The much-awaited Moto X (2nd generation) smartphone, which was unveiled early this month, has now got a price tag. Motorola has priced the new Moto X at Rs 31,999 in India. The smartphone will go on sale on Flipkart.com starting from midnight of September 24.
At Rs 31,999, the new Moto X is Rs 8,000 dearer than the first-gen Moto X that was launched in India at Rs 23,999 onwards.
Motorola says the base variant of the Moto X will be available for Rs 31,999, while the wood finish and the leather back panel variants are priced at Rs 33,999.
The 2nd generation Moto X features a 5.2-inch 1080p display and a curved back encased in a metal frame. The specifications of the new Moto X include a 2.5GHz quad-core processor, 2GB RAM and water-resistant coating. Moto Voice in the Moto X accepts new voice commands and lets users control their favourite apps with voice commands.
The phone has a 13 megapixel rear camera with dual LED ring flash and a 2 megapixel front-facing camera. The phone runs Android 4.4 KitKat and its 2400mAh battery is claimed to offer up to 24 hours of usage.
The Moto X smartphone was unveiled on September 5 alongside the new Moto G.
According to research firm IDC, smartphone sales in the country grew almost three-fold to over 44 million in 2013, buoyed by affordable devices made by local firms.