Motorola will release affordable 4G smartphones in India next year

Motorola COO Rick Osterloh recently visited India, and talked a bit about the company’s future plans for the country. According to The Economic Times, Motorola hopes to become India’s third largest smartphone vendor in 2015. To do that, Rick Osterloh said that the company will release affordable 4G handsets in the country. "Next year, we are going to be very aggressive in the 4G value proposition for end users," declared Osterloh, adding that India is a very important market.

While there’s no word on exactly what new 4G smartphones Motorola is planning to release, one of them could be the rumored successor to the Moto E - a handset that’s been very well received in India. Besides 4G/LTE connectivity, the new Moto E is supposed to feature a 4.5-inch display with 540 x 960 pixels, Android Lollipop, and a better processor than the current model.

Right now, Motorola is India’s fifth largest smartphone maker (behind Samsung, Micromax, Lava, and Karbonn), thanks to the success that the already-mentioned Moto E (pictured above), the Moto G and the Moto X have had.

Earlier this year, Lenovo completed the acquisition of Motorola Mobility, and now the duo is considered the world’s third largest smartphone maker.



1. HugoBarraCyanogenmod

Posts: 1412; Member since: Jul 06, 2014

Really a good news for India Support Moto

2. deewinc

Posts: 455; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

They should bring it to Africa too. Kenya, Uganda, SouthAfrica, Rwanda 4G is blazing. Kenya's LTE-A hits over 100mbps on Safaricom in real time and not on theory. The problem is there are no budget 4G phones.

3. aditya.k

Posts: 496; Member since: Mar 10, 2013

Why can't they update the Indian versions of Moto G and X (2014)? I mean its been weeks since it has been released in USA. 4G is still far in India. But they could really concentrate on delivering updates same time in all the countries they sell their phones.

4. Mfa901

Posts: 291; Member since: Jul 14, 2012

without any 4g network what the hell we will do with 4g enabled phones

5. legiloca

Posts: 1676; Member since: Nov 11, 2014

I think Motorola became race selective now, how can they bring back the hearts of the many if they are just focusing on one country. shame..

7. jonartpop

Posts: 199; Member since: Oct 25, 2012

true true true!

6. jonartpop

Posts: 199; Member since: Oct 25, 2012

They should start considering to sell devices in Indonesia. You know Indonesia is a good market for affordable Android phones.

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