New Motorola Moto G appears in promo video before tomorrow's official announcement

New Motorola Moto G appears in promo video before tomorrow's official announcement
Motorola is showcasing its new Moto G and Moto X+1 today behind closed doors, at a private event in Chicago, and it’s only tomorrow, September 5, when the company will unveil the two smartphones for the whole world to see. If you just can’t wait until tomorrow, a promo video of the new Moto G is now making the rounds. Originally posted by a retailer in Brazil, the video shows the Brazilian variant of the new Moto G. This doesn’t have LTE connectivity, instead offering support for two SIM cards.

The new Moto G features a 5-inch display with 720 x 1280 pixels, 8 MP rear camera with LED flash, front-facing stereo speakers, quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor, and water repellant coating. Android 4.4 KitKat with “guaranteed updates” will be on board, and customers will be able to choose between a variety of colorful (and optional) Moto Shells to personalize the smartphone. Interestingly, the handset isn’t called Moto G2 in the promo video - it’s simply referred to as the Moto G.

Just like the first-generation Moto G, the new one will certainly be affordable. We assume that prices for it will start at about $200. Until we have all the official details, check out the Moto G video promo below (and the images added after it, included here just in case something happens to the video):



1. dorianb

Posts: 617; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Will buy

2. shrimpanzee

Posts: 18; Member since: Sep 04, 2013

Seems like a steal! Should buy this just in case something happens to your primary phone, go moto!

3. master-mkk

Posts: 214; Member since: Aug 27, 2014

really nice mid range phone bravo Motorola

4. nathan.carter

Posts: 416; Member since: Aug 11, 2014

definitley a great back up phone.

5. Awalker

Posts: 1986; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

Off topic but Mobile Geeks has a hands on video of the Moto 360. It has wireless charging and when you place it on the charging cradle it functions like an alarm clock.

6. shead202

Posts: 52; Member since: Nov 02, 2013

Wow they did a great job with upgrading the Moto G from the previous verison.

7. antmiu2

Posts: 551; Member since: Jun 19, 2011

no signs of micro sd support :(

19. javy108

Posts: 1004; Member since: Jul 27, 2014

Of course It wont u.u

8. PryvateiDz

Posts: 445; Member since: Jul 31, 2011

I'm thinking about possibly getting one as my main phone. Depends on how that camera works.

9. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

Hopefully they can still keep the battery life good with the bigger screen. I like the very much needed camera improvements and stereo speakers, but I'm a little disappointed to see that most of the other specs are identical. Looks pretty good overall...

10. brrunopt

Posts: 742; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

not a great improvment over the original

11. realjjj

Posts: 375; Member since: Jan 28, 2014

I would be more cautious in assumignthe pricing willbe good, we might have a nasty surprise.

12. ThePython

Posts: 902; Member since: May 08, 2013

Looks awesome. Can't wait to see how great it'll be with the masses.

13. santy

Posts: 60; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

i understand it is a budget phone , but why speakers have to be so ugly

14. Bioload25

Posts: 213; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

Português :D ( = Brazilian portuguese)

15. cse.vicky unregistered

The back is exactly what Moto X+1 should have been. Its so classy !!

16. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

Maybe there will even be good support for dual SIM in the US.

17. na7noo7

Posts: 278; Member since: Mar 29, 2014

I will admit this is almost the same as last year's Moto G. Not an Android/Apple fanboy.

18. Damo579

Posts: 266; Member since: May 18, 2013

This and the Lumia 830 look like the best mid-range phones for the money. I'm curious to see what the X-1 will have.

21. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

Nexus 5 is better than both imo.

20. javy108

Posts: 1004; Member since: Jul 27, 2014

I kinda like it :)

22. Spedez

Posts: 542; Member since: Aug 29, 2014

What is new? 0.5" bigger screen? Looks the same otherwise. What a let down.

23. LoveHater

Posts: 235; Member since: Oct 09, 2013

This is a OMPLTE FLOP SHOW, they shuld have gven it as 615 or 410... 1.5 gb ram.

24. athos07m

Posts: 137; Member since: Apr 22, 2012

In the words of Jack Bauer: This has to be made available worldwide RIGHT NOW DAM*IT!

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