Motorola is looking to bring in the new year by making their smartphones more attractive to customers. In the United States, Motorola has reduced the base off-contract price of the Moto X to $399, with wood versions designed through the Moto Maker going for $499. On-contract versions remain at $99 for Sprint, AT&T and Verizon.
Now at the same price as a 32 GB Nexus 5, the Moto X could be a fantastic buy for many people, especially considering the device's interesting voice control options and contextual computing. Specifications for the Moto X include a 4.7-inch 720p AMOLED display, Motorola X8 chipset (Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro with 1.7 GHz dual-core CPU and Adreno 320 GPU) and a 10-megapixel rear camera.
The Moto G, Motorola's lower-end companion to the Moto X, is now available on Verizon at an extremely low price as well. The handset can be purchased already for $99 off-contract at Best Buy, which is around $80 cheaper than the GSM models go for, making it a fantastic purchase for those looking for a decent but cheap smartphone.
Already loaded with Android 4.4 'KitKat' and packed with decent hardware - including a 4.5-inch 720p display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 SoC, 5-megapixel rear camera and a 7.86 Wh (2,070 mAh) battery - the Moto G is well kitted out, especially at $99.
The Moto G is a low cost Android smartphone from Google-owned Motorola. It features a 4.5-inch, 720p (329 PPI) LCD TFT display, a quad-core 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, 1GB of RAM, a 1.3-megapixel front camera and 5-megapixel shooter on the back, a 2,070mAh battery and 8GB or 16GB of storage options. On the software side Moto G is launching with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and the promise of an Android 4.4 KitKat upgrade.
The Moto X is the first Motorola smartphone to be assembled in the US and the first big release since Google took over the company. The Moto X is touting out of the box customization, choose one of 18 back colors and designs, colors of the phone buttons and the ring around the lens of the camera. The X is powered by a Snapdragon S4 Pro 1.7 GHz processor, 2GB of RAM and Android 4.2.2. It also features a 4.7-inch 720p AMOLED display and comes in 16GB or 32GB versions.
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