Nov 07 AT 10:34 AM Alex Wagner 2 Comments

Moto X with football leather back blitzes its way onto Verizon’s shelves


When Motorola introduced us to the new Moto X earlier this year, it revealed that leather back panels would now be available when customizing a phone in Moto Maker. If those leather backs aren’t quite special enough for you, though, the Moto X is now available with a unique leather backside.

The Moto X with football leather is now being sold by Verizon Wireless. The device is the same as a plain ol’ leather Moto X, but with a back that’s got a football-like texture. Pricing for this football Moto X is $119.99 with a two-year contract, $0 down and 24 payments of $22.91 each with Verizon Edge or $549.99 without a commitment, all of which is the same as a standard wood or leather-clad Moto X.

This new custom Moto X looks like an interesting option, especially for football fans out there. Not only is it a custom leather back, but the added texture of the football leather could make it extra grippy. The bad news is that the Moto X with football leather appears to be a Verizon-exclusive, at least for now.

What do you think of this football leather Moto X?

Via: PhoneDog

Source: Verizon Wireless

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  • Chuck D

    I’m all for the football leather skin. Seems like it should be much more durable than the cow hide.

  • SGB101

    Surly you mean American Football type leather, as footballs have been synthetic plastic leather for years, plus smooth.