Minutes ago at a press event in London, Motorola announced the launch of a microSD and LTE-equipped version of its popular Moto G mid-ranger.
Motorola is about to fully unveil the affordable Moto E at a press event, but it looks like somebody couldn’t contain their enthusiasm, as an unlisted video introducing the device just went live on Motorola’s YouTube channel.
A new LTE equipped version of the Moto G has just shown up at Amazon.com, all ahead of today’s announcement! Now it’s all but guaranteed to be announced.
This week in your world of Android: the HTC One Mini 2 leaked, the G3 showed of its brushed metal finish, the AMOLED-equipped Tab S broke cover, a wave of leaks revealed the ultra-cheap Moto E, Google pushed a big update to Maps, Huawei launched the Ascend P7, and the first traces of the next Nexus device showed up online.
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One of the most hotly anticipated devices this time of the year is the Moto E. Codenamed XT1021, Motorola’s rumored entry-level offering is intended for emerging markets, and likewise expected to launch in more mature mobile markets like the US, UK and others. While the Moto E specs are not trail-blazing, what’s so hot about this device is its price, expected to be in the sub-$100 pricing range. A source close to Motorola has shared a few details about the upcoming Moto E with Android Authority. Our source says the Moto E will feature a 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor, 4GB internal memory, microSD expansion support, 4.3-inch…
The Moto E has now been spotted in an image taken side-by-side the Moto G.
It appears that Motorola is preparing a few new variants of the Moto G, at least if new page placeholders tell us anything. This will include the Cinema, Moto 4G and Moto 3G 4GB.
Today only, Motorola is selling the Moto X starting from $299 unlocked. That’s the price for the 16GB model, while the 32GB model and the Developer Edition will set you back $324.
Motorola is sending out press invites for an upcoming event on May 13th, where it will show off its next handset. The invite teases that the handset will be very affordable. Could this be the rumored low-cost Moto E?
On May 1st Motorola will be selling the 16GB Moto X for $299.99. However, the promotion will last for just 24 hours.