11-14-2015 12:56 PM
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  1. Greatsrj23's Avatar
    I just bought the phone tonight and set it up. Everything seems to be working fine so far. Called Verizon to make sure it was activated and it is. I'm already having regret because of the size of the phone. I'm coming from the Moto X 2013. I really just about everything about that phone. The only problem is the battery life. I thought i'd try the MXPE because it would be a familiar experience but in a better body. The battery is a lot better, more ram and it has an SD card slot. I'm just not sure I can get over the screen size. There isn't really anything else out there that I really want. I really wish Moto released a phone with a 5.2 screen or less this year. I've thought about the Nexus 5X and that sounds perfect except i'm on Verizon and even though some people got theirs working I'm still not convinced. If I could buy it from a store like Best Buy then I would try it. So i'm going to try and give the phone a week and see if I get used to the size at all. Otherwise i'll got back to the 2013 until something more my size comes out.
    11-11-2015 07:51 PM
  2. Champion1229's Avatar
    I just bought the phone tonight and set it up. Everything seems to be working fine so far. Called Verizon to make sure it was activated and it is. I'm already having regret because of the size of the phone. I'm coming from the Moto X 2013. I really just about everything about that phone. The only problem is the battery life. I thought i'd try the MXPE because it would be a familiar experience but in a better body. The battery is a lot better, more ram and it has an SD card slot. I'm just not sure I can get over the screen size. There isn't really anything else out there that I really want. I really wish Moto released a phone with a 5.2 screen or less this year. I've thought about the Nexus 5X and that sounds perfect except i'm on Verizon and even though some people got theirs working I'm still not convinced. If I could buy it from a store like Best Buy then I would try it. So i'm going to try and give the phone a week and see if I get used to the size at all. Otherwise i'll got back to the 2013 until something more my size comes out.
    I still haven't gotten mine (shipped last night. est. delivery on Friday) but I played with one of the floor models at Best Buy and it seemed large but not exceedingly so (it's hard to hold them in hand at stores because of the security cords). I tend to watch a lot of movies / YouTube on my phone so I'm hoping that the size is manageable on the day to day use but amazing when watching content.
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    11-11-2015 08:10 PM
  3. Greatsrj23's Avatar
    I still haven't gotten mine (shipped last night. est. delivery on Friday) but I played with one of the floor models at Best Buy and it seemed large but not exceedingly so (it's hard to hold them in hand at stores because of the security cords). I tend to watch a lot of movies / YouTube on my phone so I'm hoping that the size is manageable on the day to day use but amazing when watching content.
    Yeah those stupid security things they have on the phones make it impossible to know how it will feel in your hand normally. I figured that since I can return it (and since it's the holiday season I have until January 15th but it has to be in pristine condition) I figured i'd try it out. It's not looking good though. I hope you enjoy it better than I am. If it wasn't for the screen size i'd love it because it's basically the same experience as i'm used to only with some upgrades.
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    11-11-2015 08:19 PM
  4. thejesse's Avatar
    I just bought the phone tonight and set it up. Everything seems to be working fine so far. Called Verizon to make sure it was activated and it is. I'm already having regret because of the size of the phone. I'm coming from the Moto X 2013. I really just about everything about that phone. The only problem is the battery life. I thought i'd try the MXPE because it would be a familiar experience but in a better body. The battery is a lot better, more ram and it has an SD card slot. I'm just not sure I can get over the screen size. There isn't really anything else out there that I really want. I really wish Moto released a phone with a 5.2 screen or less this year. I've thought about the Nexus 5X and that sounds perfect except i'm on Verizon and even though some people got theirs working I'm still not convinced. If I could buy it from a store like Best Buy then I would try it. So i'm going to try and give the phone a week and see if I get used to the size at all. Otherwise i'll got back to the 2013 until something more my size comes out.
    Give it a few days. You may adjust to the size.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    11-11-2015 08:20 PM
  5. dmark44's Avatar
    The 5x is the perfect weight and it's thin. But the Height X Width isn't that much different than phones with bigger screens.
    11-11-2015 08:49 PM
  6. dmark44's Avatar
    Yeah those stupid security things they have on the phones make it impossible to know how it will feel in your hand normally.
    I hate those things. I wish I could try to hold a Turbo 2 without one when I go into the Verizon store.

