Motorola is back with its all new Moto X and Moto G smartphones along with its Android Wear powered Moto 360 smartwatch in India. Motorola has partnered exclusively with Flipkart and will offer these devices on Flipkart only.
The Moto G (2nd Gen) 16 GB is priced at Rs. 12,999 and will be available at Flipkart from midnight onwards while the Moto X and Moto 360 will be available later this month. “The new Moto G, Moto X and Moto 360 will be available only on Flipkart and we are not looking forward to sell them through physical retail stores,” said Amit Boni, General Manager, Motorola India.
Motorola claims to offer better features at an attractive price with the launch of its new generation of Moto smartphones.
The Moto G (2nd Gen) 16 GB comes in two colour options- white and black. Sporting a 5-inch 720p HD IPS display at 294 ppi with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, the smartphone features an 8 MP rear snapper along with a 2 MP front camera which shoot 720p HD videos. The Moto G (2nd Gen) 16 GB is powered by a 2070 mAh battery.
Running on Android 4.4.4 KitKat operating system, the smartphone houses a 1.2 Ghz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with Adreno 305 450 MHz GPU and 1 GB RAM.
The Moto G (2nd Gen) 16 GB is a dual SIM smartphone which supports up to 32 GB of external storage via microSD card.
The Moto X (2nd Gen) 16 GB sports a 5.2-inch 1080p Fulll HD display at 423 ppi with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
Based on a 2.5 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 (MSM 8974-AC) CPU with Adreno 330 579 MHz GPU and 2 GB RAM, the smartphone mounts a 13 MP rear camera and a 2 MP front camera with support for 1080p videos.
Powered by a 2300 mAh battery, the device runs on Android 4.4.4 KitKat OS and comes with NFC and supports 4K UHD video recording.
The Moto 360 looks like a premium watch made out of stainless steel and leather wrist band. Powered by Android Wear OS, the device is compatible with all smartphones running Android 4.3 or higher.
It has a 1.5-inch round dial and has a display resolution of 320 x 290 pixels at 205 ppi. The Backlit LCD is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It weighs just 49 grams and comes with 320 mAh battery.
The smartwatch is water resistant and has 4 GB of internal storage and 512 MB RAM and is based on TI OMAP 3 processor. The device comes with a Pedometer that counts the number of steps the user takes and also comes with a optical heart rate monitor.
Motorola is not keen on launching an 8GB version of the smartphones.