Motorola posted a profit of $26 million, or 1 cents per share compared with a loss of $231 million or 10 cents a share in the same quarter a year earlier.
But revenue fell 32 percent to $5.5 billion, compared with analysts' average expectation for revenue of $5.62 billion, according to Reuters Estimates.
The company, which trails behind cell phone rivals such as Nokia
The average Wall Street expectation was for 14.1 million phones, according to five analysts contacted by Reuters.
(Reporting by Sinead Carew; Editing by Derek Caney)