Best phone...Amazing price
Anand Gokul |
16 May 2014
The Moto G has finally been launched in India.
The Moto G received the KitKat update as promised by Motorola. Also, the Kitkat version features a almost stock Android experience with other Motorola apps like Messaging, Assist, Migrate, ... that are equally useful. The 16 GB version packs enough juice to get you through most regular usage and the user gets around 12.8 GB excluding the Android system apps.
The Moto G's stunning HD display boasts of image and display quality even better than the iPhone. The Gorilla Glass 3 promises a break and scratch proof front for the phone. Also, the 4.5 inch is perfect fit for most pockets..unlike other phablets that stand out of your pockets.
The Moto G features a unique and trendy design with its curved back that makes it easier to hold with your palm and also use with a single hand. The interchangable back cover guarantees that the user won't get bored of using the same colour phone for long. Also, the water-repellant nano particle coating provides the phone protection against water spills, a feature not found even in most high end phones.
The cheap price definitely did not mean cheap performance. It boasts of Qualcomm's SNapdragon 400 processor and includes Adreno 305 for gaming graphics. In my opinion, the Moto G outperformed even the Galaxy Gand 2 and others in its app launch speed and the ease of app switching and multitasking. To try it out, I ran heavy graphic games like Fifa 14, Asphalt 8 Airborne, Temple Run 2, and Gta San Andreas simultaneaously and noticed that the phone could easily switch apps without any lag. Also, it resumed the game from where I has paused it without dumping the existing memory which is tremondously great for such a budget phone.
The phone's camera boats of 5MP back and 1.2 MP front. The default camera app is not so good for heavy photographers. This can be overcome by using other apps from play store though. The front camera quality is awesome and would satisfy the needs of most selfie takers.
The battery can last a day without intnert usage on mobile data. It can last a day and night with Wifi usage and can get you a whooping 2-3 days without internet usage. (I used the "AUTO" brightness setting). Also, it can help you cross around 12 hours with only 15% battery.
Value for money
The one area where this phone is the absolute winner is value for money. There is no other phone that boasts of such high specs for so low price. (Indian brands may offer higher specs, but they may use lower quality MediaTek processors, no water resistance, no Gorilla Glass and so on along with poor service). This comes from a world- renowned brand that made the first phone, so, expect quality after-sales-service from it.
I would definitely recommend this phone- priced for all. It is great for teenagers to show off in college along wih the trendy back panels and latest version of Android. It is perfect for ggeks as Motorola has mad