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Motorola releases a new, larger Moto G

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Motorola has launched a new version of the Moto G device, which has a larger display and improved cameras. The Moto G is available today in the U.K. and U.S. Motorola does not put a custom user interface on the Moto G, which means that software updates are sent to users quicker. The Moto G runs on Android 4.4 KitKat. It can be upgraded to Android L when it is released.

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The Moto G is Motorola’s best selling smartphone

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Motorola has announced that the Moto G smartphone is its best selling smartphone. The Moto G is under five months old. The Moto G has been selling with an unlocked price of $179 and $199 for 8GB and 16GB versions. Motorola did not provide specific numbers of the Moto G sales.
[Source: TheDroidGuy]

The Moto G arrives on Boost Mobile

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Boost Mobile is getting the Moto G by Motorola on their network. The Moto G will be available for Boost Mobile on HSN, HSN.com, and HSM mobile starting today. On January 14th, Boost Mobile will be selling the phone through their website. And then Boost Mobile retail stores will start selling the Moto G nationwide on January 20th. Boost Mobile has not sold a new Motorola handset on their network since 2011. The Moto G costs only $129.99 through Boost Mobile. 
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The Moto G reportedly costs $123 to build

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According to The Wall Street Journal, the cost of the Moto G is around $123. The Moto G is a more affordable version of the Moto X with a $179 price tag for the 8GB version and $199 for the 16GB version. These are prices  without a contract though! The $123 manufacturing price is likely based on the sum of the average component cost that goes into the phone, including marketing, research, development, etc. This pegs Motorola’s margins at about 5%, which is low compared to profit margins generated by Samsung and Apple products. Samsung and Apple have been powerhouses in the smartphone market for a long time now, but Motorola is stepping up the competition with new designs and high-powered devices.

Moto G Starts Selling In The U.S., Well Ahead Of Schedule

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Motorola is going to start selling the Moto G in the U.S. about a month ahead of schedule.  Motorola was able to produce the Moto G phones faster than expected.  The phone was expected to launch in January, but it went for sale today.  The Moto G starts at $179 without a contract.  Contract-less phones generally run for about $600 so this is a good deal.

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