A Brazilian retailer, Americanas, decided that it would be cool to post their entire promotional video of the Moto G (3rd Gen) up on Youtube.
The video quickly was picked up by major tech blogs and removed from Youtube just as quickly. Luckily, one of those blogs was kind enough to upload the video up onto MediaFire for our continued enjoyment. (Thanks Droid-Life!)
Thanks to them, we also have a translation of the video.
Surprises abound to the new generation of Moto G, one of the most beloved smartphones from Motorola. The new line of Moto G is available on models Moto G 3rd Generation Color HDTV , Music, Cabernet, Navy Blue and Pink.
Get ready for this powerful configuration: Lollipop Android 5.1.1 , 4G speed technology , full HD screen 5 -inch , 410 Snapdragon processor Quad Core 1.4GHz , 8GB of internal memory for the basic 16GB version or the other , rear camera of 13MP and 5MP front .
From this, we get a clear picture of the specs of to ship out with the Moto G.
- Full HD 5″ screen (likely 720p)
- Snapdragon 410 SoC
- Quad Core 1.4GHz
- 8GB internal memory (16GB model availible)
- 13MP rear camera
- 5MP front camera
With this new data, we can probably assume that the Moto G will come with a single GB of RAM because all rumors of the Moto G coming with 2GB of RAM also claimed that it will come with a Snapdragon 610 SoC.
However, there was still the leak of the Moto Maker options that clearly showed that 2GB of RAM will be available with the 16GB device. This is all leaks and rumors with a bit of speculation thrown in, so it is really hard to tell.
There was no indication that the Moto G will be coming with a Moto Maker option that was leaked a few days back, but that could just be because Moto Maker won’t be available for the Moto G in Brazil or for this particular retailer.
The video does state that the phone will keep the swappable back that was thought so highly of in the first two generations of Moto Gs, so it seems unlikely that they would offer Moto Maker and swappable backs.
The video does include the IPx7 rating, so the Moto G still has that going for it; however, the Kyocera Hydro WAVE might be the better bet if you are looking for a rugged budget phone and are not too concerned with picture quality.
Overall, the Moto G looks to be a great budget device for someone who needs something that will just work. The camera specs are looking pretty good too with a 13MP main shooter. That would put it on par with the Moto X (2014)’s primary camera. Hopefully, Motorola amps up their camera game and the Moto G (3rd Gen) will be capable of photos superior to those of the Moto X (2nd Gen).
The higher specced camera also give us high hopes for the camera that will come with the Moto X (3rd Gen). Ideally, the new Moto X camera will out preform last year’s Moto X by a long shot and give current flagships like the Galaxy S6 and LG G4 a run for their money!
Here is another video where Jeremy Judkins takes to Youtube to offer a translation of the leaked promotional video.