Sprint's Moto X Goes On Sale Friday for $199
Sprint today announced that the Motorola Moto X will be available online and in stores beginning Friday, September 6. Sprint is charging $199 for the 16GB Moto X, but will offer a $100 credit toward the purchase of a Moto X to those who port their number from another carrier. The promotion runs for a limited time. Sprint is selling both the black and white variants, and said that its customers, too, will have the opportunity to customize their Moto X with Moto Maker in the months to come. Sprint was not more specific about Moto Maker's availability.
Moto G Is Waterproof and Can Be Customized Via Moto Maker
Motorola today announced the Moto G, its mid-range powerhouse. The phone has a 5-inch HD screen, 13-megapixel main camera, and 5-megapixel user-facing camera.
More Carriers and Phone Makers Agree to Adopt Google's RCS-Based 'Android Messages' Service
Google today said more wireless network operators and handset manufacturers will use Android Messages, its RCS-based messaging service, as the default SMS/MMS tool on their phones. (Android Messages was previously known as Google Messenger.) Some of the features of RCS, which is a global standard, include group chat, high-resolution photo sharing, advanced calling features, and read receipts.
Sprint to Sell Motorola Moto E Across Its Prepaid Brands
Sprint today said it plans to sell the Motorola Moto E from Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile, and Sprint Prepaid this month. The Moto E, which has a larger screen and supports LTE 4G, is available in white from Boost Mobile beginning today for $99.99.
Lenovo to Sell Moto Z and Z Play Unlocked In October
Lenovo today said it will offer unlocked GSM variants of the Moto Z and Moto Z Play handsets later this fall. Pre-orders will kick off on September 15, with availability expected in early October.
Motorola Partners with Jonathan Adler for Unique Moto X Designs
Motorola today revealed a limited collection of Moto X Pure designs created by Jonathan Adler. Adler made three distinct Moto X handsets that will be available for preorder starting Nov.
A $200 price tag on a device Google, Motorola and analysts have all stated will soon be $100 in weeks... combined with the WORST NETWORK in the Western Hemisphere is just a bad combination. Who would want this mix?