Moto G (3rd Gen) vs. Moto G (2nd Gen.) – Know The Difference

Moto G (3rd Gen) vs. Moto G (2nd Gen.) – Know The Difference

The renowned smartphone manufacturers, Motorola have heated the rumour market with their latest slated launch Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen). This latest Dual-SIM Android Smartphone belongs to the third generation of Moto G smartphone series, which needs no introduction in the Indian smartphone industry. Earlier, both Moto G (1st Gen) and Moto G (2nd Gen) have been a highly popular, successful and best-selling smartphone devices in the Indian smartphone market.

The Moto G smartphone series have played a major role in boosting the popularity and success of Motorola in India. The 3rd generation Motorola Moto G promises upgraded and enhanced performance with better hardware configuration and the latest operating system support.

Here, we bring you a one-on-one comparison between the Moto G (2nd Gen) and Moto G (3rd Gen) to find out what the new generation of Moto G has to offer.


The all new Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen) houses a 5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display, which produces Full HD resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels at an amazing rate of 441 pixels per inch. This display produces vibrant colors with great viewing angles from all corners at outdoor lighting options. The crisp and clear HD colors produced on this display offer you an unmatched video streaming and gaming experience, which adds extra fun to your entertainment needs on-the-go. It features Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for protection against unwanted scratches and accidental damages.

The Moto G (2nd Gen) also houses a 5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, which also produces crisp colors at HD resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels at 294 pixels per inch. This display is also protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for added safety.

The Moto G (3rd Gen) with a better Full HD (1080 x 1920) display is better than its predecessor.

Processor & RAM

The Moto G (3rd Gen) is powered by a 64-bit Qualcomm MSM8936 Snapdragon 610 chipset, 1.7GHz Cortex-A53 quad-core processor coupled with 2GB of RAM and Adreno 405 GPU. The updated hardware configuration allows the users to enjoy high-end gaming, run multiple applications together, switch between apps lag free and enjoy multi-tasking without any complaints.

On the other hand, the Moto G (2nd Gen) is supported by Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400 chipset, 1.2GHz Cortex-A7 Quad core processor with 1GB of RAM and Adreno 305 GPU. This hardware configuration also supports multi-tasking. However, the Moto G (3rd Gen) is far better in terms of smooth performance and easy multi-tasking.

Operating System

Moto G (3rd Gen) – Android 5.1 Lollipop OS

Moto G (2ndGen) – Android 4.4.4 KitKat OS à Upgradeable to Android 5.0 Lollipop OS


Going with the latest rumour updates, it can be expected that the Moto G (3rd Gen) houses an 8 Megapixels rear camera featuring LED flash, digital zoom, Geo-tagging, face detection, touch-to-focus, HRD, Panorama and more. For selfie and video calling, it carries a 2 Megapixels front-facing camera. The Moto G (2nd Gen) also houses a similar rear and front-facing camera.


Moto G (3rd Gen) – 8/16GB Internal, Expandable up to 128GB

Moto G (2nd Gen) –8GB Internal, Expandable up to 32GB


The Moto G (3rd Gen) supports 4G LTE connectivity, which is absent on the Moto G (2nd Gen). Other connectivity features are almost similar on both these devices, which include 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, MicroUSB and more.


Moto G (3rd Gen) – 2500mAH Li-Ion non-removable battery

Moto G (2nd Gen) – 2070mAH Li-Ion non-removable battery

Price in India

Moto G (3rd Gen) – Price in India – NA (No Official Report)

Moto G (2nd Gen) – Price in India is Rs.9,999

Our Words

The all new Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen) has been added with various new features and capabilities, which makes it far better than its predecessor. Motorola is all set to set new records in the Indian smartphone market with its latest offering. This latest smartphone offering features a brilliant display, performing hardware configuration, latest OS, decent camera and a powerful battery.

Currently, there is no official word about the launch date and price tag of this Dual-SIM Android Smartphone. However, going with the rumour reports, the launch may happen very soon. If you are planning to buy a powerful Android smartphone, the Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen) is worth a wait.

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