Motorola has launched the new smartphone Moto X Style on Flipkart. The e-commerce giant has some tine back listed the smartphones on the website. The pre-orders for the Moto X Style will start on midnight – 14 October 2015.
The smartphone is priced at Rs. 29,999 for the 16 GB model while the 32 GB model for the Moto X Style is priced at Rs. 31,999. The pricing is good considering the hardware and specs that Moto X Style offers to the buyers.
Motorola has launched the new flagship smartphone to take on the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the recently launched most hyped smartphone One Plus 2. Motorola has now 3 newly launched smartphone in its portfolio.
- Motorola Moto G 3rd Gen – mid range (12K)
- Motorola Moto X Play – Higher Mid Range (20k to 22k)
- Moto X Style – Flagship smartphone – ( above 30 K)
The only refresh they had earlier this year was the Motorola Moto E which was launched in the 4G and 3G variant.
The new Motorola Moto G went on sale some weeks back exclusively on Flipkart for Rs. 11,999 for the 8 GB , 1 GB RAM model and 12,999 for the 2 GB RAM, 16 GB storage variant.
Coming to the new Moto X Style it is 5.7 inch smartphone powered by the super fast Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor, the same processor which also powers the LG G4. The Moto X Style will replace the Moto Turbo which is the current flagship for Motorola.
Front and Rear Camera
Moto X will come fitted with a superior rear camera quality of 21 MP and will support better video grab @ 5248 x 3936.. The phone comes with a dual LED flash. The camera comes with a host of features like the HDR, PDAF (Phase detect Auto Focus). Color corrected temperatures, burst mode, slow motion , 4K videos and quick launch with a F/2.0 aperture lens.
Front camera is also a 5 MP lens with front flash support and offers 1.4um pixel for better low light selfies. The camera is a 87 degree wide angle shooter designed to take incredible close shots.
Moto X Style comes with the Hexa Core Snapdragon 808 processor along with Adreno 420 GPU. The processors runs at a clock of 1.8 Ghz and support high end features like high quality photo/video, 3-D games and multi-tasking.
The processor comes with the capability for natural language processing and Contextual Computing which helps in the intuitive APPs like the Moto Assist.
The processor is supported by 3 GB RAM with 3 variants of internal storage viz 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB.
The overall configuration will support better internet Browsing and switching between multiple apps. The phone will carry microSD card slot and will support storage upto 128 GB.
Moto X Play have an enormous battery capacity of 3000 mAh and it will bear a non-removable Lithium-ion battery.
The highlight which Motorola showcased during the presentation is that the smartphone offers a much faster charging experience even when compared to the Samsung Galaxy S6 which also offers a quick charge feature.
According to Motorola the Moto X Style can get charged 50% faster than the Samsung Galaxy S6. The smartphone gets 35% charged in 15 minutes.
Moto X Style have support only one Nano SIM slot. The phone will also support 4G LTE, 3G and 2G bands along with WIFI and Bluetooth.
OS and Software
Moto X Style 2015 is going to run on Android OS version 5.1.1(Lollipop) with minimal bloatware and will give near stock android experience. It will come with host of applications which makes the user experience even more delightful with inbuilt APPs like Moto Display, Moto Assist, Moto Voice, Moto Actions. The smartphone will also get the Android M update once google rolls it out in Winter.
Display and Screen Size
Moto X will feature a Quad HD Screen with 2560*1440 P resolution on a larger size display of 5.7 inches. Moto X Play will have capacitive touchscreen supporting 16M colors pixel density of 520 ppi (Quad HD). It will bear a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection to ensure scratch resistance.
The Moto X has 76% screen to body ratio Vs 68% on the iPhone 6 Plus and only 71% on the Samsung Galaxy S6.
The Moto X Style also features – Water repellant Nano-coating (IP52 certified). The smartphone also comes with front facing stereo speakers with smart boost technology.
Looks wise there are subtle changes to the design though the smartphone retains the curvy cool looks that was there with the Moto X gen 2.
Motorola Moto X Style is meant for the Flagship buyers and will definitely face tough competition, Samsung S6 is the fastest of the lot even when compared with the One Plus 2 for speed and performance. The S6 uses the 14nm processor which is even superior to the Snapdragon 810 in performance. The Moto X packs a lot of positives like a good camera, decent display , fast processor, the right pricing will decide the winner in the price conscious markets like India.