Motorola’s unlocked, unbranded Moto X will be called the ‘Pure Edition’

See the original posting on The Verge

I can think of many, many times where I’ve called the flavor of Android that ships on Nexus phones “pure Android,” and it looks like Motorola is taking a cue: its direct-sale, unbranded, unlocked Moto X will be called the Moto X Pure Edition when it ships. (The Moto X doesn’t actually use stock Android, per se, but it’s awfully close with a few tweaks — and the Pure Edition lacks the crapware and slower OS update schedule of the carrier-branded units.)

That “when” of the new Moto X is still an open question, though. The only guidance Motorola gave at its event was “later in September” — its website still shows “coming soon” without an option to buy or configure the 2014 model through Moto Maker, so the wait continues.

If the unbranded…

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