Moto X4 (3 GB)

Specifications, Price, Review & Should you Buy?

Key Specs:
  • 5.2 inch Full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels), Android 7.1 Nougat
  • 2.0 GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 630 Processor
  • 3 GB RAM, 32 GB Internal storage, Expandable up to 2 TB
  • 12 MP + 8 MP Dual Rear Cameras, 16 MP Front Camera with flash
  • 3000 mAh battery, Fingerprint scanner, Dual-Sim, 4G, VoLTE
  • IP68 certified Dust & Water proof, USB Type-C, NFC
Moto X4 (3 GB) Price in India:

 20,999
on
Variants:
3 GB RAM
Availability Details: Flipkart Exclusive.
OS Updates? Yes, Guaranteed future updates


Strength

  • Excellent dual rear cameras
  • Excellent front camera with flash
  • Excellent metal glass design
  • Good performance
  • Good battery backup + Fast charging
  • Latest Stock Android + fast updates
  • IP68 Water Proof & USB Type-C
  • Great premium user experience
  • Reliable phone with good value for money

Weakness

No real cons at its price.


Should You Buy?

Overall, the Moto X4 is a well-thought premium smartphone with all-round features. It packs in excellent cameras, excellent design, good performance, stock Android and a lot more. More importantly, the phone successfully delivers a premium experience and one can enjoy it for a long time. It is one of the best phones under 20000 Rs. in India.

Our Score
83
Out of 106
Performance:
36%
Better than Average
Rear Camera:
78%
Very Good Shooter
Front Camera:
80%
Great Selfies
Score - 83%

83%

User Rating: 4.6 ( 1 votes)

Moto X4 Full Specifications:
Launch Details
AnnouncedAugust 2017
ReleasedNovember 2017 (India)
Body
Build TypeMetal + Glass
ColorsSuper Black, Sterling Blue
Dimensions148.4 x 73.4 x 8 mm
Weight163 grams
Display
Size5.2 inches
TypeLTPS IPS LCD
ResolutionFull-HD (1080 x 1920 pixels), 424 ppi pixel density
Ratio16:9 Aspect ratio, 68.4% screen-to-body ratio
TouchscreenYes, Capacitive touchscreen, Multitouch
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 3
OS
OSAndroid v7.1 Nougat, promised upgrade to Android 8.0 Oreo
UIStock Android
Performance
Processor2.2 GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 630 processor
RAM3/4/6 GB RAM
GPUAdreno 508
Camera
Rear12 MP (Dual Autofocus Pixel sensor, f2.0, 1.4µm) + 8 MP (ultra-wide angle 120° sensor, f2.2, 1.12µm) Dual cameras, Dual-LED flash
PDAF, Geo-tagging, Touch focus, Face detection, HDR, Selective Focus, Selective Black & White (beta), Background Replacement (beta), Spot Color, Landmark/Object Recognition, Scan barcodes/QR codes/Business cards, Panorama, Slo-motion video, Best shot
Front16 MP (f2.0, 1µm), LED flash
4 MP adaptive low light mode, Selfie panorama, Face filters, Beautification mode, Professional mode
VideoRear: 4K @ 30 fps,1080p @ 60 fps
Front: 1080p
SIM
SIM Slot(s)Hybrid Dual SIM, Dual Stand-by
SizeNano SIM
Storage
Internal32/64 GB
ExternalmicroSD, up to 2 TB
USB OTGYes
Battery
CapacityLi-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Fast ChargingYes, Turbo Charging (15W fast charger), 6 hours of power in 15 minutes
RemovableNo
Stand-by Time-
Talk Time-
Sensors
SensorsFingerprint scanner (front mounted), Gravity, Proximity, Accelerometer, Ambient Light, Magnetometer, Gyroscope, Sensor Hub
Connectivity
WiFiWi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4GHz + 5GHz, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetoothv4.2 BR/EDR + BLE (v5.0 after Android Oreo upgrade)
LocationGPS, GLONASS
USBType-C 1.0
RadioFM radio
NFCYes
InfraredNo
Sound
SpeakersYes, Front-ported speaker
3.5mm jackYes
MicrophonesOne primary microphone and 2 secondary microphones for Active noise cancellation
Network
Supports2G, 3G, 4G / VoLTE
2G BandsGSM band 2/3/5/8
3G BandsWCDMA band 1/2/4/5/8
4G BandsFDD LTE band 1/3/4/5/7/8/20/28
TDD LTE band 38/40/41
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
InternetGPRS, EDGE
SAR
Head-
Body-
Additional
Moto ActionsOne-button nav, Double karate chop for torch, Twist for quick capture, Swipe to shrink screen, Pickup to stop ringing, Flip for Do Not Disturb
Notification LEDUses 'Moto Display' to show notifications
Water/Dust ResistantIP68 certified Dust/Water Resistant
Wireless ChargingNo
Disclaimer: We have tried our best to list correct information on this page still, cannot guarantee it is 100% correct.
Moto X4 Review:

