After weeks of teasing, Motorola India today (24 September) officially announced the availability and price details of the much anticipated Moto X (Gen 2.) in India.
The company took to Twitter to confirm that the new Moto X (16GB) will go on sale at 00:00 am on 25 September for ₹31,999. But, it has not officially revealed how many units will be up for grabs.
Moto X (Gen 2.) sports a 5.2-inch full HD OLED screen and ships with Android 4.4.4 KitKat OS out-of-the-box.
Under the hood, it packs 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 with quad-core CPU, 2GB RAM, 16GB/32GB memory and 2300 mAh battery.The new Motorola phone also boasts of 13MP with, f2.25 aperture, 4K video recording and dual-LED ring flash and 2.0-megapixel camera with Full HD video recording.
Besides Moto X going on sale today, Motorola released Moto G (Gen 2.) on 6 September for ₹12,999 [Read, full report, HERE]. Now, the company has got one more device to release - Moto 360, which has been hailed as best looking Android Wear powered smartwatch in the industry. Official partner, Flipkart has teased (via Twitter) that the Moto 360 will also be made exclusively available on the website, but no time-frame of the release date nor the price details have been revealed so far [Full report, HERE].
Moto 360 smartwatch boasts of 1.5-inch backlit LCD display panel protected Gorilla Glass 3 and inside it comes packed with Pedometer, Optical heart rate monitor (PPG).
Other value-added features include IP67 water-resistant certifications, Dual microphones to receive voice-commands and Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy for pairing Android companion devices.
Key Specifications of the new Motorola Moto X (Gen 2.):
|Models||Motorola Moto X (Gen 2.) XT1092|
|Display||5.2-inch full HD (1920x1080p) OLED screen with Gorilla Glass 3 shieldPixel density: 423 ppi (pixels per inch)|
|OS||Android v4.4.4 KitKat|
|Processor||2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 with quad-core CPU(MSM8974-AC)|
|Storage capacity||16GB (standard), 32GB offered via Motomaker customization offer|
|Camera||Main camera: 13-megapixel with, f2.25 aperture, 4K video recording and dual-LED ring flashFront Camera: 2-megapixel with full HD (1080p) video recording ability|
|Battery||2300 mAh (up to 24 hours under mixed usage)|
|Network||3G & 4G LTE (in select markets)|
|Add-ons||Nano-SIM, Bluetooth v4.0 (LE), Wi-Fi (802.11 ac dual-band), water-resistant coating, NFC,|
|Dimensions||140.8 x 72.4 x 9.97 mm|
|Variants||Black, White with Bamboo cover, Black with Leather cover|
Key specifications of Moto 360:
|Model||Motorola Moto 360|
|Display||1.56-inch back-lit LCD screen 320x205 resolutions and is protected by Corning® Gorilla® Glass shieldPixel density: 205 ppi (pixels per inch)|
|Processor||TI OMAP™ 3|
|Battery||320 mAh; All day (mixed use)(Wireless charging with charging dock included in the package)|
|Compatibility||Android v4.3 and later|
|Add-ons||Voice-control feature, Pedometer, Optical heart rate monitor (PPG), IP67 water-resistant certifications , Dual microphones, Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy|
|Dimensions||46mm diameter by 11.5mm high|
|Variants (already available in USA)||1. Light stainless steel case + gray Horween® leather band2. Dark stainless steel case + black Horween® leather band|
[Image Credit: Motorola Blog]