A new handset dubbed the Motorola XT1650 has been spotted on Geekbench, triggering speculation that the phone is in fact the Moto X (2016). The benchmarking website reveals quite a few interesting tidbits about the upcoming flagship.
For one, Geekbench lists the Motorola XT1650 aka Moto X (2016) as running a 1.59GHz quad-core Qualcomm MSM8996 processor, better known as the Snapdragon 820 SoC. The CPU gets things done with the help of 4GB of RAM, further strengthening the notion that this is a flagship offering with top-of-the-line specs.
Moreover, the Moto X (2016) looks like it’ll ship with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. However, MobiPicker suggests that there’s a chance it might just offer Android N. According to the site, the new phone could make its debut on 9th June, post the Google I/O event in May which might see the unveiling of the company’s newest OS.
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Speculation so far has hinted that there may be two versions of the Motorola handset. Other than the Snapdragon one mentioned above, the other model may pack a SoC which clocks in at 2.15GHz only. The device may either contain 32GB or 64GB of internal room which will likely be expandable via a microSD card slot.
There has been a ton of speculation surrounding future Motorola handsets lately. The Moto G (4th gen) was recently leaked in a hands-on video with a fairly large display and no fingerprint scanner. The Moto G4 Plus was leaked prior to that with a fingerprint sensor, suggesting the latter handset is an enhanced version of the former.
We’ll keep you updated regarding any fresh news concerning the Moto X (2016) in the coming days.