Latest Motorola phone news

Motorola Moto E5 render leak shows repositioned fingerprint scanner

Motorola Moto E5 render leak shows repositioned fingerprint scanner

By Max Langridge

A new year brings a new wave of smartphones, not least from Motorola, which launched five series of smartphones in 2017. We'd expect successors to the majority of them this year and the first to be leaked is the Moto E5. Motorola to release X5, E5 and... Read more

What are Moto Mods? Everything you need to know about the snap-on accessories for Moto Z

What are Moto Mods? Everything you need to know about the snap-on accessories for Moto Z

By Mike Lowe

The smartphone industry is always seeking the next big thing. For Motorola that's Moto Mods (or Moto Snaps in some territories): clip-on accessories that work with its Z-series of phones and transform their functionality or style.Lenovo launched the Moto... Read more

Motorola to release X5, E5 and G6 smartphones in 2018, Play name to return

Motorola to release X5, E5 and G6 smartphones in 2018, Play name to return

By Max Langridge

It seems like only yesterday we were writing about the Motorola Moto X4, and in fact our review of the current X-series flagship only went live at the beginning of this month. But in the world of smartphones things move at lightning speed, so much so,... Read more

Motorola's latest Moto Mod is a Polaroid printer for your phone

Motorola's latest Moto Mod is a Polaroid printer for your phone

By Elyse Betters

Motorola has a new Moto Mod: the Polaroid Insta-Share Printer.Motorola has a handful of modular attachments for its Moto Z smartphone line. These attachments, dubbed Moto Mods, expand the functionality of a phone. In this case, the Polaroid Insta-Share... Read more

Motorola made a £99 Moto Mod speaker with built-in Amazon Alexa

Motorola made a £99 Moto Mod speaker with built-in Amazon Alexa

By Elyse Betters

Motorola has announced a new Moto Mod for its Moto Z phones.It's a $149.99/£99 speaker attachment with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant. In other words, it turns your phone into a little Echo device. Called the Moto Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa, the... Read more

Motorola Moto X4: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

Motorola Moto X4: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

By Britta O'Boyle

Motorola will have five phone ranges on shelves before the end of 2017. We've already seen the new Moto G5 range, Moto C range, Moto E range, as well as the Moto Z2 Play and Moto Z2 Force, but the Moto X has also made a comeback.The Moto X took a... Read more

Moto X4 fully revealed in pics shared by official Motorola distributor

Moto X4 fully revealed in pics shared by official Motorola distributor

By Elyse Betters

In case you haven't heard, Lenovo-owned Motorola is reviving the Moto X line in the form of the Moto X4.The device is set to be released this year, but we already know what it looks like, thanks to Motorola Iran's official distributor, which seems to... Read more

These hands-on pics show the Motorola Moto X4 in the incredibly shiny flesh

These hands-on pics show the Motorola Moto X4 in the incredibly shiny flesh

By Max Langridge

We're expecting Motorola to officially unveil the Moto X4 smartphone next week at IFA. The only reason is to the phone in the flesh, as we know practically everything there is to know about it thanks to a leak from Android Authority near the start of... Read more

Full Motorola X4 specs and press images leak ahead of launch

Full Motorola X4 specs and press images leak ahead of launch

By Max Langridge

We've known for some time that Motorola would be releasing a new X-series smartphone sometime this year thanks to a leaked presentation slide. Evan Blass then shared the name Moto X4, which is what we've been using to refer to the upcoming smartphone.... Read more

Motorola's Gamepad Moto Mod is now available to pre-order

Motorola's Gamepad Moto Mod is now available to pre-order

By Elyse Betters

Motorola has announced more details about its Moto GamePad, including that you can pre-order now, though there's a catch.When Lenovo-owned Motorola unveiled the Moto Z2 Play smartphone in June, it also announced a new Moto Mod that attaches to all Moto... Read more

Motorola just announced a 'special edition' Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus

