Motorola officially announced the Moto G during a live Google+ event on Wednesday. The new handset is priced for budget-conscious consumers starting at $179.99 for an off-contract, unlocked 8GB model, and $199.99 for the 16GB version.
The Moto G sports a 4.5-inch 1,280 x 720 display, a 5MP rear camera, and 1.3 front-facing camera. It is powered by 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM and a 2,070mAh battery. It will ship with Android 4.3, but Motorola promised it will receive an Android 4.4 upgrade in January 2014, which is when it also launches in the US.