Motorola Moto X Pure Edition (2015) Review

Score: 7.53/10
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Motorola Moto X Pure Edition (2015) is a complete cellphone launched back in the year 2015, which features a 5.7-inches touch-screen, a quite powerful 1800 MHz CPU, and 2 cameras, a 21 MP back side camera and a 5 megapixels front-facing camera. Great! That's it? Not at all, it's just the shortest summary.

Talking about its body design materials, this cellphone is built with plastic. This phone is quite slim and practical, while it's not close to being one of the thinnest devices out there, with a thickness of 0.44 inches. This cellphone is a very compact phone, considering it packs a 5.7 inches screen and it is only 6.06" long. The is available in three colors, black, gray and white. This phone feels much lighter than what one would think about a device this size.

The is equipped with a incredible 2560 x 1440 (Quad HD / 2K) 5.7" display, making everything look perfect. Its display uses IPS LCD capacitive technology, and can detect multiple fingers at the same time.

This phone comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992 system chip, holding a powerful processor running at 1.8 gigahertz with a huge 3 GB RAM. This device comes with a 64 GB large internal storage and an SD extension slot, more than enough to store lots of apps, games, photos and videos without thinking about filling it.

The is equipped with two cameras, a 21 mega-pixels back-facing camera and a 5 mega-pixels front camera. the 's back-facing camera has an aperture of f/2 so it can capture sharp photographs even in low-light environments. This device can also film videos in 4K 3840x2160 at 30 frames per second, and slow-motion videos in (Full HD) (1920x1080) at 60 fps (2 times slower than regular videos). In addition, the camera features some good characteristics: digital image stabilization, flash, HDR mode, face detection shooting and geo tagging.

The Motorola Moto X Pure Edition (2015) includes WiFi connectivity (and it can provide it to other devices around, acting as a mobile hotspot), 4G LTE-A super fast connectivity or 3G fast internet connection, supported by HSPA, HSUPA and EDGE technologies. The Motorola Moto X Pure Edition (2015) works with a Nano SIM card to connect to GSM networks and it works with both CDMA and GSM networks.

This cellphone uses a 3000 mAh incredible Li - Ion non-removable battery providing the Motorola Moto X Pure Edition (2015) a marvelous battery duration. An issue to consider is that this cellphone's battery is non-removable so you can't change it when it starts to have trouble holding its charge, though with so much capacity you will probably replace this cellphone before that becomes a real problem.

This phone also includes some interesting features like Bluetooth (provides communication with other bluetooth phones, computers and accessories), GPS and NFC (Near Field Communication), and some sensors likeLight Sensor, Proximity Sensor and Accelerometer.

This cellphone is really cheap considering it's an incredible cellphone and it only costs 245 dollars. It doesn't matter whether you want it for playing games, want a phone to mainly use social networks, you love taking photos or will use this cellphone for work, this phone is definitely the right one for you.

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Device Type:Phone
Operating System (OS):Android 5.1
Dimensions:6.06 x 3.00 x 0.44 inchesMetric15.39 x 7.62 x 1.12 cmImperial
Weight:6.31 ouncesMetric178.89 gImperial
Colors:Black, Gray and White
Scratch Resistant Glass:Yes
Release date:2015-07-28
Price:$ 245.00


Screen Type:IPS LCD (16M colors)
Size:5.7 inchesMetric14.5 cmImperial
Resolution:1440 x 2560 pixels (Quad HD / 2K)
Pixel density:515 pixels per inchMetric202.76 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:Capacitive, Multi-touch


Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992
Processor:Cortex-A57 (Single-Core 1800 MHz)
RAM Memory:3 GB
Graphics Processor:Adreno 418
Internal Memory:64 GB
SD Card Slot:microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB)


Battery type:Li - Ion
Capacity:3000 mAh


Back camera:21 megapixels
    Focal length:27mm (35mm equivalence)
    Sensor size:0.42 inches (1/2.4")
Front camera:5 megapixels
Max video resolution:3840 x 2160 (30 fps) (4K)
Max slow motion video:1920 x 1080 (60 fps) (Full HD)
Camera features:Digital Image Stabilization, Face Detection Shooting, Geo Tagging and HDR Mode


    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:Nano SIM
CDMA Bands:800, 1900
GSM Bands:850, 900, 1800, 1900
UMTS Bands:850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100
LTE (4G) Bands:700 (band 12), 700 (band 13), 700 (band 17), 850 (band 5), 850 (band 26), 900 (band 8), 1700/2100 (band 4), 1800 (band 3), 1900 (band 2), 1900 (band 25), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7)
Technologies:LTE-A (4G), HSPA, HSUPA, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMA

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 4.1
NFC (Near Field Communication):Yes
Sensors:Accelerometer, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor