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Moto X to be Unveiled on August 1

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It’s official, the Moto X will be unveiled on August 1 in NYC. A press invite just arrived in our inbox, with nothing more than “moto x – August 1 – New York” included. Well, you can see the device in both white and black hanging out as well.

From what we can tell, this won’t be the classic live press event. We’re looking at an opportunity for press to get their hands on the device behind the scenes and then report back. So be sure to stick with us on August 1.


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  • Guest
  • Chick in the red snapback looks cool

  • Tyler Casilio

    Notice the different fashions that they are all wearing. That’s hinting at the Customizable stuff….Maybe

  • SamusDroid

    I think this will finally be the phone that will make me retire my Droid X I’ve had since launch day.

    • aDROIDfreeworld

      Lol you’ve had your phone for nearly 5 years

    • kali bred

      I’m sure Its extremely slow i still have mine and use it for internet and music but its slow compared to my bionic and the bionic is slow compared to a lot of phones still gets the job done tho even if it takes a little longer to do some stuff

  • So I have a Gnex(vzw) and I cannot WAIT to get rid of it. The phone has become so slow; Almost unusable at times, and I am not a fan of how Vzw handled having a nexus advice. Rumor has it that the Gnex will be $199 off contract, which would be GREAT, but everyone is saying that this will be a midrange phone. Would it even be worth getting this from a gnex?

    • NexusMan

      I am sooo with you, man.

  • Tyler J

    This may be a stupid question but are any of these phone reveals open to the public? I mean if i live in new york could i ever go or is it media/press only?

    • Xcalibur

      No, invite only. I live NYC as well, and worked in Marketing, I’ve asked Verizon and other mobile companies when then did a Focus group at my office and they said it is only open to certain media companies by invite only.

      • Tyler J

        Damn well thanks for the reply. I just moved to NYC and thought it would be kind of cool to get a first look at stuff. Thanks

        • Xcalibur

          No problem, and welcome to HOT & SMELLY NYC lol

  • DJyoSNOW

    No thanks I’m good

  • John Jenness

    Pretty obvious here guys that this phone is going to be targeting the ladies.

    • NexusMan

      Or men who like ladies.

  • trwb

    So this phone is for hipster women?

  • Sequence of Sound…

    This looks like it’s being marketed towards young people, as a “hip” device. I am young and I am hip… I just hope that it doesn’t end up too much like the iPhone. But as long as it functions smoothly…

    • kali bred

      I don’t want it to be like the iPhone in the sense that the iPhone gui is very bland to me and that every version has minor changes but I’ve always wanted an Android with the mystique and form factor of the iPhone five just with all of Androids customize ability roms and all other great things that are Android which i think is what they’re trying to do here but with more of that lil green guy we all love

  • justjmatt


  • Tylar Overturf

    Now The Verge is saying it will have a 1500mAh battery. That isn’t very big… http://www.theverge.com/2013/7/19/4539670/inside-moto-x-specifications-processor-memory-battery-software

    • DJ SPY

      I don’t think so. Google has been pretty vocal about making devices with great battery life.

      • Ted

        Will be at least a 2000mah battery, I believe it’s a 2130, I can’t remember off top of my head, it will last you all day though ( from what I was told )

        • aDROIDfreeworld

          That sucks they couldn’t fit their 3300 in there

    • NexusMan

      The Verge (though I love them) don’t know what the hell they’re talking about….this was added to that same article: “(Update: Our tipster says the 1500mAh figure was reported by software, not hand-tested, so we’re not sure of the exact capacity yet.)”…..How about this…let’s all get the REAL specs on 8/1! What a novel idea!

  • X_FTW

    Can’t wait!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • XvierX

    Any chance there’s a giveaway on the Aug 15th? It’s my birthday 🙂

  • Is this a worthy upgrade over the GNex though? Specs are pretty similar aren’t they? Doesn’t look very future proof

    • Diablo81588

      The specs are not similar at all to the gnex.

      • Dual core 720p 4G

        • Diablo81588

          The omap4 in the gnex isn’t in the same league as the s4 pro, regardless of core count. It’s easily 3 times faster in the graphics alone.

          • 2 years and still dual core though? I’m not hating I might get one I’m just hoping its super efficient because my battery life on my gnex blows dick.

  • MacNificent

    oh and everyone is dissing and hypebeastin over a phone that nobody (not Kellen, Bionic, Sarge, MKBHD, or anyone besides google and motorola employees) knows about. Just shut up, keep reading your blogs and searching for information, and let the phone be as dope or as wack as its gonna be when it comes out. Come on we’ve been doing this for 5 years. Droid-Life will know everything on the week leading up to August 1 and we will know everything on August 1. Stop killin the phones vibe before i arrives. sheesh!

    • someone doesn’t understand the point of the comment system on these sites.. lol #chillout #noob

      • Gnex

        This. Isn’t. Twitter.

        • It. Was. A. Joke.

    • LiterofCola

      Then what’s the point of the comments section 🙂

      • MacNificent

        The point is to say what you feel. But how can someone have such deep feelings about something hasn’t been confirmed yet.
        for example. “I would NEVER EVER move to Atlanta because in the fall of this year there is gonna be a lot of shootings.” Sounds pretty dumb doesn’t it?

  • MacNificent

    its definitely too hot for a corduroy hat in NY right now. it feels like its 105 degrees out here

    • Xcalibur

      LOL you know here in NY Hipsters wear crap like that.

      • MacNificent

        true true

  • Rene Barba

    Did anyone else notice the two Moto X’s shown in the invite?

  • Tylar Overturf

    Device is just meh and overhyped. Nothing that makes me want to get it. I’ll stick with my Nexus 4 and wait for the next Nexus.

    • aDROIDfreeworld

      At least you have the option to wait for a nexus at all.

  • sski66

    Pretty cool,got to put away some $, we get the N7 July 31 & get to see the Moto X the next day. Now it says unveiled, I wonder, does it go on sale Aug. 1, or we just get to “see” it ?

  • XvierX

    I don’t care for white devices but this one may be my first.

  • Saif

    I have a feeling that it will be a stupid phone .. can’t wait to laugh at those people who have been waiting for a year now for the X phone!

    • yuckfou


    • Vanquishgc

      Thank you for that powerful and insightful comment. If you’re going to claim it’s going to be ‘stupid’, at least state why. I think that while it won’t be for everyone, it should turn out to be a solid device that not only will probably add something new to the Android experience, but will just in general be a quality phone all around that will help get Motorola back on track. And if the disappointment of others brings you joy, then I think you need to check your priorities my friend…

  • webby

    If it performs well and costs $300-400 or less off contract on Verizon, I’m in. Otherwise, I’ll pass.

  • paul_cus

    The hip new Motorola

  • bogs

    so many people seem to think they know more than what Google+Motorola do.

  • jer85008

    OK – I’m in on this. If the leaks are right and the screen is at least good, will pass on the RAZR M to the wife (my last hand-me-down, the Rezound just suffered a concrete smackdown screen first). Not feeling anything Samsung.

  • iNfAMOUS70702

    Beast phone last year…now…not so much..either some of y’all are just Motorola marks or I’m missing something here… Idk…I just don’t see the hype and idk why anyone would commit to last years specs for 2 years O.o

    • Dudes its a phone made by Motorola, who is owned by Google. This phone has the potential to be as optimized for android as iphones are for iOS. Its not all about the spec race. I think you can be pretty certain this phone will be smooth and kept running smooth by Google as it is the first phone they are releasing with truly full control over. Pretty important release for those guys, don’t see them messing it up.

      • Vanquishgc

        Totally agree. I feel like many are just completely missing the point of what Google and Motorola are trying to accomplish here. I’m with you, Google has a pretty damn solid track record, so I think it’s safe to say they know what they’re doing.

  • DanWazz

    Is the “X” the same font as the “X” in the Nexus Jelly Bean boot animation? Could that mean anything?

  • Kevin

    I’m surprised in 60+ comments, I’ve not seen a single comment about the different textures and colors on the ad. There are white triangles on black, red corduroy, and mixed green stripes. With all the talk of customization and “designed by you”, I would almost expect some of these to be showcased.


