Motorola’s Next Gen Moto X Could Be Called Moto X+1

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For those of you who own the Moto X, you might not like it but the truth is that the first-gen handset could be axed in favor of a brand new successor.

Yes, it seems that Motorola Mobility is working on a new flagship phone, which will be out sooner than expected.
American-handset manufacturer is expected to launch a new smartphone, dubbed the Moto X+1. This new mysterious handset is being hailed as a legitimate successor to the original Moto X.

The leaked information comes from notorious leaker @evleaks. The tweet appears to be a logo for the Moto X successor. It is widely believed that that Moto X+1 could be announced within two months.

There hasn't been any indication from the company about the Moto X. However, at this year's MWC, Motorola does confirm that the next-gen Moto X will be launched in summer.

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Motorola’s Next Gen Moto X Could Be Called Moto X+1

Moto X To Be Discontinued?

Rumors have it that Moto X would soon be discontinued. Apparently, Canadian network provider Rogers issued a statement recently in respect to discontinuation of the Moto X.

"Moto X is nearing discontinuation at Rogers. Discontinued devices are removed from product catalogue, however the Moto X is still available at many Rogers and Fido retailers. Customers should check with their local Rogers or Fido store for more info."

Amusingly, the Moto X was The Moto X was a Rogers' exclusive and was released in August 2013.

Moto 360

Meanwhile, there are rumors that Moto X+1 could be launched alongside the Moto 360. Motorola's debut smartwatch is slated to launch at Google I/O in June. May be Motorola have plans to sell the new products in some sort of bundle. But then again, some analysts are not in favor of so-called "special bundle".

6-inch Phablet

At the same time, Motorola is rumored to release a 6-inch phablet. Some believe that the reported Moto X+1 could be the same 6-inch device. Well, the 6.3-inch phablet is expected to go official in the third quarter of 2014.

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