Motorola Moto G Review

16 GB     See other variants reviews Score: 6.6/10
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Motorola Moto G is a quite good cellphone launched some years ago, which features a fast Quad-Core processing unit speeding at 1.2 gigahertz, a 4.5 inches touch-screen, and 2 cameras, a 5 mega-pixels back facing camera and a 1.3 megapixels front camera. We will get a better understanding of this cellphone's wonders when we get into more details.

Motorola decided to design this cellphone using a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 chip, including a fast Quad-Core processing unit speeding at 1200 megahertz and 1 GB of RAM memory. To handle graphic rendering, the also has an Adreno 305 graphic processing unit clocking at 450 MHz. The Motorola Moto G comes with a 16 GB quite big internal storage memory and even though it doesn't have a slot for an SD memory card, it should be enough to store hundreds of applications and games, but it probably wouldn't be suitable if you are planning to install some of the largest games available nowadays or taking tons of pictures and videos.

Motorola appears to have forgotten about weight optimization in this 5.04 oz cellphone. Whereas this cellphone just has 5.11 inches long, it still manages to hold a 4.5" display. This phone is thin and practical, but it's not as thin as many other phones on sale, with a thickness of 0.46". This phone is for sale in a variety of color options, black, pink, yellow, blue, red and white.

The Motorola Moto G features two cameras, a 5 MP back-facing camera and a 1.3 mega-pixels front-facing camera. It is also able to capture videos up to 1280x720 (HD) at 30 fps. This camera also has a couple of nice features: auto-focus, flash, fast burst mode, geo tagging and HDR mode.

Motorola equipped this device with an absolutely amazing 4.5" display, and a resolution of 1280 x 720 (HD), providing this phone with a unique image quality. This display uses IPS LCD capacitive technology, and allows multi-touch for gestures like pinch and zoom.

The counts with wi-fi connection (which it can provide to other devices around, as a mobile hotspot), 4G HSPA+ connection type, which is not so fast as LTE-A or LTE 4G networks or fast 3G connection type, supported by HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EV-DO A and EDGE technologies. The uses a SIM card for GSM carriers and it can work with both CDMA and GSM carriers.

This phone has a 2070 mAh big Li-Ion replaceable battery that provides the Motorola Moto G an incredibly long battery life.

This device also comes with some interesting features like Bluetooth (4.0), GPS and NFC (Near Field Communication), and multiple sensors like Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer and Compass.

Motorola sells the for around $ 159, which is quite close to other similar phones. If you want a device to mainly use social networks and internet browsing, you will definitely be very satisfied with this phone. When buying the Motorola Moto G you will also get Quick start guide and USB cable.

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Device Type:Phone
Operating System (OS):Android 5.0, 4.4.4, 4.4.3, 4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3
Variant:16 GB
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Also Known As:Motorola Moto G Google Play Edition
Dimensions:5.11 x 2.59 x 0.46 inchesMetric12.98 x 6.58 x 1.17 cmImperial
Weight:5.04 ouncesMetric142.88 gImperial
Colors:Black, Blue, Pink, Red, White and Yellow
Scratch Resistant Glass:Yes
Accessories:Quick start guide, USB cable
Release date:2013-11-13
Price:$ 159.00


Screen Type:IPS LCD (16M colors)
Size:4.5 inchesMetric11.4 cmImperial
Resolution:720 x 1280 pixels (HD)
Pixel density:326 pixels per inchMetric128.35 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:Capacitive, Multi-touch


Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
Processor: Quad-Core 1200 MHz
RAM Memory:1 GB
Graphics Processor:Adreno 305 (450 MHz)
Internal Memory:16 GB
SD Card Slot:No SD card slot


Battery type:Li-Ion
Capacity:2070 mAh
Stand-by Time:350 hours


Back camera:5 megapixels
Front camera:1.3 megapixels
Max video resolution:1280 x 720 (30 fps) (HD)
Camera features:Auto-Focus, Fast Burst Mode, Geo Tagging and HDR Mode


    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:SIM
CDMA Bands:800, 1900
GSM Bands:850, 900, 1800, 1900
UMTS Bands:850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 4.0
Sensors:Accelerometer, Compass, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor