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Here is the First Moto X Press Render (Updated)

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What a sexy device. That folks, is the cleanest image yet of the Motorola Moto X, thanks once again to @evleaks. It’s a press render, in case you were wondering, that shows us both the front and back of what may be one of the most minimal designs in recent memory. 

On the front side, we’re seeing what is believed to be the phone’s 4.5-inch display, with on-screen navigation buttons and what appears to be stock Android. We have a front facing camera in the top right corner, sensors to its left (next to the speaker), and a spot left of center in the chin area that’s either a mic or notification light. But since we know the phone will show notifications on-screen, that may very well be just a mic.

On the back, we’re looking at what is believed to be a 10MP camera, with flash and Motorola “batwing” logo below it. There is a speaker to the right of the camera, along with a noise canceling mic towards the bottom right area. The headphone jack can be spotted at the very top-center of the device.

As I mentioned at the beginning, the design of this device is something Motorola should be proud of. The front is as edge-to-edge or all-display as it gets. The back, with its sloping body, looks like it’ll be a dream to hold, especially if the screen size has been kept under 5-inches. Motorola is keeping it simple, while still adding some style. And how can you not be fan of their choice to not place the word “Motorola” anywhere on the device?

All signs point to this phone not having the most recent and most powerful processor or 1080p display, but everything we’ve heard from sources suggests that you won’t notice or care. The performance is said to be exceptional, but I think it’s obvious that Motorola is going for experience rather than specs. I just hope that means an incredibly reasonable price as well.

Update:  Here is the side profile of the Moto X (@evleaks):

moto x side

The Moto X will be unveiled on August 1. We’ll be there to bring it to you.

Thoughts after seeing the phone like this?

Via:  The Unlockr

Cheers Ahmed, Scott and everyone else!

  • faruk

    really so nice mobile phone

    new movie

  • Peter Blanco

    That price… GIMME THAT GOOD PRICE!

  • Joshua Bailey

    I think we will see a 32GB version. No worries. If not, I really don’t care. I am firmly in Google’s cloud with my phone at this point. I couldn’t handle a 16GB tablet, but phone is not a huge deal.

  • Johnny Wishbonn

    So no SD card slot. That’s a freaking deal breaker for me. Why are cell phone companies making phone without an expandable memory port. Why Why Why cause you VZW wanna sell me extra space. Freak That

  • Jackson

    Did anyone notice the side pic looks a little like they’re trying to pull off and ultra book tapered look.

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  • taglogical

    Humor me: Aside from the background (I’m a patriot), what is the draw here to this low-end phone? I’m a huge Motorola fan; My OG is a media player and My current phone is the Bionic – which has hdmi out, removable battery, expandable storage, and it’s dual core is buttery smooth on that pre-release ics build – But I don’t get all the fuss here? What am I missing? O.O

    • David W. Skyview

      you’re missing nothing. this is meh. i own the D1, DX, Bionic, RAZR, as well as the OG stuff like the StarTac, MicroTac, the Bravo (alpha numeric pager), and even the DynaTac (my mom’s but I took it), so no more moto fan than me here. but yeah, this is ultra meh… the ultra line looks more promising to me at this point. the MX looks like 2012 inside and out.

      • guesswhat

        Hands free voice activation doesn’t excite anyone at all? ..this is the first smartphone to which you can talk to when your phone is off and expect a response. I see that feature being so usefull when im driving cooking etc . The only way one could call, navigate, send text message etc ..was only by touch, now you could do all this by voice without touching the phone to activate voice command, it opens up a whole new way you can interact with your phone. I guess you guys are only excited about huge screen phones quad core and octo cores ..without even realizing none of the apps never actually use those extra cores ..for me all the talk about a phone being a fastest phone ever with zillion cores from OEMS sounds like a big gimmick ..

        • JolleyMan

          Hand’s free voice activation is not always the best thing. My XBOX Kinect has it, and it’s quite surprising how often it will pause, stop, or rewind a show on Netflix because of something that was said on the show. Hopefully this won’t accidentally activate, though I do not see how it won’t.

          • chris420o

            how loud is your tv….bc thats never ever happened to me…and i dont know how many shows say “xbox” before words that would activate a command…

          • JolleyMan

            I agree that the shows I watch never use the word “XBOX,” yet the Kinect interprets what is said as being a command. As for loudness, I wouldn’t say that I have the volume particularly loud for this issue to occur. It’s quite surprising how frequently this happens while watching episodes of Breaking Bad.

    • David W. Skyview

      and yeah, if it’s under $300 I’d get it as a backup like i do the N4, but a cheap phone that works well does not an exciting phone make. it’s just a good cheap phone. i’d buy it, but meh. ultra all the way if that runs 4.3 and the 800.

    • Dude

      I went from the Bionic to the S4. I loved my Bionic but I have never been happier with a phone than with the S4. The thing is unbelievable 😉