Motorola teases new phone on Twitter; handset features better security, browser and battery

Motorola teases new phone on Twitter; handset features better security, browser and battery
On May 17th, Motorola is expected to unveil the Motorola Moto G4 and Motorola Moto G4 Plus in New Delhi and in Mexico. Today, the Lenovo owned company started teasing a new phone using the company's India based Twitter account. In a series of tweets, Motorola introduces us to various dating scenarios that go awry. Of course, the solution to each problem is easily fixed with one of the features on its new phone. Obviously, we believe that the teasers are about the Moto G4 or the Moto G4 Plus.

With the hashtag #Missing, Motorola is pretending to send out posters of missing people. One example is 20-year old Kevin who was about to propose to his girlfriend by text when his battery died. The tweet says "#MISSING since he was about to propose a girl he likes. With better battery, no more missing out. Coming soon!"

Other features teased by Motorola include improved security and a better camera. The Moto G4 is expected to come with a 5.5-inch screen with a 1080 x 1920 resolution (FHD). An octa-core CPU will be under the hood, along with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of native storage. A 13MP camera will adorn the back of the phone. The Moto G4 Plus is expected to carry a fingerprint scanner in the home button, and a 16MP rear-facing camera.

We should know all on May 17th. In the meantime, check out the slideshow to see the teasers.

source: @Moto_IND via Droid-Life



1. NoAllegiance unregistered

I expect the Moto G next year to have a 6inch display. From 4.5 to 5 to 5.5...

2. squishypanda8

Posts: 46; Member since: Aug 28, 2015

Notice the height of the people; 5'5", 5'7", and 5'3". hints to the screen sizes maybe? 3 phones one with 5.5" one with 5.7" and one with 5.3" display?

11. NoAllegiance unregistered

Yeah, that is possible, but there is another person with 5.6"

3. Ghue-ED

Posts: 2; Member since: May 02, 2016

Maybe there will be three model: Kevin 5.5" = Moto G4 Sam 5.7" = Moto G4 Plus Annie 5.3" = Moto E3

9. havoc

Posts: 95; Member since: Jan 08, 2015

the 5.7" could be the moto x

4. natypes

Posts: 1110; Member since: Feb 02, 2015

Annie could get it. G4? I'm assuming this is a 4th gen Moto G? I don't think I'd call it that due to the similarities to the LG device.

6. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

There have been similar names in the past. HTC had a G2 long before LG released their G2. Using a single letter and number for a model designation, it won't take long and they're going to start to double up.

5. GreenMan

Posts: 2698; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

Why every other f-ing phone is a monstrous 5.5 Incher is beyond me... Those behemoths tend to possess the least SOT... I'm more than happy with my 4" Lumia 430... Okay, these big baboons make sense for a POWER USER but what about regular users like me who don't install 200+ Apps on their phones? Who actually have a life, you know? For a day to day calling, texting, and maybe even 'sexting', a 4 Incher is more than suffice...

7. matistight

Posts: 1023; Member since: May 13, 2009

With a phone like that, why do you use this site? How does one take pictures with a 2MP camera and live with 3.5G??

13. TerryTerius unregistered

So you're presuming that anyone that prefers a larger screen doesn't have a life. Ha, okay. It's fine if you prefer a smaller phone, go for it. But why does that necessitate you deride someone else's preferences? I'm 6"2, well-built and I have big hands. A 4 inch phone would feel like a toy to me, and there are many others like me. And I'm not even sure what screen size has to do with how many apps you use, that's just a weird connection to make.

15. wkm001

Posts: 145; Member since: Feb 04, 2014

Maybe because they sell?

8. xq10xa

Posts: 810; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

What about a better warranty?

10. bmold86

Posts: 5; Member since: Jun 08, 2015

Current Moto G 4G user - love Motorola but wish they weren't so big! Also one of the apparent few who seek a truly compact, powerful phone. Droid Mini is pretty good but getting old, love Sony but the Z compacts are still not quite small enough... Waiting for project Ara small size?

14. NoAllegiance unregistered

I am hoping that Motorola releases a 5 inch model, because I want a smaller phone than my Meizu M2 Note. Been thinking of getting the Xiaomi Redmi 3 or Moto G 3rd gen. Last year was the year of 5 inch phones, this year it seems everything is gravitating to 5.5 inch. Many companies seem to have killed their mini series as well as their max series, so phones under 5 inch and over 5.5 inch are disappearing.

12. Coconut00

Posts: 485; Member since: Jan 13, 2015

Even the ads feel very Lenovo

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