Motorola Moto X4 Review

This year's Moto X4 is a mid-range handset with premium looks – one that just barely eclipses the G series’ spec sheet, but stands out with its fancy construction, dual-camera setup, and IP68 water resistance...
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14 Comments

13. zimou13

Posts: 4; Member since: Mar 19, 2013

I am writing this review after using the phone for 3 months. Specifications and everything is great camera is little slow which is okay. The main thing is if you talk more than 20 min in phone your head starts to hurt and your ears too. After 30 minutes you just cannot talk keeping your phone to your ear because of the extreme pain. I think this is due to radiation effect I think this is a very big problem

14. DasGebuesch

Posts: 19; Member since: Aug 31, 2017

wtf man? seriously?

12. rouyal

Posts: 1603; Member since: Jan 05, 2018

I miss my Moto X4 that I returned for the OnePlus 5t. The display was just pure bliss for my eyes. I think everyday of reselling the OP5t to go back...

11. ullokey

Posts: 188; Member since: Jul 28, 2015

Does Ok Google work with screen locked ala Moto Z2 Play and Moto Z2 Force?

10. zimou13

Posts: 4; Member since: Mar 19, 2013

Project Fi is not only Android One verient, not for indian roms...

9. DasGebuesch

Posts: 19; Member since: Aug 31, 2017

doublepost.

8. DasGebuesch

Posts: 19; Member since: Aug 31, 2017

pls tell me bluetooth 4.2 is a mistake and it's 5.0.

7. ijuanp03

Posts: 703; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

Hi Phonearena, I'm using this phone and the "show me" function of Moto Voice is not really redundant in the sense that I can directly open an app. Show Me Instagram will instantly open the app. If I use GA, I have to say "Ok Google" and wait for google to beep and then say "Open Instagram". I think it is a value-adding to my overall experience.

5. knopper

Posts: 9; Member since: Nov 28, 2017

I've been using this phone for 2 weeks now. I don't agree with the con "Having 3 voice assistants is redundant". If you were USING 3 voice assistants then it would be redundant, but they all don't have to be turned on. Neither do I agree with "Could use more on-board storage" because 1) There is a Micro-SD card slot, and 2) 32GB can be enough for some users. That is like ordering medium-spice chicken wings and saying "could be spicier"...you get what you buy.

3. hari120

Posts: 22; Member since: Feb 14, 2011

Nice looking phone!!

2. antmiu2

Posts: 552; Member since: Jun 19, 2011

can we get a review of the asus zenfone 4?

4. CoreyG

Posts: 19; Member since: Jul 04, 2017

Check a few reviews back. We posted it on December 1st.

1. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

So.. The screen/body ratio below 71% is only a con if it is against Sony or HTC. Motorola and Apple are forgiven.

6. sgodsell

Posts: 7659; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

It's less than half the price of an iPhone 8. If you buy it from Amazon then you can buy 3 of them. Yet it has a larger full HD display. Compared to the iPhone 8 lower resolution display that has half the pixels (only HD). It even has the same LTE speed as the iPhone 8. It even has a wide angle camera. Something that most flagship are missing except LG flagships. When you get Android One it's garanteed to get the latest updates at a speedy rate. Why anyone would buy an iPhone SE over this Moto X4 is beyond me. Even when you compare the iPhone 8 this Moto X4 is offering a lot of features for a fraction of the iPhone 8 price.
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