Moto X now available for reservation exclusively from Rogers

Moto XI’m constantly multitasking, whether it’s brushing my teeth while watching Breakfast Television or talking to my mother while cleaning the apartment. Multitasking just got easier, with the new Moto X smartphone introduced today by Motorola. The Moto X is designed to be more responsive, more alert and provide the best of Google’s mobile services. Expanding our large selection of LTE-enabled Android smartphones, the Moto X will be exclusively available from Rogers this month.

Here are three Moto X features that will help make your life easier:

  1. You can control the Moto X with only your voice. No kidding. With Touchless Control, start by saying “OK Google Now.” Then, you can get directions, set an alarm or even ask it if you need to bring an umbrella with you and it will give you up-to-the-minute weather for your location. Did I mention you can do this without touching it at all? Awesome.
  2. Love taking pictures? Another great feature I would definitely use is the quick capture camera. Twist your wrist twice to open the camera application and take great action shots from the Toronto Blue Jays game. You can also touch the screen anywhere to get the shot you need.
  3. Minimize your “must check phone” cravings with Moto X’s Active Notifications feature, which showcases useful info as it comes in – right on the screen (even while it’s asleep!). No more staring at a blinking light that doesn’t actually tell you anything.

What about the blazing fast LTE speeds?

The Moto X is built to run on Rogers 2600 MHz LTE spectrum, the fastest wireless internet band available in Canada. Capable of delivering higher speeds than other LTE bands, customers with the Moto X will be able to download large files quickly or stream music with no buffering. Rogers has more LTE network deployed in the 2600 MHz spectrum band than any other carrier.

How do I get one?

Moto X will be available in black or white exclusively to Rogers Wireless customers this August for $189.99 on select two-year plans. Existing Rogers wireless customers can reserve theirs now on the Rogers Reservation System and new customers can sign up for updates on availability at www.rogers.com/motox.

What do you think of the new Moto X? What would you ask Google Now?

UPDATE Aug. 23, 2013, 1:30 p.m.: You can now get your Moto X for $189.99 on select two-year agreements at your local Rogers retail location. Visit Rogers.com/MotoX for more details on the device.

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  1. Awww, I was holding out for this device for so many reasons. No 32gb, no customization, and 189.99 on a 2 yr? It’s great you guys are getting cutting edge devices but when you get the bottom model and charge a premium it hurts. Sorry :/

  2. Jepeptemnebra says: August 1st, 2013 a 5:29pm

    Specialty fiber cement siding in stained product by Bob Wewer

  3. Soo the states gets 18 colors to choose from and we get… black and white. Thanks Rogers! I love being mediocre.

  4. Will this phone be made in USA or China? I hear USA will get built in USA and Canada built in China. Also, price is too expensive.

    • RogersNicolas says: August 3rd, 2013 a 12:57pm

      Hi Ahmad, regarding manufacturing questions, I’d advise you to get in touch with Motorola (owned by Google). They’ll be able to assist.

  5. 2600 MHZ LTE? Meaning no LTe in MAnitoba right? Just wann confirm…

  6. I am the #1 in the reserve list. But I am thinking to cancel it.

    So disappoint on x.

  7. same here disappointing not to be able to get 32gb

  8. Will Rogers ever get the ability to use Moto Maker in the future? I would buy this phone in a heartbeat if I could customize it.

    • RogersKatie says: August 7th, 2013 a 2:45pm

      Hi Purdy,
      Unfortunately, Motorola is not able to offer this service in Canada at this time but they’re hoping to expand this offering in the future.
      Thanks!
      Katie

      • Do you know whether “in the future” means near future (the current Moto X device), or does it mean next year’s model or beyond?

        • Moto has a contract with I believe Verizon or one of the US carriers that makes the customization exclusive to them for not sure how long. Could be the initial 3 month period or could be 1 year..
          Still really bummed that Rogers always chooses the base models though. You can only ever get the premium models of iPhones but never get the option for larger hard drive on any other devices. That’s why I always upgrade, sell my Rogers phone and buy an unlocked phone from online.
          Really a shame.

  9. Are there any plans to offer customization via the Moto Maker website in the future?

    • RogersKatie says: August 7th, 2013 a 2:43pm

      Hi Doug,
      Unfortunately, Motorola is not able to offer this service in Canada at this time but they do hope to expand the offering in the future.
      Thanks!
      Katie

  10. Are you guys going to sell Lumia 1020?

    • RogersNicolas says: August 8th, 2013 a 1:09pm

      Hi, we cannot comment on the potential launch of devices but we’ll definitely continue to keep everyone posted of our newest handhelds.

  11. im hearing moto x is being released august 23rd in the us, is rogers on or close to that date. i was #5 on the reserve list, then i cancelled. but after watching a bunch of reviews i added myself again to the reserve list. i was 46, im now up to 23. looks like lots of ppl have changed there minds. il purchase it outright to keep my good plan i have now. is there any news on the outright price yet. $600??

  12. Hoping it is released soon! Aug 23???

  13. Steve Stevenson says: August 16th, 2013 a 2:55am

    How much to just buy one from Rogers as I just upgraded a year ago to the Moto RAZR as no LTE in my town, now a year later LTE is in my area and I would like to buy this phone.

    • RogersNicolas says: August 16th, 2013 a 9:17am

      We haven’t released all the details, such as pricing, but as soon as we do, we’ll update rogers.com. Feel free to reach out to our Care team via Twitter @RogersHelps or Facebook if you’d like someone to look into an upgrade with you.

  14. Steve Stevenson says: August 16th, 2013 a 11:55am

    MobileSyrup just posted that Rogers is selling outright for $550

  15. Any price detail yet?