Motorola just announced a 'special edition' Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus

By Elyse Betters

Motorola is adding to the G-series of smartphones.Moto G5SThe company has announced the "special edition" Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus, both of which supposedly offer "several upgrades on the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus". For instance the Moto G5S has an all-metal... Read more

Motorola made a new 360-degree camera mod for all Moto Z phones

Motorola made a new 360-degree camera mod for all Moto Z phones

By Elyse Betters

Lenovo-owned Motorola has introduced a new Moto Mod for its modular smartphones.While announcing its latest phone, the Moto Z2 Force, Motorola ynveiled its latest Moto Mod: a 360-degree camera. Called the Moto 360 Camera mod, it features two camera... Read more

Motorola Moto Z2 Force: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

Motorola Moto Z2 Force: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

By Britta O'Boyle

The Motorola Moto Z launched in 2016 as Motorola's first crack at a modular mobile, brought in to replace the flagship X series. Now, in 2017, Motorola appears to be looking to reintroduce the X series, but the Z range remains at the top of the family... Read more

Moto Z2 Force is the ultra-tough dual-camera modular phone you've been waiting for

Moto Z2 Force is the ultra-tough dual-camera modular phone you've been waiting for

By Mike Lowe

The Moto Z2 now comes in two flavours: the Z2 Play, which we initially reviewed back in June upon its release; and the Z2 Force, a high-end model in the series, which we saw during preview sessions behind closed doors back in May this year.As with all... Read more

Moto Z2 Force leak fully shows off the phone in hands-on images

Moto Z2 Force leak fully shows off the phone in hands-on images

By Elyse Betters

Lenovo might soon introduce a new phone, dubbed Moto Z2 Force, if new image leaks are deemed to be legit.The new phone would be a successor to last year’s Moto Z Force, a version of the Moto Z modular flagship. Keep in mind this device would be different... Read more

Motorola to hold 25 July event, likely for new phones and mods

Motorola to hold 25 July event, likely for new phones and mods

By Elyse Betters

Motorola is holding an event in New York City in a couple weeks.The Lenovo-owned company has sent out invites to the media for a launch event on 25 July, telling guests: “You won’t want to miss this". The actual invite is a GIF of a hallway of some... Read more

Lenovo's new Moto X4 aluminium phone revealed in photo, spec leak

Lenovo's new Moto X4 aluminium phone revealed in photo, spec leak

By Elyse Betters

Lenovo is planning a new Moto device, and a photo of it has leaked out.Not only has a photo of Lenovo’s new Moto device surfaced, but also a report with detailed specs and an approximate release date. According to VentureBeat's Evan Blass, the device... Read more

Motorola officially announces Moto E4 and Moto E4 Plus

Motorola officially announces Moto E4 and Moto E4 Plus

By Max Langridge

Motorola has officially announced details of the new not-quite entry-level Moto E series. We say not-quite entry-level, because that accolade belongs to the Moto C series, which is due for release later this year. The biggest change with 2017's model... Read more

Lenovo unveils Moto Z2 Play phone with four new Moto Mods

Lenovo unveils Moto Z2 Play phone with four new Moto Mods

By Elyse Betters

Lenovo-owned Motorola has made the Moto Z2 Play official. It's the latest modular smartphone from the company, compatible with Moto Mods accessories.Motorola introduced the Moto Z Play last August; a chunkier, battery-laden mid-range version of the top-spec... Read more

Lenovo will unveil its 'next bold phone' on 1 June, likely Moto Z2 Play

Lenovo will unveil its 'next bold phone' on 1 June, likely Moto Z2 Play

By Elyse Betters

Lenovo is gifting us with a new Moto smartphone tomorrow.The company's Motorola Canada Twitter account has teased it will announce its “next bold phone" on Thursday. The tweet includes a GIF of a woman who looks straight out of the 80s. Is it a clue... Read more

