Motorola has re-entered Chinese smartphone market by announcing three new models top China following a two-year absence from the most hyped mobile phone market in the world. “This is a day of rebirth,” said Liu Jun, Lenovo’s executive vice president, onstage at a Beijing conference center to unveil models for China.
Officially launched Moto X, Moto X Pro and Moto G with 4G LTE in China. Pre-orders for the 2nd-generation Moto G and the 2014 flagship Moto X will begin soon and also showed what the Moto X Pro looks like (basically a de-branded Nexus 6).
However, Motorola is trying to set itself apart by allowing buyers of its flagship Moto X to customise their phones. Buyers can pick colors, features and exterior materials like cases which include leather and wood.
In order to make a purchase Moto X, the 16GB version will start at 3.299 yuan (USD $540). It uses a powerful processor, bigger screen and other hardware specs. While the third model will be the Moto G – goes with a price at 1,299 yuan ($212) for an 8GB model. And will be a big rival to the low-priced Chinese brands including Xiaomi as well.
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. Moto 360 and the Moto Hint Bluetooth earpiece will also be making its way to China.
All the three models of Motorola Moto series runs Google’s mobile operating system Android and the Moto X will be the only one to run Android 5.0 Lollipop in China. Now with Moto X Pro, it will have LTE radios set for all three major Chinese carriers and the Moto G will be offering two dual-SIM vesrions for CMCC/China Unicom and China Telecom.
Specifications of the Moto X Pro would be as similar as the Google Nexus 6 smartphone, exclusively designed for China. Comes with a 6-inch 2560×1440 pixels display, 13 MP rear camera with OIS tech, runs 2.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon 805 CPU, got front-facing speakers and powerd by 3220mAh battery.
Last but not least, Motorola said a Chinese version of its Moto Maker website that allows buyers to pick features for phones will be operating by the end of May. Stay tuned to grab more!