Moto X Style (Pure Edition) Review

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Many of you may not know, but Moto X Style (Pure Edition) is the biggest member of the product family till now. Moreover, it is the first flagship smart phone that is manufactured completely under the stewardship of Lenovo. You may even call it even a phablet with 5.7” display.

Moto X Style (Pure Edition)

The other important thing to note is that Moto X Style and Moto X Pure Edition are the same devices, only Motorola chose the second name for its US customers.

Unboxing the Moto X Style (Pure Edition)

Unboxing Moto X Style (Pure Edition)

You may find the Moto X Pure Edition in a fairly big retail box. Inside the boxy, you can find the device itself, a tool for removing the SIM and memory card slot, a Turbo Charger, and a clear bumper case that goes with the usual set of booklets. There is a bit disappointment for you as no headphones are included in the accessories.

Design & Build Quality of Moto X Style (Pure Edition)

As the predecessor, the Moto X Style (Pure Edition) comes in the same three-piece design and has slight curves in the body. However, if you really want to differentiate between a 2014 and 2015 Moto X, the only noticeable difference is that you find a front LED flash and a large camera at the back in the later.Customized Background of Moto X Style (Pure Edition)2

If we talk about the Moto Maker, you can find the richest ever Motorola’s customization platform. You get a brand new Gold option in the phone’s metal frame and many textures and colors for the back.

Motorola again has given a superb build quality in Moto X Style (Pure Edition). The device is packed with a strong metal frame, with its frond covered with Corning Gorilla Glass 3, and back cover with material of your choice. We can bet that the handset will definitely live up to your expectations in all its aspects.

The water repellent nano-coating treatment on the device has given the capability to handle light splashes to Moto X Style (Pure Edition).

Dimensions wise, the Moto X Style (Pure Edition) is 153.9mm long and 76.2mm wide. However, the thickness may vary between 6.1mm and 11.6mm, and weighs around 179 grams. The Moto X Style (Pure Edition ) has a 5.7” display.

Display of Moto X Style (Pure Edition)

The Moto X Style (Pure Edition) has a 5.7” IPS LCD display and a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. Moreover, you get the pixel density of 520 ppi, making it sufficiently sharp and worthy as a flagship product of 2015.Display of Moto X Style (Pure Edition)

You can easily get impressed with the brightness and different viewing angles of Moto X Style (Pure Edition). Moreover, if you want to use your phone outdoors, here is a good news. The sunlight legibility is of top notch making it completely visible even in the bright sunny days. The colors of Moto X Style (Pure Edition) are superbly accurate from a quality IPS unit, with a stellar contrast. The device has also got the QHD display, which is miles ahead of the quad-HD solutions available in other phones.

Battery of Moto X Style (Pure Edition)

There were some battery issues with the predecessor, therefore, this time, Moto X Style (Pure Edition) has got a massive 3000mAh non-removable battery that is equipped with XT1575. With the various battery tests, the phone has given an endurance rating of 63 hours with 23 hours of 3G Talk time, 7 hours of web browsing and 9 hours of video playback.

User Interface of Moto X Style (Pure Edition)

The Moto X Style (Pure Edition) is loaded with Android Lollipop 5.1.1. However, Motorola prefers vanilla Android user interface along with some improvements so that quick firmware updates can be provided.

Software of Moto X Style (Pure Edition)2

Moto X Style (Pure Edition) has got a new and unique way to get the notifications displayed without waking up the screen. This feature is known as Notification at a Glance.

Whenever you will pick up the phone from the table or take out from the pocket, the clock on the locked screen will light up, which will show the icons or any missed notifications. Moreover, if you will tap and hold the icons, you will get more information and details about the same. All of this without even waking up your phone.

Software of Moto X Style (Pure Edition)

Some of the other cool features include: if you want to activate the camera, just quickly twist your wrist holding the device and the camera will pop up; or use the chopping gesture to switch on the LED flash light and use it like a torch.

Performance of Moto X Style (Pure Edition)

Moto X Style (Pure Edition) has got some cool features under its hood. It has Qualcomm Snapdragon 808SoC, 3GB of RAM, its chipset has a duo of Cotex-A57 CPU cores and a quartet of Cortex-A53 cores along with the Adreno 418 GPU handling the graphics.

Camera of Moto X Style (Pure Edition)

Now comes the most important part, the camera of Moto X Style (Pure Edition). This giant is equipped with a 21MP camera with f/2.0 lens having dual-tone LED flash.

The camera has the similar interface as on the Moto E and Moto X that includes two on-screen buttons present on the right-hand side and a front facing camera. To take a snapshot, you just have to tap on the screen.

Camera of Moto X Style (Pure Edition)

You’ve got numerous modes available in the camera. Some of them include HDR, touch capture, panorama, widescreen mode, auto mode, night mode and shutter sound.

As informed above, twisting your hand will switch on the camera. However, this time, Motorola has added another twist in this twisting process. Twisting your hand for the second time will turn on the front-facing camera.

Conclusion

Moto X Style (Pure Edition) Conclusion

You can call the Moto X Style (Pure Edition) the best Android smartphone till date. This device is the combination of highly customizable looks, superb build quality, attractiveness, cool camera and unmatchable connectivity suite along with an attractive off-contract price tag. We would give Lenovo as much credit as Motorola in this case.

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