As Motorola's successful Moto G line enters its third generation, you might be wondering exactly what has changed on the hardware side over the year. The Moto G has always been about finely-balanced hardware and software, and as smartphone technology has progressed we're seeing ever more impressive internals in affordable phones like the G.

Check the table below to see how the new 2015 Moto G compares with its forebears.

Moto G 2013 Moto G 2014 Moto G 2015
Operating system Android 5.1 Lollipop Android 5.1 Lollipop Android 5.1 Lollipop
Display 4.5-inch 720p LCD 5.0-inch 720p LCD 5.0-inch 720p LCD
Processor Snapdragon 400 Snapdragon 400 Snapdragon 410
Storage 8/16GB 8/16GB 8/16GB
LTE LTE version available LTE version available LTE as standard
microSD LTE version only Yes Yes
Front camera 1.3MP 2MP 5MP
Rear camera 5MP 8MP 13MP
Battery 2070 mAh 2070 mAh 2470 mAh
Dimensions 129.9 x 65.9 x 6.0-11.6 mm 141.5 x 70.7 x 6.0-11.0 142.1x72.4x6.1-11.6
Weight 143 grams 149 grams 155 grams
Wifi 802.11 b/g/n 802.11 b/g/n 802.11 b/g/n (2.4 GHz)
Bluetooth 4.0LE 4.0LE 4.0LE