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MotoMaker is Live If You Want to Custom Design a Phone, You Just Can’t Buy It Yet

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The Moto X is now available from AT&T if you are interested in the woven black or white versions of the phone, but most of you (if you are buying a Moto X) are likely more interested in designing your own through MotoMaker. I have both good news and bad news on that front. MotoMaker.com is now live for those who want to see what it’s like to design a smartphone. You can walk from stage one, which is picking the back color, all the way up to having the phone logged in with your Google account upon arrival. Unfortunately, it’s only there to “play” with, as the option to buy is still “coming soon.” 

No word on when MotoMaker will give you the option to purchase a phone, but we’d imagine it can’t be long. This is one of, if not the, most important selling features of the phone. After an initial test run over the last week that included press and friends and family of Motorola employees, I’d imagine that some tweaks are in store to get the service ready for a mass rollout.

We should point out that there is an option to “Redeem Moto X Card.” Those can be purchased at AT&T stores, so there is still a chance that you could custom design a Moto X today, and purchase it. So as we mentioned last night, feel free to stop by an AT&T store, check out the colors, and if you decide this is the phone for you, buy a Moto X card on the spot, return home, and order.

For now, head over to MotoMaker through the link below, create some phones, and share them in the comments. I’m dying to see what kinds of designs you can come up with.

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Via:  Motorola

  • Daryle Barden Jr

    New England Patriots Edition

  • schoat333

    I love olive and orange.

  • Anna

    Estimated delivery is 12 days at the moment for any customized…. 🙁

  • SparkysShocker

    I was all excited for Motomaker but kinda let down…

    No gold accents – cant do 49ers
    No golden yellow – cant Sun Devils

    Guess it’s Giants colors or Black and Red

  • MagnificentN

    Best thing ever.

  • Al-Burrit0

    Torn between these two designs. On the blue thinking of changing the accent to sliver and on red the accent to black maybe. I wanted woven back but only if i could of added blue or red to the front…maybe, in the future?

  • GentlemanScholar

    Do we know if they will ever offer woven in any other color than black and white? I love the woven look, but want to apply it to other colors.

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  • annahuffington9

    This is mine

  • HeartStrong07

    Tempting … tempting …. however, Galaxy Note 3 it is 🙂


    Here’s my design, but don’t know how long I can wait before I just get the regular black one at VZW (I have 4GB plan) or thinking of leaving to Tmo or AT&T

    • Guest

      or this one… 🙂

    • CARPDM

      or this one…

    • GentlemanScholar

      My 2 year Verizon contract is up in December. I’m leaving Verizon for AT&T. I get $200 a month phone bill paid for from work so I’m not worried about Verizon’s and AT&T’s price differences. I want this phone now though.

  • wade_county

    Went with a Art Deco look. Still wish they had Wood and Verizon launch =/

  • Alex Goings

    Back: Terqwoise
    Front: Black
    Accent: Metallic Purple

  • Daniel Clifford

    I thought we could get textures on the color options? Am I totally mistaken?

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  • Nick

    Hokie love! Can’t decide between white or black front. O well, I’m on verizon….

    • Eric

      That’s the most important option if you are on verizon.

  • mi470

    Digging the orange on red here. Hoping for custom engraving soon.

  • jaybar

    Woven White, Black, Red Accent – says performance to me

  • jwildman16

    As close as you can get to some Spartan love…

    • GentlemanScholar

      Go Blue!

  • fritzo2162

    Purple fur is not an option. This phone is officially off my list.

  • Eric

    Front: White
    Back: Chalk
    Accent: Blue

  • They need to enable the 360* view on the Accents page. I had to switch back to the front tab in order to see how the whole thing would look.

  • onDroid

    I just wish the accent color changed the color of the Moto ‘M’ on the back of the device. That would look awesome

    • Al-Burrit0

      Same thought for a second i thought it did when i clicked on silver for accent..hehe