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  1. piizzadude's Avatar
    Source protection

    Sent from the nexus of the Android world, the SGS3.
    12-21-2012 08:59 PM
  2. StinDaWg's Avatar
    Well, at least we know what he said was probably true then...
    12-21-2012 10:13 PM
  3. Ry's Avatar
    Also, a bunch of those policies are dictated by Verizon and the old moto management. If the X is on all carriers I expect that you would see it unlocked on most and locked on vzw, much like the sgs3

    Sent from the nexus of the Android world, the SGS3.
    IMO the bloatware is the only thing directly mandated by any given carrier. Locked bootloaders too, but that's not relevant for the regular consumer.

    The "skinning" and OEM customizations to the user interface are not directly any carrier's fault. The OEMs want to differentiate from each other.



    Sent from my DROID BIONIC using Android Central Forums
    12-21-2012 10:24 PM
  4. Dr0me's Avatar
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    Sent from the nexus of the Android world, the SGS3.
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    12-21-2012 11:00 PM
  5. Jaycemiskel's Avatar
    Also, a bunch of those policies are dictated by Verizon and the old moto management. If the X is on all carriers I expect that you would see it unlocked on most and locked on vzw, much like the sgs3

    Sent from the nexus of the Android world, the SGS3.
    True, but Samsung phones still seem to be able to be cracked whereas Moto phones can't. I'm not leaving Verizon so if it comes down to it I'll just have to get something from Samsung.

    Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using Tapatalk 2
    12-21-2012 11:13 PM
  6. piizzadude's Avatar
    IMO the bloatware is the only thing directly mandated by any given carrier. Locked bootloaders too, but that's not relevant for the regular consumer.

    The "skinning" and OEM customizations to the user interface are not directly any carrier's fault. The OEMs want to differentiate from each other.



    Sent from my DROID BIONIC using Android Central Forums
    I really was only talking about the locked bootloaders. I know skinning for the most part is the oem. Now carriers, Verizon, seem recently to like to mess with the skin which bugs me a bit.

    Sent from the nexus of the Android world, the SGS3.
    12-21-2012 11:14 PM
  7. drewgalyen's Avatar
    Don't we all. However, I don't see that happening until second half 2013 (coming to market, anyways). But it is definitely in the pipeline. I can't find it, but I read a story this morning while at work about the new Atoms besting ARMs on both power and performance.
    12-22-2012 12:05 AM
  8. AMTrombley0924's Avatar
    I'm getting a Razr Maxx HD for christmas, but if this phone is everything it's hyped to be, I know I'll be using a family upgrade when it comes out! GAH
    12-22-2012 01:21 AM
  9. ChuckG73's Avatar
    I'm getting a Razr Maxx HD for christmas, but if this phone is everything it's hyped to be, I know I'll be using a family upgrade when it comes out! GAH
    You will love the Maxx HD......My contract is finally up next October with VZW, so I do not care which carrier gets the X, it as of now will be next phone
    12-22-2012 07:06 AM
  10. going_home's Avatar
    I got front paged
    Really ? Seriously ? For what ?

    You've removed all of your posts.

    Another forum troll ?

    I dunno.........

    12-22-2012 11:14 AM
  11. effengee's Avatar
    I've never given Motorola a chance because they've never given me a better experience than any other phone available. I would if the X phone turned out to be a true beast. The camera has been a major drawback.

    My want list for the X phone: 4.7 inch true hd, ips+ lcd display; quad core processor with true multitasking ; 13 meg premium cam (bsi , hdr , 1080p recording, etc) ; tegra 4; sd card slot; minimum 2500 mAh battery ;miracast ; hdmi out; physical camera button. (that wakes camera) ; non slip materials ; flexible screen; bt ;4G lte (do we really have to mention the obvious) ; rounded edges, curved glass ;jelly bean or klp; did I miss anything? Oh yeah, call it the Motorola Beast.
    12-22-2012 11:22 AM
  12. Dr0me's Avatar
    Really ? Seriously ? For what ?

    You've removed all of your posts.

    Another forum troll ?

    I dunno.........

    I already indicated why I did it. After thinking about it, having front page traffic directed to my post was not what I wanted. Trying to protect my source.

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Android Central Forums
    12-22-2012 12:02 PM
  13. craZDude's Avatar
    I already indicated why I did it. After thinking about it, having front page traffic directed to my post was not what I wanted. Trying to protect my source.

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Android Central Forums
    I understand and respect your decision. I'd there any way I could see what you originally posted? Perhaps you could PM me the details? I wouldn't share them, of course!
    12-22-2012 12:49 PM
  14. jroc's Avatar
    This is the Nexus I was looking for. Hope it comes to Verizon, hope its a Nexus.

