Shortly after the launch of Nexus 5, Google’s very own tech powerhouse Motorola has unveiled a new decent low-cast smartphone known as Moto G in a special event today. The Moto G in which ‘G’ stands for Global is priced $179 USD without contact for 8GB version whereas the 16GB device will cost $199 USD.
The Moto G is surprisingly low-cost if we compare it with other smartphones with same specifications. It is specifically designed to target emerging market countries such as Brazil, where an average consumer cannot afford $500-600 USD premium priced phones. The Moto G boasts very attractive specifications for a budget phone, see them below:
Technical Specifications of Motorola Moto G
- OS: Android 4.3 Jelly Bean mobile OS (will receive Android 4.4 KitKat in January 2014)
- Display: 4.5″ inch LCD display at 1280×720 resolution. 329 pixels per inch.
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 @ 1.2GHz. (MSM 8×26, Adreno 305 GPU)
- RAM: 1 Gigabytes
- Internal Storage: 8GB and 16GB of internal storage with free 50 GB Google Drive cloud storage for 2 years.
- Dimensions: 129.9 x 65.9 x 6.0-11.6 mm
- Weight: 143 grams
- Battery: 2070 mAh (non-removable)
- Rear camera: 5 megapixels, (4:3 aspect ratio), LED flash, 4x digital zoom, slow motion video, burst mode, auto HDR, panorama, tap-to-focus
- Front camera: 1.3 Mega-pixels
- Video capture: 720p (front and rear) at 30 fps
- Networks: GSM (850/900/1800/1900 MHz); UMTS (850/900/1700/1900/2100 MHz); CDMA (850/1900 MHz). No 4G or LTE support.
- Wifi: 802.11 b/g/n
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.0
- Location: GPS/GLONASS
- Available in many bright colors.
The Moto G phone is available on retail stores in UK as of 13th November, 2013. It will be shipped worldwide in 60 countries through various mobile carriers.