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Moto G (3rd Gen) Specs

The Moto G (3rd Gen) is now official, available starting today through Moto Maker. Priced at just $179, this is Motorola’s affordable handset, that also delivers for those who enjoy naming off specs. While it may not stack up too high against flagship devices, there is a massive market for budget-friendly smartphones across the world.

Available through Moto Maker, buyers can choose to customize the device with various different colored backs and fronts. In addition, note that depending on which storage size you choose will directly affect how much RAM the phone has.

Here are the official Moto G (3rd Gen) specs.


BASIC PARAMETERS

Colors:  Customizable through Moto Maker
Dimensions: 142.1 x 72.4 x 6.1-11.6 (curved) mm
Weight: 155 grams
System:  Android 5.1.1 “Lollipop”
CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916) processor with 1.4 GHz quad-core CPU
GPU: Adreno 306 with 400 MHz GPU
RAM: 1GB or 2GB, depending on storage option selected
Storage: 8GB and 16GB + microSD slot for 32GB max space
Battery: 2,470mAh
Water Protection: IPX7 rating (1 meter of water for 30 minutes)

CONNECTIVITY

Connectivity (by Model):

Moto G – GSM (XT1540)

  • LTE (2, 4, 5, 7, 12, 17)
  • UMTS/HSPA+ (850, 1700/AWS, 1900, 2100 MHz)
  • GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)

Moto G – ACG, Republic Wireless, Sprint Prepaid, US Cellular, Virgin Mobile (XT1548)

  • LTE (2, 4, 5, 12, 17, 25, 26)
  • UMTS/HSPA+ (850, 1700, 1900 MHz)
  • CDMA (800, 850, 1900 MHz)
  • TD-LTE (41 TD2500)
  • GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)

Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n (2.4 GHz)
Bluetooth: Bluetooth version 4.0 LE
Positioning: GPS, AGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou

PORTS, SLOTS, BUTTONS AND INDICATORS

Ports Data & Charging: Micro USB, 3.5 mm headset jack
NFC: No
Buttons: Power Button, Volume Rockers, On-screen buttons
SIM: Micro-SIM

DISPLAY

Size:  5-inch
Resolution: 720p HD (1280 x 720), 294 ppi
Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3

CAMERAS

Sensor: 13 Megapixel
Features: Auto focus, Quick Capture (twist wrist to launch camera), Tap anywhere to capture, 4X digital zoom (drag to zoom in/out), Slow motion video, Burst mode, Auto HDR
OIS: No
Laser Focus: No
Flash: Dual LED Color Correlated Temperature (CCT) flash
Aperturef/2.0 aperture
Front Camera: 5 Megapixel
Video: 1080p HD video, 30 fps (MPEG4, H.264)

AUDIO

Speakers: Single loudspeaker, earpiece
Microphones: Dual-microphone

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