First Moto X ad due tomorrow is all about freedom to customize. 'Merica!
0. phoneArena 02 Jul 2013, 16:03 posted on
We're likely getting close to the release of the Motorola Moto X, which our source has consistently said would be released in July. Now, there's a new ad that has leaked out that looks to be the first ad for the Moto X. It is a full page ad that is obviously due to run tomorrow, and it's all about freedom in 'Merica!...
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1. jaytai0106 (Posts: 1888; Member since: 30 Mar 2011)
It would be awesome if I can pick up everything that goes into a phone!! It's going to great :D
27. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)
I would like:
4Gb Ram Ddr3
Omap5 A15x4 at 2.5Ghz or Tegra 4
Sapphire glass front Carbon Fibre back
4000 Mah battery
Built in Amp digital superb clarity speakers
100hz refresh frame rates
20Mp Sony Exmoor RS sensors with 3x optical zoom
Carl Zeiss optics
5mp front camera
Thank you Motorola
37. mafiaprinc3 (Posts: 540; Member since: 07 May 2012)
sound like a dream phone,good luck with that
38. thelegend6657 (unregistered)
Why don't you stick this up your own a**hole ?
Total overkill and not gonna happen
Maybe you will have to wait for 1 year more
46. flynfree (Posts: 374; Member since: 09 Jun 2013)
That's too much for mid to high end phone, plus $350 of price.
47. Commentator (Posts: 3704; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)
Eh, everyone's such a Debbie Downer today. I think it would be awesome if we could build phones the same way we can build PCs. Unnecessary power and extremely expensive: what's more American than that?
63. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 3108; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)
with a 600 dollar on contract price tag to boot, lol
66. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4275; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)
You're asking for a bit too much here, Troll, you can't expect every new phone that comes out to completely break the barrier on specs like you always do.
64 GB of storage is reasonable
4 GB of RAM is pretty far away
OMAP seems to be out of the game, the only A15 based processors they have are dual core, and Tegra 4 doesn't seem ready for consumer devices
For a 5" display to have 570 ppi you would need a 2560x1440 display (580 ppi), and that shouldn't be here until next year or the year after, way too soon for the Moto X launch.
Sapphire glass is still pretty expensive, so manufacturers probably wouldn't use it.
The SGX554MP4 is strictly for tablets. Way to power hungry for phones, even with Motorola's Maxx batteries. If they do use a next gen SoC that features PowerVR, I would think it would be from the Rogue series and be dual core.
I actually would like to believe that Motorola would raise their Maxx status. 3,300 mAh is still insane, but after 2 years I want them to make an advancement.
Good speakers and triple mics are reasonable
Not sure about the 100 Hz refresh rate
I would welcome the camera if Sony would be willing to sell it to Motorola.
83. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)
What do you think....
86. Daftama (Posts: 619; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)
Thats a serious price but market would be very limited to that pricing
2. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)
MOTOROLA IS BACK!
3. khaldoon (Posts: 62; Member since: 17 May 2013)
If they can actually mange to get the right screen size , a good design , an attractive UI, and the best hardware available udder hood . Moto will simply role the android market !
4. AMDPhenomX4 (Posts: 48; Member since: 06 Apr 2013)
The people are making an XI and XI is roman numerals for 11, so perhaps July 11th it will be out?
8. AnotherOne (Posts: 15; Member since: 04 Jul 2012)
You my friend, are genius. That's very possible. But you never know , it could just be a picture of two people jumping in a lake.
9. Dr.Phil (Posts: 1217; Member since: 14 Feb 2011)
It could either be that or it could just be them showing two people jumping into a lake and being different in how they are doing it.
5. PermanentHiatus (Posts: 267; Member since: 22 Jun 2012)
Designed AND assembled in the U.S.A.
Definitely a jab at Apple.
10. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5711; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)
or just a point of pride which it should be for an American Company.
12. TheLolGuy (Posts: 483; Member since: 05 Mar 2013)
Exactly. Can't they just rally the Americans together to celebrate?
Does it always have to be about Apple? Not every advertisement has to have a negative spin on it.
14. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 13555; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)
You know the iPhone and iDevices are designed in the US? They are only assembled elsewhere where labor is cheap and expendable.
21. Commentator (Posts: 3704; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)
Of course he knows Apple products are designed here. Thanks to their new corn-ball ads how could anyone NOT know that they're "Designed in California"? (A fake tear just rolled down my face just from thinking about those ads.)
That doesn't stop what Moto's doing from being a DEFINITE jab at Apple, given their recent aforementioned ad-campaign + the Fourth o' July coming up. Appealing to the American appeal to "made in the USA" is generally a pretty good move.
26. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 13555; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)
Just because something isn't made in America doesn't mean it isn't quality. A lot of luxurious things people enjoy aren't American made. Swiss watches aren't made in America. Royals Royce isn't made in America.
Most of our most "reliable" cars are not made in America, or at least based in America.
Motorola can take as many jabs as they want but they will soon see that being "made in America" is just a slogan than costs more to maintain than the limited benefit it provides.
29. Commentator (Posts: 3704; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)
Don't forget: now that Moto is a "Google Company" they can afford to sell these things at losses. Google doesn't strike me as a company too concerned about losing a few hundred million dollars if they can explore a newly formed market segment (i.e. "build-a-phone"). A lot more goes into this than merely the bottom line of the balance sheet.
32. Commentator (Posts: 3704; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)
Er, bottom line of the income statement I mean. Sorry, it's been a while since I've done any accounting.
54. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 13555; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)
They're only able to do that because they have a monopoly in the search and advertising market. They make billions off advertising, searching, and other related business models. If they were someone like Samsung, GE, or any business that has competition, they wouldn't be able to sustain that model of business for very long.
Let's not forget they have poor distribution since they can not seem to fulfill orders in a timely manner as seen with the Nexus 7 and the Nexus 4.
57. Commentator (Posts: 3704; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)
To your first paragraph: so?
To your second one: these distribution methods are also products of ASUS and LG's handling of the situation, not just Google's. I'm not saying the Moto X will be any different, but I'll give them the benefit of the doubt until proven otherwise.