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Pictures Leak of Mystery Motorola Device Headed to AT&T (Update: Back of the Device Pictured)

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Images just hit Twitter from the @evleaks account, showing a “blackboxed” Motorola device with signs of it headed to AT&T all over. For starters, there is the huge AT&T logo in the notification bar, as well as AT&T’s 4G LTE logo running on top. This device (what we can see of it) does sort of resemble theย XT912A that was pictured back in March, but with the black box doing its job of concealing the device’s true form, it’s hard to say.

In March, we wrote up three Motorola codenames, each of which that had a chance of landing on AT&T’s network. No specs were known for certain, but one thing that the devices shared in common was that each device ran Android 4.2+.

In the shots above, it is apparent that Motorola’s toned-down Blur skin is present on the device, but other than what we can see, it’s hard be certain on any specifics.

Update: ย Well, a picture of the back of the device has been uploaded. Information is extremely limited of course, but next to model, it reads “XFON AT&T.” If that doesn’t get the X Phone conspiracist folksย going, I don’t know what will.



Via: @evleaks

  • Great information. some Latest Motorola Secret codes to share

  • NemaCystX

    Sarge this, Bionic that, sounds to me like attention seekers, that have the android community in the palm of their hands.

    Enjoy the attention while it lasts because once these mythical devices are released or announced, your attention will be gone

  • Alexander Garcia

    Hmm… I’m noticing something. There’s no trace of “Blur” from what I see in the shots. Did they, dare I say it, obliterate “Blur” once and for all? =)

  • droidftw

    I hope the Motorola logo is removed from the top left corner on launch. I’m not a fan.

  • BCoils

    nice screen, minimum bezel, big battery, 4g, vanilla android, and you’ve sold me.

    • Noel

      Same here…but no exclusives pls. Will Not migrate to a carrier because of a phone…make it readily available to ALL four major carriers. If an Att exclusive then i won’t be part of the X phone fun..i will wait for the N5.

      • k_nivesout

        Which will also not be on Verizon..

  • tfast500

    Wow that thing is ugly

    • Brandon Golway

      Agreed, I wish they would have stuck with the traditional angular motorola design, instead of making it look like every nexus device ever, but then again that could be because it may be the next neXus ๐Ÿ™‚

      • Bionic

        do you guys realize its in a case and the only thing you can see is the back?

        • Brandon Golway

          The Vietnamese pictures that were leaked first don’t look like they have a case on them. The new pictures obviously do have a case on them, I’m not that blind lol

    • I hope your talking about the case. Because you can’t say the phone is ugly because it’s not showing.

      • tfast500

        well the case is ugly… i originally at first glance thought it was the phone ;P

  • Aww man i thought this phone was heading to verizon ๐Ÿ™ welp i hope a similar phone comes out!

    • Bionic

      it’ll be on verizon

  • I’m missing it. What are the Blur elements in the screen shots?

  • Travis D

    I did a quick comparison: http://imgur.com/a/bE7Zx
    Looks quite a bit like the leaked XT912A

  • Knlegend1

    Motorola and at&t, this isn’t a real device lol.

  • Liderc

    Why does Motorola continue to make hideous backs for their devices? I simply don’t understand. Obviously a mid-range device and pointless for any of us, but I wouldn’t be surprised to see a larger version of this as their flagship, which looks like another failure. Why can’t Google just make a Moto-Nexus and get it over with, do they even realize how many phones they would sell if they put a MAXX battery in a Galaxy Nexus with a 1080p screen with stock? Would be insane.

    • Bionic

      blur is almost 100 percent stock.

      • bananatroll

        Whoa, I thought the new moto was 100% stock android?!

        • Bionic

          think of it as stock android with a few motorola add ons such as smartactions and stuff like that. But they didnt mess with the core so to speak.

          • bananatroll

            So will the Verizon and moto stuff be removable/disablable? No UI overlay or obnoxious backup assistant prompts anymore? I guess my real question is will I have to root this phone to wipe Verizon’s intrusive crap off it?

