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



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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33 Comments

1. vijay.alapati

Posts: 181; Member since: Jan 08, 2015

too big, u can never get it right moto

5. Mxyzptlk unregistered

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

30. Niva.

Posts: 440; Member since: Jan 05, 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The X is fine, though it's always outdated.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.

32. erikiksaz

Posts: 170; Member since: Apr 22, 2010

How was the 2014 X outdated?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

16. willzzz

Posts: 36; Member since: May 27, 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?

29. waddup121 unregistered

Moto LOL

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.

4. fyahking

Posts: 1146; Member since: Jan 28, 2015

S6, m9?

8. Browndynamite

Posts: 21; Member since: Jun 01, 2015

U wot m7+1?

10. TyrionLannister unregistered

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

13. willzzz

Posts: 36; Member since: May 27, 2015

Meh, wait for the new LG Nexus.

31. Niva.

Posts: 440; Member since: Jan 05, 2015

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

24. SamDH1

Posts: 419; Member since: Apr 21, 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....

3. kozza3

Posts: 778; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

maybe its a moto+ max ultra

6. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Welcome to like two generations ago Motorola.

7. camera531

Posts: 346; Member since: Jun 30, 2012

Wow, they remade the Nexus 6...

15. willzzz

Posts: 36; Member since: May 27, 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.

9. Tondern

Posts: 164; Member since: Feb 23, 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.

11. ABC_123

Posts: 49; Member since: Jul 11, 2014

Looks like Lumia

12. ezMoney

Posts: 18; Member since: Dec 13, 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!

14. tomachas

Posts: 2; Member since: May 04, 2015

Way too big for a human being.

17. NotAGeek

Posts: 279; Member since: Jan 26, 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

18. mokhtar

Posts: 405; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

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

19. athos07m

Posts: 137; Member since: Apr 22, 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).

20. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Lol that's huge

21. Spedez

Posts: 542; Member since: Aug 29, 2014

Now they are ripping of Lumias?

23. PorkyBurger

Posts: 585; Member since: May 18, 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.

25. ldenningjr

Posts: 15; Member since: Apr 20, 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

26. Konsento

Posts: 139; Member since: Apr 10, 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

27. Cheezwiz

Posts: 500; Member since: Dec 29, 2014

carrier exclusives? Piss off!

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