Motorola, a Google company, started to sell its Moto G affordable smartphone with good specs one month ahead of its schedule as the company said that it was able to manufacture enough number of devices than expected.
Initially planned to be sold in January, now starts to sell from this Tuesday. Moto G smartphone is now available for $179 without any contract. Although the sepecs come close to a high-end smartphone, but it won’t work on 4G LTE networks. The Moto G model released on Tuesday will only work on GSM networks around the worlds – AT&T and T-Mobile in U.S. and won’t work on Verizon and Sprint’s CDMA networks. However, Verizon already told that the CDMA version of Moto G will come in early January 2014.
Regarding the specifications, the 4.5-inch Moto G comes with 720p HD display with 329ppi density, 5MP camera, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with 1.2 GHz quad-core CPU, Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean), 2,070mAh battery and 1.3MP front camera. The $179 price tag is for the 8GB version, where the 16GB model is priced $20 more.
Motorola Moto G will not come with the latest Android 4.4 KitKat, but Moto G supports the latest mobile OS and it might be offered in early next 2014.
Official website reveals tat the device will be shipped on or after 12/2. The budget-friendly smartphone was launched 2 weeks ago and currently available in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Britain, Germany, France, Mexico and Canada.