Motorola Moto G (2015) pricing info revealed: no surprises

Motorola Moto G (2015) pricing info revealed: no surprises
According to a leaked price list that reportedly comes from US Cellular, the Motorola Moto G (2015) will cost $179.99 off contract, which means it's not going to be more expensive than the Moto G from last year.

Unlike the Moto G (2014) that currently costs $179, the new model will probably feature LTE connectivity, besides various other enhancements.

While Motorola won't announce the third-generation Moto G before July 28, we've already seen the smartphone in plenty of leaked photos, and even in a promo video. The new handset doesn't look too different from its predecessor, but it's worth mentioning that users will be able to customize it via MotoMaker (previously, this was a Moto X-only thing).

Running Android 5.1 Lollipop, the third-generation Moto G is water-resistant, and should feature a 5-inch 720p display, a quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor, 13 MP rear camera, 5 MP front-facing camera, and a 2470 mAh battery. It's said that a Moto G (2015) variant with a 1080p screen and 2 GB of RAM will also be available at some point. Naturally, this should be more expensive than the 720p, 1 GB model.

Who's looking forward to buying the new Motorola Moto G?


source: Droid-life

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Moto G (2015)
  • Display 5.0" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 410, Quad-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 2470 mAh

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23 Comments

1. EC112987

Posts: 1213; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

I've bought the first two and I'm sure buying this one

2. WAusJackBauer

Posts: 452; Member since: Mar 22, 2015

Probably means $250 - $280 in Australia like the last one :(

22. Zylam

Posts: 1808; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

Yup :(

3. fyahking

Posts: 1146; Member since: Jan 28, 2015

Much better deal than the overpriced iphone.:)

4. jack123

Posts: 278; Member since: Jan 07, 2013

Yup, overpriced iPhone but Samsung just keeping more expensive every year with low resale value.

8. Galen20K

Posts: 568; Member since: Dec 26, 2008

Fail to see how Samsung is even the least bit related to this article, or even the comment you're replying to.

17. engineer-1701d unregistered

samsung raised prices to that of apple and higher to get the world off the its an apple you must be rich or important mentality, and its working. know back to moto.

19. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

Galaxy Avant and Prime say hello...

5. jellmoo

Posts: 2533; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

I'm really curious to see how they'll price the 1080p, 2GB/16GB version of the device. If it's too much higher, they run the risk of coming awfully close to other devices that look better on paper.

7. LennonRoberto

Posts: 9; Member since: Dec 13, 2013

You're right. However if it comes at a bit more than the 1gb model and still a little far from the new upcoming X, gonna be a killer

14. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

Thing is in Europe and USA you cant find 99% of the cheap Chinese phones. So it has 0 competition and the 2gb model even if its 150$ more I don't see it having issues when LG rolls out Moto G specs phones and price them at 400$.

20. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

Most likely either 299 or 349

6. realjjj

Posts: 375; Member since: Jan 28, 2014

They should have went 1080p and 2GB RAM ,16GB NAND at that price (or 199$ if needed). As it is now , the pricing is 2x China prices and the upgrade over the first and second gen Moto G rather rminor ( the cams got upgraded and the SoC keeps up with the times,although a bit on the slow side) while parts got a lot cheaper since 2 years ago. At launch the G series was midrange, now it's becoming low end and that ruins both the G brand and Moto E.

9. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

Chinese phones - ex that Alcatel one and the zenfone will never reach the build quality or the update schedule the Moto G has , Zenfone might get a update to 5.1 but thats the end of the line

11. Tanii

Posts: 132; Member since: Apr 30, 2015

don't talk about update schedule for moto g, 5.1 is months old still no official news regarding it from motorola lolz. (moto g 2014)

12. tonyv13

Posts: 109; Member since: Jun 07, 2015

You're absolutely right currently using moto g first gen got Android L month ago and what a piece of s**t my phone become ..slugish as s**t even a spare lumia 521 seems to be faster .. So as far as updates go I wouldn't trust Motorola since they don't optimize their upgrades like Google does for their nexus line up. On prices that 2gb model better be 200$ Lol zenfone 2 with 4gb is 300$ is still seems to be a better option . well waiting until the 28th.

21. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

China phones do not have to pay for patents like other phones. Not to mention they make very razor thin profits on hopes that one million pennies nets them a profit or close enough so they can start to release hero phones that are every bit as expensive as other phones.

10. Loveneesh

Posts: 424; Member since: Jul 14, 2015

2gb ram version could be for 200$

13. legiloca

Posts: 1675; Member since: Nov 11, 2014

Bought the 2013 edition, skipped 2014, excited for the 2015 edition to come! here we go Moto G!

15. housry23

Posts: 136; Member since: Jun 03, 2012

Damn I just got my parents to buy Moto X's for $299 because I thought with all the upgrades on the Moto G 3 it would be around $250 this time. I should have had them wait.

16. carlemillward unregistered

Don't be expecting SD610

18. viswajith645

Posts: 1; Member since: Jul 25, 2015

Flipkart has already removed the existing models from its website......so hope the new one will appear on 28 th or 29 th

23. collin3000

Posts: 70; Member since: Apr 28, 2015

I love motorola (turbo, 360, hx550 as my daily drivers), but the Moto E will be a better buy for the money for those that don't need the extra .5" screen since you can find it most places for $100ish. Otherwise it'd be better to go with the $199 Zenphone 2.

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