Upgraded Motorola Moto X4 (with 6 GB of RAM) to be launched in February

Upgraded Motorola Moto X4 (with 6 GB of RAM) to be launched in February
Lenovo and Motorola Mobility are getting ready to release a new edition of the Moto X4, at least in India. According to Motorola India, the upcoming Moto X4 smartphone runs Android 8 Oreo out of the box, being "faster, smarter, and sharper" than the 2017 model. At launch, last year's Moto X4 - pictured above - ran Android 7 Nougat, though an update to Android Oreo is now available for it. 

While Motorola isn't confirming this, additional sources have it that the Moto X4 2018 should feature 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage space. A superior processor (Snapdragon 636 instead of Snapdragon 630) could also be on board. Depending on market, the current X4 offers 3 GB of RAM paired with 32 GB of storage space, or 4 GB of RAM paired with 64 GB of storage space. Thus, the new Moto X4 should bring a RAM boost of at least 2 GB - enough to make it faster.  

The "all new Moto X4", as Motorola is calling it, will go on sale in India on February 1, for a price that isn't known yet. It's not clear if the upgraded smartphone will also be released in the US, but we don't see why it shouldn't. 

As previously reported, a mysterious Motorola Moto X5 may also be in the making, although this will probably not be available before the second half of 2018. 


sources: Motorola India (Twitter), Digit.in

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7 Comments

1. haydenb

Posts: 123; Member since: Nov 24, 2011

how about a bigger battery

2. SYSTEM_LORD

Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

...why?

3. emjoigently

Posts: 151; Member since: Aug 22, 2017

Huh. I figure that in a midranger more RAM isn't what's needed. 3GBs seem to do the job. Will it help? Does it mean Android keeps more in memory instead of swapping to disk? Will the OS actually do that? As always, my opinion changer will be the camera. Promise a better picture, and I will consider your phone.

4. KFear

Posts: 170; Member since: Feb 06, 2012

kinda the android mystery, isn't it? Is more than 3 or 4gbs of RAM worth it? Also, Moto? When will you actually have good cameras in your devices? The Force devices just about got it right, but we also need improved low light. Crossing my fingers for the next X5, and then maybe, just maybe, i'll give up my pixel 2.

7. EverythingTech

Posts: 5; Member since: Jan 25, 2018

True, 3 to 4 may not be a big jump, but 8 like on the OP5T does prove more RAM is better. It won fastest phone of the year.

5. kabhijeet.16

Posts: 884; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

A bigger screen & bigger battery required

6. JC557

Posts: 1918; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

If that's the case then they should also upgrade the cameras to maybe Galaxy S7/ Pixel 1 levels and it would be one hell of a midrange phone.

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