Search


Motorola Moto G (2015) Review

Score: 6.81/10

Motorola Moto G (2015) is a mid level Android phone released two years ago, coming with a good CPU running at 1.4 GHz, a good size 5-inches multi-touch capacitive screen, and 2 cameras, a 13 megapixels back side camera and a 5 MP front-facing camera.

Motorola decided to build this cellphone using a good processor running at 1.4 gigahertz, included in the Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 8916 system chip with a great 2 GB of RAM memory. A nice point of this cellphone is its big 16 GB internal storage memory and a slot for an SD memory card, allowing the user to store hundreds of applications and games without any problem.

Motorola made a very good design job making this cellphone weight only 5.47 ounces. This cellphone is available in 2 different color options, black and white. Regarding its body design materials, this phone is mostly created with plastic. Even though this phone just has 5.59" long and 2.85" wide, it manages to hold a 5 inches display.

This phone is equipped with two cameras, a 13 MP back facing camera and a 5 MP front side camera. It is capable of filming 1920x1080 Full HD videos at 30 frames per second. Additionally, the camera has some useful characteristics: flash, face detection shooting, auto-focus, geo tagging and HDR mode.

This cellphone is equipped with a good looking 5-inches screen with a 1280 x 720 (HD) resolution, giving this cellphone a very nice graphical experience. Its screen uses IPS LCD capacitive technology, and has multi-touch detection.

This cellphone provides Wi-Fi capability (and it can provide it to other devices around, as a mobile hotspot), 4G (LTE) high speed connection type or 3G fast connectivity, over HSPA, HSUPA and EDGE technologies. The uses a Micro SIM card for GSM networks and it works with both GSM and CDMA networks.

This cellphone uses a 2470 mAh large non-replaceable battery, enough to provide this phone with a great battery duration. An issue to evaluate is that this phone's battery isn't removable so you can't throw it away and buy a new one when it starts losing capacity, while with its 2470 mAh you will probably discard this phone before it becomes an issue.

The also features some interesting features like Bluetooth (allows communication with other bluetooth cellphones and accessories), GPS Localization and NFC (Near Field Communication), and some sensors likeLight Sensor, Proximity Sensor and Accelerometer.

Motorola sells the for only $ 155, which is quite cheap for a phone this level. This phone is probably a great option for you if you are looking for a cellphone to mostly use social networks and internet browsing or need a work phone.



Amazon Products

All prices and availabilities as of 2017-02-19 11:06:02 UTC/GMT -7   Details
Product prices and availability are accurate as of the date/time indicated and are subject to change. Any price and availability information displayed on Amazon.com at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product.



Other devices with similar prices



Cheaper devices with similar score



Specifications

Device Type:Phone
Brand:Motorola
Operating System (OS):Android 5.1
Also Known As:Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen.)||Motorola XT1540||Motorola XT1548||Motorola XT1540
Dimensions:5.59 x 2.85 x 0.48 inchesMetric14.2 x 7.24 x 1.22 cmImperial
Weight:5.47 ouncesMetric155.07 gImperial
Colors:Black and White
Materials:Plastic
Scratch Resistant Glass:Yes
Release date:2015-07-28
Price:$ 155.00 at Amazon

Display

Screen Type:IPS LCD (16M colors)
Size:5 inchesMetric12.7 cmImperial
Resolution:720 x 1280 pixels (HD)
Pixel density:294 pixels per inchMetric115.75 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:Capacitive, Multi-touch

Hardware

Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 8916
Processor:ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit (Single-Core 1400 MHz)
RAM Memory:2 GB
Graphics Processor:Adreno 306
Internal Memory:16 GB
SD Card Slot:microSD, microSDHC (up to 32 GB)

Battery

Removable:No
Capacity:2470 mAh

Camera

Back camera:13 megapixels
    Aperture:f/2.00
    Flash:Yes
Front camera:5 megapixels
Max video resolution:1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD)
Camera features:Auto-Focus, Face Detection Shooting, Geo Tagging and HDR Mode

Networks

Wi-Fi:Yes
    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:Micro SIM
CDMA Bands:800, 1900
GSM Bands:850, 900, 1800, 1900
UMTS Bands:900, 2100
LTE (4G) Bands:800 (band 20), 900 (band 8), 1800 (band 3), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7)
Technologies:LTE (4G), HSPA, HSUPA, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMA

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 4.0
GPS:Yes
Sensors:Accelerometer, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor