Explaining Motorola’s New Line of Phones for Verizon: DROID ULTRA, MAXX, Mini, and Moto X

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Over the last week or so, we have gone from being fully confused by the incoming line of Motorola phones on their way to Verizon to feeling like we have a pretty good grasp on the situation. And since a couple of readers asked that we try and help clarify it all, we thought we’d take a stab at explaining this unique situation. After all, we’re talking about four new phones, all made by Motorola, headed to one carrier at what could end up being around the same time. Ready?  (more…)

Stop the Hypebeasting: Ferrari Motorola Phone is Nothing More Than the Primus

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Over the holiday, a cut-off picture of a kevlar-backed Motorola phone made the tech rounds, prompting people to ask if this was potentially the first look at the new Moto X. In somewhat sad news, I can only tell you that it is most definitely not the Moto X or the DROID ULTRA. In fact, the phone pictured is nothing more than a special edition Motorola Primus.  (more…)

Several Moto X Custom Colors Apparently Photographed

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Today is turning into a day filled with Moto X news and of course, we love that. In details leaked on what we can expect from Motorola in terms of customization for the Moto X, it was said that Moto was going to offer plenty of custom colors for buyers to choose from. Thanks to French blog No Where Else, these images could be the first peek at what kind of neon goodness we can look forward to.  (more…)

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.  (more…)

Motorola’s Campaign Begins, Moto X Sign Up Page Goes Live

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Yesterday afternoon, Motorola’s plan to launch a full print-ad campaign was detailed for the world. In a tweet sent out this morning from the official Motorola account, a sign up page for additional info on the Moto X phone has gone live. Once signed up, emails will be sent to you at a later time, allowing Moto to keep you up to date on their newest happenings with the device.  (more…)

Moto X Phone Specs Leak Points to Most of What We Already Know, 10MP Camera Though

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On Friday night, well-known mobile industry leaker @evleaks posted up what it believes to be the specs for Motorola’s soon-to-be-released Moto X phone. As expected, thanks to an .ini file that we obtained along with countless other leaks, these specs match up to what we mostly already know of a phone which is currently codenamed XFON, that will be powered by a 1.7GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor (MSM8960). We’re also looking at a 720p display, though the actual size has yet to be fully confirmed (likely a 4.3″). The phone will carry 2GB RAM, 16GB of internal storage, run Android 4.2.2, sport a 10MP rear camera, and 2MP front camera.  (more…)

Moto X Phone Will Arrive Late Summer

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Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside surprised the world today, when he confirmed at D11 that his company is indeed working on a phone called Moto X that is their “hero” device for 2013. He also mentioned that from now through October, we would see a handful of devices from them that they would consider to be their new portfolio. But there was some early confusion on when this device would launch – would it be their pre-holiday device and show up closer to October? According to a press release sent out shortly after Woodside’s chat, the Moto X will be “available this summer.” To confirm that this was correct, we reached out to Motorola who replied back with “late summer.” So what could potentially be your dream Motorola device, will be available within the next few months.  (more…)