Motorola launches Moto G in India, starting at Rs. 12,999

The  most anticipated and  the most  awaited smartphone from Motorola, the Moto G was rumored to go on sale in India exclusively via online retailer Flipkart, on February 5. The phone got listed on FlipKart, just a couple of days before the rumored official launch date. Now, the February 5 is here, and as rumored Motorola and Flipkart officially unveiled the device for those in Indian who were eagerly  waiting to get hold of this device. The most exciting news is of course its price; the Moto G gets launched in India with an unbelievable price tag. The 8GB version of Moto G is available for Rs. 12,499 while the 16GB model is listed fro 13,999.

Moto G
The phone will go on sale starting from Thursday, February 6. As expected Motorola has announced the dual-SIM version of Moto G in India. Motorola officials noted that the Moto G will be exclusive to Flipkart for the foreseeable future, that may be for months or for just a few weeks. This leaves us confused about the Snapdeal pre-order for the device. The device got listed for pre-order on Snapdeal
yesterday for a Feb third week availability.

The online retailer, Flipkart, is not just selling the device, rather they are offing a handful of goodies to their buyers. The consumers will get INR 1,000 discount on clothing purchase, Rs. 500 discount on e-book purchase, and 70 percent discount on Moto G’s colored shells. Check out the complete list of Flipkart’s Moto G offers here.

To remind you, Moto G was originally announced back in November 2013 and the phone raised the standard of mid-range smartphone devices. It offers a 4.5-inch 720p display and is powered by 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor. Under the hood the phone hides 1GB of RAM. The customers will get an internal storage option of either 8GB or 16GB. The phone sports a 5MP rear camera and 1.3 MP front camera. It runs on Android 4.3 Jelly which is upgradable to Android 4.4 KiKkat.

The Moto G key specification

  • 4.5 inches 1280 x 720 HD Display with 329 ppi
  • 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad core processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 8 GB / 16 GB internal memory options
  • Gorilla Corning 3 glass
  • Android Jelly Bean 4.3
  • micro USB, 3.5 mm audio jack, Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi
  • 2,070 mAH lithium-ion battery
  • 5 MP rear camera with LED flash, 4 X digital zoom
  • 1.3 MP front camera
  • 720 p video recording

Check out the full specification of Moto G here.

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