Last week, Motorola unveiled their new Moto G and the Moto X Pure Edition. Both of them continue Motorola’s streak of releasing low-cost smartphones. They cost $179.99 and $399.99, respectively. Motorola, now a Lenovo company, was focused on customization and functionality in their latest phone releases. Both of Motorola’s new phones run Android Lollipop 5.1.1.
The Moto X Pure Edition has 5.7” Quad HD screen (with Corning Gorilla Glass 3), a 21 MP camera, a waterproof coating, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor is the same processor used in the LG G4. The Moto X Pure Edition, available this fall, will also come with the Turbo Power feature and a 3,000 mAh battery that is supposed to give the user enough power for a day. The Moto X Pure Edition is also extremely customizable having a total of 188 different backs, 7 different accents, and storage space of either 16GB, 32GB, or 64GB (it has a 3GB DDR RAM). The Moto X Pure Edition accepts up to 128GB of SD card storage.
The newly announced Moto G is waterproof and packs a 13 MP camera, 5” HD screen, and a 2470 mAh battery that is supposed to last all day. The Moto G can be bought through Moto Maker, a service that allows a customer to customize their phone, and the accent, front and back color, and engraving can be customized. You can also The Moto G uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor in the HTC Desire 510, LG Lancet, and 2nd Gen Motorola Moto E. It has either 8GB of storage with 1GB of RAM or 16GB of storage and 2GB of RAM. In both of those cases there is space for 32GB of SD card storage.
Overall, Motorola has released two new affordable phones that don’t get rid of any major features. It is a fair option for those who are looking for a affordable phone with mostly all features.