Google owned, Motorola Mobility today (5 September) officially launched the much awaited second generation Moto G, Moto X smartphones and Moto 360 smartwatch in New Delhi.
"A year ago we relaunched Motorola with a very clear purpose -- to give you more meaningful choices that put you in control of your mobile experience. Today we take that promise to the next level with the introduction of the new Moto X and Moto G smartphones, Moto 360 watch, Moto Hint wireless earbud and Motorola Power Pack Micro," said the company.
When it comes to the flagship Moto X (Gen 2), the company has kept the unique and ergonomic sloping edge design we have seen in its predecessor, However the screen specifications has been bumped from 4.7-inch HD display to 5.2-inch full HD OLED to match current crop of marquee smartphones.
Under the hood, it packs 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 with quad-core CPU, 2GB RAM, 16GB/32GB memory and 2300 mAh battery.
On camera front, it boasts of 13MP with, f2.25 aperture, 4K video recording and dual-LED ring flash and 2.0-megapixel camera with Full HD video recording.
On the other hand, Moto G (Gen 2.) sports a bigger 5.0-inch HD display and comes with latest Android v4.4.4 KitKat OS powered by 1.2GHz quad-core processor backed by 1GB RAM, 8GB/16GB and a 2070 mAh battery. It also houses 8.0-megapixel camera, 2.0-megapixel snapper on the front for video chatting.
And finally, the most anticipated Moto 360 smartwatch was also unveiled. It boasts of 1.5-inch backlit LCD display panel protected Gorilla Glass 3 and inside it comes packed with Pedometer, Optical heart rate monitor (PPG).
Other value-added features include IP67 water-resistant certifications, Dual microphones to receive voice-commands and Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy for pairing Android companion devices.
Motorola Moto X (Gen 2.) price and Availability Details:
The new Moto X will be initially made available in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia starting later this month. Moto X will be available for $99.99 with a new two-year customer agreement on select carriers in the US. It will be available off-contract and unlocked in the US from $499.99 (around €385/₹30,200) on motorola.com.
Motorola Moto G (Gen 2.) Price and Availability details:
The new Moto G is available starting today unlocked and off-contract for $179.99 (around €138/₹10,800) USD on motorola.com, as well as retailers in the US. Moto G also goes on sale today in India, France, UK, Brazil, Spain, and on motorola.de in Germany. By end of year, the new Moto G will be available in more than a dozen countries and through several carrier partners around the world.
The company has announced that the Flipkart will begin sale of second generation Moto G later today (5 September) for ₹12,999.
Motorola Moto 360 Price and Availability:
Moto 360 will be available in black leather and a limited edition gray leather with suede finish in the US today starting at noon EST for $249.99 (around €193/₹15,100)on motorola.com, Google Play, and through Best Buy stores andBestBuy.com.
Moto 360 will also be made available in two metal options later this fall for $299.99 USD.
The company also launched a few accessories - Moto Hint wireless earbud and Motorola Power Pack Micro.
..Key Specifications of Motorola Moto X and Moto G:
|Models||Motorola Moto X (Generation 2)||Motorola Moto G (Generation 2)|
|Display||5.2-inch full HD OLED screen with Gorilla Glass 3 shieldPixel density: 423 ppi (pixels per inch)||5.0-inch HD (720x1280p) Screen with Gorilla Glass 3 shield|
|OS||Android v4.4.4 KitKat||Android v4.4.4 KitKat|
|Processor||2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 with quad-core CPU(MSM8974-AC)||1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 series quad-core processor|
|GPU||Adreno 330||450 MHz Adreno 305|
|Storage capacity||16GB (standard), 32GB offered via Motomaker customization offer||8GB/16GB (expandable up to 32GB)|
|Camera||Main camera: 13MP with, f2.25 aperture, 4K video recording and dual-LED ring flash
Front Camera: 2MP (1080p)
|Main: 8.0-megapixel camera with LED flash, auto focus
Front: 2.0-megapixel camera
|Battery||2300 mAh||2070 mAh|
|Network||3G and 4G-LTE (in select regions)||3G|
|Add-ons||Bluetooth v4.0 (LE), Wi-Fi (802.11 ac),||Dual-SIM (optional) slots, Bluetooth v4.0 (LE), Wi-Fi (802.11 ac), front-facing speakers|
|Dimensions||140.8 x 72.4 x 9.97 mm||141.5 x 10.99 x 70.7 mm|
|Weight||144 g||149 g|
Key specifications of Moto 360:
|Model||Motorola Moto 360|
|Display||1.56-inch back-lit LCD screen 320x205 resolutions and is protected by Corning® Gorilla® Glass shieldPixel density: 205 ppi (pixels per inch)|
|Processor||TI OMAP™ 3|
|Battery||320 mAh; All day (mixed use)(Wireless charging with charging dock included in the package)|
|Compatibility||Android v4.3 and later|
|Add-ons||Voice-control feature, Pedometer, Optical heart rate monitor (PPG), IP67 water-resistant certifications , Dual microphones, Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy|
|Dimensions||46mm diameter by 11.5mm high|
|variants||1. Light stainless steel case + gray Horween® leather band2. Dark stainless steel case + black Horween® leather band|