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Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen) Specs & Price

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The Moto G (3rd Gen) is the third and latest iteration in Motorola’s Moto G series, bringing along decent specifications. The affordable Android smartphone features an impressive water-resistant design, a large HD display, a quad-core processor and 4G connectivity support.

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Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen)


Design and Display

Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen) looks more attractive than its immediate predecessor, parading slightly more curves. Its textured rear makes for comfortable grip and is replaceable to enable you add a bit of personal touch.

One of the most interesting thing, design wise, is that this phone is IPX7-certified, meaning that the new Moto G is water-resistant and can survive being in up to three feet of water for half an hour. Impressive!

Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen) is also resistant to dust. It packs a 5-inch diagonal display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The IPS touchscreen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and offers decent wide-angle viewing.

Camera and Storage

The smartphone is furnished with an impressive 13-megapixel snapper with dual LED flash on the rear. The camera can be used to record Full HD videos. On the front is a 5-megapixel selfie camera that looks capable of delivering superb selfies.

Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen) will come in two storage versions of 8 GB and 16 GB. You will also be able to expand storage using microSD cards.

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Power and Performance

Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen) is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor running at speeds of up to 1.4 GHz. The chip is paired with 1 GB or 2 GB of RAM and an Adreno 306 GPU. The phone runs on a near-stock version of the latest Android 5.1 Lollipop software to enable users enjoy faster updates.

Juice is supplied by a large 2470mAh battery that supports fast charging.

Other Features

Like the second-generation Moto X, this new smartphone has Moto Display, a feature which lights up the screen to show time and notifications every time you pick it up without you taking any other action. It supports dual-SIM functionality.

Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen) also supports 4G connectivity to enable you enjoy very fast browsing and downloading speeds.

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Pricing & Availability

Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen) Play is not yet available in Nigeria. We have no information on pricing and availability for Nigeria. Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen) Price in Nigeria is expected to range from N40,500 to N75,000 at launch.

Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen) Specs

Here are a few specs of the Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen):

General Features

  • Platform: Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
  • Processor: 1.4GHz Quad Core Processor (Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410)
  • GPU: Adreno 306
  • Memory: 1GB or 2GB RAM
  • Colours: Black, White
  • Dimension: 142.1 x 72.4 x 11.6 mm
  • Weight: 155 g
  • SIM Type: Micro SIM
  • SIM Count: Optional Dual SIM, dual stand-by


  • Display: IPS LCD TouchDisplay, 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
  • Display Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3


  • Rear Camera: 13MP Camera, 1080p HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, Auto-HDR
  • Front Camera: 5MP Camera


  • Built-in Storage: 8GB/16GB
  • Memory Card Support: up to 32GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: Yes (CDMA models)
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes (CDMA models)
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, LE
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes USB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: MP3/AAC+/WAV/Flac player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
  • Maps:

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: No
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • SpO2: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: No
  • Fingerprint Scanner: No
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No
  • Voice Control: No

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: No
  • Water Resistant: Yes, IPX7 certified – water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
  • Dust Resistant: Yes
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: No


  • Battery: 2470 mAh Li-ion Battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen) Specs & Price was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: July 26th, 2019

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