Anonymous, 23 Jan 2018The Moto X4's SD630 doesn't have the Nexus 5X's SD808's A57 cores and the Adreno 508 is slight... moreMost people won't notice the difference unless you are crazy with benchmarks and such, also this Moto X4 is not a downgrade considering many 5X phones are essentially useless, a nice upgrade in my opinion.
karooko, 23 Jan 2018Nexus 5x has one of the worst cameras in the Nexus lineup. I'd rather get the Moto X4 with a w... moreNo, the 808 does not suffer from reduced performances due to inadequate heat dissipation. And the Snapdragon 606 is not a thing
karooko, 23 Jan 2018Nexus 5x has one of the worst cameras in the Nexus lineup. I'd rather get the Moto X4 with a w... more"Nexus 5x has one of the worst cameras in the Nexus lineup"
No, Nexus 5X's camera is easily one of the best in the Nexus series. Better than both Nexus 5 and 6, and it can be on par with the one from the original Pixel/Pixel 2 in many scenario if not better. Just because you hate LG it doesn't mean it has to be criticised for something it really shouldn't be. Their phones come with a lot of problems for years, sure, but Nexus 5X does not have a bad camera and that's the fact. Even though I use Huawei Mate 10 Pro now, I'm still keeping my Nexus 5X for shooting daylight photos.
The master of bootloop strikes again.
My old low end E510 bootlooped & thus bricked itself.
With reports of high end and flagship ones also getting bricked, I'm sure not gonna pick another LG...
Anonymous, 23 Jan 2018Camera would be an extreme downgrade. In HDR+ on mode the Nexus 5x rear camera has still about... moreNexus 5x has one of the worst cameras in the Nexus lineup. I'd rather get the Moto X4 with a way way better battery life and powerful cameras + portrait mode (read: Google Pixel 2 GCam ported apk with portrait mode). add to the fact that the SD606 is efficient unlike the overheating SD808.
A very nice gesture from Google Fi. Good job! LG's bootloop problem is a real headache. I had the G5 and sold it after 5 months of this pathetic issue!
The Moto X4 is definitely slightly slower in CPU intensive tasks. There's a big difference in their GPU performance. The single rear camera on the Nexus 5X takes both faster and sharper pictures. And loudspeakers on the Nexus 5X are much much clearer and louder than the Moto X4.
So it's a downgrade in term of primary specs, only thing the X4 does better is it's "shinier/newer". So its definitely justifiable if some people want a refund instead of this (slight downgrade) side-grade.
Camera would be an extreme downgrade. In HDR+ on mode the Nexus 5x rear camera has still about the same image quality as the Pixel.
My Nexus 5X still perfectly working since 2016.. 2 yrs already with me.
The Moto X4's SD630 doesn't have the Nexus 5X's SD808's A57 cores and the Adreno 508 is slightly slower than the Adreno 418. It's nice to have a newer device, but it's definitely a downgrade in some respects.