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Unnamed Motorola Phone Sports the Snapdragon 835, Demoes Sprint’s Gigabit LTE

Due to some production limitations of the Snapdragon 835 this early in the year, a lot of the smartphones showcased at MWC 2017 were using Qualcomm's Snapdragon 821 SoC. Many were upset at the news that LG's main flagship of the year would be using an SoC from last year. They were essentially forced into...

Lenovo is Ditching their “Moto by Lenovo” Branding Plans, Reintroducing “Motorola” Name

When Lenovo first acquired Motorola from Google, the company said they were proud of what Motorola had been able to achieve over the years. Lenovo said they didn't want to mess with the inner workings of Motorola and just wanted to introduce them into markets around the world where their products were not being sold....

Motorola Announces an Alexa Mod, a Gamepad Mod, a Wireless Charging Mod, and More

At Mobile World Congress 2017, Motorola unveiled a plethora of new additions to its Moto Mod family, including an Alexa Mod, a Gamepad Mod, and a Wireless Charging Mod. Motorola also took this time to tease a few interesting Mod prototypes to boot. During the press conference, Dan Dery, Motorola's head of Moto Mods, re-iterated the...

Lenovo Unveils Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus with New Metal Designs

The Moto G Line has been one of the engines driving Motorola's and Lenovo's growth, with remarkable success in developing countries and growing markets, including my hometown of Argentina. Now, a design choice aims to elevate the Moto G5 above the rest of budget-friendly crowd. Hardware Specifications Moto G5 Moto G5 Plus Display   5-inch LCD (1920x1080, 441ppi)   5.2-inch LCD (1920x1080, 424ppi) Processor Snapdragon 430 1.4GHz...

Lenovo Shares Details of Moto Mods and Compatibility Roadmap

When it was revealed that the LG G5 would have module support, it made a lot of people get hyped about the smartphone. This also made a lot of people wonder just how long they would be supported by LG smartphones too. LG's modules, and even the Moto Mod ones, are expensive accessories and the value...

Rumored Photo and Specifications of the Moto G5 Plus have been Unveiled

While the second half of the year is full of leaks about Nexus (and now hopefully Pixel) devices, Samsung Note series, and the LG V series of smartphones, the first half is dominated with rumors about Samsung's S series, LG's G series, an HTC flagship, and upcoming Motorola devices as well. We're heard a ton of...

Moto G5 Passes Through the FCC, Likely to be Unveiled at MWC 2017

As we inch closer to one of the hottest events globally for smartphones in the form of the Mobile World Congress 2017, we witness some more phones getting leaked on the way. This time, we get new information on the Moto G5, which has passed through the FCC. The FCC filing does not reveal a whole...

Report: Lenovo Underestimated Motorola Revival Efforts at Time of Purchase

Back in 2014, Google shocked the Android enthusiast community briefly when it decided to sell off Motorola Mobility to Lenovo. Many had hoped that Motorola would be Google's smartphone hardware division, becoming the prime example of how Android's software can be used in harmony with affordable hardware. With Lenovo coming into the picture, we realized that...

Leaked Render Could Reveal an Unannounced Motorola Device for 2017

OnLeaks, in collaboration with Android Authority, has released a render for an upcoming, unreleased Motorola smartphone. As with most of OnLeaks' reveals, this render is based on factory CADs and thus any details are filled in by an artist to best reproduce what the end product should look like. At first, this device was reported as...

Moto Mod Hackathon Winners Include HiDef Audio Mod, Gamepad Mod, and a Skin Care Mod

(Feature Image Credits: Motorola) Earlier this week, we argued that the Motorola Moto Z quietly transformed smartphone modularity. Although the Moto Z family is far from the true modularity promised by the likes of the now-defunct Google Ara project, Motorola's attempt demonstrated that the concept is indeed viable. We had mentioned that Motorola was committed to supporting Moto...

The Moto Z Quietly Flew under the Radar, but it Transformed Smartphone Modularity

At a time where smartphone enthusiasts long for OEMs to return to the days of spectacular and unique smartphone designs, the Lenovo-Motorola Moto Z and its brethren were some of the most anticipated phones going into 2016. Ever since Google took on the Project Ara mantle, there was renewed focus on smartphone modularity. Many enthusiasts were bracing...

Motorola Launches the Moto M in India for Rs. 15,999 (~$240)

We first heard about rumors of the Moto M back in August of this year. At the time, it was rumored to be a smartphone with a 4.6" display, but that isn't the device that made it to market. A few weeks later we saw the Moto M receive TENAA certification in China and giving...