Google launches Moto X smartphone

Google has unveiled the Moto X, the first smartphone made after its acquisition of Motorola about two years to go. Moto X Initially it will be available in the US, Canada and Latin America. The Moto X seems to have focused more on user experience rather than on specifications. The consumers can personalize their Moto X smartphone with a wide choice of colors and materials.

The Moto X is powered by a custom Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor that has two Krait 300 cores clocked at 1.7GHz and a quad-core Adreno 320 GPU. Along with this, Motorola has added two additional DSPs – one that always listens for “OK Google Now” command to fire up Google Now and another that keeps a track of the phone’s motion to power up the information display or turn on the camera. Motorola has termed it the Motorola X8 Mobile processor.

Moto X runs on Android 4.2.2. The camera specifications are 10 megapixel Clear Pix camera and 2 megapixel camera for rear and front end respectively. The other important specifications of Moto X includes a 4.7-inch Super AMOLED 720p display, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, a 2,200mAh battery, Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac.

Smartphone geeks in India will have to hold their breath for a little longer as Google has not announced the date for Moto X’s India launch.

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