Motorola expands 5G range, updates G line - Mobile World Live

Motorola expands 5G range, updates G line

11 JAN 2021

Lenovo-owned Motorola bolstered its Motorola One line with the launch of a cheaper 5G option and refreshed its mid-tier range with revamped Moto G Play, Power and Stylus handsets.

The Motorola One 5G Ace (pictured) includes a 6.7-inch HD+ display; Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G 5G processor; 5000mAh battery offering more than two days of use; 2MP macro, 8MP ultra-wide and 48MP main lenses; 16MP front camera; and 128GB of storage.

It is due on sale in the US from 14 January for $399.99, cheaper than the original Motorola One 5G, which debuted in September 2020 priced $549.99. Availability in Canada will follow in “the coming months”, the company said.

Though they retain the same names, the 2021 Moto G Power and Moto G Stylus feature updates specifications.

The Power features a 6.6-inch display; Snapdragon 662 processor; 5000mAh battery; 48MP main, and 2MP marco and depth lenses; and either 32GB or 64GB of storage.

Moto G Stylus comes with a larger 6.8-inch display; Snapdragon 678 processor; 4000mAh battery; 48MP main, 2MP macro and 8MP ultra-wide lenses; and 128GB of storage.

The Moto G Play is an update of Moto G7 Play from 2019. It features a 6.5-inch display; Snapdragon 460 processor; 13MP main and 2MP depth lenses; 5000mAh battery; and 32GB of storage.

They are due to go on sale in the US from 14 January, with availability in Canada to follow. Moto G Stylus will cost $299.99; G Power $199.99 (32GB) and $249.99 (64GB); and G Play $169.99.



Diana Goovaerts

Diana is Mobile World Live's US Editor, reporting on infrastructure and spectrum rollouts, regulatory issues, and other carrier news from the US market. Diana came to GSMA from her former role as Editor of Wireless Week and CED Magazine, digital-only...

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