The Moto G is one of the newest smartphones on the market and it has gathered a lot of attention. In this respect, Motorola has decided to go open source. This means that the big manufacturer has decided to release open source kernel files for its Moto G in order for users to take advantage of it. Now, everyone can take a look at the operating system and even download the kernel files for any kind of purpose.
Motorola Mobility has officially announced that it has released the Moto G open source files as well as other GPL files that are essential for developer purposes. As a matter of fact, they can be useful only for those who know what to do with them. In this respect, developers who want to create custom ROMs for the Moto G may take advantage of this amazing opportunity.
Those who want to download the open source files for the budget Moto G can head to the SourceForge page. It is worth mentioning the fact that this device has already been announced for an Android 4.4. KitKat update next year and the most probably is that a new set of open source files would be revealed as soon as people will be able to upgrade their devices.
For those of you who do not know, Moto G is the cheaper, scale-down version of Motorola’s flagship Moto X. even if it does not offer the same features and opportunities as its predecessor, the handset has gained a lot of popularity especially among third marketplaces. The device is available for purchase of just $180 outright. In the same time, it comes with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean out of the box.
In terms of specifications, this impressive budget-friendly device is sporting a 4.5-inch touch screen with a resolution of 720 x 1280 and 16 GB of internal storage. In what concerns its performance, it is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor, an Adreno 305 GPU and 1 GB of RAM. As far as the camera is concerned, the handset is provided with a 5 MP rear-facing camera and a 1.3 MP front-facing camera.