Motorola are taking smartphone customization to new levels with their new Moto Maker service that allows you to completely outline your own, custom Moto X. We visited Motorola at their headquarters in the US where our man Sascha got hands on with several examples of what Moto Maker is offering.
Moto Maker went live in the UK and the US just a few days ago, allowing you to choose ally manner of back and front finishes and trim for your Moto X smartphone, plus custom cases and even engravings. Check out the video below:
The Moto Maker service has a broad range of back colors and finishes that come in five braod categories including Cool, Leather, Natural, Warm and Neutral. In total there are 25 options for the back cover. As you can see in the video above, the Natural group includes Walnut, Bamboo, Ebony and Teak, all using genuine FSC certified wood. The front of the device can be a choice of white or black, but you do get a choice of trim with ten different shades.
The new Moto X (2014) is a 5.2 inch, 1080p Android 4.4.4. smartphone based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset. It also features a 13MP camera, 2GB of RAM and can be purchased with either 16GB or 32GB storage configurations. The Moto X has a base price of $524.99 direct from Motorola. Customized back covers cost an additional $25, and cases from Hula and Gelli will set you back $19.99 and $24.99 respectively.
Don’t forget to watch our first hands video of the Motorola Moto X (2014) that we shot at IFA a few weeks ago:
We also have a comparison of video comparing the new Moto X with the LG G3: