Moto X (2016) specs leaked: 5.5-inch QHD display, dual camera

Motorola is expected to launch Moto X (2016) with dual-camera as per the information available on GFXBench. Listed with the codename Motorola XT1650, the device touted to be Moto X (2016), is expected to feature a 5.5-inch QHD display with a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels. Moreover, the display will provide support for five-finger gesture support.

On the specifications front, the Moto X (2016) will be equipped with a Snapdragon 820 processor, Adreno 530 graphics, 4GB RAM, 32GB internal storage loaded with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. At this point in time, we don’t have any information about the expansion possibilities of the internal storage.

The USP of the smartphone will be the integration of a dual-camera setup on the rear side. According to the specifications listed on GFXBench site, the device will offer a 12MP camera capable of capturing pictures up to the resolution of 4160 x 3120 pixels alongside a 20 MP sensor, which offers support for capturing images up to 5344 x 4008 pixels.


Furthermore, the smartphone provides support for shooting videos in UHD (4K – 3840 x 2160) resolution. Like in all other competing smartphones, the Moto X (2016) also includes a 5MP front-facing snapper with the ability to capture images and videos up to a resolution of 2592 x 1944 pixels.

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The GFXBench benchmarking site also revealed the details of the performance of various games in both high and low-level environments. While Car Chase managed to score 684 frames in 11.6 fps, the Manhattan 3.1 scored 1085 frames in 17.5 fps. However, Manhattan achieved 1940 frames in 31.4 fps.

As per the latest available information, the Tessellation failed to score any results during the low-level test. In the meantime, the render quality in MB accounted to 2510mB PSNR, when compared to 3631mB PSNR in HP mode.

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Even though the Moto Z series is similar to that of Moto X, the company will not ditch the X variant since both smartphones offer something special for target customers. If the surfaced reports of Moto X (2016) turn out to be true, the company expects to achieve more sales because of the integrated dual-camera feature.

According to industry analysts, the upcoming Moto X will find difficult to tap the market since the features are more or less similar to that of Moto Z and Moto Z Force.