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New 2014 Moto X (Plus links to 360 smart watch and new Bluetooth Headset)

16th September 2014, 08:30 AM   |  #141  
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That sucks! Most of the new feature in the new moto x will not be updated in the old moto x even tho it can support it

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16th September 2014, 09:19 AM   |  #142  
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yea but is the xt1092 the one that is the unlocked version.... or will there be carrier selection you think?

Motorola doesn't make a T-Mobile version, for whatever reason. I think T-Mobile only carries phones it thinks it can sell, like Samsungs and iPhones.

So, if you want T-Mobile Wifi calling, you have to use a SIM-locked T-Mobile variant phone. If T-Mobile decides it wants the Moto X, maybe Motorola will accommodate them with an actual locked version.
16th September 2014, 10:42 AM   |  #143  
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Motorola doesn't make a T-Mobile version, for whatever reason. I think T-Mobile only carries phones it thinks it can sell, like Samsungs and iPhones.

So, if you want T-Mobile Wifi calling, you have to use a SIM-locked T-Mobile variant phone. If T-Mobile decides it wants the Moto X, maybe Motorola will accommodate them with an actual locked version.

I know all of this but they can still sell versions with different bands
16th September 2014, 12:04 PM   |  #144  
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I know all of this but they can still sell versions with different bands

Why? The unlocked version supports all of the major bands needed, including band 12, which the AT&T and Verizon phones lack.

For T-Mobile/Sprint:
You get Quad-band GSM, Penta-band HSPA (850, 1700, 1800, 1900, 2100MHz), and Octa-band LTE (2, 4, 5, 12, 17, 25, 26, 41).
CDMA 800/1900MHz is also thrown in.

You'll only use a few of those, mainly 1700/2100MHz or 1900/2100MHz HSPA, and bands 4 and 12 of LTE. GSM is usually 850 or 1900MHz.

With a Sprint SIM, it'll use CDMA and bands 25, 26, and 41 LTE (Spark).

With an AT&T SIM, it'll use 1900/2100MHz HSPA, and band 17 LTE (4 or 5 in regional areas where low-frequencies aren't allowed).

Why make another? It's basically a Motorola branded Nexus.

The only other versions will probably be for smaller carriers and Canada.
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18th September 2014, 12:59 AM   |  #145  
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Anand may have messed up their review, but they did not list Band 12 for the pure/t-mo model. I could not find confirmation either way on the Moto site.
18th September 2014, 02:31 AM   |  #146  
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Anand may have messed up their review, but they did not list Band 12 for the pure/t-mo model. I could not find confirmation either way on the Moto site.

It's listed as the Sprint model, but that's actually the unlocked XT1092. Look at the bands of this "Sprint" model on Anandtech. It supports the 3 carriers. There's no reason to support HSPA 1700/2100MHz unless you use it on T-Mobile in a non-refarmed area.

The AT&T model definitely doesn't have band 12.
19th September 2014, 02:59 AM   |  #147  
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Nope, looks like the XT1092 will never see the light of day.

The unlocked version will be the XT1095 or XT1097 with 1700/2100 HSPA enabled.

We'll just have to hope for future band 12 support, since band 12 and 17 are related and are both lower 700MHz. Usually amplifiers combine support for both.
19th September 2014, 02:40 PM   |  #148  
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19th September 2014, 07:03 PM   |  #149  
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Nope, looks like the XT1092 will never see the light of day.

The unlocked version will be the XT1095 or XT1097 with 1700/2100 HSPA enabled.

We'll just have to hope for future band 12 support, since band 12 and 17 are related and are both lower 700MHz. Usually amplifiers combine support for both.

I'm not positive the XT1092 will never see the light of day. Assuming it has already been developed, Republic Wireless's business model kind of needs this phone to be released. It may not show up as a Sprint native phone.

I hope AnandTech just made a mistake about the bands on the pure model.

I'm holding off ordering - I have a corporate account that is going away next month, so an android will finally replace my BBry on my business line, but I am holding for possibility of Nexus neXt. I will have 14 days to port once they tell me my changeover date.

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