Motorola, the inventor of the cellphone, is hoping to regain its stature with the Moto X, the first smartphone designed under its new owner, Google. The new Moto X offers a range of customization options. Here are the technical details on the new device along with Samsung's Galaxy S4, HTC's One and Apple's iPhone 5.

Tech specs for Moto X:

— Manufacturer: Google Inc.'s Motorola Mobility.

— Display: 4.7 inches (diagonal) with a resolution of 1280 by 720 pixels (316 pixels per inch)

— Keyboard: Touch screen only

— Memory capacity: 16 or 32 gigabytes. No option to expand, but phone comes with free 50 GB of storage on Google Drive for two years, in addition to the normal 15 GB.

— Size: height: 5.09 inches; width: 2.57 inches; depth: 0.41 inch at thickest point (129.3 by 65.3 by 10.4 millimeters)

— Weight: 4.59 ounces (130 grams)

— Cameras: 10-megapixel camera on back, 2-megapixel on front

—Video recording: high-definition (1080p — comparable to the resolution of a 40-inch flat panel TV)

— Battery life: 2,200 milliampere-hours. Talk time is 13 hours, according to manufacturer. Battery cannot be replaced by user.

— Processor: 1.7 gigahertz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4.

— U. S. wireless carriers: AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, U. S. Cellular. Customization options through AT&T only at first.

— Operating system: Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean).

— Other features: Can customize colors and add personal greeting on back cover and when phone turns on. Near-field communications; a chip lets the phone act as a credit card at some payment terminals and share data wirelessly when tapped against some other phones.

— Availability: Late August or early September.

Tech specs for Samsung Galaxy S4:

— Manufacturer: Samsung Electronics Co.

— Display: 5 inches (diagonal) with a resolution of 1920 by 1080 pixels (441 pixels per inch)

— Keyboard: Touch screen only

— Memory capacity: 16 or 32 gigabytes, expandable with microSD card of up to 64 gigabytes.

— Size: height: 5.38 inches; width: 2.74 inches; depth: 0.31 inch (136.6 by 69.8 by 7.9 millimeters)

— Weight: 4.59 ounces (130 grams)

— Cameras: 13-megapixel camera on back, 2-megapixel on front

—Video recording: high-definition (1080p — comparable to the resolution of a 40-inch flat panel TV)

— Battery life: 2,600 milliampere-hours. Talk time is 17 hours, as provided by phone carriers. According to T-Mobile, up to 69 hours of audio playback and 11 hours of video playback. Up to 8 hours of Internet use on 3G and 4G, 10 hours on Wi-Fi. Battery can be replaced by user with a spare.

— Processor: 1.9 gigahertz quad-core

— U. S. wireless carriers: Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, among others.

— Operating system: Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)

— Other features: Near-field communications; a chip lets the phone act as a credit card at some payment terminals and share data wirelessly when tapped against some other phones.

— Availability: Launched in the U. S. in April.

Tech specs for HTC One:

— Manufacturer: HTC Corp.

— Display: 4.7 inches (diagonal) with a resolution of 1920 by 1080 pixels (468 pixels per inch)

— Keyboard: Touch screen only

— Memory capacity: 32 or 64 gigabytes. Not expandable with memory card.

— Size: height: 5.41 inches; width: 2.69 inches; depth: 0.37 inch (137.4 by 68.2 by 9.3 millimeters)

— Weight: 5.04 ounces (143 grams)

— Cameras: 4-megapixel camera on back, 2.1-megapixel on front. Back camera sports larger sensor pixels promising better low-light shots.

— Video recording: high-definition (1080p — comparable to the resolution of a 40-inch flat panel TV)

— Battery life: 2,300 milliampere-hours. Talk time of 27 hours on GSM, 19 hours on CDMA, according to manufacturer. Battery cannot be replaced by user.

— Processor: 1.7 gigahertz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600

— U. S. wireless carriers: AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile.

— Operating system: Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)

— Other features: Near-field communications; a chip lets the phone act as a credit card at some payment terminals and share data wirelessly when tapped against some other phones.

— Availability: Launched in the U. S. in April.

Tech specs for iPhone 5:

— Manufacturer: Apple Inc.

— Display: 4-inch (diagonal) with a resolution of 1136 by 640 pixels (326 pixels per inch).

— Keyboard: Touch screen only

— Memory capacity: 16, 32 or 64 gigabytes. Not expandable with memory card.

— Size: height: 4.87 inches; width: 2.31 inches; depth: 0.30 inch (124 by 59 by 7.6 millimeters)

— Weight: 3.95 ounces (112 grams)

— Cameras: 8-megapixel camera on back, 1.2-megapixel on front.

— Video recording: high-definition (1080p — comparable to the resolution of a 40-inch flat panel TV) up to 30 frames per second with audio

— Battery life: Apple does not list battery capacity, but reports pin it at 1,440 milliampere-hours. According to Apple, talk time is up to 8 hours on 3G. Internet works for up to 8 hours on 3G and LTE and up to 10 hours on Wi-Fi. Up to 10 hours of video playback. Battery can be replaced by service personnel only.

— Processor: Apple A6 chip. Apple does not list its speed.

— U. S. wireless carriers: Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and others.

— Operating system: Apple's iOS 6. New operating system expected this fall.

— Availability: Launched in the U. S. in September 2012. New model likely this fall.

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