- Strong Battery
- Good Camera
- Expandable memory
- Display could have been better
Motorola tasted success with Moto G and now is back with its successor which is more refined and improved in terms of features and specifications. This device conquers all the shortfalls of Moto G. This device is a complete package and great value for money. This is priced same ad Moto G to repeat the success story. When Moto G was launched it almost had no contenders in that budget range. Now other manufacturers also offer good smartphones in the same budget range increasing the competition for Moto G2. Motorola being associated to Google might offer Lollipop OS update to this device. Just like Moto G successor device for Moto X name Moto X2 is already available in market. These two devices are probably the first one which will get the latest OS updates.
Design and Build:
Moto G2 resembles its predecessor Moto G when it comes to the design and body panel. The phone is neatly sculpted with curvy edges and matt finish. It fits well in palm, all thanks to its curvy back panel. Large 5 inches display with thin bezel gives it a premium look. Volume rocker buttons are placed conveniently on the right hand side of the phone. Its IPS LCD screen is bright and offers crisp colors. This display is good enough even in bright outdoors. This smartphone weighs 149 grams which is 7 grams higher than Moto G.
Moto G2 is blessed with 8MP rear snapper along with LED flash. This is where Moto G2 shows update from Moto G which carries 5 MP rear camera. With this camera images are brighter and crisp. They do not lose their natual colors when in contrast which was the issue customers faced earlier. There is no shutter lag issue in imaging. Motorola has blissfully packed 2MP front camera which manages video chats and selfies in an incredible manner. Overall the camera works fine in day light as well as in night, however you cannot compare it with other smartphones in the market which offer great imaging experience in dark.
Moto G2 has a 5 inch screen offering a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels with 294 ppi. Viewing angles are good and the screen also maintains its visibility level even in bright sunlight. Display offers a great deal of crispiness and clarity. Display is guarded by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
Moto G is propelled by a 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226 quad core processor. The Quad core processor is definitely a steal in this segment. The processor is coupled with a 1GB RAM. Moto G2 performs as smooth as butter and multitasking seems a piece of cake. Graphics on this device are supported by Adrena 305 GPU. This smartphone lets you play most of the graphic intensive games with a relative ease and that is surely an icing on the cake at this price.
Power On It:
Quad Cores are always known as power sappers but Motorola has optimized Moto G2 to last for 24 hours of mix usage thanks to its 2070 mAh battery unit. The phone doesn't heat up even after prolonged use. It offers 11 hours of talktime. Moto G2 lets the users enjoy HD videos for ~7 hrs before asking for charge. Moto G2 has an excellent battery unit which will wont let the phone die for a long time.
Moto G2 is the perfect choice for users looking for a smartphone without burning a hole in their pocket. Prices same as Moto G attracts more customers as it carries improved specifications. It offers the perfect balance of value for money and highend specification. User need not compromise on anything. This is certainly one of the best smartphones at this price in the market.