Will Motorola's X8 Processor Be Android's Secret Weapon?

Google's (NASDAQ: GOOGL  ) Motorola unit recently announced a homegrown processor, dubbed X8, which could have far-reaching implications for the entire smartphone industry.

Thanks to the addition of a low-power processor component, future smartphones that incorporate this technology will have the ability to be in an "always-on" state. For the individual user, it means such devices will be always listening for your next command, ushering the era of touchless user interaction for the Android ecosystem. Additionally, this low-power component is tasked with voice recognition, which will speed up Google Now response times.      

In the video below, Fool contributor Steve Heller discusses the X8 and what it could mean for the future of Android.

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