The Chinese manufacturer Lenovo purchased the smartphone maker Motorola for 2.91 billion U.S. dollars, as the current owner Google confirmed.
The Moto G (figure) and the recently after Germany brought Moto X come in the future from Lenovo. Lenovo buys from Motorola and Google paid 2.91 billion U.S. dollars, as Google CEO Larry Page writes on the Google blog. He defends it as an important step for Android: Google could better focus his energy on Android, Lenovo could as the largest and fastest growing PC maker better made “super competetive ‘market. The Motorola brand wanted to Lenovo, according to Page continue, as it also happens with ThinkPad, the IBM 2005-selling notebook brand.
Google Motorola 2012 had bought, including a patent portfolios for 12.5 billion U.S. dollars, but suffered a shock absorber in the dispute with Apple. The patents remain, according to Page with Google to “defend the entire Android ecosystem.” The When the purchase is completed, is still unknown, there still must agree to various U.S. and Chinese authorities.
a subordinate clause mentioned Page, that the sale does not mean major change for Google’s other hardware stores, as examples, he mentioned the wearable and home market, so Google and the Glass House technology only recently purchased. The robot development is likely to propel Google ahead. Perhaps meant the Page but also in response to the rumors, Google wants the Android Nexus ad series in favor of more Google Edition devices. (jow)