  • I-Troll-U

    Oregon Ducks Suck!!!

  • dmagicp

    don’t know why it’s so hard for people to believe that there could be an X phone in the works.

    • Bionic

      I know right? The fact that motorola has been so quiet lately should indicate to people they are working on SOMETHING. But haters are gonna hate.

      • dmagicp

        And it’s like the specs are all crazy and unrealistic. I am certain that this phone will be released soon and if you think about it, it’s time for Motorola to release something new. The last good phone they made was the Droid X/X2 so I’m really hoping for something nice, being a Motorola fan. Otherwise, it’s probably going to be a note III.

        • dmagicp

          Sorry I meant it’s Not like the specs are all crazy and unrealistic.

          • Bionic

            exactly, they are on par to fight the S4 and HTC one

          • dmagicp

            I really liked my X and X2 because they were so solid and well built. In fact I think if moto came out with an LTE version of the X2 right now with on screen keys and a better screen, it would have most phones beat right now in 2013. Now that is saying something.

          • dmagicp

            Actually when I think about it. X2, XFON? Maybe the XFON will be an evolution of the X2?

          • Bionic

            LOL, no the x phone is a whole new direction for motorola.

          • Bionicknowsnothing

            You have no idea what direction motorola is going. You don’t know anymore than any of us do. Please stop acting like you do.

          • Brandon Golway

            I just had a revelation, maybe it will actually be a neXus since it does seem to look like almost all the other nexus phones (black, rounded corners).

        • Bionic

          id say the MAXX was the last really good phone they made. But yeah, to say motorola is “due” is an understatement.

  • disastrousrainbow

    IB4VJ (aka in before Verizon jab).

  • Bionic

    Ok you crazy people im home from work now.

    Ghost is basically X phone mini, this could explain why the model number says xfon in it.

    Ghost has a 4 inch screen with a smaller battery with an S4 Pro inside. Ghost will probably be released before X phone.

    X phone will be 5 inch screen like sarge has been saying forever.

    -S4 Prime at 1.7ghz (they clocked it down a little due to issues at 2ghz)

    Ok? So stop freaking out and calling me names and all that crap.

    And to my friends on here I say thanks.

    per sarge

    • GuestofaGuest

      It’s got a nice heft to it too.

      • Bionic

        haha? oh yeah?

        • GuestofaGuest

          Yea, I liked it but I didn’t do much with it. The always on mic is a little wonky. You set it up the trigger phrase sort of the same way you set up face unlock.

          • Bionic


          • EC8CH

            can I make it respond when I say “cum-pew-ta”

          • Bionic

            So you can close the anomaly and restore time?

          • EC8CH

            all good things

          • Bionic

            I realized the paradox

    • Dain Laguna

      what is this s4 prime you speak of? you mean snapdragon 600 or 800? who calls it prime?

      • Bionic

        no no no no. The s4 prime is the s4 pro without a built in modem/radio. Because motorola likes to use its own modem/radio whenever possible,

        The 800 isnt even in mass production yet people, we wont be seeing phones with the 800 until late fall winter.

        • Ahmed Abbas

          so i remember you were talking about a phone better than the x phone maybe “ATOM” i guess ,, if my memory is ok will it pack snapdragon 800 ? pls more details about it .. thanks bionic

          • Bionic

            yes, but that is a year away and not worth talking about right now.

          • Ahmed Abbas

            last question .. are we talking about Q1,Q2,Q3 or Q4 of 2014 ?

          • Bionic

            way too far away to even talk about dude

  • AndroidUser00110001

    Just when I was set on the G Pro. Hopefully the screen size is 4.7+ I would love to get back to Moto phones.

    • Bionic

      ghost is 4 inches, x phone is 5

      • AndroidUser00110001

        Hope you are right.

