Motorola upgrades its Moto G, Moto X Smartphones

moto-gMotorola Mobility, the manufacturer of hugely successful handset models like Moto G and Moto E, has upgraded the Moto G smartphone. Besides, it has also upgraded its high-end smartphone Moto X and launched its smart watch Moto 360 in the Indian market.

Compared to the old Moto G, the new one (they call it 2nd generation) has a bigger screen size. The older one had 4.5 inch screen whereas the latest one is of 5 inch. The screen resolution, however, has remained the same -at 720p. It uses Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 S-o-C 1.2 GHz quadcore processor and runs on Android KitKat OS. The inbuilt memory was a big downer in the old Moto G as it was fixed either with 8GB or 16 GB space but the new one comes with 16GB inbuilt storage capacity with the option of expanding it up to 32 GB using external SD cards.

Unlike the old Moto G which had a 5 megapixel camera, Motorola has upgraded it to 8 megapixel in the newer version of the device added with better camera software. The front camera has remained at 2 MP.

Overall the build quality has been improved, it added two front mounted speakers, Gorilla Glass covering the touch screen and made the device water repelling.

The new Moto G is priced at Rs 12,999 whereas the old Moto G 16 GB was priced at Rs 13,999.

Motorola, besides the Moto G, has improved the Moto X as well. The new Moto X has 2.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 quadcore processor, runs on Android KitKat, 2G RAM and 16GB inbuilt memory. It has a 13 megapixel rear camera with auto-focus and dual LED flash. The new Moto X also sports a 2 MP front camera. It also has NFC capabilities. In the new Moto X, the company has added many a new software and improved the older ones as well.

The company also launched Motorola 360, a smart watch which falls under its wearable device segment. The Moto 360 is compatible with any smartphone that uses OS of android 4.3 or above.

The new Moto G is made available through FlipKart and the e-retailer has also launched few promotional schemes to entice the consumers.

Though Motorola launched the three new devices, the Moto G is readily available whereas the Moto X and Moto 360 will be made available in near future and the price of the Moto X and Moto 360 will be announced then.

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