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March 18, 2014

Google-Motorola designed "Moto X" finally launching in India today [ Rs.23,999 for 16 GB Black / White versions ]




The First flagship smartphone of the erstwhile Google-Motorola merger, the Moto X is finally coming to India this week. This news comes in the backdrop of the successful launch of the company's budget high-end phone Moto G, in India a month ago.

The E-commerce giant Flipkart.com will once again be the exclusive seller of the Moto X as it did with the Moto G a month ago.

So with almost 2,50,000 dual-sim units of Moto G sold in India since launch, will the Moto X also be a hit ?

Update: 5000 units in Stock before launch ! Buy now. 3000 Black & 2000 White.

Update 27 Mar 2014:
Walnut & Teak wood variants have arrived. 3,993 units available for buying. 




Moto X Specifications: ( There is more to the phone than written on Paper )


Model No: AP3261AE7K8 / AP3267AD1K8

Name: XT1052 (Moto X) 16GB

Code name: Motorola Ghost


Release date: January 2014

Dimensions: 65.3 x 129.4 x 10.4 mm


Weight: 130 gms

OS: Android 4.4.2 (Kitkat)


Processors and Chip-set:

CPU: 1.728 GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro Dual-Core Krait-300 + Natural Language Processor core + Contextual Core

System-on-Chip (SoC): MSM8960DT

GPU: Adreno 320 Quad-Core (WUXGA/1080p) at 400 MHz


Memory and Storage:

RAM: 2 GB dual-channel 500 MHz LPDDR2

ROM: 16 GB (out of which around 12.3 GB user accessible Internal Storage)


Display Technology:

Type: Color Super AMOLED display (True RGB color) 

Screen: Corning Gorilla Glass

Color depth: 24 bit per pixel

Diagonal display: 4.7" (119 mm)

Resolution: 720 x 1280

Pixel density: 313.5 pixels/inch (PPI)

Video Out: Wireless Display Support (with MIRACAST or wireless display)


Audio:

Channels: Stereo sound

Microphones(s): Stereo sound

Loudspeaker(s): Stereo sound

Audio-Out: 3.5 mm Stereo sound


Connectivity:

Cellular Networks: GSM: 850/900/1800/1900 UMTS: 850/900/1900/2100

Cellular Data: GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+

Secondary cellular: LTE 1800/2600/800 (Will work in India when Airtel & Reliance JIO bring up 1800 MHz LTE later this year )

Secondary cellular data: LTE


USB: micro-USB 2.0 connector

Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.0

WLAN: a/b/g/n/ac Dual-band (2.4/5 GHz), Wifi Hotspot

FM Radio : Not Available 

GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS


Camera (Rear facing):

Sensor: CMOS (BSI Sensor gives better light sensitivity)

Resolution: 10.51 MP with Flash LED, Auto Focus and zoom

Focal Length/Aperture: f/2.4

Video Recording: 1920 x 1080 at 30 FPS


Camera (Front facing):

Sensor: CMOS (BSI)

Resolution: 2.07 MP

Video Recording: 1920 x 1080 at 30 FPS


Battery: 2200 mAh

Sensors:

Digital Compass, Proximity, Gyroscope, Light sensor, Temperature sensor, Barometer (Pressure)


Additional Features:

DLNA, HDR photo and Video, face detection, smile detection, NFC

Exclusive Features:

Active Display, Touch less Control through voice commands & gestures, Quick camera feature and Curved design with back cover grip.

The Moto X uses 2 dedicated processor cores for the functioning of touch-less control:

1) Natural Language Processor: This core processes the voice commands and handles various tasks given by the user.

2) Contextual processor: It works intelligently to prioritize or discard various tasks based on the pattern of use by the user.

Both cores are designed in the X8 computing system for efficient battery usage while the "always listening" voice command module runs.

The user can say "Ok Google Now" anytime to give voice commands to the Moto X.



Update: The Moto X launched on 19 March 2014 via www.flipkart.com (Exclusive Seller)

Note: Only Black & White models will be available for shipping now, other 3 colors and Wood back models will be available for pre-order. They will be delivered in the second week of April 2014.


Price on Flipkart: Rs.23,999 with Offers (for Black/White/Royal Blue/ Cherry Red/Turquoise) 

Rs.25,999 for Wood back models (Teak finish & Walnut finish) [Note that it's actual wood backs]

From left: Teak finish & Walnut finish

Launch Day Offers announced by Flipkart for Moto X purchase:

1) Rs.1000 cash back (Store Credit)


Offer valid only for ICICI & HDFC cards and 6 months EMI.

Interest for ICICI is 13%. So around Rs.918 Extra on Moto X price of Rs.23,999. makes it Rs.24,917

i.e Rs.24,917 divide by 6 months = Rs. 4152 per month EMI


2) 70 % off on Moto X Covers


3) 10 Lucky buyers get 100 % Cash back (Store credit)








  



 
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