MOTOROLA MOTO X REVIEW


Motorola launched its flagship android smartphone namely Moto X in India which is priced @ 23,999/- sold via Flipkart. It is available is Black and white shades with exchangeable colourful back panels. Extras options such as moto x wooden back edition are sold for approximately 25000/-.

DESIGN, BUILD QUALITY & DISPLAY
The design of this phone is good. It has corning glass 3 on front and a polycarbonate unibody on the back and feels great in hands. It is slim at 10.4mm and weighs 130gms. It has 4.7 inch HD AMOLED display of resolution 720 x 1280 with 312 ppi. The viewing angles and sunlight legibility of the display is great. It runs on very close stock android User Interface. The display supports 10 multi-touch points and the brightness of the screen is great.

STORAGE, MULTIMEDIA & CONNECTIVITYS
It has 16GB of internal storage which is not further expandable. The device features dedicated multimedia apps like google play music for songs and a stock gallery and a video player which are good. FM radio comes pre-installed. Conductivities like 2G, 3G speeds upto 42mbps download & upto 5.76mbps upload, 4G speeds up to 100mbps download & upto 50mbps upload, Wifi a/b/g/n, Wifi dual-band, Wifi direct, Wifi hotsopt, USB OTG as well as Bluetooth 4.0 LE (Low Energy) and NFC .

CAMERA & VIDEO RECORDING CAPABILITIES
It has a 10MP rear camera with autofocus and Led flash which features Simultaneous image and video recording, Geo-tagging, Touch focus, Image stabilization, HDR etc. The camera clarity is just good overall. Daytime the images are pretty good and has fine details respectively but in the night is where the noise starts to become more visible and to get better details at night HDR mode images with bit of steady hands helps to produce slightly better images still image quality at night is pretty good. It does FULL HD 1080p@30fps video recording with video stabilization and stereo sound but lacks HDR having bit-rate of 16-17 mbps and stores in mp4 format. The video recording clarity is pretty good overall. Daytime the video clarity is very good and has fine details respectively but at night video clarity is pretty acceptable. It also has a 2MP front camera for selfe's with 1080p video recording and clarity is pretty fine.

SOFTWARE, HARDWARE, PERFORMANCE & BENCHMARKS
It runs Android (OS) 4.3 Jellybean out of the box upgradable to 4.4.4 kitkat and also with planned lollipop 5.0 update. It has a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 PRO (MSM8960T) processor running a dual core 1.7 GHZ (Cortex-A15) with 2 GB RAM and Adreno 320 (400MHZ single core)GPU. There is 2 dedicated CPU cores for active display & gravity senor and two noise cancelation microphones for better voice assistance n takes power from dedicated core. The performance is Excellent which provides number of graphic intensive games and multitasking run very well and there is no lag at all.
QUADRANT : 8460.
ANTUTU : 21956.
NENAMARK 2 : 59.9fps.

BATTERY LIFE PERFORMANCE
It has a non removable Li-Ion 2200 mah battery. The battery life is good which is given below.
BROWSING : upto 8:30H.
VIDEO WATCHING: upto 10H.
TALKTIME : upto 16H(2G) / upto 14H(3G).
STANDBY TIME: upto 410 H(2G) / upto 400 H(3G).

PROS
*Great build quality.
*Great display and viewing angle.
*Excellent Performance.
*Pretty Good camera and video recording clarity.
*Good loudspeaker.
*Good battery life.

CONS
*Non-Removable Battery.
*No memory card slot storage is what you get.
*No dedicated camera key.
*Pricy in comparison to moto G as well as moto E.

OVERALL PRODUCT RATING° : 8.9/10.
°overall product rating refers to all the aspects including the price, performance, overall quality, features, etc., based on individual product.

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