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Review of Moto G

Nov 25, 2013 01:18 PM EST

Moto G is a powerful smartphone device. Moto G is coming to the US early January. The smartphone device for Android features a 4.5" HD display with all-day battery. The smartphone is available for $179.00. Moto G brings the latest in mobile Internet at an attractive price for consumers. The device also includes storage of 16GB. The smartphone runs on quad-core speed with Android 4.3 version. The Google device was introduced earlier this month.

Upgrades will be available from the Android 4.3 version to KitKat in early 2014. Moto G includes: A brilliant 4.5-inch HD display, Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 400 processor featuring a quad-core CPU for seamless multitasking and Android 4.3 Jellybean. Google’s mobile services Gmail, YouTube, Google Maps, Chrome and Hangouts are included.

Moto G’s colorful backs are also available to further customize the phone. The device is made with a convenient curved back. Moto G smartphone has a total of 19 customization options. Android users can choose from interchangeable Motorola Shells to Flip Shells in up to seven colors or Grip Shells available in  five colors.

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Key Specifications:

Operating system Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean)

Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with 1.2 GHz quad-core

CPU Capacity 8 GB standard 16 GB version available

Two years 50 GB storage free on Google Drive

Dimensions and weight Height 129.9 mm Width 65.9 mm Depth 6.0-11.6 mm (curve)

Weight 143 grams

Display 4.5 inches diagonal (11.3 cm) 1280 x 720 HD, 329 ppi

Connectivity Micro USB 3.5 mm headset jack

Battery Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion, 2070 mAh Mixed usage up to 24 hours

Rear camera 5 MP at 4:3 and 3.8 MP at 16:9 (user-configurable)

LED flash 4X digital zoom

Slow motion video

Burst mode Auto HDR Panorama Tap to Focus

Front camera 1.3 MP Video capture and playback 7

Networks GSM Model: GSM/GPRS/EDGE/UMTS/HSPA+ up to 21 Mbps CDMA Model: CDMA/EVDO Rev

A Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Bluetooth® Technology Version 4.0

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Moto G offers consumers a premium experience and is significantly less in cost versus high-end phones. Moto G is already available in Brazil and parts of Europe. According to the Moto G team, the smartphone will also be available throughout Latin America, Europe, Canada and parts of Asia in a few weeks. It will be available in the US, India, the Middle East and more of Asia in early January. Moto G will be in more than 30 countries with 60 partners by 2014.

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