Whenever there is a new piece of hardware that is about to be unleashed upon the masses, you can be quite sure that rumors will follow on its tail shortly afterwards. I guess the same can be said for the X Phone, which will be manufactured by the good people over at Motorola, although it will be a Google-branded device. The Google X Phone is said to be the first flagship from Motorola for this year, and apparently, a benchmark for an unknown device, widely speculated to be that of the X Phone, has made its way to the Internet with Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie in tow.
Fact or fiction?
One would do well to take in this bit of news with a grain of salt, considering how everything remains pretty much in the speculation stage at this point in time. Still, there might be some truth in it, as in the course of the past few months, rumors surrounding a Motorola X Phone have heated up, where it looks set to be able to hold its own against the likes of the HTC One, Samsung Galaxy S4 and iPhone 5.
Coming out in July?
Heck, there are even rumors concerning the X Phone’s release that point towards a possible debut at Google I/O which is happening not too far down the road. Both Motorola and Google have come to an agreement before, touting that they will release devices sometime in the second half of the year, so July would definitely fit in this statement like a glove. Additional rumors point out that this device might eventually be delayed until August later this year.
As for the AnTuTu benchmark that emerged, it referred to a “Google X” instead of a Motorola X Phone or even X Phone, where the device is said to run on Android 5.0.1. With Android 5.0 being widely touted to be Key Lime Pie as its nickname, all we can do now is wait with bated breath.