    • Qwerty

      Definitely a possibility. Or we might be looking too much into it like the last ad…

      • trd105

        But where are the Roman Numerals…the ROMAN NUMERALS!!!!

        • BCoils

          2 phones 4 people!! what does it mean!?

    • Justin W

      Someone in another thread mentioned the four Nexus colors (red, green, yellow, blue) all at a “highlight” in the thread, but I think that’s just to show off the customization potential the device has, not anything to do with a Nexus device.

  • What!?

  • Dave

    Yes! The first Moto with JB out of the box already.

  • ravenofdoom

    Still not getting the hype for this device. The “specs” don’t matter / it’s about tweaking performance makes sense insofar as manufacturers are concerned, but if “Bionic” and “sarge” are correct, the Snapdragon 800 / 1080p equivalent of this phone will be released 3 months after the X’s release… and given that phone will also have a near-identical rom/drivers/sensors/tweaking and performance enhancements, why are people itching to get this device (it’s like rushing to get a Galaxy S4 mini when you know the GS4 comes out right after)?

    • Bionicman

      maybe its more like getting an S4 but knowing that the Note 3 is coming out soon and will kick major booooty.

      • ravenofdoom

        agreed. There’s logic in the release pattern for Samsung. Motorola continues their tradition of nebulous releases and pecking orders of their phones a mystery (Droid Ultra, Droid Max, Droid Mini, Droid X, “Droid X+”). You really have to read the forums and tips to get an idea of which phone to get/not get so as to not get screwed. Then again, I guess their target customer is pictured in the ad above and supposed to be clueless about the above.

        • DJ SPY

          This. IF there is a more powerful device coming in guessing it will be significantly more expensive. Why are you mad? This is aimed at the people who don’t care about rooting or ROMs or anything of the sort. Just a phone that “works”. Let’s be brutally honest here, the Nexus line of phones are not really successful. It’s a niche phone just like the Google Edition phones. Don’t be mad Motorola and Google chose to go after the 90% instead of the 10%

    • kali bred

      The only thing i find wrong with the rumor of a bigger model coming out 3 months later is that that’s when the supposed secret nexus 5 that no ones heard anything about is suppose to come out don’t know y they would pit the n5 and mx2 against each other?????

    • needa

      lol. @ bionic and his impossible rumors. notice he is no where to be found.

  • Xious

    So I have been reading all the Moto X news but I must have missed an important detail. Is this phone coming with an unlocked bootloader? Will it be the Google way or the Motorola way with the BL? If it’s the Google way, this will probably be my next phone hands down.

    • Jack Hoffman

      BlackManX has stated that all future Moto phones will have double locked bootloaders…

      not sure what that is good for…

  • Alec

    Guys, that’s the Nexus “X”. In case you haven’t realized, we are due for a new Nexus phone. Also, 4.3 isnt out yet, so the video leaks of the open mic might be 4.3?

    • UpdatesFromHTCAreAJoke

      You sure of that? Seems to feature Moto quite prominently

    • Col_Angus

      Nexus “X” has little cuts in the center

    • Franklin Ramsey

      I wish it were a Nexus, but no. Too many things have already leaked showing non-stock offerings (like moto magic).

    • Steve Benson

      This is not a Nexus. In case you haven’t realized, we aren’t due for another Nexus phone for nearly three months.

      The open mic thing is a moto enhancement only, not Google. 4.3 will come next week, with minimal changes from 4.2.2. 5.0 will come with the next Nexus phone, the LG Nexus 5 at Google’s October event.

  • boybert

    Whoo! Moto X, let’s go!

  • Michael

    I keep clicking the image, but it won’t let me RSVP! I want to go!


      are you a blogger or with the press

      • Michael


  • DJ SPY

    “Moto X” is catchy.

    • UpdatesFromHTCAreAJoke

      Mo-tox, like botox


    umm im not too sure about the Moto X, like the always on functionality sounds good, but i NEED a LED notification light

    • Radgatt

      I’ll reserve judgement on it until I see it in person…

    • Justtyn Hutcheson

      If the daydream-like notifications function better and give more information at a glance…why do you need an LED? Serious question, because that’s the idea: LEDs are okay, but Motorola wants to do something better.

