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Moto G2 Vs Moto G3


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Moto G2 Vs Moto G3

Here is the comparison between Moto g 2nd gen. and Moto G 3rd gen.

Features               Moto G (third generation)          Moto G (second gen)

Dimensions        142.1x 72.4x 11.6mm                     141.5 x 70.7 x 11 mm

Weight                  155 grams                                            149 grams
Display                 5-inch 720p                                        5-inch 720p
Processor             1.4 GHz Snapdragon 410            1.2GHz Snapdragon 400
RAM                       1GB/2GB                                             1GB
Storage                  8GB/16GB expandable                 8GB expandable
Camera                 13-megapixel/5-megapixel          8 megapixel/2-megapixel
Battery                   2,470mAh                                          2,070mAh
OS Android          5.1 Lollipop Android                    4.4 KitKat (upgradable to Lollipop)
Price                        Rs 11,999 / Rs 12,999                   Rs 12,999

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Motorola has just launched the Moto G (third generation) in India, and has priced it starting at Rs 11,999. It will be available exclusively on Flipkart from midnight. We compare the Moto G (third generation) against its predecessor, the Moto G (second generation), to find out what’s new.

Price and availability

The price of the Moto G (third generation) is at Rs 11,999 for its 8GB variant, and the 16GB variant is priced at Rs 12,999. In comparison, the Moto G (second generation) 8GB was launched with a price tag of Rs 12,999. Both the predecessor and the newly launched Moto G are exclusive to Flipkart only.

Size and Weight

The new Moto G is a bit heavy at 155 grams, compared to the predecessor which weighs 149 grams. The new Moto G has thickened slightly at 11.6mm, while the second gen smartphone comes with 11mm thickness.


The new Moto G comes with a 5-inch 720p HD (1280 x 720) display with pixel density at 294 ppi, just like its predecessor. It also comes with similar Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.


The smartphone upgrades to a Snapdragon 410 chipset clocked at 1.4GHz paired with 1GB and 2GB RAM (for 8GB and 16GB respectively). In comparison, the second-gen Moto G has a Snapdragon 400 chipset paired with 1GB RAM.


For the first time, Motorola has announced two storage variants for the Moto G (third generation). It will come with 8GB and 16GB storage variants, with micro SD slot for further 32GB expansion. The Moto G (second generation) only came with an 8GB storage option, with a microSD slot of course.


The camera also sees a boost with the new Moto G, which sports a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing sensor. The Moto G (second generation) on the other hand, has an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front camera.


The new Moto G has a slightly larger 2,470mAh battery, which the company claims lasts up to 24 hours of mixed usage. The second-gen smartphone has a 2,070mAh battery in comparison.


While the second gen Moto G comes with Android 4.4 KitKat out-of-the-box, it has already received the Android Lollipop update via OTA.The new Moto G comes with Android 5.1 Lollipop out-of-the-box.
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