With Motorola Droid X already in the U.S. market, Verizon is expected to land on stores’ shelves in the country by next month. However, the questions besieging many is that when will the other parts of the world get to witness the Company’s two new smartphones.
Now, Europe has finally withdrawn all its questions, as it expected that Moto’s two new Android smartphones are on the verge of hitting Europe.
According to a recent report, there is a shortage of Motorola Droid X, in the stores across the country.
The customers who want to buy the product can go in for home delivery. Experts have revealed that the phone will not be available at least up till Aug. 4.
Mark McKechnie, Analyst at Gleacher and Co., disclosed that there is an increased demand of the product across the country.
The Company is focusing on meeting the preorders first. These orders were placed by the customers with Verizon and Best Buy before the launch.
A lawsuit has been filed by mobile phone manufacturer Motorola against Chinese competitor Huawei, who connived with Motorola’s former employees and two-way radios to steal its trade secrets.
A number of former Motorola employees, including Shaowei Pan and Hanjuan Jin, have been named in the case, who it claimed to be secretly working for the Chinese Company.
Motorola proclaimed on Monday that it has been pursuing talks with Nokia Siemens for selling its wireless network equipment unit to the latter in a deal worth US$1.2 billion.
If the deal gets through, Nokia will be able to own the majority stake in the unit. With this, Nokia will be seen expanding its wings to the business markets across the U. S. and Japan.
The dialogue and the negotiations between the two giants are expected to be completed by the end of current fiscal year.
Motorola’s Android-based Milestone XT720 smartphone has made its UK debut today (20th July 2010).
The new Motorola Milestone XT720, which is also known as MOTOROI, can be had from retailer Clove, which is offering the much-anticipated handset with a price tag of £381.
Other online retailers such as Play. com and Expansys are also seeking to bring the new phone to market as soon as possible with price tags of around £360.
The Milestone XT720 features 3.7-inch WVGA screen, 8-megapixel camera, HDMI output port, 720p HD video recording, 512MB of RAM as well as ROM.
The sales of the recently launched Motorola Droid X have increased significantly and Verizon has mentioned in its website that they have run out of the stocks of the phone.
A spokeswoman of Verizon disclosed in a statement that the consumers have displayed great excitement for the Motorola Droid X and the supplies have become low or exhausted in some stores in the country.
She revealed that the phone will be shipped by July 23, so the people can continue placing their orders for the phone.
As the most awaited Motorola Droid X was launched in the US market today, fans are being provided with a number of apps, software updates as well as accessories for the device.
The latest Android device has got a variety of accessories to support and the software.
Interestingly, these apps are available for the users for free as of now. As many as 30 free apps have been placed on the site.
The phone has been highly appreciated by a number of analysts who have presented excellent reviews all over internet media.
The Wall Street Journal has published that Nokia Siemens Networks is in discussions to take over the telecom-equipment arm of Motorola Inc. Nokia Siemens is based in Finland and is a joint venture of Nokia Corp.
According to sources, the deal of this takeover may be worth $1.1 billion to $1.3 billion. The deal could be finalized within next few weeks.
Nokia Siemens along with Huawei Technologies is competing for the position of number two in the sales of wireless products globally. Huawei is a low-cost Chinese supplier and was earlier seeking to buy this unit of Motorola.
After an unusual pre-sales publicity campaign, which was aimed at the technology maniacs, the Droid X smartphone will ship on Thursday. About three promotions have heralded Droid X sales. An edgy TV ad has been launched by Verizon Wireless and Motorola for the $200 Android device, which is a close-up of a human eye that turns robotic with a metallic lens that opens up to disclose a red pupil.
Merely eight months after the original Droid hit the markets, it has become a wrecking ball. Now, the mother of all, Lucas-licensed, droids is up with the July 15 arrival of the feature-packed Droid X.
At 5 x 2.6 x .04 inches, the X is shamelessly large and more ‘Sticky Fingers’ than willowy when pocketed. Otherwise, Motorola intelligently kept the handset that is amazingly thin and relatively streamlined.
Paired with its spacious 4.3-inch, 854 x 480 LCD touchscreen, it is clear that the Droid X was cautiously designed with a visually opaque, touch-driven experience in mind.
According to experts, the best feature of new Droid X smartphone of Motorola is its stellar battery life.
The additional features of the phone include high resolution 8-megapixel camera, an oversized display of 4.3-inch and a fast 1GHz processor.
Some smartphones are good at managing power as compared to the others. In the present scenario, the Companies are concentrating on providing more and more features and the energy efficiency has taken a back seat.
Motorola Droid, which has been booming since its launch in the US, earlier this year, has been managed to iPhone 3GS with immense competition, every passing month.
The Apple devices have also been suffering, due to the increasing popularity of HTC's Desire across UK.
In order to make up for the lost euphoria, Apple has planned the launch of 'Retina Display' feature in iPhone 4.
However, as per the estimations of the analysts, this mere upgrading of the display will help Apple much to survive in the pool of competition aroused in the smartphone race.
According to a new report released by AdMob, Google’s Adroid 2.0 Os has been running most successfully on Motorola’s Droid. Second in the line for being the widest user of the operating system is HTC Hero.
Meanwhile, Google’s Nexus One has secured the tenth rank in the list. The report lists the top 10 biggest users of Android.
The report has been based on a survey of more than 12.7 million phones running the Android OS, in May. As the analysis was conducted in May, the list has been missing the mention of HTC Evo, which was launched in the first week of June.
Motorola has taken full advantage of the halt in iPhone 4 availability for over a week, catching the attention with its Droid X, which has been released with double antenna design.
The dual antenna enables the users to have an option of holding the device from any of the sides, quite comfortably.
“The kind that allows you to hold the phone any way you like and use it just about anywhere to make crystal clear calls", said an analyst.
The new device will generate immense competition for iPhone 4, as it is capable of handling the call logs well.
Motorola is going to unveil a new high-end Motoblur-enabled smartphone named, Motorola Charm, very soon. Although, the mobile maker has not provided much information on the features of the forthcoming device, there are some speculations made over it.
According to the sources, Motorola Charm is likely to be loaded with Android 2.1, in addition to a MotoBLUR skin, widgets support and enhanced social networking services.
It will be equipped with QWERTY keyboard and a magnificent camera.
The Charm software will be powered by Cliq and Cliq XT.