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Lenovo is a technology company headquartered in China. They are primarily known for their Windows-based PCs, but Lenovo also manufacturers Android devices and Chromebooks. Lenovo owns Motorola Mobility as well. Visit the Lenovo forums.

Report: Lenovo Underestimated Motorola Revival Efforts at Time of Purchase

Back in 2014, Google shocked the Android enthusiast community briefly when it decided to sell off Motorola Mobility to Lenovo. Many had hoped that Motorola would be Google's smartphone hardware division, becoming the prime example of how Android's software can be used in harmony with affordable hardware. With Lenovo coming into the picture, we realized that...

Leaked Render Could Reveal an Unannounced Motorola Device for 2017

OnLeaks, in collaboration with Android Authority, has released a render for an upcoming, unreleased Motorola smartphone. As with most of OnLeaks' reveals, this render is based on factory CADs and thus any details are filled in by an artist to best reproduce what the end product should look like. At first, this device was reported as...

ZUK Officially Launches the ZUK Edge, with a 86.4% Screen-to-Body Ratio

ZUK is a spin off of Lenovo's smartphone business and operates independently from Lenovo itself (similar to how Honor operates independent of Huawei). The ZUK Z1, launched in August of last year, was one of the few smartphones that ran Cyanogen OS out of the box. They've released a handful of smartphones since then, but...

The Moto Z Quietly Flew under the Radar, but it Transformed Smartphone Modularity

At a time where smartphone enthusiasts long for OEMs to return to the days of spectacular and unique smartphone designs, the Lenovo-Motorola Moto Z and its brethren were some of the most anticipated phones going into 2016. Ever since Google took on the Project Ara mantle, there was renewed focus on smartphone modularity. Many enthusiasts were bracing...

Moto M Rumored to Launch with Microsoft Bloatware Pre-Installed

It was just last month when we learned about a cross-licensing patent deal between Microsoft and Lenovo. Microsoft has been making deals with multiple Android OEMs as a way to get some of their core applications pre-loaded onto smartphones and tablets. The deal with Lenovo is just one of their latest, and it promised the...

Motorola to Launch the Moto Z Series in India Next Month

When Motorola and Lenovo first announced the Moto Z and Moto Z Force, we were told the Force Droid variant would be a Verizon Wireless exclusive. This is still the case, but we did recently see an unlocked version of the Moto Z go up for pre-order in the United Kingdom last month and this month in the...

Lenovo’s Motorola Moto M XT1662 Spotted at TENAA

Motorola has unveiled the Moto Z, the Moto G4 and the Moto E3 so far this year, with the entire range undergoing a refresh and compounding to cover almost every section of the pricing spectrum. But it seems that they're not done quite yet. Numerous leaks point towards a new lineup which will reportedly sit between the...

The Modular Concept: Why a Change of Direction Is Needed

Have modular phones failed, is it too early to give up hope on what looked to be such a promising market? To set the stage, the LG G5 released as one of the first mainstream phones pushing a modular aspect. As LG’s yearly flagship it was priced as such and so were the modular components, at least...

Motorola Unveils the Moto E3 and Moto G4 Play for UK

The Moto E series from Motorola's portfolio was due for an upgrade, and it has finally received it. Meet the new Moto E, a device that is to shoulder Motorola's low-end legacy for 2016. So what has changed with the Moto E? For starters, the Moto E now comes with a 5" HD display. That's a decent...

The Moto Z is the Latest Phone to Suffer the Dwindling Hype of Far-Off Releases

When we talk flagships, we mean just that: devices that are top of the line, competing with the best of the best. OEMs try and put the best set of features that they believe would put their device on the top, sneaking in a compromise or two in areas where the normal consumer would not...

Project Tango Comes to Mobile With The Lenovo Phab 2 Range

Several years ago this video introduced Johnny Lee to the world. Not long after, Google hired Johnny and he would go on to lead Project Tango. For those of you who may not know, Project Tango is a computer vision platform that allows a Phone/Tablet/Device to know its position relative to the world without using...

The Modular Moto Z Range Has Arrived

At the Lenovo Tech World 2016, Lenovo unveiled the second head turner of the day, the Moto Z and all of its brethren. Before we move on to the nitty-gritty about the devices, take a look at a quick spec sheet of the announced devices, below: Moto Z Moto Z Force Android Version 6.0.1 Marshmallow 6.0.1 Marshmallow Chipset Snapdragon 820 -- 2.2...