Motorola is also adding Amazon Alexa to the Moto X4 which according to sources could be available in Australia straight after Amazon launch their voice offering which is tipped to be November 2017. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor which is clocked at 2.2 GHz and this is an octa-core CPU. It comes in two variants, 3GB RAM with 32GB storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB storage. The rear side edges are curved and flush into the smooth metal frame, which also houses the 3.5mm headphone jack at the side bottom. The front camera of the Moto X4 has a 16MP snapper and sits behind a lens with an aperture of F2.0, along with a front-facing LED flash.
Moto X4 supports dual rear cameras with a 12MP and 8MP sensor. The camera app also gets "Face Filters" like how apps like Snapchat, Instagram offer for users. The camera also comes with support for phase detection AF for fast and accurate focusing of subjects and create bokeh effects, along with 4K video recording. One of the rear camera, 12MP Dual Autofocus Pixel sensor with f/2.0 and 1.4um sensor size, while the 8MP camera has an ultra-wide angle with 120-degree field of view sensor and f/2.2 aperture and 1.12um pixel size.
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In case you're wondering about the display, it doesn't feature Shattershield like the Z force or X force but has substantially smaller bezels compared to them. The fingerprint scanner is integrated into the front home button. The screen is an LTPS IPS 5.2-inch FULL HD panel. The device comes with Android 7.1.2 Nougat out-of-the-box.
In terms of pricing and availability, the Moto X4 will be released in Europe this September where it will retail for €399. Along with all the Moto experiences we love such as chop-chop for flash light, wave for Moto display, twist the wrist to launch the camera all this legacy features are present here. The design of the smartphone features a sandwiched, dual-glass form factor, and the device is also IP68 certified for water and dust resistance. Our final first impressions verdict would be that it's sad to see the Moto X losing the flagship status by going upper mid-range.
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