Mobile Computing, VR World

Motorola Returns To China With The Moto X Pro

Lenovo-owned (HKG:09920) Motorola has announced that it will be making its way back into the Chinese market, and that three devices will be on offer initially. The handset manufacturer will launch the 2014 Moto X and an LTE-enabled version of the 2014 Moto G as well as the Moto X Pro, a device that seemingly features the same hardware as the Nexus 6, but one that comes with Motorola’s software features.

Motorola has stated that a few custom variations of the Moto X – which may include the leather and wooden back variants – will be available for sale during the initial months, with the full set of customization options offered by Moto Maker set to debut sometime later this year.

There’s no word on whether the Moto E will also make its way to China in the near future, but judging by the fact that all three devices that re set to go on sale offer LTE connectivity, that does not seem to be the case.

As far as hardware is concerned, the Moto X and Moto G LTE will feature the same hardware that is on offer with the global variants. The Moto G sounds enticing considering its affordability and the fact that it has dual-SIM connectivity as well as LTE. It should be interesting to see how the device fares against similar offerings from local brands like Xiaomi.

The Moto X Pro is basically the Nexus 6 with minor variations in design. The device will feature a 6-inch quad-HD screen, 2.7 GHz Snapdragon 805 SoC, 3 GB RAM, 32 GB internal memory, 13 MP camera at the back with OIS, 2 MP front shooter and a 3,220 mAh battery.