An Overview of Motorola Moto X Pure

Motorola Moto X Pure Review

Motorola now being owned by Lenovo has introduced its latest handset, Motorola Moto X Pure, for the international markets its Moto X Style. The handset is a specifications beast. Here’s a fully detailed review given for you to read.

Motorola Moto X Pure Description:

The description of Motorola Moto X Pure includes:

  • Qualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon 808 Chipset system
  • Dual-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A57 & quad-core 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53 processor
  • Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop) operating system
  • 3GB RAM, 32GB storage and an expansion slot for external memory
  • 9mm length; 76.2mm width and 11.1mm thickness
  • The screen of Motorola Moto X Pure is 7 inch and 1440 x 2560 pixels display resolution
  • It weighs 179g
  • It has a 121 MP rear camera
  • 5 MP front camera
  • Price of $399.99


  • Moto X Pure is nothing out of the ordinary because of its smart and sleek design.
  • It does not feel very premium but it is a good looking device.
  • The handset can be designed online before ordering of course. Colours, engravings and other combos come free of cost. It has metal frame around the edges.
  • Moto X Pure weighs 179g, relatively lighter than other android phones.
  • It has a 5.7 inch display.
  • Measures at 11mm, so it feels a tad chunky in hands.
  • The handset has a good grip.
  • The screen to body ratio of Moto X Pure is 76%.
  • The navigation buttons for Moto X Pure are on the screen.
  • Power and volume key can be found on the right edge of Moto X Pure.
  • Headphone jack can be found on the top edge.
  • USB port is on the bottom edge.
  • Micro SIM and microSD card slot is also on the top edge.
  • The device has a Nano coat of water resistance, which is enough to protect it against small splashes.
  • The speakers for Moto X Pure are present above and below the screen.

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  • Moto X Pure has a 5.7 inch IPS display. The resolution of Moto X Pure is 1440 x 2560 pixels.
  • The pixel density of Moto X Pure is 515ppi.
  • The colour temperature of Moto X Pure is 6748 Kelvin. The colour temperature is very accurate due to its close rate to the reference temperature (6500).
  • The maximum brightness of Moto X Pure is 715 nits while minimum brightness is 1 nit; another one great feature is that both of which are greatly desirable and excellent.
  • The display of Motorola Moto X Pure is protected by Gorilla Glass 3. Therefore, rest assured of its durability.
  • The viewing angles are great.
  • Even outside in the sun Motorola Moto X Pure’s screen is very clear.
  • The display of Motorola Moto X Pure is amazing and the brightness of the device is stunning especially relevant to image and motion vividness capturing.
  • Motorola Moto X Pure’s 515ppi pixel density gives us a very sharp display and contrast in every angle.
  • The display is ideal for all activities.



  • The processor of Moto X is Dual-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A57 & quad-core 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53 which is complemented by 3 GB RAM, which results to high apps compatibility.
  • The installed graphic unit is 418 GPU.
  • The performance is buttery smooth.
  • All the apps run like a dream. Heavy games are a little burdensome but other than that the performance is great and impressive .

Memory & Battery

  • Moto X also comes in three versions of 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB at most.
  • It supports a memory card slot, so no worry about short memory.
  • Also has a 3000mAh non removable battery.
  • The constant screen on time for Moto x is disappointingly 6 hours and 29 minutes, probably because you could use it for long hours as well.
  • The charging time for Moto X is 78 minutes. About an hour or so yet most noteworthy offers longer battery life.


  • On the rear Moto X holds a 21 MP camera while on the front there is a 5 MP camera.
  • The cameras can record HD and 4K videos.
  • It has an excellent colours of the images.
  • Video quality is stunning as you could view moving images vividly.
  • There is also the feature of dual Led flash and Optical Image Stabilization,
  • The camera app of the handset is loaded with features.
  • HDR mode gives nice shots while the panoramic shots are not that good.
  • The front camera can almost fit group selfies and while the presence of an LED flash on the front is very pleasing, it captures clear images and videos.
  • The handset can run Android v5.0 (Lollipop) operating system which can be upgraded to Marshmallow.
  • All the Moto apps are present; Moto Assist, also Moto Voice, another one Moto Display and finally Moto Action. These apps are really useful. Moto action allows us to use gestures to open apps, Moto Voice takes voice commands, Moto assists turns our phone to silent when we are sleeping and with Moto display we don’t need to press the power button again and again to view time or read notifications as well.
  • All the features of dual band Wi-Fi, AGPS, LTE, Near Field Communication and Bluetooth 4.1 are present. Probably would ask for an increased amount of money with those but promises great mobile experience.
  • Browsing experience is really smooth; especially no lags were noticed on the browser. The Moto Voice app can even open web pages and works in your convenience while you speak about them.
  • The call quality on the device is very good, in addition to the ear piece that delivers clear voices.
  • As Moto X Pure does not have its own user interface, Google music app has been used for download and installation.
  • The front speakers are very powerful; and therefore gives clear sound of high pitch. Same goes with its video player which can play all sorts of formats.

In the box you will find:

  • Moto X Pure
  • User guide
  • Safety manual
  • Turbo charger
  • SIM removable tool
  • Clear bumper

Motorola has presented us with something really cool, much as easy to learn apps and fun. Outside design can be personalized upon ordering. Exploring features inside, first of all, we get the android experience; performance is fast, camera is so much better than the predecessor and another thing, has the simply stunning display. Screen set is highly durable because of its gorilla glass cover. While it cannot be easily damaged by simple bending in pockets, dropping it by accident won’t cause breakage either. It is a really nice package at a not so reasonable price, yet it could have been a little less, but overall, the device is relevantly worth it. We can never question its high durability opposite to the price. Hence, a one real good to go gadget. Just right for each one of us who want to explore more and enjoy technology.


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