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Motorola Moto X (2nd Gen) – Full Features Review

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The 2nd generation Moto x smartphone is handsome in style, user friendly and is a step up from the previous version. The device is sleek and the 5.2” display is crisp and clear. Although a little heavier than its predecessor, this does not detract from the quality of the phone. 

This smartphone is in the cheaper side of the price market, it gives great value for money and there is no compromise on style or features it is a nice device which is user friendly and neat.

The design of the Moto x is sturdy with an aluminium frame, making it much more durable than plastics. The smartphone is easy to handle and its bright wallpaper on boot emits a feel good factor. One of the popular features for this phone is the personalization app Moto Maker, this allows for a leather cover to be made for the phone adding a touch of class to an already great product.

The smartphone camera has is 10MP and features 1.4 m pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR. The operating system is Android OS, v4.2.2 Jelly Bean, upgradable to v4.4.4 (KitKat), it was upgraded to v5.0 Lolipop in December this year making it speedier to use. The smartphone also features Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait CPU and a Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset. Not bad for the cheaper smartphone market.

Other features of the Moto x include:

  • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
  • Google Drive
  • MP3/AAC+/WAV/WMA player
  • MP4/H.264/WMV player
  • Document viewer
  • Voice memo/dial
  • Photo viewer/editor

The battery is a Li-Ion 2200mAh which gives 13 hours talktime and standby time of 576 hr. The Moto x uses a Nano Sim and is 2,3 and 4g capable. The smartphone comes in black or white with 18 options to choose from. With it’s bundle of new specs this smartphone can be bought for a little over £280 in the UK. Of course this will depend on where you shop. For this price the phone is definitely good value for money.

A couple of downsides of this device includes the lack of a SD slot and poor quality from the camera. However, with all of the other features and new speculations that come with this phone, it is on the cheaper end of the market. There are more upsides than downsides with this model which can only enhance its attraction to smartphone fans.

Overall the Moto x smartphone is an excellent device which matches the needs of the modern day user. This 2nd generation model is faster with more up to date features than the older version. Fans of Motorola phones are sure to enjoy the features of this smartphone. Others who are looking for an up-to-date smartphone that is handsome and has excellent features would do well to try out the Moto x model.

Motorola has yet again produced a device of quality and style, other brands will need to move quickly to match this product.. The smartphone is classy and easy to use, it has a modern style which is popular with smartphone fans.