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Diving Into Moto X With Motorola’s SVP of Product Management (Video)

You’ve heard a lot about the Moto X smartphone today. Now you can check it out in action.

We had the opportunity to sit with Rick Osterloh, Motorola’s senior vice president of product management, at the Moto X event in New York City today, to see some key features of the phone and discuss Motorola’s strategy in a competitive smartphone market.

“We think we’re focused as a company now,” Osterloh said. “Motorola in the past used to make a lot of phones, and now we just make a handful of great phones every year.”

When asked whether Motorola would bring features of the Moto X to tablets — an area of mobile that the company has been pulling back from — Osterloh would only say, “We have no plans right now, but it’s something we’re always looking at.”

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