new Oppo R7 Plus and more


This week, Motorola – as expected – launched its newer variant of the Moto G (3rd Gen.) in India, dubbed the Moto G Turbo Edition priced at Rs. 14,499. The phone essentially boasts of the same design as 2015 Moto G, but with fewer upgrades. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: Motorola Moto G Turbo, Apple Smart Battery Case, new Oppo R7 Plus and more”

Watch Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen) India Launch Live

Motorola India launch invite July 28

Motorola is all set to launch the 3rd generation of Moto G today at an event in India, and simultaneous launch events in New York, Sao Paulo, and London. Continue reading “Watch Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen) India Launch Live”

Motorola schedules launch events on July 28, new Moto G and Moto X expected

Motorola July 28 invite

Motorola just sent out invites for the launch events in New York City, Sao Paulo, London and India on July 28th, as rumored. The teaser says Your relationship status is about to change. XGX Moto. This hints and new Moto G (2015) and Moto X (3rd Gen) smartphones. Continue reading “Motorola schedules launch events on July 28, new Moto G and Moto X expected”

New Motorola Moto G Review

Motorola, a Google owned company back then came out with a mission to educate consumers that affordability doesn’t mean creepy functionality. The first generation Moto G carried a price tag that attracted a lot of audience with its features stretching beyond what was on offer in the market and amazed its competition.


The 2013 edition of Moto G ticked more boxes than what consumers expected and for the first time users got more than what their money deserved. Today, Moto G has a successor with improved hardware specifications, and 10 months later has Motorola done it right? Well, we have set out to find out the answer. Continue reading “New Motorola Moto G Review”

Motorola Moto G Flip Shell in White – Pictures and Video


The Moto G Flip Shell is Motorola’s take on the flip cover that is oh-so-popular in the Indian market. After unboxing the Indian retail version of the dual SIM Moto G, we took the normal shell for a spin and also tried out the new Flip Shell. The white flip shell we bought has a really cool texture on its back and even has magnets to close the front cover, which will offer protection. We found it to be of really high quality, so take a look at how it fits on the Moto G in this video –


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Motorola Moto G Shell: Lime Yellow, in pictures and video


Having just unboxed the Motorola Moto G, the Indian retail version that supports two SIMs, we also got to try the new Moto G shells. We had ordered them separately from Flipkart, the normal coloured replacement shell for the back and the Flip shell that protects the back AND the front. But first, lets talk about the normal shell. We have got a bright lime yellow shell that looks dashing on the otherwise boring black Moto G we bought. Check how it looks, on video, skip past it for pictures and thoughts –


Our Moto G Review

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Motorola Moto G Dual SIM Unboxing in India, with Google Glass


The dual SIM Motorola Moto G has taken over India ever since it was officially launched here. It was sold out in less than an hour, and a lot of buyers were left frustrated with delays, but it still has quickly become the most popular mid range phone in the market. We had ordered the 16 GB Moto G immediately after the Flipkart pages went up, and got it delivered soon. So, here’s our unboxing of the device, with a small twist. You must have known that we have the Google Glass with us, so we took it for a POV spin in the Moto G Unboxing, you can watch the video here –


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Motorola Moto G ships with charger and headset in India


Motorola launched the most expected Moto G in India earlier this week, in partnership with Flipkart starting at Rs. 12,499. Due to huge demand, the 16GB variant sold out in less than hour. We reviewed the single SIM UK variant back in December, which came in a small box with just a microUSB cable, a getting started guide and regulatory information. Continue reading “Motorola Moto G ships with charger and headset in India”

Motorola Moto G launched in India starting at Rs. 12499

Motorola has partnered with Flipkart to launch the Moto G, the company’s latest budget smartphone in India as it promised earlier this week. It was announced back in November 2013 and packs 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), upgradeable to Android 4.4 (KitKat) in a few weeks. Continue reading “Motorola Moto G launched in India starting at Rs. 12499”

Flipkart’s launch day offers for the Motorola Moto G detailed


Just after revealing the prices of the highly awaited Motorola Moto G in India, Flipkart, the exclusive launch partner for the device, has also revealed new launch day offers for its customers. Expected to be a timed exclusive, Flipkart is pulling all stops to sell out the most hotly anticipated Indian smartphone launch in the recent times, with bundled offers that might make sense for its own customers. Motorola, a company that exited the Indian smartphone business years back, is now firmly back in play with its successful budget smartphone, but obviously, they had to look at building new distribution channels for the re-entry in the Indian market. Flipkart has obviously capitalized on this opportunity to have Moto G as an exclusive, especially with Amazon India as a growing competitive threat.

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List of Motorola Service Centers in India leaks ahead of Moto G launch


Motorola Moto G, the most highly awaited launch for the company here in India, just got more credibility with the leak of the list of Motorola Service Centers in India. This leak comes at a crucial time, just ahead of the February 5th launch Motorola has planned for releasing this device in India. The service center list is straight from the Motorola Mobility website, which lends a lot of credibility to the list, apart from it being Moto branded and all. A huge amount of doubt prevailed on how Moto was planning to bring back the distribution and service channels it abandoned, when it left the country years back, but now we are starting to see the details. The image above shows you just a glimpse of the list, which you can download as a PDF here –

Download the list of Motorola Mobility service centers in India (FoneArena can independently confirm that the list is real)

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Motorola Moto G coming soon to Flipkart

Motorola may have been sold to a Chinese manufacturer – Lenovo, but Moto G is on its way to India. A few days back, Motorola teased about release details of Moto G on their Facebook page and now we have more. But this time it comes from India’s leading eCommerce portal – Flipkart. Motorola Moto G is coming soon to Flipkart and they have a separate dedicated Moto G page to keep track of the device.

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Motorola Moto G Live Chat and Discussion

askFA Motorola Moto G Live Chat

We are back with a new live chat and discussion for this week. This week’s askFA product for discussion is Motorola Moto G, the company’s latest affordable smartphone that was unveiled earlier this month. We have already published the unboxing, benchmarks, photo gallery and the camera samples. The Motorola Moto G is priced at $179 (Rs. 11200 approx.) for the 8GB version and the 16GB version costs $199 (Rs. 12,400 approx.). Motorola has already confirmed that the phone would launch in India early January 2014, including a dual SIM variant. Remember, the final price of the device might be more when it launches in India due to extra taxes. Continue reading “Motorola Moto G Live Chat and Discussion”

Motorola Moto G Camera Samples

Motorola Moto G is the device that is expected to take the Indian entry range smartphone market by a storm. This is mainly because of the features that Motorola Moto G offers for its price. Moto G is expected to arrive for a price of Rs. 12,000. Some of the features that the phone offers for its entry range include a 4.5inch 720p display and a Quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor.

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Motorola Moto G Photo Gallery

Motorola Moto G will be the first Motorola device to be launched in India after a long hiatus. Motorola Moto G was unveiled in Brazil recently and it was specifically made keeping in mind two markets – India and Brazil. The Motorola Moto G that will be coming to India will include dual SIM functionality and is expected to be priced around Rs. 12,000 making it one of the affordable mid-range phones. Though a low price point doesn’t necessarily guarantee a product’s success, the Moto G’s value for money and the features it offers for the price are expected to sweep away the Indian market.

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