If you’re looking for a comparison, Motorola are the Leicester City of the smartphone world. The Olly Murs. Maybe the Donald Trump. Whichever way you put it, they’re the once-ridiculed brand who are now most definitely in-form, and exceeding all expectations.
See for yourself. The third-gen Moto G continues to reshape the expectations of affordable phones. The Moto X Play is the best sub-£300 handset available. And the Moto X Force looks set to revolutionise the mobile industry with its indestructible display. So what, then, of the company’s iPhone 6S-rivalling flagship phone – the Moto X Style?
Well, at £399 the phone isn’t as affordable as its siblings, but still undercuts the direct competition. Considerably. It plays host to features you’d be more inclined to see on devices north of the £500 marker – namely a QHD display and OIS-enhanced camera – and wraps them together in a stunningly simple user experience.
Yes, it might not be the prettiest flagship phone on the market. But it continues Motorola’s good work and is one of the better Android phones available right now. Samsung, HTC, et al? It’s time to watch your backs.
- Stunning display
- Affordable price tag
- Stock Android OS
- Poor low-light photography
- No fingerprint scanner
- Slightly bulky design
Moto X Style Design: Style by name, not necessarily by nature
Motorola has made massive strides in reigniting its smartphone standing over the past 12 months. Design, however, is an area that the company is yet to master. The Moto X Style is far from an ugly device – as its name suggests, it’s aiming for a la-di-dah fashion-friendly feel – but it’s not going to garner too many looks of lust either.