Now that the Moto X+1 made its appearance in some leaked photos, we can only hope that Motorola will release it soon. Meanwhile, the company has cut the prices of the original Moto X, being more affordable than ever, but if you’re looking for a more powerful device, then you should look for something else. Though, it’s fast enough, at least on the paper. So what additional features and specs will the Moto X+1 bring?
Displays and sizes
The Moto X has a 4.7inches AMOLED display with a resolution of 1280x720pixels and 316ppi. The dimensions of the phone are 129.3×65.3×10.4mm and it weights 130grams. What we know about the new Moto X+1 is that it will feature a 5.2inches display with 1920x1080pixels, 5 finger gesture support and it will be protected by Gorilla Glass 3. The dimensions of the upcoming phone haven’t been made public.
Cameras and Batteries
Some critics were not satisfied with Moto X’s rear camera of 10MP, saying that is below average and that it doesn’t take good quality photos. The secondary camera is 2.1MP. As for the Moto X+1, it is speculated to come with an improved rear camera of 12MP, while the front camera will be 2MP.
The battery of the Moto X has a capacity of 2200mAh, while the new model will feature a 3000mAh battery. The Moto X’s battery consumes very fast because its fast processor dries it out quickly.
Hardware and OS
The Moto X is powered by a dual-core 1.7GHz Krait processor, which coupled with a Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon chipset and an Adreno 320 GPU, and it runs on the Android 4.2.2(Jelly Bean) OS – upgradable to the 4.4.4(KitKat) version with 2GB of RAM. It has three variants of internal memories – 16/32/64 GB, all unexpandable.
Expect for some improvements for the successor of the Moto X, meaning that it will be powered by a Snapdragon 800 2265 MHz Quad-Core CPU and will have an Adreno 330 GPU. It will host 32GB of RAM, which will be expanded up to 128GB. The phone will run on the Android 4.4.3 KitKat OS with 2GB of RAM.
– The Moto X+1 will have a wooden cover
Motorola listed on its website the prices for the Moto X, so the 16GB variant costs 300 dollars, the 32GB variant (with Developer Edition) costs 325 dollars and the 64GB variant is prices at375 dollars. As for the Moto X+1, it is estimated that will cost 500-600 dollars, carrier free.
Related ItemsMotorola Moto X vs Moto X+1