Motorola Moto X Style is announced: a stylish Android flagship at an exceptional price

As if the day wasn't exciting enough, Motorola just took the wraps off its latest and greatest smartphones, among which is the Motorola Moto X Style. Here to succeed the 2014-edition Moto X, this new Android-powered Moto smartphone is built to impress with its exquisite design, all while delivering a pure Lollipop experience at an exceptional price...
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56. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

Sorry wont go Apple. Dont want to have no more choice and be stuck with same OEM for ever.. I buy a lots of apps and i like to be able to change OEM.. Just those past 5 years : Blackberry ( yeah i know... ) , HTC , LG , Sony , Samsung and Sonim. Beside the Blackberry who was my first phone my employer gave me all the others one where android and i still use my apps i got 5 years ago. My next phone might be from another OEM like huawei ect.. With ios you have no choice... you can get a cheap older phone , a flagship thats has mid end spec and horrible battery life or a phone thats is better than the others iphone but way way too big.

61. Scott93274

Posts: 6032; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

14% of the global market is not "most people".

12. aymnga

Posts: 30; Member since: Aug 19, 2012

no 5.2 inch moto x

16. Ruturaj

Posts: 1484; Member since: Oct 16, 2014

I don't think 5.7" device with SD 810 sale very well (not saying not a good device).

20. Scott93274

Posts: 6032; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

The 5.7" Moto X Style has a 808, not an 810.

21. Ruturaj

Posts: 1484; Member since: Oct 16, 2014

Ohh yah I meant to type 808, thanks.

19. Ruturaj

Posts: 1484; Member since: Oct 16, 2014

21MP camera with F2.0, phase-detection autofocus....................... Sounds like imx230.

23. promise7

Posts: 894; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

There's always something missing. OnePlus 2 no NFC Moto X Style no OIS

32. Cheezwiz

Posts: 500; Member since: Dec 29, 2014

Yeah, I'm waiting to see if the OIS is going to be a deal-breaker. It's hard to argue with just about everything else about it. I would've traded the QHD screen for 1080p and OIS on the camera.

25. chadful33

Posts: 43; Member since: Apr 20, 2011

Why would the battery be smaller on the flagship device..??

34. Scott93274

Posts: 6032; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

I was going to write up an explanation for you... but I can't really think of any justification really. I would have loved that Play battery on the Style model. Maybe the specs are reflective in the name of the device, to help consumers identify what the focus of each model is. 3000 mAh and 30 hour battery life isn't bad though, especially with Turbo charging.

38. Andrew5190

Posts: 55; Member since: Oct 23, 2014

Play - kinda obvious, people who are always on the move and using their devices. Hence, it gets a larger battery and more battery friendly features (1080p screen, SD615). Style - think iPhone-ish, here. People who want their phone to be somewhat of a fashion statement or "look what I've got". Beautiful screen, awesome design, emphasis on being slim. That's my best explanation for it. That said, the style it smaller than the N6, but almost has the same size battery...I'll take it! My N6 can become a small tablet :P

26. fonelover

Posts: 255; Member since: Mar 19, 2015

Moto FTW, seems Motorola is returning to the business.

30. Takeharu

Posts: 285; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

It's a shame moto maker won't come to most countries as usual. :/

31. PryvateiDz

Posts: 443; Member since: Jul 31, 2011

According to the LiveBlog it will be $399 for the base model at least that's from what I can infer). So probably $399-16GB, $449-32GB, $499-64GB. And don't forget the Turbo charging technology that touts 10 hours of battery for a 15 minute charge. I wanted the X Play over this due to the battery, bu with quick charging like that, I can make it through.

33. Sorin999

Posts: 1; Member since: Jul 27, 2015

the phone looks very good..~76% screen-to-body ratio ..amazing!

35. jgalaxy815

Posts: 16; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

my mind is finally made up, this will ble my successor to my old but still effective galaxy s4...can't wait and excited to customize it

36. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2262; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

if only it has OIS,then its a real good camera..

37. Centerprince

Posts: 8; Member since: May 21, 2014

They dropped the AMOLED screen :( going to pass this year too .was extremely excited too.

39. natypes

Posts: 1110; Member since: Feb 02, 2015

I've said it before and I'll say it again. I'm going to start a smartphone company. We are going to offer 4 phones. There will be 2 sizes 5" and 5.7". Two 5" phones, one will be made of premium materials and will not have sd or removable battery. One 5" phone will be unlocked with removable battery and sd slot and will be running vanilla android. The 5.7" phones will follow the same idea. They will not be thick, but battery size will not be compromised for design. All will have minimum 3,000 mAh batteries. All phones will have fingerprint, nfc, fast charge, ois and top-of-the-line hardware specs. All will run latest version of Android. We will run 1080p screens with no apologies.

40. wando77

Posts: 1168; Member since: Aug 23, 2012

11mm thick and only 3000mah. ....... joke

47. Mobilephile

Posts: 165; Member since: Nov 25, 2012

I agree, all I see is a Nexus design rehash...and everybody gets excited for no reason. I must be missing something

51. Scott93274

Posts: 6032; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

Better specs, less expensive, Moto Maker customization, Motorola software. Those are the benefits over the Nexus 6.

52. Ruturaj

Posts: 1484; Member since: Oct 16, 2014

$50 price diggerence between moto x and nexus 6 (for same internal storage models).

59. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

And much lower price.

50. fyahking

Posts: 1146; Member since: Jan 28, 2015

Yep, wtf were they thinking? I'd rather get oneplus 2.

41. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Motorola always listens to their consumers HUGE A.. battery in that sucker. Now I need a way to trade my G4 for the X PLAY OR STYLE.

44. Loubielou

Posts: 603; Member since: Jul 11, 2012

Now Samsung will know if they let the Note 5 down with no card Slot or Removable battery,that the Motorola X will be a phone that will not be as expensive as the Note 5,and the Note 4 users could switch to,well done Motorola

46. Bm888

Posts: 517; Member since: Jul 06, 2015

one plus two killer.... :-D

49. fyahking

Posts: 1146; Member since: Jan 28, 2015

More like Axon phone killer. It's more expensive than oneplus 2, bigger, heavier, smaller battery just to name a few.
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