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Moto X's Moto Maker unmasked (pictures)

We take Motorola's Moto Maker online customization tool for a spin to see if it's worth the hype.

Brian Bennett
Brian Bennett is a former senior writer for the home and outdoor section at CNET.
Brian Bennett
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Make your Moto

After you enter your security code and log on to the Moto Maker site, you can begin the custom build process.
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The sexiest options are on back

Most of the color options for the Moto X live on the back plate. Unfortunately you can only select textures and patterns for the neutral color choices.
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Add your accents

There are seven accent hues to choose from, which appear on the Moto X's side buttons and main camera lens.
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Up the memory

You can add an additional 16GB of internal storage to the Moto X's standard allotment of 16GB.
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Your very own splash screen

Can't get into the standard phone splash screen? Perhaps making a personal one tailored to you is what you seek.
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Wallpapers that play it safe

Sadly the selection of wallpapers Moto Maker offers are not too exciting. You'll probably just want to find your own elsewhere.
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Link to Google from the factory

If you so desire, you can have Motorola prelink your Moto X to your Google account from the factory.
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Extras for the taking

Accessories for the Moto X include wall chargers (available in white or black), along with headphones, speakers, and cases.
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Confirm your creation

Once you've tweaked your future Moto X to your heart's content, see that everything looks copacetic.
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Some add-ons cost more

Premium add-ons such as headphones, speakers, and cases cost extra. The same goes for Motorola's extended warranties.
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Protect your masterpiece

Back up your personal Moto X with the Motocare extended warranty. It covers accidental damage for two years but costs an extra $85.

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