Motorola prototype handset surfaces on YouTube

The device has a different design than what we've seen recently from the Google-owned company and appears to be running a full version of Jelly Bean.

Motorola's concept device.
The alleged Motorola device Screenshot by Don Reisinger/CNET

Google's Motorola might have had an upcoming smartphone leaked to the Web.

Vietnam-based tech site TinhTe today posted images and videos of a Motorola prototype device that it says could be ready for store shelves in the coming months. The handset has a noticeably softer design than those currently offered by Motorola, with rounded edges and a smooth backplate. The handset also comes with a Motorola's signature "M" logo on the back and above its display.

In terms of specs, it's somewhat impressive. The handset has a 4.65-inch HD display, according to TinhTe, and runs on Qualcomm's Snapdragon S4 Pro processor. The device also has 2GB of RAM.

Although the device appears to be inching toward the higher end of the mobile market, it's not the long-rumored flagship Motorola X handset . That device will likely come with some higher-end features than what is shown in the leaked Motorola device. That handset is also not expected to make its debut until May at the annual Google I/O conference.

Still, whatever the device that TinhTe has seen, it's no slouch.

CNET has contacted Motorola for comment on the TinhTe report. We will update this story when we hear back.

(Via The Verge)


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