    Please for the love of everything humane....the phone doesnt be 5" or 6"....lol. Sorry I just dont want a phone bigger than the Maxx HD or GS3. GS3 might be the absolute max size I want in a phone.
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    12-22-2012 01:36 PM
  15. craZDude's Avatar
    This is the Nexus I was looking for. Hope it comes to Verizon, hope its a Nexus.

    Please for the love of everything humane....the phone doesnt be 5" or 6"....lol. Sorry I just dont want a phone bigger than the Maxx HD or GS3. GS3 might be the absolute max size I want in a phone.
    I'm 95% sure that this phone isn't a nexus. The leak very clearly stated that there was something running on top of stock Android. I believe this is much more likely to be Motorola's new headlining brand of phones, much like the Galaxy line is Samsung's.
    12-22-2012 01:43 PM
  16. Hbomber110's Avatar
    Not being a Nexus device doesn't stop them from being introduced to the AOSP
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    12-22-2012 02:47 PM
  17. Serial Fordicator's Avatar
    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000...598368942.html

    Looks like they are making one for Verizon. I read another article and they said they are having problems with it but I can't find the article.

    Sent from my SCH-I535 using Android Central Forums
    12-22-2012 09:17 PM
  18. NoYankees44's Avatar
    Not being a Nexus device doesn't stop them from being introduced to the AOSP
    Yes but for that to be true, all those features would have to be baked into stock Android. It could happen, but aosp is not know for being to most feature rich flavor around...

    It would be nice for moto to actually do something interesting for a change. When the only notable thing you have done in 2 years is put a fat non removable battery in a phone, you have to question their ability. Everything they have done recently is on par or less than everyone else. Never better in any way.

    I for one am surprised that Google is using moto at all. Maybe messing with the management even. I figured that they would leave them alone as long as they did nothing stupid. It would avoid pissing off other partners and compliance issues with business biding. I guess not though...

    Sent from my ADR6425LVW
    12-22-2012 10:45 PM
  19. piizzadude's Avatar
    Not necessarily. They could make the added extras (for example smart action) part of the UI overlay. Wouldn't cause any issues at all with the aosp base.

    But yeah, aosp is bland.

    Sent from the nexus of the Android world, the SGS3.
    12-22-2012 10:57 PM
  20. cdmta's Avatar
    IMO the bloatware is the only thing directly mandated by any given carrier. Locked bootloaders too, but that's not relevant for the regular consumer.

    The "skinning" and OEM customizations to the user interface are not directly any carrier's fault. The OEMs want to differentiate from each other.
    Motorola has stated that they would prefer stock android, but verizon prefers it. I'd have to look for the article-google it if you want. Was also talked about in the podcast i believe.



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    12-22-2012 11:27 PM
  21. Jaycemiskel's Avatar
    Yeah, carriers dictate that the phones have skins. Otherwise you got a bunch of phones that do the exact same thing. Hard for the average person to differentiate between the numerous phones.

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk 2
    12-23-2012 01:28 AM
  22. Hbomber110's Avatar
    When the only notable thing you have done in 2 years is put a fat non removable battery in a phone, you have to question their ability. Everything they have done recently is on par or less than everyone else. Never better in any way.
    They are short on specs and features but they make the best PHONES followed by Nokia and RiM. They make solid phones with powerfull and realible radios, call quality and speaker volumes are never left out. Ever heard about security issues with motorolas ?

    Now Samsung...

    My Galaxy Nexus is a great 4.7" tablet... Not a great phone a all.
    12-23-2012 01:29 AM
  23. piizzadude's Avatar
    They do nothing different that HTC except for make things difficult to rom

    Sent from the nexus of the Android world, the SGS3.
    12-23-2012 01:35 AM
  24. Ry's Avatar
    I believe the focus of that article was about the DROID RAZR M.

    Yet the Intel-powered, non-Verizon branded RAZR i has the same exact MotoBlur.

    And Sense as a UI is older than Android.

    Yes, the carriers probably don't want every Android phone looking the same. But the OEMs probably don't want their phones feeling the same as their competitors either.

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC using Android Central Forums
    12-23-2012 01:42 AM
  25. MrHost's Avatar
    Motorola makes great phones... There aren't any water proof phones like the RAZRs. The build quality is excellent and their UI does a pretty good job.. I like the slightly modified version on the. RAZR m better though.

    Sent from my DROID RAZR using Android Central Forums
    12-23-2012 12:46 PM
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