Can Lenovo and Motorola really challenge Apple and Samsung?

Now that Lenovo's acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google is complete, we have a new (relatively giant) smartphone vendor that's ready to take on Apple and Samsung...
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110 Comments

102. meanestgenius

Posts: 21619; Member since: May 28, 2014

I NEVER ASKED ABOUT iPHONE 6 BENCHMARKS. Or for you to show proof about said benchmarks against Android phones. PAY ATTENTION. I asked you to SHOW PROOF that you have praised other OS'S/OEM's, which YOU HAVE FAILED TO DO. How could you POSSIBLY get iPhone 6 BENCHMARKS from "show proof that you've praised other OS's/OEM's other than iOS/Apple? Seems the only "twit" here is the one that looks back at you in the mirror.

104. Fishbowl

Posts: 23; Member since: Jun 21, 2013

Would you PLEASE stop responding to him? You do realize he is purposefully being obtuse/misinterpreting arguments in order to get a rise out of Android, Win, BB, and Motorola fans? It should be obvious given his shallow and terse posts to anything. There's so much garbage in the comments section because of these fanboy wars....

107. meanestgenius

Posts: 21619; Member since: May 28, 2014

i'll think about it.

79. BobbyDigital

Posts: 2124; Member since: May 29, 2014

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87. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Ok meanestgenius.

95. meanestgenius

Posts: 21619; Member since: May 28, 2014

Ok, JakeLee.

109. BobbyDigital

Posts: 2124; Member since: May 29, 2014

You can only wish I was someone else dude. Sorry fangirl, BobbyDigital is an original. Unlike you JakeLee.

64. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Another 5 years we will all be buying foreign based smartphones.

88. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Samsung, Sony, HTC, and LG are foreign based companies. We already are.

103. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Also, Apple is a foreign company for most of the people in this world...

2. Birds

Posts: 1172; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

Hell Ya!!!! Motorola is on the right track for the most part... Almost perfect IMHO...

3. Tziggy14

Posts: 623; Member since: Sep 02, 2014

I don't think so yet. Moto still has yet to even hold a candle to LG and HTC. Moto has made some inroads since Google but even with Lenovo's help, Apple and Samsung still have the marketing push and resources to have more mindshare to sell more devices than any other company.

4. alan_1230

Posts: 86; Member since: Apr 22, 2012

tim cook is gay woah ???

9. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

You didn't know he is gay?

15. Sauce2

Posts: 199; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Whats your name?

16. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

ihavenoname Duh.

25. sip1995

Posts: 1771; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

You're Slender Man....

5. wrm2013

Posts: 232; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

with cook announcing he's gay, apple is unstoppable.

26. justrt

Posts: 446; Member since: Jul 10, 2014

The thing with Apple is that whatever they announce it only brings them success.

6. Armchair_Commentator

Posts: 222; Member since: May 08, 2014

I sure hope so, the more players in the market is better for all of us consumers.

7. scarface21173

Posts: 648; Member since: Aug 17, 2014

Motorola is better than Samsung now in my view, they offer stock android devices super fast with there updates. They offer a bespoke service like no other company to design your own phone and what materials you want to use leather, wood etc. This day and age at the minute if you have a Samsung device it's got to be class because it's Samsung that's what people think. NOT ME I HATE THE BLOATWARE ON THERE DEVICES.

8. bighandssmallpockets

Posts: 99; Member since: Dec 13, 2011

Used to be a big fan of HTC but sadly they seem to have lost focus. IMHO Moto makes the cleanest looking handsets plus barely skinned OS means it runs faster and gets quicker updates. I think the only one they seem to need to look out for is LG. We should be hearing more about what they are up to because the G3 looks great. Either way, here's to the future.

11. g2a5b0e unregistered

I have to admit that the PB&J imagery is clever. Both companies are on the rise. They will do big things togther.

12. rowdysheeter

Posts: 74; Member since: Sep 10, 2014

should they?

13. BillyBoy

Posts: 56; Member since: Jul 01, 2013

Motorola Lenovo can outrun by far Samsung in two important market: China and India with over 2 billions souls. Game over

14. genkidama20

Posts: 52; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Agreed. The global market is rip for the harvest. It will take a few years, but I see only good things coming from this.

17. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

Yes they can do it.... But I prefer TW in high end devices...so probably I will stick with samsung for primary device and get a nexus tablet...as I do know...

20. eN16HTMAR3

Posts: 253; Member since: Oct 08, 2013

Moto had fallen so far down the ladder, they will never be able to get out of it. Lets all consider how big of a flop the Razr HD series as well as the Moto Ultra/ Maxx series was.

24. ThePython

Posts: 902; Member since: May 08, 2013

Yeah, no. Motorola has a big chance of going back to the top, specially with Lenovo's assistance & resources.

31. Ziggy

Posts: 79; Member since: Oct 03, 2014

Motorola can now easily expand to bigger markets like india or china, I can bet a product like the Moto G is going to be loved.
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