Category Archives: Motorola

Motorola Moto G5S Plus, a solid budget phone, specification

Long story short, for a budget phone, Moto G5S Plus is a really good smartphone. It has a large battery, good performance, very decent software and looks pretty. While not free of negatives – low quality cameras and speakers among them – it is still good enough to satisfy any customer that does not demand flagship level device.Specifications:– price – $229/$299,– 5.5′ LCD display, 401 ppi, FHD,– Snapdragon 625 CPU, 2GHz, 8-core,– Adreno 506 GPU,– 3/4GB RAM, 32/64GB storage memory,– Micro USB port,– annoyingly high-volume ...

Moto X Play is getting upgraded to Android 7.1.1

The update itself is no surprise, since Motorola confirmed it a good few months ago, but no one knew when exacly will it be released. Well, now we know. The update is already out in Brazil, and will probably soon follow to other countries, if it has not already. Other than an OS upgrade, update also contains either August or September security patch. As always in the case of updates, keep your device charged and connected to a wi-fi. ...

Amazon offers Moto G4 for just $120

Looking for a budget phone? Look no further. Amazon is offering a low-entry Moto G4 for just 120 dollars – 60 dollars less than the phone’s normal price. Here is what this money will get you:– 5.5′ FHD display,– Snapdragon 617 CPU,– 2GB RAM, 16GB storage, microSD up to 256GB,– 13mpx main camera, f/2.0 aperture, autofocus, dual-LED flash,– 5mpx selfie shooter,– 3000mAh battery,– compability with CDMA and GSM,– black and white colour variants,– Android Marshmallow OS, upgradable to Nougat.But them while they are ...

US release of Moto X Pure Edition gets updated to Android 7.0

After almost a year of no updates, times have a-changed for Moto X Pure Edition in the US. Motorola has just released a patch that updates phone’s operating system to Android 7.0 Nougat. While not the newest OS on the block, Nougat 7.0 is still more than sufficient for a comfortable, improved phone utilization. Update also includes September security patch, so you will be relatively safer than before.USA is not the first country to receive a Moto X PE update, and will probably not be the last. We do not know which countries will get the update, though, nor when. Also, do not count on ...

Moto G5S Plus out in the US by the end of September

Specifications:– 5.5′, 1080p display,– Snapdragon 625 CPU,– 3/4GB RAM, 32/64GB ROM,– dual 13mpx rear camera, 8mpx selfie shooter,– fingerprint scanner,– metal unibody,– 3000mAh battery.Lesser version of the phone will cost $230, while stronger one will go for $300. Both will go up by $50 after September 28th, so if you want to buy one, pre-order now. Phone will come out exacly on September 29th, sold by Sprint, Verizon and two other US carriers. ...

Moto X4 is coming to the US, first Android One phone in the country

Google has officially stated that the Android One program is launching in the United States, and Moto X4 is the first phone in that program. Moto X4 is also to be available via something called Project Fi (Google’s carrier MVNO network).So, how is buying Moto X4 in Android One project any different from buyint it normally? Well, it does change a few things about the phone’s software and availability:– first, Motorola’s UI overlay is removed, its place taken by a Pixel-like overlay,– second, as one of the aspects of Android One program is making phones more ...

Turns out Moto G4 Plus will get Android Oreo after all

Long story short, when Motorola listed its devices that would receive an OS update to Android 8.0 Oreo, Moto G4 Plus was not among them. It was somewhat confusing, since Moto G4 Plus was a relatively new and successful device, but okay, Motorola is weird like that. Today it turns out that Moto G4 Plus will get the update after all. Motorola took to its blog to share the news. The company has not shared the exact date of the update, only stating it ”will take some time”. Hey, better late than never, right? ...

Motorola confirms Android Oreo update for Moto X4, G5 and Z lines

It is always nice to get some confirmation from Motorola, seeing how fickle this company is with their phone’s updates. Sometimes an old budget device gets an update to the newest OS, sometimes a relatively new device does not – you never know with those guys. At least this time we do know something, and from the horse’s mouth no less. According to Motorola, these are the phones that most certainly will have their operating systems updated to Android 8.0 Oreo:– Moto G5,– Moto G5 Plus,– Moto G5S,– Moto G5S Plus,– Moto Z,– Moto Z ...

Motorola is working on its own Android One brand phone

According to a leak from Evan Blass, Motorola joined forces with Google and the two companies are now working on an Android One Motorola smartphone. Blass does not know anything about the phone’s specifications, but it does look pretty much exacly the same as Moto X4, so… the only thing Blass knows for more or less sure is that this phone will be released in the USA.This is not the first time we have heard about the Android One device. Earliers rumours regarding that device are from January, when we heard about Google looking for a phone producer to make Android One phone for US ...

Will Motorola Moto X4 come out on September 2nd?

We have been led on and burned by Motorola more than once. First, we have been told that Moto X4 will be coming out on June 30th; then the release date was set to be August 24th; THEN a rumour leaked, stating that the phone will reach store shelves in 4th quarter of the year. Well, NOW we have a new launch date, and one that is pretty close, too. Philippine division of Motorola will organize an event on September 2nd. It does not really matter what the event will be about (we do knot that a famous Philippine actor couple, the so-called ”Jadine” will participate). What matters is ...