No Grip Shells for Motorola Moto G 3rd Gen : Motorola


So yesterday Motorola lunched their two most anticipated devices, Moto G and the Moto X. If you remember the Motorola Moto G/ Moto E 1st Generation, they used to have grip shells which used to give a bumper case like protection without increasing the thickness of the device. Sadly with the coming of Moto G Second Gen they stopped the production of Grip shells, According to the company, they had not sold them enough but after the launch their were a lot of queries about it and their were several requests made for the Grip Shell. Motorola then had confirmed that they will make grip shells for Motorola Moto G 3rd gen. When the company was launching the new device yesterday, they mentioned about the 10 swappable back covers and 5 flip shells, their was no mention of the grip shells. Later the in the questionare the company confirmed that their will be no grip shells.

Moto Shells for Moto G

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The Moto G comes in two colours, black and white, and the back cover can easily be changed to 10 different colours. This time the back of the is rubberized and has a linear texture which you see in the picture above. The Moto G 3rd Generation comes in 2 variants, one with 8GB internal storage and 1GB RAM and the other one with 16GB Internal Storage and 2GB RAM. The Price difference is around 40$ in US while just Rs. 1000 in India.

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A 5-inch 720p display adorns the front of the smartphone, and it’s protected by Gorilla Glass 3. The Snapdragon 410 provides computing power with a 1.4GHz quad-core processor and Adreno 306 GPU inside. You get LTE support, as well as the obligatory Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS. The smartphone boots the latest Android 5.1.1 too, so no surprises here either.

The primary camera is a 13MP unit, aided by a dual-LED dual-tone flash. On the front, there’s a 5MP selfie shooter.

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The Motorola Moto G (3rd gen) measures 142.1 x 72.4 x 11.6mm, though the thickness does go down to 6.1mm towards the edges. It weighs 155g, and Motorola have upped battery capacity to 2,470mAh, compared to the 2,070mAh of the predecessor.

Perhaps what’s most important in terms of hardware, is the IPx7 certification, which makes the handset capable of surviving after being submerged in up to 1m of water for up to 30 minutes.

Do let us know what you think about the Moto g in the comment section below.

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5 Responses

  1. Grip shells would be sorely missed in the moto g3. Had a couple of grip shells for my moto g and really were great. could you suggest some good after market cases for the g3?

    1. I too miss the grip shells, for the after marker cases I will suggest you to wait for a while so that more companies manufacture case for the Moto G 3rd Gen

    2. I agree man, I will suggest you to wait for some time so as more and more companies start to make Cases for Moto G 3rd gen. If i get one for myself, i will surely let you know 🙂

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