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A Pure Google Phone From Motorola May Come Next Year, But Likely Will Be 6-8 Months

Discussion in 'Android News' started by dgstorm, Oct 19, 2012.

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    A pure Google Motorola Nexus device certainly could be the "holy grail" for some users. Motorola has some of the best hardware on the planet, and although some of their newer software is pretty impressive, most folks would just love to see a Motorola phone unhampered by add-ons. You would think now that Google owns Motorola, it would be an easy thing to make happen. Well, we have both good and bad news regarding that idea. The good news is that we may see something like that next year. The bad news is that it might be very late in the year.

    Google's CFO Patrick Pichette spoke at Google's Q3 2012 earnings call yesterday. He shared the following,

    Reading between the lines in his statement, it's not hard to come to the conclusion that the new Google owned Motorola intends to finish pushing out the phones they currently have in their pipeline, before they consider moving to a pure-Android Moto phone. On the flip-side of that, it's also likely that once the current crop has filtered out, we will start to see Moto's devices sync-up better with the most current Android OS of the time.

    Source: TheVerge
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    Still waiting for a Motorola Droid Nexus...and hopefully one rockin' the Qwerty keyboard. :D
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    LOL...if I see one with a querty keyboard it will be just before the end of Motorola as a whole. =D I bet it won't be on Verizon. They are too far in bed with Big Red.
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    what good is it to us verizon customers? i have a better chance of winning an oscar than this phone coming to verizon.
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    Make it a 5.0" edge-to-edge, zero-bevel 2.0 gHz quad-core Qualcomm (if available by then), 2-4gb ram, Android 5.0 Keylime Pie (again, if in existence by then), 12-16 MP zero-shutterlag camera that's crystal-clear, 1920 x 1080p SuperAMOLED+ display non-pentile w/ stylus, Razr Maxx styling/hardware + battery, unlocked bootloader and 32-64 GB internal and you have the ultimate phone. Motorola Nexus Infinity I would call it...wishful thinking if it was manufactured in USA, those days long gone...
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    Not asking for too much at all :cool:

    I'm not saying it was aliens...bit it was aliens.
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    Haha. No joke...I doubt Google would put that kind of hardware in a Nexus device.

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    This makes me feel a lil better about getting the Maxx HD. I was holding on to rumors of a Moto Nexus coming soon.
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    You will not see another Nexus phone on Verizon. Verizon is still butthurt from the Galaxy Nexus debacle. If you want another Nexus phone, you'll have to jump ship this time around. If enough users do jump ship, perhaps Verizon will reverse course. I doubt it will happen. I'll stick around on Verizon in the hopes that a Nexus ROM comes out. Now, wouldn't that be grand? A ROM that could virtually turn any phone into a Nexus device? :icon_eek:
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    Agree won't be on verizonwirless. They will lock it and moto will come out and say its the "carrier" and Verizon will say its the "manufacturer" and unlock phone will damage user experience yada yada...meanwhile they see double digit growth in revenue. After my nexus contract is up I'm looking else where. Will lose my unlimited data if I stay or go (unless I buy the phone at retail) anyway. No incentive to stay plus I have to pay to upgrade, really? So retarded...
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    It's very possible that what you wish for not far off. CyanogenMod is working on a way to do OTA for their roms ( or so I heard)

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