Motorola refreshes Android smartphones, offers better cameras, keeps lower prices

Associated Press

Motorola is refreshing its Android smartphones with better cameras and other improvements.

These new models — the Moto G, Moto X Play and Moto X Style — will appeal largely to people who have to pay full prices for phones, rather than discounted prices that come with two-year service contracts.

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Motorola, which Lenovo bought from Google last year, said the new Moto G will retail in the U.S. for about $180 without a contract. Motorola hasn't announced prices for the Moto X models, but they are expected to be a few hundred dollars cheaper than high-end phones, which cost $600 or more without a contract.

The Moto G goes on sale Tuesday, while the Moto X models will come out in the coming weeks.