Moto X4 Launched in India: Dual Assistants, Dual Cameras & A Waterproof Body!
The Moto X4 is the latest in a series of mid-range smartphones hitting the market.
Motorola finally has launched the Moto X4 in India. Unveiled at IFA in Berlin early this year, the smartphone has finally made its way to India. Unlike the other Moto X series devices, Moto X4 will sport mid-range specifications with a mid-range price tag.
Sporting a glass design, the Moto X4 will sport dual cameras at the rear, latest Bluetooth V5.0, near-stock Android, IP68 certification and Motorola’s handy gestures.
Moto X4 – Specifications And Features
The Moto X4 was unveiled at the IFA 2017 in Berlin earlier this year. The smartphone is a part of Google’s Android One initiative.
Design And Build
Moto X4 will sport an anodized aluminium frame coupled with a glass build on the outside. It has a circular camera bump at the back which is reminiscent of the Moto G5S Plus. The fingerprint sensor is integrated into the home button. The phone is 8 mm thin, if you ignore the protruding camera bump.
The device will feature a 5.2 inch, Full HD IPS LCD display. The screen resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels, with a pixel density of 424 ppi. It will carry Corning Gorilla Glass on top for protection against scratches.
The device will be powered by a 2.2 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 chipset, coupled with Adreno 508 GPU. The 3GB or 4GB of RAM ensures seamless multitasking.
The device will run Android 7.1.1 out of the box to offer a near-stock Android experience with only a few Motorola apps preloaded. Motorola has confirmed an Android Oreo update by February next year.
The device will feature an onboard storage of 32GB or 64GB which can be further further expanded up to 2TB with an external memory card.
The device sports a dual camera setup at the back. It includes a primary 12MP sensor with an f/2.0 aperture and secondary 8MP ultra-wide-angle sensor, with a 120 degree field of view and f/2.2 aperture, equipped with a dual-tone LED flash. Up front, it has a 16 MP selfie-shooter with an f/2.0 aperture, supported by an LED flash.
On the connectivity front, it supports Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v5.0, NFC, GPS with all the usual sensors on board. It has a USB Type-C port with an increasingly-rare 3.5 mm audio jack at the bottom.
The device features IP68 certification . It can survive in up to 1.5 metres of water for up to 30 minutes. IP68 also affords it protection against dust getting in.
It packs in a 3,000mAh battery, with support for quick charge technology. It claims to give a battery backup of six hours with just 15 minutes of charging.
Google Assistant And Amazon Alexa
The Moto X4 users will get the option to choose either of Google assistant or Alexa, Amazon’s exclusive voice assistant. Motorola have claimed that these voice assistants will support Indian languages for voice commands. However, Alexa won’t be available until Amazon releases the Alexa app in India.
Variants And Pricing
The smartphone will be available in two variants – 3GB + 32GB for Rs. 20,999/- and 4GB + 64GB for Rs. 22,999/-.
Moto X4 will go on sale via Flipkart from tonight at 11:59PM. The device will also be available at Motorola’s offline MotoHub retail stores. The launch offers include an additional exchange discount of Rs. 2,500/-.