      • Why on earth would they regress to a 4″ screen when the 4.3″ in the Razr M is incredibly comfortable? Though I’d love to see a 4″ 720p IGZO screen that ate the iPhone’s lunch as much as the next Moto fan…

        • Bionic

          maybe they got a good deal on 4 inch screens? i dunno.

          There is a market for them.

  • bjayjr5679

    Craigslist Mobile for those casual encounters.

  • Here we go with more X phone rumors, for the love of God’s, the X phone is not real

    • Le_Patrick


    • At this point, I’m thinking the “X Phone” moniker is a catch-all for “Motorola’s first post-Jha devices”. And in that sense, there is absolutely an X Phone, probably 10 or 20 of them. Now which one is ultimately produced is another matter entirely.

      • Isn’t that a bit of a change now, before the X phone supposed to be one phone, now you saying it is many phones? I think that bionic may disagree with you, because all this time he as been saying it will be one phone with that name

        • disqusted

          XFON is probably a new lineup for them… like RAZR, KRZR, ROKR, PEBL

  • Great another phone that won’t be coming to Verizon! How much longer do I have to be stuck with the HTC Thunderbolt!?

  • nvitone23

    ATTENTION ALL: Sarge has confirmed this is the “Ghost”.

    • Bionic

      thanks for posting that on my behalf

      • nvitone23

        no problem haha. knew you were busy at work

  • Just need to hit the ‘enhance’ button they use in TV. Then we’ll be able to read the back of the device better.


      Lytro style? Lytro is such a gimmick though….

  • Where is Bionic! ๐Ÿ˜›

    • Bionic

      Right here

      • EC8CH

        You called down the thunder well know you got it.

        • MentatYP

          The question is: is hell coming with you?

      • BIONIC! What does Sarge say about the X Phone’s power level?!

        • Bionic

          Power level? what exactly are you asking?

          • Battery maybe

          • Bionic


          • Stephen Freeman

            Sign me up if it has that battery in it. Tired of my phone dying in the middle of a work day. So Jealous of my wife’s Razr Maxx HD –_–

          • Bionic

            it’ll be an awesome battery, especially running that s4 prime

          • I take it you’re the go to guy for rumors and such?

          • Christopher Riner

            He’s the go to guy if you’re bored and something Motorola is mentioned.

          • Dillon Brown

            I’ma hijack this post real quick, but what is that hole to left of the camera, the circle below is a flash LED, could the other one be one as well? Is this the patent google submitted of a phone camera with a ring of flashes coming to fruition?

          • onDroid

            Take the cover off the back of your phone. I guarantee you will see a port like that. That port is used by the manufacturer for diagnostics and such. You can tell this is in a dummy case and that port is only showing because the dummy case was specifically designed to give access to it.

          • Dillon Brown

            ah I see. Thanks, I did exactly what you said! I never really noticed that port before.

          • Christopher Riner

            Oh, I’d guarantee it. There’s probably a third one to the right. Those are either led lights or maybe one of them are the button that accesses the camera, or whatever. Didn’t they also file for a patent to have a dedicated camera button on the back or something? Might be that, also.

            BTW, yah this one has some weird case on it, but tell me that isn’t the exact same nexus- figured/shaped device that we saw leak forever ago. Where is bionic at, his predictions are starting to crumble, I thought that was a mid range, not the x phone (xfon) ๐Ÿ˜›

          • Nope, he talks out of his ass and keeps referencing some made up person named “Sarge”. Seriously, he is just a troll.

          • Dylan Patel

            you said 3000mah before.

          • Bionic

            Ghost has a smaller screen and battery. X phone has 5 inch screen 1080p and 3500mah battery.

          • Dylan Patel

            Yeah and you said 3000mah battery once before for teh X-phone. You have also said the X-Phone was 4.7″ once before.

          • ostensibly

            would also accept OVER 9000!

          • Bionic


          • EC8CH
          • Bionic


        • bobbymay1

          ITS OVER 9000!!!