    My best buy still has not put out a display MXPE model yet even though there's a display set up for it. They keep a couple of them locked away for sale.

    When they first got it in, they got one out of the cabinet for me to look at untethered, which was nice. But, it wasn't charged and they were anxious to put it back away since it was for sale.
    11-11-2015 08:59 PM
  7. Westiemom's Avatar
    My husband just got the Nexus 6 at Verizon today and man that thing is huge, but it is gorgeous! He is a big guy so he loves the size. I've messed with it some tonight and I couldn't live with the size of it. Maybe the XP will seem just right after handling the 6.

    My XP is supposed to be here Friday too so well see!

    Was going to add that the guy at Verizon took the 6 off the security cord so my hubby could see how it felt. So they can do that ....

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    11-11-2015 09:51 PM
  8. dmark44's Avatar
    I've had it for one week now. When I pick up my MXPE, the screen & size still feels like a little bit of overkill -- sometimes.

    I will admit that besides the obvious multimedia advantages, typing and swiping on the Google keyboard is great on this big screen!
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    11-11-2015 09:51 PM
  9. Ry's Avatar
    No remorse from me.

    Motorola's software experience is big for me. Moto Display even on an LCD is better for me than a Notification LED. And I like Moto Display more than AOSP Ambient Display. I'll take the extra commands that Moto Voice brings over the basic OK Google voice commands. And Moto Assist's Driving Mode is huge for me on my long commute.

    Plus the price was right.

    Because of these features, I'll pick the Moto X Pure Edition over any of the current flagships (Nexus 6P, Note 5, S6).

    Posted via the Android Central App on the Moto X Pure Edition
    11-11-2015 10:01 PM
  10. ffejjj's Avatar
    No remorse from me.

    Motorola's software experience is big for me. Moto Display even on an LCD is better for me than a Notification LED. And I like Moto Display more than AOSP Ambient Display. I'll take the extra commands that Moto Voice brings over the basic OK Google voice commands. And Moto Assist's Driving Mode is huge for me on my long commute.

    Plus the price was right.

    Because of these features, I'll pick the Moto X Pure Edition over any of the current flagships (Nexus 6P, Note 5, S6).

    Posted via the Android Central App on the Moto X Pure Edition
    I have to agree!

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    11-12-2015 12:37 AM
  11. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    My husband just got the Nexus 6 at Verizon today and man that thing is huge, but it is gorgeous! He is a big guy so he loves the size. I've messed with it some tonight and I couldn't live with the size of it. Maybe the XP will seem just right after handling the 6.

    My XP is supposed to be here Friday too so well see!

    Was going to add that the guy at Verizon took the 6 off the security cord so my hubby could see how it felt. So they can do that ....

    Posted via the Android Central App
    I had the 2013 Moto X prior to the Moto X Pure Edition. I had concerns about the size as well, and I never played with the Pure, since I ordered it on its release date using Moto Maker.

    It only took me two days to adapt to the size. Now my 2013 Moto X seems tiny.

    I also found the Nexus 6 too big. I have some friends who have the Nexus 6, and it was much too wide for me, due to the bigger bezels.

    The Moto X Pure Edition ended up being just the right size for me.
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    11-12-2015 12:57 AM
  12. darknyght00's Avatar
    No remorse from me.

    Motorola's software experience is big for me. Moto Display even on an LCD is better for me than a Notification LED. And I like Moto Display more than AOSP Ambient Display. I'll take the extra commands that Moto Voice brings over the basic OK Google voice commands. And Moto Assist's Driving Mode is huge for me on my long commute.

    Plus the price was right.

    Because of these features, I'll pick the Moto X Pure Edition over any of the current flagships (Nexus 6P, Note 5, S6).

    Posted via the Android Central App on the Moto X Pure Edition
    Ry is spot on- I ordered my XPE just a couple days after preorders opened to replace last year's (verizon) X. Most of the decision was because it is completely carrier branding free (though I did install the My Verizon app for bill pay and the data usage widget) and rootability. My job occasionally requires me to test web applications on mobile devices and the ability to edit host file entries is huge for that.

