12-04-2014 06:47 AM
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  1. corolla90's Avatar
    Hey all,

    I have the original Moto X, which I have absolutely loved having (though it seems like with the 4.4.4, or an earlier, update, my battery life isn't as good as it was before). With the CyberMonday deal for the new Moto X, just trying to figure out if it's worth the upgrade at this point. The larger screen seems like the biggest benefit of upgrading, and then the faster processor, but it also seems like there are only very minor upgrades with the camera and battery, which makes me wonder if I should just hold out for next year's new batch of phones to come out, including a Moto X 2015, which would hopefully get a bump in RAM, better camera specs and much bigger battery.

    Any thoughts? Has anyone upgraded from the old to the new Moto X, or thought about it and decided not to?
    11-26-2014 11:19 AM
  2. shamelin73's Avatar
    The new X is way better then the OG X. I liked the form factor of the OG X better but the new X feels great in the hand.
    The new X is much larger then the original and can't use it one handed as easy.

    I am glad I made the move.

    Sent from my XT1095 using Tapatalk
    11-26-2014 11:23 AM
  3. sharkita's Avatar
    What can I say I loved my 2013 X but adore my 2014 one even more so I say it's worth the upgrade. I got used to the bigger screen super fast and it's got a better signal than the 2013 one does. I'm hoping Moto improves the camera and battery too with the 2015 model, but if you get decent battery life now with your 2013 X, you'll do just fine with a 2014 one.

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    11-26-2014 03:18 PM
  4. NoYankees44's Avatar
    My wife has the 2013 and I have the 2014.

    As long as you have the cash and like the size, get the 2014. Everything about it is better. Battery life is only marginally better, but better. Everything else is better by a large margin. Especially the screen. Unless you need the huge battery of the turbo or the massive screen of a phablet, there is not a better phone in 2014. It really is a pleasure to use.
    jephanie likes this.
    11-26-2014 04:33 PM
  5. droidman2177's Avatar
    Yes. Buy it. It's awesome!
    11-26-2014 07:16 PM
  6. hawonjung's Avatar
    I thought moto x 2013 was a perfect one till I got my 2014


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    11-26-2014 10:28 PM
  7. dyastrab's Avatar
    I'm on the fence also. I love my Moto X (2013) but the Cyber Monday deal is looking tempting....
    11-26-2014 11:02 PM
  8. udazavlanje's Avatar
    I'm on the fence also. I love my Moto X (2013) but the Cyber Monday deal is looking tempting....
    Same here. If the bootloader was already unlocked, choice would be that much easier.

    via AC App on VZW Moto X DE/N7
    11-27-2014 07:12 AM
  9. bbdub's Avatar
    Definitely worth the upgrade. Motorola has knocked it out of the park again. Loved the original, and love the larger screen even more on the 2014. Definitely worth it!
    11-27-2014 09:11 AM
  10. Clocks's Avatar
    If you like the 2013 x but wanted a bigger screen the 2014 x hits the spot. It also feels more expensive. Unfortunately the camera is about the same (poor).
    11-27-2014 09:33 AM
  11. corolla90's Avatar
    Damn you guys and your positive thoughts about getting the 2014 Moto X!!! It's really pushing me over the edge to get it on Monday (if I can get the deal) and just sell my Moto X 2013. I appreciate everyone's input!
    11-27-2014 12:37 PM
  12. sharkita's Avatar
    Damn you guys and your positive thoughts about getting the 2014 Moto X!!! It's really pushing me over the edge to get it on Monday (if I can get the deal) and just sell my Moto X 2013. I appreciate everyone's input!
    I must warn you that parting with your 2013 X might be tough. I still have mine. Just couldn't let it go.

