Motorola is one of those popular smartphone manufacturers comes up with beautiful design everytime when they launch a new gadget in style. Of the three smartphone Motorola has recently launched, the Moto X Style (or Moto Pure Edition in the US) is the device with the best hardware. True flagship device and the successor to the last year’s Moto X also comes with a price tag starting at $399 unlocked and off-contract, and where Motorola aka Lenovo-owned firm is positioning this device very strongly in a market with high-end handsets. To compete with other big rivals in the similar position right now.
To provide better prespective on the new Motorola phone, Moto X Style we have listed key features of the device, are certain to help you make an informed decision before buying one.
If you are looking for a bigger one, ten Moto X Style isn’t smaller which comes with a 5.7-inch QHD based LCD display, which promises rich vieing experience as the screen boasts pixel density of 520ppi and also implemented with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 series shield.
Processor that has been used on the Moto X Style is a 64-bit Snapdragon 808 series Hexa-Core CPU – used in LG G4 and Xiaomi Mi 4C as well. What seperates the Motorola phone from the rivals is that it houses the company’s proprietary Motorola Mobile Computing System, which has two separate processors – one natural language processor and a contextual computing processor, taking the core-count to 10.
Defined as the Natural language processing powers the ‘Touchless Control’ inclusion of the Moto X Style, where the phone’ mics are always awake waiting for user to say the trigger phase ‘OK, Google Now’ to perform functions like setting an alarm, create reminder on the calendar, ask direction on Google Maps, play music and many other operations without having to use the finger, he/she can just speak to the phone.
Contextual processor on the other hand with the help of motion sensors, enables the Moto X Style device to be self aware of the envirionment to display time or any notifications on the screen. The device will know when a user picks the phone out of the pocket, or up the phone from the desk near to him and then eventually select pixels of the display lights up to show the time or any pending notifications without having to unlock the phone.
On the software front, the Moto X Style runs on the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, which lets users to enjoy near-vanilla droid experience similar to Google affliated Nexus series devices. It also comes with Motorola’s official Mobile App, wherein the user can configure geasture actions, display setup and notifications and other value added features to the phone’s list.
Photography on the new Moto X Style will change your mind, because it houses top-notch camera. It boasts a 21-megapixel with Color Correlated Temperature (CCT) flash with dual LED flash, Burst mode, night mode, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF (Pase Detection Auto-Focus), Quick capture (twirl smartphone twice to launch camera) and Video HDR. It indeed comes with 4K video recording feature as well.
The Moto X Style also comes packed with a 5mp camera backed by wide-angle lens, f/2.0 aperture, 1.4µm pixel for better low-light image capture. It also features night mode option, flash (software based) and slow motion video options as well, which was although found in iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s, 6s Plus.
The all-new Moto X Style series comes with water-proof caoting, but with a rider. The nano-coating on the hardware only protects the phone from rain or accidental water splashes. The phone will not survive underwater like its mid-range sibling Moto G (3rd Gen), which can stay under water for 30 minutes.
If the oft-mentioned words are to be admitted then the company also claims that the Moto X Style comes witrh advanced 4G-LTE with Category Six certification. So the phone users can enjoy 300 mbps download speed, that is twice faster than Cat.4 based phones available in current crop of 4G-capable phones. But the cat.6 Internet speed will obviously depends on the carrier network and region.
On the top is a 3.5mm audio jack and a removable tray containing both a nano-SIM slot and microSD card slot. Around the edges of the Moto X Style you’ll find a micro-USB 2.0 port on the bottom, between two polycarbonate strips allowing the wireless radios to ‘breathe’ through the metal rim. With dual front facing speakers, the device provide great stereo audio when watching videos, playing games and listening to music. Alongside 3GB of RAM and a 3,000 mAh battery, the Moto X Style includes Moto Display and always-on voice commands.
- 5.7 (1440×2560 pixels) TFT LCD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
- 1.8 GHz hexa-core Snapdragon 808 processor with Adreno 418 GPU
- 3GB RAM, 16/32/64GB internal memory, expandable up to 128GB via microSD
- Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
- 21MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, 4K video recording
- 5MP front-facing camera, 87-degree wide-angle lens, LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture , 1.4um pixel
- Dimensions: 153.9 x 76.2 x 6.1 to 11.06 mm (curve); Weight: 179g
- 4G LTE / 3G, WiFi 802.11a/g/b/n/ac (dual band), Bluetooth 4.0 LE, GPS, GLONASS, NFC
- 3000mAh battery
Rumours are rife that Motorola might price Moto X Style anywhere between Rs 25,000 and Rs 30,000. Motorola’s e-commerce affiliate Flipkart has revealed that the new Moto X Style will be launched on 8 October.
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