Moto G hands-on: Motorola’s most popular phone gets a premium upgrade

See the original posting on The Verge

Much of the surprise surrounding the next version of the Moto G faded last week, after leaks told us nearly everything there is to know about the device. Motorola’s “cheap” phone can’t really be called low-end anymore. Like a car that got introduced as a value machine, it has steadily increased in power and features until it’s become solidly a mid-range Android phone now — one that’s still impressive.

But what does “mid-range Android phone” even mean in 2015? The ever-changing and ever-more-complicated striations in the Android market are hard to keep track of, so let’s break it down. It has a 13-megapixel camera partially borrowed from the Nexus 6, 5-inch 720p Gorilla Glass display, 2GB of RAM (in the 16GB model), a quad-core Snapdragon…

Continue reading…