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Motorola prematurely posts the Lollipop release notes for the 2014 Moto X and Moto G

Motorola prematurely posts the Lollipop release notes for the 2014 Moto X and Moto G

Motorola today pulled the gun a bit early and rolled out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the Moto X (2014) to certain users. The company had apparently intended to push the update only to its soak testers but mistakenly pushed it to other users as well. 

New Moto G (2013) vs. Moto G (2013): Tech Specs shootout

New Moto G (2013) vs. Moto G (2013): Tech Specs shootout

Last week, Motorola unveiled the highly anticipated successor to the Moto G — the new Moto G. Besides the name, the handset sports similar specs as its predecessor except for a few minor upgrades.

New Moto G (2014): Tech Specs

New Moto G (2014): Tech Specs

Apart from the new Moto X, Motorola also announced the successor to the Moto G. The handset sports an identical design as its predecessor and only comes with some minor enhancements.

New Moto G goes official with a 5-inch display for $179

New Moto G goes official with a 5-inch display for $179

Besides the new Moto X, Motorola also unveiled the successor to the Moto G — its highly popular budget phone running a near stock build of Android.

The new Moto G sports a bigger screen and only slightly updated internals, which differentiates it from its predecessor. 

Moto G2 found in Indian import database

Moto G2 found in Indian import database

While Motorola’s Moto X successor, the Moto X+1, has been receiving the lion’s share of attention leading up to Motorola’s official announcement scheduled for September 4, in Chicago, Illinois, the Moto G’s successor is still coming, too. The middle child in Motorola’s new Moto family saw quite a bit of love when it launched globally in 2013, and now Motorola is gearing up to launch the successor. And it looks like India is getting a pretty big focus right out of the gate.

Moto G2 leaked images show colorful back covers ahead of launch

Moto G2 leaked images show colorful back covers ahead of launch

The second generation Moto G is expected to be announced alongside the next-gen Moto X on September 4, and leading up to the official launch date we’re still bearing witness to plenty of leaks. A new batch of photos is giving us a pretty clear look at the rumored Moto G2, along with some colorful backplates.

Brazilian retailer leaks Moto X+1 details, including leather back and more

Brazilian retailer leaks Moto X+1 details, including leather back and more

On August 21, one final leak from the prolific @evleaks account showcased what we could expect to see with the Moto X+1, Motorola’s upcoming hero device and successor to the successful Moto X from 2013. Now, a new leak from a Brazilian retailer has shed some light on a few key specs, which corroborates previous rumors, as well as gives us a clue to what’s new for customization options.

Motorola sends out press invites for the Moto X+1, G2 and 360 launch event

Motorola sends out press invites for the Moto X+1, G2 and 360 launch event

Motorola has just sent out press invites for an upcoming event in Chicago on September 4th, where it would be unveiling four new devices.

The “Moto Launch Experience” invite  is filled with taglines like “Chose To Discover”, “Choose to Have Fun” and “Choose a new experience.”

Moto G2 rumored to launch September 10 with 5-inch display and higher price tag

Moto G2 rumored to launch September 10 with 5-inch display and higher price tag

According to a retailer, which received the information directly from a Motorola representative, the successor to the Moto G “should” be available for purchase beginning September 10.