Latest Moto Z2 Play leaks show phone in full, might launch 1 June

Latest Moto Z2 Play leaks show phone in full, might launch 1 June

By Elyse Betters

Lenovo-owned Motorola is working on a follow-up to the Moto Z Play, and now, thanks to leaks, we're beginning to know more about it.WinFuture has shared new information on the device as well as a few images. We can see three different colour variants... Read more

Moto Z2 Play pictures and further specs revealed, Snapdragon 626 and 3,000mAh battery confirmed

Moto Z2 Play pictures and further specs revealed, Snapdragon 626 and 3,000mAh battery confirmed

By Rik Henderson

Earlier this week, pictures and some specifications of the forthcoming Moto Z2 Play smartphone were found on the website of the TENAA, China's mobile certification agency.Now further alleged specs have been revealed, thanks to a posting on GeekBench.It... Read more

Motorola Moto G5S and G5S Plus with dual-camera on their way according to leaked photos

Motorola Moto G5S and G5S Plus with dual-camera on their way according to leaked photos

By Max Langridge

Motorola could be either adding to, or already replacing, the G-series of smartphones. The company only recently launched the G5 and G5 Plus, but images of two new phones, purporting to be the G5S and G5S Plus have appeared online, courtesy of AndroidAndMe.... Read more

This is our first look at the Moto Z2

This is our first look at the Moto Z2

By Max Langridge

An image purporting to be of the Motorola Moto Z2 has appeared online, courtesy of Android Authority. The Moto Z2 would be a third Z-family phone, and would join the Moto Z2 Play and Moto Z2 Force. The latter two were both seen on a company presentation slide... Read more

It's official: Lenovo unveils Moto C and Moto C Plus budget phones

It's official: Lenovo unveils Moto C and Moto C Plus budget phones

By Elyse Betters

Lenovo-owned Motorola has made its Moto C and Moto C Plus official.First leaked last month, the new budget smartphones are at the very low end of Motorola’s smartphone lineup, and they are the company’s most affordable devices too. They start at £89... Read more

Motorola's smartphone strategy for 2017 revealed, Moto X returns

Motorola's smartphone strategy for 2017 revealed, Moto X returns

By Max Langridge

Motorola's smartphone plans for the year ahead have been leaked in a presentation slide on Evan Blass' Twitter account, and it appears there are five phone ranges on their way, including a Moto X. Blass has also tweeted an image showing Moto X4, which... Read more

Moto Z2 Play might be thinner but will have a smaller battery, leak says

Moto Z2 Play might be thinner but will have a smaller battery, leak says

By Elyse Betters

Lenovo-owned Motorola is working on a follow-up to the Moto Z Play, but it might not be as awesome as the original.Motorola introduced the Moto Z Play, an Android modular smartphone, last August. It's a mid-range version of the Moto Z, which debuted a... Read more

Latest Moto Z2 Force leak reveals phone will have a headphone jack

Latest Moto Z2 Force leak reveals phone will have a headphone jack

By Elyse Betters

Lenovo might introduce a new phone dubbed Moto Z2 Force.The phone would be a successor to last year’s Moto Z Force, a version of the Moto Z. It's thicker and sports a longer battery life, higher-resolution camera, and a shatterproof display. Now, days... Read more

Motorola budget phones, Moto C and Moto C Plus, revealed in new leak

Motorola budget phones, Moto C and Moto C Plus, revealed in new leak

By Elyse Betters

Lenovo has a couple new budget devices up its sleeve.While at MWC 2017 in February, Lenovo-owned Motorola unveiled the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus for £169 and £259, respectively. If you thought Lenovo was done with affordable smartphones for the year,... Read more

Motorola Moto G5 and G5 Plus: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

Motorola Moto G5 and G5 Plus: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

By Britta O'Boyle

Motorola has changed hands more times than a used car in recent years, skipping over to Google and then to Lenovo where it currently resides. With future phones carrying the Moto branding - and a shake-up in 2016 introducing the Moto Z family, it was unclear... Read more

