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Moto G On Flipkart Sold In Minutes; Resumes At Noon!

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Updated: Feb 6th, 2014 | 9:30am

I have personally never seen such a craze for a phone in India. Moto g seem to have flown off Flipkart shelves. The sale started at midnight yesterday, and looks like within first few minutes all the phones were exhausted. Yes, the 16GB version was not available by 12:15, and 8GB was also sold out after some time! 

Moto g response

Even when Micromax launched their first Canvas phone, we did not see such a frenzy!

Now, if you are one of those who missed buying earlier today, worry not. Phones will be arriving back in 3 hours from now (12 noon). But given the kind of interest in this phone, I see the stock getting over immediately. So, leave everything aside and keep refreshing your Moto g buying page at 12 noon today!

Bookmark these links, so you do not have to search when the time arrives

Moto g 16GB – Rs. 13,999/-

Moto g 8GB – Rs. 12,499/-

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Updated: Feb 5th, 2014

Motorola has given Indian consumers a pleasant surprise – We had yesterday mentioned that we expect the price of Moto G to be in the region of Rs. 17,000, however they have surprised us all with their pricing. At the press event today, prices for Moto G were announced.

8GB Moto G will come for Rs. 12,999  Rs. 12,499 and 16GB Moto G will come for Rs. 14,499Rs. 13,999/-!

Its time for the likes of Samsung and Micromax to really wake up – They now have serious competition on hands. These prices are fabulous and Moto g has nearly everything that a mid-size smartphone needs. Exceptional price, great specifications, latest OS, great looks and awesome brand name… What else do you need.

I am excited and I am sure most of the other are.

Buy 16GB Moto G From Flipkart for Rs. 13,999/-

Moto g price

Buy 8GB Moto G From Flipkart for Rs. 12,499/- (coming soon)

[Note: You can start placing orders from 6th February, 12:00am. So mark your calendars]

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Moto g, the much awaited phone is finally arriving tomorrow in India. And unlike normal listing that Flipkart does for other new phones, they have created a dedicated microsite for Moto g launch.

Flipkart has also sent out press invites for the Moto G launch meet slated to be held on February 5th, when they will reveal more details about pricing, availability etc.

The Flipkart microsite for moto g boldly mentions “Exceptional Phone. Exceptional Price

Moto G phone

People who will buy Moto g on the day of the launch stand to avail some incredible offers as well that includes 70 percent off on colorful moto g covers. Buyers will also have chance to get 100% cashback for moto g purchases.

Moto G

Even though moto g will be the first phone Motorola will be launching in India, after they moved out few years back. They have already updated their list of service centers across India, incase buyers have any issues with the phone. The number of service centers are expected to grow after the launch.

Check out their service centres in various cities here.

Moto G Specifications

  • Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) upgradable to Android 4.4 (KitKat)
  • 4.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) display with 329 ppi
  • Corning Gorilla Glass protection
  • 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with Adreno 305 GPU
  • Dual SIM (Optional)
  • 5MP rear camera with LED flash
  • 1.3MP front-facing camera
  • 720p HD video recording at 30fps
  • 6.0 to 11.6 mm thick (curve) and weighs 143 grams
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • 720p HD video playback
  • 1GB RAM,
  • 8GB/16GB internal storage
  • 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, GLONASS
  • 2070 mAh battery

Moto G Price in India

In the US, unlocked vanilla Moto g phone without any customizations costs USD 179 for 8GB version and USD 199 for 16GB version. The price in India is expected to be higher given the taxes and duties levied here. In our view, with the kind of specifications Moto g boasts of, we assume the phone will be launched in the range of Rs. 17000 to Rs. 20000. Any price below Rs. 17k and Moto g becomes a must buy for anyone and everyone.

Samsung must be keenly awaiting this launch because if Moto g is priced competitively, it has potential to erode lot of their market share in mid-size smartphone segment.

So, if you have been eagerly waiting for this phone, head over to Flipkart’s microsite!

Update: Snapdeal has just sent us a press release stating that they have recorded 1000 pre-orders of the phone within first two hours of its launch on their platform. As of now,for both 8GB and 16GB phones, the listing shows “Sold Out”. I am not sure which other phone had such a demand in recent times!

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