Posts tagged with: Motorola

Motorola was founded in 1928 and started off making mostly radio related products. They have since evolved into one of the largest mobile phone brands around. In 2005, the company's RAZR line of phones sold over 120 million units making them the second largest mobile device company at the time. Motorola currently makes Android smartphones with their own Blur UI. Thier DROID series of smartphones, which launched in October 2009 has become very popular. Read on for the latest Motorola news, reviews and videos:

  • by |

    Motorola's family of Moto-series smartphones has always been defined by its price points. From the Moto E at the most affordable end of things, options extended all the way up to the Moto X, leaving the Moto G squarely in the middle. But this year Motorola's complicated things with the addition of a new Moto X option, the Moto X Play. With slightly less capable hardware than the Moto X Style (and a correspondingly lower price tag), the Play creates a new rung on the Moto phone ladder; so where does that leave the Moto G? Even with the arrival of a new mid-priced option, the Moto G isn't ...

    Share
    Read On
  • by |

    It's a new day and there's a new device (or two or three) to cover, this time from Motorola. You might've heard some fantastical bargain driving from the press releases today, akin to the OnePlus 2's cover charge. Both the Moto X Style and the Moto X Play are coming below the 400 USD threshold. The Moto G is hovering around 200 USD for both of its models. Ever since the original Moto X in 2013, Motorola has been undercutting larger OEMs in terms of price. We like that around here. But you know what else we really like? Picking up street cred for some sick as heck stylins', bro. Seriously, ...

    Share
    Read On
  • by |

    We already knew that today would be a day doubly full of Motorola goodness, expecting both a new Moto X and new Moto G, but Motorola has gone ahead and doubled that double, bringing us not one, but two new Moto X smartphones. On one hand we have the indisputably flagship-level Moto X Style, arriving in the US as the Moto X Pure Edition. Packing a phablet-sized display and some very respectable silicon, the handset establishes a new top spot for the Moto X family. But just what sort of hardware comes together to make up a phone like this? Come with us as we take a look at a full spec ...

    Share
    Read On
  • by |

    The stars of today's Motorola event are undeniably the company's new smartphones: the Moto X Style, Moto X Play, and new Moto G. And while we didn't get anything like a new Moto 360 as part of today's announcements, we're not going home empty handed on the accessory front, as Motorola introduces a couple new wireless headsets, the Moto Pulse and the Moto Surround. Moto Pulse is a traditional-looking pair of headphones, featuring a fold-flat earcup design for easy traveling. The wireless Bluetooth connection should be good for up to eighteen hours on a charge, and Motorola's giving Pulse a ...

    Share
    Read On
  • by |

    For a series of phones that leaked as heavily as they did, the new Motorola Androids still managed to deliver one decent surprise, as the new Moto X turned out to be two phones: the Moto X Style and the Moto X Play. With the addition of the new Moto G, the three handsets offer shoppers a nice spectrum of performance and feature options, across a range of price points. And this year, Motorola's welcoming its new family of Moto phones with a special treat, allowing users to customize all three in the Moto Maker. It used to be that if you wanted the best customization choices for your ...

    Share
    Read On
  • by |

    That "XGX" on the invitations for today's Motorola event is finally starting to make sense. We wondered if we'd be seeing the launch of two new Moto X phones in addition to the new Moto G, and Motorola's already made it clear that it's doing things a little differently this year, announcing the 5.7-inch Moto X Style. Well that's one X; what about the other? This year Motorola has two new Moto X models for us, and in addition to the Moto X Style, it's introducing the Moto X Play. Remember those rumors about a Moto X with killer battery life? The Moto X Play promises up to two days of ...

    Share
    Read On
  • by |

    The day has come when we can finally put an end to rumors, leaks, reports, and our anticipation, as Motorola has finally unveiled its first phone for today, the Moto X Style (the Moto X Play is the second Moto X variant for this year). Contrary to last year, and the year before, Motorola has decided to introduce not one, but two versions of the Moto X. The Moto X Style is what we're looking at. The Moto X Style features a 5.7-inch Quad HD display, and is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 808 processor, just like the LG G4 flagship. This SoC is a six-core chip and is clocked at 1.8GHz. ...

    Share
    Read On
  • by |

    Motorola's got the Moto G 2015 officially unveiled in India before its introduction at the New York event that's about to happen in an hour or so, at 9a Eastern, today. We think it's safe to assume that whatever information we're seeing regarding the Moto G 2015, will apply to the phone that will be subject, among others, of the NYC event. As some of the leaks suggested, the Moto G 2015 features a five-inch display with 720p resolution (294PPI), a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC clocked at 1.4GHz, 1GB and 2GB of RAM versions, 8GB and 16GB storage options, both expandable via ...