Motorola Moto G5 and G5 Plus arrive to retain the budget smartphone crown

Motorola Moto G5 and G5 Plus arrive to retain the budget smartphone crown

By Max Langridge

After being subject to its fair share of leaks, Motorola has officially unveiled the G5 and G5 Plus at its press conference during Mobile World Congress. With its predecessors being the best budget smartphones currently available, the newcomers certainly... Read more

Lenovo to launch 12 Moto Mods in 2017 that'll work with future phones

Lenovo to launch 12 Moto Mods in 2017 that'll work with future phones

By Elyse Betters

Lenovo wants you to know that it still likes the whole modular phone thing, and that more Moto Mods are coming.Lenovo's Moto Z line, which released in 2016, has a modular design, but with LG ditching modular smartphones after just one attempt, many have... Read more

Real-life Moto G5 photos confirm metal back and Android 7.0 Nougat

Real-life Moto G5 photos confirm metal back and Android 7.0 Nougat

By Max Langridge

Just a day after official promotional listings for the Motorola Moto G5 and G5 Plus leaked online, we've now been given our first proper look at what the incoming mid-ranger will look like. We've already seen alleged real life photos of the G5 Plus, so... Read more

Motorola Moto G5 listings leak ahead of MWC launch

Motorola Moto G5 listings leak ahead of MWC launch

By Max Langridge

The Motorola Moto G5 and G5 Plus are expected to be unveiled at Mobile World Congress in one week. But even though there's not long to go, that hasn't stopped information from leaking onto the internet. Online retailer Ktronix accidentally posted, and... Read more

Motorola sends out invites to 26 February event, likely for new phone

Motorola sends out invites to 26 February event, likely for new phone

By Elyse Betters

Motorola is teasing a new phone launch.The Lenovo-owned company has sent an event invitation to the media. It depicts a Moto smartphone casting a shadow in the shape of the Sagrada Familia church in Barcelona. The company has scheduled its event there... Read more

This could be our first look at the Moto G5 Plus

This could be our first look at the Moto G5 Plus

By Max Langridge

Photos purporting to be the Moto G5 Plus have appeared on Romanian reselling site OLX, and picked up by Reddit and Phonedog. If you think the design and overall look of the phone seems familiar, it's because it's not too dissimilar to the renders of the... Read more

These amazing renders show the Moto X (2017) will be a mid-range handset

These amazing renders show the Moto X (2017) will be a mid-range handset

By Max Langridge

Earlier in December, some images purporting to be the 2017 Motorola Moto X appeared online. Now, some renders of the same device have surfaced, from usually reliable Twitter user @OnLeaks, and they look strikingly similar to the in-the-wild photos. While... Read more

This awesome photo leak shows a forthcoming 2017 Moto handset

This awesome photo leak shows a forthcoming 2017 Moto handset

By Max Langridge

Clear images have surfaced online purporting to be the 2017 Motorola Moto X smartphone. The images have been taken by an "anonymous tipster" and picked up by Techdroider and clearly show a future Moto smartphone.The pictures show the phone will come with... Read more

Motorola’s Moto Z is now Daydream-ready, thanks to Nougat

Motorola’s Moto Z is now Daydream-ready, thanks to Nougat

By Elyse Betters

Motorola has announced the Moto Z is finally getting the Nougat update.In a blog post Monday, the Lenovo-owned smartphone maker said it will roll out Android 7.0 Nougat globally to the Moto Z and Moto Z Force this week.But that's not the biggest aspect... Read more

All future Lenovo phones will be released under the Moto brand

All future Lenovo phones will be released under the Moto brand

By Max Langridge

Lenovo has announced that all of its future smartphones will be sold under the Moto brand name, as it looks to bring together its existing business with Motorola's after acquiring the latter company in 2014. Lenovo P2 preview: Boasting a 5,100mAh battery... Read more

