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Motorola Moto X - 2nd Generation

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The 2nd generation of the critically acclaimed Motorola Moto X has been unveiled, and it's gotten a raft of upgrades in terms of specs and features that should make it one of the best Android phones on the market. Running stock Android, the Moto X keeps the same name but gains a bit more mass: it sports a 1080p 5.2-inch AMOLED display (up from the 4.7 inches and 720p of its predecessor), but the body is thinner now, encased in aluminum wrapping around the edge for a premium feel. The camera -- one of the only deficiencies from the first edition -- is upgraded to a 13-megapixel shooter, with 4x zoom and a new ring flash. Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor with a 2.5GHz quad-core CPU, a 578MHz Adreno 330 GPU and 2GB of RAM. Motorola says the new 2,300mAh battery will last a full day. Touchless Control, now known as Moto Voice, and Active Display, now Moto Display, are back and even better. Finally, the Moto Maker customization program now includes Horween leather.

Go here for more info, and look for the Moto X to launch later this month, with pricing set for $99.99 on contract.

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