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Motorola Shipped 6.5 Million Devices Worldwide in Q1 This Year.

Things are really looking up for Motorola who have been celebrating milestone after milestone following the release of their budget Moto G and high-end Moto X. The latest news to come from the soon-to-be Lenovo owned company is that in the first quarter of this year they’ve shifted 6.5 million devices globally.

The company announced the news via Twitter yesterday; “Motorola shipped 6.5 million devices globally in Q1. -Rick Osterloh “. Earlier this year Lenovo purchased Motorola Mobility from Google for around $3 billion, a damn sight less than what Google originally paid for the company a few years back.

Since Motorola were under Google’s wing they released the Moto X, the company’s current flagship device. They also released the budget Moto G which actually packs a punch for its fairly low off-contract cost. The Moto G has been such a success its highly likely that the Moto G is the device that contributed to the 6.5 million devices sold.

Motorola are planning to release a refreshed Moto X, called the Moto X+1 in the summer of this year as well as a rumoured, cheaper, thinner, Moto G, called the Moto E. They’re also busy working on their Android Wear powered smartwatch, the Moto 360, which the company is hoping to reveal more of, this Summer.