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Motorola Moto X Pure Edition

    Motorola Moto X Pure Edition

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    90 Engadget Score
    The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
    90

    The best in its category. We highly recommend it.

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    Engadget Review

    Other devices might have a slight performance edge over the new Moto X, but the Pure Edition still manages to feel like the most elegant of the cheap-good smartphones we've seen this year. Among other things, we appreciate its stylish, customizable design, much-improved camera, expandable memory and, just as important, its near-stock version of Android and Motorola's useful software add-ons.

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    Pros
    • Sleek, customizable design
    • Greatly improved camera
    • Thoughtful Moto software tricks
    • Expandable memory
    • Works on every US carrier
    Cons
    • Fast, but not quite asfast as some of itsrivals
    • Mediocre battery life
    • Camera still isn't great in low light

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    Specs

    Key Specs

    Type
    Smartphone
    Operating system
    Android
    Screen size
    5.722
    Internal memory
    161
    Camera
    Yes

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    90 Engadget Score
    The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
    90

    The best in its category. We highly recommend it.

    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).

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    90
     

    User Reviews

    90
    NoNameAtAll
    The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
    80
    Patrick
    Moto X Pure is one nice phone. Front firing stereo speakers combined with 5.7...read more
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