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Spec-by-spec: Here's how the Moto X stacks up to the competition

By Jos
Aug 1, 2013
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  1. Following a string of leaks and official teasers Motorola finally unveiled the Moto X smartphone at an event in San Francisco this afternoon. The device is not only the first to be developed under Google's stewardship since last year’s acquisition,...

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  2. "microSD: No"

    I was done reading at that point...NEXT!
     
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  3. This article makes me laugh. Since when is the Nexus 4 considered mid-range.
     
  4. Since now.
     
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  5. Bootloader is still locked. bad egg
     
  6. Where is the Lumia 1020 on this comparison chart???
     
  7. wastedkill

    wastedkill TS Evangelist Posts: 1,357   +303

    Guest stop trolling -.-.. was funny.. until the Lumia part..
     
  8. No MicroSD was also where it lost me. I mean come on, I filled I understand they want you to have motivation to buy the 32gb model, but I have a large amount of music I'd like to carry around for offline listening, and if you take a few videos and high res photos, you fill up the rest of the space fast.
     
  9. venimdenim

    venimdenim TS Rookie

    When has it not been considered mid-range?
     
  10. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    The Moto X is impressive.
     
  11. 9Nails

    9Nails TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,210   +174

    I wish they didn't call it "Moto X" - because I'm a fan of motocross and when ever I see Moto X I think of motorcycles, but then realize you're talking about a telephone.

    Are they really this far into the Moto line of their product brand? And what happened to the Moto iX or is their product numbering department just playing with my mind? =)
     
  12. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    It was kind of a bad name. But it makes sense.
     
  13. RenGood08

    RenGood08 TS Booster Posts: 185   +13

    Hah. I have an s4. I'm comparing my S4 to the Moto X. Has a better rear camera, has a more powerful CPU, and has better resolution...not THAT impressed. Sticking to my S4 for a long while. =P
     
  14. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    Yeah. The Moto X was a disappointment. In order to have a great Android phone, you need good specs, a good manufacturer to back it up, an SD card slot, customizability, and no carrier exclusive deals. The Moto X misses on the big ones like the lack of a SD card slot and carrier exclusive deals.
     
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  15. "Always on voice controls" ... requested by the NSA no doubt.
     
  16. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,178   +1,849

    I assume you were just comparing specs because I can see little to no reason why anybody would consider switching to a Moto X if they already have a S4 unless they consider the so called 'unique customizations' as a must have.
     
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  17. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,178   +1,849

    It would be more impressive if it sold at a mid range price because it looks like a mid range device (how do you like that poetry?) ;-D
     
  18. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    Yeah, true.
     

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