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The Moto G is too good to die. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

The Moto G is too good to die. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Motorola has dismissed claims that it is ditching the Moto G and Moto E, and insists that recent comments made by a Lenovo executive were misunderstood.

Motorola will be “streamlining” its smartphone portfolio going forward, it says, so we’ll see fewer Moto devices — but its most successful handsets are going nowhere.

RIP, Moto G. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

RIP, Moto G. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Lenovo has confirmed that the midrange Moto G and entry-level Moto E are dead as Motorola — now dubbed “Moto by Lenovo” — switches its focus to high-end devices. Lenovo will continue to offer more affordable smartphones as part of its Vibe range.

Moto is catching up with rivals in 2016. Photo: Motorola

Moto is catching up with rivals in 2016. Photo: Motorola

Motorola, or “Moto by Lenovo” as it should now be known, will put fingerprint scanners inside all of the flagship smartphones it releases this year.

Those devices will also be equipped with 5-inch displays or larger, with Moto’s smaller, more affordable offerings now integrated into Lenovo’s lineup.

Goodbye, Moto: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Goodbye, Moto: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Lenovo is killing the Motorola brand name almost a year after it purchased the company from Google in a deal worth $2.91 billion.

Premium smartphones will use the “Moto by Lenovo” name going forward, while budget devices will be integrated into Lenovo’s Vibe lineup.

Remind you of something? Photo: Lenovo

Remind you of something? Photo: Lenovo

Lenovo today unveiled its new Phab Plus smartphone, a supersized device with a 6.8-inch display that’s a blatant iPhone 6 knockoff. The device is coming to the U.S. later this month, assuming Apple’s lawyers can’t get it banned before then.

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