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Moto G gets a price drop of Rs. 2,000/-


Smart Phone Buyers will be delighted to know that MOTO G, the hugely successful Smartphone from Motorola has received a price drop of Rs. 2,000/- today.

Flipkart announced the priced drop on MOTO G on its website today. The price drop is on both the variants of MOTO G.

MOTO G has been a runaway success for Motorola and has delivered great value and performance to its users.

For those who are not familiar with MOTO G and its pricing, the MOTO G Smartphone comes in Two Variants viz. with 8 GB Internal Memory and with 16 GB Internal Memory.

MOTO G with 16 GB Internal Memory was priced at Rs. 13,999/-. It is now available for Rs. 11,999/-.

MOTO G with 8 GB Internal Memory was priced at Rs. 12,499/-. It is now available for Rs. 10,499/-.

With a price drop of Rs. 2,000/-, MOTO G has retained its Top Spot for the Best Value and Best Performance Mid-range Smartphone.

If you are looking for a highly dependable, elegant, ergonomic, feature rich, high performance Smartphone with good after sales service at a reasonable price, your search ends at Moto G. Between the two variants, I recommend the MOTO G with 16 GB Internal Memory.

The Features and Specifications of the MOTO G Smartphone are as under:


  • Brand:  Motorola
  • Model Name:  Moto G
  • Model ID:  XT1033
  • Form:  Bar
  • SIM Size:  Micro SIM
  • SIM Type:  Dual SIM, GSM + GSM, (Dual Standby)
  • Touch Screen:  Yes, Capacitive
  • Call Features:  Loudspeaker
  • Handset Color:  Black


  • Operating Frequency:  GSM – 850, 900, 1800, 1900; UMTS – 2100
  • OS:  Android v4.4 (KitKat)
  • Processor:  1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, Quad Core
  • Graphics:  Adreno 305, 450 MHz Single Core


  • Type:  IPS LCD
  • Display Size:  4.5 Inches
  • Resolution:  HD, 1280 x 720 Pixels
  • Colors:  16 MILLION
  • Other Features:  Corning Gorilla Glass 3


  • Primary Camera:  5 Megapixel
  • Secondary:  1.3 Megapixel
  • Flash:  LED Flash
  • Video Recording:  Records Video at 720 x 1280, 30 fps
  • HD Recording:  Yes
  • Zoom:  Digital Zoom – Upto 4x
  • Other Camera Features:  Auto Focus, Slow Motion Video, Burst Mode, Auto HDR, Panorama, Tap to Focus

Memory and Storage

  • Internal Memory:  16 GB / 8 GB (Depending on the Variant)
  • RAM:  1 GB RAM


  • Type:  2070 mAh


  • Size:  65.9×129.9×11.6 mm
  • Weight:  140 g

Internet and Connectivity

  • Internet Features:  Email
  • Preinstalled Browser:  Android
  • GPRS:  Yes
  • EDGE:  Yes
  • 3G:  Yes, 21.1 Mbps HSDPA; 5.76 Mbps HSUPA
  • Wi-Fi:  Yes, 802.11 b/g/n
  • USB Connectivity:  Yes, micro USB, v2
  • Tethering:  Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Navigation Technology:  GPS, GLONASS, with Google Maps
  • Bluetooth:  Version 4
  • Audio Jack:  3.5 mm


  • Music Player:  Yes, Supports MP3
  • Video Player:  Yes, Supports MP4, VC1, H.264, WMV9, DivX, HD
  • FM:  Yes

Other Features

  • SAR Value:  At the Head – 1.35 W/Kg, At the Body – 1.06 W/Kg
  • Call Memory:  Yes
  • SMS Memory:  Yes
  • Phone Book Memory:  Yes


  • Magnetometer
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Hall Effect Sensor
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Accelerometer

Additional Features

  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Mobile Hotspot
  • Embedded Battery Type
  • Notification LED

In the Box

  • Handset with Inbuilt Battery, Charger, Battery Door (Back Cover), Headset and User Manual


  • 1 year Manufacturer Warranty for Phone and 6 months Warranty for in the Box Accessories.

Android 4.4.4 KitKat Update rolling out on Moto E, G & X Mobile Phones in India



Android 4.4.4 KitKat Update shall be available on Motorola Moto E, Moto G and Moto X Mobile Phones from this week in India.

With the KitKat Update, Motorola Customers will be able to enjoy a pure, bloat ware-free and seamless Android experience with the new features that KitKat 4.4.4 brings with it. The KitKat Update also offers an extra layer of security for browsing web content on a Motorola E/G/X phone.

The phased-rollout will see users receive notifications to update their OS. The update can also be accessed through the Settings Menu on the Motorola phone as under:

  1. Select the Settings icon in the Apps Menu.
  2. Select “About Phone”
  3. Select “System Updates”
  4. Select “Download”. After the software is downloaded, select “Install”
  5. After the software is installed, your phone will restart automatically

There is no charge for this Update other than the normal Data Charges. If you have trouble upgrading your handset, please visit :