Moto X (2015) should be released around August / September, suggests Motorola President

Moto X (2015) should be released around August / September, suggests Motorola President
Believe it or not, the second-generation Moto X (pictured) is now six months old, and a new model should be released sometime later this year. But when exactly? Well, we don't know exactly when, but it looks like it won't happen in the first half of the year (in case anyone was expecting this).

Rick Osterloh, Motorola's President, today confirmed that the company's trying "to stay on a roughly annual cycle for all of our products, including Moto X." Since the previous Moto X models were introduced in August and September, respectively, that's when we should expect to see the third-gen Moto X.

Last month, Motorola and Qualcomm confirmed that a new Moto flagship smartphone powered by a Snapdragon 810 processor would be introduced this year. Most likely, this will be the next-gen Moto X (unless things somehow take a surprising turn). If a recent rumor is to be believed, the new Moto X could be "smarter than any other smartphone", though for now we don't know what that might mean.

Just like the current Moto X, the upcoming Motorola flagship smartphone should be customizable via Moto Maker, running near stock Android (probably the latest version that will be available at the time of its launch). Well, we're looking forward to seeing what Motorola can do with its next flagship.


source: Rick Osterloh / Twitter

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14 Comments

1. murron

Posts: 162; Member since: Jun 10, 2014

hope it doesn't have the 810. it sucks

13. osbert

Posts: 125; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

few times I've seen people bashing the 810, and you seem to have 6 people that agree with you... could I ask what it is that you feel it is about it that sucks?

14. murron

Posts: 162; Member since: Jun 10, 2014

Well, it may be due to other things than the SD810, but I believe it is what causes the htc one m9 to have poor battery life compared to what it could have.

2. chistoefur

Posts: 103; Member since: Nov 05, 2012

This, or the next Nexus, will certainly be my next phone. Really enjoying the fact I'm already running 5.1 before even some Nexus devices.

3. waddup121 unregistered

I'm still yet to see a phone with an S808 chipset...I'd be nice if they choose to use that.

4. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

Hopefully they come out with a 4.7" variant, I can't imagine using anything bigger than my trusty Moto X (2013)...

6. shead202

Posts: 52; Member since: Nov 02, 2013

Rick Osterloh said he isn't going to do that and he's content with the current size of 5.2 inches

5. Awalker

Posts: 1986; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

Fix the GD camera.

7. Spedez

Posts: 542; Member since: Aug 29, 2014

Let me guess, 0.2" bigger screen, +2MPix for the camera, aand...that's about it.

8. boosook

Posts: 1442; Member since: Nov 19, 2012

please, wait for the 815.

9. Af1rPA

Posts: 712; Member since: Jun 12, 2014

They have one job and thats to get the damn camera(s) right! They're gonna stuff it up aren't they? Sigh. That stupid giant dimple will probably make a return too.

10. gersont1000

Posts: 473; Member since: Mar 13, 2012

I love the dimple!

11. Af1rPA

Posts: 712; Member since: Jun 12, 2014

I prefer the 1st gen dimple.

12. diggs

Posts: 1; Member since: Mar 26, 2015

Will the moto x 2015 be on sprints network

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