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Verizon confirms the Motorola Moto G for early 2014

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The quad-core budget smartphone will hit Verizon in early 2014 and will be available on prepaid offering HSPA+ connectivity, but not LTE support.
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The Motorola Moto G has been launched yesterday in London and will hit 30 countries all over the world by the end of this week, but the United States is not one of them for now. On the other hand, Verizon Wireless has just confirmed it will carry the handset starting in early 2014.

The carrier tweeted the following message: "Stay tuned: Moto G with 4.5-inch edge-to-edge display coming to Verizon. Available on prepaid in early Q114. #MotoG" without providing any additional information, but Guy Kawasaki detailed the fact that Verizon's Moto G comes with HSPA+ when answering a question on Twitter. As it is already known from the official specs list of the handset, the Moto G does not offer LTE support.

One question that remains open is which Android version comes loaded on the Moto G, since the Android 4.4 KitKat update for Motorola's budget smartphone is also expected to arrive in early 2014.

Another question that will surely be answered in a more timely manner regards pricing and, considering the prices of the Motorola Moto G for the United Kingdom, where it starts at roughly $215, it is rather safe to presume that Verizon Wireless will sell the unlocked and contract-free handset starting around $180 for the 8 GB model. We will get back to this topic as soon as new information becomes available.

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Codrut Nistor - Senior Tech Writer - 5433 articles published on Notebookcheck since 2013
In my early school days, I hated writing and having to make up stories. A decade later, I started to enjoy it. Since then, I published a few offline articles and then I moved to the online space, where I contributed to major websites that are still present online as of 2021 such as Softpedia, Brothersoft, Download3000, but I also wrote for multiple blogs that have disappeared over the years. I've been riding with the Notebookcheck crew since 2013 and I am not planning to leave it anytime soon. In love with good mechanical keyboards, vinyl and tape sound, but also smartphones, streaming services, and digital art.
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Codrut Nistor, 2013-11-14 (Update: 2013-11-15)