Moto G Pure goes official for around Rs 12,000: MediaTek chip, 4000mAh battery, and more

Motorola has taken the wraps off the Moto G Pure, which is priced at $160. It is the new entry point into the Moto G lineup. Read on to know more.

  • Motorola has unveiled the Moto G Pure smartphone at USD 160 (around Rs 12,000) for the US market.
  • The Moto G Pure is the new entry-level smartphone that slots below the Moto G Play. 
  • The Moto G Pure is powered by the Helio G25 SoC, gets 3GB of RAM and 4000mAh battery.

Motorola has taken the wraps off the new Moto G Pure, which is one of the cheapest Moto G-series phones from the brand. The new Moto G Pure takes the spot that Moto G Play held so far in the US market, to undercut the Moto G Play’s USD 170 (approx Rs 12,761) price tag by ten dollars. The new Moto G Pure has been unveiled in the US market for just USD 160 (approx Rs 12,000). This aggressive price tag has been achieved by Motorola by making some cost-effective decisions when it comes to the hardware. The device will be available for preorder from October 14th in the US and will be sold via Amazon, BestBuy, Walmart, and B&H Photo. Carriers will be offering the device for free with a 24 to 30-month contract. 

Moto G Pure specifications

The Moto G Pure runs the 12nm MediaTek Helio G25 octa-core chipset. The entry-level MediaTek SoC comprises eight Cortex-A53 CPU cores and a PowerVR GE8320 GPU. This is where the slightly more expensive Moto G Play ranks higher with its 11nm Snapdragon 460 chipset from the house of Qualcomm and a faster Adreno 610 GPU. The Helio G25 on the Moto G Pure is coupled with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage which can be expanded via a microSD card slot. The Moto G Pure settles for a 4000mAh which is a 20% smaller battery than the elder sibling, the Moto G Play. The Moto G Pure charges at 10W with the in-box adapter. Motorola claims that the Moto G Pure can run up to two days with typical use. 

The Motorola Moto G Pure ships with a 6.5-inch IPS LCD measuring 720×1600 pixels. A waterdrop notch houses a 5MP shooter up front. The rear dual-camera setup consists of a 13MP main sensor and a 2MP depth sensor and an LED flash. The front and rear camera support shooting 1080p footage at 30 fps. The back panel also houses the fingerprint sensor. The device is certified with basic IP52 water and dust proofing. The Moto G Pure is a single sim device and supports VoLTE, Wi-Fi calling, Bluetooth 5.0, a USB 2.0 port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It weighs in at 188g and is 8.75mm thick. 

Key Specs

Moto G Pure
MediaTek Helio G25 | 3 GBProcessor
6.5 inches Display
13 MP + 2 MPRear camera
5 MPSelfie camera
4000 mAh Battery
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Moto G Pure Price, Launch Date
Expected Price: Rs. 12,190
Release Date: 24-Nov-2021 (Expected)
Variant: 3 GB RAM / 32 GB internal storage
Phone Status: Upcoming Phone