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Moto X4 hands on
3 October, 2017
A great camera, a long-lasting battery, and an affordable price tag...
Lenovo unveil the Moto G5 and G5 Plus
26 February, 2017
Motorola, now operated by the very reliable Lenovo, has just announced two brand new smartphones for 2017 - the G5 and the G5 Plus...
Hands on with Moto Z
14 November, 2016
Hello Moto: We road test the super-thin, modular Moto Z smartphone from Lenovo...
Are modular phones still the future?
19 September, 2016
Google’s modular smartphone, Project Ara, has been cancelled. So is the future of the smartphone world still modular? If so, who else is innovating?
When will I get Android Nougat on my phone?
1 August, 2016
Find out when Google’s latest software update, Android 7.0 Nougat, will be coming to your smartphone or tablet.
Motorola announces Moto G4 and G4 Plus
18 May, 2016
Motorola, now owned by parent company, Lenovo, has just announced two new smartphones replacing 2015's Moto G. Namely, the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus
Living with the Moto X Force
22 December, 2015
What's the Moto X Force, Lenovo's supposedly unbreakable smartphone, really like to live with?
Moto X Force shatterproof screen explained
29 October, 2015
Moto X Force comes with ShatterShield, the world's first shatterproof screen. Take a closer look at how Motorola keeps it from breaking.
Moto 360 2 hands on
29 October, 2015
Meet the second generation of Motorola's popular smartwatch, the Moto 360. Now available in two different sizes and all wrapped in metal.
Motorola unveils Moto X Force
29 October, 2015
Introducing the Moto X Force, featuring the world's first shatterproof display. If you're on the hunt for power and hardiness, look no further.
How to block a number
1 September, 2015
Have you been injured at work? Could you be entitled to thousands of pounds worth of unclaimed compensation or PPI? Probably not
IFA 2015: What to expect
27 August, 2015
IFA is fast approaching and there's lots to be excited about. This is what you can expect from the German consumer electronics show this September.
Living with the Moto X Play
20 August, 2015
We asked one of The Lowdown’s trusted reviewers to hand over their smartphone and see what it’s like to live with the new Moto X Play
Best smartphones for smarter working
18 August, 2015
Are you looking to make your working life that bit more streamlined, but not sure how? A new smartphone is always a good place to start - here are a few
Motorola unveils new phones
28 July, 2015
We were at the Motorola launch event in London, and this is exactly what you need to know about the Moto G, Moto X Play and Moto X Style.
Moto G 4G vs HTC Desire 510
25 July, 2015
The HTC Desire 510 and Moto G 4G (2nd Gen) both come in at very similar prices, and only six months separate them. Choices...
Motorola to unveil new phones next week
22 July, 2015
Motorola looks set to unveil new phones at a London event next Tuesday, 28 July. We could see a new Moto X and Moto G.
Living with the Moto E (2015)
29 April, 2015
This week, we asked one of The Lowdown’s trusted reviewers to put down their Sony Xperia Z3 and see what it’s like to live with the new Moto E for five days. This is what they thought…
Best smartphones for under £100
31 March, 2015
If you're looking for a great value smartphone, you should check out this list of the best ones for under £100.
4G Moto E announced
26 February, 2015
Motorola today announced the Moto E with a traditional Motorola design, and some nifty specs for a budget friendly price tag.
What do the symbols on my screen mean?
9 October, 2016
Find out what all the symbols on your phone screen actually mean...
How to fix a mobile internet connection
3 February, 2017
If you're having problems with your mobile internet connection, here are some tips...
The 6 best camera phones
18 May, 2017
Whether you're a selfie lover or a fully-fledged photographer, these are the best...
Data test: How much is 1GB?
1 June, 2017
Those videos that automatically play on Facebook and Twitter could be pushing you...