Moto G4 new press image leaked ahead of May 17 launch

Moto G4 new press image leaked ahead of May 17 launch

Moto G4's press images have been leaked ahead of the smartphone's launch on May 17 in India. Here's a quick look at what the leaks say.

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Moto G4 press image leaked by Evan Blass (@evleaks) on Twitter.

Moto G4 is set to launch on Tuesday, May 17, and we know that the smartphone will be an Amazon exclusive device in India. Now new press images of Moto G4 have been leaked by well-known tipster Evan Blass, who runs the @evleaks account on Twitter.

The tweet has a press render image of the Moto G4, and according Evan Blass’ comment, this one is the little brother for the Moto G4 Plus.

Check out the tweet below

Blass’ account has also put out image renders of the upcoming Moto X and the Moto G4 Plus. Based on the leaked images the Moto G4 Plus has a more rectangular home-button, which could possibly come with a fingerprint scanner in it. The textured back appears to be gone in the new Moto G4 design.

Rumours have suggested that Moto G4 will come in two variants, which could either be a Plus or a Turbo version. Based on Moto India’s tweets, the Moto G4 looks set to come with a better camera, and improved battery life. It could also feature support for NFC.

A Geekbench listing has also leaked full specs of the Moto G4 device, and claims it will be powered by an  octa-core Qualcomm chipset (presumably Snapdragon 617), 3GB RAM and will run the latest Android 6.0.1 OS. Moto G4 is expected to feature a 5.5-inch Full HD display.

For Moto, which has undergo a re-branding exercise this year, the G4 is an important smartphone. As a mid-budget device it has done exceptionally well in India, offering a solid performance and specs. In India the Rs 10,000-15,000 price band has become increasingly competitive, and according to a recent CMR report, this segment is now seeing more growth that the earlier budget segment of Rs 6,000-8000.

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What the Moto G4 series offers in terms of specs and pricing will be crucial to its success in India.

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