      • Whoa are those upvotes? Bet you’re not used to seeing those ๐Ÿ™‚

      • lol i love how everyone knows Bionic

        • Bionic

          Gotta maintain my rep

    • XphoneTroll

      You folks get Bionic to hype about lying to him about the non existing X phone. Lol.. But I must say it is funny..

      • Bionic

        do you speak english?

        • XphoneTroll

          I do… Do you?

      • ReturnOfTheMack

        You’re new to the internet aren’t you?

        • XphoneTroll

          No buddy I’ve been on here for a while now.. I think I started when they first started to talk about the droid bionic..

          • ReturnOfTheMack

            If that’s the case then you are very new. FYI, no one is ever serious on the internet. ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Anon

      That’s what I was thinking. I OWN a Bionic and like it, and still wouldn’t hype-beast or broken-record like he does.

    • It’s with the Star Wars prequels, along with all the other crap that never happened.

    • Thomas
      • Dylan Patel

        That’s the “Ghost” not X-Phone

  • paul_cus

    Thinking Motorola Ghost.

  • coolsilver

    YAY Hypebeastin!

    • EC8CH

      let it begin!

  • Why not show the entire damn phone? if you’re going to leak don’t f**k w/ us and only show us a portion. Leak everything. I hate these kind of people

    • EC8CH

      Mr. Blurrycam works in mysterious ways.

  • Bionicman

    same as http://www.droid-life.com/2013/03/13/new-motorola-device-leaks-looks-all-sorts-of-google-inspired/ there is your xphone and just like we thought…yaaaawn. I’am a bit disappointed its not something better. oh well

    • Bionic

      Not X phone. It’s ghost. Think of ghost as X phone mini

      • Warwick

        I hope so. The main reason why i think the X Phone is real is cause of you and your friend sarge lol

        • nvitone23

          he knows his stuff…the X phone is indeed real

      • Dain Laguna

        why leak the non-flagship? why are moto folks talking about ‘just right sized’ devices if their ‘xphone’ flagship is anything but?

        or are you afraid that what YOU wanted the xphone to be ends up being the polar opposite of what motorola has made?

        • Bionic

          You act like all leaks are on purpose. Ghost is all about the “right size device” X phone is about fighting the S4 and HTC one.

          Think of it this way. There is the HTC one and the mini one coming soon. The ghost is the mini x phone.

          per sarge

          • Dain Laguna

            makes no sense. moto needs to make a comeback….so they release a phone that doesnt gun for competing flagships but rather smaller versions that arent out yet?

            not buying it man. if there is an x branded device coming from moto this should be it. it doesnt have to be 5 inches to compete…it needs a good software experience, great camera and lte. huge screens may be the norm but they arent an absolute necesity

          • Bionic

            LMAO. You can believe what you want.

            But look at it this way. “motorola needs to make a comeback”

            Why no release a good device with a 4 inch screen to appeal to the masses for less money?

            Also, release a top tier competitor, the x phone.

            That is 2 solid phones that appeal to different markets to help moto make their comback.

            But you can choose to believe what you want, but the information im passing along is all true.

          • EC8CH

            you’re right this whole thing doesn’t make any sense.

            If this isn’t the xphone then why does Chewbacca a Wookie live on Endor with a bunch of Ewoks!

          • Compare X Phone Ghost with HTC M4 & Galaxy S3 Mini. It’s better than those. Google will highly subsidize it like Nexus devices. It’s a win for customers.

          • EC8CH

            which is really a good idea. There is demand out there for smaller Android phones so long as they aren’t crippled too much with sub par specs.

          • Mitchman

            What do you know about the Droid RAZR Ultra?

  • how hard is it to take a picture!? even if i am hurried because i dont wanna be caught taking pictures i could still take something at least full frame!

    • haha

      you probably don’t understand the concept of “leaking” something out.. its not suppose to show a good shot or anything..its a teaser picture!

