Quick Review of Motorola Moto G 3rd Gen 8GB

The Good
  • Good HD display and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Near Stock UI experience and faster Android updates
  • Water Resistant IP67 rating
  • 4G and VoLTE Support
The Bad
  • Decent Battery life with 2470mAh battery
  • Missing notification LED
  • No USB cable in the box
  • 8GB storage feels limiting

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Motorola Moto G 3rd Gen 8GB Full Features & Specifications

Launched in: July 2015
Note: Scores are assigned in comparison to similarly priced products
Model Name: XT1550
Display   7 / 10
Screen Size 5 inch
Screen Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
Screen Type LCD
Pixel Density 294 PPI
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Bezel Less No
Chipset   5 / 10
Brand Qualcomm
Processor Speed 1.4GHz
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 410
Processor Type Quad-Core
Graphics Adreno 306
Camera   7 / 10
Rear Camera Resolution 13MP
Dual Rear Camera No
Front Camera Resolution 5MP
Dual Selfie Camera No
Camera Details Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama, Dual LED Flash
Video Recording Resolution Full HD Video Recording (1080p)
Camera Features Autofocus, Dual LED Flash
General Specifications
Operating System Android
OS Version Android 5.1 Lollipop
OS Upgradable To Android 6.0
Device Type Touchscreen
USB Connector Type Micro USB
Features GPS, FM Radio
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor
IP Rating IP67 (Dust and Water Resistant - 1 meter for 30 minutes)
Dimensions (mm) 141.5 x 70.7 x 11
Weight 149 grams
Connectivity 4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, VoLTE (Works with Jio)
Headphone Jack Type 3.5mm
Color Black, White
Device Warranty 1 Year
In The Box Device, Charger, User Manual
Storage   6 / 10
Internal Storage 8GB
Card Slot Yes
Maximum Card Slot Capacity 32GB
SIM Card Slots Dual
Network Type GSM
SIM Card Type Micro SIM
SIM 1 Details 4G, 3G, 2G, Micro SIM
SIM 2 Details 4G, 3G, 2G, Micro SIM
Hybrid SIM (microSD + SIM) No
Battery   6 / 10
Battery Capacity 2470mAh
Battery Type Lithium-Polymer (Li-Po)
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No

Motorola Moto G 3rd Gen 8GB Features

Motorola Moto G 3rd Gen being the successor to the Moto G 2nd Gen one can clearly notice its tough body and all new design. It has a got the new textured shell which no one can ignore and also offers great grip when holding the phone. It also has Moto display which provides you the most recent notification without turning on the full display, saving the battery in the process. The Moto G 3rd gen is also a IPX7 certified water resistant phone which can go underwater up to 1 meter for around 30 minutes.

  • It has a 5.0 inch screen IPS LCD capacitive touch screen with 16M colors with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels with a pixel density of 294 PPI which is decent for the price. It also has a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 which will protect the phone from everyday scratches without a screen guard or a tempered glass screen protector.
  • The Moto G 3rd gen sports a 1.4 GHz Quad-core Snapdragon 410 Processor (Cortex-A53 Qualcomm MSM8916), the Adreno 306 Graphics processing unit takes care of the gaming needs.
  • The phone comes in two versions having 8GB and 16GB internal memory. Both the versions comes in Black and White color. The 8GB version has 1GB RAM whereas the 16GB version has 2GB RAM. The price difference between the two models in only Rs 1000, hence the 16Gb model would be Our Pick.
  • The 3rd Gen has a brilliant 13 Megapixel rear camera with Dual tone LED flash light which is a good combo when comes to clicking perfect photos in low lighting conditions. It also has a 5MP front camera which will fulfill all your needs of clicking good selfies with your friends.
  • The device comes with stock android with the latest Android Lollipop (5.1.1) which will make sure you get all the latest Android updates.
  • The phone accepts Dual Micro SIMs and both are 4G enabled. The device also supports VoLTE.
  • Moto G 3rd Gen has a non-removable Li-Ion battery having the capacity of 2470 mAh under the hood which will definitely last more than a day without any hassle giving a fair usage on anything you use in your daily life except any type of games.


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Motorola Moto G 3rd Gen 8GB Ratings

User Reviews for Motorola Moto G 3rd Gen 8GB (Total: 9)
By Prem Chand Saini on July 10, 2017 | Verified Owner
Not as good value as its predecessor, but the new Moto G is fantastic. Inside the new Moto G is a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chipset. This gives the phone a significant speed boost and both the 1GB and 2GB of RAM models of the Moto G proved significantly faster.
The Good
  • 1.OTG cable is supported.
  • 2.Supports 4G.
  • 3.The slow motion Videography is also available in 720p Resolution.
  • 4 The 2470 mAh battery is quite good.
  • 5.Display protected with Corning Gorilla Glass.
The Bad
  • 1.It doesn't have a removable battery.
  • 2.The sound quality of earphone is not so good.
  • 3. It doesn't have notification light.
  • 4.No NFC.
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By Vinayak Kandu on July 10, 2017 | Verified Owner
A good deal for Moto lovers. A rich experience of android awaits you. Overall a good budget phone with almost all good specifications.
The Good
  • Good Camera, No lag if you do not fill up completely.
  • Good battery performance and good display and LTE support.
  • Android M support
The Bad
  • Little heat issues and front camera quality is also average.
  • Low on processor side.
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By Kujul Pratap Singh on July 13, 2017 | Verified Owner
The Motorola Moto G is powered by 1.4GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor and it comes with 1GB of RAM. I think the RAM could have been better. Operates smoothly.
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By Aradhya Jain on July 16, 2017 | Verified Owner
It packs a 5” display with a 720 x 1280 resolution and a great camera with water resistant coating.
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By Siddharth Khetan on July 16, 2017 | Verified Owner
The first phone launched by Motorola for dust and water resistant. Everything is so perfect in this phone.
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By Joginder Sindwani on September 10, 2017 | Verified Owner
A good deal for Moto lovers. Overall a good budget phone with almost all good specifications.
The Good
  • OTG cable is supported.
  • Supports 4G
  • Gorilla Glass is available
  • Easy to use
The Bad
  • Little heat issues
  • front camera quality is average.
  • Low on processor side
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