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]Representational image] A file photo of Moto G (3rd Gen)IBTimes india/ Anirban Roy

Motorola has launched a new Moto G (3rdgen) variant, dubbed as Turbo edition, in Mexico.

The key difference between the Moto G Turbo edition and the original model is that the former variant houses 64-bit Snapdragon Octa-core SoC (System on Chip), full HD (1920x1080p) display, whereas the latter features 64-bit Snapdragon 410 quad-core processor and HD (1280x720p) screen.

Another notable inclusion in the new Moto G model is the Turbo Power technology, that reportedly enables teh device to get charged quickly. A few minutes of charging is enough for the phone to run for many hours (talktime).

The rest of the specifications of the device remains the same. It houses 2GB RAM, 13MP camera on the rear-side, 5MP front-camera, Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS, 2470 mAh battery and boast IP68 water-and-dust proof certification.

[Note: Devices with IP67 certification have the ability to survive 5 feet under-water for up to 30 minutes.]

Moto G Turbo price and availability details:

Motorola Moto G Turbo is expected to be made available in stores in Mexico on 13 November for around $283 (€260/Rs. 18,618), reported The Gadget Freak.

As of now, there is no word from Motorola on whether the company has plans of releasing the Moto G Turbo edition in the international markets.

Stay tuned for more updates.

Key Specifications of Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen), Moto G Turbo edition and Moto X Play:

Models Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen) Motorola Moto G Turbo Edition Motorola Moto X Play
Display 5.0-inch HD TFT LCD screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 shield
  • Pixel density: 294 ppi (pixels per inch)
5.0-inch full HD TFT LCD screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 shield
  • Pixel density: 441 ppi (pixels per inch)
5.5-inch full HD (1920x1080p) screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 shield
  • Pixel density: 403 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS
Processor 64-bit 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 quad-core CPU 64-bit 1.65GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Octa-core CPU Motorola Mobile Computing System including 1.7GHz QualcommSnapdragon 615 Octa-core CPU, Natural Language Processor, Contextual Computing Processor
GPU Adreno 305 Adreno 405 GPU 550 MHz Adreno 405 GPU
RAM 1GB/2GB 2GB 2GB
Storage capacity 8GB/16GB (expandable up to 128GB) 16GB (expandable up to 128GB) 16GB/32GB (expandable up to 128GB)
Camera
  • Main: 13.0-megapixel camera with dual-tone LED flash, autofocus, full HD video recording, auto-HDR,
  • Front: 5.0-megapixel camera with auto-HDR
  • Main: 13.0-megapixel camera with dual-tone LED flash, autofocus, full HD video recording, auto-HDR,
  • Front: 5.0-megapixel camera with auto-HDR
  • Main: 21.0-megapixel camera with Color Correlated Temperature (CCT) flash with dual LED flash, Burst mode, night mode, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF (Phase Detection Auto-Focus), full HD video recording, Quick capture (twirl smartphone twice to launch camera), Video HDR
  • Front: 5.0-megapixel with wide-angle lens
Battery 2470 mAh 2470 mAh with Turbo Power charging technology 3630 mAh can power the phone for more than 30 hours under mixed usage.
  • TurboPower feature lets the battery to get supercharged within 15 minutes, which is enough run the phone for close to 8 hours
Network 4G-LTE 4G-LTE 4G-LTE
Add-ons IP67 Water-and-dust proof certification, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n; 2.4GHz) IP67 Water-and-dust proof certification, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n; 2.4GHz) Water-repellant nano coating, Dual Nano-SIM slots, Bluetooth v4.0 LE, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO), front facing stereo speakers, NFC (Near Field Communication), micro-USB, GPS,
Dimensions 142.1 x 72.4 x 11.6 mm ------------ 148.0 x 75.0 x 8.9-10.9 mm
Weight 155 g ------------ 169 g
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