Google has signed an agreement with Lenovo to sell Motorola Mobility company for $2.91 billion. However Google will keep a big part of 17,000 (and over) patents it acquired when it bought Motorola in 2012 for $12.5 billion. So, after the first “Google company phone” made by Motorola, the Moto X, and his little brother Moto G, the story seems finished.
A victory for Lenovo? Yes, bur not just for it.
In fact Google still keeping Motrola’s patents, which it can license out to other companie as HTC, LG and Samngug. Yes cause, meanwhile, it must be note that Samsung, which makes more Android phones than any other manufacturer, is getting more cozy with Google. In particular, the two companies have signed a 10-year patent deal agreement which involves Samsung to feature more Google services in its smartphones in the next future.