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[BGR] Google Abandons Work on X-Phone, Hands Off to Motorola

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New information suggests, however, that the company has abandoned the project because it could not achieve the level of innovation it had originally hoped for.

I hope it's not true. I've been really looking forward to the announcement of this phone next week at the Google I/O.

Edit: Oops forgot to put BGR in the title. First news article lol.
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Well google execs were saying that google hasnt owed Motorola long enouogh to put a full google spin on there products.
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I was confused about how it was supposed to fit with Nexus devices. I heard it was going to be released through ATT anyway so does that mean it would have had carrier updates and bloat?
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It's been rumored to come to both Verizon and AT&T. Supposedly there was some motoblur but mostly stock android. The Google Execs claimed the phone was supposed to be nearly "perfect" or what they considered "perfect". Who knows. I was intrigued by all the rumored specs. Mainly the 4000mah battery. lol.
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It's been rumored to come to both Verizon and AT&T. Supposedly there was some motoblur but mostly stock android. The Google Execs claimed the phone was supposed to be nearly "perfect" or what they considered "perfect". Who knows. I was intrigued by all the rumored specs. Mainly the 4000mah battery. lol.

The rumored specs were a joke, anyone who had faith in those probably still believes in the easter bunny. Nothing on this supposed phone was ever concrete.
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The rumored specs were a joke, anyone who had faith in those probably still believes in the easter bunny. Nothing on this supposed phone was ever concrete.

I fail to see how. Look up Lenovos new phone. It has almost identical specs. Here's the link http://www.engadget.com/2013/05/03/lenovo-p780-kobe-bryant/

So yea, there's plenty of reason to believe the rumors. There was nothing fantastical about it any ways. The big battery was the only real big shocker and Lenovo proves it can work.
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I was really looking forward to it.
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Man, even though I just went back to the iPhone with no regrets...this is how I feel about this:
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Man, even though I just went back to the iPhone with no regrets...this is how I feel about this:

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Hahah love it and pez, you traitor!

Read something last night that said they seem to think this might be old news just coming up again. I'm hopeful that it is. I really wanted an s4 but I'm not in love with it. The HTC one look really nice but I'd like a bigger battery and Verizon isn't carrying it (yet). So I was hoping this phone would be the one for me.
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