Tag Archive: Moto


Nougat for Moto X Pure Edition coming ‘soon’, Motorola releases Android 7.0 kernel source

Android 8.0 to be released this month; Moto X Pure Edition to get 7.0 “soon”

As Google gears up for the imminent Android 8.0 release, Motorola has released the Android 7.0 kernel source for the 2015 Moto X Pure Edition, also known as the Moto X Style elsewhere in the world (via Android Police). The Nougat update was originally promised for the device in April of this year, some eight months after Android 7.0 was made available to manufacturers.  [Read More…]

Moto Z2 Play – the most affordable way to get into Moto Mods, but is it worth it?

Hey there Android Guys. Today I’ll be taking a look at the Moto Z² Play, which I’ve had the pleasure of toying around with for the past few weeks. What follows is not an in-depth analysis of the inner workings of a phone by any definition, but it is my honest opinions, thoughts, concerns, and tangents […]

New Moto E4 Plus now available as Amazon Prime Exclusive version starting at $139

Here’s another welcomed addition to the low-cost group.

Amazon’s “Prime Exclusive” phone lineup expanded today with the addition of the new Moto E4 Plus. In exchange for taking Amazon ads on your lock screen, you’re getting $ 40 off of the MSRP, meaning you can get the base 16GB storage model for $ 139, or 32GB storage for $ 159. The only limitation at this time is color, where the Prime Exclusive version only comes in grey and not  [Read More…]

Moto Z2 Force vs. HTC U11: With so much in common, it’s a tight race

There are few ways to stand out in the high-end smartphone market nowadays.

The high-end phone space is amazingly tough to break into in any real numbers, and even established brands like Motorola and HTC find it hard. Both have taken to the strategy of low- and mid-range phones to bolster their business, but at the same time look for the big sales and brand recognition boosts that flagship phones bring — this year, it’s the Moto  [Read More…]

Verizon adds the ASUS Zenfone AR, ZenPad Z8s, and prepaid Moto E4 Plus to its lineup

As anticipated, the ASUS Zenfone AR has finally landed on the market in the US. The Tango and Daydream-enabled phone is now available for pre-order at Verizon with a full retail price of $ 648. Alternatively customers can grab it for $ 0 down and $ 27/month for 24 months. Below you’ll find the ASUS Zenfone AR’s spec […]

MrMobile’s Moto Z2 Force review

The Moto Z2 Force Edition should be the best smartphone Motorola has ever released – and with its unbreakable screen, powerful internals and excellent camera, it comes close. But elsewhere, the Z2 Force bears the unmistakable scars of cost-cutting: a smaller battery; an absent headphone jack; no StyleShell or 30W Turbo Charger in the box. And while those cut corners might be acceptable on a discount smartphone, they’re awful tough to swallow on a $ 720 “flagship.”

Join me  [Read More…]

What’s the difference: Moto G5S Plus vs Moto G5 Plus

After numerous leaks and teasers, Motorola finally unveiled its first Special Edition phones: the Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus. These new phones come to join the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus, two models which were unveiled at MWC 2017 in Barcelona back in February. In this article, we turn our attention to the […]

Moto E4 Plus battery champ arrives in the US on August 3

Motorola introduced the Moto E4 and Moto E4 Plus back in June and while the former is available for purchase from places like Amazon, the latter has yet to land on retail shelves. Well this week, Motorola revealed more info about the Moto E4 Plus’ availability in the US.  The phone will land in the […]

Moto Z2 Force actually costs $720 not $800 at Motorola

Motorola unveiled the Moto Z2 Force flagship last week and while the handset is expected to go on sale on August 10, customers could already place a pre-order for the phone for $ 799.99 a pop. But in what appeared to be a surprise move, the Moto Z2 Force received an unexpected discount. If you check […]

Motorola introduces special edition Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus

Motorola can’t stop releasing phones. Here are two more.

The first line of Motorola’s blog post introducing the new Moto G5S and G5S Plus is telling: “We’re all about innovating fast so we can always provide the best features to consumers.”

This is a company that has debuted eight phones so far in 2017, and today is bringing two more to the table. The Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus, besides being difficult to say without swallowing one’s tongue,  [Read More…]