Motorola launches long awaited Moto X, features 24 hour battery life

Motorola launches the Moto X, a 4.7-inch Android smartphone for $200.

| Aug 1, 2013 at 7:27 pm CDT

Today, the world finally got an official look at the long awaited Motorola Moto X. The new Android 4.2.2 smartphone features a 4.7-inch 1280 x 720 OLED display and is powered by a dual-core Snapdragon S4 Pro running at 1.7GHz. 2GB of RAM is present to keep things running nice and smooth, while 16GB or 32GB of internal storage is present for keeping all of your apps, photos, and files safe.

Motorola launches long awaited Moto X, features 24 hour battery life |

The Moto X will be available in unlocked developer editions as well as a Google Play edition that falls in line with the Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One. As rumored, the Moto X features Active Display Technology that delivers notifications to the screen even if the device is sleeping. Also present is the no-wake voice control that allows you to activate the phone without having to unlock the screen or push the wake button.

Photographic duties are handled by a 10-megapixel RGBC camera that features Quick Capture mode which helps you avoid missing important shots. Those who purchase the device will get 500GB of free storage added to their Google Drive. The new Moto X will retail for $200 on-contract at Sprint, AT&T, US Cellular, and Verizon.

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