Motorola's newest Moto G shows off its colors (pictures)

The third in the Moto G series, this latest effort takes hardware specs a step further, with an 8-megapixel camera and a 5-inch screen.

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The all-new Motorola Moto G

Larger and packed with better hardware, the new Motorola Moto G updates both the original Moto G from 2013, as well as this summer's Moto G 4G LTE.

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Love that dimple

A sculpted backing and characteristic dimple below the camera lens and flash make the Moto G a great in-hand fit.

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Seeking that sweet spot

Leveling-up to a 5-inch screen means the phone is larger overall.

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Take a bow

You can really see the curved backplate when gazing at the phone head-on.

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All Android

With a pure Android experience, the Moto G is uncluttered and first in line for software updates.

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Camera action

Bumping up the previous version's 5-megapixel camera to an 8-megapixel shooter is one of the new G's biggest hardware accomplishments.

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Side swipe

A slight roundness in the spines makes gripping the phone there comfortable, not sharp.

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Close-up

All your buttons are on the phone's right spine.

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Dual-SI, too

A global phone, some regions will get a dual-SIM option. In Brazil, for example, the Moto G will also have TV signal support on board.

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Pick and mix

The Moto G comes in black and white, but you can swap in colorful back plates to make it pop.

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Flip out

In addition to the usual shell casings, you can also buy an aftermarket flip cover.

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More colors!

The flip cover, too, comes in a range of saturated hues.

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Back up

The flip cover clips into the back of the phone, so it'll stay put. For even more on the Motorola Moto G, be sure to check out CNET's full review.

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