New Moto G 3rd Generation (2015) XT1550 officially launched

Moto-g 3rd generation white
Moto-g 3rd generation white

Motorola has officially launched its 3rd generation of its best selling Moto G. Moto G, a previous Google product (now Lenovo), is known for its best hardware and software optimization. This is one of the most trusted device in the already crowded budget Android phone market. India is the first country to get the Moto G 3rd Generation 2015.  Motorola now has 160  authorized service centers in India. It comes with Moto Shells in multiple colors.

Though there were several leaks of the device in the past, there always existed some confusion over  the processors, RAM and memory. Unlike in the past the specifications of the device in the leaks were different every time.

New Moto G 3rd Generation (2015) this time comes in two different models this time. One with 2GB RAM/16GB internal storage model and a more economical model featuring 1GB RAM and 8GB storage. Both models supports 4G network connectivity. The phones will be available in white and black variants. The phone will be available for Rs. 11,999 for 1GB device and Rs. 12, 999 for 2GB version.

New Moto G 3rd Generation (2015) features a 5 inch IPS HD display that offers 1280 x 720p resolution. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 CPU paired with 1GB/2GB RAM. As mentioned above the phone comes in 8GB internal storage.

There is a 13MP rear camera unit in both model and a 5MP front camera. The connectivity options in the phone includes 4G, 3G, 2G, Bluetooth, GPS and microUSB port. It is a dual SIM phone and it runs Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS which is upgradeable to the upcoming Android M.  Features like chop twice to switch on the flash light are good.

Motorola haven’t done much to the design of the device this time. As usual the device sports obvious curves on the edges. The battery capacity of the phone is 2470mAh. The phone this time comes with waterproofing (up to 3 feet for 30 minutes).

Below are the specifications of the New Moto G 3rd Generation 2015:

  • 5 inch HD IPS display
  • 1280 x 720p resolution, ~294 ppi pixel density
  • 1.4 GHz quad core Snapdragon 410 chipset
  • Adreno GPU
  • 1GB/2GB of RAM
  • 8GB/16GB internal storage
  • microSD card slot
  • 13MP rear camera, f/2.0 aperture, multi layer IR filter, color balancing flash
  • 5MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Dual SIM
  • 2470 mAh battery
  • Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS upgradeable to Android M
  • Price Rs. 11,999

Published by Pradeepkumar Valiyaparambil

Pradeepkumar is a Tech blogger and contributor to

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