Motorola Moto G (3rd gen)

Specifications
Motorola Moto G (3rd gen)
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  • 5.0" 720x1280 pixels
  • 13MP 1080p
  • 1/2GB RAM Snapdragon 410
  • 2470mAh Li-Ion
Released 2015, July 155g, 11.6mm thickness Android 5.1.1, up to 6.0 8GB/16GB storage, microSDHC
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Also known as Motorola Moto G (Gen 3), Motorola Moto G3

Network
Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  CDMA 800 / 1900 - XT1548
3G bands HSDPA 900 / 2100 - XT1541
  HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - XT1540
  HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 - XT1548
4G bands 1, 3, 7, 8, 20 - XT1541
  2, 4, 5, 7, 17 - XT1540
  2, 4, 5, 12, 17, 25, 26, 41 - XT1548
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2015, July. Released 2015, July
Status Discontinued
Body
Dimensions 142.1 x 72.4 x 11.6 mm (5.59 x 2.85 x 0.46 in)
Weight 155 g (5.47 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3), plastic back, plastic frame
SIM Micro-SIM
 IPX7 water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
Display
Type IPS LCD
Size 5.0 inches, 68.9 cm2 (~67.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~294 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Platform
OS Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 (28 nm)
CPU Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 306
Memory
Card slot microSDHC (dedicated slot)
Internal 8GB 1GB RAM, 16GB 2GB RAM
 eMMC 4.5
Main Camera
Single 13 MP, f/2.0, AF
Features Dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps, HDR
Selfie Camera
Single 5 MP, f/2.2
Features Auto-HDR
Video
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC No
Radio FM radio
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Features
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity
Battery
Type Li-Ion 2470 mAh, non-removable
Misc
Colors Black, White
Models XT1541, XT1540, XT1548, Moto G3
SAR 1.06 W/kg (head)     1.13 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.68 W/kg (head)     0.60 W/kg (body)    
Price About 170 EUR
Tests
Performance Basemark X: 1866
Display Contrast ratio: 1009:1 (nominal), 2.026 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 75dB / Noise 69dB / Ring 75dB
Audio quality Noise -91.5dB / Crosstalk -92.6dB
Battery life Endurance rating 76h

User opinions and reviews

  • Anonymous

Installed Lineage os 17.1 on my 6 year old moto g3. My experience is so far so good. Now my device is running Android 10. Is Android 11 available for this device? Wanted to try.

  • Anonymous

I too own moto g3 from 2015. Hows the battery life after installing custom ROM?

  • Anonymous

I'm still using mine too this day. It's my main phone and it's decent for Discord, Instagram, YouTube, and simple apps like that. Anything demanding of the processor and it heats up like the inside of a car on a hot summer day. The bat...

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