MOTO X

T-Mobile Moto X only available on Motorola’s website

T-Mobile Moto X only available on Motorola’s website

While T-Mobile announced that they would support the Moto X, they won't be giving it the attention that other big carriers are providing. Namely, T-Mobile won't be selling the new device in their stores or on their website. Instead, buyers will have to go to Motorola's website to buy it if they want it on T-Mobile's network.

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Moto X and the dawning Context Ecosystem

Moto X and the dawning Context Ecosystem

The Moto X is too expensive. It's underpowered. It's ugly. Consumers don't want color options. They don't want to talk to their phone, just on it. If it's not metal, it's not premium. Man, the Moto X is a disappointment. Some of the instant - and vocal - criticisms of Motorola's new phone have bordered on the vitriolic, the backlash perhaps again proving that pre-reveal hype can be a double-edged sword. Nonetheless, there's a sense that in immediately dismissing the Moto X on how it measures up to today's phones, we're missing out on recognizing how it could be showing us the shape of the phones of tomorrow.

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No Moto X for Europe as expensive AT&T off-contract pricing revealed

No Moto X for Europe as expensive AT&T off-contract pricing revealed

European would-be Moto X users charmed by the smartphone's custom colors and Google Now focus will miss out on the Android handset, Motorola has confirmed, with "no immediate plans" for a launch. The handset won't be showing up in Europe any time soon, Motorola told us, while unlocked, SIM-free pricing details are still in short supply.

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Sol Republic DECK wireless speaker debuts Moto X’s “M4DE for Motorola”

Sol Republic DECK wireless speaker debuts Moto X’s “M4DE for Motorola”

Sol Republic has detailed its new DECK Wireless Speaker, the first M4DE for Motorola accessory and introducing a new "Heist Mode" for communal play. The DECK, a slot-topped slab of Bluetooth speaker using NFC for easy pairing, supports up to 300 feet of wireless range with the new Moto X and can be connected to by up to five devices simultaneously.

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The Moto X’s camera actually supports Ultra HD (you just can’t use it)

The Moto X’s camera actually supports Ultra HD (you just can’t use it)

Motorola is counting on three things to make the Moto X a success: Google Now, multiple colors, and its Clear Pixel camera, and now some extra details about the latter have emerged thanks to manufacturer OmniVision. The new OV10820 [pdf link] sensor may not have a snappy name, but it's a mighty capable chip, in fact able to capture 4k2k Ultra HD video.

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Moto X Rogers Wireless Canada launch detailed

Moto X Rogers Wireless Canada launch detailed

Motorola's new Moto X will be Rogers Wireless exclusive in Canada, the carrier has confirmed, with the Android smartphone headed up North in August. Priced from CA$189.99 with a new, two-year agreement, the Rogers Moto X will be offered in either black or white, with none of the color customization options available in the US.

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Moto X hands-on

Moto X hands-on

Motorola is back, and the Moto X is its coming out party. The culmination of Google's new hand on the wheel, the "context aware" smartphone promises to step away from the core-chasing that plagues Android today, and instead deliver real usability improvements like entirely voice-activated Google Now, a camera with better low-light performance that doesn't sacrifice megapixels along the way, and the promise of all-day battery life. Google has had a year to work with Motorola for this relaunch: the Moto X is the fruit of that labor, and it's already tasting mighty fine. Read on for our first-impressions as to why the Moto X is a mobile game-changer.

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Moto X Moto Maker customization debuts “Made in USA” smartphone

Moto X Moto Maker customization debuts “Made in USA” smartphone

Once upon a time, you could have your cellphone in any color you liked, as long as it was black. Motorola wants to change all that with the Moto X, offering the new smartphone not only in black and white versions, but in multiple color finishes and even wood. At the heart of it is Moto Maker, a new online customization service that pairs US assembly with a big range of different shell options.

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Moto X official: Touchless Google Now and 10MP Clear Pixel camera

Moto X official: Touchless Google Now and 10MP Clear Pixel camera

The Moto X is official, relaunching Motorola and bringing Google Now to the forefront of the Android experience. The year-long handiwork of Google's new management, the Moto X trades spec-bingo for usability and customization options, like sixteen casing colors to choose between, and instant all-voice access to Google Now. Inside the 4.7-inch 720p HD smartphone there's a new Motorola X8 architecture and a custom-stacked battery for balancing power and runtime when it lands on all five networks this August.

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Motorola X8 computing system detailed with combo of processors and firmware

Motorola X8 computing system detailed with combo of processors and firmware

Motorola unveiled its X8 computing system earlier this month alongside the announcement of its new line of DROID handsets. Although the new system wasn't discussed in too much detail, we learned that it harbored 8 cores consisting of a dual-core offering from Qualcomm, a quad-core processor, a single core nature language processor, and a single contextual processor. Now one of Motorola's executives has spoken up, dishing more info on the hardware.

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Moto X nano-SIM support hinted in leaked image

Moto X nano-SIM support hinted in leaked image

Tomorrow will bring the official unveiling of the Moto X, which has been one of the most talked-about unreleased phones for the past couple of months. However, while we're still a day away from the revealing, that doesn't mean leaks will magically stop. In fact, the most-recent leak reveals that that Moto X will support nano-SIM.

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Moto X glass panel leaks up close

Moto X glass panel leaks up close

What you're about to see is a selection of photos of what very much appears to be the front panel from the upcoming Motorola smartphone known as Moto X. This device is manufactured by Motorola and will be assembled in the USA, being part of a massive campaign through the group's parent company Google, pushed as an ideal everyman phone for the Summer of 2013. The images you're seeing here show the front reinforced glass panel (likely Corning Gorilla Glass) that'll keep the device's display safe from everyday harm.

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