The Moto X4 review. Summary of specifications and performance

Created date: 02/24/2018, 21:26:52, Updated date: 09/30/2018, 12:26:52

Detailed review of Moto X4's features

Read a detailed review about how easy the Moto X4 can be carried and used, if the CPU is high and whether it is suited for multitasking. Over 2000 models can be easily compared and ranked.

Summary of Moto X4 performance and functions

The size and weight of the Moto X4

The body of the Moto X4 is 29.1 in (74 mm) wide, 58.7 in (149 mm) long, and 3.1 in (7.99 mm) thick.Also, the screen size is 5.2 inch, and it weighs 5.7 oz (163 g).Holding the phone and viewing the screen is as easy as for an average smartphone.It is quite heavy and not really suitable for operating with one hand.

Moto X4
Moto Z2 Play
Moto G5
Moto X4Moto Z2 PlayMoto G5
ColorSuper Black/BlueLuna Gray/Fine Gold/BlueLuna gray, fine gold
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)29.1 in (74 mm) x 58.7 in (149 mm) x 3.1 in (7.99 mm)30.3 in (77 mm) x 61.8 in (157 mm) x 2.4 in (5.99 mm)28.7 in (73 mm) x 57.1 in (145 mm) x 3.4 in (8.7 mm)
Weight5.7 oz (163 g)5.1 oz (145 g)5.3 oz (149 g)
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Display of the Moto X4

The Moto X4 has a IPS screen with a resolution of 1080 x 1920.Compared to normal smart phones, its screen is relatively beautiful. It shows great images even when up close, such as when using it for VR.

Moto X4
Moto Z2 Play
Moto G5
Moto X4Moto Z2 PlayMoto G5
Display size5.2 inch5.5 inch5 inch
Display typeIPSSuper AMORED
Screen resolution (width x height)1080 x 19201080 x 19201080 x 1920
Pixel density423ppi400ppi440ppi
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The battery life of the Moto X4

The Moto X4 has a battery capacity of 3000mAh.The battery's capacity is slightly larger than standard smart phones.

The processing capability of the Moto X4

The Moto X4 uses the Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SDM630 CPU with 2.2GHz×8(OctaCore).The memory capacity is 4GB.With a CPU of quite high performance, it has processing capability way above normal smart phones. It is hard to find cases where its performance is lacking from the perspective of CPU performance, and you can even say it is excessive.In addition, it has way more memory compared to normal smart phones. From the perspective of memory, I don't think you will ever feel there is not enough memory. Conversely, it is way too capable for uses such as searching the Internet and messaging.

Moto X4
Moto Z2 Play
Moto G5
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ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 630 SDM630Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 MSM8953ProSnapdragon 430 MSM 8937
CPU specs2.2GHz×8(OctaCore)2.2GHz×8(OctaCore)1.4GHz+1.4GHz×8(OctaCore)
RAM size4GB4GB2GB
Storage size64GB64GB16GB
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The camera of the Moto X4

The Moto X4 has a back camera with 12 MP.The front camera has 16 MP.Its rear camera has slightly better performance compared to normal smart phones. While there are times when I feel it is lacking, it is able to take pictures with satisfactory quality almost all the time.In addition, compared to standard smart phones, its rear camera has quite high performance. It is great for scenery photography and such as it is able to take photos of quite high resolutions. While great for taking photos of things far away, I feel it may be lacking when photographing near objects.

Moto X4
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Rear-camera resolution12 MP12 MP13 MP
Front-camera resolution16 MP5 MP5 MP
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Review of the product design of the Moto X4

Rating of the ease of carrying it around and getting it in and out of bags or pockets

When deciding whether to buy an Moto X4, the first important factor is its size. Smartphones are used daily, and so it is important how easily they can be carried around and pulled out of bags or pockets. This review assesses how easy it is to carry the Moto X4 around and put it away.

Ease of grasping it in your hand to carry around

The Moto X4 is easily held with one hand, and its size allows it to be firmly held. It is small enough to be held in one hand together with things like a wallet, but this may be a bit difficult for ladies with small hands.

Ease of carrying it around when placing it in your pocket

It doesn't feel strange even when you put the Moto X4 in a pocket. In addition, when sitting on a chair with the phone in a pocket, it can be kept comfortably as it doesn't get caught on one's clothes or body.

