Motorola set to debut Intel-powered phone in Sept?

The two firms have reportedly pulled their brains together to launch a new handset

Motorola is set to unveil its new Intel-powered smartphone to media at a special event in London on September 18, dubbed the Motorola Edge, according to reports

It comes after the firm sent out a save the date invite to media, including T3, inviting them to a special event at London’s Victoria House.

Both the Motorola and Intel logo were printed on the invite -pictured above.

The two firms announced their partnership at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show.

Technology newswire VentureBeat picked up on a Twitter hashtag, #motoedge, sparking rumours the handset will be called the Motorola Edge.

If the reports prove to be accurate, it will be a huge move for both companies; For one, Motorola, which is struggling to boost its smartphone market share, and Intel, because it will jump into an area currently dominated by its rival ARM.

T3 will be reporting live at the event, so we’ll keep you in the loop as soon as the device is launched.