Motorola launches Moto G (3rd Gen) in India, now available from Flipkart starting at Rs. 11,999 (Update)

After series of leaks and rumours, Motorola has finally took the wraps off the next generation Moto G smartphone at an event held in Delhi, India. Dubbed as Moto G (3rd Gen), the smartphone is the successor of Moto G (2nd Gen) and comes with upgraded specs and new features. According to Motorola, the Moto G (3rd Gen) comes in black and white color options with Moto shells and flip covers in different colors, that are sold separately.
Moto G (3rd Gen)
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As expected, Motorola has launched two variants of Moto G (3rd Gen): one with 8GB internal storage and 1GB RAM, and the other with 16GB internal storage and 2GB RAM. The 8GB variant of new Moto G is priced at just Rs. 11,999, whereas the 16GB variant costs Rs. 12,999.

Like all other Moto devices, Motorola has announced that the Moto G (3rd Gen) will be available in India starting tonight (update: is now available) exclusively from Flipkart. As an introductory offer, Motorola is offering the following with purchase of Moto G before August 2nd, 2015.

  • 100 Lucky customers get 100% cashback
  • 100 Lucky customers get their own Moto 360 at just Rs. 1
  • Rs. 500 off on Flipkart fashion
  • 33% off on Myntra
  • Free Wynk Plus Subscription & Double data offers for 6 months
  • Bundled Airtel 4G SIM card
  • Airtel Double data offer for 3G / 4G customers
  • Exchange upto Rs. 4000
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On the specifications front, Moto G 3rd Gen (or Moto G 2015) comes with a 5-inch HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection, 1.2GHz quad-core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916) processor, 1GB / 2GB of RAM and Android 5.1.1 Lollipop out-of-the-box. The smartphone also comes with IPX7 rating for water resistance up to 3m under water for 30 mins. 

Other specifications include an 13MP rear camera (same sensor used on the Nexus 6) with dual-tone LED flash, f/2.0 aperture & IR filter, an 5MP front facing camera, 8GB / 16GB internal storage space with up to 128GB microSD card support and 2,470 mAh battery.

Connectivity series include dual-SIM support, 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. Motorola has also stuffed the Moto G (3rd Gen) with some software features like Moto Display, Quick Capture and Chop Twice, that allows you to quickly toggle on the flash by shaking the phone twice.
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