A look at the Moto X color options: where's orange?

A look at the Moto X color options: where's orange?
Obviously, one of the big things about the new Motorola Moto X is in the customization options. We have known for quite a while now that the Moto X would at least have customization options for different colors, though there aren't as many color options as we expected, although with the options to mix and match the front, back, and trim, it does add up nicely. But, really, there aren't as many color options as we would have liked for the back plate.

If you take a look at the color pinwheel for the Moto X, you might notice right away (as we did) that the choices of colors is somewhat odd. The colors available all look quite nice, but did the Moto X really need to have 3 different variants of white to choose from when there is no option for orange? That's right, check through all you want, there is no orange. 

The eighteen colors available (in the most basic, non-art school terms) are: white (x3), red (x2), pink (x2), purple (x2), foam green, yellow, green (x2), teal, blue (x2), and black (x2). We can understand brown being left out, because there will be options for wood grain, and that will cover the browns. We can even forgive the missing Carolina Blue, because at least there are blue options available. But obviously no one at Motorola ever went to Syracuse University, or else there would definitely be orange in there. 

What do you guys think about the color options? Are the colors you want represented? What other colors would you like to see?

source: Motorola

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  • Display 4.7" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 10 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro, Dual-core, 1700 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB
  • Battery 2200 mAh(13h talk time)



1. Kjayhawk

Posts: 294; Member since: Oct 07, 2010

Must be Jayhawk fans....

2. fistigons

Posts: 368; Member since: Feb 11, 2012

I like that blue color next to the 2 black ones.

3. yowanvista

Posts: 341; Member since: Sep 20, 2011

It's worth noting that only only AT&T customers will have access to additional color options, those on other carriers can choose from black and white.

4. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1251; Member since: Aug 13, 2010

ew what is that color between the two pink ones?

8. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Beige/eggshell maybe?

16. rgxVOiD

Posts: 440; Member since: Aug 30, 2012

Pastel Pink? I like it as a color, not as a phone color

5. Jklaz

Posts: 159; Member since: Jul 01, 2013

Orange honestly would be an ugly color to have as a phone

17. rgxVOiD

Posts: 440; Member since: Aug 30, 2012

Except for the good ol' SE Walkman phones

6. discoshrew

Posts: 8; Member since: Dec 09, 2010

grey please...

7. laheelahee

Posts: 213; Member since: Apr 09, 2012

Samsung, take notice.. Release all colors at the same time!

9. EclipseGSX

Posts: 1777; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

I'll take the poop brown one please!

10. roscuthiii

Posts: 2383; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

Perhaps that carrier, Orange, requested exclusivity using an orange Moto X handset?

11. Atlas

Posts: 158; Member since: Apr 15, 2012

Damn, I can't get one to match my hair colour.

12. snowgator

Posts: 3621; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

Miracle there is a green option. That scores points in my book.

18. ncarlosmiguel

Posts: 206; Member since: May 14, 2013

Yes, the green beside the yellow.

13. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

That was the color i was going too choose when or if i buy the X PHONE

14. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Orange color: I'll come soon :) I liked all colors especially blue one beside blacks and black and white with truss patterns.

15. a_tumiwa

Posts: 393; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

that two white colors and grey-white are too similar, better remove one and change to orange and yeah i think light pink is good option for ladies

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