Moto Maxx not coming to Canada

Motorola Moto MaxxCanadians hoping to get their hands on the recently announced Moto Maxx got some bad news today. The impressive device, essentially a rebadged Verizon DROID Turbo, will not be coming to Canada. Motorola Canada today confirmed the news via Twitter in response to a question for a Twitter user:

Moto Maxx specifications:

  • Processor: Motorola Mobile Computing System with 2.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805
  • Operating system: Google Android 4.4.4 KitKat (To be upgraded to Android 5.0 Lollipop)
  • Cellular connectivity: LTE
  • Other connectivity: A-GPS, dual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, NFC
  • Display: 5.2-inch WQHD (2560×1440 / 565PPI) with Corning Glass 3
  • RAM: 3GB
  • Internal storage: 64GB
  • External storage: None
  • Rear-facing camera: 21MP (in 4:3) or 15.5MP (in 16:9) AF with dual-LED flash
  • Front-facing camera: 2MP
  • Connectors: 3.5mm audio jack, micro-USB port
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, ambient light, eCompass, gyroscope, Hall Effect, infrared, proximity
  • Battery: 3,900mAh

The Moto Maxx is launching today in Brazil and in mid-November in Mexico. Launches in additional Latin American countries will follow after. It remains to be seen if and when it will launch in other markets but it would appear that North America is not in the cards except as a Verizon exclusive.

Sources : @Motorola_CA // MobileSyrup