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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.

The Lenovo Moto G4 Signals the Fall of a Kingdom

On a fateful day in November 2013, an Android giant released a humble device, one which could not stand up to the knights and princes of the Android world. Little did they expect that this humble little device to become the best selling smartphone the company had ever seen. Such was the tale of the Motorola Moto...

ZUK Unveils the ZUK Z2 Pro With 6GB RAM and 128GB Storage

ZUK, a Lenovo backed Chinese company, made waves last year for the promising ZUK Z1. On the face of it, the spec sheet and value it brought to the customer made it a spiritual successor to the OnePlus One. It had some flagship grade specs at an affordable value. And if you purchased the international...

Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus Design Leaks; Dimple got Nerfed

When Google bought Motorola back in August 2011, people expected to be greeted by the best experience that Android could offer, with Google on the software side and Motorola on the hardware end. But when Google sold off Motorola in 2014 to Lenovo, such hopes were left unfulfilled. Motorola's Moto G was one of the best...

Lenovo Offers Cheap Vibe K5 Phones and Tab3 Tablets for its 2016 Lineup

Despite acquiring Motorola, it seems that Lenovo isn't too keen on dropping its brand out of the smartphone race. At this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Lenovo has unveiled the newest smartphone and tablet lineup aimed at the budget conscious consumer. Lenovo Vibe K5 Series As the most powerful device offered by Lenovo this year so...

Bye, Bye Moto(rola)! Motorola Is Going to Be Phased Out

According to Motorola Chief Operating Officer Rick Osterloh, the Motorola name will fade from phones within the next few months. Lenovo, which is the owner of Motorola Mobility, will still use the Moto brand for its high-end phones and homegrown Vibe for cheaper headsets. Motorola was one of the most important brands in cellular telephones' history....

Marshmallow Update & Unofficial Port Round-Up — Get Up to Date!

Come one, come all! While Nexus owners have already gotten a taste of some sweet, sweet Marshmallow, most users are left waiting for an official update. For many devices, it's hard to say when they'll receive their 6.0 updates given how many layers of testing each device needs to go through. Nevertheless, we're compiling a list...

Sunday Debate: How Will Lenovo Affect Motorola’s Future?

Join us in a fun Sunday Debate on Lenovo and Motorola. Come with your opinions and feel free to read some of our thoughts, then pick your side or play devil’s advocate to get your voice heard and engage in friendly discussion. You can read our food-for-thought or jump straight into the fray below! Do you trust...

ZUK Z1 Announced with USB 3.1 and 4100mAh Battery

ZUK are a relatively new sub-brand of Lenovo, who had previously enjoyed press through multiple rumors about their impending release of a CyanogenOS smartphone called the Z1. This has turned out to be off the mark; the company announced the very same handset today, although it's running a custom implementation of Android 5.1 called 'ZUI'. We'll be...

GPL License Controversy, Once More

Here at XDA we don't just value Open Source, we thrive on it. The fact that Android was openly distributed in its entirety was key for our community's growth, and without that particular development we would not be here now in this way.  We have over 6 million registered members, and we are visited by huge amounts...

Lenovo Officially Owns Motorola, Following ~$3 Billion Deal

Google is now officially no longer the owner of American phone manufacturer Motorola. Earlier today, the $2.91 billion deal finally took place, and now the American company is officially owned by Chinese giant Lenovo. The deal has been confirmed by executives of both parties. This means that Lenovo has full rights to Motorola's product portfolio and acquires...