As a successor to the Moto X edition 2014, Motorola announces its new Moto X Style that comes with very stylish design curves, excellent customization options and a full-on Lollipop experience. Let’s discuss in detail as to what the device has to offer us.
Design and Display
Well, this is the major feature of the handset and its major USP. Buyers with the help of Motorola’s Moto maker service can choose between different materials, back plates and various accent colors. The back cover of the device comes with several design options of premium genuine leather and natural wood designs. For some more colorful options, you can even choose the Moto X Style with silicon rubber back. The excellent thing is that the material has been made up of special coating that would prevent the vivid, bright colors from fading out. The Moto Maker service is said to be made available in limited number of markets.
The good thing is that the Moto X Style is IP52 certified that makes it splash-resistant. To its front, there are two stereo speakers for a excellent video viewing and music listening experience.
At the front is the 5.7inch display panel offering the till date highest screen-to-body ratio of 76%. Such a humongous screen comes with an excellent QHD resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels. However, unlike the last year’s Moto X having a AMOLED to LCD display, this time the Moto X Style comes with a TFT LCD screen.
Hardware and Interface
Under the hood lies the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 chipset clocked at 1.8GHz and is supported with 3GB RAM memory to perform memory intensive tasks. The handset runs the stock-Android running on it. The SoC is said to be consisting of Contextual Computing Processor as well as Natural Language Processor that helps to enable some of the handset’s unique voice interaction and always-on gesture features.
Additionally, it also includes a 32GB of storage space and the other model comes with a 64GB of storage space. Moreover, the company has also added a microSD card slot for extra memory storage provision. This enables to further expand your memory pool by 128GB.
Additionally, within the interface, some of the extra goodies include features like Moto Display, Moto Assist, Moto Voice and Moto Actions included in it.
The excellent thing is that the handset is supported with a large 3000mAh of battery with the company’s own Turbo Charging technology method which can charge the battery for 10 hours of usage in just 15 minutes time duration.
The Moto X Style hosts a 21MP primary camera to the back with dual-tone LED flash, F2.0 aperture and phase detection auto-focus features. Take a look at some of the images taken from the phone’s camera that the company showed during the phone’s introduction. However, the disappointing factor is the lack of optical image stabilization. However, the camera is capable to capture 4K resolution HDR footage along with slow-motion videos.
To its front you can see a 5MP secondary camera which too comes with LED flash, f2.0 aperture and with excellent low-light condition performance. Here are some of the camera samples.
Pricing and Availability
The handset is expected to be available from September and the pricing for the handset is said to be very competitive anywhere between $200 and $300. Check out the official images of the device below.