Motorola Moto X Now Available for ₹19,999 under Buy-Back Scheme in India

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By Rohit KVN | May 9, 2014 8:35 PM EST

Motorola's flagship model Moto X, which got released in India in mid-March for ₹23,999 can now be purchased under ₹20,000 at online store.

Flipkart, official (and sole) retail partner of Motorola has introduced the promotional buy-back scheme for prospective Moto X buyers. The e-shop website is offering the phone for ₹19,999 and ₹21,999 (wood-panel based variants) with exchange for old smartphone.

Buyers have to mention their device's IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) number and location of their residence to check-out if they are eligible to avail the buy-back scheme. [To check for eligibility, click here for plastic models and here for wood-panel models]

Motorola's critically acclaimed Moto X originally made its debut in the USA in August 2013. Despite constrained with limited hardware specification, it received overwhelming response primarily for its rich user-experience like innovative voice-activated command features.

'Touchless Control', a virtual voice-assistant let's user to operate phone via orally to text message, email, set notifications/remainders, check game-scores and perform more operations thanks to 'always-active' micro phone. Users just need to say 'OK, Google Now' phrase to unlock the phone-screen.

Moto X also boasts of 'Quick-Capture' gesture control based camera-launcher feature where in a user can launch the camera just by flipping the device (even in sleep mode) twice horizontally and start snapping pictures in no time.

The Motorola phone houses 10.0-megapixel main camera (with 'Clear Pixel' (RGBC) sensor, LED flash support, full HD1080p video recording), a 2.0-megapixel camera with full HD video recording ability and a 2200 mAh battery which can provide back-up for close to 24 hours.

Other stipulated specification include 4.7-inch HD (720p) AMOLED screen and packs Motorola X8 Mobile computing system architecture based 1.7GHz Qualcomm snapdragon dual-core processor, quad-core Adreno graphics engine, one natural language processor core and contextual processor backed by 2GB RAM, 16GB inbuilt storage and it also come with water-repellent nano-coating inside and outside.

[Note: phone can be operated under rainy conditions, but users are advised not to take Moto X for a dip in the swimming pool]

Keys Specifications of Motorola Moto X:

Model

Motorola Moto X

Display

4.7-inch AMOLED (RGB) screen with HD 720p display resolutions,

Pixel density : 316 ppi

OS

Android v4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS (KitKat update released)

Processor

1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro dual-core CPU with one natural language processor core and a contextual processor core

(custom Motorola X8 Mobile computing system architecture)

GPU

Adreno 320 (four-cores) graphics engine

RAM

2GB

Storage capacity

16 GB (non-expandable)

Camera

Main: 10.0-megapixel CLEAR PIXEL (RGBC) camera, LED flash,

Full HD 1080p video recording

Front: 2.0-megapixel camera with full HD 1080p video recording ability 

Network

3G & 4G-LTE

Battery

2200 mAh,

Power back-up close to 24 hours

Add-ons

Water-repellent body coating (inside and outside), Bluetooth v4.0 LE + EDR, USB v2.0, Wi-Fi :802.11 a/b/g/n/ ac (dual band capability), GPRS, EDGE

Dimensions

Height: 129.3 mm

Width: 65.3 mm

Curve: 5.6-10.4 mm

Weight

130 g

Price

All color variant made of plastic costs ₹23,999, Wood-panel based smartphones -  Teak and Walnut variants costs: ₹25,999

Under buy-back scheme:

Plastic models costs: ₹19,999;

Wood-panel models costs: ₹21,999;

 (Ed:AJ)

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(Photo: REUTERS / Lucas Jackson)
Different colored examples of Motorola's new Moto X phones rest on a table at a launch event in New York, August 1, 2013. (Representational Image)
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