In addition to the new Moto 360 smartwatch and the new Moto X flagship, Motorola also announced a big update to its budget Moto G smartphone this week. In addition to bigger and better hardware, the other good news is: it keeps the same low $ 179 price without signing a two-year contract.
As is the trend this year, every manufacturer is making their devices bigger. The Moto X got a bump from 4.7-inches to 5.2-inches, and the Moto G also sees a bump to a flat 5.0-inch display. Unlike its larger counterpart, the G forgoes a 1080p display in favor of a more battery friendly 1280 x 720 resolution. That still measures in at 294 pixels per inch, so individual pixels won’t be distinctly visible at a regular viewing distance with the naked eye.
Here’s what we’re looking at for specs:
- Quad-core ...