Video of Moto X (2017) presentation reveals dual camera, IP68 certification rating and more



We've seen various leaks of the Motorola Moto X (2017), and today's leak might be the best one yet. The unannounced handset was the subject of an official presentation, and while a video played on a front screen promoting the specs and features of the phone, someone was in the back recording the presentation on the sly. The Moto X was the flagship series for Motorola until last year's Moto Z handsets took over.

According to the presentation, the Moto X (2017) is equipped with a 5.5-inch display. The newly announced Snapdragon 660 chipset is under the hood carrying an octa-core CPU and the Adreno 512 GPU. 4GB of RAM is inside. The video presentation mentions a smart camera and AI integration. We wonder if the latter has to do with Amazon's Alexa AI assistant, which is reportedly going to be available as a native feature on some Moto handsets this year. And the smart camera could be referring to the dual-camera setup which is seen on the rear of the phone.

Instead of the usual P2i nanocoating that protects Motorola handsets from spills and light rain, the Moto X (2017) will feature an IP68 certification rating. That means that the phone can be submerged as deep as nearly 5-feet for as long as 30-minutes, and escape unscathed. A 3800mAh battery is powering the phone with support for Turbo Charging.

The video was reportedly taken inside a Lenovo conference room, and the existence of the presentation would indicate that the phone's unveiling is imminent. Check out the video which you'll find at the top of this story.

source: Baidu, YouTube via TechDroider

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  • Battery 3000 mAh

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6 Comments

1. Furbal unregistered

630/660+ that battery should be impressive on battery life. Maybe this is the new Z play since they are supposedly reducing battery size on that.

2. PryvateiDz

Posts: 443; Member since: Jul 31, 2011

So wait... the Moto X 2017 can have a 3800 mAh battery, but the Moto Z2 Play, that's meant for the best battery life (hence: "Play") of the Moto line, can't get over 3000mAh, reportedly?

3. cmdacos

Posts: 4106; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

Mmmmm bezels

4. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

that's more like it :D last MotoX is sub-flagship, SD660 is really fit that criteria... and last MotoX also has nice camera, this dual camera should do the job... all they need is to keep stereo speaker, and increase battery life..

5. Duncdawg26

Posts: 170; Member since: Jan 20, 2017

I want to take this rare opportunity to say, "I totally called this, " in reference to the sd660. I can't remember if it was here on PA or gsmA, but "if ever there was a phone that should have the sd660, it's this one." If had money, I would buy this phone... The price point will be interesting as the g5 plus tops out at $300 and phones like the axon and oneplus start around $400 with sd835 or Sd821. Might be a tough bracket...

6. Sparkxster

Posts: 1213; Member since: Mar 31, 2017

Has all the makings of a great phone. If it is priced at $399 it will be a good buy!

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