Moto G announced, unlocked version starts from just $179

Moto GMotorola has finally announced their cheaper version of Moto X, Moto G.  The low cost android smartphone from Motorola was announced today morning at Sao Paulo, Brazil. The device packs an impressive list of specs and features with just a fraction of the cost when compared to other smartphones, the product manager at Motorola said.

It’s a smartphone that has a premium experience but has a fraction of the cost.

– Charlie Tritschler

The device is running a clean stock version of Android just like Moto X. Another thing to note is the Moto Shells, like the rumours predicted the device will come with removable back shells. There is alsoe a “Flip Shell” which will cover and protect the display.

See the specs below:

  • 4.5-inch display at 720p
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor at 1.2 GHz
  • 1GB RAM
  • 2070 mAh battery
  • 14 hours of talk time
  • Android 4.3 out of the box, with an update to Android 4.4 “guaranteed” by January 2014
  • Moto G 8GB variant off-contract price: $179
  • Moto G 16GB variant off-contract price: $199

Moto G will go on sale in some parts of Europe and Brazil by this week itself. The Latin America, Canada and parts of Asia will have to wait some more time. People from US, India, Middle East countries and some part os Asia will have to wait until January for Moto G.

Source: Android Central

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