  • UpdatesFromHTCAreAJoke

    Well, crap. I guess I’ll need a more immediate replacement! Was really hoping to hold out for the Moto X.

  • David Gray

    I don’t know about you guys, but I’m ready for some new Samsung news…..

    • aDROIDfreeworld

      Don’t you mean spamsung?

  • MichaelFranz

    im hoping for a big surprise. i know we know all things that are leaked and such. But i am hoping for something completely unexpected as if they were trolling us the whole time

    • Franklin Ramsey

      The surprise could be it is launching on Verizon at the same time as other carriers.

      • aDROIDfreeworld

        I bet they delayed its release for Verizon so they would release it with a couple weeks of each other

  • Ian Smith

    i can’t recall – is this phone water resistant?

  • Ian Smith

    i like motorola’s marketing strategy so far. just cryptic enough to be interesting & not beating around the bush TOO much. they’re definitely targeting a younger, somewhat sophisticated demographic and that’s great.

    i’m tired of the ridiculous samsung marketing. i’m a galaxy nexus owner but this just might be my next phone. this also happens to be one of the first phones in white that i’ve actually found sexy.

    USA assembly FTW!

    • carlisimo

      It’s too slow for me. I don’t need to receive information until there’s information for me to receive.

    • Dave

      In all honestly mainstream, for every one of these they sell, Sammy will sell 8-10 galaxy devices, regardless of its ppopularity in the dev world. Interested to see it though.

  • @bleakneonblack

    I’ll go in your place if you want, I’m in ny. 🙂

  • beng8686

    In every pic I’ve seen the screen looks small. I want to want this phone… But I think it is going to sink. Anything with a hipster involved is going to be a disappointment.

    • Jack Hoffman

      Tell that to iPhone users…

    • john

      let’s go 4.3 inch phones! tired of these huge bricks

  • HowEasy

    I question the hype about this device. It seems like they took a high-tier device from 2 years ago and are just releasing it now…
    Is mid-tier the new high-tier?

    • Daeshaun Griffiths

      User experience is high tier.

      • HowEasy

        Well I can agree there. But I guess I wouldn’t use much of them based on current knowledge.
        If they reveal some crazy awesome sensor stuff I may consider. Its time for my poor GNex to rest. Been waiting on the One but Moto could take me over it goes about it correctly.

        • sski66

          EXACTLY, I couldn’t have said it better.

      • LiterofCola

        Keep telling yourself that people. Google has you guys by the nose.

        • Daeshaun Griffiths

          Explain yourself. I’d like to hear another point of view.

          • LiterofCola

            Who’s talking about the iPhone? If the rumored specs are correct, then I really don’t know what the hype about this phone is really all about. If you want to bring the iPhone into this arguement, then let’s talk about it……

            Everybody on this site has torn Apple and their iPhone up and down for putting out a product with old specs and still people go out in droves to purchase it. Now we have a phone that (with rumored) specs that look like old specs, but yet people are getting over-excited about it.

            Now before the trolls and the Nexus crowd start in, I’ve been a Motorola fan since the D1 and still have my dying Razr Maxx next to me. If this phone is meant for the mid-range level then nevermind, I’ll bite that and look elsewhere for a new phone. But if this is meant to be some sort of “hero device” and the (rumored) specs can’t even compare to what’s out on the market from earlier this year, then it’s a mistake on Google/Motorola’s part. I don’t care if I have to pay a bit more for up to par specifications, because I know I’ll have to have this thing for the next two years.

          • Daeshaun Griffiths

            Have you seen the benchmarks of this device? If it’s performing just like devices with “up to par specifications” why does it matter? If the iphone 5 cpu is a dual core clocked at 1.02 ghz, why does android need octa cores at 2ghz? This “hero” will change the way OEMs make phones. And who doesn’t want more bang for their buck.

          • LiterofCola

            We all know that benchmarks aren’t always to be trusted. And to be honest i’d be willing to wager that this device won’t go much further than the nexus line does in terms of changing the game in sales and popularity. As I said before, bang for your buck is good and all, but not when it sacrifices in the basic foundation of making a “powerhouse” phone.

