A couple of interesting developments today that seem to go hand in hand. First Motorola changes its wallpaper on its Twitter page to a black background that simply says 'Moto X, August 1, 2013. They also tweeted out the apparent announcement to keep the never ending hype surrounding their upcoming hero device rolling.
Which brings us to our next rumor...which originally started with the infamous Taylor Wimberly but that now seems to have received some possible corroborative evidence from some other sources. That rumor is that Motorola and Google plan to make the Moto X available for purchase the same day as the announcement...August 1st, which is of course this Thursday.
Just got some crazy info. Unverified source tells me Moto X ships to US carriers on 7/29 (tomorrow)! If this is true then it might go on sale this week after the big reveal. Trying to verify info with some other sources.
- Taylor Wimberly
Now apparently phone carriers are rumored to be receiving black and white versions of the Moto X as we speak and over the next several days. The much discussed 'customized' Moto X's, where you'll be able to mix and match colors and possibly materials will have to be ordered online...but presumedly that ordering process will also open up on August 1.
Now there's no hard evidence to all this. It appears to be strategically leaked info from some sources close to or inside the company. But it would make sense that this is the strategy that the company is following, especially in light of Google's Chromecast being made available the same day it was announced and even the New Nexus 7 having its initial availability date of July 30th pushed way up to the day after the announcement. We'll post any updated info on this as soon as we get it.Motorola Twitter