Motorola Hits Market With Moto G3, The Most Budget Conscious Smart Phone

By Staff Writer

Jan 20, 2016 10:29 PM EST

Motorola has launched Moto G3 (Generation 3) smart phone in July 2015. Recently, the cheaper smart phone has hit the market with a 5.00 inch touch screen display which supports resolution of 720 pixels X 1280 pixels at PPI of 294 pixels per inch.

The Motorola Moto G (Gen 3) is powered by 1.4GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor supported by 1GB RAM. The phone memory is packed with 8GB of internal storage which may be expanded up to 32GB via a micro SD card. Moreover, the Motorola Moto G (Gen 3) packs a 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies, reports Gadgets 360⁰.

The Motorola Moto G3 (Generation 3) is run with Android 5.1.1 and powered by a 2470mAh non removable battery. It measures 142.10 x 72.40 x 11.60 (height x width x thickness) and weighs around 155.00 grams.

The G3 is available in the market with two models. The one with 8 gigabytes of storage and 1 GB of RAM costs $179.99. Besides, the other with 16 GB of storage capacity and 2 GB of RAM costs $219. If the iPhone 6s+ is the slick, shiny Porsche in the arena of smart phones, the G3 is a Volvo sedan with good gas mileage and excellent impact ratings, compares Tech Insider.

However, the concept for introducing budget conscious smart phones has drawn attraction to other cell phone conglomerates like Lenovo. Motorola's budget smart phones - the Moto G and Moto E - will soon be replaced by the Lenovo's own budget-conscious Vibe-branded smart phones, reports Mashable quoting Chinese News Website, Sina.

In addition to other features, the Motorola G3 appears to be dual SIM smart phone accepting double GSM SIMs. WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth, FM, 3G, 4G all represent as connection modules. Furthermore, sensors in the phone include proximity sensor, ambient light sensor and accelerometer.

Motorola has been split into two segments- Motorola Mobility and Motorola Solutions in 2011. Motorola Solutions cater to the enterprise segment. Motorola Mobility has been first acquired by Google and then by Lenovo in 2014. However, Motorola has made its first Android smart phone in 2009 and first Android tablet in 2011.

Motorola G3 (Generation 3) budget smart phone set has been released in the market with two variation. The phone series appears to be so budget friendly that it has been compared with Volvo sedan. The Volvo in turn appears to be similar due to its good gas mileage and excellent impact ratings. However, Lenovo has also been attracted to produce such low budget smart phones eyeing to have a chunk of business in this arena.

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