The new Moto X specs: cracking open the aluminum-clad Android

When the Moto X came out last year, many shamed it for not featuring high-end specs like the other flagships in town. While phones like the HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4 were rocking quad-core Snapdragon 600 processors, the Moto X was using an X8 Mobile Computing System based off of a dual-core Snapdragon S4 Pro. You’d think it’d be the same story here, when we round up the new Moto X specs, but these results are actually remarkably surprising – the next-gen Moto X features high-end internals about on par with close competition like the HTC One M8, so we’re excited to see where the combination of premium specs and a snappy OS can take this sucker in 2014.

the new moto x

The new Moto X specs

Component Description
Screen size 5.2 inches
Screen type AMOLED
Resolution 1920×1080 (1080p)
Pixel density 423 ppi
SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
Type Quad-core
Speed 2.5 GHz
GPU Adreno 330
Storage 16/32GB
Expansion No
Camera 13MP with 4K video capture
Flash Ring flash
Front-facer 2MP with 1080p video capture
Battery 2300 mAh
OS Android 4.4.4 (KitKat)
Bands Varies by country/carrier
SIM type Pending
Bluetooth Included
WiFi Included
NFC Included
Infrared Included
Sensors Pending
Build Aluminum frame
Size 140.8mmx72.4mmx3.8-9.9mm / 144g

Want more on the new Moto X? Check out our continuing coverage here!

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