Moto X benchmarks confirm specs we had expected

Moto X benchmarks confirm specs we had expected
We're just about a week and a half from the official announcement of the Motorola Moto X, and we've already seen leaked press shots of the device, as well as a leaked promo video from Rogers Wireless. As for the insides of the device, we have had a fairly clear picture of what to expect for a couple months now; but, new benchmarks confirm our original source.

The pics show a Moto X, codename Ghost and model XT1058, which means it is the AT&T variant of the device. As we've expected for a while, the benchmarks and diagnostics show what we've expected from the device including: a dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro (model MSM8960DT) clocked at 1.7GHz CPU with an Adreno 320 GPU, 2GB of RAM, a 4.7" display at 720 x 1184 resolution, a 2.1MP front camera, a 10.5MP rear camera, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, NFC, and Android 4.2.2. It also shows 16GB of storage of which about 12GB is available, and a 2200mAh battery. 

As for the benchmarks themselves, the Moto X scored 18,753 on AnTuTu, and 7,143 on 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme. We have been expecting the Moto X to come in with less than top of the line specs, and benchmarks; the difference will be in if the Moto X can provide the top of the line experience. 

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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. hung2900

Posts: 966; Member since: Mar 02, 2012

Look at SDcard benchmark numbers... Freaking high! Asus, try to learn and stop using stupid NAND flash!

7. jove39

Posts: 2146; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

SD card scores caught my eye too...I ran antutu twice on my phone to compare...write- 19.7 MB/s, read- 23.2 MB/s If its kernel support swap partition...this thing will fly!!!

15. D.Aceveda

Posts: 432; Member since: Jun 30, 2012

So basically. Aside from the camera. The Nexus 4 is better or the same in nearly every aspect. Big disappointment. I'll wait for the next Nexus phone

22. Captain_Doug

Posts: 1037; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

The point. You're missing it.

23. D.Aceveda

Posts: 432; Member since: Jun 30, 2012

The comment. Right over your head.

45. Commentator

Posts: 3723; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

The. Use. Of. Periods. Too. Much.

47. valapsp

Posts: 565; Member since: Aug 12, 2011

look at that unexpected-2200mAh battery? Motorola srsly?

35. MotorolaX

Posts: 17; Member since: Mar 04, 2013

Leak press render looks like 1080 Full HD resolution screen check the icons are small & screen graphics r good compare it to prototype i think these specs is from prototype and can't be real i think real phone have different story wait for the announcement!"

2. Genersis

Posts: 219; Member since: May 29, 2013

Anyone hear anything on it's screen tech yet?

18. cabuya

Posts: 41; Member since: Jul 16, 2012

I want to see the phonearena criticizing this phone because they went hard on blackberry a10 because of the screen 720p and the dual core s4 pro and by the way android do need a quad core also wp8 same spec

42. sinple

Posts: 132; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

not if the price is low.

52. Shatter

Posts: 2036; Member since: May 29, 2013

If it cost $300-$400 unlocked its all good.

19. TheLolGuy

Posts: 483; Member since: Mar 05, 2013

Doesn't Motorola use OLED? Correct me if I'm wrong...

25. grahaman27

Posts: 364; Member since: Apr 05, 2013

sometimes they do. This one will probably have once since it will use the on screen notification thingy that the rogers video showed.

31. Genersis

Posts: 219; Member since: May 29, 2013

Good point. I hope it's not pentile.

59. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

There is no such thing as non-Pentile OLED HD for phones.

43. Commentator

Posts: 3723; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

From the pics it looks AMOLED.

3. HeWhoDoesNothing

Posts: 158; Member since: Jul 15, 2013

The specs aren't too shabby... Looks like it'll get the job done and then some.

4. darkkjedii

Posts: 31039; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Nice device, but I expected more. Seems moto's launching behind some other android flagships, specs wise.

9. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Come on dude, more means 5'+, Snappy 600+ and the likes, which means it's somewhat like riding the flagship boat. Which beats the purpose...

13. darkkjedii

Posts: 31039; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I kinda figured at least 1080p, quad core, 13 mp camera. I don't think it needs those to be an excellent device though, it's got plenty power. Proper software/hardware/features optimization, and camera will be what actually matters.

21. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Yup, there's a flagship with all those specs right there, lol. But this thing is not to be ignored...the right amount of hardware-software optimization could lead it to become a better performing device.

24. darkkjedii

Posts: 31039; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

+1 the specs comment was simply because its an android/moto thing. Moto touts its specs, we all know that. Hopefully they'll showcase the practibility and usefulness of it like Samsung now does, mottos been known for showcasing specs, this could be a welcome departure from that. That's one thing that helps apple sell a lot...proper marketing of everyday usefulness.

44. Commentator

Posts: 3723; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

"...5'+..." 5 feet? Because that would be awesome!

53. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Yeah...the Motoboard right? Lol. Come on old man, you know what i'm talking about.

10. papss unregistered

It's not trying to be a flagship though... It has wonderful mid grade specs. This would be a great second phone for me to have for work though.

41. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

This isn't meant to be their flagship though. It's supposed to be a very practical mid range device that is available on many carriers and on Google Play for a low price. Look for the Droid Ultra if you want to see a Motorola flagship.

5. RiseAgainst94

Posts: 281; Member since: Mar 03, 2012

But the best thing about this phone: MADE IN TEXAS

8. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

And the battery is 2200Mah very decent very nice

12. papss unregistered

I agree.. I think that's the sweet spot for this phone. I'm betting for great battery life

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