Moto G 3rd Gen Vs Moto G Turbo Edition

Moto G (3rd Gen) Vs Moto G Turbo Edition

Moto G 3rd Gen Vs Moto G Turbo Edition: battle of mid range Motorola devices. Motorola’s Moto G Smartphone are known for providing good features at reasonable price, and have been a huge success for Motorola. So let’s compare both of them and see whether you should upgrade to the latest version of the Motorola Moto g.

Full Technical Specification :

Features  Moto G 3rd Generation Moto G Turbo Edition
Connectivity 2G,3G,4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 2G,3G,4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0
Special:  IPX7 certified – water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes IP67 certified (can be submerged in upto 3 feet of fresh water for 30 minutes)
Dimension: 142.1 x 72.4 x 11.6 mm N/A
Weight 155 g N/A
CPU: 1.4 GHz  Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor
Adreno 306 Adreno 405 GPU
Memory Internal: 8/16 GB Internal:16 GB Expandable via microSd card
Display 5 inch HD(29 ppi) IPS LCD Display 5 inch Full HD (440ppi) with Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Camera (primary) 13 MP, autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash

1080p video recording

13 MP with f/2.0 aperture, Autofocus ,LED Flash

1080p video recording

Camera(Secondary) 5 MP front-facing camera, auto-HDR  5-MP front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture
Operating System Android v5.1.1 (Lollipop), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow) Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow)
SIM Slots Dual  micro-SIM Dual  micro-SIM
Sensors Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Ambient Light, Barometer, Compass Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Ambient Light, Barometer, Compass
Battery 2470 mAh 2470 mAh with turbo charge
Colors Black, White N/A
Launch Date July, 2015 6  November in Mexico
Release  Date July, 2015 13 November in Mexico
Price/Cost INR 11999 for 8GB/1GB RAM

INR 12999 for 16GB/2GB RAM

 $283 (roughly Rs. 18,600) in Mexico

Both the phones are from the same manufacture and fall under the same category. Moto G Turbo edition is successor of the Moto G 3rd generation with little improvements. Moto G 3rd Gen is priced at Rs.12,999 for the 16GB model whereas Moto G Turbo Edition iss priced little higher at $283 (roughly Rs. 18,600).

Processor and Memory

Moto G 3rd Gen comes with quad-core snapdragon 410 processor, whereas Turbo Edition comes with 64-bit octa-core snapdragon 615 processor. Both of them have 2GB of RAM. Based on the processor and combination of RAM the Turbo Edition gives better performance because of extra cores and new processor.

Moto G(3rd Gen)



Both smartphones features a 5 inch screen but Moto G 3rd Gen has an HD display whereas Turbo edition comes with Full HD display. So, Moto G Turbo edition has a crispier display than the 3rd Gen Moto G.


Except some additional features in Turbo edition, both phones have same camera optics. So there is not much of a difference in camera .


Both the phone comes with a 2470 mAh non removable battery but Moto G Turbo edition supports Motorola Turbo Power quick charging.


VerdictMoto G Turbo

The Turbo Edition has more features as compared to Moto G 3rd Generation with better processor and display. So if you are looking for more features and ready to spend some extra bucks then you should go for the Turbo Edition. But if you want descent performance and want to save some bucks than you can go for Moto G 3rd Gen.

Moreover, if you already own Moto G 3rd Gen then you should not upgrade to Turbo edition as there is no significant difference.

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