Motorola have officially unveiled the latest edition Moto G which has been a popular handset from its first outing,this time there is two models to pick from One has 2GB RAM with 16GB of storage and the other has 1 GB or RAM and 8GB of storage,both of which have memory expansion options up to 32GB via micro sd.Both devices also get  IPx7 certification which may please some..The price is now marked at £179 which is steep compared to past models this equates to €252 or so which still would leave the Vodafone smart 6 plus in good contention for those on a budget…..

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With a fast Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor, 1.4 GHz quad-core CPU, and advanced Adreno graphics, you can switch back and forth between your favourite apps without slowing down.

With a sharp 5″ HD display, every photo, video, and game looks its best. Experience vivid colours, deep blacks, and crisp whites,even outdoors.Also there is a service called “Moto Maker” which allows potential buyers pick from a range of colours front and back which is a nice addition also available is Flip Shells.


  • Operating system

    Android(TM) Lollipop 5.1.1

  • System architecture/processor

    Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM 410 (MSM8916) processor with 1.4 GHz quad-core CPU, Adreno 306 with 400 MHz GPU

  • Memory (RAM)

    1 GB , 2GB (Available on 16GB model only)

  • Storage**

    8 GB or 16 GB, removable storage supports up to 32 GB microSD card (sold separately)

  • Dimensions

    Height: 142.1mm (5.59 inches)
    Width: 72.4mm (2.85 inches)
    Curve: 6.1-11.6mm (0.24-0.48 inches)

  • Weight

    155g (5.47 ounces)

  • Display

    5-inch, 720p HD (1280 x 720), 294 ppi, Corning®Gorilla® Glass 3

  • Battery†​

    2470 mAh, mixed usage up to 24 hours

  • Water Resistant*

    Yes, IPX7

  • Networks


  • Bands (by model)

    Moto G – GSM (XT1541)
    LTE (1, 3, 7, 8, 20)
    UMTS/HSPA+ (900, 2100 MHz)
    GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)


  • Rear Camera

    13 MP
    Field of view (FOV) 76 degrees
    CCT dual-LED flash
    Auto focus
    Quick Capture (twist wrist to launch camera)
    Tap anywhere to capture
    4X digital zoom (drag to zoom in/out)
    Slow motion video
    Burst mode
    Auto HDR
    TVideo iHDR
    Manual focus and exposure controls

  • Active viewfinder (recognizes QR codes and barcodes)
  • Front Camera

    Field of view (FOV) 72 degrees
    Display flash
    Fixed focus
    Tap anywhere to capture

  • 4X digital zoom
  • Slow motion video
  • Burst mode
  • Auto HDR
  • Tap to focus
  • Quick Capture
  • SIM Card


  • Connectivity

    Micro USB, 3.5mm headset jack

  • Bluetooth® Technology

    Bluetooth version 4.0 LE

  • Wi-Fi

    802.11 b/g/n (2.4 GHz)

  • Speaker

    Earpiece, loudspeaker, 2-mic support

  • Video Capture

    1080p HD video, 30 fps (MPEG4, H.264)

  • NFC


  • Location Services


  • Sensors

    Accelerometer (2), Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity, Sensor Hub

  • Base color

    Black or White

  • In the box

    Moto G, USB Cable, Guides

  • Motorola Shells (sold separately)§

    Black, Navy, Cabernet, Golden Yellow, Lime, Cherry, Blue, Turqouise, Raspberry, Chalk

  • Motorola Flip Shells (sold separately)§

    Turquoise with Dark Teal, Blue with Navy, Raspberry with Cabernet, Crimson with Cherry, Licorice with Charcoal




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