    Share
    Read On
  • by |

    We have got a busy day ahead of us in the smartphone world, with major launches from two Android OEMs just hours away. OnePlus may be first on the agenda with the launch of the OnePlus 2, streaming live in VR tonight starting at 10pm EDT, but just hours later Motorola is broadcasting an announcement of its own, and while the company is keeping a tighter lid on things than OnePlus, we're almost certainly about to see the launch of a new Moto X and new Moto G model. Come with us as we take a few minutes looking at what we've heard so far, and thinking about what hardware we're likely to see ...

    Share
    Read On
  • by |

    Tomorrow's Motorola event will be here soon, and before that announcement even gets here (bright and early tomorrow morning), we'll be stopping back in with all the rumors and leaks we've heard so far to bring you up to speed on  what to expect. Prior to us getting to that rumor round-up, though, we've got at least one more fresh entry to share with you, as some new details arrive about new Moto X hardware. Considering how many leaks have focused on the new Moto G rather than the Moto X, this is a nice bit of last-minute catch-up. While earlier Moto X leaks have show off the physical form ...

    Share
    Read On
  • by |

    In these images you can allegedly see a Moto G 2015 unboxed early. With all the recent leaks around the soon-to-become official smartphone, we have no reason to doubt the veracity of these stills. The phone has been heavily leaked, from pictures, to rumors, from its looks and Moto Maker options, down to its specs. You can find everything here, in our dedicated Moto G 2015 hub. The box shown, despite having its text in Portuguese (so probably either a European local version, or a Brazilian unit) features a black unit with a blue and green cover (Motorola Shells), and, as you can see in the ...

    Share
    Read On
  • by |

    For all we've heard about Motorola's third-gen Moto G, which by all accounts will launch on Tuesday, there are still a few big unanswered questions. Considering how the Moto G is positioned as a more affordable alternative to the Moto X, pricing is a big factor that will help dictate the phone's ultimate success, but so far we haven't had a great sense for just how much the phone might end up costing. Would it follow in the footsteps of the first two Moto G models, priced at just about $180 at launch? This evening, a new carrier leak attempts to answer that question. So far our best ...

    Share
    Read On
  • by |

    Are these Motorola smartphone leaks ever going to slow down? With the week drawing to a close, next Tuesday's Motorola event is practically upon us, and they're showing no signs of slowing down. After a couple days of retailers accidentally publishing promotional materials early, and in-store carrier displays leaking, we're back in good ol' fashioned hands-on territory this morning, as we have the opportunity to check out some brand new pics of the 2015 Moto G in the flesh. Besides just offering us some very nice images of the handset, the source behind these pics provides some brief ...

    Share
    Read On
  • by |

    The Moto X is one of the most universally liked smartphones in the tech space. It's affordable, the software is close to stock with some compelling added features, and it's the most customizable phone money can buy (at least, until Project Ara hits the market). You can choose your own backing and accent colors, add a message to the boot screen, engrave your name or favorite phrase onto the back, and even train it to answer to your own voice or launch phrase. All of this makes the Moto X feel tailor-made just for you, but it makes you wonder ... would the Moto X still receive all of its ...

    Share
    Read On
  • by |

    Motorola is almost certainly launching the new Moto G next week, but from all appearances the mid-ranger's been doing everything in its power to break cover in advance of its formal arrival. We've seen no shortage of leaks in the weeks leading up to the manufacturer's July 28 event, and this afternoon we've got another big one to share with you, as one retailer (seemingly accidentally) publishes a new Moto G promo video just a few days early. Brazilian retailer Americanas has already yanked the clip off YouTube, but not before it was able to be copied. As a result, we've managed to pick up ...

    Share
    Read On
  • by |

    Earlier this month, AT&T users with the first-gen Moto X started receiving a long-overdue update, bringing Android 5.1 Lollipop to their phones. Considering how the last major update was in November, and left the phone still running KitKat, this was a major step forward,. However, something seemed to have gone wrong, and back on Monday AT&T announced that it was temporarily suspending distribution of the update. Presumably, there was something wrong with the code, but at the time no one who knew for sure seemed to be sharing any details. The update's still not back on just yet, but ...

