The next generation Moto
Display and design
The Moto G 3rd generation 8GB version updates the old Motorola G2 version in different ways. The mobile comes with 5-inch IPS LCD capacitive display, with a resolution of 720 x 1,280 pixels, and a pixel density of 294ppi. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 which protects it from accidental damages and scratches.
The Moto G 3 is IPx7 rated, making it waterproof. It can last immersion in the water up to three feet for a time of 30 minutes. This means a session in shower, getting caught in the rain, or washing your hands will not cause damage. The Moto G3 also gets a makeover in design with a premium metallic frame and vertical metallic strip at the back.
The 2015 model of Moto G is engineered with a 64-bit Snapdragon 410 quad-core processor clocked with a speed of 1.4GHz. The processor is aided by 1GB RAM and an Adreno 306 graphics processor, to make it fit for multitasking and gaming. The upgraded Moto G runs the latest Android operating system Android v5.1.1 (Lollipop), preloaded with some signature apps like Quick Capture, Moto Display etc.
Camera and storage
The Moto G 3 8GB houses 13MP autofocus rear camera with an IR filter, f/2.0 aperture and colour-balancing flash. The front of the smartphone has 5MP camera with wide-angle lens, good for taking selfies with your friends and families. For storing downloaded movies, songs and games, the new Moto G (3rd gen) has an internal memory of 8GB which can be further expanded to 32GB.
Battery and Connectivity
The Motorola Moto G 8GB version is powered by a 2,470mAh non-removable battery that claims to run uninterrupted for a decent number of hours. To appease the fast paced generation, the gadget features a wide range of connectivity features like 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and USB.
The Moto G (3rd Gen, 8GB) boasts powerful specifications for a decent price. The processor is good enough to process apps and games smoothly. It has impressive snappers, 4G connectivity, and a great display. Also the IPx7 compatibility is rare in this price segment. If you are looking for an efficient smartphone within a decent budget and long durability, you can go for this.