Motorola CEO Says Phone Sales Strong in China

Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc.’s smartphone sales are growing rapidly in China even though many Google Inc. services on the phones aren’t available in the country, its chief executive said.

Sanjay Jha said in an interview the mobile handset maker has been able to work with local partners to deliver functions on its phones like email and maps, which have enabled continued rapid sales. The lack of Google features may be a more significant problem for the company’s Xoom tablets, however, he said, as those features are central to the user experience in other markets.

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