Motorola could be working on three new smartphones with QHD displays

Motorola could be working on three new smartphones with QHD displays
A Reddit user claims to have stumbled upon information regarding three unannounced Motorola handset in an "analytics system". Before mentioning the details, we want to you to make sure you're digesting this info with a certain degree of skepticism, as there's no hard evidence to support this claim.

The Reddit user claims that the three upcoming Motorola smartphones bear the model numbers XT1578, XT1585, and XT192A. Allegedly, all three handsets will come with displays that run a resolution of 1440 by 2560 (QHD). The source of this information also claims that all of these three upcoming Motorola smartphones currently run Android 5.1 Lollipop. Apparently, all three are Verizon-bound handsets, meaning that we could be looking at a new generation of DROIDs.

One of these models could well turn out to be the highly-anticipated 2015 Motorola Moto X, although we have no idea what the other two might be. Since the smartphones are said to come with high-resolution displays, we can almost certainly rule them out as being new models in the Moto G or the Moto E line-ups. 

Unfortunately, although the Reddit post also contains information regarding the PPI densities of these smartphones, it looks like the data provided is actually the DPI number for scaling applications, and not useful data that we could use to calculate the screen size of the displays.

Allegedly, these devices are "currently being tested in or around Chicago", which would make a lot of sense given that Motorola's US headquarters is located in the Windy City.

As it turns out, the XT1578 was recently spotted in the HTML5Test database, lending further credibility to the information revealed yesterday on Reddit.

source: Reddit, HTML5Test

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14 Comments

1. mistercarter

Posts: 360; Member since: Sep 01, 2011

Moto X-2, Moto X-2 phablet and Droid Turbo 2 it didnt take me more than 3 seconds to figure it out

5. shimanto1123

Posts: 105; Member since: Nov 20, 2014

a 5.5" MOTO X with be awesome!

2. anesto

Posts: 1; Member since: May 11, 2015

or... 16, 32 and 64 gb versions? or... CDMA, GSM and world phones? or... (creative, imaginative, or nonsensical category inserted)

3. Niva.

Posts: 440; Member since: Jan 05, 2015

Verizon bound, pass on these once again, so stupid.

6. QWIKSTRIKE

Posts: 1459; Member since: Mar 09, 2010

Motorola has not learned....the OG Droid would have been more successful had it launched on all carriers.....Foolish indeed to have exclusives these days. If it is successful they still lose volume wise, because these days people don't leave carriers for a brand since the launch of iPhone which was the only successful carrier to make this happen. Even so iPhone would have owned the market had it not been exclusive to AT&T!

8. drmcgraw186

Posts: 1; Member since: May 12, 2015

the "Droid" Name belongs to Lucasarts and is licensed by Verizon, Motorola just builds them for Verizon

4. NIK01

Posts: 40; Member since: Apr 29, 2013

And where is the new droid mini???? ;)

7. Hitokage

Posts: 103; Member since: Mar 01, 2015

The Moto E and G won't have QHD panels. They're budget, and with the processor they'd have, the phone would be unusable. The Snapdragon 801 could barely keep up with QHD, so even if they used a 615, it would be very, very bad.

9. aruaca49

Posts: 8; Member since: Mar 07, 2015

If they're Verizon exclusive's, chalk up another waste of time and money for Motorola. Until Motorola starts to make these phones for all U. S. Carriers they will continue to loose out on a lot business. I personally like their phones but I wouldn't touch with a ten foot pole.

10. aruaca49

Posts: 8; Member since: Mar 07, 2015

If they're Verizon exclusive's, chalk up another waste of time and money for Motorola. Until Motorola starts to make these phones for all U. S. Carriers theywill continue to loose out on a lot business. I personally like their phones but I wouldn't touch Verizon with a ten foot pole.

11. aruaca49

Posts: 8; Member since: Mar 07, 2015

If they're Verizon exclusive's, chalk up another waste of time and money for Motorola. Until Motorola starts to make these phones for all U. S. Carriers they will continue to loose out on a lot business. I personally like their phones but I wouldn't touch Verizon with a ten foot pole.

12. aruaca49

Posts: 8; Member since: Mar 07, 2015

If they're Verizon exclusive's, chalk up another waste of time and money for Motorola. Until Motorola starts to make these phones for all U. S. Carriers they will continue to loose out on a lot business. I personally like their phones but I wouldn't touch Verizon with a ten foot pole.

13. aruaca49

Posts: 8; Member since: Mar 07, 2015

If they're Verizon exclusive's, chalk up another waste of time and money for Motorola. Until Motorola starts to make these phones for all U. S. Carriers they will continue to loose out on a lot business. I personally like their phones but I wouldn't touch Verizon with a ten foot pole.

14. javy108

Posts: 1004; Member since: Jul 27, 2014

Oh Motorola please re design your names.. no more "Droid"... Look People buy Galaxy and iPhone because it sounds fancy, its marketing, nice names and design= sells...

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