Motorola Moto G (2nd gen)

  • Available. Released 2014, September
Motorola Moto G (2nd gen)
  • Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to v5.0 (Lollipop), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow) Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
  • 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
  • 8 MP, f/2.0, autofocus, LED flash,
  • Non-removable Li-Ion 2070 mAh battery

Overview

Motorola Moto G (2nd gen) is an Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to v5.0 (Lollipop), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow) smartphone announced by Motorola in 2014, September. It’s a [3G/4G] supported, Micro-SIM phone which comes in 5.0 inches (~68.9% screen-to-body ratio) and 141.5 x 70.7 x 11 mm (5.57 x 2.78 x 0.43 in) with 720 x 1280 pixels (~294 ppi pixel density) and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors.

Some other notable features of Motorola Moto G (2nd gen) are Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass Sensors. Motorola Moto G (2nd gen) Built in running OS is Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to v5.0 (Lollipop), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow) and it’s powered with Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 while internal/external memory of the phone stands at Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 8 GB, 1 GB RAM (some GBs will be consumed by pre installed Apps and OS so available space would be less than stated memory) however user can upgrade internal memory by inserting into the device

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When comes to the camera, Motorola Moto G (2nd gen) features 8 MP, f/2.0, autofocus, LED flash, on the back with Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama options whereas the front selfie camera is 2 MP, f/2.2 . Battery of the phone is Non-removable Li-Ion 2070 mAh battery

Motorola Moto G (2nd gen) comes in various colors like White, Black . You can find here detailed Motorola Moto G (2nd gen) specification following with video reviews, Classified Ads and price in Pakistan from online and offline stores. You can also explore the user’s review tab to get an idea about the opinions of other users of this Model while we also encourage you to give your valuable review of the model if you have own experience of using Motorola Moto G (2nd gen) for other members.

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Launch

  • Announced 2014, September
  • Status Available. Released 2014, September

Network

  • Technology GSM / HSPA
  • 2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - Global model
  • Speed HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps
  • GPRS Yes
  • Edge Yes

Body

  • Dimensions 141.5 x 70.7 x 11 mm (5.57 x 2.78 x 0.43 in)
  • Weight 149 g (5.26 oz)
  • SIM Micro-SIM

Display

  • Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size 5.0 inches (~68.9% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (~294 ppi pixel density)
  • Multitouch Yes
  • Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Platform

  • OS Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to v5.0 (Lollipop), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Chipset Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400
  • CPU Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
  • GPU Adreno 305

Memory

  • Card Slot microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot)
  • Internal 8 GB, 1 GB RAM

Camera

  • Primary 8 MP, f/2.0, autofocus, LED flash,
  • Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • Video 720p@30fps, stereo sound rec., HDR,
  • Secondary 2 MP, f/2.2

Sound

  • Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Loudspeaker Voice 66dB / Noise 66dB / Ring 75dB
  • 3.5mm Jack Yes

Comms

  • WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
  • Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, LE
  • GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Radio FM radio
  • USB microUSB v2.0, USB Host

Features

  • Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
  • Browser HTML5
  • Java No

Battery

  • Battery Non-removable Li-Ion 2070 mAh battery

Misc

  • Colors White, Black
  • Price group 4/10 (About 160 EUR)

Pros & Cons of Motorola Moto G (2nd gen)

Advantages

  • 3G Enabled Handsets give you more download speed and a faster internet experience.
  • Front camera Front Camera enables you to take your own photos and do videocalling (on supported devices).
  • Card Slot Memory cards give your device more storage capacity. So you can store more data such as songs, photos and videos.
  • Accelerometer Detects motion as well as the orientation of a device (horizontally or vertically).
  • Gyroscope Determines orientation and rotation and provides more accurate 3D motion tracking than an accelerometer.

Dis-Advantages

  • Single Sim You wont be able to use two sims at the same time in one cellphone
  • Small Screen Size Small screen sizes makes it hard to enjoy watching movies or reading
  • Older OS makes it tough to install latest app updates
  • Less storage means you can not keep more data and cann't install more or heavy apps (MB's)
  • Less RAM means you can't run multiple functions at the same time with smooth speed
  • Camera Not suitable for taking high resolution photos.
  • Less battery time means that you would have to plugin charger sooner then you expec
  • Not having a 4G , is a big disadvantage in these days if you prefer to stay connected on the go

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