New Motorola Moto X Announced: What’s New?

Motorola Announced new version of Moto X today. With new Moto Maker program unique to Moto X, Customers can design the smartphone themselves.

Motorola Moto X

The new Moto X flunts 5.2-inch Full HD (1920×1080 pixels) IPS display with 423 ppi pixel desity, powered by 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor paired with 2GB RAM and 2300 mAh battery. The smartphone has 16GB internal storage (32GB available in Moto Maker program)

The new Moto X has 13MP rear camera and 2MP front facing camera. On connectivity front the new smartphone sports single sim, 3G, Wi-fi 802.11 ac, bluetooth 4.0. The smartphone runs on Android 4.4.4 Kitkat.

The Moto Maker program enable customers to choose from 25 back finishes including wood and leather backs.

Regarding availability, New Moto X will go on sale in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia later this month. It will be priced at $99.99 with the usual two-year contract ($499.99 without contract) in the US.

The new Moto X will be availabe later this month in India, There is no word on pricing.

New Moto X (Gen 2) Vs Moto X (Gen 1)
Features Motorola Moto X (Gen 2) Motorola Moto X (Gen 1)
Dimensions 72.4×140.8×9.97mm 65.3×129.4×10.4 mm
Weight 144 grams 130grams
Display 5.2-inch (1920×1080 pixels) 5-inch (1280×720 pixels)
Processor 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 quad-core 1.7GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core
Storage 8/16GB (32GB in Moto Maker program) 8/16GB
Rear Camera 13-megapixel 10-megapixel
Front Camera 2-megapixel 2-megapixel
Battery 2,300mAh 2,200mAh
Android OS 4.4.4 KitKat KitKat

Source: Motorola