Moto Maxx trademark could point to a big battery Moto X

Moto Maxx trademark could point to a big battery Moto X
We all know that Motorola is working on new Android devices, and we've gotten a bit of information on a couple of those devices, like the Moto X+1 and Moto 360. Today, Motorola was granted a trademark for the name "Moto Maxx", which implies that there is another model in the works, likely with a big battery.

The name Maxx has a long history for Motorola, but has only been used on Verizon exclusive devices like the Razr Maxx, DROID Razr Maxx, and DROID Maxx. This trademark seems to indicate that Motorola is planning to take back the Maxx branding for devices that may not be exclusive to Verizon, because the Moto name has been the global brand for Motorola. 

As for what to expect from the device that carries the name Moto Maxx, the only thing we can say for sure is that it will be a device with a bigger battery, because Maxx has always been in reference to longer battery life. We can't say whether it will be a wholly new device that will carry the name, or if it will simply be a variant of an existing Motorola device, like the Moto X, G, or E. 

source: USPTO via Droid Life

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19 Comments

1. RocKO03

Posts: 11; Member since: Apr 18, 2014

Bring it on Moto!!!

2. naittosan

Posts: 241; Member since: Jun 28, 2014

4000 +will be good

3. Planterz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

I like big batts, and I can not lie.

5. AfterShock

Posts: 4147; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Well played.

18. Planterz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

When I switched to Verizon from AT&T, I went with the Razr Maxx. Its huge battery was meant I could go all day and night and not worry about always having a charger. Then there was the night I got stabbed walking home, went into the hospital with 63% and kept going all night with texting and FB to let family and friends know how I was doing (it was at 9% when someone brought me a charger the next morning). You can "be prepared" by having a charger and if applicable a spare battery, but that goes out the window when the cops take everything in to evidence and leave you with your phone, wallet, and keys and nothing else (including clothes). On a side-note, memorizing a key few phone numbers is a good idea too - you can't always rely on having your cell phone on you (the cops held on to mine for a couple hours because it had blood on it - on another side-note, touchscreens don't work when covered in blood). I'm with T-Mobile now, and my phone has a puny battery (but I have a spare). I hate that there's no "maxx" option on any of their phones, or on most unlocked ones. The ones with the big batts also have big power hungry screens and processors. I'm becoming less and less a fan of Samsung, but there's definitely something to be said about still having a removable battery, especially if an extended battery back/case can be had.

4. Federated

Posts: 263; Member since: Mar 06, 2010

Qualcomm Snapdragon 805, 5.5 inch 1920 x 1080 IPS-LCD Corning Gorilla Glass 3. 3700 + mAh battery please. 32gb with microSD card slot (up to 128 GB). Android L out of the box.

6. ThePython

Posts: 902; Member since: May 08, 2013

Motorola: Working on what actually matters.

8. Mxyzptlk unregistered

If that was the case then they'd be using flagship specs instead of modest specs with flagship prices.

10. AfterShock

Posts: 4147; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Isn't that like Apples creed?

12. Mxyzptlk unregistered

This isn't related to Apple.

16. AfterShock

Posts: 4147; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

True, Moto doesn't soak end users for their product like you're probably accustomed to with your phone. Flagship Bang for buck pricing, Moto smokes others. Twice as stable to boot.

19. troutsy

Posts: 383; Member since: Feb 17, 2012

AfterShock: Would you say you're completely full of s*&^ or just 50%? Mxyzptlk: I hope just 50 but who knows.

14. gtrxman

Posts: 137; Member since: Sep 10, 2011

What was modest about the X? Granted, the camera was middling, but the 720 screen was fine. I really have a hard time understanding what all the fuss is about such high resolution on a 4" screen. The X was all about functionality, and, with its lean OS and fewer pixels to push, proved that it was faster than flagships such as the Galaxy in test after test. I think Moto is truly trying to distinguish itself by making a phone that meets people's needs (similar to Apple), rather than putting some silly "feature" like automatic scrolling or other such nonsense in the phone. I, for one, can't wait to see the new X with a Maxx battery. Battery life is the Achilles heel of all phones. Bigger screens, higher resolution, etc. are constantly touted, yet no phone out there can actually go more than a day in real world use except for those with larger batteries. I don't care if my phone is 2mm thicker than the other guy's when I know it will go 1 1/2 to 2 days on a charge.

17. ThePython

Posts: 902; Member since: May 08, 2013

Modest specs with flagship prices? Two devices: Moto G and Moto E You're not making any sense.

7. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

If Motorola knows what it's doing, it will be a big battery version of the next phone instead of a refresh of a 2013 handset with 2012 specs which didnt sell too good with a big battery.

9. santy

Posts: 60; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

11. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

the spotlight is on you now Moto. let's see what you've got.

13. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

If it's a VERIZON exclusive then theres no point in buying it.

15. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

unless you're on Verizon...

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