Moto G 3rd gen : the cheapest water resistant smartphone

Moto G 3rd Gen: – With no doubt we can say that Motorola is the very first company which has started the mobile phone evolution in all over the world. But during past few years, with the arrival of other mobile manufacturing companies like, Samsung, Micromax, LG etc. Motorola was slowly disappearing from the list. But with the launch of Moto E, Moto G & Moto X smartphones, with Lenovo group Motorola came back in the game in this tech market.

Moto G: – The very loving and popular smartphone of Motorola, is the best and cheapest android smartphone available in the market with good specifications and also good and valuable features at such cost. Earlier Moto G was available in only two versions, Moto G (Gen 1), Moto G (Gen2). But due to the growing competition in the market, Motorola has launched the next version of its Moto G (Gen 3) in the market. With the rising demand of more feature at the cheapest price and with good quality, the 3rd version has come up in the market.

Motorola Moto G 3rd gen is the modified version of its previous parts and has more good quality features than others. So let us check out the exciting features in this new smartphone:


Looks & Design:

Moto G 3rd Gen
Moto G 3rd Gen Looks

Basically the looks and the design is not much different from its last versions. Almost everything is similar, the Grippy and very unique look & the textured back provides a good in-hand experience to the user. The back cover is removable but the battery is non-removable.

The new, and exciting feature of Moto G 3rd gen is that, it is “Water resistant”. This is the first smartphone with this type of feature at such a cheap price in the mobile market. There are few smartphones with water resistance in the market, and also their prices are way too high for a normal person. But Motorola is here with the 3rd gen Moto G which is a water resistant smartphone certified by IPx7.

Talking about the rest design the lock button, volume keys are at the same position, the 3.5 mm audio jack is at the top. On opening the back cover, you will see a fully sealed back with only two SIM card slots and one slot for the SD card. The back part is sealed properly to make it water resistant.

Display: –

It has a 5-inch HD display screen with the Corning Gorilla glass 3 protection. The viewing angle is almost good, but not very clear when you have to see the display from a distance. Rest the display quality is quite satisfying. The display has got the resolution 720 x 1280 pixels, and the touch response is also very smooth.

Moto g 3rd gen Display

Software and OS: –

The 3rd gen Moto G comes with the latest version of Android Lollipop 5.1. Stock version is running on this phone having the on screen navigation keys, and with no doubt this version of Android has very good features in it.

Camera: –

The improved area in this phone is its camera quality and image capturing ability. This 3rd gen Moto G has a 13-megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash and a 5-megapixel front facing camera. Camera app has auto-focus feature by default, just tap on the screen and image will be captured. If you want to focus on a particular object, then you can go to camera settings and select manual-mode, with exposure setting, then just tapping on that side if the screen where you want to focus your image and click again. The HDR mode, will make your photography experience even more beautiful.

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Moto g 3rd gen camera review


The video quality is almost good, it can record videos up-to 720p in slow motion. Talking about the front camera, so it is fine and satisfying for the selfie-addicted people.

Storage & Performance: –

Moto G 3rd gen is powered by 1.4 GHz Qualcomm snapdragon quad-core processor. The phone is not buggy and any type of lagging in not noticed yet while switching from one app to another. This smartphone offers a good gaming experience with the fast processor and a 2 GB of RAM. It comes in two variants in case of storage. One is with 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage, second is with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory.   

Moto g 3rd gen
Moto g 3rd gen OS

Battery & other features: –

The 3rd gen Moto G is equipped with a 2470 mAh non-removable battery provides us 10 hours of media playback an its can long last up-to a whole day after using the 3G or 4G network. It supports 4G, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 4.0 and along with the regular pack of sensors like accelerometer and proximity sensor. General feature like FM radio, music player etc are equipped in this.

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Moto g 3rd gen Battery

Price: –

First type with 1 GB RAM and 8 GB internal storage is available at Rs. 11,999 in India and the second type with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB storage is available at 12,999.   


The all new Moto G 3rd gen has good super exciting features in such a cheap and affordable price. The water resistant feature is going to play a key role in the success of Moto G 3rd gen in the market. Also the smartphone is listed online now, available On Flipkart, you can buy it from that website or using its app.

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Written by Ashutosh Kapil

Ashutosh is a gadget freak person who is very intersted in new and emerging technology & facinated about the smartphone related stuff.