Moto G 2nd Generation review

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Review Overview
  • Design8
  • Build quality8
  • Performance8.5
  • Price10
Total Score8.6

The second generation Moto G is arguably the best bang for your buck if you are looking for a mid range smartphone.

 

Display:

The Moto G 2nd generations 5″ display is arguably the most defining feature of the phone, because I personally think that 5 inches is a perfect screen size not just for the Moto G but for any smartphone. It has decent viewing angles and does the job for most people.

 Design:

There isn’t much changed when it comes to design, because it has the same design as the first generation Moto G. This phone has a very simple and understated design making it very comfortable to hold in the hand, so if you held a first generation Moto G and you loved it, you will love this phone even better. The only striking difference is that the second generation Moto G has two front facing speakers. Even though the second generation Moto G has a 5″ screen the phone feels very light to hold in the hand when compared to the first generation Moto G.

 Camera:

The second generation Moto G’s camera has been bumped up to a 8 MP rear facing camera and a 2 MP front facing camera. Although shots taken during the day looks great, the second generation Moto G struggles when it comes to low light performance. Below are some of the shots taken straight from the second generation Moto G’s camera, so judge the picture quality for yourself.

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Performance:

Since the second generation Moto G has near stock android, running applications and switching between apps is really smooth. I personally haven’t noticed any lag during my usage. With the android L update, I’m pretty sure the device will run much smoother and it will improve the overall experience. Below is the video comparing both the first generation and second generation Moto G, have a look,

 

Battery:

The battery life of Moto G is one of the most surprising thing about the phone since Motorola have decided to include the same battery as that of the first generation Moto G. Although I was able to survive almost a day on full charge, I seriously doubt whether I will be able to do so with heavy usage.

 

Krishna sai prasad