Motorola's late summer product refresh in upon us. With a flurry of announcements today the company has refreshed its Moto X and Moto G, while at the same time announcing availability of the much-anticipated Moto 360 and a new accessory in the Moto Hint.
The long-awaited new Moto X is finally here. It bumps the screen up to 5.2-inches, adds an aluminum frame and gives you the option of having a real leather back. What's not to love? Well, waiting until later this month may be the only problem.
Speaking of getting a new device, Motorola has announced a phone trade-in program that could get you $300 off your new Moto X purchase. Time to start saving.
Just as important internationally, the new Moto G is also here. It's hitting the same $179 unlocked price as last year, but with solid upgrades in a few different areas. It's even available starting today.
Our long nerd nightmare is finally over — the Moto 360 goes on sale starting today. And at just $249 with a choice of three leather bands, we think more than a few folks will be grabbing a credit card today at noon ET.
Motorola's been busy, to say the least. And this is just the beginning of its latest products. Be sure to check back with us as we go through all of the finer details of the Moto X, Moto G and Moto 360. A full press release from Motorola with additional details can be found below.
Motorola Gives You the Power to Choose with New Smartphones, Wearables and Accessories
A year ago we relaunched Motorola with a very clear purpose -- to give you more meaningful choices that put you in control of your mobile experience. Today we take that promise to the next level with the introduction of the new Moto X and Moto G smartphones, Moto 360 watch, Moto Hint wireless earbud and Motorola Power Pack Micro. This dynamic new portfolio of products gives you unprecedented power to choose how your mobile technology fits into your life, with new customization options, better value and new ways to connect.
Choose the color or materials that grace the back of your phone. Choose to design your own software experience starting from pure Android. Choose to get the information you want most, either at a glance on your phone or on your wrist, or discreetly to your ear, without ever using your hands. And choose not to pay premium prices for premium experiences.
The new Moto X: Pure style. Pure performance.
The new Moto X is designed with a sense of style and balance, featuring a curved metal frame, vivid 5.2" Full HD display, and authentic materials such as FSC® certified woods and genuine Horween® leather that feel great in your hand. Moto X gives you fast performance with the latest, unadulterated version of Android along with the quickest updates. Enhanced voice control lets you select a custom prompt, and use your voice to do just about anything. Plus, Moto X learns your preferences and adapts to you, making everyday interactions easier. Creating your standout style is simple through our online customization studio, Moto Maker, available in the United States and select international markets.
The new Moto G: Exceptional phone. Exceptional price.
Moto G now comes with a brilliant 5" HD display plus stereo sound to fully enjoy your videos and photos. With its all-day battery, quad-core speed, the latest Android OS, plus the ability to customize your phone with Motorola Shells, Moto G keeps up with everything you do. And all of this starting at just $179.99.
Moto 360: It's time.
Moto 360 is a classically-designed, modern timepiece powered by Android Wear™. Comfortable, familiar, and crafted with the finest materials, Moto 360 keeps you up to date without taking you away from the moment. Glance at your wrist to see updates or just speak to get the info you need. Keep track of your steps and know your heart rate thanks to a built-in pedometer and heart rate monitor. Enjoy battery life that lasts all day, then just place Moto 360 on its wireless charging dock at night.
Moto Hint: In control. Out of sight.
Moto Hint is a discreet wireless earbud designed to look good and feel great. It gives you complete control of your phone and allows you to access everything you need by just using your voice. When paired with your Moto X, you can ask questions like "What's today's forecast?" or get turn by turn navigation directions, all without touching or even looking at your phone.
Power Pack Micro: Power in a Pinch.
Motorola Power Pack Micro is a portable battery that provides instant access to back-up power when you need it. Attach it to your keys or slip it into your pocket or bag. More than just a portable battery, Power Pack Micro also includes Motorola Keylink™, a phone and key finder which helps locate your phone or keys when they've been misplaced.
Global Availability and Pricing
The new Moto X will be coming to countries in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia starting later this month. Moto X will be available for as low as $99.99 with a new two-year customer agreement on select carriers in the US. It will be available off-contract and unlocked in the US from $499.99 on motorola.com.
The new Moto G is available starting today unlocked and off-contract for $179.99 USD on motorola.com, as well as retailers in the US. Moto G also goes on sale today in India, France, UK, Brazil, Spain, and on motorola.de in Germany. By end of year, the new Moto G will be available in more than a dozen countries and through several carrier partners around the world.
Moto 360 will be available in black leather and a limited edition gray leather with suede finish in the US today starting at noon EST for $249.99 USD on motorola.com, Google Play, and through Best Buy stores and BestBuy.com. Additionally, Moto 360 will be available in two metal options later this fall for $299.99 USD. For those who buy a Moto 360 today, there will be an option to purchase a metal band later this fall for $79.99 USD. Leather bands will also be available independently for $29.99 USD at that time.
Moto Hint will be available on motorola.com and select retailers in the US for $149.99 USD later this fall and will expand to other regions in time for the holidays.
Power Pack Micro will be available on motorola.com in the US for $39.99 starting today.
Trade In Your Phone for a New One
Our Trade In program makes it easier than ever to purchase a customized Moto X using Moto Maker. Just send in your old device, and we'll mail you a Motorola Visa Prepaid Card worth up to $300 depending upon the phone you send in. Visit our Trade In site to learn more.
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