Ease of getting it in and out of your pocket

The Moto X4 has a size that makes it relatively easy to keep and take out. While it sometimes get caught when sticking out of the pocket, I think it is just a matter of getting used to it.

Ease of getting it in and out of your bag

The Moto X4 is a size that allows you to take it in and out of your bag and use it with ease. Also, since it is compact, even if your bag is small it won't get too bulky which is convenient.

Assessment of user-friendliness and ease of handling

It is important to consider the ease of using the phone in one hand. It can be said that it would be very useful if it is easier for you to send emails and instant messages or answer calls using one hand while cooking or using your computer. Here, we have reviewed the Moto X4 by focusing on the ease of using it in one hand and the ease of typing in letters.

Ease of grasping the phone in one hand

The Moto X4 is a size that allows you to have a firm grip even while using it. Since your hand is kept stable, it is difficult to accidentally drop the phone, and it is very easy to use. Since the original body size is small, the phone is still easy to hold even when using a case.

The weight you feel when using the phone with one hand

The Moto X4 is a slightly heavy smart phone so using it with one hand for a short period doesn't cause any pain, however when used for long periods continuously it can hurt your hand. If you add a case and accessories it feels even heavier. It is preferable to use the phone with two hands and a proper case.

Ease of pushing the upper button on the screen using one hand

Holding the Moto X4 with one hand tends to feel unstable when buttons are displayed on the edge of the screen. The size of the buttons doesn't make it impossible but it does make it more likely that you will drop it so take care.

The size of the buttons on the App

The buttons displayed on the Moto X4 are large, and therefore it is difficult to press the wrong ones. While some buttons may look small depending on the app, you probably won't feel that stressed when you actually use it.

Ease of typing in letters using the flick function

Keys on the Moto X4 can be pressed even when held with one hand, but your grip may weaken when trying to flick the buttons at the edges. As a result, it may become unstable in the hand when flicking quickly, but it won't be easy to drop as long as you are careful.

Ease of typing in letters using the keybord funtion

If you aren't being careful it is really easy to mistype when using the Moto X4 with two hands since the buttons are so small. In addition, typing at high speeds is pretty difficult and I can't say its very suited for it.

Assessment of whether it is suitable for standard use

Assessment of whether it is suitable for standard use

For people who use their smartphone on a daily basis, high performance is a rather important factor. When the performance is not good enough, then, for example, applications don't work as they should or the screen is difficult to see, and this causes stress. This review looks at whether the performance of the Moto X4 is suitable for making phone calls, messaging, or using SNS.

The size of the letters and the ease of operation

In general, the Moto X4 displays characters and pictures in sizes that are easy to see. While some characters may look small depending on the app, they are not really difficult to see. Therefore, it can be said to be more than adequate for uses such as searching the Internet and messaging.

Ease of reading sentences

Since the Moto X4 displays characters smoothly, it can display them beautifully. Even when viewing small characters, the jaggedness of the character outline is not at a level seen during normal viewing and is displayed very naturally. Because of this, it is difficult for your eyes to become tired and make the phone suitable for reading long bodies of text.

The beauty of the overal screen

The screen of the Moto X4 can display pictures and videos quite vividly. This makes it great for enjoying videos and games dynamically. It has a very beautiful screen.

Ease of writing sentences

For the Moto X4, the on-screen keyboard covers part of the screen when typing, but there is sufficient space for operation. Its size is suitable for entering long sentences, but I feel it may be a bit clumsy when editing office documents.

Does it have sufficient performance to make calls and send emails?

Whether it be a phone call, mail, or during a chat, the Moto X4 provides smooth performance. Even when using the phone in demanding situations, you can use the phone comfortably since there will usually be no lag.

Does it have sufficient performance to search for things and using Social Networks?

If it is just SNS such as Facebook and Instagram, and some internet searches, the performance is enough. As a result, you will hardly ever find yourself frustrated or annoyed when using this phone.

Does it have sufficient performance to do other tasks while searching for things and using Social Networks?

Even if you start multiple apps at the same time or switch between apps frequently, you will have smooth performance. It can be said that the performance is more than enough if you just do research and SNS.

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