          • Meh

            I think you’re a little bit confused. People bash iPhone for marketing the latest and greatest, when in reality, since the 4 each new release they have has just been minor hardware updates (i.e. higher clock rate or higher pixel camera, etc) with software features taken directly from Android. Or in short, the hardware is upgraded to Android standards 1-2 years after.

            The Moto X is supposed to be a different beast. It has current hardware, albeit not the latest and greatest, but their touting enhanced user experience through new sensors and software, aiming to provide useful features, not gimmicks.

            At this point, hardware differences are moot, except to hardcore users. The only thing left for phone manufacturers to distinguish their product is through software features.

          • LiterofCola

            Dont get me wrong, I’m all for an “improved user experience” as much as the next smartphone user. But how good is this user experience going to be in about a year or a year and a half when the lower spec’d tech starts to show it’s lag and drag? I’m, of course, going to wait to see what the final specs are, but like I said before, in the end I want a phone that’ll have the potential to last me over two years (even though I’ll probably only use it for two) without showing a significant amount of user wear.

          • Justtyn Hutcheson

            That’s the idea though. With proper optimization, it won’t show any greater lag & drag than its contemporaries. That is ultimately what Motorola is saying: we can build a cheaper device here in the US and it will withstand use, abuse, and updates without faring any worse than our competitors. The only way to know if they are right is to look back 2 years from now, but with Googlers at the helm, and a focus on updates and user experience, I think its worth a shot. They know better than anyone that they won’t get another chance, so at this point, its prove you have what it takes to compete, or just die a quiet death.

          • LiterofCola

            Ok I’ll give you that. Here’s an opinion though. Why not release two versions then? The cheap affordable one customized with mid-ranges specs and a “powerhouse” with top of the line hardware STILL optimized for a great user experience? That way, you’ll appeal to just about everybody.

    • Franklin Ramsey

      A high tier device from 2 years ago? I think you mean slightly better than end of last years specs, and who knows what other chipsets they have in it driving the sensors. Wait to see what it can do before you bash it.

      • joseph barrientos

        ya, id say that its slightly better but not amazing, like always said, its for the masses, good specs, good marketing and you’ve got yourself some sales, not everyone wants a nexus.

        • LiterofCola

          Even the Nexus doesn’t always have the best hardware.

  • RoadsterHD1

    Can’t wait, may still get the droid MAXX but still its about time Moto did something. It looks like the Moto X with a dual core processor will still beat or compete with the quad cores!!!

  • chris

    i want a good camera, with as close to stock android as i can get on verizon.
    -reasons why this will be my next phone.

    • iNfAMOUS70702

      Good cameras on a Motorola?

      • Justtyn Hutcheson

        ClearPixel tech sounds promising. All that’s left is hoping that they put the necessary resources into improving their imaging app to take advantage of it. The sensors have never been the problem with Motorola cameras, its the craptastic software/drivers.

  • chris420o

    i want to want this phone…but i dunno if ima get it…less its priced right off contract and fully unlocked

    • Daeshaun Griffiths

      That’s pretty much it. I’m no fool either. It’s android’s 5th birthday this year and I wanna see the lineup.

  • brad kou

    i really hope it lives up to the hype otherwise there are going to be a bunch of articles bashing the phone and Moto definitely doesn’t need the bad PR

    • Kenton Douglas

      They’re gonna bash it regardless – Motorola are now part of Google

      • Justtyn Hutcheson

        Wait…what? Most bloggers love Google. If this device lives up to even half of the hypebeasting bloggers will be shouting its praises from the rooftop.

        • Kenton Douglas

          Not sure about that. For example, from what I can see a lot of sites (including this one at times) are trying to build a false narrative: “$200 off contract”, which is designed to build-in disappointment when the thing arrives for what will be a very good price – but not $200. It’s all very subtly done … you just have to be able to spot it.

