Moto G smartphone will launch in "early-January 2014". Other markets to get the Motorola Moto G in the same period include the US, the Middle East and more countries in Asia. Further, Motorola announced that Moto G will also be available in a dual-SIM variant, for selective markets.
It will start at $179 for the 8GB model or $199 for 16GB of storage. In the UK, the Moto G will be available on pay-as-you-go at O2 from £130, and elsewhere for around £135. It will be available from today in Brazil and parts of Europe, including the UK, and will hit the US and the wider world in January.
It features a 4.5-inch HD display with a resolution of 720x1280 pixels and boasts a pixel density of 329ppi. The Moto G is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor along with 1GB of RAM. On the camera front, the Moto G sports a 5-megapixel rear camera along with an LED flash and also includes a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera. The rear camera supports HD video recording. The Motorola Moto G also features water-resistant coating.
The Moto G packs a 1950mAh battery, which Motorola claims can deliver up to 30 percent more battery life than the Apple iPhone 5s. The Moto G also features removable curved back and the company also announced a bunch of accessories including coloured removable shells, flip-cover and some music accessories like JBL wireless speakers for the device.
Motorola Moto G also comes with some company's proprietary features like Motorola Assist and Motorola Migrate. The company is also offering 65GB of free online Google Drive storage will the Moto G.
Motorola Moto G key specifications
- 4.5-inch HD display with a resolution of 720x1280 pixels
- 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor
- 1GB of RAM
- 8GB and 16GB inbuilt storage
- Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
- Dual-SIM variant (For selective markets)
- 1950mAh battery
- Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3G