Moto X4, the Google Assistant and Alexa-powered smartphone unveiled at IFA 2017, is anticipated to start in India shortly going by the current chain of teasers on Motorola India’s social media accounts. The teasers, with the tagline “Xperience,” possess a series of images which are essentially natural settings shaped as a smartphone. There is no concrete date for its Moto X4 India launch event yet, but the frequency of this tweets suggests that the company could let out more teasers and launch details soon enough.
Update: Motorola India has sent out media invites to the Moto X4 India launching, being held on October 3, 2017.
In one of the teasers, a top view of the swimming pool with two floats on one side makes up the image of this Moto X4’s rear with dual cameras. Similarly, another teaser shows a smartwatch with two sub-dials plus a rim that’s again suggestive of the Moto X4’s double rear camera setup which features a protruding round-shaped ring protection.
The Moto X4 sports a metal unibody design which has been unveiled in Super Black and Sterling Blue colour options. It sports a fingerprint scanner under the house button on the front, while the USB Type-C interface and 3.5millimeter audio jack are found on the bottom of the handset.
As far as specifications are concerned, the Moto X4 runs on on Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box also supports a single-SIM slot (Nano). Powering the smartphone is a 2.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 octa-core SoC combined with 3GB of RAM.
The Moto X4 highlights a dual back camera setup that comprises of a one 12-megapixel dual autofocus sensor with f/2.0 aperture and 1.4-micron pixels; and another 8-megapixel ultra-wide angle sensor with 120-degree field of view, f/2.2 aperture, and also 1.12-micron pixels. Additional features include ultra-wide angle shooter, professional mode, depth detection and thickness effects, selective Focus, selective Black & White (beta), among other things. The leading camera sees a 16-megapixel selfie sensor with flash support, f/2.0 aperture, and 1-micron pixels.
The smartphone packs a 3000mAh battery with support for rapid charging. Connectivity options include NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (dual band, 2.4GHz and 5GHz), GPS, GLONASS, 4G LTE, along with FM radio support. The Moto X4 steps 148.35×73.4×7.99mm and weighs 163 g.
Especially, while the Moto X4 supports both the Alexa and Google Assistant, the former won’t be available for the Indian audience only yet.