Motorola to use MotoMaker for upcoming tablet?

Motorola motomakerThe Motorola Xoom line of tablets may be dead but it appears that Motorola is getting ready to return to the tablet market. Asked about such a move by Engadget, company CEO Dennis Woodside would onlysay, “That’s something we are working on, but [there’s] nothing specific to talk about right now.”

With Motorola having pinned its hope on customization with the Moto X, it is possible that the company is now looking at ways to extend the process to tablets. It’s not certain that Motorola would use MotoMaker, its Moto X customization tool, for the tablets should it move in that direction but it would certainly make sense.

It’s not the first time that we hear about an X tablet. A rumour about such a device surfaced back in late 2012 as a likely project to follow up the then rumoured Moto X.

With MotoMaker still only available to AT&T, opening the platform to other carriers is likely a higher priority than expanding the number of devices it can support. This would suggest we will not see a customizable Motorola tablet until next year at the earliest.

Engadget also revealed that Motorola could also release a phablet-sized Moto X. With Woodside saying that the company will look at other form factors incorporating “some of the design cues, as well as technologies, from the Moto X,” it’s again not a farfetched claim.

Source : Engadget