Moto G official with 4.5-inch 720p display, Android 4.3 and $179 price tag
Following a string of leaks that ve popped up in the past week or so, today Motorola held the official coming out party for its new Moto G smartphone in Brazil. As expected, the Moto G is being positioned as a device that offers the performance of a high-end smartphone at a price that s more affordable than the $600 or $700 cost that those high-end handsets typically carry. Motorola will sell the unlocked 8GB version of the Moto G in the U.S. for $179, while a 16GB model will be available for $199.
When it comes to specs, the Moto G features a 4.5-inch 720p display and 1.3-megapixel camera on its face as well as a 5-megapixel camera around back. Packed inside of its Moto X-like frame is a 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB or 16GB storage, 21Mbps HSPA+ or CDMA/EVDO Rev. A connectivity and a 2070mAh battery. The Moto G comes preloaded with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, and Motorola says that an update to Android 4.4 KitKat will be made available in January 2014.