Tag Archives: Motorola

Unlocked Moto Z now available for pre-order from Motorola

UPDATE: Support for T-Mobile Wi-Fi Calling seemed unlikely given Motorola’s statement below, but now the company has confirmed that the Moto Z will not support Wi-Fi Calling on T-Mo.   After debuting in June, the unlocked Moto Z is finally available for pre-order. Motorola is now accepting pre-orders for the unlocked GSM version of the Moto Z. As of this writing, the Moto Z’s estimated delivery date is September 30. This Moto Z is … [read full article]

Moto G4 Play coming to the U.S., Amazon offering discounted Prime Exclusive model

Earlier this year, Amazon kicked off its Prime Exclusive initiative that offers discounts on unlocked smartphones in exchange for lock screen ads and Amazon apps on the phones. Today a third phone is joining the Prime Exclusive program. The Moto G4 Play is now available for pre-order from Amazon, and its pricing starts at $99.99 for the Prime Exclusive model. With this version, you’ll see personalized ads on the lock screen of the phone as … [read full article]

Moto Z Play features 5.5-inch display and 3,510mAh battery, unlocked model due in October

UPDATE: Motorola tells me that the Moto Z and Moto Z Play will support LTE band 12 and VoLTE.   After announcing the Moto Z earlier this year, Motorola today introduced another member of its Z family: the Moto Z Play. The Moto Z Play is a mid-range compliment to the Moto Z, offering features like a 5.5-inch 1920×1080 Super AMOLEd display and Snapdragon 625 processor. It’s also got a 16-megapixel rear camera with laser … [read full article]

Nexus 6 data connectivity issues now resolved, says Google

Last week, reports began popping up that Nexus 6 owners on T-Mobile (and on some other networks around the world) were having issues staying connected to LTE. The good news is that the bug should now be squashed. Google employee Orrin Hancock says that the bug with GPS that caused cellular connectivity to drop “should now be resolved.” He doesn’t say exactly what the fix was, just that “we have made a few changes on … [read full article]

Nexus 6 data connectivity issues affecting some T-Mobile customers

Are you a Nexus 6 owner that’s been having issues connecting to T-Mobile’s LTE network lately? If so, you’re not alone. Several Nexus 6 owners are reporting that their phones keep losing their data connection to T-Mobile’s network (and some other networks around the globe). There are reports of issues on Reddit, Google Product Forums, T-Mobile’s support forums, and more. Unfortunately, it’s not clear exactly what’s causing the problem. @micweis we … [read full article]

Unlocked Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus now available for pre-order

Motorola’s Moto G line is known for offering affordable Android smartphones, and today the latest models became available for pre-order in the U.S. Both the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus are now available for pre-order from Motorola’s website. They’re being offered with Moto Maker, which means that you can customize the front, back, and accent colors of your phone and add an engraving if you’d like. Pricing starts at $199 for the 16GB … [read full article]

Moto Z official with Moto Mods modules, unlocked model coming this fall

Nearly one year after introducing the Moto X Pure Edition, Motorola and Lenovo have taken the wraps off of its successor, the Moto Z. Yep, they skipped Y. The highlight feature of the Moto Z is its Moto Mods. These are modules that snap on to the back of the Moto Z and connect to the phone using 16 pins at the bottom of its backside. Motorola has already prepped several Moto Mods modules for … [read full article]

Moto X Pure Edition available for $349.99 as an Amazon Deal of the Day

Another smartphone deal has surfaced. This time it’s the Moto X Pure Edition that’s getting discounted, with Amazon knocking $100 off the device’s asking price. That means that you can get the black or white Moto X Pure Edition with 32GB of storage for $349.99. If you’d prefer a more premium backside, Amazon is also discounting the 32GB model with a bamboo back, pricing … [read full article]