Moto G is the Motorola DVX?

Moto G is the Motorola DVX?
On Tuesday, we told you that Motorola had trademarked the name Moto G. This led to speculation that a Google Edition version of the Motorola Moto X was coming while others heard that it was a device heading to Verizon. According to a source said to be close to Google's wholly owned subsidiary, the Moto G is none other than the Motorola DVX. For those unaware, this is a low priced smartphone with different colored backs that can be swapped, and with looks that immediately call to mind a smaller version of the Moto X.

Expected to be launched globally with a focus on emerging markets, the device is equipped with a 4.5 inch LCD screen and is powered by Motorola's X8 Computer System . Supporting a dual SIM setup, the unit would be priced between $200 and $250 off contract. We expect to see the Motorola DVX (aka the Moto G?) launch before the year is through.


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23 Comments

1. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

This price sounds cool for dual SIM Moto G, only other hardware should be at par. Bring it to Asia market.

2. woodshop20

Posts: 459; Member since: Sep 14, 2013

This could compete with the Nexus 5 for value. Dual-sim as well? Yes please.

3. THE.DARK.KNIGHT

Posts: 269; Member since: Sep 09, 2013

How sad! I thought Motorola would release a true flagship!

4. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

Since the Moto X does virtually everything your precious iPhone does, and pulls some tricks your iPhone can't do, while being just as durable and well made, I daresay it's worthy of flagship status.

6. o0Exia0o

Posts: 903; Member since: Feb 01, 2013

+9,999 to you Sniggly

7. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

As long as it's over 9,000 I'm satisfied. ;)

8. o0Exia0o

Posts: 903; Member since: Feb 01, 2013

Well I did not want to give you too much or I might incure the wrath of the ifan. LOL

11. NexusPhan

Posts: 632; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

Better made* At least according to consumer reports and square trade. And I kinda trust those two.

13. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

Well, the 5s did pretty well in durability tests. That rattling sound it makes is pretty unsettling though.

5. kanagadeepan

Posts: 1207; Member since: Jan 24, 2012

Please Moto add that big bad a$s 3500mAh battery to that much needed DualSIM phone.. I will definitely get one for everyone in my home...

12. NexusPhan

Posts: 632; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

No chance.

9. JMartin22

Posts: 2326; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

Cannibalization much? This phone kinda doesn't need to be.

10. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

Sure it does. Not everyone in the world can afford a 600 dollar asking price.

14. techguyone

Posts: 214; Member since: May 18, 2013

Nice to know that in Europe we're classed as an 'emerging market' and we get the cheapo cut down version, instead of the moto x. Way to go Moto....

15. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

That's a hell of an assumption to make. Nowhere does it state that. It likely refers more to countries in Asia and Africa, and South America as well.

16. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

The Motorola sites for Europe have a tab that says "we're working on something new" with graphics straight from the Moto X launch. It's only a matter of time for you guys.

17. Penywyz

Posts: 255; Member since: Aug 13, 2013

I was hoping it was the rumored Moto Tablet. Sigh :(

18. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

What would a Moto tablet offer that Asus or Nexus 7/10 wouldn't? The big advantages of Moto phones over the competition are the stock UI, antennas, and call quality. None of those matter much with a tablet.

22. Penywyz

Posts: 255; Member since: Aug 13, 2013

The same reason that I went with my Droid Ultra instead of an HTC One, Note3, S4,or G2. I like the quality of Motorola products and their UI.

23. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Eh. I think Motorola should focus on recovering their market share of smartphones. Don't try to overextend like HTC did. I don't know how they can differentiate themselves in the tablet space.

19. blahb

Posts: 48; Member since: May 16, 2012

These won't be made in the old TI building in Texas will they?

20. SupermanayrB

Posts: 1188; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

For real?! The Moto G is this thing? You done got my mouth all thirsty for some orange juice & it's just a swallow in the container!

21. Doakie

Posts: 2468; Member since: May 06, 2009

$200-$250 is pretty awesome for a handset that comes with a X8 chipset. I've been eyeing different cheap handsets now that we're moving to ATT. I'm pretty surprised that there are so many dirt cheap GSM phones on the market like the Blu phones. I just noticed the Blu Studio 5.5 phones have been listed on eBay at only $169. Very cheap for a 5.5" phone. However the FWVGA resolution and quad core Mediatek processor aren't preferable, but when you're looking at something so cheap still it's kinda amazing. Also I'm curious when one of the big manufacturers will release something to complete against the $99 Nokia 520. Amazing how prices are working their way down. Except Apple who doesn't think the iPhone is profitable enough in France where they raised prices $16. Wasn't it 16 BILLION in profit they made the quarter before? I mean even their iPhone 5C which is made out of old melted down easter eggs costs way too much. "Unapologetically Easter Eggy." I'm not a Occupy Wall Street hippy but Apple just screams out corporate greed to me... But hey if the consumer is willing to put it on a credit card who am I to argue?

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