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Unknown Motorola Obake for Verizon discovered in AnTuTu; device could be the XT1055

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Unknown Motorola Obake for Verizon discovered in AnTuTu; device could be the XT1055
An unknown Motorola handset codenamed obake_verizon has appeared on the AnTuTu benchmark site with a score and specs similar to another unknown Motorola phone seen on the site last week. Back then, we told you about the Motorola XT1055, which also appeared on the AnTuTu site. Both models had similar scores with the obake_verizon model tallying 18,218 and the Motorola XT1055 ringing up a score of 18,252. And both units have a quad-core 1.7GHz processor and are powered by Android 4.2.2.

While not giving us the 100% definitive answer, it sure would seem like the Motorola XT1055 and the obake_verizon model are both one and the same. It should be pointed out that the so-called Google X scored a lower 15,479 and sported Android 5.0.1. Benchmark scores can be faked, so we have to take all of this in with a healthy dollop of skepticism.

What makes this all so important is that the Motorola X is going to be the first phone produced by Motorola with input from Google. Expectations are high. But even if the obake_Verizon model is the same phone as the Motorola XT1055, there is no evidence that this is the phone codenamed Ghost.

source: Ameblo (translated) via AndroidAuthority

AnTuTu scores for the obake_verizon and the Motorola XT1055
AnTuTu scores for the obake_verizon and the Motorola XT1055

AnTuTu scores for the obake_verizon and the Motorola XT1055


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posted on 06 May 2013, 16:36 12

1. BREvenson (Posts: 204; Member since: 17 May 2012)


"Obake" is a word used in Japanese folklore, commonly translated as "ghost".

I think that's enough evidence to make a connection...at least, enough to increase speculation that this may indeed be that phone. You never know...but it will definitely catch more eyes as time goes by. Motorola may very well have the next big thing on their hands...

posted on 06 May 2013, 17:00 1

2. akki20892 (Posts: 3253; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


who know Motorola X will come out with android 5.0.......!!!

posted on 06 May 2013, 17:04 1

3. MistB (Posts: 550; Member since: 07 Jul 2012)


I'm definitely more interested in the new 5.0 (if real) software and futuristic innovations this phone brings out over the specs, benchmarks mean little in real world performance anyway.

posted on 06 May 2013, 18:41

4. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 6135; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)


Why should Verizon have all the MOTOROLA pHONES? what bout those on T-MOBILE/SPRINT and im already bout AT&T version

posted on 06 May 2013, 19:56 2

6. Qwakashishi (Posts: 1; Member since: 06 May 2013)


The same reason why At&t receives phones like the new LG Optimus G Pro. I wish verizon would get it too! :/

posted on 06 May 2013, 21:53 1

7. Berzerk000 (Posts: 3878; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)


Well since AT&T and Verizon are pretty much confirmed to get it, I'm sure T-Mobile and Sprint are to follow. We'll see at I/O if Motorola makes an announcement.

posted on 06 May 2013, 18:47 1

5. gwuhua1984 (Posts: 1237; Member since: 06 Mar 2012)


I hope this is the one for all...

posted on 06 May 2013, 23:10 1

8. roldefol (Posts: 2858; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)


Even if they made carrier-specific versions, they should at least be equally capable, like the NA Galaxy SII.

posted on 07 May 2013, 13:22

9. tomn1ce (Posts: 98; Member since: 12 Mar 2012)


I'm just hoping that the next vzw Moto phone has the snapdragon 800, a 5" 1080p display, a Maxx like battery and the overall size of the G-Nexus...

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