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Motorola Will Take Over Lenovo’s Slumping Smartphone Division In Spite Of …

Motorola Will Take Over Lenovo’s Slumping Smartphone Division In Spite Of …

Motorola Will Take Over Lenovo’s Slumping Smartphone Division In Spite Of …
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Nestled in Lenovo’s latest earnings report were disappointing figures for both their own brand of smartphones and Motorola, which was acquired late last year. The Chinese company’s response is to do some fairly large-scale restructuring, handing over basically all aspects of Lenovo smartphones to Motorola with the possible exception of marketing. Motorola will continue to develop, make, and market their own line that most Westerners are familiar with.

In light of the earnings figures, it might be surprising that Motorola is the part of the larger company that is rewarded with more responsibility. Lenovo’s own brand of smartphones posted a sales increase of 2.3% compared to a year ago as they shipped 16.2 million units. Of concern to Lenovo is that smartphone market share fell 0.5 percentage points to 4.7%, though they still kept their spot in fifth place worldwide.

Motorola, on the other hand, saw a massive 31% drop in smartphone shipments to 5.9 million units. Lenovo feels that economic issues in Brazil, a large market that Motorola typically does very well in, explains some of those sales problems and should clear up in the future. Other explanations include supply problems and a fixed cost structure which could become a positive if sales pick up. Management claims they think Motorola will return to profitability within a year and potentially as soon…………… continues on Android Police

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Phone Comparisons: Xiaomi Mi4 LTE vs Motorola Moto X Pure Edition
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Do we have a good one for you today – we have two great looking smartphones going up against one another, the Xiaomi Mi4 with LTE and the new Motorola Moto X Pure Edition.  Both of these devices offer great specifications and both devices offer a lot of value for your dollar.  So which one of these smartphones offers the most and is worthy to win this specification comparison?

Let’s take a quick look at what the Mi4 and Moto X have in common – they both use the IPS LCD display technology, but different resolutions and sizes.  Both devices use a Snapdragon processor, but different models.  They both come with 3GB of RAM, they both offer a 16GB internal storage model, with only the Moto X having a means to expand.  Both devices have a large front-facing camera (FFC) with the Mi4 coming in at 8MP and the Moto X has a 5MP.

The Mi4 and Moto X have the usual suspects – Wi-Fi, Bluetooth (Mi4 is 4.0 and the Moto X has 4.1), GPS, a microUSB 2.0 port for charging and data transfer and both have a mea…………… continues on Android Headlines – Android News

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