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Motorola Moto X

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89 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
89

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

The 2014 Moto X is a huge step forward from last year's model, and it's finally equipped to compete with a sea of strong competitors. With an impressive (not to mention customizable) design and some thoughtful software features, this is the flagship phone that Motorola should have made in the first place.

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Pros
  • Runs near-stock Android
  • Motorola's additional features are smart and useful
  • Snappy performance
  • Thoughtful, comfortable design
  • Lots of customization options
Cons
  • Cameras are average at best and frustrating at worst
  • Unremarkable battery life
  • Some carrier bloatware

Reviews

85
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 10

89
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 29
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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone
Operating system
Android
Screen size
5.222
Internal memory
161
Camera
Yes
Carriers (US)
Att, Verizon, Other
Type
Operating system
Screen size
Internal memory
Camera
Carriers (US)
Smartphone
Android
5.222
161
Yes
Att, Verizon, Other

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89 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
89

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

89
 

User Reviews

80
SchroederRock
I bought my Moto X (2nd Gen) in like-new condition from eBay for AT&T recently...read more
80
Rohan93
I bought my Moto X2 from GoBol.in , and got it at a pretty cheap price as compared...read more
90
stathis125
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
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