  • nvitone23

    And now you should all feel like jerks for calling Bionic out…

  • Nardo

    Wow…..its like pure aliens made this thing….

    • Warwick


  • radiohead14

    yay! another phone that Verizon will probably pass up on again!

    • It will be available on all 4 carriers.

  • Dylan Patel

    To everyone saying this is the X-Phone, it is not. It is the “Ghost” That is it’s Code name though, not the final name.

    • normmcgarry


  • jojo

    I hope this isnt the x phone.that would be the pure definitionof motofail

  • Bionic

    I am 99 percent t sure that this is ” “ghost” in a dummy case not the X phone but I’m waiting for confirmation on that. Ghost is mid range

    • And he speaks!

      • Bionic

        haha I’m at work and don’t have time to make a lot of comments

    • GuestofaGuest

      Don’t know if it’s the x phone but this phone is on Verizon too. Has the smart notifications, and ability to text on your desktop with a google chrome extension and always on mic option (as long as it’s not in sleep). Runs the qpro too.

    • EC8CH

      The screen looks small so it would fit the size of the smaller Ghost pictures that were already leaked. Xfon in the model number is kind of concerning though.

      • Bionic

        X phone mini

    • Dr0me

      99% wrong. Source – i have a friend who works at moto

      • Bionic


        • Dr0me

          hahah whatever man. Just trying to re-calibrate your expectations. I really do live in San Francisco and have a friend who works at moto. I mean the model name is XFON for crying out loud. But dream away as you will.

    • Dylan Patel

      Ghost has S4 Pro in a smaller form factor, in no way is that mid-range.

      • Bionic

        well that is certainly up for debate. The things that made ghost mid range are the 720p screen and smaller battery . things like that

        • EraserXIV

          I’m cool with the mid-range Ghost having the S4 Prime, but if the actual top-range Xphone has the S4 Prime, then Motorola really dropped the ball on this one. Can you confirm or deny this?

          • Bionic

            Yes the x phone and ghost both use the s4pro/prime. Why is that a bad thing? The prime is a proven quad core chip that is very good on battery life.

            1.7ghz is the same as the competition right now. You have to remember that x phone has been in development since november/december when the prime was still pretty new.

            Also remember that motorola chose the prime because it DOES NOT have a built in radio because motorola uses their own radios whenever possible.

        • Dylan Patel

          720p screen on a 4.3″ screen is good. It is actually pretty good PPI. 720p screen is midrange on a 5″ screen not 4.3″

  • This is getting spooky:)

  • Kyle Cordiano

    Its the same phone leaked back in April.

  • Shane Redman

    means nothing to me till it says VZW

  • joejoe5709

    I’m calling it. Sorry boys, but this is just a mid-grade (still awesome by current standards) but this is not a flagship phone. I’m betting Google had a lot of input for the design and hence the resemblance to a typical Nexus device. But I’m definitely liking the direction Moto is headed – clean designs with mostly stock Android. I wouldn’t kick it out of bed. Good stuff! Here’s hoping Moto or HTC get a crack at the next Nexus/X-Phone.

  • You’re all wrong…. It’s the iPhone 5s

  • Until Bionic verifies this from his master Sarg I won’t believe it.Lol

  • Captain_Doug

    I really want to see the bottom of the screen to see if it has on-screen keys. *crosses fingers

    • EC8CH

      I think it’s pretty safe to assume it has on screen keys. Moto’s been doing that for a while now.

    • Check the link to previous leak. It has on screen nav bar.

      • Captain_Doug

        I know about the past leak, I was wondering if that persisted in this leak.

  • Captain_Doug

    It’s got the broken circle logo!!!

  • XFON the cake is a lie.

  • CasperTFG

    Is that a rubber bumper or did they partner with Nabi?

  • I forgot that motorola likes to make everything blue

  • asdf

    aux port on the top

  • RaptorOO7

    Is this the X-Phone or something else?

