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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 …

Motorola UK have a sale on people!

Morning. It’s hump day, which means it’s the middle of the week. Wednesday to be precise, and right now there’s a Motorola sale on. If you want a deal, head to this special Motorola page where they have huge discounts on a range of products. We’re talking a …

Currys kick off a sale, but there’s still a good deal at Tesco

I’ve been having a look through the Currys sale and, like the little bargain hunter I am, I’ve found a few goodies that could tickle your deal-bones. If you’ve got the Samsung Galaxy S5 they’ve reduced the S-View case to £9.97. It was, apparently, £44.99, which is just.. …

Motorola announce the Moto G 4G and Moto Maker for Moto 360

Motorola and their devices are becoming rather predictable, don’t get me wrong their products are great, it’s just we saw the 4G version of the 2014 Moto G coming a mile off. Which is exactly what they announced yesterday evening, along with Moto Maker for the Moto 360. …

MWC – Moto E updated and available now

Morning Coolsmartphoners. Hope you’re all well. We’re just about to board our private jet to Barcelona so that we can be all over that Mobile World Congress thing. It’s going to be huge, and already there’s the likes of Motorola trying to jump the gun with limelight-grabbing announcements …

4K Drone video shot using a smartphone

We’ve probably all seen those rather beautiful videos filmed using super-steady drones. However, if you want to step things up a bit and film in full 4K video you could have a slight problem. You might need to upgrade the camera hanging under the drone or perhaps get …

Motorola Moto G + 4G hot deal

If you’ve got any money left after Black Friday, Panic Tuesday, Boxing Day and the January Sales then I’m quite frankly astonished. However, if there is a bit still floating around in your wallet then you could perhaps treat yourself to this easily-unlockable Motorola Moto G 4G, which …

Motorola Moto X 2014 – Review

Motorola last year showed the world that you didn’t need to have the highest possible specs to create a really decent phone. Last year’s Moto X was behind the rest of the pack spec wise and it offered a really good package, this year’s model they’ve increased the …

Hello Moto, now part of Lenovo

We’ve known about this particular change-of-hands for a while now, but various legal approvals and boxes needed to be ticked before it could be rubber-stamped. Motorola Mobility today becomes part of Lenovo, who have already given us some rather tasty devices this year like the S850 and the …

Android L: Looking like its likely to land soon

We’ve been waiting a while for Google to launch their operating system and the accompanying hardware. All that flatter looking, Material Design goodness looks like its coming that one step closer for us to get our hands on with the launch of these three YouTube ads. The first …

Motorola Moto G 2014 – Review

  The original Motorola Moto G was a great phone, it redefined a genre, it showed people that a reasonably cheap device could offer performance and an experience similar to phones costing way more than it did. Not only did the Moto G offer a whole load of …

The Motorola Nexus 6 seems to be a thing

Rumours fly around about the next iteration of the big name devices. Be it an iPhone, a Nokia Lumia, a Sony Xperia and yes of course the Nexus devices. This year is no different, but they seem to have gone a little too far this time. Android Police …

Meet your Moto Maker

Hot on the heels of the Moto Store opening virtually in the UK, Moto Maker has now become available here in the UK too. As predicted when the store opened up, Moto Maker, Motorola’s online phone customisation tool, has become available to us here in the UK. As …

Motorola’s online stores make it to our rainy shores

Firstly, if you have still decided to indulge in this article after reading my terrible rhyming title, thank you. Motorola has, for a short while, been selling their latest generation phones through their own website in the US. This current generation has been met with open arms and …

Moto 360 sells out quickly

Priced in the US at $249.99, the Moto 360 could, for a brief moment earlier, be purchased from the Motorola website. If you’re lucky you can perhaps have a look in Best Buy stores and get one there. By the looks of the quick sales, it’s proving popular. …

Info about the Motorola Moto S starts to appear

Rumours about Motorola and their next line of devices are all over the Internet at the moment, we’ve heard about the Moto X+1, the Moto G2 and also the potential Nexus device codenamed Shamu. Well a photo of the screen protector Motorola devices ship with has appeared online …

Moto 360 images leak – looks good

With the release of the Samsung Gear Live and the LG G Watch, Android Wear is up and running. The last confirmed device to be released is the Moto 360, pictures of which have now leaked. The images show the round design that Motorola have chosen for their …

Moto G successor, XT1063, surfaces in benchmarks

The Moto G and the follow up 4G model, have made a good impression here at Coolsmartphone, being very affordable and having above average specs for the price range. Therefore, it should come as no great surprise that Motorola have a successor in development – the XT1063. Don’t …

Motorola Moto G 4G – Review

The Motorola Moto G will go down in history as a genre redefining phone. It was designed to be as fluid and functional as a flagship device and yet cost a portion of one. I’ve owned mine since about last November and absolutely loved it, the review is …

Moto G 4G version, just £139

While you’re down at the local Tesco getting that “special cream” and a sneaky bottle of wine, why not take a look at the new 4G version of the Moto G. Right now at Tesco they’re asking just £139 for this handset on Pay As You Go, which …

Expansys also off-loading the Moto G 4G

Yesterday the people at Phones 4u told us that they had a little early exclusive on the new 4G version of the Moto G. However, we’ve also found that Expansys are kicking them out for the almost same amount SIM-free. Front-up £159.99 and you can have it from …

A mystery Motorola phone seems to keep leaking out

The Motorola Moto X and G are great little devices, with the latest Moto E also offering an even cheaper option. But now there seems to be another variant the Motorola Victara, which seems from the leaked images to be a Verizon version of the Moto E. There …

Get the Moto G 4G right now

You’ve hopefully read our Moto G review and, if you’re gunning for the new 4G version, you’ll probably want to know that it’ll be coming rather soon indeed. However, what you might not know is that you can actually get one today as Phones 4u seem to have …

Motorola announce Android 4.4.3 availability for the US

Recently Motorola have got a bit of a name for themselves, in that they release the latest versions of Android pretty damn quickly after Google release it. This time round it’s going to be no different, as Motorola US have announced the availability for the Moto X and …

Moto E. £10 cheaper than you thought

The all-new budget Moto E just got a little cheaper thanks to a cheeky little discount code you can apply at Tesco Direct. Whack in the code TDX-TH6W and you’ll get £10 off the price, bringing it down from £79.99 to £69.99, then you can pop into Tesco …

Motorola also announce a 4G version of the Moto G

Today we have been treated to not just one piece of news from Motorola but two. Alongside the announcement of the uber cheap Moto E they have also announced the Moto G in a 4G variety This great wee phone will come with the addition of a Micro …

Moto E revealed

Here in London Motorola have just announced this, the Moto E. Dubbed the “featurephone killer” by some, it’s everything we expected – a well-built, cheap smartphone… Made to Last. Priced for All Powered by Android 4.4.2, KitKat, the E also has a 4.3” display with 256ppi. You can …

Moto E spotted before launch day.

Some very official looking shots Motorola’s new device the Moto E, have turned up online over the weekend ahead of it’s launch on Tuesday. The images show the new phone will look similar to the Moto G in design and be available in black and white, and renowned …

Motorola to announce another new phone in days

In just a couple of weeks Motorola are set to release another new phone. The event will be held in London where the company are to show off a phone which is “priced for all” and “made to last”. So, perhaps expect a fairly cheap rugged device maybe. …