Tweet from Motorola tells us that the Motorola Moto X wood backs are still not ready

Tweet from Motorola tells us that the Motorola Moto X wood backs are still not ready
Those wood backs for the Motorola Moto X are still not ready. That is the message of a tweet sent out by Motorola on Sunday. The comment that the Google-owned subsidiary wrote was to hold off on this DIY project. And as if there were any doubt as to which project it is referring to, the manufacturer shows a piece of wood outlined with the Motorola Moto X.

This doesn't mean that you can't still customize your own Motorola Moto X right now, it only means that you will have to use a regular back instead of a wood one. Late in November, Reuters writer Sinead Carew tweeted that the wood backs would be coming in time for the holiday shopping season. Considering that Christmas is but ten days away, time is slipping away from Motorola if it wants to offer the wood backs for this year's holiday season. We would think that outside of some true believers, those that wanted a teak, ebony, rosewood or bamboo backed Moto X have already selected a different back for their Moto X, or a different phone.


source: @Motorola via AndroidCentral

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17 Comments

17. toiletcleaner

Posts: 224; Member since: Oct 10, 2012

H2DM-GNTT-66GK-QIDF-EFTE For anyone interested on the promo code from Moto. u have till 12PM

16. toiletcleaner

Posts: 224; Member since: Oct 10, 2012

Is there anyone interested on the Promo code from Moto? $150 off is not a bad deal hit me up if u want it. expire today at 12PM. so u have only 2 hours

15. marbovo

Posts: 658; Member since: May 16, 2013

They will launch it just when X2 be available

12. boosook

Posts: 1442; Member since: Nov 19, 2012

Come on PA, can't you understand that the meaning of the tweet is exactly the opposite? It means "don't do it yourself, because wooden backs are coming"! The image shows an imaginary user cutting a piece of wood to create its own wooden back, and the message says: no need to do it yourself, the meaning imo is clear: put your own diy project on hold because we are releasing he wooden backs!

14. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

Agree with you on that one, it seems to have gone over their heads.

8. in_core

Posts: 80; Member since: Sep 14, 2012

Who even cares now. Its old already. And the Nexus 5 is 1000times better.

9. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

I disagree with the last part, though I could honestly care less about the wooden backs.

10. Shatter

Posts: 2036; Member since: May 29, 2013

Not 1000x but it is a better overall device.

11. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

In what way?

13. toiletcleaner

Posts: 224; Member since: Oct 10, 2012

His way. Got my moto x and i'm enjoying it plus Nexus is out of verizon, so. Moto X is our only option

7. aldridhl

Posts: 77; Member since: Feb 12, 2011

It's already too late Moto.

5. galanoth

Posts: 428; Member since: Nov 26, 2011

If this was available sooner, I might have bought one instead of a Nexus 5.

4. aditya.k

Posts: 496; Member since: Mar 10, 2013

I thought it meant that they are coming soon? Moto is asking us to stop cutting the wooden back for Moto X because now they'll start selling wooden back Moto X soon? Maybe I'm wrong!

6. hurrycanger

Posts: 1778; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

It's very likely that you're right.

3. blackice214

Posts: 168; Member since: Jan 03, 2013

lol lol

2. sipha

Posts: 440; Member since: May 12, 2012

Meanwhile people are moving on!!

1. GeekMovement unregistered

Sadness.

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