Sep 16, 2013

Moto X: A Google Phone

Moto X by Google will be available only under contract...

Moto X by Google will be available only under contract with operators stars stripes for version 16 Gb to 249 Gb of the 32 with two year contract. The onboard processor is a Snapdragon S4 dual-core 1.7 GHz same as the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini, 2 GB of RAM, an internal memory of 16 or 32 G and a 10.5 Megapixel camera with the proprietary Clear Pixel that promises to take pictures so realistic that it seems real.

To accompany all the version 4.2.2 of Android Jelly Bean, a fast track for Motorola since, along with the S4 Galaxy Mini, the Moto X is the first to arrive on the market with the latest software update. The biggest surprise is definitely the battery: 2200 mAh to go on unabated "for 24 hours," ambitious words all to be confirmed. More than on the hardware side, the strengths seem to arrive by the software. Motorola has customized the usual Android interface to make it unique and functional.

The "Touchless Control" allows for example to control the Moto X using only voice commands, such as Google Glass, the smartphone will learn every day from habits of users in collaboration with Google Now, Google's experiment to bring the future of ' man-machine interaction. And just like the Glass you can activate the Motorola device with a single frase_ "Ok Google Now".

There is also a unique feature of the operator AT & T through which you can customize every detail of the aesthetic phone: color, retro, style, texture, engravings. Through the project "Motorcycle Maker" any user will be able to make only his smartphone. The other operators have instead had to settle for basic versions in black or white. You can have this phone in at least 2,000 different combinations.
The new Android smartphone boasts of its being designed and made entirely in the USA. Moto X will in fact be based on X8 namely an optimized combination of a GPU with Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 SoC dual-core 1.7 GHz and the GPU Adreno 320 GPU, plus two additional dedicated DSP in "contextual computing" and the processing of natural language. The Motorola smartphone will boast an optimized combination of hardware and software with which to process with greater speed the management of sensors, touch and interaction with the display "contextual computing" and manage audio and removal of background noise "natural language computing ".

Thanks to X8, Moto X will be 50 percent more powerful competition in terms of battery life and performance with the app casual-games. The advantage of using a version of "quasi-stock" of Android (4.2) does not hurt, Motorola explains. The rest of the hardware specs Moto X returns the portrait of a terminal is not particularly powerful, to the level of a smartphone mid-level, but with special innovative design as "Moto Magic Glass" the screen Gorilla Glass that bends harmoniously at the corners of the terminal and an antenna 4G/LTE dedicated in addition to the one for the previous generation networks (GSM and 3G).

The instant photo-capture is an idea of user interface, essentially shaking the phone activates the camera. Touchless Control instead of Siri seems a boosted always listening and able to take action when you say the fateful words "Okay, Google Now". Hands-Free Authentication is an interesting authentication system that uses a token of plastic that works with NFC technology to hang the dress to manage security and access to the phone. All very nice, especially the virtual assistant but nothing of science fiction. In addition, the virtual ear be tested on the field before making a judgment.

The true value of Moto X is not short in its being a smartphone. But the fact that it was designed to be a tool in the hands of developers at Google. Androd, were quick to point out from Moutain View, is and will remain an open mobile operating system at all. It does not belong to the philosophy of Google integrate software and hardware as Apple has done.

Motorcycles Maker is a software that will allow you to design the design of the Moto X over 2 thousand combinations. A solution of this kind would, indeed will, horrified designers in Cupertino. Allow users to control the appearance today tomorrow maybe hardware is the anti-matter of philosophy Apple. In this sense intimately Moto X was born as an object different from all the others.

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