Moto Maker is Santa's workshop for your custom-tailored Moto X, exclusive to AT&T

Moto Maker is Santa's workshop for your custom-tailored Moto X, exclusive to AT&T
Choose from 18 back colors, custom boot messages, 2 storage sizes, 7 accent colors, 16 unique wallpapers, engraving for the back cover, 2 front colors, the color of your charger and match the in-ear headphones with your Moto X - all this will be available for AT&T customers if they opt for the Moto Maker option upon purchase, instead of just getting the black or white ones in the store.

The way it works is you drag yourself to the nearest store, check out all colors with physical samples in there, pick your looks, and get a redemption card. These come in two versions, for 16 GB or 32 GB of internal memory, and you have to set a contract plan with the sales associate before you pay and take off.

Once home, scratch the redemption card for the PIN, and enter it at, then assemble your Frankenphone with the above options. Alternatively, you can just go to, and start from scratch, but you won't be able to see how the colors actually look outside of your monitor. Easy-peasy, and Motorols will ship your phone in just a few days, with all the bells and whistles you chose, depending on components availability. If you don't like the end result, you can return it to Moto or exchange it within 14 days for free (30 days in California).

Did we mention headphones? With Motomaker, you can get unique SOL REPUBLIC gear in the headband and cable color that matches your phone's color chosen. Awesome, ain't it? Coming to other carriers later on this year, says Moto.

Related phones

Moto X
  • 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. Android4u

Posts: 456; Member since: Aug 16, 2012

Wow really...exclusive to att... F*** you motorola and att

3. rtol1

Posts: 21; Member since: Jul 18, 2013

Something tells me that Motorola offered other carriers this option, but they decided not go with it... like Verizon.

4. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

AT&T always has the highest bids for exclusivity. Moto X won't go far because od price on contract and Moto Maker only for AT&T.

19. InspectorGadget80 unregistered


2. softfurryanus

Posts: 232; Member since: Jul 09, 2013

This. Looks. Amazing.

5. sorcio46

Posts: 435; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

Meanwhile in EU... nothing!

10. MrKoles

Posts: 368; Member since: Jan 20, 2013

I would choose Huawei Ascend P6 over this.

6. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011


8. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

All we get is "this year". So, within 4 months. It's kind of a bummer that Moto Maker is a AT&T exclusive. I hope they would allow unlocked buyers to use it as well, but it doesn't seem like it.

9. Commentator

Posts: 3723; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

I'm assuming you mean until Verizon gets it? I don't know, but knowing them they'll require the "custom engraving" to be a massive Verizon logo that lights up and flashes all sorts of neon colors. Also, backplate color options will be limited to red, black, and a slightly darker red.

7. Commentator

Posts: 3723; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

Title is misleading, Santa doesn't exist (believe me, I know).

11. DANTExphone888

Posts: 102; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

I'm going with the S4 over this because if you can only customize it on at&t, then why sell it on other carrier,and such a dreamcrusher(moto x)

13. DANTExphone888

Posts: 102; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Scratch that, it looks like Phonearena needs to update their website, because Moto Maker is coming to other carriers too.

15. roscuthiii

Posts: 2383; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

Hopefully... it would be one horrible move if only AT&T had access.

12. rob5150

Posts: 183; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

Did anyone else pick up on misprint on motox "more info" Web page. The one with all the pictures..? It said comes in two sizes 16mb or 32mb I thought I was back in windows 3.1 days

14. rob5150

Posts: 183; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

I should have screenshotted it. It's fixed now

16. persikon

Posts: 29; Member since: Jul 09, 2013

What's with the exclusivity, Optimus G pro, then Lumia 1020, now this? At least make it Verizon's, some of theirs are GSM factory unlocked.

17. GeekMovement unregistered

Exclusive to AT&T... well, that's hello Galaxy Note 3 for me. This device really had nothing aside from the customization options, but other than that, $199.99 2 year contract, no thanks.

18. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Getting sick and tired of AT&T exclusive 32GB and now this wood finish. how are u going too suppose MOTOROLA going too exceed it's sales surpassing Samsung/Apple AT&T? and what bout those on SPRINT T-Mobile

20. Forsaken77

Posts: 553; Member since: Jun 09, 2011

90% of the time, if there's any exclusivity involved, it's for AT&T. That's the main reason I stay with them; because they always have the best hardware. The network may suck, but at least I'll look good hitting redial.

21. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

I liked the custom-tailored Moto Xs.

22. Mobilephile

Posts: 171; Member since: Nov 25, 2012

Do people still sign their life away on freaking contracts?! Hahaha... it's 2013, idiots

23. TechDork

Posts: 404; Member since: May 10, 2010

Well, everyone can't afford to buy a smartphone at retail price off contract...idiot.

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