Motorola Moto G (Gen 3) (2GB RAM, 16GB)

1 variations 
price Rs. 10,499 onwards launch Jul, 2015
current magic score ?
61.8
verdict AVOID
average value-for-money
currently ranked
#45
of 144 phones in Rs. 10,000 - 15,000

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 16 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Solid and sturdy build quality
  • Good ergonomics - the in-hand feel is really good
  • Textured back looks good and provides a good amount of friction to offer a secure grip
  • Water resistant
  • Good display - vibrant colors, good viewing angles, and good sunlight legibility
  • Almost stock Android interface
  • Moto Display feature - get notifications on the lock screen, even with the display off
  • Good speed/performance
  • Good camera, especially under well lit conditions (although low light performance could have been better)
  • Good call quality
  • Decent loudspeaker
  • Excellent battery life

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • No major negatives

16 expert review(s)


84,361+ user reviews

video review

source: @PhoneArena
OS
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.1, Upgradeable to 6.0, Expected upgrade to 7.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • IPS LCD
  • Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Sensor Hub
Processor/RAM
Processor1.4 GHz, Quad Core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 410
GPUAdreno 306
RAM2 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 32 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity2470 mAh
Dimensions
Weight155 gm
Thickness11.6 mm
Camera
Camera13.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • F/2.0 Aperture
  • Field of view (FOV) 76 degrees
  • CCT Dual-LED Flash
  • 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
  • Panorama
  • Video iHDR. Manual focus and exposure controls Timer. Active viewfinder (recognizes QR codes and barcodes)
Secondary Camera5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • F/2.2 Aperture
  • Field of view (FOV) 72 degrees
  • Display Flash
  • Tap anywhere to capture
  • 4X Digital Zoom
  • Slow Motion Video
  • Burst Mode
  • Auto HDR
  • Tap to Focus
  • Quick Capture
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
VoLTEYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS + BeiDou
CompassYes
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Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Noise FiltrationYes
Stereo SpeakersYes
FM RadioYes
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  • Water Resistant
  • USB On-The-Go
  • WiFi Direct
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
brand rating
3.68/5
(Good)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys