Motorola Launches the New Moto G, Moto X and Possibly the Moto 360 Today

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Motorola is expected to launch two of its anticipated products today in New Delhi, New York, London & San Francisco, simultaneously. By the look of their invitation that reads “Your relationship status is about to change”, signed, ” XGX Moto”, it seems like they are going to launch the Moto X (Gen 3) and the budget-friendly Moto G (Gen 3) smartphones. There are added rumours that Motorola will also launch a new product, for which there seems to be barely any information, called the Moto 360 (Gen 2)

Moto G 3rd Gen 1

Although, most of the specs for the Moto G (Gen 3) are available, Flipkart accidentally leaked the 8GB white Moto G (Gen 3) priced at Rs 11, 999. Below are the rumoured specifications for the Moto G (Gen 3):


Moto G (Gen 3)

Display 5 “(12.7 cm) TFT, Gorilla Glass
Resolution 1080 x 1920 HD
Chipset NA
Processor MSM8916 1.4 Ghz Quadcore
Storage 8 GB
Expandability 32 GB
Rear Camera 13 MP
Rear Camera Video 1080p
Front Camera 5MP
Front Camera Video NA
Battery Non-removable Li-ion 2470 mAh battery
Operating System Android 5.1 Lollipop
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, LE,
GSM 850/900/1800/1900, HSDPA 850/900/1900/2100, LTE band 1 (2100),
3 (1800), 7 (2600), 20 (800)
Miscellaneous Fingerprint sensor
Price Rs.11, 999

Apart from this, the Moto G (Gen 3) is also rumoured to be waterproof!

The Moto X (Gen 3), however is a better kept secret and the price of the product, due to the launch today, is still unknown. However, the speculated specifications of the phone are rumoured to be as follows:

Specification Moto X (Gen 3)
Display 5.2 inches,1440X2560 pixels resolution,AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Body Nano SIM
OS Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop),
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon 808
CPU Dual-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A57 & quad-core 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 418
Storage 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM (Internal), with Micro SD Slot
Camera 21 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels, autofocus, optical image stabilization, dual-LED flash (primary)
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR
Secondary Camera 5 MP, 1080p
Communications Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, hotspot, bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE, GPS withA-GPS, GLONASS, microUSB v2.0, USB Host and NFC
Features Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, temperature, SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM, HTML5
Battery Non-removable Li-Ion 3600 mAh battery
Miscellaneous – Fast battery charging: 60% in 30 min (Quick Charge 2.0)
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– MP3/AAC+/WAV/WMA player
– MP4/H.264/WMV player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
Colours Black, White

The third product, which is being highly anticipated, is Motorola’s smartwatch Moto 360 (Gen 2). Although, it is rumoured to be releasing today, there have been leaks about it that revealed the Moto 360 (Gen 2) to be like the Moto 360 in design but slimmer. The Moto 360 (Gen 2) is rumoured to have inserts where the watchband is supposed to be, rather than arms and the physical button seems to be placed in the center, as displayed in the leaked pictures .

Image Source: Weibo

Image Source: Weibo

Despite leaked images and information, the Motorola devices still seem to be creating a buzz. According to sources, the launch date has been set for today at 3:30pm (New Delhi). With the launch of the OnePlus 2 this morning, it is to be seen whether the Motorola devices will be able to stand the competition.

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