Retailer: Motorola Moto X release "US only"

Don’t get too excited about the forthcoming Motorola Moto X and start whacking your existing phone on eBay ahead of tomorrow’s rumoured launch — it looks like it may be a US-only phone for the time being. That’s according to tech retailer Handtec, which has told its users in a blog post that “Motorola Moto X is only being released in the USA.”

They don’t quote any sources, but we’d imagine the shop has spoken to Motorola UK about bagging some stock of the new mobile and been told to forget about it…

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…which is a shame as it looks bloody lovely, particularly in white. We’ll know for sure tomorrow, when Motorola is expected to officially announce full details of the Moto X after literally MONTHS of non-stop leaks and speculation.

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  1. Tinytom21

     /  July 31, 2013

    ARGH! How annoying.

    I should have expected this due to their ‘Made in America’ slogans though.
    Is that supposed to appeal to the European market? Would someone in the EU pay more for a phone because it was manufactured in the US?

    I feel like the answer should be obviously no, and maybe I’ve been effected by the American blogs evangelising, but I feel like some people would.

    Kinda like ‘us’ and ‘them’.

    If America suddenly becomes a smartphone manufacturing powerhouse, that proves that with the right investment then so could Europe… and THEN it gets interesting.

    But that is highly unlikely, so for now we will be left with publicity stunts purely for the yanks.

    Can’t complain too much, as our phone network and prices are SO much better than over there. They can keep the Moto X and we’ll keep genuine competition in the market.

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  2. Gustav

     /  July 31, 2013

    and obviously it will not be available in canada at a carrier named rogers, oh wait canada is part of the US, right? If this turns out true, why should europeans bother to support a company that keeps their good things “exclusive”…

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  3. A Yank

     /  August 7, 2013

    Hey Tinytom21,

    You’re an idiot.

    Regards,

    – A Yank

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