Motorola X Phone is on track for Google I/O

Motorola X Phone is on track for Google I/O
Earlier an anonymous source sent us some information about the Motorola X Phone. We’ve checked with our source on the matter, and it looks like the information was not accurate. The X Phone is still on track to ship by it's original ship date, which is expected soon after Google I/O.

The biggest error in the earlier report is on the release window for the device. According to our source, Motorola is working hard to turn the company around since being acquired by Google, and the X Phone is planned to be released around the end of June to early July.

Our source couldn’t comment on a lot of the specs, but did say that the battery is Maxx-sized, which would put it around 3300 mAh, rather than the 4000 mAh in the rumor; and that we shouldn’t expect futuristic materials, but only specifically ruled out flexible displays, not sapphire glass.

We would also add that if the X Phone is on track for a Google I/O announcement and release by July, it’s unlikely that it would have the Snapdragon 800 in it. Remember, Google execs have already tried to cool expectations on the X Phone.

We’re going to be working harder to verify anonymous leaks to make sure we only bring you the best information.

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30 Comments

1. jcarrigan unregistered

Okie dokie sir, I was hoping for a 4000 mah battery and futuristic materials but oh well.

13. menny07

Posts: 89; Member since: Dec 13, 2012

Am so excited for the PRICE. Hopefully nexus 4-ish :D

24. TechBizJP08

Posts: 495; Member since: Mar 25, 2013

Dude, wait for another year or so. We'll be getting there. LOL xD

25. anywherehome

Posts: 971; Member since: Dec 13, 2011

don't care about futuristic materials, just: 1) very very good camera 1) very very good battery 3) 64 GB for camera and navigation!!!! (16 is a stupidity!!!) enough for me

30. p5yb0rg unregistered

I hope Motorola is smart enough to lift the carrier specific restrictions on this phone because they seem to only favor Verizon..

2. drpain

Posts: 85; Member since: Feb 07, 2013

Why would google release two phones at once?

4. MichaelHeller

Posts: 2734; Member since: May 26, 2011

Who says Google is releasing two phones at once? The only device I've heard about for summer is the X Phone. The Nexus 5 isn't expected until the holidays.

7. drpain

Posts: 85; Member since: Feb 07, 2013

Thought it was other way around with the nexus 5 for google I/O

10. haroonazeem638

Posts: 141; Member since: Mar 29, 2011

Usually that's what used to happen but that changed when Galaxy Nexus was announced (in November instead of June). But we will still see a Nexus device, an upgraded version of Nexus 7, I believe. But not Nexus 5

12. gwuhua1984

Posts: 1237; Member since: Mar 06, 2012

I think I'll very likely be getting the X... what I really want to see is a new version of Nexus 10 either made by ASUS or Sony.

19. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Asus infinity sucked ass though and the Xperia Tablet Z is already outdated in CPU/GPU, screen, and battery. Is this some moronic Samsung hate? Sounds like it.

23. gwuhua1984

Posts: 1237; Member since: Mar 06, 2012

I know how much you like to talk about the past, a pity... but I know It'll take time for you to get over it.

18. tyguy829

Posts: 24; Member since: Mar 30, 2010

no nexus phone has ever been announced at google i/o

6. milesboy5

Posts: 179; Member since: Nov 07, 2012

the nexus normally doesnt get released until september/october

16. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

That would be THE LG NEXUS 5 WITH A OLED SCREEN which wil look pretty damn sweet. But as for me I'll wait patientlyfor A SONY NEXUS if they ever make one NEXUS 6 coming soon Jk.

29. mydi.maus unregistered

lol@ 2 phones..

3. gwuhua1984

Posts: 1237; Member since: Mar 06, 2012

Oh man oh man... a lil more than 3 months away...

5. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Well now this is something i wanna buy 3300 is perfect size battery. Think ill wait till google i/o before buying the xperia z or the gs iv. I want a stock android 5.0

8. Filip.

Posts: 23; Member since: Mar 25, 2013

Gahhhh. I get so jacked up when I read the articles that say 'this upcoming phone will have this and this' but then I get bummed when I find out later that 'yeah I guess it wont have this and this'. Oh well. I think that the Motorola Nexus (or whatever it's going to be called) is still going to be awesome. If they expect to turn the company around they have to come up with something better than the rest. I think the sapphire glass is an unrealistic expectation because it is extremely expensive. I think that they need to focus on the best software possible and also make a device that has top hardware and to make it out of excellent but not extraordinary materials. I guess we'll see what they say at the I/O in May. Google bought Motorola a while ago so they must've spent a lot of time and effort making it. I think we won't be disappointed.

11. lovenyc8

Posts: 164; Member since: Mar 13, 2013

this is fake

21. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Dude, you're still drunk about the fake Motorola X right?

14. imkyle

Posts: 1111; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

I'm very curious to see the phone, but I am very content with my Nexus 4, and will be waiting the Nexus 5.

15. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

This is or will be a reference device, I hope it comes with a reference "top high-end specs" with also with prestige materials! Well can't expect this from Google cause there phones are mainly hierarchy to softwares! Looks like its only Samsung who will provide or equip with high-end CPU GPU hardwares! Looks like weal wait and see.....

17. Mass88

Posts: 58; Member since: Jan 06, 2012

HTC One Nexus, smaller bezel, better battery and it would be the perfect device.

20. jcpwn2004

Posts: 314; Member since: Jan 18, 2012

Makes a lot more sense than November.

22. HTCOE

Posts: 650; Member since: Nov 20, 2011

fine with me i still think its going to be a great phone but im waiting for the neXus 5

26. matej_000

Posts: 5; Member since: Sep 17, 2012

I wish to see a phone with a snapdragon S800. Not saying for this one, but any. It would be so great to have all four cores clocked at 2,3GHz :)

27. mr.sammygalaxynote3

Posts: 15; Member since: Mar 13, 2013

it doesn't matter...samsung said you(motorola and google) can beat me?samsung said i know i can beat you with samsung galaxy note 3........

31. anonymous-x

Posts: 5; Member since: Jun 07, 2010

Man I've been through all the Red phones & stayed with my 'ol Droid 3. Yea I've used the M, Note II, Iphone 5 so I know the improvements. But I'm following this Since I figure Moto & G are going to make "the Phone". Stay with it, Good report, need more.

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