Not dead yet: Moto X is 'alive and well' says Motorola
Early impressions of the two new modular handsets are very positive. Both fairly similar, the Force model gets a few perks such as a bigger battery and a slightly better rear-facing camera. Whilst each is very sleek and svelte in terms of profile, the standard Moto Z is immediately eye-catching for its sheer thinness. Yet as a device with a 5.5-inch quad-HD display, 4 gigs of RAM, a Snapdragon 820 chip and all the rest of it, one has to question whether a 2600 mAh battery will suffice in keeping the lights on.
While plenty of innovation has gone into these exciting new devices, the Moto X may not be completely dead in the water. According to a statement issued to the folks at Android Police:
Of course, Lenovo may simply not wish to burn bridges until it has seen the response to the Moto Z and Moto Z Force, due to hit the market in September. With the Moto X branding having gained plenty of respect throughout the tech community over the last couple of years, killing it off completely would make little sense at this point.
The Moto Z differs from the Moto X in some regards, though retains that flagship feel. Thus, despite what the statement says, the new Z devices could still prompt the demise of the X.
Still, we wouldn't balk at any additions to the Moto X range in the near future, would you?
source: Android Police