Deep within the labs of Motorola Mobility (MM) a crack team of engineers has been assembled, a team branded X. Tasked by Google with taking on the top handset makers the X series of phones and tablets will create a new brand and line of products for Motorola and a new standard in high end smartphones for Google.
Google has tasked, nay challenged Motorola Mobility to compete with the likes of Apple, LG, Nokia and Samsung. To achieve these lofty goals Google and Motorola (Googlrola?) both realise they will need to produce something special, then market the hell out of it.
The first of the new products to emerge from the MM labs will be the X Phone in 2013, followed by the X Tablet shortly after. These first generation X products will need to hit the ground running though, the competition isn’t standing still after all.
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In the build-up to the Mobile World Conference – MWC, 27th of Feb to the 1st of March – and the inevitable release of their Medfield mobile phone CPU Intel has announced its partners. Working with Intel to turn its raw chips – Z2460 Medfield system on-chip – into Smartphones initially will be Motorola and Lenovo. LG, after demonstrating working handsets at CES has gone surprisingly quiet on the subject though.
The manufacturing partners are working closely with Intel to ensure that handsets are available on the official release date. Intel is still to announce a specific date for the release, officially they are still publicly stating that the release will be early in 2012. Here at Highpants we have had a group stab in the dark and we expect the phones to be released at or just after the MWC. Lenovo had been demonstrating their Racer A Intel based mobile phone at CES, which were already fast and stable. Intel wants this release to be all it can be so the only thing we can guarantee is that if the chips aren’t 100% Intel won’t rush them out the door.
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