Moto X review, features & specifications

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After the successful launch of Motorola Moto G, Motorola has once again come up with its another smartphone - Moto X. Moto X has been receiving good reviews since its launch. Motorola Moto X features a 4.7 inch AMOLED display with a high pixel density. But the most lovable feature of this smartphone is Just Talk which makes this phone fully voice controlled. Now, it is possible to command your phone without even touching it to do so. Just say "Ok Google Now" and your phone's screen will be illuminated with bright pixels. There are several cool features of this smartphone which makes it premium. So, read the following article and acquire the knowledge about these features.


Moto X review, features & specifications
Moto X features a 4.7 inch HD AMOLED display with great aspect ratio. It features a display resolution of 1366 * 768. So, all your pics and videos will be crystal clear and support high resolution. Regarding the pixel density, this smartphone has the pixel density of 312 pixels per inch, which is considerably less than that provided by Micromax Canvas Knight (featuring 443 pixels per inch). However, this pixel density works well with its 4.7" display. The display shows rich colors and a great level of detail in icons, media and texts. Besides this, Moto X features Active Display Technology. It is due to this feature that only certain pixels needed to form an image or text are lit up while the other ones remain off. This makes text and image viewing a brilliant experience. Moreover, it is seen that Active Display works extremely well at showing notifications. Besides, this phone uses the accelerometer to show the variation in the screen brightness whenever you lift or tilt the phone and gradually fades away. Considering all these features, this smartphone is capable of giving you an ultra high end gaming and video viewing experience. It shows all your images with real life like clarity. So, with this smartphone you will never have to worry about low screen resolution captures and low pixel density. Its Active Display technology is really a big advancement for this smartphone.


Moto X review, features & specifications
Moto X features 10 MP rear camera with 16:9 aspect ratio. With Moto X you need not worry about small screen captures as it can capture high resolution pics and videos at about 1366 * 768 HD resolution. Considering this smartphone's price, its 2 MP front camera is not really a big go. Considering the competition, 2 MP front camera is a major drawback. But besides all this, Moto X can capture HD videos at 1080p at an outstanding speed of 30 fps. It also has the capability of capturing HD videos with slow motion, making video capturing a lot fun. We know that the most awful event of photo viewing is extreme sunlight which does not comply with the screen's brightness, making photos to appear somewhat dark and painful to eyes. So, to solve this problem, Moto X is embedded with Auto HDR technology. All you have to do is to just turn on auto HDR and view the images with optimum brightness and clear pixels. Regarding its focus capability, this smartphone features 4x digital zoom and you can just tap to focus. Hence, with Moto X, you can take frame worthy shots. The Moto X has Clear Pixel technology that has the ability to collect more light and snap clear pictures up to twice as fast as other phones' cameras in this mobile's range. So, your shots will always look pretty in all kinds of situations whether it be high contrast sunlight or darkness. You can also stop motion blur in bright light. With Moto X, you can never miss a shot as you have to just twist your wrist twice and your phone is ready to capture the events. So, your phone being in your pocket or already in some other use does not matter anymore.

Just talk

Moto X review, features & specifications
One of the best features of this smartphone is that it is fully voice controlled. So, with Moto X it is now very simple to access the features of this phone without even touching it. But before using this feature, you have to do a little bit of training. All you have to do is just go to a quiet room and speak the words displayed on your phone's screen. With this training, your smartphone recognizes your voice and follows your command with extreme precision even when everyone is talking at once. So, your smartphone begins to be your truthful and trustful friend. And remember, when you are on a drive and have your Bluetooth or car handset activated, you need not worry about constantly unlocking your device in order to receive the calls. Moreover, this feature assists you in almost every situation by recognizing your magic words. So, whenever you are struck in any situation, just say "OK Google Now" and give it a command. For example, if you want to get directions, just say: Ok Google Now - get directions. Similarly you can easily find weather conditions and other answers by just using this awesome feature. Moreover, if you are not sure what to ask then simply say Ok Google Now - help me and your smartphone will always be there to have an answer for that. Now, you would be thinking that using such a powerful feature will use a large portion of your phone's battery and will make it to drain quickly, then you are wrong here with your verdict. To eliminate this problem, Moto X uses a super low-power natural language processor which effectively helps to conserve your phone's battery. And of course thanks to Crystal Talk which makes your Moto X to recognize you even in a crowded room or noisy environment.

