Quick Note: Google CFO Says Motorola Smartphones Not "Innovative" Enough
March 1, 2013 1:06 PM
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Google is not impressed
Google has no problem with telling it like it is. Yesterday, the Android maker said Motorola isn't creating good enough mobile products for its popular operating system.
Patrick Pichette, Google's chief financial officer and senior vice president, told an audience at the Morgan Stanley Technology Conference that Motorola isn't up to par with Google's expectations of a hardware maker.
"[Motorola's pipeline are] not really to the standards that what Google would say is wow -- innovative, transformative," said Pichette. "We've inherited 18 months of pipeline that we actually have to drain right now, while we're actually building the next wave of innovation and product lines."
So far, a few Motorola releases for Android include the
Droid RAZR Maxx HD and the Droid RAZR M
. While these phones aren't half bad, Google said customers want more.
Pichette also made mention that Google's relationship with Samsung, its No. 1 hardware maker, is "terrific" despite recent rumors. In fact, the
Samsung Galaxy S IV
with the Android operating system is due to be announced March 14.
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Its about TIME!
3/1/2013 4:33:15 PM
Finally, someone has called Moto out on their mediocracy!
Well, at least Motorola mobility. Their support is awful. I went through 6 droid 3s in a yr. Not due to user abuse either. After I needed another one (wouldn't boot, screen shows static) 12 months after I purchased the 1st one, My warranty was up and they weren't going to help me. Just as bad as the Moto Cliq. Promises are made to be Broken is another Moto motto that should screamed about. Next phone is gonna be a nexus!
"And boy have we patented it!" -- Steve Jobs, Macworld 2007
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