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Moto X Customization Details Leaked – Custom Colors, Engravings and Wallpapers

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Sources of ABC News that are close to Motorola and the Moto X device, say that they know the exact details of how far users can go to customize their future device. Through the ads and information Motorola recently posted, we knew the device would allow customers to build their own unique-looking device, but we did not know to what extent.

According to the source, users can select the casing color, trim color, receive custom engravings on back of the device, as well as have personal/custom photos installed to be the phone’s wallpaper. All of this will take place through a website that Motorola is building for consumers. 

Through a website, buyers will be able to select from a palette of different colors. One color can be used for the back case and another can be selected for the trim of the phone. Users will also be able to engrave a name or message on the back cover as well as upload a personal photo through the site to be used as the wallpaper on the phone’s screen, according to people familiar with the rollout.

The source states that the device will come shipped with Android 4.2.2 and that it will in fact be available on Verizon. Custom editions can be bought through the web, but regular or “standard” editions can be purchased in stores with no extra/custom features.

On top of just aesthetics, Motorola is said to be working very hard on unique sensors for the phone. ABC reports that the phone will be “smart enough” to know when a user is driving, automatically launching the speakerphone function when receiving a call. In addition, a user can simply flick the device to open up the camera app, which means no more fumbling around while looking for the app shortcut.

Are we liking what we hear so far? Custom engravings and colors? Sign us up.

Via: ABC News

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  • Misty Way

    You can already customize your hardware…pick the phone you want. Unlike Apple there are a wide variety of Android based phones.

  • Julio Rodriguez

    Maybe I will get my girl a phone with a custom wallpaper of my junk.

  • AC

    they’re not gonna make it to the hero phone…this is company suicide. why not introduce the new motorola with the “hero”? are they trying to hit absolute rock bottom first? pretty sure they have already done that. piss poor leadership. if i were google i would be ashamed to have my name on this.

  • AmendFIRSTment

    Wow, this is just pathetic. Custom color, ok maybe, just maybe, for the few people that don’t put a case on their phone… Engraving, ok maybe, just maybe, as a gift…
    BUT, custom wallpaper???? I can do that now and so can everyone else, who is making the calls over at Moto?? a 12 year old!?

  • MrAdeio

    I’ve been thinking about the issue of fragmentation and custom rom difficulty that was brought up over internal variables. It’s been said that key lime pie is tailored and optimized for lower end devices, yes? Perhaps with Motorola’s knowledge of this, the opportunity and design of a truly custom phone isn’t so farfetched?

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  • Do you really have to have an unlocked bootloader?

    To me that is like the last thing on the list and honestly I really don’t care if it is encrypted because the developers will still be able to get at least superuser access without it (and thats all you *really* need).

  • Kane

    You can get any of the ugly colors in the moto logo

  • valapsp

    why the hell dont they announce it?

  • Guest

    Does it come with Windows 3X?

  • MacNificent

    People are thinking too hard. and we have actually no idea what this or these phones will look like, feel like, run like, and what specs they will have. and I’m sure we will know all of this information by friday or Monday. Lets all collectively chill out!

  • Tylar Overturf

    What a overhyped mid range phone. I don’t get why this phone is getting so much hype. It’s not really a good phone.

    • Bionic

      Exactly what I told everyone

      • NexusMan

        Really? Lol. You said no engraving…You actually said repeatedly, nothing but colors.

  • calum wilper

    bored, bored to tears.

  • Scott Kart

    Motorola really is going to killed for it being a mid-range phone

  • Bionic

    Ready to trust sarges info from now on?

  • Good_Ole_Pinocchio

    OTHER THAN STORAGE SIZE, CUSTOMIZATIONS ARE PURELY COSMETIC @Timotato:disqus from the verge…. so we can customize storage size?

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  • Bionic

    Now do you see why I got an S4? Nothing exciting to see here

    • Ahmed Abbas

      still sure about the 5″ hero thing ?