Motorola officially announced the all new Moto G (2015) to replace the older Moto G (2014). Motorola has launched the newer device with several improvements over last year’s model.

The Moto G (2014) is still quite popular and it is now available at a discount, $179 and $219 for 8GB and 16GB, respectively. Here are the major differences between the newer and older models:

Water-Resistant Construction

The Motorola Moto G (2015) is an IPX7 certified device that makes it a water-resistant handset. However, such a feature was not made available on the older model.

Moto Maker

For the first time, Motorola has introduced Moto Maker customization for its Moto G range on its 2015 model. Users will not only have the chance to personalize the look of the handset by using replaceable rear covers but also fully customize the handset online before purchasing it.

Improved Processor

The Moto G (2014) features the older Snapdragon 400 chip that produces a clocking speed of 1.2 GHz through its quad-core processor. However, the newer Moto G is powered by the improved Snapdragon 410 SoC.

RAM Variants

The Moto G (2015) has been launched in two RAM variants. The 8GB variant of the handset will come with 1GB of RAM.  The 16GB model comes with 2GB of RAM.

The older Moto G (2014) came with 8 megapixel camera. However, the new device has come with major improvement in this segment as it is flanked with a 13 MP camera that is enabled with dual-LED flash. Also, instead of the 2 MP frontal camera of Moto G (2014), it now features a better 5 MP camera.


The Motorola Moto G (2014) is packed with a 2,070 mAh battery. The new Moto G is equipped with a 2,470 mAh battery.

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