Motorola Moto X Force review: Plans | Pricing | Specs

Motorola Moto X Force

Motorola Moto X Force
  • Display

    5.4 inches

    1440 x 2560

  • Storage


  • Battery size

    3,760 mAh

Motorola's Moto X Force is a more than capable smartphone that offers quality features, but it primarily sells on its heavy duty screen.

The good

  • Can take a hit from every angle.
  • The price is right.
  • Impressive 21MP camera with 4K recording.

The bad

  • One colour option.
  • Processor lacks punch.
  • Water-repellant coating is good, but not good enough.

The Moto X Force boasts an impressive 21MP camera, long-lasting battery and a near-indestructible shell.

A lot of Motorola’s Android offerings have catered to a market of klutzes and ruffians. While it has generally gone for a clean and tidy Android UI, its range of smartphones has never been too afraid to get down and dirty.

The Moto X Force continued that legacy by offering a premium smartphone in a seemingly indestructible shell. In addition to a 21MP camera, 4K video capture a Snapdragon 810 chipset, the X Force also boasts a shatter-proof display and water-repellant coated internals. Oh, and it’s clearly named after one of the most indestructible superhero teams in history.


  • Near indestructible screen.
  • Water-repellant coating is good, but not good enough.
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  • Impressive 21MP camera with 4K recording.


  • Processor lacks punch.

Battery life

  • 3000 mAh battery


  • Another good Motorola handset, although its newer efforts do eclipse it.
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Pricing and availability

Motorola Moto X Force

Motorola's heavy duty Moto X Force

The Motorola Moto X Force has a tough screen that can take a beating and just keep on going.


  • The Motorola Moto X Force originally sold in Australia for $599 outright.

Motorola Moto X Force specs



Physical dimensions


Power, storage and battery

Device features

Display size 5.4 inches
Resolution 1440 x 2560
Pixels per inch (PPI) 540
Rear camera megapixels 21MP
Rear camera aperture size f/2.0
Video recording 4K
Front camera megapixels 5MP
Front camera aperture size f/2.0
Dimensions 149.8mm x 78mm x 7.6mm
Weight 169g
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Network category speed Category 6
Processor Snapdragon 810
Operating system Android 5
Internal storage


External storage support Up to 2TB
Battery capacity 3,760mAh
Headphone jack Yes
Fingerprint sensor No
Water resistance N/A
Wireless charging Qi

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