Update (31/08/2017) – Moto X4 goes official at a special event in IFA Berlin. [catch full story here]
Update (28/08/2017) – Moto X4 smartphone is said to launch on September 2 and will be available at a price of $350 in North America.
A twitter handler @HeyAndri tweeted about the price of the smartphone after Motorola’s official Philippines Facebook page posted a photo of Livestream event on 2nd September.
#motoX4 online MSRP is $349.99 and $399.99 for NA Market
— Andri Yatim (@HeyAndri) August 28, 2017
Real story follows here…
Moto X4, the high-end smartphone is expected to be the part of Moto X smartphone family very soon. The press renders in company with the major specifications got leaked on twitter. Evan Blass with a twitter handle @evleaks makes a tweet regarding the media renders and specs.
This is not the for the first time that the next generation Moto X4 device got caught online. It is in the rumors from quite a long time. Just a week before this smartphone is said to be the part of Google’s Project Fi. The official twitter handle of Google’s MVNO, Project Fi makes a statement that we should expect its network to support a mid-budget smartphone shortly.
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) July 3, 2017
Then the rumored reports hinted it towards Moto X4, that it could be the smartphone under the Project Fi of Google.
Evan Blass revealed the press renders of the phone as you can see below.
The hinted specifications of Moto X4 includes the aluminum body with the 5.2 – inch of HD 1080p resolution display. A 3D Glass will be there on display as per the recent leaks. There will be something called SmartCam which is giving a hint towards a dual cam setup as seen in the press renders revealed by @evleaks.
In the front, there will be employed a 16 MP shooter camera for the best selfies while at the back there will be a combo of 12 MP + 8 MP dual cameras.
It is said that the launch date for this next generation Moto smartphone will fall in the fourth quarter during the big shopping holiday season in the US. 4 GB RAM with the 64 GB of expandable internal storage capacity is somewhat worth noticing just like the IP68 certification for water resistant and dust proof technology.
A front-mounted fingerprint scanner will be there for the security means and fast unlocking of the device. Moto X4 will be running on Android v7.1 Nougat out of the box with the 3000 mAh battery which will execute the device for long.
The highlights of the phone are the IP68 certification and being the first non – Google smartphone to support Project Fi of Google.