    I'll say it outright- at this stage, I can NOT use an android phone that doesn't have moto display. This single feature has so changed the way I interact with my device that not only can I not imagine not having it available, I can't last 5 minutes with it disabled before I get frustrated with the inability to jedi-mind-trick the display on and flip it back.

    When the new nexii were released, I thought the 5X was pretty sexy (the XPE is a little on the big side for me) and nexus imprint looked like a great way to keep other people out of my phone without inhibiting my use. Unfortunately, I don't think they'll cut it for me at this time. I would like to see the stock ambient display updated to support more of a moto display experience- perhaps with the option for the same hardware in the X line to allow the wave to wake part. Probably not gonna happen but it'd be cool to see in a Nexus 5Y (or Y not)
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    11-12-2015 01:21 AM
  13. Greatsrj23's Avatar
    Ry is spot on- I ordered my XPE just a couple days after preorders opened to replace last year's (verizon) X. Most of the decision was because it is completely carrier branding free (though I did install the My Verizon app for bill pay and the data usage widget) and rootability.
    I can't get that widget to work. The one in my app list says it's not compatible. I downloaded the one from the store that says nexus and the widget says disconnected. I downloaded an apk and that says disconnected too. Any suggestions?

    As for the size issue, I am going to give it a couple days at least. I usually trust my gut and it was telling me to return it. I don't want to use it too long and risk damaging it then I can't return it. I'll be using it at work today and I can see how the vice commands work in the car as well. I'm typing on it right now using one hand... It's slipped a couple times but it's not so bad. I feel like my hand is going to start hurting if I keep holding it like this though.
    11-12-2015 05:36 AM
  14. andonakis's Avatar
    I bought the MXPE 2 weeks ago. You will love it. Coming from the note series 2 3 and 4. I have some regrets though and it seems I'm in the minority. My bluetooth is my problem. In my car it works fine, but try to stay connected on my 3 different devices is just disappointing. When I called Mototrola they concluded because my MXPE is 4.1 version and my devices are 3.0, it has a difficult time staying connected. Well my note 4 connected just fine and it was 4.1 version. So go figure. Plus voice and data do not work together or advanced calling.
    But I do not regret buying it. Its buttery smooth, no bloatware, go for it.
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    11-12-2015 01:56 PM
  15. Ryaan Johnson's Avatar
    I can't get that widget to work. The one in my app list says it's not compatible. I downloaded the one from the store that says nexus and the widget says disconnected. I downloaded an apk and that says disconnected too. Any suggestions?

    As for the size issue, I am going to give it a couple days at least. I usually trust my gut and it was telling me to return it. I don't want to use it too long and risk damaging it then I can't return it. I'll be using it at work today and I can see how the vice commands work in the car as well. I'm typing on it right now using one hand... It's slipped a couple times but it's not so bad. I feel like my hand is going to start hurting if I keep holding it like this though.
    It's going to go like this. You are going to use it and think its OK doesn't thrill you. You will them return it and go back to your old phone and realize how much you loved those subtle differences and want it back.. The old phone won't sound as good as the dual front speakers. The display won't be as bright and the moto display... Trust me

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    11-12-2015 01:57 PM
  16. Ryaan Johnson's Avatar
    I bought the MXPE 2 weeks ago. You will love it. Coming from the note series 2 3 and 4. I have some regrets though and it seems I'm in the minority. My bluetooth is my problem. In my car it works fine, but try to stay connected on my 3 different devices is just disappointing. When I called Mototrola they concluded because my MXPE is 4.1 version and my devices are 3.0, it has a difficult time staying connected. Well my note 4 connected just fine and it was 4.1 version. So go figure. Plus voice and data do not work together or advanced calling.
    But I do not regret buying it. Its buttery smooth, no bloatware, go for it.
    Can't blame the lacking of advanced calling on moto.. That's the carriers not letting you access it without their bloatware

    Posted via the Android Central App
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    11-12-2015 01:59 PM
  17. andonakis's Avatar
    I bought the MXPE 2 weeks ago. You will love it. Coming from the note series 2 3 and 4. I have some regrets though and it seems I'm in the minority. My bluetooth is my problem. In my car it works fine, but try to stay connected on my 3 different devices is just disappointing. When I called Mototrola they concluded because my MXPE is 4.1 version and my devices are 3.0, it has a difficult time staying connected. Well my note 4 connected just fine and it was 4.1 version. So go figure. Plus voice and data do not work together or advanced calling.
    But I do not regret buying it. Its buttery smooth, no bloatware, go for it.
    11-12-2015 02:23 PM
  18. Greatsrj23's Avatar
    It's going to go like this. You are going to use it and think its OK doesn't thrill you. You will them return it and go back to your old phone and realize how much you loved those subtle differences and want it back.. The old phone won't sound as good as the dual front speakers. The display won't be as bright and the moto display... Trust me

