Lenovo Brings Motorola Smartphones Again To China
Lower than three months after finishing its $2.ninety one billion acquisition of the telephone producer from Google, Lenovo introduced at this time that it’ll convey again Motorola smartphones to China. Three units—the Moto X, Moto X Professional, and Moto G with 4G LTE—will go on sale early this yr.
Motorola stopped promoting telephones in China in 2013 whereas it was owned by Google, due partially to lagging gross sales as competitors from corporations together with Samsung and Chinese language smartphone makers elevated.
Whereas Motorola can now faucet into the assets of Lenovo, one in every of China’s main smartphone makers, it nonetheless faces vital challenges.
For one factor, Lenovo’s personal gross sales progress started to stall within the final half of 2014. Motorola-branded units (and different Lenovo merchandise) all face fierce rivalry from corporations like Xiaomi, which has grabbed market share from Lenovo, Samsung and different corporations on its approach to turning into the world’s third-largest smartphone maker by cargo quantity.