The Xiaomi Mi A1 was the first device in this new version of this package, launching at thrice the price of the first Android One device. Google may be watching more organizations with top smartphone companies to revive its Android One program. The next Android One program partner will seemingly be Lenovo through its Motorola brand.
Moto X4 2017 Leaked Picture
Leak image from Evan Blass, the next Android One device will be based off the newly launched Moto X4 2017. The image shows the back of the smartphone in a black color finish. It clearly shows the Android One logo towards the bottom of the rear of the phone. This might be the Android One edition, for the Moto X4 2017.
Moto X4 2017 Specifications
The Moto X4 will be housing a Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 chipset which will house an octa-core processor of up to 2.2 GHz along with Adreno 508 GPU. The smartphone is predictable to sport a 5.2-inch Full HD and AMOLED display and secure by Gorilla Glass 3. The Moto X4 will house 4 GB RAM and will come with 64 GB internal storage capacity, which is expandable to 256 GB using a microSD card. Excitingly, the smartphone variant is 4 GB of RAM with 64 GB storage and it will be manufactured for Asia Pacific region, while handset with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB will be for the European market. In terms of optics, the Moto X4 sports a dual camera setup at the back. It stocks camera of 12-megapixel dual rear autofocus sensor with f/2.0 aperture and 1.4-micron pixels; and another 8-megapixel ultra-wide angle sensor with the 120-degree field of view, f/2.2 aperture, and 1.12-micron pixels. This dual camera setup comes alongside a color correlated temperature (CCT) dual-LED flash and PDAF.
Google’s Recent Announcement
Given Google’s recent announcement at the Indian Mi A1 launch event, an “expensive” Android One device is not out of the picture. It will be interesting to see how Lenovo plans to market the Moto X4 Android One device alongside the regular Moto X4, considering that Motorola’s UX is close to stock Android anyway. So, it’s certainly possible to see the launch of the Moto X4 2017 as the Android One edition in the US.