Top 5 Best New Moto G Accessories

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(Motorola)

The Moto G is a top-rated smartphone that is praised for its design, usability, and special features. If you just purchased a new, 2nd edition Moto G smartphone, these items are the perfect accessories to add to your collection. Read on to see which items made our list of the best Moto G accessories.


1. Motorola HK250 Universal Bluetooth Headset

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(Motorola)

This universal Bluetooth headset from Motorola is reasonably priced. It also features an impressive range, multipoint technology, and all-day talk time. If you’re on the go for work, or just busy shuttling the kids around to after school activities, this headset is great.

Buy it here.


Pros:
  • Works with a phone up to 300 feet away
  • 7.5 hours of talk time, 10 days of standby time
  • Easily switch between business and personal phone lines
  • Includes noise reduction technology
  • Ideal for streaming music or gaming

  • Cons:
  • Fit is not secure enough for running or cycling
  • Some user reviews indicate 300 foot distance is less in real-world tests
  • Occasionally drops calls
  • Despite efforts to make it comfy, some users say this headset is still uncomfortable
  • Other headsets have superior battery life

  • 2. Pebble Smartwatch

    Get a closer look at this watch in the video above.

    While the natural pairing with the Moto G is arguably the new Moto 360 smartwatch, the Pebble has had longer to iron out the kinks. You’ll love the Pebble’s elegant lines and customizable faces. Plus, the Pebble syncs with a ton of apps you probably already use. The Pebble also makes a gift because it strides the line between fashion and functionality.

    Incidentally, we’re giving away a Pebble smartwatch. Click here for more info on our Pebble giveaway, which ends on October 15th, 2014.

    Buy it here.


    Pros:
  • Available in five color options
  • Battery can go up to to seven days between charges
  • Works with a variety of fitness, music, and notification apps
  • User-friendly
  • Tons of customization options

  • Cons:
  • No mic
  • Works best with Android devices with Android 4.0 and up
  • You may have to pay for some apps to get the most out of the watch
  • Some user reviews indicate customer support is so-so
  • Bluetooth connectivity can sometimes be spotty

  • 3. Kroo Wristlet for Motorola Moto G (2014)

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    (Kroo)

    Kroo cases are a great choice for women who want a purse or wristlet that lets them carry their phone, cards, and cash all in once place. The left side of this wristlet houses your Moto G, while additional slots and compartments let you stash cards, ID cards, cash, coins, or other trinkets. There are many color options available, which is great news for people who like to coordinate their phone case with their outfit.

    Buy it here.


    Pros:
  • Available in eight different colors/patterns
  • Ample storage
  • Snap closure feels more secure than magnetic one
  • Relatively inexpensive
  • Slim profile

  • Cons:
  • Only has room for two cards in slots (plus one viewing window for ID)
  • Wristlet may not shut securely if you overstuff the wallet
  • Price can increase depending on case style
  • Some women may not feel this has enough storage for other extras like makeup
  • Zipper hardware may not be to all tastes

  • 4. Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker

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    (Bose)

    Bose is one of the most respected names in audio, but that prestige does come with a hefty price tag. This portable speaker is a great way to listen to your music on the go, without sacrificing quality and richness. A soft speaker cover is also available, which further protects the speaker.

    Buy it here.


    Pros:
  • Seven hours of battery life
  • Portable design
  • Soft cover accessory available in multiple colors
  • Wonderful audio tone
  • Lightweight, weighing about 1.5 pounds

  • Cons:
  • Not waterproof or water-resistant, so use with caution outside
  • Battery takes three full hours to recharge
  • Customization controls are somewhat limited
  • Battery level indicator not robust
  • Case and grill are prone to scratches

  • 5. Powerbeats Headphones by Dr. Dre

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    (Beats Audio)

    Powerbeats by Dr. Dre are the ideal headphones for running, or for pretty much any other athletic pursuit. These headphones were designed by Dr. Dre, in concert with none other than LeBron James…so you know they stand up to the demands of athletes. They’re a bit pricey, but they really are the best option for active people who like to listen to music while they work out. If you plan on hitting the gym with your new Moto G, this is a great pair of earbuds to take with you.

    Buy it here.


    Pros:
  • Available in six cool colors
  • Sweat-resistant material
  • Comes with three different ear tips
  • Cord-based controls
  • Designed to pump clear bass at any volume, while letting in ambient traffic noise

  • Cons:
  • Expensive
  • Design provides snug fit, but some people dislike the over-ear look
  • Some user reviews indicate headphones are prone to breakage
  • Some user reviews complain about sound quality
  • Could benefit from additional waterproofing to increase durability

  • Considering getting someone an electronics gift? Check out our Gifts section for tons of great gift recommendations, or visit our ultimate guides to the best gifts for women and best gifts for men.


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