Motorola Moto M may not have such a huge battery after all

Motorola Moto M may not have such a huge battery after all

By Max Langridge

Images purporting to be the Motorola Moto M leaked last week, the company's new mid-range handset. The alleged specs list for the Moto M was impressive too, as it included a 5100mAh battery. That might not be the case though, as Steve Hemmerstoffer of... Read more

Motorola has a mid-range phone on the way, the Moto M

Motorola has a mid-range phone on the way, the Moto M

By Max Langridge

Lenovo-owned Motorola currently offers the flagship Moto Z and Moto X devices in the UK, along with the affordable, but excellent Moto G series. There's also the budget Moto E at the bottom-end. Moto Z vs Moto Z Play: What's the difference? Motorola Moto... Read more

Moto Z is now available in the UK, for £499

Moto Z is now available in the UK, for £499

By Chris Hall

The Moto Z, that razr thin phone that dropped the headphone socket in favour of USB Type-C, and offers endless customisation through Moto Mods is now available to buy in the UK.Starting life as a Verizon exclusive in the US, Moto was always a little tight-lipped... Read more

Full Moto E3 specs finally confirmed

Full Moto E3 specs finally confirmed

By Cam Bunton

Motorola has finally lifted the lid on the full specs of the 2016 Moto E. And, as expected, the feature list pretty much lines up with the budget price point, but could still make for one of the best affordable smartphones around this year. With a few... Read more

Motorola launches third-gen Moto E, confirms Moto G4 Play for UK

Motorola launches third-gen Moto E, confirms Moto G4 Play for UK

By Chris Hall

It looks like Lenovo's Moto refresh isn't yet complete, with the company today announcing a new Moto E handset. This third-gen Moto E slips into the bottom of the Moto line, but still offers you plenty for the £99 asking price. With the Moto G4 jumping... Read more

How to watch Hasselblad event: X1D and Moto Mod cameras expected

How to watch Hasselblad event: X1D and Moto Mod cameras expected

By Elyse Betters

Hasselblad is holding an event in June, and we expect the professional-grade camera company to launch a Moto Mod camera as well as the world's first medium format mirrorless camera during the show.Although Hasselblad hasn't confirmed anything specific... Read more

Hasselblad event could reveal the Moto Mod camera we’ve been waiting for

Hasselblad event could reveal the Moto Mod camera we’ve been waiting for

By Luke Edwards

Hasselblad, the professional grade camera company, has just sent out invites to an event it's holding on 22 June. From the limited tease in the photo it looks like this could be the launch event for a Moto Mod camera for the Lenovo Moto Z.The photo on... Read more

Motorola Moto Z and Moto Z Force: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

Motorola Moto Z and Moto Z Force: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

By Chris Hall

Lenovo has taken to the stage at Lenovo Tech World 2016 to unveil its next-gen handset, the Moto Z, which steps into flagship territory.But rather than just launching one new handset, Motorola has unveiled two versions of this handset, the Moto Z and... Read more

Official: Moto Z and Moto Z Force shake it up with modular accessories

Official: Moto Z and Moto Z Force shake it up with modular accessories

By Cam Bunton

Lenovo has just taken the wraps off its next Moto-branded flagships: the Moto Z and the Moto Z Force which sit above the G-series in the pecking order, and are appropriately priced. Thanks to a plethora of leaks prior to the event, we weren’t exactly... Read more

Moto Z leaked early, official pic of Moto X replacement and Moto Mods revealed

Moto Z leaked early, official pic of Moto X replacement and Moto Mods revealed

By Rik Henderson

Lenovo accidentally revealed the full press image of the Moto Z ahead of its official on-stage unveiling at Lenovo Tech World.In addition, one of the Moto Mods add-on features was also posted on Twitter ahead of the announcement, presumably by mistake.Few... Read more