Moto G (2015) was launched a few months ago offering some of the best specs on a mid-range smartphone, giving you value for your money. Even now there a still a number of reasons you should consider buying it in 2016.

1. A more affordable price

When it was unveiled, the Moto G (2015) disappointed many due to the fact that it was more expensive compared to its predecessor. The Moto G 3rd generation device was worth US$179, with the 16GB Moto Maker version going up to US$219. A few months since, the price differences are no longer noticeable.

Presently, the Moto G 8GB version is worth £129 from esteemed sellers in the UK regions. It is also available to customers at various affordable monthly plans and the Moto Maker variant even boasts a reduced price of £149 down from £159.

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2. The design is still trendy

With every launch, smartphones seem to embody a more stylish design than their predecessors. A few months later, even though the Moto G (2015) isn’t complemented with the leather or wood build design of its more expensive counterpart the Moto X Pure Edition, its still looks as good looking and current with its plastic design.

3. A really good Motorola software

Most developers go through the trouble of calibrating the stock Android, however the same can’t be done to the Motorola software version. The pre-loaded Moto apps are actually really useful, great gesture controls such as a karate-chop to turn on the flashlight.

That aside, you also get stock Android Lollipop without excessive bloatware.

4. The camera is quite awesome

Not much is expected from mid-range smartphones in the camera department, but the Moto exceeds expectations offering a decent camera app. Its 13MP main camera comes with functions such as HDR, a burst mode, excellent focus effects and a macro mode.

While the latest and more expensive device options may offer more megapixels, it is worth noting that in the world of cameras its not a matter of the number of pixels but rather the results the your device produces. The Moto G offers well above its range in the camera category.

5. It has a microSD slot

MicroSD support is a highly sort after feature in the Android smartphone market, and with its elimination from major high-end variants, it is a nice treat when we get to see it on a exceptional phone like Moto G (2015).

This means you won’t have to rely entirely on your internal storage to save all your device’s apps and data, you have the advantage of expanding it with an SD card.

6. Its specs are still really great

Though, the mid-range Moto G model doesn’t lead in benchmark scores, it is actually perfectly adequate for standard apps, gaming, navigating between apps, browsing the internet, capturing photos and videos.

Equipped with a 5-inch LCD display, it delivers a solid 1280 x 720 pixel resolution with 294 ppi. It bundles a quad core Snapdragon 410 processor clocked at 1.4GHz, it comes with two models, one with a RAM of 1GB and another with 2GB. Also, its 2,470 mAh battery capacity can last you a full day with normal usage without need for a recharge.

What do love the most about the Moto G (2015)? Let us know in the comments.

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