The Moto X4 is official: dual-camera mid-ranger beauty


The Moto X4, Moto's latest mid-ranger, is now official!

Sporting a 5.2-inch 1080p display, the Moto X4 is an upper-mid-range handset powered by a Snapdragon 630 processor, clocked at 2.2GHz, and backed by a 3000 mAh battery with Turbo Charging. Other highlight features include IP68 rating for dust- and water-resistance, a dual-camera system that pairs together a 12 MP and an 8MP shooter, capable of delivering the oh-so trendy shallow depth of field simulation, affectionately referred to by many as “bokeh”, and a 16MP camera with a low-light adaptive mode.

In the US and Europe, the X4 comes with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal memory, while other regions may get a version with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage space, but there's no official info regarding the matter right now.



The X4 has Amazon's Alexa built-in, and it's accessible even when the handset is locked via a voice command. The feature is available in all regions supported by Amazon Alexa. But aside from Amazon's voice assistant, the X4 is also loaded with a bunch of sweet new features, such as Moto Key, which lets you access password-protected webpages on your PC and laptop with a simple tap on the X4, Quick Screenshot, which let's you take a quick screen grab by tapping the display with three fingers, and a new wireless audio streaming option that lets you connect the phone to up to 4 wireless speakers simultaneously.


As far as looks are concerned, the Moto X4 features a familiar a glass and metal design, with Gorilla Glass taking care of both the display and back of the phone on the back and front of the device. Around the back, the dual-cam array is fitted within a circular visor that protrudes from the phone's back.

The Moto X4 launches in Europe sometime in September, starting at €399, and it's expected to hit other markets this fall.

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Moto X4
  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 16 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 630, Octa-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh

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23 Comments

1. android1234

Posts: 203; Member since: Feb 09, 2010

Ughhh, those huge bezels are making this phone DOA. They need to embrace change just as LG, Samsung, Essentials, and hopefully the new iPhone 8 are making with the edge to edge displays

16. Flash

Posts: 1972; Member since: May 19, 2017

If I wanted bezels, I would just get a Nokia. At least they care about their devices and they have stereo speakers.

21. BaffledTruffle

Posts: 523; Member since: Dec 07, 2013

I'm pretty sure this phone's target market doesn't care about bezel-less displays.

2. libra89

Posts: 2317; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Not bad!

3. NickHill

Posts: 388; Member since: May 07, 2016

Moto X4 has officially defeated iPhone 8 to claim the ugliest phone ever title.

4. Scott93274

Posts: 6040; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

Hmm... I think I'm leaning more towards the Pixel now. I don't think I could deal with a device with only 32GB of native storage, even if there is expandable storage. Also having Alexa built into the device is a turn-off. I like Amazon, but not their tech efforts, from the fire phone to the firestick, to Alexa, I just don't think they're very intuitive and well thought out devices. Thought the quick screenshot feature is a pretty nifty idea.

5. Amir123a

Posts: 126; Member since: Aug 27, 2016

Moto, sony mobile, etc. make me laugh. They inssist on staying with designs of 2013. I'll never buy a phone with such design. Very not likely, unless i get one for free of course.

6. mohanvnj

Posts: 2; Member since: Aug 31, 2017

Have been waiting for this Moto x4 almost 2 months....and they r now f**ked with Alexa the worst assistant for mobile...why the Hell Lenevorola...Idiotic people....any way it is my first comment here...

7. Derass

Posts: 149; Member since: Aug 06, 2015

DOA The first 3 generations of Moto X put this to shame

14. jove39

Posts: 2148; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Couldn't agree more. Lenovo has tarnished moto brand beyond any repair.

8. JoeHumphrey

Posts: 4; Member since: Mar 14, 2015

The front is identical to the Galaxy s7's. That camera bump is ugly af. Next.

9. Jishnusur

Posts: 175; Member since: Oct 07, 2013

Is it only me who thinks the camera lens and the flash look like an upside down face which is creepy af

10. BGChicago

Posts: 227; Member since: Nov 16, 2014

3gb RAM? Hello Moto, 2015 is calling you!

11. mahima

Posts: 744; Member since: Nov 20, 2014

midrange beauty?? more like upside ghost face!! this is ugly...really ugly a disapponted moto user here

12. jove39

Posts: 2148; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Well...it's not beautiful for sure...and for that asking price it should've 4gb ram and S660.

13. PryvateiDz

Posts: 445; Member since: Jul 31, 2011

I actually love the design, I just don't like the way the fingerprint scanner on Motorola devices look. It just looks cheap.

15. Flash

Posts: 1972; Member since: May 19, 2017

RIP Moto X Pure Edition. Last of its kind. Let us have a moment of silence for the Pure Edition that had a good life despite not getting updated past Marshall. *bows head* You're up Pixel 2. Just give me my guaranteed updates, fully unlocked, and stereo speakers.

17. DasGebuesch

Posts: 19; Member since: Aug 31, 2017

Alexa? Seriously? I'm a Moto 2014 user and I was thinking about buying the new one - but why Alexa? Google Assistante is good enough. Why do we need so many different voice assistant systems?

18. Firenze91

Posts: 206; Member since: Nov 19, 2014

omg what an ugly device.... it hurts my eyes

19. shamrock_sean

Posts: 37; Member since: Apr 27, 2017

God sake you people are obsessed with bezels they ain't that big. Who cares about bezels as long as it's good quality it's not important. I would rather have a phone that won't break easily unlike Samsung S8 etc would

20. captainkirkw

Posts: 8; Member since: Oct 04, 2012

I think the X4 will make a nice replacement for my 2014 Moto X. It looks pretty nice to me actually.

22. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

Uninspiring design from Lenovo. Should've done better than this!

23. bhanushali_p

Posts: 20; Member since: Apr 05, 2012

Those two back camera seems like OWL face :D

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