Motorola Moto X4 renders leak, suggest August 24th unveiling

Motorola Moto X4 renders leak, suggest August 24th unveiling
A tweet from NWE editor Steve Hemmerstoffer allegedly displays a pair of renders of the fourth-generation Motorola Moto X, which will apparently be named the Motorola Moto X4. Yesterday, tipster Evan Blass confirmed that the image of the handset leaked in December is showing the "real thing." The handset features a large round camera on the back with a fingerprint scanner on the home button. The latter is similar to the one found on leaked images of the Motorola Moto G4 Plus. In  addition, it appears that there is a dock connector on the back which means that some type of docking accessory will be offered.

According to Hemmerstoffer, the Motorola Moto X4 will be unveiled August 24th. You might wonder how he reached that conclusion. Inside information? Ouija board? Algorithm based on the dialogue balloons used on the Luann comic strip? Nope. It actually is the date shown on the Moto X4 screen in the renders.

Sure, we can let you in on a little secret that we have used for years. Keep in mind that it doesn't always work, but quite often a manufacturer will publish renders or photographs of an unannounced model with the unveiling date on the screen. We guess that research has indicated that this sparks some sort of response from the potential phone buyer. We also can tell you how we keep our nails so short to improve typing on our computer keyboards, but we will save that for another day.

Meanwhile, use your pencil to circle August 24th on your calendar. 


Thanks for the tip!

source: @stagueve

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46 Comments

1. domen151

Posts: 34; Member since: Sep 13, 2012

Dat bottom bezel tho D:

13. alila2

Posts: 169; Member since: Nov 01, 2011

not only ugly , but that dude on the bottom bezel looking you in the eyes every time you use your phone is f***** weird.

46. Ray.S

Posts: 459; Member since: Jul 19, 2011

Creepy as hell.

22. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

BEZEL CITY, I wonder what gym badge I can get there...

24. Clars123

Posts: 1078; Member since: Mar 16, 2015

lol..that was great

28. aegislash

Posts: 1511; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

I wish I could +1000 this for the Pokémon reference.

43. kent-gaga

Posts: 609; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

the fugly badge

2. killerpollo

Posts: 89; Member since: May 15, 2015

Looks ugly as f... Also, death of motomaker??

3. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

Bezelicious !

4. rubyonrails3

Posts: 375; Member since: Oct 01, 2014

Only thing interested about this device seem to be cheap price. I don't see stereo speakers anymore

5. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3109; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

The mother of all bezels.

41. cheetah2k

Posts: 2269; Member since: Jan 16, 2011

nothing beats Sony :D

6. tywinlannister

Posts: 27; Member since: Aug 24, 2015

I guess that is smart connector on the back

7. NoAllegiance unregistered

Everything else of the design looks okay, except the front and back of the phone.

32. hwb01

Posts: 355; Member since: Apr 17, 2014

The sides are looking good to me too

34. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

no, that side button also ugly

8. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Moto X Pure Edition is first and last great Moto phone.

38. aznhachi

Posts: 212; Member since: Apr 12, 2016

ikr moto x pure edition the best among moto x series

9. Phantom1031

Posts: 264; Member since: Aug 02, 2014

But this year 24th August is Wednesday so PA if according to your logic this is wrong, sometimes open your eyes and check what you write? Regards.

10. megaSUNNY

Posts: 88; Member since: Jun 26, 2012

What the hell is wrong with them? Are they competing on making ugliest smart phone? Ahhh... and those bezels,what to say as can see how cute they are

11. KFear

Posts: 170; Member since: Feb 06, 2012

That square looks like a Blackberry track pad. Holy Cow. This device is ugly. Say it ain't so!

12. PootisMan

Posts: 266; Member since: Aug 02, 2013

That's one big ass bottom bezel!

14. iApologistsAreRetards

Posts: 37; Member since: Apr 03, 2016

Aug 24th? LMAO! The Note 6 will be out soon.

15. Commentator

Posts: 3723; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

They're really owning that flat-tire theme!

16. quakan

Posts: 1418; Member since: Mar 02, 2011

When an ugly concept becomes a real thing.

17. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

And here I thought the iPhone had the most magical bezels...

18. rdgprime

Posts: 8; Member since: May 08, 2016

R.I.P. Motorola! Lenovo managed to destroy one awesome company. And those bezels!!! Damn chinese crappy design

19. skips

Posts: 481; Member since: Oct 04, 2015

I really couldn't care about bezels, but GOOD LORD what is that puny square pimple on the front with those humongous dots besides it WHAT THE HECK - it's hideous! And they really couldn't have catched on the idea of putting fingerprint sensor on the back where previous Moto phones had that special dimple with the Motorola's logo!!! OH MY GOD people were BEGGING for that to happen, but look at this mess. and just look at all of those exposed sensors on white model, its almost like a polka dot pattern goodness gracious there's no escape from this hell, not even live hands-on photos can save this monstrosity. this ruined my weekend. please tell me that motorola didn't design this.

20. skips

Posts: 481; Member since: Oct 04, 2015

just noticed that the huge circle on back (with the camera and 2-LED's) is actually protruding a lot. (see 2nd picture) tfw you thought that things couldn't have gotten any worse.

21. roscuthiii

Posts: 2383; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

>>>insert ASCII Capt. Picard facepalm here

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