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Android 9 Pie arrives for the US Moto G6 Play

Another Pie update this week, praise be. This time, it's for the U.S. Moto G6 Play. Though this phone has had the newest Android version in Brazil for a little while now, it hitting the U.S. version is defintely newsworthy.

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Moto G6 and G6 Play drop to $160 ($90 off), $150 ($50 off) at a few retailers

If you're in need of a cheap phone, the Moto G line is almost always a great option. The venerable series has practically redefined what it means to have a good budget phone here in the US, so when we see discounts off the already low prices, we pay attention. Right now, both the Moto G6 and G6 Play have dropped to $159.99 and $149.99, respectively, at several retailers.

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Moto G6 Play drops to just $160 ($30 off) on Newegg

The Moto G7 series is starting to show up in stores, which means last year's devices are becoming even cheaper. The Moto G6 Play, one of Motorola's lower-end phones from 2018, has now dropped to just $159.99 on Newegg.

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Prime-exclusive Moto G6 Play is $170 ($20 off) on Amazon

We're on the cusp of learning about the best that phone OEMs have to offer us for the first part of 2019. If you'd rather avoid the steadily increasing smartphone prices, then Amazon has a solid deal for you. The Prime-exclusive Moto G6 Play is just $169.99 right now, or $179.99 for the regular unlocked version. 

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[Update: New G6 Play release] Motorola releases Oreo kernel source code for Moto G6 Play and E5 Play

Back in April, Motorola introduced six - yes, six - smartphones simultaneously. Three belonged to the Moto G6 line, and the other three were in the Moto E5 family. The company has now published the Oreo source codes for the Moto G6 Play and E5 Play.

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Motorola lists all devices getting Android 9 Pie

While Android Pie rolls out to phones from Google and Essential, most OEMs haven't announced which devices will receive the update. HTC revealed a few days ago which of its phones are being updated, and now it's Motorola's turn.

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Pre-orders are live for Moto Z3 Play and the newly announced Prime Exclusive G6 Play and Z3 Play

Motorola has started rolling out its 2018 devices with the G6 and Z3 family. The previously announced Z3 Play (above) is now available for pre-order from Motorola, but there's also a newly announced Amazon variant of the phone. That one is also up for pre-order along with a new Prime Exclusive G6 Play.

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Android Enterprise Recommended program adds new models from Huawei, Motorola, BlackBerry, and others

Back in February, Google announced the Android Enterprise Recommended program, which defines which phones are ideal for business use. Devices in the program have to follow a set of guidelines from Google, such as rolling out security updates within 90 days of release. The company announced today that a handful of more devices have been added to the program, including the Moto G6, Huawei P20/P20 Pro, and Sony Xperia XZ2.

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Moto G6 US availability: pre-orders, release date, carriers, and more

Over a month ago, Motorola took the wraps off of the Moto G6 line, including the G6, G6 Plus, and G6 Play, but we haven't heard anything on the availability side since then. We'd previously expected them to become available in mid-May, but that obviously didn't happen. However, some info has begun to trickle out, and we'll update this post with all the US G6 availability we see.

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Motorola releases kernel source code for Moto G6 Play

Even though Motorola usually doesn't push software updates in a timely manner, it doesn't take long for the company to release the accompanying kernel source code. The Moto G6 and E5 family was officially announced earlier this month, and even though the phones aren't widely available yet, Motorola has released the kernel source for one model - the G6 Play.

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