The upcoming Motorola Moto G (Gen 3) or Moto G (2015) smartphone that has been under the spotlight since months for its specifications, design, and price rumours, is now being said to reach the UK on July 29, one day after its announcement. The handset is also set to launch in India on Tuesday and be listed on Flipkart, the company's exclusive online retail partner, on the same day.
The smartphone, as per the leaked image showing a Monday stock update for employees, would be called Motorola G 4G. The image comes from a source at UK retailer Three UK via Android Authority. Motorola will also be providing 200 POS (point of sale) tablets to Three UK to demonstrate Moto Maker customisations to customers.
The leaked image also shows the presence of Moto Maker vouchers for the Motorola Moto G (Gen 3) or Motorola G 4G customers. Using the voucher from the Three UK store, customers can go online to customise their new Moto G smartphones. It is worth noting that the design customisation service would be available for the first time for a mid-range device from the company.
The Motorola Moto G (Gen 3), couple of days ahead of its launch, was briefly listed on Flipkart, tipping some specifications and the price. The Flipkart listing suggested that the handset will be available in two variants - 8GB inbuilt storage with 1GB of RAM, and a 16GB storage with 2GB of RAM. The listing suggested the third generation Moto G device to be available at Rs. 11,999 for the 8GB variant.
Other specifications seen were dual-SIM (Micro-SIM cards) support with 4G LTE connectivity; a 5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3; Android 5.1.1 Lollipop; a 1.4GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor; an Adreno 306 GPU; expandable storage support via microSD card (up to 32GB); a 13-megapixel rear camera with dual-LED flash; a 5-megapixel front camera, and a 2470mAh battery. The smartphone has also been seen in numerous leaked images.