Another fake Motorola X Phone render comes out

It almost feels like people aren't trying anymore when they put out renders designed to look like highly anticipated new phones that are on the way. One look at this newest image, and your brain almost starts to scream "FAKE!" But, that's the way it goes. People are excited about the Motorola X Phone, so someone will try to make a render that looks real enough to fool some people.

Whoever made it had at least some attention to detail by putting in today's date (maybe just to remind them when they wanted to "leak" the image), but then other parts of the design look like no attention was paid at all. First of all, there's no earpiece, which is kind of an important feature that helps make a smartphone a phone. Also, while the design does use the stock icons for the apps, it uses the MotoBlur navigation icons. We heard that MotoBlur won't be completely gone, but we doubt that the navigation keys would be different. 

We'd like to see a real leak of the Motorola X Phone, but this most certainly isn't it. It's an interesting idea for the design though. Maybe once Moto/Google moves past the old materials, we'll see something similar to this hardware.

source: GSMArena



1. TechBizJP08

Posts: 495; Member since: Mar 25, 2013

gsmarena posted differently. hehe

19. jcarrigan unregistered

Its a damn shame too because this phone looks kinda cool lol

2. Amasoo

Posts: 8; Member since: Mar 25, 2013

the heck is this !!

3. CanYouSeeTheLight

Posts: 1122; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

A very amateur render?

20. sid07desai

Posts: 290; Member since: May 03, 2012

look at the bezel. this is impossible. even with today's tech.

21. maxspecs

Posts: 37; Member since: Aug 29, 2012

almost no bezel

4. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1245; Member since: Aug 13, 2010

Itd be pretty funny if this turned out to be the real thing

5. ckoch125

Posts: 193; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Looks like a Sony device with moto slapped on front

17. aokde

Posts: 186; Member since: Jul 09, 2012

yup, like the xperia arc to be precise.

6. projectmole86

Posts: 10; Member since: Jan 17, 2012

the time is wrong it says 9:02 on the clock but 9:04 in the top right and the date is usually the launch date not the current date on mock ups

7. lallolu

Posts: 732; Member since: Sep 18, 2012

Nöt neccessarily, HTC for example always have the time on their mock ups set to 10:08

8. ghostkilla1388

Posts: 50; Member since: Jun 11, 2012

Hope it comes to sprint.....

9. ebubekir26

Posts: 337; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

pffff can't delete my comment wtf is this !

29. rgxVOiD

Posts: 440; Member since: Aug 30, 2012

This is PhoneArena

30. highonandroid

Posts: 19; Member since: Mar 06, 2013

so ??

10. siluro

Posts: 46; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Even if it is fake, it looks really good, Motorola should take some hints from this render.

11. bohdan4ik13 unregistered

Fake :)

13. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Ok if it is fake then why is it a news item?

14. MichaelHeller

Posts: 2734; Member since: May 26, 2011

Because other sites haven't reported it as an outright fake, and we don't want people believing bad information.

15. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Ok i asked because i rarely go to other sites :)

33. TechBizJP08

Posts: 495; Member since: Mar 25, 2013

well said man.

16. thephoneofi

Posts: 23; Member since: Mar 24, 2013

Looks tempting

18. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

MMMM, I kinda dig the desing

22. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

I hate fake phones

24. nexusalltheway

Posts: 69; Member since: Nov 28, 2012

Glad this is fake lol

25. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Another day, another fake MOTO......

26. terabyteRouser

Posts: 457; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

bad photoshop

27. WyclefJean

Posts: 44; Member since: Mar 05, 2013

Exactly..the time is different in the status bar and the widget

28. AppleConspiracy

Posts: 637; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Michael, it's nice to see someone doesn't approach journalism with the same parasitical-viral method most people do just to be the part of the hype. And most importantly, the critical-mental and visual capacity to distinguish fake renders among leaks seems to be smaller every day in news media, so this is another quality instance you bring to this site. This Motorola "render" (not even render in terms of 3D, but primitive Photoshop play) screams about it's amateur nature on so many levels that I'm suprised other sites have even published this, not to mention saying about any doubts on the matter when they did.

31. straywish

Posts: 13; Member since: Dec 03, 2012

if it is motox then i will buy nokia 3310 instead :)

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