Moto X4 gets its name leaked as well as most everything else

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Penciled-in details for the Moto X (2017) have turned into ink and the Moto X4.

Evan Blass, known to most as the reliably-sourced @evleaks on Twitter, put out a tweet purporting to show the branding that Lenovo will use for the speculative Moto X-series phone this year.

Gone are Motorola’s verbal flourishes of “Style” and “Pure Edition” from 2015. It’s a utilitarian digit that just indicates iteration. Just another sign of a has-been flagship series.

While that detail is ultimately to be confirmed, what appears to be an internally-recorded video has surfaced on a Motorola-focused subforum on China’s Baidu that seems to tell all about what the company will pack the device, still just known as the “Moto X”.

Specifications include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, a 3,800mAh battery with some form of Turbo Charging tech, three-band carrier aggregation, a front-facing fingerprint sensor, IP68 elements resistance, laser autofocus for a “Smart Camera” and industrial design featuring metal and “3D glass”. As a bonus, extra speculation claims that the phone will retail for around ¥3,000 or about $435.

The cat’s almost out of the bag for the Moto X4, but its long tail still needs outing. When will that finally happen? We should hear soon enough.

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Jules Wang
Jules Wang is News Editor for Pocketnow and one of the hosts of the Pocketnow Weekly Podcast. He came onto the team in 2014 as an intern editing and producing videos and the podcast while he was studying journalism at Emerson College. He graduated the year after and entered into his current position at Pocketnow, full-time.