Design duel: iPhone 5S takes the Moto X

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Design duel: iPhone 5S takes the Moto X

The 5S: The iPhone still has a killer design.

(Credit: Apple )

It’s not easy to design a good-looking phone. A quick comparison between the iPhone 5S and Moto X shows why.

While beauty is subjective, some designs are clearly better than others. The HTC One is gorgeous by most accounts, including CNET Reviews’ take.

And the Samsung Galaxy S4 is obviously a looker for many.

The Moto X — which I recently picked up from Verizon — is another decent design; CNET Reviews calls it “well-crafted.”

I wouldn’t disagree with that assessment. But an iPhone it is not.

Again, I’m talking about industrial design, not features. Physical-design discussions are not the stuff of reviews. They focus on features. But a good physical design can tip the balance between two products equally matched on specs.

And Apple is good at tipping that balance. Steve Jobs made sure of that.

The Moto X is a good phone but not an outstanding physical design.

(Credit: Motorola)

The Moto X just looks plain next to the iPhone 5S — another phone I carry … [Read more]

Design duel: iPhone 5S takes the Moto X


Design duel: iPhone 5S takes the Moto X

 

Design duel: iPhone 5S takes the Moto X

 

Design duel: iPhone 5S takes the Moto X

 

Design duel: iPhone 5S takes the Moto X

 

Design duel: iPhone 5S takes the Moto X

Design duel: iPhone 5S takes the Moto X

Design duel: iPhone 5S takes the Moto X

Design duel: iPhone 5S takes the Moto X

Design duel: iPhone 5S takes the Moto X

Design duel: iPhone 5S takes the Moto X

Design duel: iPhone 5S takes the Moto X

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