One of the more popular phones right now, surprisingly, is the Moto G. And by popular, I mean the one making all the headlines and being the most talked about. The Moto G was announced by Motorola back in November and has really taken the world by storm. Not because it’s a spectacular device. But when you factor in the price for the Moto G, it really does become a spectacular device. The Moto G is available (here in the States) for $179 for the 8GB model and $199 for the 16GB model. Now if you’re looking for a device in that price range you’re going to find some pretty bad choices. The Moto G features a 4.5-inch 720p display, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 400 processor which is quad-core and clocked at 1.2GHz, as well as 1GB of RAM, and a 5MP shooter on the back and VGA shooter on the front.
Now the Moto G is heading over to Hong Kong, according to My Drivers. And supposedly it’ll only be available in black and in the 16GB variation. However, Motorola will be selling the back cover in white, red, purple, blue, yellow, and green for HK$118, while the Moto G will be HK$1898. The Moto G is also expected to launch with Android 4.3 – Jelly Bean on board instead of Android 4.4.2 – KitKat, even though it has been released for the Moto G already. So we’d expect to see the update available shortly after launch in Hong Kong. The Moto G also has a pretty hefty 2070mAh battery inside, which does provide all-day battery life. In fact, I’ve seen a few people get around 6-7 hours on screen time with it. Which is just insane!
It’s great to see Motorola pushing the Moto G everywhere, especially since the Moto X is only in North and South America right now and heading to Europe next month. We do know that Motorola is making some money off of the Moto G, but we can guarantee it’s not a lot, but it is nice to see them pushing it pretty hard.