Moto X durability report – wooden edition (Video)

An initial hands-on. A full review. Comparison after comparison. An Editorial Roundtable. A special-edition Pocketnow Weekly. An After The Buzz. A durability report. And now, a second durability report.

Say what you will about Pocketnow; you’ve got to admit we’re pretty thorough.

This followup durability report on Motorola’s 2013 reboot isn’t just for kicks, though; we’ve had many folks ask us for an update to our Moto X coverage ever since the wooden editions landed, with several specific calls for another durability pass. As the lone team member with a wood-backed Moto X, the honor fell to me – and given how very different the ebony variant’s construction is from the soft plastic of its predecessors, I felt the followup was definitely one worth doing.

So if you’ve been wondering whether it’s safe to tote your naked Moto X wood variant about town, enjoy the brief addendum to our durability report below … and if you’ve been wondering whether the Moto X is still worth the investment after all these months, check out the After The Buzz embedded at bottom for your convenience! Finally, if you have personal experience with the wooden Moto X and its ability to weather the elements, please drop them in the comments below.

 

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Michael Fisher
Michael Fisher has followed the world of mobile technology for over ten years as hobbyist, retailer, and reviewer. A lengthy stint as a Sprint Nextel employee and a long-time devotion to webOS have cemented his love for the underdog platforms of the world. In addition to serving as Pocketnow's Reviews Editor, Michael is a stage, screen, and voice actor, as well as co-founder of a profitable YouTube-based business. He lives in Boston, MA. Read more about Michael Fisher!