Right now, Google is telling me that it’s a nice and warm 73 degrees Fahrenheit in Brazil, which I’m pretty sure is better than the weather where you are. Or at least, for the vast majority of our readers. No matter though, as Motorola is live streaming their event on YouTube for everyone to watch. While it’s probably not going to warm you up too much, it should be the easiest way to get the news. However, at 9 AM EST, most of you are on your way to work or, already tucked in behind your desks. Which is fine, we’ll have all the news and coverage on the Moto G once the event finishes.
Today’s the day that the more affordable version of the Moto G finally gets announced, after leaking out a number of times these past few weeks. Billed as a cheaper alternative to the Moto X, the Moto G looks very much like it’s going to be their way of getting a similar experience into the hands of those on a budget and into developing markets. It’s been a long, long time since Motorola released a device in Europe or anywhere else outside of the US. So, it would be great to see them building up their brand presence in developing markets – like Brazil – and outside of the US. The Moto X never left the US and the Moto G could be their way of getting people talking about Motorola once more.
In the last couple of weeks, the Moto X has seen a price drop and it’s now available on all four carriers, despite apparently “disappointing” sales figures. Will the Moto G help Motorola sell devices outside of the US, or has the lower-end of the market already been swallowed up by folks like Samsung and HTC? Why not swing by our Google+ page and tell us what you think.