Moto G turbo Edition Vs Moto G 3rd Gen Vs Moto X play

Battle of the Mid-Ranged Motorola Smartphones

This year we saw the release of three Motorola smartphones falling in the Mid-Range Price section(Rs.10,000-Rs.20,000),each having features that make them worth their price. But which one is best suited for your requirements in terms of processing power,battery capacity or internal storage.Let’s find out.

Full Technical Specification :                                             

Features

 Moto G 3rd Generation

Moto G Turbo Edition

Moto X Play

Connectivity 2G,3G,4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 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) Water repellant nano-coating (IP52 certified)
Dimension 142.1 x 72.4 x 11.6 mm 142.1 x 72.4 x 11.6 mm 148 x 75 x 10.9 mm
Weight 155 g 155g 169g
CPU 1.4 GHz  Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 1.5 GHz 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor 1.7 GHz  octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor
GPU Adreno 306 Adreno 405 GPU Andreno 405
RAM 1/ 2GB RAM 2GB RAM 2 GB RAM
Memory Internal: 8/16 GB  Expandable via microSd card Internal:16 GB Expandable via microSd card Internal:16/32 GB( Expandable up to 128GB)
Display 5 inch HD(294 ppi) IPS LCD Display  with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 5 inch Full HD (294ppi) with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 5.5 inch Full HD (403 ppi) IPS LCD display  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

21 MP, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash

1080p video recording

Camera(Secondary) 5 MP front-facing camera, auto-HDR  5-MP front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture 5MP front-facing camera
Operating System Android v5.1.1 (Lollipop), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow) Android v5.1.1 (Lollipop), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow) Android v5.1.1 (Lollipop), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow)
SIM Slots Dual  micro-SIM Dual  micro-SIM Dual  Nano-SIM
Sensors Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Ambient Light, Barometer, Compass Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Ambient Light, Barometer, Compass Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Ambient Light, Barometer, Compass
Battery 2470 mAh 2470 mAh with turbo charger 3630 mAh
Colors Black, White Black, White Black, White
Launch Date July, 2015 6  November in Mexico July, 2015
Release  Date July, 2015 13 November in Mexico August, 2015
Price/Cost INR 11,999 for 8GB/1GB RAM

INR 12,999 for 16GB/2GB RAM

 INR 14,499 INR 18,499 for 16GB

INR 19,999 for 32GB

All the phones are from the same manufacture, Motorola and all of them fall nearly under the same category with some difference. Moto G Turbo edition is successor of the Moto G 3rd generation with little improvements.

Moto X Play is the successor of the Moto X series; actually Moto X Play can be said as the cheaper version of Moto X series launched this year.

Processor and Memory

Moto G 3rd Gen comes with quad-core snapdragon 410 processor, Turbo Edition comes with 1.5 Gz octa-core snapdragon 615 processor and Moto X Play comes with Moto X Play comes with 1.7GHz octacore Snapdragon 615 processor. All of them have combination of 2GB RAM.

Based on the processor and combination of RAM the Moto X gives better performance because of extra cores and new processor. However Moto G Turbo edition also have good processing power.

Display

Both Moto G 3rd Gen and Turbo edition features a 5 inch HD display whereas Moto X Play comes with Full HD display. So, Moto X Play has crispier display than other two.

Camera

Both Moto G 3rd Gen and Turbo edition comes with same 13 mega-pixel camera optics. Whereas Moto X comes with a 21 mega-pixel camera

Moto X play clicks nice and crisp photographs with its rear camera and front camera clicks nice selfies.

Battery

Both the Moto G 3rd Gen and Turbo edition comes with a 2470 mAh non removable battery but Moto G Turbo edition supports Motorola Turbo Power quick charging.

Whereas Moto X play comes with a massive 3630mAh battery which makes it stands out of the competition

Price

Moto G 3rd Gen is priced at Rs.12,999 for the 16GB model, Turbo edition at Rs.14,499 and Moto X Play is priced at Rs.18,499 for 16GB model and Rs.19,999 for 32GB model.

Verdict

All these phones provide value for money in their own way, Moto G(3rd Gen) fulfils basic requirements at a reasonable price.Moto G Turbo Edition provides new Motorola Turbo Charging which is a great feature if you don’t want to waste anytime charging up.Whereas Moto X Play provides a massive battery and processing power for all your high-end apps and games.It all comes down to the user’s requirement while selecting a phone.

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