Motorola’s Moto X has been a successful device and now the company has come up with its next generation variants, named as Moto X Style and Moto X Play.
The Moto X Style will be called Moto X Pure Edition in the US, and it will come with pervasive LTE banding, which would enable it to be compatible with every carrier. The unlocked device will cost $399. On the other hand, the Moto X Play comes with a bigger battery, but a slightly smaller display. This time around, Motorola is focusing more on providing Android in its purest form along with its customization-focused Moto Maker service. It means that the Moto X Style can be personalized with the help of Moto Maker.
Now, coming on to the specifications, the Moto X Style or the Moto X Pure Edition, is an Android 5.1.1 Lollipop based smartphone with a 5.7-inch quad-high display and is powered by a 1.8GHz hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 CPU paired with 3GB of RAM. The phone features a faster and more focused 21-megapixel rear camera, along with a 5-megapixel “selfie” camera. It comes equipped with quick charge technology, which can juice up the battery up to 34 percent in just 15-minutes. Motorola will start selling the Moto X Pure Edition from September in the US from its own website and through Amazon, without any carrier limitation.
The Moto X Play, comes with a 3,630 mAh battery, which as touted by the company can last up to 2 days on a single charge. It features a 5.5-inch Full HD display, and sports a 21-megapixel rear camera and 5-megapixel front-facing camera. Just like the Moto X Style, the Moto X Play is also customizable with Moto Maker. The Moto X Play will be retailing somewhere between $300 to $400.
Also, Motorola has unveiled two wireless (Bluetooth connected) accessories as well, the Moto Pulse and the Moto Surround. Moto Pulse is an over the ear headphone, which will be available for $59.99 and Moto Surround is band that muffles around user’s neck with two ear buds, it will be retailing at $69.99. With these slew of launches, the company also unveiled the Moto G 2015 (3rd Gen), which is a spiked up version of Moto’s best selling device, the Moto G.
|Product Name||Moto X Play||Moto X Style|
|Battery Capacity (mAh)||3630 mAh||3000 mAh|
|Processor Name||Snapdragon 615||Snapdragon 808|
|Street Price||$149 Moto X Play on Amazon||$625 Moto X Style on Amazon|
|Link to full specs||Moto X Play Full specs and details||Moto X Style Full specs and details|