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Motorola to unveil Moto G on Nov. 13; expect a low-cost smartphone

November 04, 2013|By Salvador Rodriguez
  • Motorola said it will hold an event on Nov. 13 to announce the Moto G, which is believed to be a low-cost version of the Moto X.
Motorola said it will hold an event on Nov. 13 to announce the Moto G, which… (Motorola )

Motorola has something big planned for next week, and we're thinking it'll likely announce a low-cost smartphone.

The Google-owned phone maker began teasing the Nov. 13 announcement by sending emails to journalists and adding a new section to its website.

The email and the new Web page both feature a globe with the Motorola logo etched in the middle. However, neither divulges much information besides saying "Moto G" and the Nov. 13 date.

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As speculation on the Web goes, the company is likely to unveil a low-cost and smaller-sized version of the Moto X flagship smartphone.

Some on the Web claim the device will feature a 4.5-inch screen, run on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and come with a 5-megapixel camera. Customers may also be able to choose from a number of different color options.

However, at this point, much of the talk about the Moto G remains speculation and nothing more.

Motorola tried to make a big splash in the smartphone market with the Moto X by letting AT&T customers customize the phone to their liking. But the strategy does not appear to have worked, since Motorola recently cut the price of the device in half.


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