Moto X that is coming from Google on August 1 this year, is not the device that we don't know about. From camera interface to the software functionality, it's all known through the leaks that the tech world have witnessed in a recent past weeks. Moreover, Moto X has been on the leaks still and fortunately, this time the wait is not going to be as long as it would have been and everyone knows that the wait is simply too long. Further, Motorola has also posted a teaser of the Moto X launch scheduled on August 1 on Twitter.
After recapitulating the entire specs known so far through leaks and rumors, the best one would be a conventional idea of getting the device in a lower price. Thus it is speculated that the handset would come in a decent price compared to the trending high end handsets like HTC One and Galaxy S4.
However, this doesn't mean that the Moto X has a minimal features that doesn't match up with others. But on the contrary, the handset is a fully operational voice enabled device. The device actually interacts with the users through the natural language processing (NLP) core that listens to you at all times with the ‘Open Mic' function. A better camera is also coming up with a 10-megapixel ‘Clear Pixel' shooter expected. It has got smart features and gesture enabled functionality in its sleeves. The design of the handset is built to look simpler yet the gut is evidently a complex structure.
However, here is a brief summary of the specs of the handset. Moto X will be powered by a dual-core Qualcomm S4 Pro MSM8960DT processor clocked to 1.7GHz and would come with an Adreno 320 GPU and X8 chip. The smartphone will also be supported by 2GB RAM. The handset is said to come with a 4.7 inch display without on-screen buttons offering 720x1184 pixels resolution.
According to the pictures, Moto X will come with a 10.5MP rear camera with flash and a 2.1MP front-facing camera. Also confirmed by the FCC documents, it will feature 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi. The handset is also said to run on Android 4.2.2. The smartphone would also come with a16GB internal memory, 12GB of which is user-accessible and NFC support. Eventually, there is a 2,200 mAh non-removable battery confirmed by FCC docs. The handset is said to come without the microSD card slot.
Not only that but there are intricate features incorporated in the handset. Thus before the handset goes official, here is brief round up of all the features that the handset will use to entice the smartphone fans.
There is a 10.5 MP camera that gives an image output of 4320x2432pixels (According to AnTuTu Benchmark). It also features a 2.1 MP front facing camera as well. Looking at the Previous screenshot images, Motorola is prioritizing on the gestures functions like, users will have to sweep the screen from left to right to access the camera while the opposite right to left sweep will lead the user to the gallery. It seems from the images that one just needs to single tap anywhere in the image area to focus and take a shot and multiple shots can be taken by simply pressing the screen a bit longer. There is a Quick Capture function as well that allows users to go to camera mode just by twisting their wrist.
Moto X Listens and Responds
According to the promotional video, the Moto X comes with the smart listening and responding capability. It will actually tell you what you need to know even without touching the screen of Moto X. The voice control will be enabled by saying "Okay Google Now." The Moto X also includes a training mode that helps your phone Learn your voice. That way other people can't activate the search feature.
Moto X comes with a handful of features that is very helpful in day to day life. There is a feature Lost Phone Tracking which helps you track the handset without any fuss. As there will be a phone tracking feature in-built, the handset can be tracked down by using a Google account. Motorola Assist, is also going to be included on the Moto X. This is the replacement for Smart Actions announced with the DROIDs. Assist changes your settings according to what's going on and where you are. For example, if you're driving, it knows to put your handset into driving mode. Late at night? Silent mode. The app has a Google Now-style UI. It looks more like a core part of the OS. Motorola Migrate will ask if you want to migrate data from your old device. It can handle texts, call history, SIM contacts, media (presumable music, photos, and videos), and some system settings.
Active Display, Active Notifications, And Motorola Connect
In Moto X when one gets a notification, the handset will periodically light up the pixels needed for the notification. Swiping your finger down unlocks the phone, left and right clear notifications, and swiping up gets more detail. And when notifications are dismissed, the devices will simply remain asleep. The Motorola Connect Chrome Extension is also included in the Moto X as well. This add on will sync all the text messages and phone calls to Chrome. Motorola Connect also serves as the backbone for many of the services built into the device.
Other Features and Price
The latest Motorola Moto X's design can be customize with different colors and laser engravings. The device is said through and through to be fairly priced at lesser than Nexus 4. It is said to come at less than $200 (approx. Rs.11,899). It features sensors that can tell where the user is. It can tell the user if he is ina a moving car or a standstill position. Lastly, the handset will make its debut in two color variants; Black and White.