Motorola announced the launch of the Moto X smartphone in 2013. The manufacturer is offering the Motorola Moto X phone with 4.7 inch display, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960DT chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.
The Moto X was launched with Android OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) pre-installed. This phone uses a high resolution 720 x 1280 px, 4.7 inch AMOLED display. AMOLED displays offer several advantages that make them popular among smartphone users. This phone has only one rear-camera (10 MP, 4320 x 2432 px, autofocus) on its back for photos and videos. Some smartphones with multi-camera setups offer specialized features like macro photography, low-light capabilities, or advanced image stabilization. The selfie camera of Moto X allows you to capture self-portraits or group photos without needing someone else to take the picture for you.
Motorola Moto X specifications
|Dimensions||5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 inch|
|SIM type||Nano SIM|
The weight of the Motorola Moto X is 4.59 oz. It is still considered to be relatively lightweight and portable. The dimensions of this Motorola smartphone are average (5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 inch). For some people, larger smartphones are more comfortable to hold and easier to use, as they provide a larger display for watching videos, browsing the web, and using apps. A Nano SIM is a chipcard that is used in smartphones as a subscriber identity module (SIM). Nano SIM is the smallest SIM card size available and is currently the most widely used SIM card size in newer devices.
|OS version||Android OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)|
|SoC||Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960DT|
|CPU||Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait 300|
The Motorola Moto X comes with Android OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is an open-source operating system, which means that the source code is freely available to the public and can be modified and distributed by anyone. The Motorola Moto X has Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960DT chipset. This CPU can be fast enough for basic phone operations. The Motorola Moto X comes with Adreno 320 Graphics Processing Unit. The GPU is optimized for parallel processing and complex mathematical operations required for rendering and manipulating graphics. Adreno GPUs are widely used in smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. These GPUs are known for their strong performance, power efficiency, and advanced graphics capabilities.
|Screen size||4.7 inch|
|Resolution||720 x 1280 px|
The AMOLED display of Moto X provides deep blacks, vibrant colors, fast response times, thin and flexible design possibilities, power efficiency, and features like Always-On Display. Smaller smartphones are generally more compact and easier to handle. The display size represents the diagonal distance from one corner of the screen to the opposite corner. Text will be easier to read, and videos will be more immersive on a larger display. This smartphone is multitouch capable. Multitouch is a feature in smartphones that allows for the detection and tracking of multiple touch points on the screen simultaneously. It enables users to interact with the device using more than one finger or touch input at the same time.
|Internal storage||16 GB|
|Memory card slot||no|
With 2 GB of RAM, a smartphone can run multiple apps simultaneously without experiencing any significant lag or slow performance. Having more RAM alone does not necessarily guarantee better performance, and other factors such as the processor and storage speed can also impact overall performance. If you primarily use your smartphone for basic tasks like calling, texting, and browsing the web, 32GB may be sufficient for your needs. The Moto X has only 16 GB of internal storage. The memory and the internal storage of the Motorola Moto X (2 GB) cannot be expanded.
|Main camera||10 MP, 4320 x 2432 px, autofocus|
|Selfie camera||2 MP|
This smartphone has only one camera on its back. If you have budget limitations or prioritize other features over a multi-camera system, this single camera setup can be a suitable choice. The autofocus is an important feature in this smartphone. Autofocus helps the camera to focus on a subject automatically, which ensures that the resulting photo or video is clear and sharp. The Moto X does not have optical image stabilization (OIS). OIS technology is more commonly found in higher-end smartphones and is designed to reduce camera shake and blur, resulting in sharper and clearer images and videos.
|GSM 2G bands||850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|Network coverage||2G / 3G / 4G|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|USB||microUSB 2.0, USB host|
|Headphone||3.5 mm jack|
The Motorola Moto X supports 4G/LTE networks. 4G stands for fourth-generation mobile networks, which are wireless networks that provide faster data transfer speeds and greater network capacity than previous 3G networks. The Motorola Moto X like all modern smartphones, is capable of connecting to Wi-Fi networks. Wi-Fi networks use radio waves to transmit data between devices and a wireless access point, which is typically connected to a wired network and serves as a hub for wireless devices to connect to the internet or other networks.
With Bluetooth connectivity, you can connect your Moto X smartphone to a wide range of Bluetooth-enabled devices, such as headphones, speakers, smartwatches, fitness trackers, and more. The Moto X has a GPS receiver. Many fitness and activity tracking apps rely on GPS to accurately measure and record outdoor activities such as running, cycling, hiking, or tracking routes. The Moto X is NFC (Near Field Communication) capable. NFC stands for Near Field Communication, and it is a wireless communication technology that allows two devices to exchange information when they are brought close together.
The Moto X phone doesn't have built-in FM radio receiver. The Moto X has a microUSB port. MicroUSB is a type of USB connector that was commonly used on older smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. The Moto X smartphone has a 3.5 mm headphone jack. A 3.5 mm headphone jack is a small round port, that allows you to connect wired headphones or earphones to the device.
|Type||Li-Ion 2200 mAh, non-removable|
The Li-Ion 2200 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The Moto X does not have a removable battery. The battery is integrated into the phone's design and is not intended to be removed or replaced by the user.
|Sensors||accelerometer, barometer, compass, gyroscope, proximity, temperature|
|Specials||Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer provides information about the smartphone's movement in three axes: X (horizontal), Y (vertical), and Z (depth). When an object, such as your hand or face, comes close to the sensor of Moto X, it triggers a response that can be used for specific functions or features. The Moto X phone comes with a compass sensor. A compass sensor is a device that provides accurate directions in relation to the earth's North and South magnetic poles. Gorilla Glass has a high level of scratch resistance, reducing the likelihood of everyday scratches and abrasions.
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