Extra features

Moto X review, features & specifications
Motorola Assist
This is one of the coolest features of this smartphone and makes it feel premium. With Moto X, you are always safe while driving. Now, you don't have to look down at your phone while driving in order to see who is calling or texting you. Because Moto X knows when you are driving and can simply read out who is calling or texting you. Hence, besides being a phone, it also helps to prevent accidents by trying to keep your attention on the road.

Motorola Connect
Motorola provides you with an in-built Android smartphone manager app which helps to manage your phone directly through computer or laptop without making you ever reach for your Moto X. So, you can read and reply to texts, and see who's calling you directly from your computer's chrome browser. So whenever you are busy doing some work on your PC, simply connect your phone to the computer and enjoy the benefits of this wonderful feature.

Motorola Migrate
With Motorola Migrate, you can wirelessly transfer your files, media and other stuff from your old phone to your new Moto X. With this feature you no longer have to worry about slow data transfer speed and do not have to mess around with wires.

Google Drive
As you are well aware that a standard Google Drive user gets 15 GB of storage, but exceptionally Moto X owners get an extra 50GB of Google Drive storage free for two years in order to safely keep and share documents, pictures, videos and other files. But remember that if you want to enjoy the benefits of this feature, you have to redeem this offer within 30 days of activation.

Motorola Skip
With Moto X, you can access your smartphone in a snap. Motorola Skip lets you unlock your phone with a single tap. So, keep all your stuff safe while getting an easy access to your smartphone.


Moto X review, features & specifications
Display: 4.7" AMOLED (RGB) / HD 720p Corning Gorilla Glass

Operating system: Android 4.2.2, Jelly Bean

Dimensions and weight
  • Size: Width 65.3mm; Height 129.4mm

  • Weight: 130G

  • Curve: 5.7 -10.4mm

  • Camera specifications
  • Rear-Facing Camera: 10MP CLEAR PIXEL (RGBC) - Quick Capture – LED flash – 1080p HD video (30 fps) – 4X digital zoom – Slow motion video – Burst mode – Auto HDR – Panorama – Tap to focus

  • Front Facing Camera: 2MP 1080p HD video

  • Connectivity
  • Bluetooth Technology: 4.0 LE + EDR

  • Wi-Fi: 802.11a/g/b/n/ac (dual band capable), mobile hotspot.

  • Networks: GSM/GPRS/EDGE - UMTS/HSPA + up to 42 Mbps - CDMA/EVDO Rev. A (CDMA model only) - 4G LTE

  • 2G/2.5G GSM/GPRS/EDGE bands: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz.

  • 3G UMTS bands: 850/900/ AWS/1900/2100 MHz with HSPA+ up to 42 Mbps (B5/B8/B4/B2/B1)

  • 4G LTE bands (GSM Unlocked model only): 700/AWS/1900MHz (B17/B4/B2)

  • Battery type: 2200 mAh. Mixed usage up to 24 hours.

    Architecture: Motorola X8 Mobile Computing System which includes a software optimized Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro (1.7GHz Dual-Core Krait CPU, quad-core Adreno 320 GPU), a natural language processor and a contextual computing processor.

    Memory: 2 GB RAM, 16 GB standard, 32 GB version available online. 2 years 50 GB storage free on Google Drive. Offer must be redeemed within 30 days of activation.

    Also read Motorola: From 'Hello Moto' to 'Talk to me'

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