Moto G smartphone to land in India in January, avaialable in U.S. at $179 for 8GB model

Google Motorola on Wednesday said Moto G, a budget smartphone, will be launched in India in January 2014. The price is $179 for 8GB model in the U.S.

The company did not share India price of Moto G.

Specification of Moto G includes 4.5-inch HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with quad-core CPU, and Android 4.3 Jellybean OS, etc.

low cost Moto G announced

The other markets which will see the launch include Brazil and parts of Europe, entire Latin America, Europe, Canada and parts of Asia.

It will be available in the US, India, the Middle East and more of Asia in early January. Moto G will be in more than 30 countries with 60 partners by 2014.

In the US, Moto G will be sold on Motorola.com, with no contract, no SIM lock and an unlockable bootloader for $179 with 8GB of storage and $199 for 16GB. Moto G will also be available through various carriers and retailers.

Motorola is also offering a guaranteed upgrade to Android 4.4 KitKat at the beginning of 2014.

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