Parade: Motorola Moto X


Moto XMotorola has just unleashed an excellent contender in the fiery battle of Android smartphones. Crafted to look good and to fit perfectly in the palm of your hand, the Moto X is a joy to look at and hold. Running on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, the Moto X promises to be a device that’s capable of serving your digital needs, executing tasks with barely a hitch. You don’t even have to touch it or pick it up to make it do things for you, thanks to its unique voice activation technology and handy sensors. The Moto X packs a 4.7-inch 1280 x 720 HD AMOLED display, a 1.7GHz dual-core Krait Qualcomm MSM 8960 Snapdragon Pro processor, 16 or 32GB of internal storage, and free 50GB of Google Drive storage for two years. The rear camera comes in at 10.0 megapixels, while the front-facing snapper has a 2.0-megapixel sensor. Not only does it have a solid hardware and software combination; the Moto X also has a highly customizable exterior with over 2,000 colors to choose from. We’re saying it again in case you missed it: 2,000 colors to choose from.


First published in Gadgets Magazine, September 2013