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Motorola's sales double over last year

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Motorola sold 8.6 million smartphones during the last quarter, the growth being solid in Europe and India, but also on the US market.
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While big names like Samsung reported sales below expectations, it looks like Motorola is doing great. Thanks to the Moto G, which is considered by many to be the best Android smartphone for budget-conscious users, the company sold twice as many smartphones during the second quarter of 2014 compared to the same period of last year.

Motorola sold no less than 8.6 million smartphones in the second quarter of this year, up from 6.5 million units in the first quarter. This performance does not push Motorola in the top five yet, but it clearly shows that the company is headed into the right direction. Nick Spencer from ABI Research, one of the market research companies behind these reports, says "If you’d asked me about Motorola a year ago, I would have said it was on a distinct trajectory towards oblivion."

Motorola's current highlights are the Moto E, Moto G and the Moto X. All are handsets that offer a lot for their price, especially when it comes to customization options and software features. While Motorola's sales in the US increased during the last year as well, the company's most solid growth was reported in India and Europe.

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Codrut Nistor
Codrut Nistor - Senior Tech Writer - 5565 articles published on Notebookcheck since 2013
In my early school days, I hated writing and having to make up stories. A decade later, I started to enjoy it. Since then, I published a few offline articles and then I moved to the online space, where I contributed to major websites that are still present online as of 2021 such as Softpedia, Brothersoft, Download3000, but I also wrote for multiple blogs that have disappeared over the years. I've been riding with the Notebookcheck crew since 2013 and I am not planning to leave it anytime soon. In love with good mechanical keyboards, vinyl and tape sound, but also smartphones, streaming services, and digital art.
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Codrut Nistor, 2014-08-12 (Update: 2014-08-12)