Motorola Moto X4 Full Specs, Price and Alternative Devices

The Motorola Moto X4 is the latest addition to Motorola’s Moto X series. This device was released in August 2017 and has its price ranging between $300US to $400US.

As you might have guessed, this device was preceded by the Moto X3, a great mid-range device which was released in May 2016 and rocked the market during its own time.

The Motorola Moto X3 features a 5.0″ IPS LCD with capacitive touchscreen with 720*1280 pixel resolution and 294 PPI and also comes with Corning Gorilla Glass protection.

Quickly, let’s have a quick look at the Moto X3’s specs…

Motorola Moto X3 Basic Features

Network 2G | 3G | 4G
Display 5.0″ IPS LCD with capacitive touchscreen
720 x 1280 pixels (~294 ppi density)
Software Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Chipset — MediaTek
CPU — Quad-core
GPU — Mali
Memory 2GB RAM | 16GB ROM | 32GB sdCard support
Camera Front —
Rear — 8.0 Megapixels, 3264 x 2448 Pixels
Battery Li-ion
Released May 2016
Price

From that specs, one could deduce that the Moto x3 isn’t as good as the Google Pixel 1 which was also released last year. Now, let’s see what we have in the Moto X4

Motorola Moto X4 Full Specs

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Launch

Announced Aug., 2017
Status Available.
Released: Oct., 2017

General

Navigation Touchscreen
Battery 3000mAh Li-ion, non removable.
Colours Super Black, Sterling Blue

Display

Type LTPS IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~424 ppi density)
Size 5.2 inches (~68.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Multi touch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5

Platform

Os Android 7.1 (Nougat)
Upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo); Android One
Chipset Qualcomm SDM630 Snapdragon 630
CPU Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo)
GPU Adreno 508

Storage

RAM 3GB | 4/6GB
ROM 32GB | 64GB
SdCard Up to 256GB

Camera

Primary (rear) Dual: 12 MP (f/2.0, 1.4 µm, PDAF, dual pixel) + 8 MP (f/2.2, 1.12 µm, no AF), phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash
Secondary (front) 16 MP, f/2.0, 1.0 µm pixel size, 1080p, LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, Auto-HDR, Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps

Media

Loudspeaker Yes
Headphones 3.5mm jack
– Wireless connection
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Photo/Video Viewer and Editor
Sound Recorder Yes
Alert Types Vibration, WAV ringtones, MP3 ringtones

Comms & Networks

WiFi Yes, 802.11
Dual-Band Yes
Hotspot Yes
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, EDR, aptX (5.0 after SW update)
Infrared No
NFC Yes
USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
FM radio Yes, RDS, Recording
Sim slots 1;2
Sim Type Nano sim
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G Yes

Sensors & Controls

Compass Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor No
Gyroscope Yes
Fingerprint Yes (Front mounted)
Temperature sensor No
Voice Commands
Barometer No
Stylus No
Iris Scanner No
Heart Rate No
Wireless charge No
Fast Charge Yes (15W)
SpO2 No

Miscellaneous

Water Resistance Yes,
– IP68 certified
– dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
Messaging SMS(threaded view), Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML 5
Body Front glass, Aluminium frame, Rear glass
Weight 163g
Dimensions 148.4 x 73.4 x 8 mm (5.84 x 2.89 x 0.31 in)
Price $300US – $400US

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There are significant upgrades to the Moto X4 when compared to the Moto X3. Upgrades to the CPU, the software, the storage, the camera, the display and some other hidden features. This device is much better and not too expensive for those features.

Alternative Device

This is a stunning device and not even expensive. Though some people might be disappointed concerning the battery and bigger screen lovers may not fancy it that much, it’s still impressive, considering the fact that it’s a mid-range device.

Alternatives include all nearly all phones in the ≤ 5 Inches and ≥ 5 Inches Categories.

Price

The Motorola Moto X4 is a top mid-range device and so has a slightly high price – but not expensive for its features.

The Moto X4 costs between $300 – $400 in the United States, that should be between #108,000 – #144,000 in Nigeria.

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