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Motorola XT890, rumored to pack 2GHz Intel processor, breaks bread with the FCC

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Motorola XT890, rumored to pack 2GHz Intel processor, breaks bread with the FCC
The Motorola XT890 has visited the FCC

The Motorola XT890 has visited the FCC

The Motorola DROID RAZR M, with its edge-to-edge screen, launched on Monday via Verizon. But the Motorola XT890 just visited the FCC and that phone is purportedly the global variant of the phone, the Motorola RAZR M. Speculation is that the global variant of the Motorola DROID RAZR M will be powered by a 2GHz CPU and have a screen with resolution of 540 x 897. AT&T's frequencies connect to the 2G/3G radios on the device and Android 4.0.4 is installed.

While there is no word in the FCC documentation concerning LTE, there is some talk about the device running dual-band Wi-Fi. Also missing is any indication about NFC support on the phone. While nothing has been said or even hinted at, there is some reason to believe that this device will be the Intel powered Motorola model to be introduced September 18th in London. Why? Well, all of the promotional material for the event focuses on Motorola taking you to 'The Edge'. And what new Motorola model has an edge-to-edge screen? You got it.

The Motorola XT890 also ran through the GLBenchmark site where we were able to find out about the resolution of the display and the 2GHz CPU. Looks like Motorola has something soon for power users outside of the states.

source: FCC

GL Benchmark displays the 2GHz processor for the XT890 (L) and the recently launched Motorola DROID RAZR M
GL Benchmark displays the 2GHz processor for the XT890 (L) and the recently launched Motorola DROID RAZR M

GL Benchmark displays the 2GHz processor for the XT890 (L) and the recently launched Motorola DROID RAZR M


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posted on 14 Sep 2012, 00:19 25

1. wendygarett (unregistered)


Bye iPhone 5
Hello moto :D

posted on 14 Sep 2012, 00:19 7

2. Yummy (Posts: 117; Member since: 28 Mar 2012)


2ghz? Pshaw my pentium 1 is like 3mhz.....oh wait...

posted on 14 Sep 2012, 00:31 4

6. Contreramanjaro (Posts: 153; Member since: 04 Dec 2011)


My Pentium 166 can play Roller Coaster Tycoon. Beat that.

posted on 14 Sep 2012, 00:58 9

9. 305Bucko (Posts: 506; Member since: 07 Aug 2011)


my 386 is on that 66mhz status while pushin 64mb of RAM

Runs the original Prince of Persia at 2fps ;)

posted on 14 Sep 2012, 00:21 3

3. No_Nonsense (Posts: 826; Member since: 17 Aug 2012)


Why will a phone with such a high-speed processor feature a low res-screen. Something's not right.

posted on 14 Sep 2012, 01:24 4

13. Contreramanjaro (Posts: 153; Member since: 04 Dec 2011)


I imagine that both companies are trying to keep risks and costs low at first as Intel enters (fairly) uncharted territory and they work out the kinks in the system. With introducing an entirely new, and by the looks of it, very unique processor, there is a lot on the back end to get done. My guess is taking it easy until they are more confident with the hardware/software combo, first impressions with a phone that lags big time will be no good.

posted on 14 Sep 2012, 00:22

4. Dr.Phil (Posts: 863; Member since: 14 Feb 2011)


Well, this is interesting considering the previous Intel devices that were benchmarked were clocked at 1.6 Ghz. I am still hoping that this turns out to be a dual-core CPU. If a single-core Intel processor is able to keep up with dual-core TIs, then I can only imagine a dual-core processor (clocked higher, mind you) could definitely keep up with the new quad-core processors being released.

posted on 14 Sep 2012, 01:00 4

10. 305Bucko (Posts: 506; Member since: 07 Aug 2011)


maybe single core with hyperthreading =D

posted on 14 Sep 2012, 00:27 3

5. Lawliet (Posts: 160; Member since: 02 Jul 2012)


Weird resolution
Must be qHD with some cut for on-screen buttons

posted on 14 Sep 2012, 00:47 4

7. Dr.Phil (Posts: 863; Member since: 14 Feb 2011)


That's actually exactly what it is, as you can see by the picture. The XT890 is just the global version of the RAZR M which we have already seen this past week.

posted on 14 Sep 2012, 00:48 2

8. mxion (Posts: 33; Member since: 12 Sep 2012)


HELLOMOTO

posted on 14 Sep 2012, 01:07 1

11. XPERIA-KNIGHT (Posts: 2384; Member since: 08 Aug 2012)


LOL.......

posted on 14 Sep 2012, 01:12 1

12. Wiki_jaan (Posts: 701; Member since: 24 Jun 2012)


mine very first PC had 1.7gh only with 256mb of ram

posted on 14 Sep 2012, 02:36 4

14. kanagadeepan (Posts: 634; Member since: 24 Jan 2012)


The PC I first worked is 80286 with 20MB HDD (Yes, HardDisk and NOT RAM) That 20MB HDD is partitioned to 2 Drives and that 10MB second drive is used for Backup...

posted on 14 Sep 2012, 03:03 1

15. Ragnarockd (Posts: 47; Member since: 27 Aug 2012)


would be great to see the day when intel comes out with a quad core cpu with turbo boosting tech and hyper threading and producing a beast of a smartphone. Well they are keeping it safe and slow atm.....

posted on 14 Sep 2012, 04:24 2

16. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)


This is the same Medfield they already have in phones, just clocked higher. Possibly with a newer PowerVR GPU.
Interesting..can't wait for the battery test

posted on 15 Sep 2012, 08:58

17. VJo003 (Posts: 320; Member since: 11 Mar 2012)


540 x 897 ?? Really?

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