The company says it made the decision after "ongoing dialogue" about its network optimization plan.
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.
It's not the sexiest wrist-companion you can buy, but at this price, it's definitely the best.
The potential launch date for a 5-inch version of the low-cost smartphone comes via the GSM Arena tech site, citing a retailer.
Motorola unveils a near-field communication security sticker for your wrist, Sony's high-priced Walkman gets buzz, and the cute Jibo robot wants to be part of the family.
With only weeks to go before its expected launch, the rumored Motorola smartphone gets detailed yet again.
The Moto 360 smartwatch, which sold out in a matter of hours last week, will also be available again, but in limited quantities.
The latest smartphone in Verizon's Droid franchise will boast rapid charging as its marquee feature.
The popular entry-level Android phone will be available next month for under $100, with no-contract plans starting at $5.
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