Old Motorola X Phone prototype photos resurface

Old Motorola X Phone prototype photos resurface
Yesterday, we finally saw some pics of the upcoming Motorola X Phone (aka Ghost) that could be verified by our sources as a legitimate prototype of the X Phone itself. Today, we're moving back to the world of speculation a bit, because these supposedly new photos of the Motorola X Phone without the NDA cover aren't new at all, but leaked back in mid-March.

These pictures first came out in mid-March with the claims that the M logo on the rear was touch sensitive. At the time, our source said that claim was most likely bogus. According to our source, these pictures do show a Motorola prototype, but it is an old one that doesn't necessarily represent the current state of the X Phone. The prototype that we saw in the pictures yesterday is the device that was being shown off by Motorola very recently. The NDA cover on the device has been compared to an Otterbox case that was physically screwed into the rear panel of the phone itself. 

The main difference here is the rear panel. Our source says that prototypes don't always have the same rear panel as the final version, so the old photo leaks could be what the final version will look like. Unfortunately, we can't confirm one way or the other.  

source: The Verge & BGR

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30 Comments

1. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Simple round shape phone.

13. alila2

Posts: 167; Member since: Nov 01, 2011

and that what make it appeal to the vast of us. here an older video of the same phone :http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0EKWvphCUeQ

15. cretinick

Posts: 148; Member since: Jan 25, 2011

I Really like the size of this prototype! I can get a better idea now, in this side by side with the iPhone 5. Sadly, Motorola took too long to put it out, and I already changed my old Defy for a Nexus 4...

2. jaymulli

Posts: 20; Member since: Apr 09, 2013

Im not sure i like it, it looks too soft, needs to stand out a bit.

3. dan86

Posts: 298; Member since: Mar 17, 2012

Looks good I believe Moto will place a good silicon under the hood and a better power house!

4. torr310

Posts: 1627; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

How about dual-flash? LED + Xenon

5. HTCFreak

Posts: 156; Member since: Jul 17, 2010

The front looks a lot like the Nexus 4

16. cretinick

Posts: 148; Member since: Jan 25, 2011

Yes. But with small bezel.

30. serporys

Posts: 16; Member since: Apr 20, 2013

Yup. but looks pretty good.

6. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

I like the back of the phone but Motorola needs to make the phone look more pleasing to the eye to compete with it's competitors.

7. Jcdz100

Posts: 16; Member since: Apr 14, 2013

Nice looking prototype... But want some so called 'X features'...

8. valapsp

Posts: 565; Member since: Aug 12, 2011

Rear looks better than the front.

10. mafiaprinc3

Posts: 585; Member since: May 07, 2012

nice looking phone,simplistic!

12. SNYMA

Posts: 1; Member since: Jul 06, 2011

Looks like a nexus phone and I hope it is because I'm thinking of buying a nexus phone after I tried samsung and Htc phones the past couple of years Why not try the stock experience.

14. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

how is this a prototype? thought that phone was in BRAZIL?

17. cretinick

Posts: 148; Member since: Jan 25, 2011

Why did you thought that?! O_o

18. MichaelHeller

Posts: 2734; Member since: May 26, 2011

The original leak of these pics were from Vietnam actually.

19. TheBitterTruth unregistered

Watch out Samsung. This is also a plastic phone and it looks good!

20. eddienimz

Posts: 4; Member since: Jul 08, 2012

ugly phone .... need to be redesinged

21. Avenger337

Posts: 92; Member since: Apr 14, 2013

I have no doubt that with the imminent return google motorola has something great in your hands. One can only speculate but it seems that launched the final smartphone this year.

22. dorianb

Posts: 617; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Why does this phone make me think of the PEBL???

23. jeff1434325

Posts: 97; Member since: Aug 07, 2012

looks good

24. MC1123

Posts: 1256; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

it looks good but it looks like an HTC phone though... please make a kevlar phone!

25. amro99

Posts: 114; Member since: Nov 29, 2012

I don't know what will make this phone a success, but the look of it has no chance against HTC ONE

26. irizwan

Posts: 1; Member since: May 04, 2013

Hmm.. doubful about it being a nexus in the screenshots that were leaked a few days ago and this pic.. it has carrier name in status bar thats not a feature of vanilla(stock) android also as we all know all nexus phones don't have any software from manufacturer side so i don't know why theres a moto. clock on the homescreen :P

27. howardbarrett

Posts: 45; Member since: Jan 11, 2013

nice, reminds me of Aquos SH930W

28. poping unregistered

a moto s3 :)

29. serporys

Posts: 16; Member since: Apr 20, 2013

The phone looks pretty good from the front.

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