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Image of third-generation Motorola Moto X surfaces (UPDATE)

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A wood backed version of the third-generation Motorola Moto X has allegedly leaked. The image of the phone is said to have been disguised in order to prevent the source from getting into trouble. Before we start talking about the specs, we suggest that you head over to the spice rack and take this all with a grain of salt.

According to this new leak, the third-generation Motorola Moto X will come with a 5.64-inch screen with a resolution of 1440 x 2560. An unknown Snapdragon chipset is under the hood with 3GB of RAM inside and 21GB of native storage available to the user. While not confirmed, a Type C USB port could be on board. Stereo speakers grace the handset. The phone will be offered in Plastic, Wood, Leather and an unnamed new material. Android 5.1.1 is pre-installed

It's not too surprising that images and specs relating to the third-gen Moto X have started circulating. After all, we recently saw the third-generation Motorola Moto G accidentally listed on Flipkart, and a phone that could be the third-generation Motorola Moto E recently received Bluetooth Certification.

Motorola is apparently working on its next-gen Moto models and we could see some more leaks popping up soon.


Thanks for the tip!

source: TotalTech

UPDATE: We have some new information to share related to this leak Apparently, there will be two versions of the third-generation Moto X. One variant with a 5.7-inch QHD screen will be a Verizon exclusive. The other model will feature a 5.2-inch QHD panel.

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posted on 04 Jun 2015, 00:35 5

1. vijay.alapati (Posts: 139; Member since: 08 Jan 2015)


too big, u can never get it right moto

posted on 04 Jun 2015, 01:09

5. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 13011; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)


They haven't been able to get the X right since they started making them.

posted on 04 Jun 2015, 10:22 2

30. Niva. (Posts: 423; Member since: 05 Jan 2015)


The X is fine, though it's always outdated. Their Verizon exclusives are the dumbest financial move ever though.

On another note, QHD at 5.2 will be a no-thank you.

If the price of the Nexus 6 stays at about $500, they'll have a huge problem competing against themselves.

posted on 05 Jun 2015, 00:58

32. erikiksaz (Posts: 170; Member since: 22 Apr 2010)


How was the 2014 X outdated? It had the same SD801 as all the other 2014 flagships at a lower price point.

posted on 04 Jun 2015, 02:12 1

16. willzzz (Posts: 33; Member since: 27 May 2015)


Don't forget this earlier story: "Motorola is working on a pair of Snapdragon 808 & 810-powered QHD smartphones for Verizon" (can't post links)

This seems to be the Moto "Clark" and the Moto "Kinzie" should come with top specs but a smaller screen.

Maybe everyone will be happy after all?

posted on 04 Jun 2015, 09:46

29. waddup121 (unregistered)


Moto LOL

posted on 04 Jun 2015, 00:38 4

2. TyrionLannister (unregistered)


Another phablet. Noooooooooo

Last year, we had 4 'phone' flagships. Namely; S5, M8, Z2 and Moto X 2014. This year, we don't have a Z4 yet and Moto X is going phablet.

This is depressing.

posted on 04 Jun 2015, 00:43

4. fyahking (Posts: 859; Member since: 28 Jan 2015)


S6, m9?

posted on 04 Jun 2015, 01:28 1

8. Browndynamite (Posts: 21; Member since: 01 Jun 2015)


U wot m7+1?

posted on 04 Jun 2015, 01:46 2

10. TyrionLannister (unregistered)


That's what I'm saying. 4 is reduced to 2. Less choices are not good.

posted on 04 Jun 2015, 02:00 1

13. willzzz (Posts: 33; Member since: 27 May 2015)


Meh, wait for the new LG Nexus.

posted on 04 Jun 2015, 10:25

31. Niva. (Posts: 423; Member since: 05 Jan 2015)


I have faith that they'll get the Nexus right, hope they stick to 1080 on the smaller device.

posted on 04 Jun 2015, 06:15

24. SamDH1 (Posts: 419; Member since: 21 Apr 2015)


Yet to see the new Nexus, which will be smaller, and with M on board, I think will be phone of the year, and the one I'm waiting for atm....

posted on 04 Jun 2015, 00:42

3. kozza3 (Posts: 698; Member since: 17 Oct 2012)


maybe its a moto+ max ultra

posted on 04 Jun 2015, 01:10

6. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 13011; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)


Welcome to like two generations ago Motorola.

posted on 04 Jun 2015, 01:15

7. camera531 (Posts: 344; Member since: 30 Jun 2012)


Wow, they remade the Nexus 6...

posted on 04 Jun 2015, 02:06

15. willzzz (Posts: 33; Member since: 27 May 2015)


Personally there is a big difference between a 6" and a 5.64" phone, especially if we get nice small bezels.

