Fully assembled Motorola Moto X leaks, all black

Fully assembled Motorola Moto X leaks, all black
The Motorola Moto X is said to mark a switch from the current focus on hardware and specs in smartphones and Android in particular to more of a discussion about functionality. Still, hardware matters and looks do too, and that’s why we've excitingly followed leaks and rumors about the upcoming Moto X.

This latest leak coming from China finally shows a fully assembled Moto X for the first time. This is the black color version. Just as on previous leaks, you’d notice the signature three-line speaker grill on the back, the centered camera with single LED flash and Motorola’s logo below it.

You’d also notice the phone has got its 3.5mm headphone jack centered on top and its second microphone right next to it.

What we can say is the obvious - the plastic on the Moto X looks a bit on the cheap side, but it’s at least a matte one so it won’t catch fingerprints. We have already seen back plates of the handset come in different colors, so that should be an awesome way to refresh the looks of it.


source: Weibo

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Moto X
  • Display 4.7 inches
    1280 x 720 pixels
  • Camera 10 MP (Single camera)
    2 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro, 2GB RAM
  • Storage 16GB,
  • Battery 2200 mAh
  • OS Android 5.1 Lollipop

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38 Comments

38. shomiyato

Posts: 1; Member since: Jul 16, 2013

If the phone is assembled in Texas... then why are the leaks coming from a Chinese site?

34. kabhijeet.16

Posts: 897; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

Its not Moto X. the camera lenses has a 10.5 MP with Carl-zeiss written on it...

22. mottykels

Posts: 387; Member since: May 15, 2013

Uglyyyyyyy

19. bnick25

Posts: 38; Member since: May 05, 2013

We already have a nice phone at 300 the nexus 4.i dont this phone could be better, Motorola prove me wrong please

16. aayupanday

Posts: 582; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

Why is this phone leaking from China when Motorola already stated last week that this would be an "All American" device??? It was supposed to be designed, assembled & modified in the United States...

17. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Maybe they wised up and realized "made in America" is just a slogan with an expensive price tag on it.

21. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

It's not expensive to make things here in America, it just means less padding for CEO pockets. The more millions they can save overseas, the bigger the mansion they can build. We got to stop blaming American workers for CEO greed.

31. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

You know why that's expensive? Safety, working reasonable hours, being treated humanely. If 1/10 of the stuff that happened in those Chinese factories happened here, there'd be an uproar because we treat our citizens as valuable, not disposable. But then you sound like someone who'd prefer something made by workers treated badly to save yourself $20.

25. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

I could be wrong here, but if memory serves me correctly, I think it said "Assembled in America". If that's the case then I'm sure everything was manufactured overseas with just the final assembly here in the US. Carefully worded ad to evoke American pride in Moto's devices. I really hope that it's "All American" because God knows we need the jobs, but I have very little faith in American companies to do what will help Americans.

28. roldefol

Posts: 4745; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

It's still worth noting though. And it's not at all uncommon in the manufacturing world. Look at the window sticker of any car in the US. They have to specify % US, % Japan, % China etc. parts, engine source, and final assembly location. Similarly, for the Moto X they'll manufacture the components all over Asia, then assemble the final product here. It's a global economy, we shouldn't expect more than marginal US manufacturing.

32. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

Very true!

15. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Yeah plastic but looks good though, I want poly carbonate uni body.

10. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

13. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

First... PA already posted this, so yeah! Second... What does this link have to do with the Moto X?

14. abcdefgh

Posts: 471; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

you heard it right. PA is soooooo laaaaaaaate

20. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

Youre always free to get your news some place else if PA's speed is a problem. Some of us come here for a different perspective on the tech we like, not for get it now, get it fast reporting.

8. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Whoa, looks massive, hopefully sporting a good sized battery and large camera sensor.

7. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Not bad!

6. abcdefgh

Posts: 471; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

it looks quite cheap n chubby. but if it comes at 300$ as rumoured its quite a good deal

29. tomn1ce

Posts: 248; Member since: Mar 12, 2012

If they made it chubby to put in it a massive battery I don't mind the thickness. I prefer for the phone to last me all day, then to be made thin and have me searching for a plug by mid day.

30. NexusPhan

Posts: 632; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

This is the cheap(er), international, dual SIM variant of the Moto X. The 'main stream' one is thinner with what seems to be a higher quality plastic. The speaker is on the other side (to make room for the second SIM card) which is the giveaway here.

33. Vietnamm

Posts: 1; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

If what you said is correct, and the photo above is the motorola X, than this phone leaked by vietnam website (in march) is really the motorola X. Here's the video (with english subtitle) youtube.com/watch?v=3x8eKBFttro The specs matches what the evleaks says (1.7 GHz dual-core, 720p screen, 2gb ram.) Very mediocre specs. So thumbs up for the vietnam website!

36. NexusPhan

Posts: 632; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

Yup. You are correct. I've seen that video many times before. It make sense considering Motorola said they were sick of the spec race and would use features to differentiate itself, not a spec race.

4. surethom

Posts: 1780; Member since: Mar 04, 2009

I so so wish companies would STOP putting speaker on the back is very bad design. I hope the Camera is excellent in day light & low light then this could be my next phone, I dont like all these Massive 5" screen phones.

11. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

That's what I'm looking at too is the camera. Wish they would show the front.

27. roldefol

Posts: 4745; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Yeah, but if this is to be an affordable phone ($300-400 US unlocked), should we expect a stellar camera, or just adequate?

2. smallworld

Posts: 537; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

As they say in France : bof...

3. Victor.H

Posts: 1129; Member since: May 27, 2011

Ha, got me checking French slang, did not know this one! The real story with the Moto X is about customization, though, keep that in mind.

5. FlushGordon unregistered

I don't see the point of hardware customization tbh, why can't they just slap the most powerful hardware there is ATM and come up with a really competitive price Customers care only for one thing, and that is the price...if it's really worth what they're spending

23. VLaRueC

Posts: 189; Member since: Dec 18, 2012

How many kids do you have? Daughters, more specifically. Most kids (and diva wives) care about style. Price has little to do with it...

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