Motorola Moto X released in the UK - earlier than expected

A couple of weeks ago, when Motorola announced that it would bring the Moto X to Europe, it said that the handset would be available starting February. Luckily for customers in the UK, Phones4U is selling the smartphone as of today, offering both the black and the white versions (the latter is exclusive to Phones4U).

There are several options available to buy the Moto X in the UK. You can get it SIM-free for £389.95 (that’s $646 in US currency), on Pay As You Go for £379.95 ($629), or on contract, for as low as £25 ($41) per month.

Other retailers in the UK, France and Germany should start selling the Moto X on February 1.

Running Android 4.4 KitKat out of the box, the Moto X features a 4.7-inch 720p AMOLED screen, Touchless Control, Active Display, LTE connectivity, 10MP rear camera, 2GB of RAM, a dual-core 1.7GHz Snapdragon processor (integrated into what Motorola calls an X8 Mobile Computing System), and a 2,200 mAh battery. For more details about the smartphone you can check out our Moto X review, and you can even take a look at our Moto X vs. Moto G vs. Nexus 5 specs comparison.

source: Phones4U via Android Central

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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. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

It's priced higher than what it is in the US.. Sidenote - Customized and bought a black and red Moto X last night for $320 after the promo code. Can't wait a whole week! :(

2. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2280; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

Everything (almost) in the UK cost higher than in the US. I bought the 16GB Nexus 5 for £300. $200 more than what it costs in the US. But it's worth it.

3. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2280; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

$150 *

4. __0__

Posts: 242; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Tax sucks

5. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2280; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

That depends. And if it's only with the tax added, it would have cost $420 but there's more to it than the tax, and IDK what it is.

6. Augustine

Posts: 1043; Member since: Sep 28, 2013

Probably because it includes the British standard 20% VAT, when it comes down to about $525, which is still over 50% more expensive than stateside.

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