The successor of Moto X arrives after six months of its release in India. Motorola labeled it as Moto X (Gen 2) along with the Moto G (Gen 2) and Moto 360 smartwatch at an IFA 2014 event on Friday.

While launching the smartphone, the company stressed that the new Moto X offers “pure performance and pure style”, although the pricing of the Moto X (Gen 2) not revealed yet in India. Motorola confirmed that the smartphone will be made available on Flipkart.

The display on the second generation model is a 5.2-inch full HD 1080p screen with a density of 423 ppi, powered by a 2.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor along with 2GB of RAM.

Motorola has upgraded the Moto X’s 10-MP snapper to a 13-MP unit featuring the f/2.25 lens, supported by 4K video recording.There is a 2-MP front-facing shooter capable of full-HD (1080 p) video recording.

The new Moto X (Gen 2) is running Android 4.4.4 KitKat OS, and the companyhas already given confirmation of Android L update in near future. It is available in two storage variants, 16GB /32GB, but there is no microSD card slot for expansion.

The notifications on the Moto X (Gen 2) can be expanded/collapse by pulling up/down with two fingers. It is coming preloaded with multiple Google applications and also includes four of Motorola’s own apps – Moto Display,Motorola Migrate, Motorola Alert and Motorola Assist. The Moto X (Gen 2) box also wrapped with a “turbo charger” that adds 8 hours of battery life to the smartphone after charging it for just 15 minutes.

The company did announce the US pricing of the Moto X (Gen 2) which is $499.99 (roughly Rs. 30,114) for an unlocked 16GB unit and $99 on-contract respectively.


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