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Moto G (2nd Gen) Goes on Sale Today For Rs. 12,999

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Motorola has just announced two of its most anticipated smartphones : Moto X and Moto G. The company decided to stick to the previous names, keeping things simple by calling them 2nd Gen devices. The new Moto G has been launched at the price of Rs. 12,999 for 16 GB and is going on sale later today with special offers on Flipkart. The company said that last time around they sold 1.6 million devices through Flipkart for Indian customers, and this time they’ve made sure they have sufficient stock for prospective buyers.

The 2nd Gen Moto G has a 5.0-inch 720p HD IPS display made out of Corning Gorilla Glass. Other improvements to the G include two front stereo speakers and an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front-facing one.

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The new G will also now finally come with a microSD card slot, which is located underneath the back cover. It’ll still come with 16GB  built-in storage, but an expandable memory slot is always nice to have. However, underneath is the same 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 processor and 2,070 mAh battery. The new Moto G still shoots in 720p. However, they considered going for 1080p video capability, to compete with the Xiaomi Mi3.

It’ll ship with Android 4.4 KitKat and is upgradeable to Android L as soon as it is released. It does come with a few Motorola apps like Migrate, which helps you transfer old phone contacts to the new one, and Assist, which provides a voice-activated Drive Mode when you’re on the road.

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Parul Ritvik Sood
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7 comments
KASHANI SYED ARFA ZAFER
KASHANI SYED ARFA ZAFER

If the 2 front speaker grills would hav been also color matched (black or white), the phine cud hav better looks..

Arun Jayachandran
Arun Jayachandran

Hey i've bought the Moto G Ist Gen less than a month ago, Do the company have any replacement policy?

Happy Nagashetti
Happy Nagashetti

Motorola Claims the battery is optimised for day long performance. It will also get updated to Android L, which has some amazing battery saving features. So don't worry about battery.

Jayraj Roshan
Jayraj Roshan

Bought the 1st gen Moto G two months ago..... Hope Motorola provides some up-gradation offers

Kapil Dey
Kapil Dey

hi, i need help.. i m going to order the new moto g tonight . but before i order i just need to kno how much ram does it actually have?? companies say 1gb but its less than that.. sometimes 750mb or sometimes 850mb.. plz can you confirm me the actual onboard ram on the device plz... i need to know that before i order it... thanks :)

Nilesh Zagade
Nilesh Zagade

It would 600-500mb available to users. I am also going to buy it tonight at midnight got frustrated never could get any Xiaomi