Moto G: all to grasp concerning the highly effective “Google cellphone” for $179



Motorola Mobility has announced a budget smartphone Moto G, the filling of which is not inferior to the flagship models. Novelty is equipped with 4.5-inch HD-TV, 4-core processor and a 5 megapixel camera, and it is only $179 (without a carrier contract and binding to the SIM-card) for the 8GB and $199 for the 16 GB.

Complete specifications Moto G are as follows: 400 Qualcomm Snapdragon chip with four cores (clock frequency – 1.2 GHz), flash storage capacity of 8/16 GB (50 GB free plus the online storage “Disk Google” for a period of two years ), 4.5-inch AMOLED-display (resolution – 1280×720, the density of dots per inch – 329).

Inside is also a battery capacity of 2070 mA * h When using Moto G in “mixed mode” it should have enough power for 24 hours, says the manufacturer. Behind the smartphone is set a 5-megapixel camera (4x zoom, slow motion video, panoramic mode, LED flash), front – 1.3-megapixel for video chat.

Moto G works under the operating system Android 4.3 Jelly Bean in its “pure” form, without any add-ins and skins. In a short time, the device promises to upgrade to version 4.4 (KitKat). Also the “Google phone” has a module Wi-Fi (802.11 b / g / n), Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and GLONASS. Moto G is only compatible with GSM-and CDMA-networks, LTE support is not there. Weight – 143 grams.

Video presentation Moto G

Moto G with an 8-gigabyte drive will cost $179 – half the price than the upscale smartphones such as the iPhone 5S. A model with 16 GB will cost $ 199.

In Brazil and some parts of Europe the sale Moto G began on the day of announcement. In the U.S., the novelty will arrive in early January. Later in 2014 it will be available in 30 countries around the world. Note that in Russia Motorola products are not officially available.

PCMag journalist Sasha Segan, Used Moto G in hand, noted its similarity to Moto X model , which sells for $a hundred (with a two-12 months contract). “Homicide perform Moto G – design, construct high quality and end,” – wrote Cygan. Consistent with him, some low-finish gadgets (EVGA Tegra Observe, Blu Lifestyles PLay, Verykool S470) express fairly just right efficiency, however lose a lot in look: “Partly which is why the $ 189 Lumia 520 succeeded in areas similar to Latin The usa: it does no longer seem to be low-cost. ”

Detachable panels for Moto G

“Conserving Moto G in hand, I didn’t really feel that it is extremely more cost-effective than my Moto X”, – says Cygan. He brought that the SIM-card is positioned at the back of the again duvet, it may be undocked and adjusted to a distinct shade panel (a complete of seven). E-newsletter CNET wrote that Moto G, in fact, you must take a look at a bit longer, however on paper it seems like a super buy for individuals who need an affordable smartphone with the most effective “hardware” within.

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