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Two Nexus smartphones could be coming this year.

Two Nexus smartphones could be coming this year.

The Nexus 6 isn’t even half a year old yet, but already the rumor mill has begun turning its attention to its successor. Sources in China claim that Google has chosen a local manufacturer to build one variant of its next smartphone, and it seems Huawei best fits the bill.

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Thanks to a premature Best Buy listing, we were already expecting Motorola’s second-generation Moto E. But the company today made the most affordable smartphone in its lineup official.

On sale today in the U.S. and other markets, the device comes with 4G LTE and Android 5.0 Lollipop pre-installed, and it can be yours for just $149.

Motorola president Rick Osterloh. Photo: Motorola

Motorola president Rick Osterloh. Photo: Motorola

Apple’s “outrageous prices” are not the future for smartphones, according to Motorola president Rick Osterloh, who has hit back at Jony Ive’s criticism of companies that allow consumers to customize their products.

Osterloh believes that great choice at affordable prices is what customers really want, and that smartphones shouldn’t be an expensive luxury.

The Moto Maxx is getting Lollipop. Photo: Motorola

The Moto Maxx is getting Lollipop. Photo: Motorola

Motorola has begun its Android 5.0 Lollipop rollout for the original Moto E and the Moto Maxx, following its upgrades for the first- and second-generation Moto Gs. The company is soak testing the software for now, but it’s going to be with you very soon.

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Motorola’s new Moto E is here, and it ships with Android 5.0 Lollipop pre-installed for under $100. Adopters also get fairly decent specifications for such an affordable price tag, including a Snapdragon 200 processor and 1GB of RAM.

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