Motorola Moto G Specifications and Features

Motorola Moto G boasts a beautiful 4.5” capacitive touchscreen with a high resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels (326 ppi pixel density). The display looks bright and colorful. Images look crisp with sufficient amount of detail. It brings you a great viewing experience. As a protection from scratches and any further damages, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 is applied to the screen. The touchscreen is quite responsive and fun to use, especially with the presence of multitouch support. Of course there are also standard features like Accelerometer and Proximity sensor.

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The Moto G uses Android v4.3 (Jelly Bean) operating system. It can be upgraded to v4.4 (KitKat). To support its performance, the phone relies on a Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 processor, Adreno 305 GPU, and 1 GB of RAM. It is quite responsive without any serious lags. 8/16 GB of internal storage (optional) is available to accommodate your data and multimedia files. Unfortunately, there is no memory card slot that can be used to expand the storage capacity. The connectivity features consist of Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot; Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP; and microUSB v2.0.

A 5 MP camera is attached on the rear side of the phone. It has some features like autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama, and video recording capability (720p@30fps). You can also find a secondary 1.3 MP camera on the front panel that can be used for video calling. Other features are also available in this phone such as: Digital compass; Email; Push Email; Instant Messaging; HTML5; FM radio; GPS with A-GPS support and GLONASS; SNS integration; Google Drive (50 GB storage); Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic; MP3/AAC+/WAV/Flac player; MP4/H.263/H.264 player; Organizer; Photo viewer/editor; Document viewer; Google Search; Maps; Gmail; YouTube; Google Talk; Picasa; Voice memo/dial; Predictive text input; and more.

Dimensions: 129.9 x 65.9 x 11.6 mm (5.11 x 2.59 x 0.46 in)
Weight: 143 g (5.04 oz)

Hard Reset Motorola Moto G to Restore the Default Settings

Factory Data Reset is a tool used to remove everything that was imported, added or installed on the device. Keep in mind, when using this feature everything is deleted. 
To hard reset your Motorola Moto G:

1.  Touch Image
2.  Touch Settings
3.  Touch Backup & reset
4.  Touch Factory Data Reset
5.  Touch Reset Phone


If you are unable to access the phone’s menu to perform the standard reset you can attempt an external factory reset.


  • When using this feature; everything is deleted from the device.
  • Reset will require a minimum battery level of 25%. If you are unable to perform a reset, please charge for 20-30 minutes and tryreset again.
  1. With the phone powered off, press the VOL DOWN KEY for 2-3 seconds then POWER key then release.
  2. The device will display different BOOT OPTIONS.
  3. Use the VOL DOWN Key to SCROLL to Recovery and VOL UP Key to select Tip: If the device reboots, you may have waited to long to make a selection, you will need to begin the process again.
  4. The device will display the Motorola logo and then the Android in distress ( logo with Exclamation mark).
  5. Press and hold the VOL UP key for 10-15 seconds. While still holding the VOL UP key tap and release the POWER key. Tip: You can try this step, holding the phone in landscape. If you are stuck on step 6, try a force reboot by pressing the Power key and Vol Down key, and start the process again.
  6. The device will display additional menu options (Text will appear in BLUE).
  7. Use the VOL DOWN Key to scroll to Wipe data / factory reset and the POWER Key to select this option.
  8. Use the VOL DOWN key again to select YES – delete all user data and press the POWER key to CONFIRM.
  9. Once the Formatting is complete, press the POWER key to confirm a REBOOT.
  10. The device will reboot and start the normal power up sequence

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