After a long wait, Motorola has launched its highly anticipated phone in the popular ‘Moto X’ series – the Moto X4. Currently, Motorola has its Moto Z series as flagship and the Moto G series as budget offering and the company has introduced the Moto X series to sit between the two. The Moto X4 is meant to be a premium offering than the Moto G5s Plus and it very successfully achieves that with its premium glass and metal design, with Corning Gorilla Glass on the front and back and a metal frame in-between. The glasses blend perfectly into the frame and the phone looks very beautiful and gets full marks in the design.

The fingerprint scanner unlocks really quickly and sits in the home button below the display. The Moto X4 comes with a 5.2 inches Full HD regular display and there is no bezel-less or edge to edge display with 18:9 aspect ratio, despite many companies adapting to it, Motorola has not switched to it with the Moto X4. The display quality and the colors are good. It runs on the 2.2 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor along with Adreno 508 GPU and comes in 3 GB & 4 GB RAM variants. The performance is very smooth and optimized for day to usage and it also handles heavy games well.

One of the highlights of the Moto X4 is its 12 MP + 8 MP dual rear camera setup, where the 12 MP sensor is the primary shooter with Dual Autofocus Pixel technology and 1.4um pixels while the 8 MP camera is the wide-angle shooter with 120° field of view. The picture quality is very good in day as well as low light conditions. A great thing about the 8 MP wide-angle camera is, it really works well and captures a much wider frame so you get a lot more in your photos by standing closer, which is not possible with normal sensors. The portrait shots also come out good with nice bokeh effects and you can always edit the depth enabled photos to keep the subject in colors while the background in black and white or cut out the subject and change the background, and a lot more.

The Moto X4 features a 16 MP front camera with LED flash and is an excellent selfie shooter. It runs on Android 7.1 Nougat and will get the Android Oreo update soon. As always with a Moto phone, it comes with stock Android, which gives a great experience, thankfully Motorola has not altered Stock Android but has introduced its Moto Experiences which perfectly compliments the stock Android and enhances its usability. It includes gestures like Chop twice to turn on flashlight, Twist for quick capture, Swipe to shrink screen etc. One of my favourites is the One Button Navigation using the fingerprint scanner, which can be used to replace the onscreen navigation buttons, and you can swipe left to right, right to left or tap on the fingerprint scanner for Recent apps, Back and Home actions. It takes a little time to get used to it but is a nice addition as it frees up a lot of screen space.

Another great thing about the phone is that, it is IP68 certified dust & water proof, a feature which is mostly missing in budget and mid-budget phones. So, you can bath, swim or enjoy the rains with your Moto X4 without fear. Thankfully, Motorola has not compromised this time and added USB Type-C to the Moto X4. It is a dual sim phone with 4G and VoLTE. Sadly, this time it only gets a hybrid sim slot. It gets 32 GB and 64 GB internal storage variants, which can be expanded up to 2 TB via microSD. The Moto X4 is backed by non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery which delivers good battery backup. It comes with Motorola’s Turbo Charging with a 15W fast charger. It also includes Bluetooth v5.0 and allows you to connect 4 audio devices at the same time.

Moto X4 (Super Black):

Moto X4 (Sterling Blue):


Moto X4 (3 GB) is suitable to use for:
  • Heavy Users
  • Normal Day to Day Users
  • Heavy Gamers
  • Moderate Gamers
  • Camera Lovers
  • Selfie Lovers
  • Multimedia Consumption

Rahul Dubey

Rahul is a Professional Blogger and the Founder of 'Best Tech Guru'. He is a Computer Science & Engineering graduate and the passion for Technology & Entrepreneurship kept him away from a regular job, now he spends all his time with latest technology and loves to help people. He is a Tech enthusiast and has written hundreds of articles over the years on this blog. Follow @iamRahulD

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