Motorola Redefines Entry-Level Smartphones with Moto E
Why kill feature phones at all?
Then if your really cool you'll also need the new shinier one that's eleven percent faster and has 7 percent greater pixel density in 9 months, and you should be happy to pay more for the privilege of paying even more again to "upgrade". Gee thanks.
Lots of people don't need a smartphone, don't want a smartphone and absolutely shouldn't have to make up for the losses carriers incur due to smartphone subsidies but at least there are finally low cost actually-use-the-phone plans coming out now.
There are still many out there who...
Why would anyone use a cell phone to call people. Calling people takes so much time and effort. Just send a quick text and move on to the next thing.
The only way to kill feature phones...
And a lot of people want the simplicity of a basic phones. Smartphones require a bigger degree of a learning curve.