Flipkart Touts 'Last Stock of Moto G' Ahead of Expected Moto G2 Launch

Flipkart Touts 'Last Stock of Moto G' Ahead of Expected Moto G2 Launch
Motorola is expected to announce the successor to the popular Moto G smartphone at a pre-IFA event on September 4. The company has also confirmed an India event on September 5 in New Delhi that will follow the global announcement.

(Also see: Moto G Review | Pictures)

Now, Motorola's exclusive online partner, Flipkart, is claiming that the 'last stock of [the] Moto G 16GB', priced at Rs. 11,999, is now available on the ecommerce site. Notably, the 8GB version of the Moto G recently went out of stock a few days ago and the inventory has not been replenished till now.


All this is almost definitely a sign that the next-generation Moto G is due to arrive soon. Instead of treating Flipkart's announcement as the last chance to buy the Moto G, we'd recommend users wait for a while for the next-generation smartphone to make its way to the country. There are some caveats however - the recent discount of Rs. 2,000 makes the 16GB variant that's available a better deal than ever, and the new smartphone may launch at a slightly higher price, or, with specifications that don't justify (contrary to a few leaks) the higher price.

The Moto G's successor, believed to be dubbed Moto G2 (or Moto G+1), has been making the rounds of the Internet in numerous leaks, and was most recently reported to be hitting store shelves on September 10- soon after the IFA event.

(Also see: Asus ZenFone 5 vs. Motorola Moto G: Value for Money Face-Off)

The alleged Moto G2 is said to come with some major upgrades in terms of hardware, such as a 5-inch HD display when compared to 4.5-inch HD display seen on the Moto G. Other rumoured specifications of the alleged Moto G2 include a Snapdragon 400 chipset with a quad-core 1.2GHz Cortex-A7 CPU; an Adreno 305 GPU; 1GB of RAM; an 8-megapixel rear camera; 2-megapixel front camera; 8GB of internal storage, and Android 4.4.4 KitKat.

(Also see: Motorola to Launch 8 New Smartphones Ahead of Christmas: Report)

It's worth mentioning that Moto G has been one of the most popular handsets in Motorola's smartphone lineup in India, closely followed by the Moto E. Moto G sales helped the company to overtake Nokia (now operated by Microsoft) to become the fourth-largest smartphone vendor in India in terms of units shipped in the quarter-ended June, according to a report by market research company Canalys.

The Moto G landed in India in February, while it was globally unveiled in November.

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  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Excellent pricing
  • Runs Android 4.4.2, the most recent version
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Display 4.50-inch
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
Front Camera 1.3-megapixel
Rear Camera 5-megapixel
Storage 8GB
Battery Capacity 2070mAh
OS Android 4.3
Resolution 720x1280 pixels

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