Moto X successor allegedly spied in new benchmarks

Should the specs prove accurate, the Moto X+! -- if that's what it's called -- could feature a 12-megapixel camera and 5.2-inch screen.

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A Moto X successor is due this summer. CBS Interactive

Motorola's successor to the Moto X could feature a 5.2-inch display and a 12-megapixel rear camera, if details recently discovered on benchmark site GFXBench prove true.

The Moto X XT912A seen there has the makings of a so-called Moto X+1. Powered by Android 4.4.3 KitKat, the handset looks to feature a 5.2-inch 1080p HD screen, a Snapdragon 800 processor, a 1.7GB RAM, and 24GB of internal storage.

The 12-megapixel rear camera is listed as having auto-focus, HDR, touch focus, and face detection while the front-facing 2-megapixel shooter would capture HD video.

It's worth pointing out that the XT912A model number was used by Motorola for the Moto X; the nearly identical XT912 is the model number for the Droid Razr. Perhaps Motorola is trying hide the new model in plain sight?

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Purported hardware for the Moto X successor. GFXBench

There is still no clear indication as to when we might expect the Moto X+1 to debut. The Moto X still has a few months to go before it hits the one-year mark, though Motorola promises we'll see the new device "late this summer."

 

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