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Motorola Announces Moto E4 And Moto E4 Plus With Metal Bodies And Low Prices

Lenovo subsidiary Motorola has today announced two affordable smartphones -- the Moto E4 and Moto E4 Plus. These entry-level phones are expanding the budget offering from the company. If you are looking for a metal-body, cheap smartphone, both phones seem to be a good pick. The Moto E4 is the lower-end model of the pair. The device...

Moto G4 & Moto G5 ABOOT Vulnerability Grants a Root Shell, Patched in May’s Security Update

It seems that the Android Bootloader on select Motorola devices is vulnerable to a kernel command-line injection attack. This initroot attack was first discovered by Aleph Research just last month when they announced it for the Nexus 6 smartphone. They assumed this attack was possible on other Motorola devices but hadn't done any additional tests at the time....

Moto Z2 Play Officially Announced, Available On Verizon in July

The first generation of Lenovo's Z series was a huge hit, at least the Play variant. Those phones were rock-solid and offered something, that Android really craved, often tried, but never nailed: modularity. Today Lenovo announced a successor to one of the more renowned Z devices, the Moto Z Play (2nd gen.) or Moto Z2...

Executive Says They Won’t Phase Out the Lenovo Phone Brand

Lenovo originally had some big plans for Motorola when they acquired the company from Google. There were talks about Motorola being kept separate and only utilizing Lenovo's own worldwide connections to introduce the Moto brand to a global audience. However, things took a sharp turn when Lenovo posted financial losses and it turned out that...

Leaked Renders Show Moto G5S Sporting Metal Uni-body in Three Color Options

Lenovo is planning to launch quite a few Moto devices throughout the year. Previously, a leaked presentation slide showed that Lenovo is working on a total of five smartphone lineup, namely, Moto C, Moto E, Moto G, Moto X and Moto Z. Out of which, the company has already launched the Moto C lineup earlier this...

Leaked Renders Allegedly Show Us the Upcoming Moto Z2 Force

We've seen H1 flagship from the likes of Samsung, LG and HTC, and we're even starting to see leaks of the upcoming OnePlus 5 as well. But today we turn our attention to Motorola as there is a newly-leaked render that claims to show us what the upcoming Motorola Z2 Force will look like. As...

Motorola Announces the Moto C and Moto C Plus, Launching in Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific

We've seen multiple rumors surrounding a smartphone from Motorola called the Moto C. One of these leaks was from last month when Android Authority collaborated with OnLeaks and revealed renders made from CAD dimensions and a possible hardware list. The other happened over the weekend when evleaks received a photograph from a tipster which claimed to reveal Motorola's entire...

Specifications of Upcoming Moto X Device Leaked, Allegedly Named Moto X4

The last device in the Moto X family was the Moto X 2015; the company hasn't updated the lineup with new hardware since then, as the Moto Z seemingly took over. However, it looks like this will be the year we will finally get a new Moto X device. According to well-known leaker Evan Blass, the...

Motorola Reportedly Working on a New Tablet with ‘Productivity Mode’

Tablets were once quite popular on Android. But as phones grew bigger and use cases for tablets became smaller, consumers lost interest in what was once considered an important secondary device. With waning consumer interest, major OEMs gradually pulled themselves out of the tablet market. The current scenario for tablets is very grim. Barring a few...

New Moto Z2 Force Renders Show 3.5mm Headphone Jack, Thankfully

Last year, Lenovo's Moto Z line-up pulled an Apple and removed the 3.5mm headphone jack from its Moto Z series. This was widely seen as a bad move, and surprisingly, even the Moto Z force - a thick and large device - had no headphone jack despite ample room to pack one in. The media generally didn't...

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....