After rumors, Google has officially announced the Android version of the Moto X4 smartphone, soon after the launch of Xiaomi Mi A1. It is exclusive to U.S. for Project Fi users. This is the first Android One phone to launch in the U.S. and is also be the first non-Google phone to join Google’s Project Fi.
Even though it runs Android 7.1 (Nougat) currently, it will get Android 8.0 Oreo before the end of 2017, said Moto. Google said that Android One devices are among the first to access the latest Android OS updates and has promised to offer at least two years of OS upgrades.
Moto X4 specifications
- 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD LTPS IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection
- 2.2 GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 630 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 508 GPU
- 3GB RAM, 32GB storage, expandable memory up to 2 TB with microSD
- Android 7.1 (Nougat)
- 12MP primary camera with Dual Autofocus Pixel sensor, PDAF, f/2.0 aperture, 1.4um pixel size, 8MP ultra-wide angle secondary camera with 120-degree field of view, f/2.2 aperture, 1.12um pixel size, dual-tone LED flash, 4K video recording
- 16MP Front-facing camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, 1um pixel size
- Water and dust resistant (IP68)
- Fingerprint sensor
- 3.5mm audio jack, Front-ported speaker, 3-Mics
- Dimensions: 148.35 x 73.4 x 7.99 mm; Weight: 163g
- 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz), Bluetooth 5.0 LE, GPS, GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C
- 3000mAh battery with Turbo Charging
The Android One moto x4 comes in Super Black and Sterling Blue colors, is priced at $399 (Rs. 25730 approx.) and will be available only in the U.S. on Project Fi’s network. It is also offering up to $165 for select Nexus devices through trade-in program and is also offering extra $50 Fi credit for if you exchange by October 5.