What can be seen in the space above is believed to be an image of the Motorola X phone which is apparently being tested on Sprint’s LTE network. Both Motorola as well as Google have been mum about this supposed smartphone ever since rumors of its existence had started cropping up, but that could change soon it seems, as a launch does not seem to be far away now. There’s even speculation that August 1 is date on which it will be showcased for the first time.
The literally dazzling photograph of the gadget has come out courtesy Phone Arena, which claims to have received it from a source who is testing it on Sprint’s 4G LTE network. It has been called the XT1056 by this leakster. It can be noted that a Sprint device with the same name had recently passed stopped by at the FCC. The source has revealed that the screen estate resting atop this apparent Motorola X phone is 4.5 or 4.6 inches in size.
Since it hasn’t been measured by them, we can believe that it’s a 4.7-inch surface, as had been pointed out by past rumors. And don’t expect it to feature a higher resolution than 720p HD. A modest 1.7GHz Snapdragon chipset will supposedly be placed underneath its hood, whereas 2GB worth of RAM will be available for it as well. Past reports have also pointed out that 16GB of system memory will be included on it.
Certainly, the Motorola X phone doesn’t in any way look like a device which is fit to compete with the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S4, the HTC One or the Sony Xperia Z. But as Phone Arena has indicated, its makers it seems are taking a features-focused approach rather than placing the onus entirely on hardware. It hence, needs to be seen what kind of technologies it ships with.
We’ll have more on the X phone if any other concrete details regarding this rumored gadget come to the fore.