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Moto X 2016: How we got here

A lot has changed in three years.

We’re only a handful of days away from the presumed announcement of Lenovo’s latest Moto flagship, the Moto X 2016 (or, perhaps Moto Z), which promises a new design and a unique take on the modular smartphone.

But how did we get here? Let’s take a look at the history of the Moto X line, and just how much has changed in three years.

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Top five mens leather bands for the Moto 360 (2015)

The best leather bands you can find for your Moto 360.

Leather bands have the ability to make your Moto 360 look formal and sophisticated, making them perfect for all occasions.

We’ve compiled a list of some of the best leather bands you can find for your Moto 360.

Important note: These bands are for the mens version of the Moto 360 and they come in two different sizes.

42mm case requires a 20mm band 46mm  [Read More…]

Moto X 2016: Everything we know (so far)

The clock is ticking on the announcement of the new Moto X — here’s what we know so far.

With the launch of the latest in the Moto G line out of the way, all heads have turned to the upcoming launch of the successor to the Moto X Pure Edition. That may come in the form of a Moto X 2016, or it could come as a Moto Z Style, but in either case it’s  [Read More…]

Moto G4 Plus review: A memorable upgrade

Android Central Choice Award

The most powerful of Lenovo’s Moto G lineup raises the bar for the mid-range.

The Takeaway

Lenovo’s first full cycle with the Moto brand seems to be off to a good start, at least with the most powerful variant, the Moto G Plus. While the device shares a number of hardware specs with the Moto X Play, a slimmer, more approachable design, and the addition of  [Read More…]

Moto X 2016 — what do you want to see?

Details are light, but it’s still fun to speculate.

As we approach the expected launch of the new Moto X 2016 (or perhaps, the Moto Z), details about the phone are pretty light. Though Lenovo is now in the picture leaks point to a phone that very much has Motorola design language, but with the addition of a few features like a fingerprint sensor on the front of the phone.

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Latest 2016 Moto X leak suggests exciting swappable back modules may be coming

Details on the 2016 variant of Motorola’s Moto X (or is it Moto Z?) line are scant, but the latest one is both exciting and fitting with earlier looks at the new hardware. The new image shows three accessories that presumably clip onto the back of the new Moto X, which aligns nicely with original leaks that show an array of pogo pins on the back that could let such a set of modules attach and augment the phone.

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Moto G4 Plus coming to Canada to replace the Moto X Play

Lenovo’s most powerful Moto G variant, the Moto G4 Plus, is coming to Canada in early summer — likely the first or second week of June — to replace the well-received Moto X Play.

The Moto G4 Plus, which features a 5.5-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 617 processor, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of expandable storage, a 16MP rear camera, and a 3,000mAh battery, shares much in common with the Moto X Play unveiled last summer, but in a brand that continues  [Read More…]

Moto G4 Plus with 3GB of RAM only has 2GB out of the box

Lenovo unveiled the Moto G4 Plus in India last week, offering two variants: A base model with 2GB of RAM and 16GB storage for ₹13,499; and a version with 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage for ₹14,999. One of our readers purchased a 3GB RAM/32GB storage variant from Amazon India, only to receive a unit with 2GB of available RAM and 32GB internal storage.

We’ve reached out to Lenovo for comment, and will update once we  [Read More…]

Flipkart’s ‘Mobiles Mania’ serves up discounts on Moto X Style, Play, and more

Hot on the heels of the launch of the Moto G4 Plus in the country, the Moto X Style and Moto X Play are receiving a discount. Flipkart is selling the 16GB Moto X Style for ₹20,999, and the X Play is down to ₹17,499.

The retailer is also discounting other phones as part of a “Mobiles Mania” promotion. Here’s what’s on sale this week:

16GB Moto X Style – ₹20,999 (from ₹26,999) 32GB Moto X  [Read More…]

In pictures: The Moto G4 Plus

Want to see the Moto G4 Plus in all its glory? We have you covered.

The Moto G4 and G4 Plus are now available in India, and will be making their way to Western markets shortly. The phones received a sizeable upgrade from last year’s Moto G 2015, with the most noticeable change being the 5.5-inch Full HD display. There’s also a fingerprint sensor at the front on the G4 Plus, along with 3GB of RAM  [Read More…]