Reports say Motorola Moto X5 won't see light of day

Himanshu, 10 March 2018

And the story continues.... first it was rumors about layoffs at Motorola's Chicago offices, then came the company's rebuttal (although not outright), and now a new report that says Motorola has shelved its plans to launch the successor to the Moto X4 due to the layoffs.

Yes, the report says the Moto X5 - which has leaked at least a couple of times until now - has been canceled, and the company will now shift its complete focus to E, G, and Z series of phones.

So this means it's the end of road for the Moto X line-up, at least for the time being. In addition, the report also notes Motorola is also giving up on certain type of Mods, focusing only on those that can turn a profit.



Reader comments

  • jd636

What was left of Motorola died and ceased to exist the day Google sold it to Lenovo. It has been a high speedl train wreck ever since.

  • AnonD-428442

Well, I thought the Z was supposed to replace the X anyway. The X was the flagship line. When Lenovo took over, they changed it into the Z. With the G series going up in prices and spec, having another mid ranger makes no sense. I do wish Lenovo...

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