After a series of leaks, Google's hardware arm, Motorola Mobility has unveiled its highly anticipated Smartphone - Moto X. It runs on Android v4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS, instead of the latest Android v4.3 Jelly Bean OS.
Motorola Moto X flaunts a 4.7-inch AMOLED HD (720p) display with curved Gorilla Glass and offers a pixel density of 316 PPI. The Smartphone is fueled by Motorola X8 SoC with 1.7GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor. It is backed by 2GB of RAM and features Adreno 320 GPU. It comes in two storage capacities - 16GB and 32GB, but there will be no MicroSD card for expansion.
At the rear, it is equipped with a 10MP autofocus snapper with LED flash and Clear Pixel technology. The camera is also capable of recording full HD videos at 30fps with HDR. There's also a 2MP front-facing camera with Full HD video recording capability. For connectivity, it has 4G-LTE, 3G-HSPA+ and GSM band support. Other connectivity options include dual band Wi-Fi (802.11a/g/b/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.0 LE + EDR, NFC, MicroUSB port, 3.5mm audio jack, A-GPS and GLONASS.
The Motorola Moto X comes with Open Mic - an always-on voice command feature, which lets you to make calls even when the screen is locked. The Active Updates feature shows notifications even in the locked condition. The Smartphone can be customized with over 2000 color options through Motorola's Moto Maker website.
Motorola Moto X Key Specifications:
- Android v4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS
- 4.7-inch AMOLED HD display with 1280 x 720 pixels
- Curved Gorilla Glass
- Motorola X8 SoC
- 1.7GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor
- 2GB of RAM
- Adreno 320 GPU
- 16GB/32GB internal storage
- 10MP autofocus rear camera with LED flash
- 2MP front-facing camera with Full HD capability
- 4G-LTE, 3G-HSPA+ and GSM/GPRS/EDGE radio
- Dual band Wi-Fi (802.11a/g/b/n/ac)
- Bluetooth 4.0 LE + EDR and NFC
- MicroUSB port and 3.5mm audio jack
- A-GPS and GLONASS
- 2200mAh battery capacity
- Dimensions: 65.3 x 129.3 x 5.6-10.4 mm; 130 grams
Moto X is currently available in the US with a price tag of $199 with a two-year contract for a 16GB version. The 32GB variant comes for $249 with a two year contract exclusively on AT&T.