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Will Lenovo kill the low-cost Moto X and Moto G?

In this edition of Ask Maggie CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers her perspective on whether Lenovo will continue Google's strategy for Motorola of offering low-cost, high-quality unlocked smartphones.

By January 31, 2014

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Apple's low-cost iPhone won't be cheap, says Pegatron CEO

The head of one of Apple's suppliers says the phone will be more of a midrange product with a relatively high price tag.

By June 20, 2013

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Apple suppliers ship parts for low-cost iPhone -- report

Parts are being shipped out for a new, cheaper iPhone, according to a report from the China Times.

By June 13, 2013

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Japan manufacturers said to gear up for Apple and iPhone 6

Machine tool and component makers in Japan are seeing brisk orders as components for the next-generation iPhone go into production. But Japanese suppliers are also looking beyond Apple.

By June 17, 2014

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iPhone 6 promises happy holidays for Apple

The electronics giant is projecting stronger-than-expected sales this holiday even after delivering better-than-anticipated revenue in the September quarter. The only negative was another drop in iPad sales.

By October 20, 2014

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Low-cost iPhone might use plastic body, report claims

The latest tidbit among the low-cost iPhone rumors suggests the phone would use an all-plastic body or a combination of plastic and metal.

By January 15, 2013

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Sigma CEO leads premium push in camera market (Q&A)

Under CEO Kazuto Yamaki, Sigma has helped transform the Japanese company so most of its revenue comes from higher-end products. Too bad about the camera business, though.

By September 21, 2014

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Google's Android One initiative launches in India with three $100 phones

The search giant's plan for conquering the cost-conscious hardware space bears fruit with three new devices -- Spice, Micromax, and Karbonn -- from India-based handset makers.

By September 15, 2014

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​Asus embraces old and new with ZenWatch, Netbook

It's no surprise at the IFA show to see another manufacturing power join the smartwatch market. But weren't Netbooks left for dead after consumers moved to tablets instead?

By September 3, 2014

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Moto G: Motorola's surprise hit, honed at knifepoint

While cheaper and less powerful than the Moto X, the Moto G is more critical to getting consumers back on the Motorola bandwagon, particularly in the world's fastest growing markets.

By September 8, 2014