IFA 2014: Meet the new Moto X, a slightly different version of the old one

Motorola has actually revealed the new version of its Moto X smartphone at IFA 2014, displaying a handset that’s a keen focus on looking good, whilst promising not to overlook performance.

The Moto X 2014 includes a bigger 5.2-inch, 1080p complete high-definition display (larger than the very first Moto X’s 4.7-inch screen) surrounded by a curved metal frame and a body made out of materials such as bamboo wood and leather. The screen packs 423ppi.

This will certainly make the brand-new Moto X stick out and look elegant, however behind the scenes it appears like Motorola is cramming in some beautiful capable components too, consisting of a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 2.5 GHz quad-core processor and 2GB of RAM.

A 16MP camera is likewise present so you can take beautiful pictures of individuals’s reactions as you wave about your bamboo-styled phone.

The handset laps up a pure Android 4.4.4 KitKat experience and a 2,300 mAh battery can have you humming for as much as 24 hours.

Motorola’s new clothes

Since relaunching in 2012, Motorola has been keen to shed its rather stuffy image and emerge as an elegant and cool brand, and the Moto X 2014 is a clear result of the company’s shift in focus.

Alongside the unique case materials, the new Moto X includes a variety of customisation options which will certainly enable users to choose the color, accents and software to fit their preferences through the Moto Maker online device.

The Moto X will certainly be available in standard black, vegetarian-enraging leather and panda-tempting bamboo cases. It’ll feature 16GB of integrated storage with a UK asking rate beginning at ₤ 419.99. In the United States, consumers can grab a brand-new 16GB Moto X from the online Motorola establishment for $99 on agreement and $499 off. In both areas, the phone will introduce later this month.

A 32GB variant will launch online through Moto Maker, though we are still lacking pricing information for this flavor.