6" is just too big, 5.64" is still big but will probably fit nicely in both the pocket and the hand. But yeah, the sweet spot is probably a little lower.

posted on 04 Jun 2015, 01:40

9. Tondern (Posts: 115; Member since: 23 Feb 2015)


Come on Motorola convince my to buy the new Moto X instead of Note 5. By including a Qualcomm chipset you're not off to a good start.

posted on 04 Jun 2015, 01:54

11. ABC_123 (Posts: 48; Member since: 11 Jul 2014)


Looks like Lumia

posted on 04 Jun 2015, 01:54

12. ezMoney (Posts: 15; Member since: 13 Dec 2013)


Why can't no-one get their flagship right?! Only coming close is Samsung, but s**tty battery and no SD card...rest all too big or some other failure..... 5,1 inch, SD, replaceable battery, snapdrag 810 or new Exynos, water resistant, 3500 mAH battery, Quad HD and 32GB minimum onboard --- whoever makes that has my money!

posted on 04 Jun 2015, 02:05

14. tomachas (Posts: 2; Member since: 04 May 2015)


Way too big for a human being.

posted on 04 Jun 2015, 02:20

17. NotAGeek (Posts: 279; Member since: 26 Jan 2014)


It's seems like phone technology have gone backwards.
In the 80's available commercial phones are a size of a brick.
As technology advances,phones got smaller and smaller,until it reached the smallest size (in the mid 2000's).And then after that everything grew bigger in size.
Stop this nonsense

posted on 04 Jun 2015, 02:25

18. mokhtar (Posts: 405; Member since: 06 Jan 2014)


the size must be between 5.0 to 5.2 inches
we are humans not dinosaurs

posted on 04 Jun 2015, 02:32

19. athos07m (Posts: 71; Member since: 22 Apr 2012)


I really hope the screen size is fake: if the 560dpi (not ppi, but still) is correct, that would still make it a 5,2" inch like the Moto Maxx (QHD @ 5.2" is 565ppi). Even the X'14 is too wide for a 5.2" phone (see Nubia Z9 for reference).

posted on 04 Jun 2015, 02:35

20. Taters (banned) (Posts: 6474; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


Lol that's huge

posted on 04 Jun 2015, 04:29 1

21. Spedez (Posts: 450; Member since: 29 Aug 2014)


Now they are ripping of Lumias?

posted on 04 Jun 2015, 04:43 3

23. PorkyBurger (Posts: 585; Member since: 18 May 2013)


WOW the back plate actually looks very decent - I didn't like the looks of 2nd gen X, but this is damn sweet. Nice one Moto.

posted on 04 Jun 2015, 07:02

25. ldenningjr (Posts: 15; Member since: 20 Apr 2014)


The second generation moto x was supposed to have a finger print sensor where that logo was. I talked to some big wigs from Motorola and lenovo. The company they were it talks with went under some huge investigation or something and they lost faith in the company

posted on 04 Jun 2015, 07:41

26. Konsento (Posts: 125; Member since: 10 Apr 2015)


Dudes, dudes this is probably a seperate phablet they're making, like a replacement for the Nexus 6 or something...
I believe Rick Osterloh or someone at Motorola already said they were content with the 5.2" screen size... lol

posted on 04 Jun 2015, 08:58

27. Cheezwiz (Posts: 430; Member since: 29 Dec 2014)


carrier exclusives? Piss off!

posted on 04 Jun 2015, 09:03

28. Pattyface (Posts: 1612; Member since: 20 Aug 2014)


5.2 is to small for my liking.. why is vzn getting the bigger one??

posted on 07 Jun 2015, 09:02 1

33. Af1rPA (Posts: 688; Member since: 12 Jun 2014)


Lol TK Tech News. Last year that clown claimed he paid 25K for the 2014 Moto X leak. All he did was wrap a 2013 Moto X in cling wrap.

posted on 10 Jun 2015, 07:47

34. bartleby (Posts: 1; Member since: 08 Jan 2015)


TK is a total fraud. Google "TK Tech News fraud" for some pertinent information.

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