Motorola articles

Our favorite affordable phone, the Moto G, gets three new models

The Moto G has remained a favorite among budget buyers, combining high-end performance and features with great build quality and a wallet-friendly price. Today the company is releasing not one but three different models as part of its fourth generation…

Ideal smartphone: The no compromise device that should be possible to create in 2016

In 2015 I saw a ton of great smartphones hit the market, but I’m yet to see the elusive ‘perfect’ device -- the phone with no compromises in hardware or software. In this article I'll go through every aspect of the modern smartphone and list exactly what I want to see, with every aspect of it firmly grounded in reality. This is a smartphone that should be possible to create in 2016.

The smartphone lifetime challenge

This problem isn’t a new one for technology products, but it is for smartphones. After a long, powerful run, the smartphone market is starting to peak. In the US, the market is likely to be flat or even modestly down...

Motorola Moto G (2015) Review: Still the best budget smartphone

After delivering the best budget smartphone in 2013 and 2014, Motorola is going for the hat trick with this year's Moto G. It still costs $180 and it still features great hardware for the price. One of the biggest updates to the 2015 Moto G is that it finally comes with 4G LTE connectivity as standard, thanks to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 410’s integrated LTE modem. We’re also seeing decent upgrades to the front and rear cameras, MotoMaker support, plus a water resistant design.

Lenovo is rolling its smartphone division into Motorola

Lenovo announced in January 2014 that it was buying Motorola from Google for $2.91 billion, an obvious move to bolster its position in the smartphone industry. Both sides finalized the deal last October and now, Lenovo has offered up details…

Moto X Play reportedly launching on Verizon as Droid Maxx 2

When Motorola announced their three latest smartphones at an event last month, all seemed like compelling options at their respective price points. The new Moto G is a solid improvement on last year's budget handset, the Moto X Style looks…

Motorola Moto E vs. Samsung Galaxy S6: Here's what that high-end premium gets you

If you’re currently in the market for the best smartphone going around, the $550 Samsung Galaxy S6 should be close to the top of your list. On the other end of the spectrum sits the Moto E (2015), a great entry-level handset from Motorola that can readily be found for $100. But what does that price gap get you? Is the 2015 Moto E just as usable in day to day activities as the Galaxy S6, or is the extra cost of Samsung’s leading smartphone more than justified?

Watch Motorola's Moto X live stream here

Motorola is set to reveal a bunch of new devices today at their "Choose a Better Relationship" event in London and NYC. Follow the live stream here to get a first look at the Moto X, possibly a Moto X…