Moto X+1 benchmark leaks, confirms a 2.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor

Moto X+1 benchmark leaks, confirms a 2.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor
Moto X+1 is expected to be announced soon, together with the Moto 360 smartwatch, judging from the bunch of leaks pouring for both devices lately. This latest one depicts the Moto X+1 handset, codenamed as Motorola XT1097, being benchmarked on Geekbench, showing results consistent with a processor of the latest Snapdragon family.

The Geekbench database reads the processor as MSM8974, which lead previous leakers to the deduction that Moto X+1 might sport a Snapdragon 800 chipset. The clock speed of 2.46 GHz that is shown now, however, indicates that Motorola's new flagship will be powered by the fastest Snapdragon 801, the MSM8974-AC that is in the Galaxy S5, for instance.

SoC VersionModelMax Krait 400 CPU clockMax Adreno 330 GPU clockISPeMMCDual SIM, Dual ActiveMemory interface
(Z1, Note 3, G2, G Pro 2)
v2Snapdragon 8002.26 GHz450MHz320MHzv. 4.5NO800MHz
(Z2, Z2 Tablet, Find 7) 
v3Snapdragon 8012.36 GHz578MHz465MHzv. 5.0YES933MHz
(Galaxy S5)
v3Snapdragon 8012.45 GHz578MHz465MHzv. 5.0YES933MHz

The rest of the claimed specs are a 5.2" 1080p display, 2 GB of RAM, and 32 GB of storage plus a microSD slot. A 12 MP rear, and a generous 5 MP front camera round up the offering, while everything should be backed up by a decent 2900 mAh battery capacity. All in all, it sounds like a great update to the unique always-on Moto X, which will bring Motorola's portfolio in sync with the times in terms of specs, so we can't wait for the flagship to be unveiled next to another drool-worthy gear - the Android Wear poster kid, also known as the Moto 360 smartwatch.

source: Geekbench via



1. kkmkk

Posts: 699; Member since: May 06, 2013

why not the 805 the 801 is too old and slow

3. CyberFalcon

Posts: 223; Member since: Apr 17, 2014

not for Motorola...

4. neela_akaash

Posts: 1239; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

801.... Slow!!!! You must be using it as a workstation at NASA.

5. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

*cough Moto E vs Galaxy S5 speed test. 801 is more than enough.

31. LoveHater

Posts: 234; Member since: Oct 09, 2013

When u have Loads of crap to load on you ,, even 1000 would be slow,,,,

6. DanteTheGreat

Posts: 67; Member since: Jul 31, 2014

805 is not much better than 801.

27. sgodsell

Posts: 7383; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

The major difference is the GPU. Also the dual channel ddr3 ram support.

22. aayupanday

Posts: 582; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

If you're using a SD800 Device, better jump straight to SD810.

28. sgodsell

Posts: 7383; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

It would be nice, but the 810 is not out yet. We would all love a 64bit 810 CPU in our phones. The only one from Qualcomm that will be out soon that supports 64bit is the 410 and its a cortex-A53 and not a cortex-A57

35. hurrycanger

Posts: 1761; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

A little old, definitely not slow. It will be fine.

36. jove39

Posts: 2146; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Have you ever used phone with S801? which phone you got? Motorola G?

2. nohatenofanboy

Posts: 515; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

801 ? what a joke

14. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

My moto X has a custom S4 pro and beats the s**t out of S5 in terms of lag and smoothness, its all about optimization and the fact that moto doesnt use a custom skin like most of other OEM do. Lesson No. 55.342

7. billgates

Posts: 555; Member since: May 29, 2014

Honestly anyone saying that the 801 processor is slow shouldn't be allowed to reproduce... While I love the idea of more power you have to stop for a minute and think "why"... There are no apps/games that truly use the power we have now let alone the 805. If they can wrap this up with that sweet bamboo back in a pretty affordable package I think this will be a hit. This is the area that I've been critical of moto in the past is with the midrange specs but this will fly I'm betting.

16. naittosan

Posts: 240; Member since: Jun 28, 2014

Your absolutely right, not to mention the battery saving life of the 801 over the 805.

8. Saioofi

Posts: 343; Member since: May 23, 2014

Bezels way too thick

11. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Get a life.

26. needa

Posts: 205; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

he is not wrong.

34. rromerof

Posts: 57; Member since: Nov 28, 2012

You all guys are sick! Always complaining about everything. If it is not bezels, then processors. I support ArtSim98: Get a life!

9. GreekGeek

Posts: 1276; Member since: Mar 22, 2014

Now it makes absolute sense to avoid the 801/805 all together if you're coming from a Snapdragon800 device. thank you Qualcomm for saving me a lot of money!

23. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

Yes cause a phones cpu is all it matters, when Moto X came out it had custom S4 which was a year old cpu compared to the 600/800 of that years flagships and it had 10 times less lag than galaxy S4.

10. ciprian.ruse

Posts: 320; Member since: May 13, 2014

800, 801 , 805 are more than enough but the true upgrade will be Android L and 64 bit processor. So I will wait untill smartphones with those specs arrive. Untill then my Note 3 has everything I need.

12. 1701nino unregistered

Seems to me there is a shortage of snapdragon 805 SoC-s,think about it,galaxy s5 prime is the only phone with S 805.Whyyy??? You ask why Snapdragon 805,i say futureproofing especially now when 64bit SoC are around the corner.

13. vincelongman

Posts: 5697; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Yea Qualcomm have disappointed this year The 810 should be in these Q3/4 phones Hopefully rumors of the next Nexus tablet with the 64bit Nvidia Tegra K1 are true

15. Amir1 unregistered

nobody cares about s805. 801>810. 805 is good for tablets.

17. iampayne

Posts: 322; Member since: Aug 12, 2013

I would like to contest that screen size. Why can' they just leave it at 4.7 or give it a modest jump to 4.8/4.9. 5.2 isn't needed really.

30. darkoman4

Posts: 183; Member since: May 30, 2014

I agree. Moto X is perfect size for me. I don't understand why Motorola has to follow this illogical size race.

18. majp89

Posts: 182; Member since: Jun 18, 2013

LOL all these benchmarking trolls in here bragging about processor speed. Go ahead, navigate around and pull your status down and navigate your apps in your S5 and G3 and that lag is still there, even with those high end processors. I love my G3, but I can't deny that it lags even with its beefed up specs because the OS is not optimized properly and smoothed out.

19. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

Considering how well the Moto X holds up with a processor that snobs considered underpowered last year, I think that it's safe to categorize anyone whining about the processor choice in the Moto Algebra as a "blithering idiot."

20. NokiaFTW

Posts: 2072; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Motorola has always been at the forefront in the Android space, even though they haven't been very successful. Their Motorola DROID smartphone kicked off Android's dominance with its awesome design and keyboard, and the Moto 360 will make Android Wear more appealing to consumers with its circular watch dial. Keep it up Motorola!

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