New Motorola DROID models not made in the U.S.
0. phoneArena 23 Jul 2013, 14:27 posted on
Motorola made it a point of announcing that the upcoming Motorola Moto X would be manufactured in the U.S. The wholly owned Google subsidiary even ran a full page ad for the phone, highlighting that it will be the first phone designed, engineered and assembled in the USA; will that capture any additional sales for the Motorola Moto X once it is released? That remains to be seen...
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2. roldefol (Posts: 2859; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)
And at least they're not trying to fool anyone with some "Designed in Illinois" tagline on the box.
15. phil2n (Posts: 466; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)
Made is Asia? .
People nowadays can't admit that almost everything are made in China
3. deathgod (Posts: 120; Member since: 23 Nov 2011)
I don't really understand why people care about where it's made. As long as it looks/performs the way it's supposed to, it could be made in someone's basement as I wouldn't care.
6. HASHTAG (unregistered)
Try to think a little deeper. Otherwise, good point.
11. ElixieR (Posts: 14; Member since: 01 May 2013)
it means less employment in the US...try to think deeper...as in the US economy isn't bad already...
5. BigRed83 (Posts: 142; Member since: 19 May 2008)
I used to work as a tech for Flextronics on the Verizon account. If they're making the Moto X device, I'll stay with my Galaxy S III. Good luck Moto lovers! You'll need it.
7. roldefol (Posts: 2859; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)
And thanks to the anonymity of the Internet, you need not fear a breach of NDA or libel suit!
16. marbovo (Posts: 628; Member since: 16 May 2013)
anonymity... on internet?!?! you are kidding, right?
8. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 6369; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)
Very sad that Verizon version won't be assembled here in the U.S. while the X phone is
12. roldefol (Posts: 2859; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)
This isn't the "Verizon version". Verizon will get its own Moto X. They weren't able to get the plant tooled for 4 different phones. Hey, I'm grateful they're assembling the one phone here.
14. HeWhoDoesNothing (Posts: 157; Member since: 15 Jul 2013)
So, would this "Moto X" be the next Nexus? I see no reason why LG would manufacture it when Google can have Moto make it. I'm a little unsure here...
17. marbovo (Posts: 628; Member since: 16 May 2013)
C´mon, We don´t care if it is assembled in america, china or anywere else, this is a global economy, We just need good products, fair price and not slave condition work, other than that, who cares?!?!
19. roldefol (Posts: 2859; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)
But there's the rub... Something made in China could be made in near-slave conditions, whereas something made in Texas will not.
20. Nikolas.Oliver (banned) (Posts: 1574; Member since: 01 Jul 2012)
You are stupid
Made In USA = More job for our citizens
Mad in China = More slavery
21. marbovo (Posts: 628; Member since: 16 May 2013)
You are stupid and didn´t get the point...
Motorola doesn´t make phone just to america and 98% of world population does not care if you get more or less jobs because of that.