Motorola has reportedly sent out press invites for a launch event in New York City on June 25. Lenovo, the company that owns Motorola Mobility is expected to launch either the long rumoured Moto X4 or the Moto Z2 on the stated date. Meanwhile, the company is gearing up to launch the Moto E4 Plus in India on July 12.
Both the Moto X4 and the Moto Z2 have been subjected to several leaks and rumours already. While the Moto X4 is expected to be a new mainstream phone that is most likely to sit between the Moto G and the Moto Z series, the Moto Z2 is will succeed last year’s Moto Z and may be a specced up version of the recently announced Moto Z2 Play.
Here’s all we know about the Moto X4 and Moto Z2:
–Moto X4 is expected to come with a 5.2-inch screen display, while the Moto Z2 may sport a 5.5-inch Quad HD display.
–The Moto Z2 is expected to be powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 chipset, while the Moto X4 may come with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC. That being said, Moto X4 may give a direct competition to most of the flagship phones of the year which include – OnePlus 5, HTC U11, Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+.
–Both the upcoming Motorola phones are expected to run on the latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system.
–On the camera front, the Moto X4 is likely to come with a dual camera setup at the rear, where one primary 12-megapixel sensor and a secondary 8-megapixel sensor. The smartphone is further said to include a 16-megapixel selfie shooter. The Moto Z2 is expected to come with a 12-megapixel camera on the rear with a 5-megapixel camera at the front.
–Storage wise, Moto X4 is tipped to come with 64GB, which can also be further expanded via a microSD card. While there are no details revealed about the storage on Moto Z2.
–Further, both the Moto X4 and Moto Z2 is rumoured to come with 4GB of RAM memory.
–Moto X4 is further tipped to come with a 3000mAh battery. We know nothing about the Moto Z2 battery, after from the fact that the device may come with a much bigger batter compared to its successor – Moto Z.
So, that’s all the rumours till date reveal about both the Moto X4 and Moto Z2 smartphones. No details about the pricing have been tipped about either of the smartphones. Now, about the India launch, there are no words as of now, however the company like it did for the Moto C, C Plus, Moto Z2 Plus may also bring these upcoming smartphones in the Indian market in the days to come.
Moto E4 Plus India launch details
Meanwhile, Motorola is gearing up to launch the Moto E4 Plus. Moto India a few days ago posted a teaser stating that the company will be launching the Moto E4 Plus in the country very soon, although didn’t mention the launch date. The video teaser states that the E4 Plus will succeed the Moto E3 Power and further adds that the smartphone will come with a massive 5000mAh battery. The Moto E4 Plus was recently launched (alongside the Moto E4) globally at a price of $179.99 (roughly Rs.11,600).
It comes with a 5.5-inch HD display with a 720×1280 pixel resolution and is powered by a quad-core 1.4 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor clubbed with 2GB of RAM and up to 32GB of internal storage. The phone runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat and an almost stock version of it. On the optics front, the E4 Plus sports a 13-megapixel camera on the rear, and a 5-megapixel front facing camera.
The Moto E4 Plus will be a Flipkart exclusive product, confirmed both the company and the online e-commerce retail store. The smartphone is expected to go on sale soon after the July 12 launch, which is going to happen at 12PM.