    Posted via the Android Central App
    If that is the case then I will just buy it again. I don't want to switch to LG or go back to Samsung because I love everything Moto has done. I don't think I can get used to the size right now and i'd rather return it before anything happens to it. I always trust my gut and I don't feel like this is the phone for me. I'll wait for something else that feels better for me to come out.
    11-12-2015 03:12 PM
  19. Ry's Avatar
    I bought the MXPE 2 weeks ago. You will love it. Coming from the note series 2 3 and 4. I have some regrets though and it seems I'm in the minority. My bluetooth is my problem. In my car it works fine, but try to stay connected on my 3 different devices is just disappointing. When I called Mototrola they concluded because my MXPE is 4.1 version and my devices are 3.0, it has a difficult time staying connected. Well my note 4 connected just fine and it was 4.1 version. So go figure. Plus voice and data do not work together or advanced calling.
    But I do not regret buying it. Its buttery smooth, no bloatware, go for it.
    What carrier?
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    11-12-2015 03:21 PM
  20. darknyght00's Avatar
    I can't get that widget to work. The one in my app list says it's not compatible. I downloaded the one from the store that says nexus and the widget says disconnected. I downloaded an apk and that says disconnected too. Any suggestions?

    As for the size issue, I am going to give it a couple days at least. I usually trust my gut and it was telling me to return it. I don't want to use it too long and risk damaging it then I can't return it. I'll be using it at work today and I can see how the vice commands work in the car as well. I'm typing on it right now using one hand... It's slipped a couple times but it's not so bad. I feel like my hand is going to start hurting if I keep holding it like this though.
    I remember having some trickiness involving putting the verizon widget on there but I can't recall what I did to fix it off the top of my head. I'll poke around after work and get back to you on that one.

    As for the slipperiness, I had similar concerns even back on the 2014 X (back then I was coming from and iphone 5 so that was a bit of a size bump too). I've found the CaseMate bumper to help dramatically with that. It makes the edge easier to hold without it feeling like the phone is cutting into your hand and gives some much needed gripping power while keeping that custom back visible. It does add a small amount more bulk to an already large device but I have a difficult time even imagining what a better case would be like.
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    11-12-2015 03:47 PM
  21. krlseidl's Avatar
    I had a few WIFI burps when I got my Pure. I work from home and listen to music via WIFI while doing so. It was pretty annoying. I went and changed the channel for WIFI on my Uverse modem to 7 and all the WIFI issues cleared up. I love the phone. I grabbed my wife's Moto E this morning and I could not ever see going back to a phone that size.
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    11-13-2015 09:41 AM
  22. andonakis's Avatar
    Verizon. I have called both Verizon and Motorola 5 times and 5 times they said they dont support it.
    11-13-2015 11:21 AM
  23. VoltaicShock's Avatar
    Verizon. I have called both Verizon and Motorola 5 times and 5 times they said they dont support it.
    What do they not support?
    11-13-2015 11:38 AM
  24. Ry's Avatar
    Verizon. I have called both Verizon and Motorola 5 times and 5 times they said they dont support it.
    I'm on Verizon.

    Advanced Calling 1.0 is enabled on my Verizon line.
    Enhanced 4G LTE Mode is enabled on my Moto X Pure Edition.

    I get Voice and Data at the same time.
    11-13-2015 02:08 PM
  25. Tom in Bristol's Avatar
    I'm on Verizon.

    Advanced Calling 1.0 is enabled on my Verizon line.
    Enhanced 4G LTE Mode is enabled on my Moto X Pure Edition.

    I get Voice and Data at the same time.
    Ry, did VZW try to charge anything extra for Advanced Calling?
    Was that change something that would kill Unlimited Data? (I know it goes up by $20 per line this month.)
    11-13-2015 02:44 PM
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