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    11-27-2014 01:47 PM
  13. corolla90's Avatar
    Yeah, I hear ya. Might just keep the 2013 as a backup, and sell my Nexus 4 that I bought just a few weeks ago to have as a backup. I'm currently abroad so I should be able to get a decent amount for either the 2013 X or the N4.
    11-27-2014 02:30 PM
  14. dyastrab's Avatar
    If the 2014 had a better battery, this would be a no-brainer upgrade for me...
    11-28-2014 08:29 AM
  15. Matthew Osterlund's Avatar
    Just did it two weeks ago with the PE from motorola, and hooked up to AT&T. Love the 2014 for all the reasons stated above, I've seen slightly better battery life and still on 4.4.4. Having said that the ebony wood back is not wood, so It's getting sent back within the 14 day return period and I'm reordering a cognac leather one on Cyber monday and saving $140.00. My top favorite things about the 2014 vs 2013 are the screen, the new wave sensors(a minor complaint from the 2013 for me was having to always flip it to get the screen to wake), speed... it's very fast nothing weighs it down, and front speaker is a very noticeable improvement.
    11-28-2014 08:23 PM
  16. tedbearclaw's Avatar
    Make the jump this thing is great

    Posted via the Android Central App
    11-29-2014 01:53 PM
  17. cdmta's Avatar
    2013 has the wave gesture. Use it all the time. I am also upgrading though.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    11-29-2014 02:02 PM
  18. anon(27512)'s Avatar
    I didn't get a chance to own the 2013 but this phone is awesome. I would think the upgrade would be substantial considering the upgraded build, camera and processor.

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    11-29-2014 02:19 PM
  19. benhaube's Avatar
    Personally I don't think the new Moto X offers enough over the previous model to justify an upgrade. That's why I have decided to buy a Nexus 6.
    11-29-2014 03:17 PM
  20. sharkita's Avatar
    2013 has the wave gesture. Use it all the time. I am also upgrading though.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    True but the wave gesture works better on the 2014 - at least it does for me. With my 2013, I always had to wave just right to get it to work whereas with the 2014 it works wherever over the screen I wave my hand.

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    11-29-2014 07:04 PM
  21. anon(5002059)'s Avatar
    I wasn't going to upgrade. Due to issues with trying to get my 2013 repaired I ended up with a free one. I think however after using the phone for a few weeks, it would have been worth it had I paid. The updated features work well and its still a very ergonomic phone. The leather on mine is breaking in nicely. Love the solidness of this phone. The metal frame just gives it a quality feel and look. Battery life has been better than my 2013. I would spring for the Pure Edition. I like the Nexus 6 too. Haven't seen it in person but I have heard rumors its rather large.
    11-29-2014 10:29 PM
  22. Clocks's Avatar
    I wasn't going to upgrade. Due to issues with trying to get my 2013 repaired I ended up with a free one. I think however after using the phone for a few weeks, it would have been worth it had I paid. The updated features work well and its still a very ergonomic phone. The leather on mine is breaking in nicely. Love the solidness of this phone. The metal frame just gives it a quality feel and look. Battery life has been better than my 2013. I would spring for the Pure Edition. I like the Nexus 6 too. Haven't seen it in person but I have heard rumors its rather large.
    They have the n6 at our att store. It feels like holding a nexus 7 to me.

    If it had a pen my wife would love it (she thinks her note 3 is too small), but it crosses the line for me.
    anon(5002059) likes this.
    11-30-2014 08:56 AM
  23. 21stNow's Avatar
    I have the 2013 Moto X and the only thing that I didn't like about it was the small screen size. The 2014 should make the Moto X as close to perfection in a phone as I can get (my love for the Note phones not withstanding).
    11-30-2014 12:45 PM
  24. thefever23's Avatar
    I had no plans on buying the new Moto X just because of how much I loved the 2013 and because it did feel like such a minimal upgrade. After holding off for a little I got the itch for a new electronic... Then I found myself designing my new Moto X on their website and a few days later it arrived to my house. At first I actually hated it because it was too big. Now a week and a half later I absolutely love the 2014. It fits in the hand perfectly and the larger size is offset by the thinness of the phone. Also, all of the Motorola software seem to work much smoother. Battery life is great and it might just be me but the phone seems to charge extremely quickly even with the non turbo stock charger. Just like the one before it I'm very satisfied with the new Moto X and recommend it to everyone. I like it enough to not return it and re-buy it through the cyber Monday deal just because I don't want to be without it for a few days.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    12-01-2014 05:27 AM
  25. davidnc's Avatar
    I also bought the Moto X 2014 .I still have my Moto X 2013 as well.
    Im glad it isnt any bigger then it is over the 2013 model,no regrets in buying it though.
    I got my Moto X 2014 on Oct.20 from Moto Maker ,customized this time around
    12-01-2014 06:30 AM
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