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Ausdroid Podcast 112 – Motorola’s Low End

Ausdroid Podcast 112 – Motorola’s Low End

Welcome to episode 112 of the Ausdroid podcast! This week we took a look at Motorola’s new phones (announced just hours before the show), and some of LG’s recent teases of their upcoming products. Hosted by Jason Murray, with Scott Plowman and Dan Tyson. Topics: Dan’s Ausdroid tattoo Moto E – made to last, priced for everyone Moto G gets 4G, disappointingly is not called ‘Moto 4G’ Three new LG G Pads on the way LG G Watch promo video LG G3 promo video Huawei Ascend G6 Listen to this episode Download this episode MP3 Subscribe to the Ausdroid Podcast[Read More...]

by 7:20 AM on May 15, 2014 2 comments Podcast
Moto G 4G LTE with microSD slot: a closer look

Moto G 4G LTE with microSD slot: a closer look

  One of Motorola’s best selling smartphones, the Moto G, has just been upgraded to incorporate 4G LTE and and a microSD slot. Now you may be thinking, big deal! However, as a Moto G lover myself, one of the things that stopped me buying the Moto G was the lack of microSD support, particularly in a phone with only 8GB of internal storage. Android 4.4 KitKat does limit the way you can use your SD card to store apps but you can still push photos and music to it. With the exception of the 4G LTE and microSD slot, the[Read More...]

by 7:01 AM on May 15, 2014 2 comments News, Phones
Motorola announces the Moto E and Moto G (4G) for Australia, and they’re excited!

Motorola announces the Moto E and Moto G (4G) for Australia, and they’re excited!

We know that Motorola took the wraps off the much-rumoured Moto E last night, starting in India, and then making its way around the world, with launches in Germany, the UK, US, Brazil, Mexico, Canada, and now around to Australia. This morning, Ausdroid attended a press briefing in Sydney to get a bit more local information for us all. Existing success Motorola have done great things for the lower end of the smartphone market in Australia. Long consigned to a fate of low cost and low value Android devices sold indiscriminately, with out-dated software, no prospect of an update, and[Read More...]

by 2:19 PM on May 14, 2014 5 comments News, Phones
Motorola brings LTE to the Moto G

Motorola brings LTE to the Moto G

Motorola has confirmed a new Moto G variant with LTE alongside its launch of the newest family addition to its smartphone line up, the Moto E. In an entry on its blog site, Motorola confirmed the LTE capabilities, stating that: We’re also offering an upgraded version of our popular Moto G, featuring 4G LTE. Same great features now on the fastest networks where available, for just $219. The original Moto G continues to be available for $179 on Motorola.com without a contract and through local carriers in more than 40 countries worldwide. Unfortunately the pricing is based on the US[Read More...]

by 7:46 PM on May 13, 2014 5 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones
Motorola Moto E announced in India – made to last, priced for all

Motorola Moto E announced in India – made to last, priced for all

Motorola is currently announcing their newest handset the Motorola Moto E in India. But, the phone has been launched in India, and while the handset isn’t much in terms of specs, it’s priced competitively, launching at 6,999INR which is approximately AUD$125. The phone will be on-sale in India from midnight tonight through Flipkart. There has been no further retailers announced at this stage, but we are contacting Motorola Australia for further information on global availability. The specs on the device include a 4.3-inch qHD (960×540) resolution display which includes Gorilla Glass 3 on the front for protection. Behind the screen[Read More...]

by 6:09 PM on May 13, 2014 2 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Motorola Moto G Flip Shells now available at JB HiFi

Motorola Moto G Flip Shells now available at JB HiFi

The Motorola Moto G was announced back in November with an array of colourful cases, in different styles,  from standard ‘Shells’ to ‘Flip Shells’ and Active Grips. While we haven’t seen the Shells or Active Grips, nor the colourful selection – yet – you can now grab a Flip Shell in Black from JB Hifi. The Flip Shell will act as a ‘Smart Cover’  for your phone, sensing when the flip cover is open or closed. The Black Flip Shell will set you back $29.95 but they are currently a little scarce, with two out of the three JB Hifi[Read More...]

by 2:48 PM on May 13, 2014 2 comments Accessories, Manufacturer
Motorola Moto G appears on Amazon with universal LTE

Motorola Moto G appears on Amazon with universal LTE

The Motorola Moto G is undoubtedly a decent, if not low spec, handset, but one of the features most people probably missed was LTE; it was notably absent. While this probably contributes to the better than average battery life on the Moto G, it also contributes to slower data speeds, and consternation amongst geeks. However, it seems as if Motorola might be set to answer the wants of these people, with a Moto G appearing on Amazon with the description “Universal LTE”. You can find the listing for yourselves via the usual product listing for the Moto G on Amazon[Read More...]

by 1:44 PM on May 13, 2014 2 comments News, Phones, Rumours
Moto E confirmed by Brazilian phone retailer; specs and photos inside.

