Motorola particulars Moto Maker, the web site you will use to construct Moto X (video)

Motorola details Moto Maker, the website you'll use to build Moto X (video)

In in search of a approach to differentiate its Moto X in a market saturated with mid-vary smartphones, Motorola opted to supply distinctive customization choices, with the telephone assembled to order at a facility in Fort Value, Texas. You’ll be able to decide from a handful of backplate colours, corresponding to Turquoise or Royal Blue, together with accents across the digital camera lens and quantity rocker — consider it as a ColorWare coating, however utilized on the manufacturing unit. You will make your picks on Moto Maker, a website devoted to outfitting your Moto X.

First, you will select a again colour from a dozen or so out there choices — some fairly spiffy wooden finishes, comparable to Bamboo, Teak, Ebony and Rosewood, are coming quickly. Up subsequent is a entrance colour selector, the place you possibly can decide from black or white — white appears fairly good with a lighter wooden like Bamboo or Teak, for instance, whereas Ebony and Rosewood may higher match a black entrance plate. Then, you’ll be able to choose an accent shade, and add a “signature” that’ll be printed on the again, comparable to an e mail tackle (to assist in retrieving a misplaced telephone). Lastly, you’ll be able to add on a transparent or coloured case from producers like Belkin or Case Mate, together with different equipment like headphones and audio system.

You possibly can select an ordinary 16GB Moto X for $199 with a two-yr contract, or you’ll be able to step as much as 32 gigs for an additional 50 bucks (storage is just not expandable, so that is your solely probability to improve). After you place an order, Motorola plans to get the system to your door inside 4 days. Initially, you will solely have the ability to customise a tool for AT&T, and provided that you are based mostly within the US. Sadly, there isn’t any phrase when (or if) Maker can be obtainable internationally, however it’s set to go stay domestically by the date Moto X goes on sale, if not sooner. Be a part of as we take it for a spin within the video after the break.

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