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Motorola Moto X Review

Verizon (XT1060)     See other variants reviews Score: 7.6/10
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Motorola Moto X is an amazing phone released back in 2013, coming with a 4.7" multi-touch screen, a Dual-Core processor running at 1.7 gigahertz, and two cameras, a 10 mega-pixels back facing camera and a 2 mega-pixels front-facing camera. Is that all? Not at all, it's only the tip of the iceberg.

This cellphone is a very compact cellphone, taking into account that it packs a 4.7 inches display and it's only 5.09" long. While the is quite thin it's not close to being one of the thinnest phones on sale, with a thickness of 0.41". Apparently Motorola decided not to care so much about the weight in this 4.59 oz cellphone. Motorola is offering this phone in a variety of colors: black, brown, green, blue, red and white.

The has a high-tech 4.7 inches display with a 1280 x 720 (HD) resolution, which makes all images and videos look absolutely perfect. This display uses AMOLED capacitive technology, and allows multi-touch for gestures like pinch and zoom.

Motorola ships this phone with a great performance Dual-Core processor ticking at 1.7 gigahertz, packed into a Motorola X8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960) chip with a big 2 GB of RAM. Helping with graphic intensive tasks, this phone also has a 400 MHz Adreno 320 GPU. The has a quite large 16 GB internal storage memory and though it doesn't have an external memory slot, it is enough to store hundreds of apps, although it probably wouldn't be suitable if you are planning to install some of the largest games available nowadays.

The Motorola Moto X has wi-fi connection (and it can provide it to other devices as a mobile hotspot), 4G LTE fast connectivity and also HSPA+ connection type, a slower 4G variation or 3G fast connectivity, using HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS and EDGE technologies. This cellphone works with a Nano SIM card for GSM carriers and it can use both CDMA and GSM carriers.

This device features two cameras, a 10 mega-pixels back side camera and a 2 mega-pixels front-facing camera. This device can also shoot videos up to 1920x1080 (Full HD) at 60 frames per second. In addition, the camera has some interesting features like auto-focus, flash, geo tagging and HDR mode.

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

The uses a huge 2200 mAh non-replaceable battery, enough to provide this phone with an incredibly long battery duration. This phone has a reported stand by time of 240 hs and a talk time of 13 hs according to Motorola. An issue to take into consideration is that the 's battery is non-replaceable so you can't change it when it begins to have trouble holding its charge, whereas with such a big battery you will probably replace this cellphone before that becomes a real problem.

The is being sold for only $ 175, an incredibly low price comparing with other similar phones. This cellphone is probably a great option for you no matter whether you are an amateur photographer, want a phone mostly for internet broswing and social networks, are looking for a phone for work or want a phone to play lots of games.





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Specifications

Device Type:Phone
Brand:Motorola
Operating System (OS):Android 4.4.4
Variant:Verizon
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Product code:XT1060
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:$ 175.00

Display

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

Hardware

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

Battery

Removable:No
Capacity:2200 mAh
Stand-by Time:240 hours
Talk Time:13 hours

Camera

Back camera:10 megapixels
    Aperture:f/2.40
    Focal length:30mm (35mm equivalence)
    Sensor size:0.38 inches (1/2.6")
    Flash:Yes
Front camera:2 megapixels
Max video resolution:1920 x 1080 (60 fps) (Full HD)
Camera features:Auto-Focus, Geo Tagging and HDR Mode

Networks

Wi-Fi:Yes
    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)
Technologies:LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMA

Other Features

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