Lenovo To Drop Motorola's Droid Brand Soon In China

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With Motorola now taking the centre stage for Lenovo in their mobility division, the Chinese company seem to be hell bent on making a few changes. After making a structural change in their mobility division, Lenovo now announced that they will be stripping the Motorola DROID lineup in China.

Lenovo To Drop Motorola's Droid Brand Soon In China

According to a report by XiaomiToday the company's President Chen Xudong posted on Weibo regarding the probable move. The DROID has been a legendary lineup for Motorola for near a decade, with the first bunch of Android device from the company coming with the DROID branding. However with the inception of Moto E, G and X series the DROID lineup lost its once obtained glory, especially in the international market. The lineup though receives adequate fanfare and attention in USA and it seems that Lenovo is aware of that.

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Reportedly Lenovo's move to strip the Droid lineup will only be restricted to China and won't impact the US market. In fact, there are two upcoming phones with the Droid branding waiting to hit the US shores in the coming few months - namely Moto DROID Maxx 2 and DROID Turbo 2!

Lenovo To Drop Motorola's Droid Brand Soon In China

These devices are basically rebranded version of the Moto X Play and Moto X Force for the US markets. They are expected to come with Verizon Wireless in US with near same specification - a few changes may be seen. Expect a few other networks to add one if not two of these phones to their portfolio.

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