Superb mid-range smartphone
Display and Build
The Motorola Moto G2 8GB flaunts a big 5-inch IPS LCD multi touch display which offers brilliant viewing from wide angles and has a resolution of 720 x 1,280 pixels (HD) leading to a pixel density of 294ppi. And the Corning Gorilla Glass 3.0 protection makes it scratch and dust resistant.
It measures 10.9mm thick around the waist, which is a bit disappointing considering a wide range of super slim smartphones available. It has a weight of 149g and carries a premium feel with a soft finish at the back.
Processor and OS
Under the hood, the Motorola Moto G2 8GB is equipped with a 1.2GHz quad-core Cortex A7 processor sitting on Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400 chipset. It works in combination with a 1GB RAM to offer fast and smooth performance at everything. Packed with 405MHz Adreno 305 GPU, the smartphone brings games to life on the HD panel. It sails on Android v4.4.4 KitKat OS upgradeable to the next generation Lollipop OS.
Camera and Storage
The Motorola Moto G2 8GB flaunts an 8MP autofocus snapper inclusive of powerful presets like touch to focus, geo-tagging, HDR, stereo sound recording, face detection, LED flash, 4X digital zoom, burst mode, panorama and f/2.0 aperture. For video calling, there is a 2MP front snapper. It has an internal memory of 8GB expandable up to 32GB.
Battery and Connectivity
Fuelled by a 2,070mAh non removable battery, the Motorola Moto G2 8GB promises to run for up to 24 hours, depending on the usage of course. Connectivity features include GPS/A-GPS, 3G, GLONASS, Bluetooth, Mobile hotspot, Wi-Fi and USB port.
Go for the Motorola Moto G2 8GB if you are looking for an excellent mid range smartphone. It offers smart features and is priced accordingly. However, it might fall slightly behind due to its thick casing. It is available in unique colours like lemon lime, white, violet, black, spearmint, royal blue, turquoise and raspberry.