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Motorola Moto G Gen 3 Summary
Motorola Moto G (Gen 3) smartphone was launched in July 2015. The phone comes with a 5.00-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720×1280 pixels at a pixel density of 294 pixels per inch (ppi). Motorola Moto G (Gen 3) is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor. It comes with 1GB of RAM. The Motorola Moto G (Gen 3) runs Android 5.1.1 and is powered by a 2470mAh non-removable battery.
As far as the cameras are concerned, the Motorola Moto G (Gen 3) on the rear packs 13-megapixel camera. It sports a 5-megapixel camera on the front for selfies.
Motorola Moto G (Gen 3) is based on Android 5.1.1 and packs 8GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card (up to 32GB). The Motorola Moto G (Gen 3) is a dual-SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Micro-SIM and Micro-SIM cards. The Motorola Moto G (Gen 3) measures 142.10 x 72.40 x 11.60mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 155.00 grams. It was launched in Black and White colours.
Connectivity options on the Motorola Moto G (Gen 3) include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth v4.00, USB OTG, FM radioWi-Fi Direct, 3G, and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and proximity sensor.
As of 24th May 2021, Motorola Moto G (Gen 3) price in India starts at Rs. 2,999.
The third-generation Moto G has a 5-inch display with HD resolution of 1280x720p and features Corning Gorilla Glass 3, a 13-megapixel camera similar to the one from the Nexus 6 with many features including HDR imaging and an on-screen exposure setting option, a quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor, and the latest version of Android, 6.0.1 “Marshmallow”. The phone back is removable, and made of textured plastic. The back also comes in multiple colors available in Motorola’s Moto Maker website. The Moto G 3rd-generation is water resistant through the use of nano-coating and internal rubber gaskets, giving it an IPX7 rating. This water resistance gives the phone the ability to be submerged in up to one meter (or about three feet) of water for 30 minutes at a time with the back cover secured correctly. The model comes with 8GB of storage and 1GB of RAM, while the other model comes with 16GB of storage and 2GB of RAM. This phone also features a 2470 mAh Li-ion non-removable battery. Both models support LTE.
Moto G Gen 3
At launch, the phone ran a near-stock Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system, although it has since been upgraded to Android 6.0 Marshmallow, preloaded on new devices and upgradable via an OTA update for devices already on the Lollipop 5.1 OS. The Android Marshmallow 6.0 update for the Moto G 3rd-generation was first widely rolled out in North America starting on December 24, 2015. The phone has both a single-SIM and dual-SIM variant, availability of which vary by market.
|Model||Carriers/Regions||CDMA bands||GSM/GPRS/EDGE bands||UMTS/HSPA+ bands||LTE bands||Notes|
|XT1540||US (unlocked), Canada (all carriers or unlocked), Latin America (Tigo), Mexico (Unlocked)||N/A||850, 900, 1800, 1900||850, 1700/AWS, 1900, 2100||B2 (1900), B4 (1700), B5 (850), B7 (2600), *B12 (700), B17 (700)||Single SIM|
|XT1541||Europe||N/A||850, 900, 1800, 1900||900, 2100||B1 (2100), B3 (1800), B7 (2600), B8 (900), B20 (800)||Single SIM|
|XT1542/43/44||Colombia, Brazil, Latin America||N/A||850, 900, 1800, 1900||850, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100||B4 (1700), B7 (2600), B28 (700)||Dual SIM (XT1543/44), Digital TV (XT1544), Single SIM (XT1542).|
|XT1548||US (Sprint, US Cellular, Virgin Mobile)||800, 850, 1900||850, 900, 1800, 1900||850, 1700, 1900||B2 (1900), B4 (1700), B5 (850), B12 (700), B17 (700), B25 (1900), B26 (850), LTE-TDD: B41 (2500)||Single SIM|
|XT1550||Asia, Australia||N/A||850, 900, 1800, 1900||850, 900, 2100||B1 (2100), B3 (1800), B7 (2600), B8 (900), B28 (700), LTE-TDD: B40 (2300)||Dual SIM|
|XT1556||Mexico, Brazil, Colombia||N/A||850, 900, 1800, 1900||850, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100||B4 (1700), B7 (2600), B28 (700)||Turbo EditionDual SIM|
|XT1557||India||N/A||850, 900, 1800, 1900||850, 900, 2100||B1 (2100), B3 (1800), B7 (2600), B8 (900), B28 (700), LTE-TDD: B40 (2300)||Turbo EditionDual Sim|