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MWC 2017 Barcelona: Launches and Press Conferences in a nutshell

Mobile World Congress (MWC 2017) kicked off this morning in Barcelona, Spain. This is arguably the most important event of the year for the mobile industry. As customary, most of the big brands that sell smartphones, tablets and attachments held their product launch events and press conferences in …

Moto M released, bringing bling to a premium low-tier thing

Earlier on this year, I recommended the Moto G 4th gen to someone. They were on a budget and they’d been using what I think was the original Moto G (the Moto G OG, if you will) quite happily for a very long time. Alas, no memory card …

Moto G Play now available on Vodafone

The Motorola Moto G4 Play is a handset you can buy right now on the Motorola website. £129.98 gets you a 5″ 720p HD screen (1280×720), Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with 16GB of on-board storage and a microSD card slot. Whilst the 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 quad-core CPU and …

IFA Berlin 2016 – Lenovo Press Conference

Coolsmartphone.com, represented by the Chief Pixel Density Enthusiast, is at the Lenovo Press Conference for you. You may be gutted Matteo is not on the Podcast, but it is all to bring you the latest from Berlin. Lenovo start by speaking of hardware testing and then Moto Mods. …

The Moto E 3rd Generation goes on sale in September

This week Lenovo announced the Moto E 3rd Generation which will go on sale in September globally. The budget Moto E line has reached its 3rd generation. What we now refer to as Lenovorola seems to be almost overlapping the entry level Moto E 3rd Generation, an entry …

Motorola Moto G4 – Now available to buy

The Moto G handsets have always been known as good value and good quality phones. Now, the Moto G4 that we covered a short while ago is available to buy. Expansys have it unlocked for £168.99 and John Lewis for £159.95. You can also find it for £156 …

Moto phones get their own Motorola Camera app in the Play Store

Why is this a thing worth mentioning? There’s a camera app specifically for Motorola phones (called surprisingly enough, Motorola Camera). It largely depends on whether you have a Motorola phone or not. More precisely, whether you have, or intend to get, one of the 2016 crop of Motorola …

Motorola unveil the new Moto G series

The Moto G range has always been a stalwart in the budget Android device segment and with their latest release nothing changes on that front. As is expected from my new phone release the specs have taken a bit of a jump, as have the screen sizes. This …

Moto X Force – Dropped from a drone

Sure, our Moto X Force review was pretty comprehensive, but the one thing we didn’t do was… drop it 900 feet from a drone. Yes, the phone does have a shatterproof screen, but surely it wouldn’t be able to survive that, would it? Plus, even if it did, …

Moto X Force – Review

Have you ever dropped your phone, and then had that moment of panic before you pick it up when you think “Oh s*!t How much is that going to cost me to fix?” If you have, then this is the review you need to read. The Moto X …

Shatterproof Moto X Force priced up

Fancy a handset with a shatterproof screen? It should be appealing for those of you with the infamous “dropsies” :) Our main man Garry has already unboxed the Moto X Force and you can see his video below, however it’s now showing up on Carphone Warehouse with prices …

So long Moto..rola

It’s a brand which is well known here in the UK. I’m sure we still have the “Hello Moto” tagline stuck in our head, even though Motorola Mobility has been under the control of Lenovo for a while now. It’s been announced that the full Motorola name will …

Black Friday – Moto handsets dropped in price

Moto have kicked off their Black Friday offerings with deals running through until Monday. You can get cheap Moto handsets at a lot less than you’d normally pay. As an example, the Moto X Play has had a £60 reduction, knocking it down from £279 to £219. Meanwhile, …

Moto X Force released

Did anyone else notice that Motorola had released a new phone in the USA over the last few days? Well they did and it was called the Droid Turbo 2. Now Motorola have decided that we UK buyers are also worthy of such a powerful device too, albeit …

M&M – Motorola & Marshmallow

Motorola have announced which devices in its product portfolio will get the Android 6.0 update in a blog post. All the most recent devices are included, apart from the 2nd generation Moto E (the one with the bigger screen and 4G). The complete list is as follows: 2015 …

Motorola Moto G 3rd gen – Review

It has been just less than a couple of years since Motorola launched the original Moto G, and now the third iteration of Motorola’s successful device is with us. I recently live-blogged the announcement event for the 3rd generation Moto G, the Moto X Play and Moto X …

Motorola deals now on

It is, apparently, the summer. Motorola are keen to celebrate (and make some money) by starting a “Sizzling Summer Sale”. It’s on right now and ends on the last day of August. You can save quite a bit on this, including… £155 off selected Moto X phones – …

Motorola Triple Product Launch

Earlier this week we covered the Motorola Triple Product Launch in London with a live-blog and have discussed what was launched in a post and this week’s Coolsmartphone Podcast. Lets look at the three products Motorola launched in a bit more detail. Moto X Style Motorola’s new flagship. …

Hello Moto ….. G ….3rd … gen..

Sadly it wasn’t up for long, but this picture briefly appeared on the Digitec website which puportedly shows the Moto G 3rd Gen in all its glory. Due for a launch by LenovoMoto next week, it looks like they’ve jumped the gun early by revealing the 5″ 1080p …

Moto G 2015 (Third gen) rumours.

Details about the third incarnation of the hugely popular Motorola Moto G have leaked, and just to add to the confusion this is not the Moto G that was released earlier this year. Specs 5-inch 720p display. Snapdragon 410 processor. 1GB RAM. 8GB of storage. 13-megapixel rear camera, with …