          • Justtyn Hutcheson

            All leaks have the possibility of being a false narrative. That’s why they’re never put forth as facts by reputable blogs. Hoping for a $200 price tag, expecting a $200 price tag, speculating about a $200 price tag, and confirming a $200 price tag are all very very different situations, even if they sound very similar. Some are acceptable, some are clickbait, but overall rumors are very quickly forgotten after the device itself arrives. Rarely have I ever seen rumors even mentioned in a full review, which is ultimately the only bits that matter.

          • Kenton Douglas

            We could debate this point forever. I’d just say: don’t under estimate the power of perception. Let’s wait for the reviews and see the narrative placed against this phone by the tech media.

          • Kenton Douglas

            So, what do you think of the reaction so far? … Just as I imagined. Outrage because Motorola are trying to earn a living by daring to charge more than $200 off contract 🙂

          • Justtyn Hutcheson

            Honestly, I was a tad disappointed that they didn’t do something amazing with the price.

            On the other hand, watching all the tech bloggers scratching their heads over it is incredibly amusing. It is almost like they are confused, because nothing like it has ever come before. They simply can’t make their experience using it match what they see on the spec sheet. And they can’t make the spec sheet match the price. But the price matches the experience.

            It truly is a massive gamble for Motorola, and I think they pulled it off spectacularly.

          • Kenton Douglas

            Well said. It’ll be interesting to see what price is attached to this outside of the carrier model, i.e. via Google Play, or Motorola directly.

          • Justtyn Hutcheson

            I fully expect $549, as the Mini is selling for 500 and the Ultra is 600 at Verizon off-contract, and this device is directly between them.

            Through Motorola, its impossible to know.

  • Trevor

    How do you get to be one of those (paid?) people on the invitation that get to handle the phone early? I WANT THAT JOB

    • Ryan Phelos

      Become a model

      • Trevor

        I’m calling my agent! And then I’m going to work on actually getting an agent.

    • lgreg64

      those people don’t care about that phone.

    • Pedro

      Start with a bad dye job

    • joseph barrientos

      lol youre better off getting a job through a placement agency that puts you in motorolla here in silicon valley and getting your hands on a working one, not just a dummy phone for the picture 😛

  • EatUrCrap

    I got the Verizon Galaxy Nexus at launch, my upgrade is August 16th. I’m so glad they’re showing it before then, so I’ll have time to decide.

    • cmonnats23

      You as well as probably 50% of this site’s followers

      • NexusPhan69

        I have early upgrades from my company plan. Got the gnex on launch day and I already have my upgrade. I’m going insane waiting. Nothing appeals to me right now. This is my only chance or idk what I’ll get.

        • Cristian Borsa

          The next Nexus.

          • Justtyn Hutcheson

            Chances are this will be the closest thing to Nexus Verizon will see for a while. Googlers have repeatedly been heard saying they did not like how the Galaxy Nexus was handled by Verizon and disliked working with them.

          • NexusPhan69

            Exactly what Im thinking. And Im impatient.

          • Deylune

            the Moto X will be the successor to the Galaxy Nexus on Verizon.

          • Justtyn Hutcheson

            Its not a direct successor though, as it is not directly supported by Google, and is not part of AOSP.

            I think it will be a great device for GNex upgrades, its just not a Nexus. Also, the likelihood of the bootloader being fastboot oem-unlock is exceptionally slim, which is also a massive change fromt he GNex.

      • August 15th baby!

        • Gnex

          Same here!

          • Aaron

            you know it!

          • michael arazan

            Should make some bets on the price of what the X will be

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            I’m surprised in 60+ comments, I’ve not seen a single comment about
            the different textures and colors on the ad. There are white triangles
            on black, red corduroy, and mixed green stripes. With all the talk of
            customization and “designed by you”, I would almost expect some of these
            to be showcased.

          • Gnex

            I think your cousin is a dirty whore.

    • EvanTheGamer

      Funny…my upgrade is also mid-Aug. Nice. I’m going wait to see what the Moto X is all about, then I’ll either get that phone(if I’m impressed) or I’ll just get the SGS4. We’ll have to wait and see!

      • kwc0055

        Same here I am getting a new phone off contract with Verizon around the 15th and its between this and the s4 for me.

