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Motorola Moto X released in the UK - earlier than expected

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Motorola Moto X released in the UK - earlier than expected

A couple of weeks ago, when Motorola announced that it would bring the Moto X to Europe, it said that the handset would be available starting February. Luckily for customers in the UK, Phones4U is selling the smartphone as of today, offering both the black and the white versions (the latter is exclusive to Phones4U).

There are several options available to buy the Moto X in the UK. You can get it SIM-free for £389.95 (that’s $646 in US currency), on Pay As You Go for £379.95 ($629), or on contract, for as low as £25 ($41) per month.

Other retailers in the UK, France and Germany should start selling the Moto X on February 1.

Running Android 4.4 KitKat out of the box, the Moto X features a 4.7-inch 720p AMOLED screen, Touchless Control, Active Display, LTE connectivity, 10MP rear camera, 2GB of RAM, a dual-core 1.7GHz Snapdragon processor (integrated into what Motorola calls an X8 Mobile Computing System), and a 2,200 mAh battery. For more details about the smartphone you can check out our Moto X review, and you can even take a look at our Moto X vs. Moto G vs. Nexus 5 specs comparison.

source: Phones4U via Android Central

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posted on 29 Jan 2014, 06:43 1

1. PapaSmurf (Posts: 8300; Member since: 14 May 2012)


It's priced higher than what it is in the US..

Sidenote - Customized and bought a black and red Moto X last night for $320 after the promo code. Can't wait a whole week! :(

posted on 29 Jan 2014, 08:55

2. XperiaFanZone (Posts: 1320; Member since: 21 Sep 2012)


Everything (almost) in the UK cost higher than in the US. I bought the 16GB Nexus 5 for £300. $200 more than what it costs in the US. But it's worth it.

posted on 29 Jan 2014, 08:59

3. XperiaFanZone (Posts: 1320; Member since: 21 Sep 2012)


$150 *

posted on 29 Jan 2014, 09:11 1

4. __0__ (banned) (Posts: 242; Member since: 07 Jan 2014)


Tax sucks

posted on 29 Jan 2014, 09:17

5. XperiaFanZone (Posts: 1320; Member since: 21 Sep 2012)


That depends.

And if it's only with the tax added, it would have cost $420 but there's more to it than the tax, and IDK what it is.

posted on 29 Jan 2014, 10:24

6. Augustine (Posts: 719; Member since: 28 Sep 2013)


Probably because it includes the British standard 20% VAT, when it comes down to about $525, which is still over 50% more expensive than stateside.

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