Where to get Motorola’s Moto G (2015) in Canada (Updated)

Motorola Moto G (2015)Motorola earlier this week unveiled its latest smartphones. The first to launch in Canada will be the latest iteration of the inexpensive Moto G which the company first introduced back in 2013.

Much as last year’s Moto G improved on the original model with a few key hardware upgrades, the latest model improves on last year’s with better front and rear cameras, a larger battery and making it water resistant (with an IPX7 rating).

Moto G (2015) specifications:

  • Processor: 1.4GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916)
  • Operating system: Google Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
  • Cellular connectivity (XT1540): LTE (2, 4, 5, 7, 12, 17), UMTS/HSPA+ (850, 1700/AWS, 1900, 2100 MHz), GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
  • Other connectivity: 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 LE
  • Location services: GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou
  • Display: 5-inch HD (1280×720 / 294 ppi) with Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Internal storage: 8GB / 16GB
  • External storage: MicroSD cards up to 32GB
  • Rear-facing camera: 13MP
  • Front-facing camera: 5MP
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity
  • Battery:2470mAh
  • Dimensions: 142.1 × 72.4 × 6.1-11.6 millimeters
  • Weight: 155 grams
  • Colours: Black or white with optional Motorola Shells available in a variety of colors
  • Other: Water-resistant (IPX7)

The third generation Moto G will launch in Canada on July 31st with Bell Mobility, Koodo, TELUS Mobility and Virgin Mobile. Wind Mobile will also be carrying but the launch will follow in a few weeks.

Exact pricing has not been announced but expect the Moto G (2015) to be available for about CA$200 outright or free with a two-year contract.

Update (7/31/2015): The Moto G (2015) is now available in Canada (only in black so far) and here is the official pricing:

Motorola Moto G (2015)