Motorola released the upgraded version of its flagship device Moto X in India. The device was launched in India few days back. It will be available for purchase from midnight today. Moto X 2nd Generation features a bigger display and better resolution than the previous version. Another improvement is made with respect to the processor.
Moto X 2014 (2nd Gen.) XT1092 gets a Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 chipset that features Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400 and Adreno 330 GPU. A more visible change is the presence of dual speaker grills in the front.
The 16 GB device costs Rs. 31,999 for the black color version. Other two versions available comes with Bamboo back (white) and black leather. Both these comes with 16 GB internal storage but costs Rs. 33,999. The availability of 32 GB device in India is still uncertain. There is no microSD card slot for further memory expansion.
The new Moto X features a 5.2 inch display that offers 1920 x 1080p resolution. The phone runs Android v4.4.4 Kitkat OS. As usual it will be among the devices that gets early software updates.
The rear camera in the new Moto X features a 13 MP sensor and the front camera features a 2 MP sensor. The rear camera can record 2160p 4K videos @ 30 fps. Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama and HDR are the other camera features.
The connectivity options in the phone includes Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, microUSB v2.0, USB Host. Besides there is NFC in this device. The phone supports 4G LTE, 3G and 2G network bands. It comes with a 2300 mAh Li-ion battery.
Motorola had recently released the Moto G (2nd Gen. ) in India. The device cost Rs. 12,999. It features a 5 inch HD display, and is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad core processor along with 1 GB of RAM.