Motorola Moto X Review

T-Mobile (XT1053)     See other variants reviews Score: 7.6/10
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Motorola Moto X is a high quality Android phone launched many years ago, provisioned with a fast Dual-Core processor clocking at 1700 MHz, a 4.7 inches multi-touch capacitive display, and two cameras, a 10 MP back facing camera and a 2 megapixels front-facing camera.

The feels a bit heavy for a phone of this size, weighting 4.59 oz. This cellphone is available in many color variations, black, brown, green, blue, red and white. This phone is very thin, whereas it's not close to being one of the thinnest cellphones out there, with a thickness of 0.41". While this phone is only 5.09 inches long and 2.57" wide, it manages to contain a 4.7 inches screen.

Motorola decided to design this cellphone using a fast 1700 MHz Dual-Core processing unit, included in a Motorola X8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960) system chip and a huge 2 GB of RAM memory. Graphic intensive apps usually consume a lot of CPU time, so the also has an additional 400 megahertz Adreno 320 GPU to take some work out of the processor. This cellphone has an interesting 16 GB internal storage memory and although it doesn't count with a slot for SD memory cards, it is enough to store a couple hundred games and apps, but it may not be enough if you are fan of the heaviest games currently available.

This phone includes an amazing 4.7-inches screen with a 1280 x 720 (HD) resolution, making everything look beautiful and brightful. Its screen uses AMOLED capacitive technology, and can detect multiple fingers at the same time.

This cellphone includes wifi connectivity (which can be provided to other devices acting as a mobile hotspot), 4G LTE fast connectivity and also HSPA+ internet connection, that is a slower 4G technology or fast 3G connectivity, supported by HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS and EDGE technologies. This cellphone works with a Nano SIM card for GSM carriers and it works with both GSM and CDMA.

The Motorola Moto X has two cameras, a 10 mega-pixels back side camera and a 2 megapixels front facing camera. It also films videos in 1920x1080 (Full HD) at 60 fps. This cellphone also counts with a couple of nice features like flash, HDR mode, auto-focus and geo tagging.

This phone packs a 2200 mAh big capacity non-replaceable battery, enough to provide the with an incredible battery life. Motorola claims this cellphone has a 240 hs stand by time and a 13 hs talk time. An issue to take into consideration is that this phone's battery is not replaceable so you can't change it when it starts to have trouble holding its charge, while with this big battery you will probably replace this cellphone before it happens.

This phone also includes some interesting features like Bluetooth (4.0, EDR), GPS Navigation and NFC, and multiple sensors like Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Barometer and Compass.

This phone is being sold for just $ 185, a real bargain comparing with similar cellphones. No matter if you are an amateur photographer, need a cellphone to play games, want a social cellphone or want a device for work, you will probably be very satisfied with this device.

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Device Type:Phone
Operating System (OS):Android 4.4.4, 4.4.3, 4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3, 4.2.2
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Product code:XT1053
Dimensions:5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 inchesMetric12.93 x 6.53 x 1.04 cmImperial
Weight:4.59 ouncesMetric130.12 gImperial
Colors:Black, Blue, Brown, Green, Red and White
Scratch Resistant Glass:Yes
Release date:2013-08-01
Price:$ 185.00


Screen Type:AMOLED (16M colors)
Size:4.7 inchesMetric11.9 cmImperial
Resolution:720 x 1280 pixels (HD)
Pixel density:312 pixels per inchMetric122.83 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:Capacitive, Multi-touch


Chipset:Motorola X8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960)
Processor:Krait (Dual-Core 1700 MHz)
RAM Memory:2 GB (500 MHz)
Graphics Processor:Adreno 320 (400 MHz)
Internal Memory:16 GB
SD Card Slot:No SD card slot


Capacity:2200 mAh
Stand-by Time:240 hours
Talk Time:13 hours


Back camera:10 megapixels
    Focal length:30mm (35mm equivalence)
    Sensor size:0.38 inches (1/2.6")
Front camera:2 megapixels
Max video resolution:1920 x 1080 (60 fps) (Full HD)
Camera features:Auto-Focus, 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 13), 850 (band 5), 1700/2100 (band 4), 1900 (band 2)
Technologies:LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMA

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 4.0, EDR
NFC (Near Field Communication):Yes
Sensors:Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor