Motorola intros the Moto X in China presenting it as "the best Android smartphone in the world"

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Motorola intros the Moto X in China presenting it as "the best Android smartphone in the world"
Earlier in January, we told you that Motorola was about to return to China by launching three smartphones there: Moto X, Moto X Pro (a renamed Nexus 6), and an LTE-capable Moto G. Today, Motorola hosted an official event to mark its return to China and present the devices that it's releasing there.

The first handset that Chinese users will be able to buy is the Moto X (obviously the 2014 edition). Motorola President and COO Rick Osterloh took the stage at the Hello China event, introducing the Moto X as "the best Android smartphone in the world" (you can see that in the video embedded below). We can't say we agree with this statement: as our Moto X review is showing, the handset has some issues, including not-so-great battery life. Nevertheless, this remains one of Motorola's nicest smartphones to date.

Customers in China can order the Moto X for prices starting at 2,999 CNY ($479), and the handset will ship in early February. The Moto X Pro and Moto G LTE will be released in the second half of February, while Moto Maker should debut in China in the coming months (thus becoming available for the first time in Asia).

Alongside the three smartphones, Motorola will also launch the Moto Hint and Moto 360 in China, though it's not clear exactly when these are going to be available.




sources: The Official Motorola Blog, Motorola China
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