Motorola warned their Q4 numbers would be bad. And boy are they ever. A rundown:

They shipped — shipped, not sold — 5.3 million smartphones in the quarter. As a reminder, Apple sold 37 million.

For the full year, Motorola shipped — shipped, not sold — 18.7 million smartphones. As a reminder, Apple sold 37 million smartphones last quarter.

They shipped — shipped, not sold — 200,000 tablets last quarter. TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND. As a reminder, Apple sold 15 million tablets.

For the year, Motorola shipped — shipped, not sold — 1 million tablets. As a reminder, Apple sold 15 million tablets last quarter.

The company lost $80 million in the quarter — $70 million of that was by the mobile division. The unit lost $285 million for the year.

This is a company that Google is buying for $12.5 billion.

Sanjay Jha is a wizard.

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    electronics company. Google is...software company....can’t...
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    MG Siegler: (via The Loop)
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    Wow. Just wow.
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    Yup.
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    Ridic
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    I’m actually perfectly ok with this....decent worthy phone since
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