Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen) 8GB

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Moto G (3rd Gen) 8GB


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Key Specifications See full specifications
Price Rs. 11999
OS Android v5.1.1 Lollipop
Shades Black and White
Battery Li-Ion 2470 mAh, mixed usage up to 24 hours
Rear Camera 13 MP
Front Camera 5 MP
Primary Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128X3096 Pixels, Digital Zoom, dual-tone LED flash
Display Size 5 inch
Internal Storage 8 GB

What makes Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen) 8GB unique?

Advanced Water Resistance:- IPX7-rated protection from splashes and accidental drops in water
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Quick Facts & Price
Announced July, 2015
Form Factor Bar
Price Rs. 11999
Languages English
OS Android v5.1.1 Lollipop
Box Content Handset, Charger, Headset, USB Cable, Battery, User Manual, Warranty Card, Wall Charger
Shades Black and White
Note Motorola Shells (sold separately) available in Black, Navy, Cabernet, Golden Yellow, Lime, Cherry, Blue, Turqouise, Raspberry, Chalk and Motorola Flip Shells (sold separately) available in Turquoise with Dark Teal, Blue with Navy, Raspberry with Cabernet, Crimson with Cherry, Licorice with Charcoal
Processor & Sound
Chipset Snapdragon 410 MSM8916
Graphics Processor 400 MHz Adreno 306
Processor 1.4 GHz quad-core
Auto Focus
Camera Flash Includes a colour-balancing dual LED flash.
Rear Camera 13 MP
Digital Zoom Yes (4X digital zoom (drag to zoom in/out) x
Camera Resolution 4128x3096 pixels
Front Camera 5 MP
Resolution (Front) 2592X1944 pixels
Video Resolution 1080p
Camera Features Rear Camera:- f/ 2.0, Field of view (FOV) 76 degrees, Quick Capture (twist wrist to launch camera), Tap anywhere to capture, Burst mode, Auto HDR, Panorama, Video iHDR, Manual focus and exposure controls Timer, Active viewfinder (recognizes QR codes and barcodes) Front Camera:- f/2.2, Field of view (FOV) 72 degrees, Fixed focus, Tap anywhere to capture, 4X digital zoom, Slow motion video, Burst mode, Auto HDR, Tap to focus, Quick Capture
Primary Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128X3096 Pixels, Digital Zoom, dual-tone LED flash
Display Colours 16M
Screen Protection IPX7-rated protection from splashes and accidental drops in water, Corning Gorilla Glass
Display Resolution (H) 720 pixels
Display Resolution (V) 1280 pixels
Display Size 5 inch
Touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen
Pixels Per Inch Density 294 ppi
Display Type HD, Brilliant display quality
RAM & Storage
Call Log
Internal Storage 8 GB
Memory Card Removable storage supports up to 32 GB microSD card (sold separately)
Phonebook Capacity Unlimited
Dimensions & Weight
Height 142.1 mm
Width 72.4 mm
Thickness 6.1-11.6 mm
Weight 155 gms
Battery Size & Backup
Battery Li-Ion 2470 mAh, mixed usage up to 24 hours
Internet & Connectivity
Bluetooth version 4.0 LE
SIM Type Micro SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 MHz
4G Network LTE Bands (1, 3, 7, 8, 28,40)
Data Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Networks 2G + 3G + 4G, Dual SIM
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Alarm Clock
Noise Cancellation Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Office Applications
Speaker Earpiece, loudspeaker, 2-mic support
3.5mm Jack/Port
Image/Video Editor
Image Viewer
Music Player
Video Player
Video Recording
Ringtones MP3
SMS Limit (Max) Unlimited
T9 Dictionary
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, IM
Social Networking Facebook, Twitter
Accelerometer Sensor
Gyro Sensor
Proximity Sensor
Ambient Light Sensor
Other Sensors Sensor Hub

Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen) 8GB Review

29 Jul, 15 04:35 PM


One of the Cheapest Water and Dust Resistant Smartphones
By Amrit

After the success of Moto G (2nd Gen), Motorola announced its Moto G (3rd Gen) on July, 25. The surprising thing is that it has a IPX7 certification which means the handset is water and dust resistant. It is one of the cheapest water-resistant handsets. It is immersible in up to 3 feet of water for 30 minutes. It offers dual-SIM slots and is built to compete with the likes of Xiaomi Mi 4, XOLO Black, Lenovo K3 Note and Asus Zenfone 2. It comes in 8 GB and 16 GB versions. It is a mid-range smartphone which is being packed with powerful specifications at a an affordable price. Take a closer look to know about the features and specifications of this smartphone.

Display and Design

In terms of design, it is slightly similar to the 2nd generation Moto G complete with its dual-front grilles the one at the top is the earpiece while the other one is the speaker outlet. The 2 grilles does not have the support of chrome inserts and are more subtle, like Moto G (2nd Gen). The removable back cover of the handset has a ribbed texture that refines the grip and aids ergonomics. The volume and power keys are located at the right side, while the 3.5 mm headset jack and micro-USB port are located at the bottom and top edge, respectively. It features a 5 inch HD multi-touch display that supports a resolution of 1280x720 pixels. Viewing angles are quite wide and color reproduction is accurate. It is a bar shaped device which carries a height of 142.1 mm, a width of 72.4 mm and a thickness of 6.1-11.6 mm and weighs at 155 grams. It packs proximity sensor, gyro sensor, compass sensor and accelerometer sensor.

Operating System and Processor

The Moto G (3rd Gen) comes with latest Android v5.1.1 Lollipop operating system for the efficient working of the device. Furthermore, it houses a 1.4 GHz quad-core processor which is being assembled with Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 chipset and 400 MHz Adreno 306 graphic processor. The processor is paired with 1 GB RAM which helps you to complete your multi-tasking needs.

Camera and Storage

This smartphone supports an improved 13 MP primary camera with auto-focus, f/2.0 aperture, digital zoom and dual-tone LED flash which is pretty impressive to capture beautiful pictures and videos. The rear camera has a picture resolution of 4128x3096 pixels. At the front side, there is 5MP shooter which is fixed to click selfies and to make video calls. It offers a resolution of 2592x1944 pixels. It comes packed with 8GB internal storage which the user can expand up to 32GB through microSD card.

Connectivity and Battery

The budget friendly performer supports 2G, 3G and 4G networks. The other connectivity features offered by the smartphone includes Bluetooth v4.0, A-GPS, GPS, USB, EDGE, GPRS and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n. It is backed by a non-removable 2470mAh battery which offers decent hours of talktime as well as standby time.

Shades and Price

The dust and water proof smartphone comes in 'Black' and 'White' shades at the price of INR 11,999.

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