Moto G smartphone announced by Google owned Motorola in Brazil in November, has not been officially launched in India so far. But e-commerce portal shopyourworld.com has listed Moto G with 8 GB and 16GB for Rs. 15,137 and 17,089, respectively, and are promising delivery within 10-14 days from the date of plcement of order. This smartphone is scheduled to be launched in India in the month of January 2014.
In our blog of 14th November, we had predicted that the price of Moto G with 8GB would be approx. Rs. 14,500, and if the above portal has listed the same model for Rs. 15,137 then we were on the dot as the officail price is expected to be below Rs. 15,000. http://www.techvorm.com/motorola-moto-g-coming-india-jan-2014/
The Moto G sports a 4.5-inch HD display(1280 x 720 pixels) at 329ppi. This smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with 1.2 GHz quad-core CPU, coupled with 1GB RAM. This device will come in 8GB internal memory and 16GB internal memory versions. Motorola is also offering 50 GB storage free for two years on Google Drive.
The Moto G is equipped with a 5-megapixel rear camera with an LED flash and also has a 1.3-megapixel front camera. The rear camera supports HD (720p) video recording. This phone also features water-resistant nano-coating on the inside and outside. The Moto G in India is expected to come with Google’s latest Android 4.4 KitKat. This device is packed with built-in rechargeable lithium-ion, 2070 mAh battery, which the company claims will last for a day, due to optimisation of software.
Our gut feeling is that Moto G has mid-range specifications and its price is quite attractive for Indian market. This smartphone will sell like hot cakes in India.