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The cat was first let out of the bag earlier this month that Motorola would bring the Moto X4 to the United States as the country's first Android One device. Today, Google confirmed that news and announced that the Moto X4 will be available via its Project Fi wireless service. What makes this Android One Moto X4 different is the fact that it runs the Android One operating system, which Google says offers a "pure Android experience". You won't find any extra Motorola software installed on the device, nor will you find any bloatware Although the Android One Moto X4 will come from the factory with... Read more...
It has been about a month since Google released Android 8.0 Oreo and now the wait is on for Android device owners to receive the update. Unfortunately for Moto G4 owners, there is a cloud of uncertainty that hangs over their handset. This is despite Motorola's previous promise that the Moto G4 would see an upgrade to Oreo. Motorola made the promise when launching the Moto G4. At the time, Motorola advertised that "Moto Pure phones like the Moto G4 Plus will get upgraded to Android operating system versions N and O." At the very least, Motorola should be committed to rolling out an Android 8.0 Oreo... Read more...
Mmm, Oreo! Everyone is eager to experience the tastiest version of Android to date, but is it coming to your smartphone anytime soon, or at all? If you own a Motorola device, we can answer those questions. Motorola posted a list of handsets that will be receiving the Android 8.0 update in the coming months. The list includes a dozen phones, including a bunch of Moto Z, Moto G, and a single Moto X model. "Sweet just got even sweeter with the new Android OS update that gives you faster speeds, longer battery life, split-screen capabilities, smart text selection, improved notifications, autofill framework... Read more...
Android One is moving up in the world. What started off as a stock Android platform for budget handsets is still a stock Android experience, only now it can be found on some mid-range phones. Xiaomi was first with an Android One version of its Mi A1, a variant Mi 5X. Now Motorola appears to be following suit with an Android One version of its forthcoming Moto X4 device, according to a pressed render posted by Twitter by the infamous inside man Evan Blass (@evleaks). If that is indeed the case, the Moto X4 could end up being the first phone powered by Android One in the United States. That is a... Read more...
As has been rumored for some time now, Motorola decided to bring the Moto X back, and in somewhat of a big way. The fourth generation Moto X, known officially as the Moto X4, wields dual cameras on its backside, which was also tipped in previous rumors. It has a premium design that at a glance could pass as a flagship phone, and support for Amazon's Alexa AI assistant. "Hands tied up? At your busiest moments, Moto x4 has your back. Experience Amazon Alexa integrated right into moto X4—without having to unlock it first. Now, the benefits of Alexa go with you, even when you leave home. So if you... Read more...
Last year’s release of the Moto Z family of phones introduced the world to Mods – magnetic accessory attachments that added features to the phones, like higher-quality speakers, a portable projector, or optical zoom camera. However, the US release of the Moto Z was limited to Verizon and unlocked customers only. This year Motorola is back with the new Z2 Force, packing support for the same Mods, but launching on AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon. While the latest Moto Z2 Force has all the makings of a flagship smartphone with its Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, Super AMOLED display, and... Read more...
Imagine if your smartphone could identify cracks in its display and then heal itself, much like your own body does when its suffers a scrape or bruise. It may sound like something out of a science fiction movie, but perhaps it is not all that far fetched. Motorola has been granted a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for that very thing, and how it works is pretty interesting.Motorola notes in its patent application that smartphones are becoming more prevalent and that one of the drawbacks is how easily touchscreen displays can suffer damage. In many cases, a cracked... Read more...
  Remember the infamous “jelly scrolling” effect that plagued the recently introduced OnePlus 5? It looks as though another Android flagship has also been bitten by the “bug”, much to the dismay of new owners. According to a new report, the Motorola Moto Z2 Force features an inverted display, which leads to jelly scrolling. So, what is jelly scrolling? Well, we’re glad that you asked. Jelly scrolling is an effect that causes on-screen text or images to appear distorted when navigating through the UI. This distortion, for example, can take the form of text appears to get squished or stretched... Read more...
Motorola may have just launched its Moto Z2 Force flagship, but it hasn’t forgotten about its “lesser” models. That leads us to the Moto X4, which has been leaked again via a press render. What we have here is clearly a handsome mid-range smartphone that doesn’t embrace the minimal display bezel design trend that is becoming more commonplace. Despite the bezels, we’re sure that there are plenty of people that prefer the front placement of the fingerprint reader on Moto X4 smartphone versus the rear placement that is necessitated by designs where the display takes up the full face of the smartphone.... Read more...
Motorola announced the flagship Moto Z2 Force last month, infusing the smartphone with a Snapdragon 835 processor, 4GB RAM, dual cameras and a Moto Mods support. However, it also came with a $700+ price tag. For those that aren’t prepared to hand over seven stacks for a smartphone, Motorola has officially announced the Moto G5S and G5S Plus. As we’ve previously reported, the Moto G5S comes with a premium aluminum unibody design and will be powered by a 1.4GHz octa-core processor. Your window into the Android operating system come via a 5.2-inch Full HD display, while you’ll be able to capture what’s... Read more...
Here it is, folks. After months of leaks and teases, Motorola has officially pulled the wraps off its flagship Moto Z2 Force. Given how much of the device has already leaked, there’s not much left for Motorola to announce that we didn’t already know. But in case you’ve missed all of our previous articles on the Moto Z2 Force, here’s the rundown. The smartphone features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor with 4GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage and a 5.5-inch QHD AMOLED display that’s nearly indestructible thanks to its ShatterShield design. Other features include dual 12MP f/2.0 rear cameras... Read more...
  We don’t have much longer to wait before the Moto Z2 Force makes its official debut. In fact, the launch is just a couple days away, as Lenovo/Motorola will show off the Moto Z2 Force, Moto X4 and Moto G5S at its #hellomotoworld event. But since nothing in the tech space can remain a secret for too long these days, we have two final pieces to the Moto Z2 Force puzzle to reveal today. First of all, three images of the smartphone in the real world have popped up. All of the shots that we’ve seen to date have been renders of the device, but these new real-life images give us a better look at... Read more...
The cat is out of the bag when it comes to Motorola’s upcoming Moto Z2 Force flagship. Although the smartphone has been leaked previously over the past few months, this latest info dump gives us a clear look at the smartphone front all angles, along with some pretty disappointing news that follows a recent trend with Motorola smartphones. First and foremost, we have confirmation that the Moto Z2 Force will retain its 5.5-inch QHD display which employs ShatterShield technology. As expected, the smartphone will ditch the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor in favor of the new top-of-the-line Snapdragon... Read more...
We know that Motorola has a Moto Z2 Force flagship in the works, and it was widely expected that the smartphone would make its debut at the July 25th #hellomotoworld event. However, Motorola all but confirmed those suspicions with an official invite that was sent out for the event. The invite shows two smartphones with cracked screens, surround by broken glass. The tagline “get ready to shatter your expectations” more than confirms that this is reference to the Moto Z2 Force. If you recall, the original Moto Z Force came with ShatterShield technology for the simply. ShatterShield is comprised of... Read more...
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