Motorola started 2017 in great force. We already got to know the Moto G5, mid-range Moto G5 Pus. Moto C and C Plus as super economical entry range alternatives. The new mid-range Moto Z2 Play and we still have a lot of surprises until the end of summer. From Moto E4 and Moto E4 Plus to the next top of the line Moto Z2 and maybe we'll have a Moto G5S in blue. Even today we learn that the brand has already marked a new presentation event on June 21 in Brazil and this can only mean one thing. New smartphones and Moto X4 should be one of them!
And why a presentation in Brazil? Is Moto X4 (also known as Motorola Moto X 2017) an exclusive to the beautiful country of "Order and Progress"? First of all, yes Brazil is one of Motorola's great bastions and it makes perfect sense for the Moto X4 to be presented there. Secondly, no, the Moto X4 should reach all world markets.
Take a look at the success and media coverage that the Moto Z2 Play launch event had and we understand the whys and whys. All the dedicated press was present and was infected with the strength and enthusiasm of the brand. Motorola has a strong base of support in Brazil and does not plan to relinquish its large market.
Motorola Moto X4: Starting Over
It was in 2015 that Motorola, already under Lenovo's control, unveiled the latest X-line smartphone, the Style. One of Motorola's most iconic ranges and has since fallen into a vacuum, destined for oblivion. However, this year we saw Lenovo reversing the direction of direction for Motorola. We have already seen, here on video, the exact moment when "Lenovo Moto" died, opening the way for a return of Motorola and its icons.
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We can expect a new Motorola Moto X4 for this year. According to leakster Roland Quandt, a usual source of well-sustained information leakage, the new smartphone will be a mid-range device. O flagship or top of the range will continue to be Moto Z which will soon also be updated with Moto Z2. About this still few leaks of information we had. Today we get to know the main features of Moto X4 and believe that the smartphone will not disappoint.
Moto X4 will be one of the best smartphones you can buy. It will not be exactly the most powerful on the market but for its good characteristics in all the main points. It remains to be seen whether the new Moto X4 will not compete with Moto Z2 Play but that would already be a theme for one of our weekly PodCast's.
Moto X4: The Features
Starting with its construction in metal and "3D glass", something that seems to indicate the presence of a screen with curved edges – hence the 3D – in the upcoming Moto X4. It will also have IP68 certified water resistance. This degree of protection allows you to submerge the smartphone to a maximum depth of 1.5m for about half an hour. Your main camera will have two 13MP (dual camera) sensors and will have some degree of associated artificial intelligence.
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The "Turbo Charge" fast upload continues to be present and, according to the recent posting on the Twitter profile of Hey Andri, will have a mostly glass construction. Inside we will have a 3800mAh battery, a huge capacity that will surely give you a range capable of making the new Moto Z2 Play envious.
The 3800mAh battery will have to talk!
Your processor may leave some consumers standing behind. This is the Snapdragon 660, Qualcomm's latest mid-range processor. Benchmarks and tests aside, the average consumer will be perfectly satisfied with their performance and fluidity of this octa-core at 2.0 GHz.
Moto X4 also features a 5.5-inch Full-HD (1080x1920p) resolution IPS LCD screen with a density of 401 pixels per inch. We will also have 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal memory expandable via a microSD card up to 256GB. We will also have a biometric sensor installed on the front, in its central Home button. It will have a Type C USB port and your operating system will be Android 7.1.1 Nougat as it hits stores.
The date referred to in this tweet suggests June 30th. However, given the event's scheduled date for June 21, Motorola is expected to present this equipment in Brazil shortly before.
Is this the forceful return of one of Motorola's most charismatic lines? Is Moto X4 about to be announced? The new "bargain" for the mid-high end market. Personally I would like to see the Moto Maker system reach more markets with more possibilities for customization. And yes, bring the wood, lots of wood … for the Moto X4 cover!
What are your expectations for this Moto X4?
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