Motorola Moto X (2017) Front

Lenovo-owned Motorola is reportedly working on the next generation of its X series smartphone, Moto X4. The phone is expected to come with aluminum body and will sport a dual-camera setup as well. The Moto X4 will be released in the fourth quarter of 2017.

According to a report by Evan Blass of VentureBeat, the smartphone from Motorola will feature a 5.2-inch screen with a full HD resolution. Earlier this month, some of the specs of the phone were leaked, but many of those now seem to be wrong, as per the report.

Moto X4 Leaked Specifications

Starting with the hardware, the report claims that the Moto X4 will be powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor clocked at 2.2GHz. Earlier it was tipped to have Snapdragon 660.  Along with this, it is having a 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The memory can be further expanded via microSD card slot up to 256 GB.

The smartphone is reported to sport a dual-camera setup. The combination of the dual rear camera will come with a 12 MP and 8 MP sensors. Coming to the front, there will be a 16 MP selfie camera.

Coming to the software front, the phone is to run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. It will be powered by a 3000mAh battery. Moto X4 will come with an IP68 certification making it water and dust resistant.

On the connectivity front, it will support 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, and GLONASS. Another feature includes a front-mounted fingerprint sensor with gesture support. It will be similar to what we have already seen in recent Moto G5, G5 Plus and Z2 Play.

VentureBeat also reported that the Moto X4 is going to be the first non-Google smartphone capable of operating on the Google’s project Fi.

Pricing and Availability

The Moto X4 is supposed to be a mid-segment phone and to be priced at between Rs. 17,999 and Rs. 20,999.  The company hasn’t announced anything officially, still if the rumors to be believed it will be available by the end of this year.


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