Motorola’s upcoming Moto X will indeed be an affordable smartphone. According to a report in PhoneArena, the smartphone is likely be sold at $299 for the 16GB version (without contract) and $349 for the 32GB version.
The publication cites some sources based in China for this piece of information. At $299, Moto X will be priced same Nexus 4 and given the similar features it makes sense.
Phonearena also speculates that the Moto X might be sold at 299 and 349 euros in Europe for the 16GB and 32GB version respectively.
The phone is scheduled to be launched on August 1 in US, where it will be sold on three major telecom operators – AT&T, Verizon and Sprint.
To remind you, the phone packs a 10MP rear camera, 720p display, 1.7GHz dual-core processor, 2GB of RAM and 2250 mAh battery.
Moto X software features leaked
In a separate leak, the software features present in Moto X smartphone have been leaked online. According to Android Police, Moto X will come with Motorola Assist, Active Display, Touchless Control, Motorola Migrate, Quick Capture and Motorola Device ID.
We have already seen a few of these features in the new Droid smartphones that were announced yesterday, while other features are expected to be new. Here is a look at some of these features and what they will do.
Motorola Assist: It changes your phone’s settings depending on your custom triggers like whether you’re at home or work, or the time of day.
Touchless control: Similar to Droid smartphones, new Moto X will also be listening to voice commands and you can tell to do things by just saying Ok Google Now.
Motorola Migrate: Like the name suggests, it helps in transferring your stuff like messages and contacts to Moto X from your old smartphone.
Device ID: It helps in tracking a lost phone.