        • El_Big_CHRIS

          On the same boat. I really wanted the one but I know the sgs4 will be maintained over the next year or so, and the one is doubtful

      • Silver Veloz

        Same here. Decisions – decisions??

    • T4rd

      Yup, I have the same upgrade date. I already have a Note 2 though from stealing the upgrade off of another line. I’ll probably use this one to upgrade my wife off of her craptastic Rezound. I just want to get her something with good battery life because the Rezound lasts maybe 5 hours in standby and 90 mins of screen on. It’s like another Thunderbolt.

      • Dave

        I can get 5 hours and 90 minutes of screen time on my GN2. LoL

        • Justin W

          For some reason I read that as Galaxy Nexus 2.

          • Tyler Durden

            arriving 2016 on Verizon’s largest 7G network

    • jh123416

      Interesting. My BIRTHDAY is August 16th and I too got the VZW Nexus at launch!

      • Ryan Powell

        Ha! Somebody really does not approve of your birthday apparently.

        • jh123416

          Maybe it was my mom. My birthday is only five days after hers so I must have been a great joy to lug around for five days after her birthay! haha

      • sagisarius

        Comments related to the blog entry always seem to get down voted. Add something about how dumb Apple is, and you’ll get voted up!

    • shecalledmejay

      I’m glad the Gnex has lasted this long, Now I’m looking for the next 2 year phone.

      • cas_e

        Mine hasn’t..

        • shecalledmejay

          Replace the battery. when I did that, it was like I got another 3 months added to the phone lol

        • abc

          My first nexus wouldn’t hold a charge for more than an hour or two, right out of the box. Had that one replaced. The replacement had a weird gap between the glass and the plastic surround. Had that one replaced. 3rd phone lasted several months, but eventually the charging port got screwed up. Had that one replaced.

          I’m now on my 4th GNex. The first 3 were all replaced under warranty. I just did a full wipe/reflash, and the phone runs great. This is the first phone I’ve had where I’m not itching for my upgrade date, and I may even wait until early 2014, or whenever we see the Galaxy S5, Moto X2, etc.

    • I bet most GNex owners have unlimited data, are you all really going to give that up to upgrade at a discount?

      • Jordan

        Hell no. Not leaving unlimited data. I’d rather pay full retail.

        • ReturnOfTheMack

          Same here. I have a G-Nex on unlimited and no intention of signing another contract, mine has actually been up for almost a year.

      • Justtyn Hutcheson

        The vain hope is that the Moto X won’t be $600 full retail, so will be affordable without the discount.

        • Mike

          I think this phone will be very affordable off contract. Less than the Nexus 4

  • Col_Angus

    Finally 🙂

    • Aardvark99


    • NexusPhan69

      I’m on a plane in flight right now (technology is amazing these days) and I just shouted “yes finally!!!” Got a lot of strange looks. Particularly from my boss sitting next to me. I’m not fully convinced I’m not dreaming.

  • playa

    They even have people holding it in the ad. This is so exciting.

  • DirtyD1985

    CHEAAAA!!! Lets get this show on the road!

  • Cowboydroid

    So hipster…

    • Jared Tau

      I was thinking the same thing.

      • UpdatesFromHTCAreAJoke

        And a Fedora

      • Tyler Durden

        Don’t speak of PBR here, that has got to be worse than the republican party

    • imns

      More than you know. This won’t be an event just for the Moto X but also for a new hipster-centric wireless company called Moustache Wireless. Everything will be super expensive but look cheap. In truth, it has been in operation for years, you just didn’t know about it. In fact, the entire service will shut down on August 2nd because it will have become too mainstream.

    • Miguel Angel Portela

      It reminds me of the approach Microsoft took with Zune’s marketing when it was first unveiled. “Welcome to the Social”. I like it. It looks warm and inviting.

  • Hello, Moto … X.

  • Daeshaun Griffiths

    That’s too long of a wait. I wanna see whats under the hood now. That x is kind of nexus looking

    A good meme in 3…

  • sc0rch3d

    I think it’s hilarious all “you” (DL, Eng, Verge, Phandroid, etc.) guys fill up my twitter with the exact same post seconds apart. This happens often. 🙂

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