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Moto G 3 (3rd Gen), Moto G 2015 review, specs and price in India

Moto G 3 (3rd Gen) Which was launched last year is one of the best budget smartphones right now. The 3rd gen Moto G comes with some great specs and with a budget price tag. Moto G 3 also won best budget smartphone via readers choice award.

Moto G3 comes with snapdragon 410 Soc and 2 GB of Ram option. However, 2 GB Ram options are only available in 16 GB Moto G 3 variant. Moto G3 has also received it’s Android 6.0 marshmallow update in the USA, Brazil, India, and some other countries.

Bonus Read: – Best Moto G 3rd Gen acccessories

Question: Does Moto G 3 (2015) support VOLTE?

Answer: Yes, Moto G 3 support VOLTE, which means the phone will support newly launched Reliance Jio 4G service.

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Moto G 3 will not receive Android 7.0 Nougat Update. However, Moto may change their plan. You can also update the Moto G 3 to Android 7.1 Nougat Via CyanogenMod 14.1.

Moto G 3 (3rd Gen) full phone specifications

DISPLAYScreenIPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
Size5.0 inch
Resolution1280x720px HD 720p
 IPx 7 Certification (Water Resistance)Able to withstand being submerged into up to 1m of water for up to 30 minutes
MultiTouchYes Up to 10 finger
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 3
 NameMoto G3, Moto G 2015, Moto G 3rd Gen
 SIM 2Micro – SIM
NETWORKTechnologyGSM (2G) / WCDMA (3G) / LTE(4G)
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bandsWCDMA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G LTE bandsLTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 12(700), 20(800)3rd gen power efficient LTE multimode transceiver with Qualcomm RF360 Front End solution for world mode bands, lower power and PCB reduction
SpeedHSDPA 42.2/HSUPA 5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
PLATFORMOperating SystemAndroid v5.1.1(Lollipop) upgradeable to Android Marshmallow 6.0.1
 ChipsetQualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 28 nm LP
 CPUQuad – Core 1.4 GHz Cortex A-53
 GPUAdreno 306 (WUXGA/ 1920×1200 + 720p external display
MEMORYInternal StorageROM 8/16GB EMMC Memory
 External StorageMicroSD Card up to 32 GB
 RAM2 GB LPDDR3 800 MHz Single-channel 32-bit (6.4 GB/s)1 GB LPDDR3 In 8 GB Variant Single-channel 32-bit (4.2 GB/s)
CAMERAPrimary13MP camera with true tone LED Flash, Sony Exmor R sensor, f/2.2 aperture
 SecondaryYes 5 Mega Pixel ( 1080p )
 FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama, Recording at [email protected], Stereo sound rec
SOUNDLoudspeakerEnhanced stereo speakers with better audio bass
 3.5mm JackYes with Motorola enhanced sound mod
GENERALWLAN(Wi-Fi)Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n ( 2.4 GHz 5 GHz ), Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
 Bluetoothv4.1+, A2DP, LE
 GPSYes, with A-GPS GLONASS And Qualcomm® IZat™ Gen8C
 RadioFM Radio
 USBmicroUSB v2.0, USB Host
 SensorsAccelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, light sensor
BATTERYCapacity2470 mAh Non-removable Li-Pol battery
 ChargingVia Micro USB port (400 Charge Cycle) and Fast Charge support upto 1.5A


moto g 3 price

Moto G 3 Price

Motorola Moto G 3 lowest price in India is INR 8999 and 130$ in the USA, The 16GB Moto G 3 model price is around 9999 INR in India and 150$ in the USA.


Moto G 3 2015 Review (Quick): The best budget smartphone


The third-generation Moto G is the best thus far, with most of the features you want, and a price that’s almost impossible to beat. The smartphone has a great camera and buttery smooth performance. Display feels sharp and colors are also very good.

