Moto G family specs

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.

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Header Cell - Column 0 Moto G 2013Moto G 2014Moto G 2015
Row 0 - Cell 0 Row 0 - Cell 1 Row 0 - Cell 2 Row 0 - Cell 3
Operating systemAndroid 5.1 LollipopAndroid 5.1 LollipopAndroid 5.1 Lollipop
Display4.5-inch 720p LCD5.0-inch 720p LCD5.0-inch 720p LCD
ProcessorSnapdragon 400Snapdragon 400Snapdragon 410
LTELTE version availableLTE version availableLTE as standard
microSDLTE version onlyYesYes
Front camera1.3MP2MP5MP
Rear camera5MP8MP13MP
Battery2070 mAh2070 mAh2470 mAh
Dimensions129.9 x 65.9 x 6.0-11.6 mm141.5 x 70.7 x 6.0-11.0142.1x72.4x6.1-11.6
Weight143 grams149 grams155 grams
Wifi802.11 b/g/n802.11 b/g/n802.11 b/g/n (2.4 GHz)
Alex Dobie
Executive Editor

Alex was with Android Central for over a decade, producing written and video content for the site, and served as global Executive Editor from 2016 to 2022.