    Share
    Read On
  • by |

    Just a short while ago we were treated to this 2015 Moto X leak -- revealing the front-facing flash for selfies, and containing a strange report on a purported fingerprint scanner, and its weird placing -- and now we're looking at its cheaper sibling, the 2015 Moto G (after a previous carrier leak detailing specs and waterproofing). We first heard about the 2015 Moto Maker with the occasion of a July 14 Evan Blass leak, and today's report seems to confirm what we've previously heard, and shed some light on additional details. There's no way in verifying whether we're looking at an ...

    Share
    Read On
  • by |

    Update: A couple of pictures (renders) surfaced showing off what appears to be a gold/champagne and white color combination of the 2015 Moto X. Find it at the bottom! Motorola has a special event scheduled for July 28, and, while we know to expect an announcement, we don't really know how many phones there will be. The more optimistic claim we'll see the 2015 Moto X, 2015 Moto G, and a ruggedized version of the Moto X, while the skeptical believe that only the 2015 Moto G will see the light of day, judging by the low count of 2015 Moto X leaks. For the latter, we present you with a 2015 ...

    Share
    Read On
  • by |

    Motorola's Moto G began life as a 4.5-inch smartphone, but for its second generation with saw the handset grow to a 5.0-incher. We've been looking forward to the third-gen Moto G for months now, and the past few weeks have been jam-packed with all manner of leaks, hoping to give us an early look at the phone – leaks that have been quite consistent in establishing that the 5.0-inch screen size was returning for this year's model. While we probably won't get official word until Motorola's event next week, today we pick up some very formal-looking evidence, as a leaked display card from a ...

    Share
    Read On
  • by |

    The new Motorola Moto G has been one of the most leaked phones in recent memory, popping up in pic after pic as we look forward to Motorola's launch event next week. Recently, we've been seeing those leaks expand to cover some premature retailer listings, and shared one such posting with you overnight. But as shouldn't be too surprising when we've got an unannounced device like this, not everyone agrees on all the specifics, and this afternoon we're checking out yet another Moto G 2015 retailer page, this one painting a very different picture of the smartphone. Didn't love the Snapdragon ...

    Share
    Read On
  • by |

    We only need to put up with 2015 Moto X and 2015 Moto G rumors, reports, and leaks, for about a week or so, as Motorola is holding a special event on July 28, where we will hopefully see both aforementioned phones, and maybe even a ruggedized version of the 2015 Moto X, dubbed the Moto X Sport. Until then, however, we take what we can get, and this report seems to unveil some 2015 Moto G specs. The information has been published on Spanish retailer FNAC's website, but still, we advise you to treat it with skepticism, despite matching some of the information from previous reports. We ...

    Share
    Read On
  • by |

    As we mentioned a little earlier today when checking out one of the latest leaks of upcoming Motorola smartphone hardware, despite the Moto X being arguably the more exciting of the handsets we're looking forward to, the new Moto G has been positively dominating the leaks that have arrived to date. That continues to be true this afternoon, as we take a look at a couple pics of what's reportedly a new Moto G store dummy unit, one that gives us a peak at the phone's defenses against environmental onslaught. The existing Moto G, you may remember, offers water resistance, and while the ...

    Share
    Read On
  • by |

    Motorola's upcoming July 28 event is all over our thoughts this week, especially as we look to pick up any last-minute leaks helping to prepare our expectations for the company's announcements. And while we're certainly looking forward to a nice selection of smartphones, what about other mobile products? Despite how much we might like to see a new Moto 360, that's still very much a long shot, but there's one accessory that now definitely looks like it will be making an appearance, as a newly revised Moto Hint wireless earbud make an early debut. It may look just like the first Moto Hint, ...

    Share
    Read On
  • by |

    In just over a week, on July 28, Motorola's holding an event that all indications point to being its launch platform for new smartphone hardware - and specifically we're expecting to see the company introduce the new Moto X and new Moto G. Of the two, it's this year's Moto G that's found itself the star of the majority of recent Motorola leaks, including some recent hands-on pics, and we've been left with a pretty strong sense of what to expect from the smartphone. Today we add to all that unofficial info with some data from a much more formal source, while also getting new corroboration ...

    Share
    Read On
  • by |

    And "tweak, tweak, tweak" go the little mouses at Motorola. Skeumorphs, component and material orders, machine settings, marketing plans, Motorola. We are expecting a bevy of new devices from the Lenovo subsidiary including updates to its flagship Moto X series and the affordable Moto G and Moto E lineups. Another two phones have shown up as slight tweaks of the aforementioned: the Moto X Sport and the Moto G Nuevo. Keeping in mind that Motorola has also has another Verizon-incentivized Droid phone on the way. The company might be able to rebadge it as an international powerhouse as it has ...

    Share
    Read On
Mobile Version