Moto G3 Display:

5 Inch display. It has a 720p resolution. The 720p display looks bright and crisp,  you probably won’t notice that it isn’t higher resolution because, at 294 PPI,  Moto G 2015 still feels Full HD. The display on the front of the Moto G 3 is protected by smooth Gorilla Glass 3. Corning Gorilla Glass spans 3rd gen Moto G from near edge to edge to help keep your phone protected from unsightly scrapes and scratches.

Moto G 3 Camera:

Moto G 3 features a 13-megapixel camera that uses a Sony IMX214 Exmor RS sensor with f/2.0 aperture and True-Tone LED flash. This is the same sensor used in the Nexus 6, but this lacks OIS. It has a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture. Video recording: 1080p video rec, 30fps Water Resistant: The Moto G 3rd gen most notable new feature is its water-resistant design. The phone is IPX7-rated and can be submerged in up to three feet of water for up to 30 minutes. Moto G is ready to weather any storm with you, protection from splashes and accidental drops in water.


The Moto G 3 comes in two versions: 8GB of storage and 1GB of RAM or 16GB storage and 2GB of RAM  + Micro SD card slot (up to 32GB)

Moto G 2015 Processor:

Moto G 3rd Gen features Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chipset which is the same as found in the new Moto E 4G.OS:

Operating System:

Stock Android fans will also be glad to know that the third- gen Moto G3 comes with essentially vanilla Android 5.1 on-board. And Now Receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update in Some countries. The Indian Moto G3 model XT1550 is also receiving the Marshmallow update over-the-air (OTA).

Moto G3 Connectivity options:

The new Moto G3 comes with 4G LTE connectivity. And Bluetooth 4.0, FM radio and GPS are also in it. Visit Wikipedia page for further information regarding the band and freq.

Moto G 3Battery:

Let’s talk battery life of Moto G 3. It has Non-removable Li-Ion 2470 mAh battery. Capacity wise, we’re looking at a 2470 mAh battery. Just about 3% less than the much more expensive Samsung Galaxy S6. You’ll probably get a full day’s use out of the Moto G 3rd gen. And the standby time is very impressive. There’s no turbocharging, and no turbocharger with Moto G3 accessories.

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Moto G3 Release Date

Moto G 3 will be a step up in everything from hardware to software and will release in September but we are expecting an early release in the 4th week of July this year. According to the sources, Moto G3 was released on 28 July 2015.

Disclaimer: – Although Moto G 3rd Gen has received official Android 6.0 Marshmallow update but we suggest you not to upgrade to it. The update has some issues and bugs on it. Most of the users are reporting that after the update they are facing heating issues and force close issues. In some countries, the front camera is not working and back camera is taking too bad photos. Users are also reporting that auto sync is not working properly and they have to do a reboot to get that work.

Some users reported that their contacts are not displaying and on phone calls, they are hearing some hissing sounds. Indian users are getting some other issues too like Random reboot, fast battery drain and auto disconnection of WiFi signals in their Moto G 3rd Gen and Moto G Turbo. So please do not upgrade to Marshmallow until a bug fix. We will update after a firmware fix update till then do not upgrade your phone.


Note: – If you are getting issues after updating your phone to Android Marshmallow update. You should factory reset your Moto G. In order to factory reset your Moto G 3rd Gen follow this steps. You should have at least 25% battery on your phone.

  1. Shut Down the device and hold the Power button and Volume Down button and at the same time until the device turns on.
  2. Press the Volume Down button to highlight “Recovery mode”
  3. Press the Power button on your Moto G 2015 to restart into Recovery mode. You’ll see an image of an Android robot with a red exclamation mark.
  4. While holding down the Power button, press the Volume Up button.
  5. Use the volume buttons to scroll to “wipe data/factory reset” option and then press the Power button to select the option.
  6. Scroll down to “Yes – erase all user data” and press the Power button to select it.

Disclaimer: – It will erase all data in internal memory but will not do anything with external memory(SD Card).

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Motorola Moto series is a budget to high-end smartphone series and this blog is dedicated to all Moto series smartphones including Moto X and Moto Z.


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