If you are a Motorola fan, you must be impressed with the company's latest launch of the third generation Moto G smartphone on Tuesday. The timing of the new launch is ideal as the budget smartphone space in India and other countries is booming. The all-new Moto G (2015) adds to the company's successful series of Moto G smartphones and here's a look at how the budget handset has evolved over the years.
We have compared the individual specs of Moto G (2nd Gen) smartphone with the latest model. The notable improvements seen in the new Motorola smartphone are compelling enough to convince you to upgrade to the new Moto G. Even so, you can take a look at all the features and make the final call.
Both Moto G smartphones come with 5-inch HD display with a screen resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and 294ppi. Just like its predecessor, Moto G (2015) is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 to withstand minor falls and scratches.
Motorola upgraded the performance of the new Moto G (2015) by packing a 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor. Moto G second generation is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 chipset clocking speeds at 1.2GHz.
Motorola Moto G (2015) edition witnessed a major upgrade in the camera sensor as it comes with a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera with dual LED flash and f/2.0 aperture that makes up for quality images even in low-light conditions. On the front side, Moto G (2015) has a 5MP sensor. Those who upgrade from Moto G (2nd Gen) will witness a great change as the handset supported 8MP primary sensor and a 2MP front snapper. Those who love to take photos must seriously consider an upgrade.
RAM and Storage
The all-new Moto G (2015) comes in two variants. The base model features 1GB RAM and 8GB onboard storage along with microSD card expansion up to 32GB, same as the second-gen Moto G. But, there is a higher-end variant that packs 2GB RAM and 16GB expandable storage for those who wish for more.
Another key upgrade in Moto G (2015) is the battery. The new model packs a 2,470mAh battery, which promises to last a full day with mixed usage. The former Moto G model was powered by a 2,070mAh unit.
Moto G (2015) gives more reasons to upgrade as it additionally comes with enhanced IPX7 water resistance certification to prevent the handset from getting damaged by accidental drops in water. The handset is 4G LTE-supported and comes with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop out of the box.
Despite the upgrades, Motorola launched its all-new Moto G (2015) at Rs. 11,999 for the 8GB variant and Rs. 12,999 for the 16GB model. The new handset is exclusively sold via Flipkart and comes in white or black paints. The second-gen Moto G is no longer in stock on Flipkart, but it was launched at the same price as the current model at Rs. 11,999.