Moto X Now Up for Pre-order on Phones 4u

CNet UK reports that the Moto X is now available from Phones 4u. We’re still three days out from the February 1 release date we heard earlier this month but it looks like Phones 4u orders are shipping right away. Interestingly, it seems Phones 4u also has the exclusive on the white version the phone for three months.

The device is available for free on contract (with plans from Vodafone, EE, T-Mobile and Orange), though how much you’ll pay each month depends on the carrier and the plan. Vodafone has a £21 per month plan, but it offers only 250 MB of data. Not ideal for a lot of smartphone users. If you jump up to £34 per month, you’ll get 6 GB of 4G data.  Orange, and EE offer 500 MB of data as well as 1000 minutes for £27.99 and £29.99, respectively. If you're looking to go off-contract you can expect to pay £390.

Back in August, Motorola said it didn’t have any immediate plans to bring the Moto X to Europe. Now, six months later, that's finally changing. The Moto X uses the "Motorola X8 Mobile Computing System," which consists of a software-optimized Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro dual-core SoC clocked at 1.7 GHz, a natural language processor and a contextual computing processor. This is paired with 2 GB of RAM and a 2200 mAh battery promising up to 13 hours talk time and up to 24 hours mixed usage time. The phone also packs a 4.7 inch AMOLED 720p screen, 16 GB (standard) or 32 GB of internal storage, dual-band wireless AC and Bluetooth 4.0 + EDR connectivity, and location services consisting of aGPS (assisted), AGPS (autonomous), sGPS (simultaneous), Standalone GPS, eCompass and GLONASS.

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