Google Comes with a Customizable Android Smartphone, Moto X

It took a lot of time to bring out the Google’s customizable smartphone onto the lightshow from Motorola. Motorola was famous for their folding phones but with the ongoing saga of the Android hybrids, Motorola could not stand any chance with their smartphones and this is the biggest break that they’re going to have with Google. Moto X largely depends on the intentions of the consumers. Building your own smartphone will make you innovative and creative as well. This is the biggest opportunity for Motorola to get back into the game with this customizable handset.

Motorola showed their device 3 weeks ago and it has created a quite a remarkable attraction among the consumers end. Touched in the hands of Google, you can’t expect to see failure in the device. So, the attention it’s getting is more than fair. People went crazy hearing that the device would be customizable and each of the products will have distinct taste in their outlook. Motorola has seen all of its competitors like Samsung, Apple, Nokia surpass them in sales and now they’ve a whole new world to explore in since it’s the prototype that’s been under 40 years of experiment. Finally Google laid hands on them and Motorola got relieved.While the specifications look quite promising, now the consumers can be happy on their set’s design and outlook as well. Let’s take a deeper look in this aspect.

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There’re lots of things that the Moto X is offering. Sleek design, amazing hardware specs, custom outlook but the reason is will it stand out from the crowd? Other flagships like iPhone 5, Galaxy S4, HTC One has their own taste and now Motorola can take the chance to cherish something new for the customers.

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Moto X is much thinner than the other flagships. It’s only 10.4 mm in thickness and weighs around 130grams. The device is pretty comfortable and workable in just one hand since the 4.7-inch screen is perfect for working in single-handedly. Most of the other flagships like Samsung Galaxy S4 requires you to work on both of your hands as the screen is much bigger and moving your thumb is slightly difficult. But, you’ll find Moto X terrific in holding and much comfortable since it has curved shape to fit your hands perfectly. It also comes with Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen which can show a nice display. But the protection lacks good quality. Galaxy S4 is blessed with Gorilla Glass 3 whereas; it has the 1st generation of Gorilla Glasses which is much vulnerable to scratches. It shows 312 ppi pixel density with its 720 x 1280 pixels resolution.

The main problem with the Moto X is being non-expandable in terms of memory. You can get the regular 16/32 GB but there’s no additional way to enlarge your internal storage capacity which is a quite disadvantage in this era.

It comes with 10MP rear and 2MP front camera with the capability of recording 1080p movies while featuring large number of options like Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama etc.

Moto X has a promising hardware specs. It comes with 2 GB RAM and Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon. But it’s been bestowed with Dual-Core 1.7 GHz Krait whereas every flagship is offering their device with Quad-Core CPU. The GPU is Adreno 320, which is one of the best. The smartphone has all of the sensors like Proximity, Accelerometer, Gyro, Compass, Barometer, Temperature etc.

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The connectivity options look great as well. It’s been equipped with modern connectivity solutions like NFC, Bluetooth 4.0 etc. The device will run on Android’s latest OS, Jelly Bean v4.2.2. A massive 2200 mAh battery will last a whole day of usage.

If you want to know the Moto X price in India, you’ll have to wait for a couple of months as it’s been shipping in the US right now.

Author Bio: This post is written by Mohsin Sunasara who is a Co-Founder at which offers heavy discount online shopping in India. He also loves to do Android programming.


This post was last modified on December 19, 2016 9:11 PM

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