The Motorola Moto X 2017 got leaked in the most unexpected way yesterday and we have gathered everything that you need to know about this upcoming handset.
The company showcased the phone to the world in a very surprising way and here is how it happened.
Motorola posted a fun video yesterday which was basically just a showcase of every Motorola phone till date but what caught our attention was the 2-second mark of the video where Motorola might have actually showcased the upcoming Moto X 2017 to the whole world.
Now why we are so sure that it is Moto X 2017 and not the Moto G5 Plus is because the handset completely tallies with the leaked pictures of the Moto X 2017 which have been doing rounds on the internet for quite some time now.
There have been several solid leaks about the next gen Moto X in the past but this one might have taken the hype to next level, also the latest leaks suggests that the release date of this device might be really close as well.
Here are the leaked pictures of the device which highlight the dual rear cameras.
Now let’s get to know more about this exciting smartphone, here are the expected specifications of the Moto X 2017.
Moto X 2017 Specifications
|Display||5.5inch full HD 1080P display|
|Display Properties||Resolution of 1920x 1080 pixels with a ppi of 401|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 Octa-core 2.0 Ghz|
|Cortex A53 architecture|
|SD card slot||Expandable up to 256GB via micro SD card|
|Sensors||Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor,Proximity sensor|
|Connectivity||4G LTE, 3G WCDMA, 2G GSM, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi, GLONASS|
|Primary Camera||Dual 13MP rear cameras|
|Secondary Camera||5MP front camera|
Moto X 2017 Processor, RAM and Storage
The leaks suggest that the next generation Moto X will feature the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, the 625 processor falls under the range of Mid-end smartphone processors.
The processor performs really well and also one of the major highlights of it is its power efficiency, the processor is very less battery hungry which will give you at least 2 hours more of the screen on time. Also, the device may come with the latest Adreno 506 GPU as well to handle all your graphic intensive tasks.
Rumors suggest that the Moto X might come in 2 different models when it comes to RAM capacity and storage options.
The basic model will feature 3GB of RAM along with 32GB of internal storage which is enough for most of the users but if you want your smartphone to be faster and also you need more space you can go for the 4GB RAM model which comes with 64GB of internal storage.
Though both the models come with expandable storage support which is really handy, the storage can be expanded up to 256GB with the help of micro SD card.
MotoX 2017 Camera
When it comes to the camera there are some mixed rumors about the same, some of the rumors suggest that the device will feature a single 13MP camera while a lot of them say that the device may feature dual 13MP rear cameras. Also, it will feature dual tone flash as well.
According to our team, there are very high chances for the Moto X 2017 to be a dual camera phone or if not there might be a separate variant which could feature dual cameras.
Moto X 2017 Display
The rumored device will feature a full HD 5.5-inch display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels with a pixel density of 401ppi.
The display will be protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 and also will have features such as Motorola Always Active display which smartly light up only the required pixels to show information such as missed calls, emails etc on the screen without compromising with the battery.
Moto X 2017 Features
Here are some of the interesting features of the upcoming Moto X 2017 which will be the major highlights of the device.
- Latest Android Nougat 7.1
- Fast fingerprint sensor
- Fast Charging
- 4GB RAM
- Premium build quality
- Dual cameras
- Will surely get Android O update
Moto X Price
There have been no leaks about the expected pricing of the device but if we consider the pricing scheme of the previous gen Moto X, we can take a guess that the latest device will be launched with a price tag of approx $269 to $299 or roughly 18,000 to 20,000 India rupees.
Moto X Release Date
Now as far as the release date go, the device may be launched by the end of this summer, the company is currently focusing on the sales of the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus and it seems quite likely that the company won’t be releasing any new phone for at least 2-3 months.
Stay tuned for more updates about the Moto X 2017 and also if you have any suggestion for us, feel free to drop a comment below.