Motorola Phone Sales Increase, Android Switch Helping

Posted by at 9:52 am on October 28, 2010

Motorola this morning reported a increase in the total number of phones it sells and not just smartphones. It shipped 9.1 million phones overall, an increase over the spring’s 8.3 million. While most of the models were still basic phones, its sales of 3.8 million smartphones was a nearly 41 percent jump from spring’s 2.7 million. This may be a sign of a major turn around in the market place for Motorola.

The company owes almost all of the gains to Android and singled out the Droid X as the impetus. The large-screened Verizon phone continued to sell “extremely well,” company co-chief Sanjay Jha said. Its sibling the Droid 2 and the Asia-oriented Ming series were also faring well.

Motorola still hopes to split off its mobile group in early 2011 but is now likely to become profitable by the time it runs independently.

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