Motorola Moto G (2 Gen) Price Slashed on Flipkart Ahead of Successor's Launch
Motorola Moto G (2 Gen) Price Slashed on Flipkart Ahead of Successor's LaunchMotorola India via Facebook

Motorola's 2014 mid-range smartphone Moto G (2 Gen) is now being offered at a discounted rate in India.

Feature-rich Motorola Moto G (2 Gen) can be grabbed for just ₹9,999, ₹3,000 less the original price of ₹12,999 on Flipkart (HERE). The company has not detailed the reason behind the price-cut, but many believe Motorola is preparing stage for the launch of the third generation Moto G (aka  Moto G3). It is common practice among smartphone makers to slash prices ahead of a new device launch.

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Just a week ago, rival Xiaomi reduced Redmi Note 4G's price by ₹2,000. It is also speculated to unveil Redmi Note 2 soon.

Read more: Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G Gets Cheaper in India Ahead of Successor's Launch

For the uninitiated, Motorola Moto G (2 Gen) sports 5.0-inch HD screen and ships with Android 4.4.4 KitKat (upgradable to Android 5.0 Lollipop) powered by Snapdragon 400 series quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, 16GB inbuilt memory (expandable up to 32GB) and a 2,070 mAh battery.

It also houses 8mp camera with LED flash and a 2mp snapper on the front.

Key specifications of Motorola Moto G (2 Gen):

Models Motorola Moto G (2 Gen)
  • 5.0-inch HD (720x1280p) Screen with Gorilla Glass 3 shield
  • Pixel density: 294 ppi
OS Android v4.4.4 KitKat
  • [Android 5.0 Lollipop update released in India]
Processor 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 series quad-core processor
GPU 450 MHz Adreno 305
Storage 16GB, expandable up to 32GB
  • Main: 8.0-megapixel camera with LED flash, auto focus
  • Front: 2.0-megapixel camera
Battery 2070 mAh
Network 3G
Add-ons Dual-SIM (optional) slots, Bluetooth v4.0 (LE), Wi-Fi (802.11 ac), front-facing speakers;
Dimensions 141.5 x 10.99 x 70.7 mm
Weight 149 g
  • Original price: ₹12,999/-
  • New price: ₹9,999/-