    • andrew galvin

      definitely x phone

  • Did barnes and noble help make this?

  • The xphone. Per sarge.

    • andrew galvin

      you are actually correct. that is exactly what it is.

  • The speaker, camera, and rounded corners look like the gnex.. So essentially it looks like a gnex in box case with a Motorola logo.. Probably Bionic’s “X Phone”

  • bogy25

    Glad it isn’t on Verizon – UUG LEEEEE!

    • Justin Winker

      There’s a massive box on the outside of the phone that covers up the device… all you see is the screen.

    • Ian

      You do realize it has a case on it to hide its actual form and does not actually look like the pictures right?

    • This was obvious when it was first leaked.

    • homelesshobo

      I had to let you know. I like your forum pic ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Thomas

    X phone ( sorry Bionic )

  • Good_Ole_Pinocchio

    I have it on Good Authority that this is the Galaxy Note 3.

  • blakjakdavy

    Moto logo in the top left is slightly different in all three shots. Wonder what that’s all about.

    • Good_Ole_Pinocchio

      3 different development phones? Isn’t that logo for the internal Dev devices?

      • Justin Winker

        It might be, though you are probably right.

    • Charles Hobbs

      Woaaa good catch, it looks like some kind of coding going on in the dots and dashes of the rings….

      • Charles Hobbs

        Actually, on second thought, what if it’s coding that identified the different customization options that particular handset has under the box or internal? Would make a lot of sense…..


        Morse code

    • maybe the M sign spins….that would be cool.

      • Why

        • calculatorwatch

          It would be cool if it was a little tiny screen that worked as a notification light

        • #hasbetterthingstodothanansweryou Cock.

    • andrew galvin

      that is moto’s internal method of marking it as a prototype.

      • Trueblue711

        Did they remove the “MOTOROLA CONFIDENTIAL PROTOTYPE” warning/label embedded stamped on the phone?

        • Dr0me

          they will remove both in the final version.

    • Captain_Doug

      Good catch.

    • Dain Laguna

      some savvy folks at the verge made mention that its a way for them to discourage leaks, and it helps identify who leaked the images.

      • That’s scary.

        • EC8CH

          brilliant scary, but then why not just cover the corner with tape or photoshop it out?

          • Butters619

            Maybe they didn’t realize that before the took the photos.

    • Maybe it’s an on-screen Motologo that rotates around or something…..just my thought.

    • meijin3

      If I had to guess, I’d say it identifies individual units. Perhaps to discourage leaks like this? I really don’t know ๐Ÿ˜›

      Edit: Someone already guessed that.

    • Good catch, I never would have noticed that.

  • It’s the same phone which leaked few weeks ago (people called it early prototype of X Phone) with a bumper or some case.

    • brkshr

      That’s what I was thinking

  • Steven Gonz

    Same top earpiece as the Galaxy Nexus. hmmm Galaxy Nexus2?

    • Captain_Doug

      By Motorola?

    • joejoe5709

      Perhaps a new Nexus (or supposed unicorn X Phone that is practically a Nexus), but not a “Galaxy” Nexus. That’s Sammy’s domain.

  • gregmr

    Don’t start screaming X-Phone… there are apps pre-installed (ATT, Pandora)

    • Jeff

      Well they did say it would come with carrier stuff, BUT it would be easily removed.

    • Justin Winker

      The X Phone isn’t rumored to be bloat-free. It’s rumored to be nexus-like (aka Stock Android).

    • Bryce Mrozinski

      How do you know those are pre-installed? It’s not like they are readily available for download via the Play Store.. Oh wait..

  • Greg Morgan

    Definitely very stock Android. Has stock dialer and messaging app in the shot. Good to see.

    • It’s not 100% stock Android, but it’s certainly a step in the right direction.

      • bakdroid

        Uber Lite Blur!

  • mustbepbs


    I know what it’s called!

    The new Motorola Eugh