Moto G is the bestselling smartphone in Motorola’s history. At its price range, it is one of the most powerful devices when compared with the Samsung and Sony rivals. It was released in September 2014 and met with a huge demand.
It has an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors. It makes use of a micro-SIM and has a screen size of 5.0 inches with a pixel density of 294 ppi. With a ~68.9% screen-to-body ratio, the screen has a display resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
The Moto G 2nd Generation runs on the Android OS v4.4.4 Operating System and has been recently upgraded to Android 5.0 Lollipop. It runs on the Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400 chipset with a powerful Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7. It has an Adreno 305 GPU, which is quite enough for your daily Graphics intensive tasks.
The device has an internal storage capacity of 8 gigabytes and runs on 1GB of RAM. Using a micro SD card, the device is externally upgradable to 32GB. In the camera department, the Moto G 2nd generation has an 8MP rear shooter with 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus and LED flash.
Other features in the camera include geo-tagging, HDR, panorama, touch focus and face-detection. It can record videos at 720p pixel resolution at 30fps. The video recorder further includes HDR and stereo sound recording. For your selfies, the Moto G provides you with a decent 2MP camera.
The latest iteration of the Moto G smartphone is now officially available in the United Kingdom. It is the Moto G 4G 2015 Model, successor to the older 2014 model released last year. Similar to the older 3G-only model, the 4G comes with the same 720p 5.0 inches display.
It is similar to Motorola Moto G2 in terms of internal storage, camera, CPU as well as chipset. It runs on the stock Android Lollipop 5.0. It is available for a price of 159.99 pounds, around £10 more than the older generation model. The price also includes shipping charges and VAT.