Motorola has finally announced the third generation of its popular smartphone Moto G, putting an end to months of rumors and speculations. Motorola had introduced its first Moto G smartphone in November 2013 which was followed by Moto G Gen 2 in 2014. Both became hits due to their decent specs and affordable price tag. The new Moto G 3rd gen has also not disappointed the fans.

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The Moto G 3rd gen has several hardware upgrades and an improved design. The handset comes in two versions – one version with 1GB RAM and 8GB of internal storage while the other version has a higher 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage.

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Let’s have a look at its specs and other features of the Moto G 3rd gen:

  • Display: 5-inch HD display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution, 294 ppi density; Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916) Soc with 1.4 GHz quad-core CPU;  Adreno 306 with 400 MHz GPU
  • Memory & Srorage: 1GB RAM + 8GB storage or 2GB RAM + 16GB storage (expandable up to 32GB via microSD card)
  • Camera: 13MP rear camera with autofocus and dual LED flash, f/2 aperture; 5MP front-facing camera  with f/2.2 aperture
  • Battery: 2,470mAh battery with mixed usage of up to 24 hours
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802, 11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0LE
  • Dimensions: Height-142.1mm width- 72.4mm curve- 6.1 to 11.6mm
  • Weight: 155 grams
  • Operating System: Android Lollipop 5.1.1
  • Waterproofing: IPX7 rating (survives being submerged in water up to 1m for 30   minutes)
  • Base color: Black, White; Changeable Shells and Flip Shells available in several colors

Users will be able to customize their Moto G 3rd gen smartphone according to their choice with the Moto Maker. The handset costs about $185 for the 1GB/8GB variant and around $210 for the 2GB/16GB variant.

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