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Moto X torn down, reveals Motorola has been crafty inside

iFixit tear down the Moto X smartphone to find some Apple-like attention to detail inside (NASDAQ:GOOG)

| Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones News | Posted: Aug 24, 2013 2:34 pm

iFixit has gotten its hands on Motorola's Moto X smartphone, giving it their always awesome tear down treatment. It looks like Google's smartphone is easy to take apart, with iFixit saying that there's no huge steps in order to get the smartphone open, apart from some glue and undoing the usual clips and screws.




The crew discussed how Motorola made the Moto X smartphone, stating that the "woven" back plate is indeed a woven material, which is a very nice touch, something you can even see through when you hold it up to light after you remove it from the smartphone.


Motorola used a stepped battery design in order to boost the Moto X's capacity, as well as a few other tricks: the camera flash is totally separate from the camera and is glued onto the back plate, the headphone assembly is removeable as a one-piece design and the vibration motor is soldered onto the motherboard.


The iFixit crew said that the Motorola engineers have been pulling off some Apple-like attention to detail inside of the phone, which is quite the compliment.


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