Moto G Review – How Far We’ve Come

The Moto G has been touted as the killer low-end Android device ever since its global launch in November 2013. It was rumoured to come to India at the end of December, but due to great demand for it elsewhere, the word was that they postponed the launch. Then, the signs indicated it would launch here somewhere in the middle of January 2014. That didn't happen either. Then we finally got an indication from t ...

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Moto X Launching in India and Australia in “Next Few Weeks”

Good news everyone! Well, everyone that lives in India and Australia atleast. Motorola announced today, that the Moto X will be launching in these here parts in the "next few weeks". The Moto X India launch would be just a couple weeks after the Moto G went on sale here. The Moto G was released at an incredibly competitive price, so I'm hoping Motorola is just as clever with the Moto X. Q: When will see Mot ...

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Unboxing the Moto G [VIDEO]

It's here. The much-hyped, long awaited Moto G. While Motorola may be passed on from Google's hands to Lenovo's, the Moto G marks the re-entry of Motorola as a company into the Indian market, which they exited in November 2012. Here is our Unboxing Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FbbYEBhd7g8 The box is actually quite small, about the size of a 5" smartphone Here is what you get out of the box: The devi ...

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Guide: Upgrade Moto G Indian Dual SIM To 4.4 KitKat

[UPDATE: 15/02/2014: The official Moto G 4.4.2 Update has begun being pushed to Indian Moto G's via OTA (Over The Air). Before following this guide, first navigate to 'Settings>About>System Updates' and see if you have any updates available. If you do, go ahead and update that way. If not, feel free to follow the guide below. Note that this is exact same update that we had included in the guide last w ...

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Moto G launched in India at Rs 12,499

Hello Moto (G)! The highly anticipated budget android smartphone, Moto G, was launched in New Delhi today at the price of Rs 12,499 for the 8GB Dual-SIM version, while the 16GB version is priced at Rs 13,999. No word on the 32GB model just yet. Motorola has an exclusive partnership with the indian online megastore, Flipkart.com. This marks the comeback of the now Lenovo-owned Motorola Mobility in the indian ...

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Flipkart tweets that the Moto G might come to them on Feb 5th

About 10 days ago, Motorola tweeted that they'd be announcing the Indian launch details for the Moto G on Feb 5th. Now, Indian e-shopping portal Flipkart has gone ahead and *almost* said that not only will they be stocking it, but might have a couple of nice accessories in mind to sell along with it. Quoting directly, "Release details will be announced on Feb 5th... the coloured Moto Shells will be availabl ...

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Motorola Q4 2013 Results: $1.24 billion revenue, $384 million loss

Google just reported their Q4 2013 financial earnings which included Motorola's last quarterly results under the Search Giant's ownership. All in all there werent too many surprises with Motorola posting $1.24 billion in revenue for Q4 2013, which is down from the $1.51 billion it managed a year ago, in Q4 2012. Motorola also made a huge $384 million operating loss (which is about 31 percent of revenue) dur ...

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Lenovo Acquires Motorola Mobility

In what can only be described as a pleasant(?) surprise, Google just announced that they're entering a agreement with Lenovo which would result in the latter taking ownership of the Motorola Mobility smartphone business. The deal costs Lenovo US$2.91 billion, and gives them control of the Motorola brand, their lineup of smartphones, and a license to Motorola's somewhat sizable patent portfolio. Now, we've s ...

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Motorola is trying to make a $50 smartphone

Motorola’s been doing great work with releasing affordable yet high quality Android smartphones, something that other manufacturers have struggled with for a while now. The Moto X is now at Nexus-level prices and then there's the Moto G which is really affordable, starting at just $180 in the USA. Apparently the company is aiming to go even lower with phone priced, according to CEO Dennis Woodside. The CEO ...

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Motorola tweets that they’ll Announce “Moto G launch details” for India on Feb 5th

Motorola today announced, that they'll... uhh... announce "launch details" for the Moto G in India this February 5th. There's been much speculation about the affordably-priced smartphone coming to the subcontinent and whether it'd be sold online-only or in stores. Rumor has it that they'll launch the dual-sim Moto G variant, so hopefully there wont be too much of a price difference from the $179 US price-ta ...

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Moto G Google Edition Announced, on sale for $179

Out of nowhere, Google just put up the Moto G Google Play Edition on sale today, at a price of $179 (unlocked) for the 8GB model and $199 (unlocked) for the 16GB version. That's pretty much the same price as the standard Moto G that Motorola sells, but this version will be more in line with other Google Play Edition devices which have a slightly different software experience that is more stock Android. Cons ...

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Motorola drops the price of the unlocked Moto X to just $400

Motorola's flagship smartphone of 2013, the Moto X, hasnt been as huge of a hit among consumers as the company would have liked. It was still interesting enough that Alvin mentioned it in our End-of-the-Year Episode of UnleashTV. Well, that phone just became a lot more interesting, because Motorola just dropped the price of an unlocked Moto X, to just $400, without a contract or carrier affiliation. The woo ...

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