Moto X for Verizon appears in another leaked pic, reveals subtle UI changes

While not as revealing as some of the other photos or videos we have seen of the device, this shot does share some intrigue. First, there is an honest idea about the size of the phone as well as the rather defined (large) bezels surrounding the screen. The overall form factor appears similar to a Nexus 4.

Another interesting observation is the area where the soft-keys are displayed. Unlike previous full screen set-ups where the soft-keys were displayed amongst a black background, it looks like that is now transparent. It does contrast against the opaque background along the notification bar at the top however.

Based on the Verizon road map that was leaked to us yesterday, the Moto X will launch on August 23rd. It is expected that those who order the device will be able to choose a number of customization options to personalize the outward appearance of the hardware.

source: Android Central



1. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

lol on the bottom of the pic it say " Motorola confidential property" lol not anymore

20. MartianMe unregistered

Cool name bro!!


Posts: 456; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

what about mine?

21. james004

Posts: 486; Member since: May 15, 2013

All the prototype Say that for every company.

2. Mr.Mr.Upgrade

Posts: 474; Member since: Aug 30, 2011

This phone looking good...all they need to say is stock I'll say take my money

8. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Well the icons are stock and the on screen buttons are stock, so I would imagine it is running stock completely.

11. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

Doesnt really matter....cuz whats on the current Motorola phones look exactly like that. A person wouldnt be able to tell if was stock unless they went looking way down deep to see. As far as faster updates .....I can understand that. Even that wont matter as bootloaders and root exploits are being locked down tighter. Only way to get a truly open phone is to get a Nexus. Even Samsung is getting into the locked down game.

14. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

No, most of the icons are all different on Motorola devices currently. I have a Razr HD in house, most of the icons are different from what I can tell, and the icons on the Moto X in the photo are stock. The Moto X is going to be a Google device. Basically a Nexus, but more like a Google Edition

3. o0Exia0o

Posts: 903; Member since: Feb 01, 2013

While it is not as pronounced as the soft key background on my RAZR M I can still tell that there is some kind of background on the soft keys in the photo above. Also what is that in the top right corner of the device under the camera? Is that also part of the screen or something else? I have not seen that in any of the other photos of the device. that's weird. I just wish they would announce this and the Droid Ultra line soon and share the specs with us.

4. krysis

Posts: 76; Member since: Dec 14, 2009

More than likely that is probably a serial number for the device, so its been blurred (lol) out. Atleast thats what it looks like to me.

5. o0Exia0o

Posts: 903; Member since: Feb 01, 2013

I guess its possible, but I was under the impression that the M with the broken circle around it in the top left corner was how Motorola was keeping track of these devices as the circle in all photos have been broken in different places.

6. fanboy1974

Posts: 1345; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

I don't understand why everyone is googoo gaga over this phone. This is a 7 out of 10 phone.

7. ztkells

Posts: 41; Member since: Jan 26, 2011

I'm just interested as this is the first actual Motorola/Google phone. Obviously with this pic it doesn't seem to have any motoblur. I want to see the input and what all rubbed off from Google with their own designed phone.

23. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

I'm glad it don't. When I first got my atrix I was stuck with moto blur for 2 yrs.

9. Rehankhan

Posts: 323; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

because its made in US ? LOL

12. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010 long have you been using one? Share the details if you can...

18. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Oh really? Would you mind posting your video review? Or, if you're camera shy, give PhoneArena the information of the place you got your Moto X unit from so they can get one and do a review.

10. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

i think the Moto X will just be a hair away from being a complete stock Android device.

13. pyradark

Posts: 895; Member since: Jun 10, 2012

it looks like a nexus phone, nexus 5???

15. testman22

Posts: 339; Member since: Nov 03, 2009

I really don't get where they are going with the whole "functionality over specs" thing. When I upgrade my smartphone I want to get a noticeable improvement. I currently have a Razr maxx hd. Why would i change to a phone with the same resolution, dual core processor, and still a mediocore camera. If their goal is to capture ios users thats one thing, but as an android user this phone has nothing appealing about it.

16. kozza3

Posts: 778; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

perfect! its not ment for you. move along, nothing to see hear... so sick of this

17. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Well, compared to the Razr (Maxx) HD; this will be getting faster updates, has a much better GPU, and the camera will probably be a big improvement if Google's comment about focusing on cameras this year is correct. Also, this will be available on all major carriers in the U.S, which no Motorola device is currently. So, this has potential for a lot of sales, it being the first unified Motorola release in quite some time. Verizon and AT&T have really been the only major carriers getting good Motorola devices, I guess Sprint has with the Photon devices, but T-Mobile hasn't gotten anything since the Cliq 2. But, keep in mind, this is NOT Motorola's flagship. That title is meant for the Droid Ultra.

19. harigrg33

Posts: 188; Member since: May 20, 2013

If this is the high end phone of motorola for this quater thn god bless there sale......

22. wrm2013

Posts: 237; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

Lol sooooo this looks like an updated nexus 4

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