Moto X Unveiled, First Motorola Phone Under Google

The very first Motorola smartphone under Google ownership has just been unveiled today and it is called Moto X. I used to be a fan of Motorola phones back in the days where Android and iOS devices were not in the scene yet, and I can say that this is one of phones that I anticipate to see and try as soon as possible and see if it still going to give me that feeling again of wanting to buy right away. 

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Now what this new Moto X offers? A lot! We are looking at a 4.7-inch AMOLED 720p display phone with the whole system is being powered by a 1.7GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor and a quad-core Adreno 320 GPU paired with a 2GB of RAM. Moto X will come in 16GB and 32GB options. Back panel will sport a 10-megapixel camera with Clear Pixel technology and LED flash plus the front one will have 2MP. This first "American-made" smartphone will run on Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2, I just wonder as Google has confirmed the 4.3 Jelly Bean and yet this smartphone will only have 4.2.2. A 2,200mAh battery is also onboard. 

By simply saying "Ok, Google now", the Moto X will activate its Touch-less Control System which enables users to operate the device using voice instructions. Google is not really more of a specs-centered maker in this phone. It offers more than just a high-powered smartphone. The camera app is also made easier for users to use, unlike other phones of today the Moto X does not have a dedicated capture button. User can tap anywhere on the screen to capture a moment and even if the phone's screen is locked the camera can be activated immediately with a wrist movement, which is cool right? Sometimes, this is a challenge for some smartphone users especially when a device does not have a physical camera key.  See that video below that was posted by Motorola on YouTube with a capture that says "Activate Moto X's camera with a flick of the wrist and never miss a shot."

This Android-powered phone will be manufactured in the US and this is one of the things that Google boasts about this phone. Aside from that, all American buyers will have customization option for purchasing the phone which is again is not offered by any other smartphone makers in the scene. A lot of colors to choose from. Unfortunately, this feature will only be initially available in the US and less likely to be offered outside of the country.  See the video below captioned with "Design your own Moto X. Over 2,000 ways to customize." on how this works.

There is a big catch about Moto X and many will not be happy about it. According to a post from Crave. Cnet.Co.Uk, Google confirmed that "it is only bringing the phone in the US, Canada and Latin America, with the rest of the world being forced to watch on."

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