Motorola makes a comeback to China with Moto X Pro (Nexus 6 re-born), Moto X, and Moto G LTE

Motorola makes a comeback to China with Moto X Pro (Nexus 6 re-born), Moto X, and Moto G LTE
Motorola is making a return to the world’s biggest phone market: China. The world’s most populous nation has also become the world’s biggest-scale phone market in recent years, and Motorola’s presence there would be key to the company’s growth.

Presence in China has been one of the highlights of all phone makers, and Apple in particular has been very successful with a recently inked deal with China Mobile, the world’s biggest carrier with over 760 million subscribers.

Motorola is making its entry in China with a focused lineup of three devices: the Moto X Pro (basically, a Nexus 6 version for PRC), Moto X, and Moto G LTE, so we have a phablet, a regular-sized flagship phone, and an affordable device with 4G LTE.

The Moto X Pro in particular is a practical copy of the Nexus 6: it’s got a 6-inch QHD display, 2.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon 805, front-facing stereo speakers, a 13-megapixel main camera and a 3,220mAh battery.

The Moto G will be the first to arrive to market in early February, while the other two devices will come in late February, just after the Chinese New Year. You can check out the company’s Chinese website right below.

source: Motorola



1. sgodsell

Posts: 7368; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

They still have to get more Nexus 6's in stock for North America. Nevermind the rest of the world.

2. shamrock

Posts: 75; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

you beat me to it, damn...

3. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

Curious how these will price out in China. The X Pro looks nice...

4. Malcolm.Merlyn

Posts: 160; Member since: Sep 28, 2014

WTF?! How did google even allow this?

7. Kruze

Posts: 1285; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

Because Motorola is now a Lenovo company, and Lenovo is from China so...

5. Chuck007

Posts: 1410; Member since: Mar 02, 2014

Nexus 6... looks nicer without the Nexus logo lol..

6. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

Whoa, that top bezel is way bigger than the bottom bezel. My OCD doesn't allow for that. Well, I guess the on-screen buttons make up for that.

8. greenelektron

Posts: 537; Member since: Sep 10, 2014

Nexus 6 doesn't have the LTE bands of China so they have to comeup with a special chinese version. I wonder how much they will have to sell this. I am a wannabe owner of the nexus6 but it is very expensive. So i will just sit here with my $250 and wait for the zenfone2.

9. somad

Posts: 169; Member since: Apr 17, 2014


10. AndyYan

Posts: 84; Member since: Feb 10, 2014

According to rumors I've read on our Chinese sites, the new G will be RMB 1499 (~$240), and the new X at RMB 3499 (~$570). Considering that we can get like-new imported G and X from Taobao for a cheaper price, I'm saying that this is not that sweet a deal. The X Pro is a big surprise, though no word on pricing yet.

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