Theis cheap as chips -- and you're about to get even more for your Moto money, as Motorola updates the super-cheap smart phone to cutting-edge KitKat.
The Moto G costs just £130, and will soon add Android 4.4.2 KitKat software to its solid list of specs. That makes it a pretty wallet-friendly way to get hold of Google's latest software, cheaper even than Google's own .
Motorola has announced the update for Moto G phones bought in the US; I've contacted Motorola to find out if the update is coming to the UK. Update: British phone fans will enjoy KitKat on the Moto G in January.
For your money you already get Android Jelly Bean, with a 720p screen, 5-megapixel camera, and a quad-core processor. Sure, it's not the most powerful of phones and it's not 4G, but it's no slouch either. In fact, the Moto G represents such good value that our trusty mobile phone reviewer Andy, who spent the whole year wading hip-deep through the many phones and tablets 2013 had to offer, .
For Andy, and the rest of us here, the Moto G sets "a new standard for affordable quality -- a standard that future budget manufacturers are going to have to work hard to rival, let alone beat".