Five Major Differences Between First and Second Generation Moto X

Motorola has released the second generation Moto X with amazing features both in hardware and in software. Now you might have wanted to know the major differences between the new Moto X (2014) and the old Moto X (2013). Below is a list of five major differences between the first and second generation Moto X.

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1. Design: Though not much changes in its beautiful design, the second generation Moto X has an aluminum frame around it, which gives a better look to the device. The device is little bigger (5.2 Inch screen) and the front and back of the device looks similar.

The Motorola logo on the back is bigger now and instead of the single LED flash, it uses a two LED “ring-flash” which is located inside the 13MP camera.

2. Specification:

The second generation Moto X (2014) features:

– 5.2-inch 1080P AMOLED full HD Display
– 2.5 GHz Snapdragon 801 Quad-core processor with 2GB of RAM
– 16GB and 32GB storage options
– 2,300mAh battery
– 13MP rear facing camera (with 4k video recording) and 2MP front camera
– Dual LED Ring Flash
– Android 4.4.4 KitKat
– 25 customizable back options.

The first generation Moto X (2013) features:

– 4.7-inch 720p AMOLED HD Display
– 1.7 GHz Snapdragon Dual-core processor with 2GB of RAM
– 16/32/64GB storage options
– 2,200 mAh battery
– 10 MP rear camera and 2MP front camera
– Single LED flash
– Android 4.4.4 KitKat
– 18 Customization options

3. Display: Instead of the 4.7-inch 720p HD display the second generation Moto X has a 5.2-inch 1920 x 1080p full HD display. Both are AMOLED, so colors are vibrant and saturation is exceptional.

4. Customization Options: A great feature of Moto X is its customization option. You can design your own Moto X. The MotoMaker.com now offers 25 different options for the 2014 Moto X (instead of the 18 options for 2013 Moto X) which includes natural, cognac, black, and navy.

5. Price: The Moto X is a premium phone, but can be purchased at a very reasonable rate. While the 2013 Moto X is currently available for $399 from the MotoMaker.com, the 2014 Moto X is listed as $499.

We will bring more news on the new Moto X in coming days. Stay tuned! Leave your views in the comment section below.

Kannan is a computer and Android enthusiast, a blogger by passion and a tech freak. His always ready-to-help attitude, knowledge and hard work is what drives him.

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