Moto E confirmed by Brazilian phone retailer; specs and photos inside.

We just finish publishing a story on how the Moto E was leaked on Motorola’s Facebook page in Mexico overnight, and the leaks just keep coming! This time, Brazilian retailer Fast Shop has published some details of the upcoming Moto E on its online store today, with images and a full list of confirmed specifications. We know the Moto E will initially come in three colours; black,turquoise and lemon, and will feature a 4.3″ display with Gorilla Glass. No resolution is specified, but HD seems unlikely in the context of the phone’s low spec aims. A 1.2GHz dual core Snapdragon[Read More...]

by 5:00 PM on May 10, 2014 3 comments News, Phones
Motorola Moto E shows up in Indian importer manifest

Motorola Moto E shows up in Indian importer manifest

Evidence is continuing to mount that the Motorola event scheduled for May 13th in London, is in fact to launch a new low-cost handset the Moto E. Indian importer/exporter Zauba have listed the handset with model # xt1022, which also lists some basic specs. As you can see the manifest confirms the Motorola Moto E name and also the 4GB of internal storage which has been rumoured : The manifest only lists the white version and confirms 4GB of internal storage, although it’s rumoured to be backed up by a microSD Card reader. Other specs rumoured for the Moto E[Read More...]

by 10:41 PM on May 6, 2014 0 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Motorola Moto X+1 leaked on Moto Maker site

Motorola Moto X+1 leaked on Moto Maker site

Usually, a manufacturer is the last place you look for leaks to occur regarding an unannounced smartphone, but it appears that Motorola was a little sloppy on their Moto Maker site overnight. Someone in the web team left a little easter egg accidentally on their site, confirming earlier reports from @EvLeaks that the follow-up to the Moto X would be called the Moto X+1. The picture has now been removed, but has been copied down for all the internet to see : Motorola have a new phone coming – possibly two. There’s an event scheduled for May 13th, where they’re[Read More...]

by 7:15 AM on May 3, 2014 3 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
New Motorola smartphone – ‘Made to Last, Priced for All’ to be announced May 13

New Motorola smartphone – ‘Made to Last, Priced for All’ to be announced May 13

Motorola is apparently set to launch a new smartphone in just under two weeks, sending out press invites to an event scheduled in London on May 13. The invite, which announces the new phone will be ‘Made to Last, Priced for All’ also mentions that it will be aimed at connecting more people. So this new phone launch could be a super cheap phone. Motorola has since the Moto G, expressed an interest in the lower end of the smartphone market, leaving the other manufacturers to fight it out over the higher end. This seems to have been working somewhat[Read More...]

by 7:59 AM on May 1, 2014 6 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Motorola Moto X successor – XT912A shows up on GFXBench

Motorola Moto X successor – XT912A shows up on GFXBench

The successor to the Motorola Moto X has apparently shown up on benchmarking site GFXBench, giving us an insight into what could be announced later this ‘Summer’. Motorola announced during a Q&A session held at Mobile World Congress (MWC) that they would be releasing an update to the Moto X in Summer (Our winter here in Australia). The use of the XT912 code is a little odd, given it was the original code for the Droid RAZR in the US, but this is the XT912A. Anyway, the specs listed in GFXBench show that the updated Moto X, called the Moto[Read More...]

by 9:09 AM on April 26, 2014 8 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
The Future Of Motorola

The Future Of Motorola

When Lenovo purchased Motorola Mobility from Google earlier this year there was some scepticism about what would happen to Motorola’s line of Android devices. Anyone who has seen a Moto G or a Moto X knows that Motorola have a close to pure stock Android experience. The UI is stock Android in its design but Motorola have added some excellent features to it without ruining the user experience (*cough TouchWiz*). Today Motorola VP of software, Punit Soni, took to a Google Hangout to answer questions from Joe Public regarding Motorola and their vision for the future. Punit stated that Motorola[Read More...]

by 9:28 PM on April 24, 2014 2 comments News