Motorola has reportedly climbed from almost no marketshare to controlling 6% of the market in the UK, with similar growth found in several other UK markets.
The Moto G has seen the largest sales ever in the history of Motorola, driven by strong demand from India following a unique marketing strategy.
This week in your world of Android: Google launched Android Wear, Moto and LG teased their new smartwatches, the Chromecast and Nexus arrived to more countries along with Play Movies and Music, Oppo introduced the amazing Find 7, KitKat finally hit Sony’s flagships, the Galaxy S5 went up for preorder, and some cool new features were added to Google Now.
These are the essential stories, the summary of an entire week in just a few words. It’s Android Weekly.
The concept videos that we were shown and the details we were able to glean from the SDK suggest that Android Wear is miles ahead other smartwatch platforms, like Samsung’s Tizen or Pebble. So, did Google just appropriate the wearable market for itself? Will Wear be for wearables what Android has been for mobile? Do competing platforms stand a chance in face of Google’s onslaught?
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The Moto 360 smartwatch could come with an OLED display, a sapphire glass face, and inductive wireless charging, according to an unnamed source who spoke with G for Games.
At today’s Motorola hosted Hangout event, we learned a few more details about what to expect from the upcoming Moto 360 smartwatch.
Google will host a Hangout event at 2PM EST with plans to discuss its recently announced Moto 360 smartwatch, which will run on the Android Wear platform.
The Moto 360 will be voice-enabled, feature deep Google Now integration, and a fitness component. Besides that, the device looks like a beautiful conventional timepiece, with a round watchface and even a mechanical button on the right hand side.
The Motorola Moto X has now officially launched in Australia, priced at $549.
A brand retention survey revealed that 76% of Apple users upgraded to another Apple device in 2013, 58% for Samsung. Is it loyalty, or are we hostages to the ecosystems?