Home Technology Motorola to unveil 4.5-inch Moto X on August 1st

Motorola to unveil 4.5-inch Moto X on August 1st

Ads

Motorola is all set to unveil Moto X smartphone on August 1st. The company has already sent out invitations to media members, inviting them to a press event in New York that clearly reads moto x and shows two of the models holding the device that is exactly identical to the handset that Google’s Eric Schmidt was spotted using a few days ago.

With a grain of salt, a new set of specs of the Moto X smartphone has surfaced online, courtesy of a tipster who claims to have used the CDMA version of the device. Additionally, The Verge has also confirmed that the Moto X will indeed be a mid-segment smartphone with average hardware and a lot of focus on user experience.

It has been reported that the CDMA version of Moto X will be powered by a 1.7GHz dual-core Snapdragon MSM8960T processor, dedicated GPU (not specifically mentioned) and 2GB of RAM. The display is expected to be near the 4.5-inch mark, which adds up to 4.7-inch after including the on-screen buttons.

You might have heard that the smartphone was going to have a tiny 1500mAh battery. Well! That’s not so true. It was actually a value provided by a software tool, and the source said that it didn’t seem to be an accurate value.

Ads

The Moto X is said to be running on a ‘near stock’ version of Android 4.2.2, and there have been no confirmations about Android 4.3 yet. The smartphone will include ‘Always On’ voice command feature, Active Updates and the blur-less high performance camera. All in all, Moto X will only be packed with features that are useful; there will be no bloatware, though we aren’t sure whether carriers may pre-load all their apps on contract-enabled versions of the device.

We will keep you updated if/when Moto X finally makes its way to consumers, but for now, keep your eyes and ears open.

Ads
Previous articleEvernote for iOS updated, aids support for Skitch, Shortcuts and more
Next articleSamsung Galaxy Note 2 to get Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, skipping Android 4.2.2
An Open Source activist, who pursues his passion for tech blogging. In early years of his life, he worked as market analyst for a number of companies. Martin has been writing reviews and articles for a local magazine for last five years.