Announced last month, Project Fi was expected to begin shipping the Moto X4 for those who pre-ordered sometime this week. However, the first Android One device in the US has now been delayed due to production issues.

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With expedited shipping, the Moto X4 was scheduled to begin arriving for those who pre-ordered later this week. Last night, Project Fi emailed these customers noting that a “production delay has impacted the estimated ship date for your new device.”

The Moto X4 is now expected to ship October 18-25, a delay of approximately one to two weeks. Those ordering today via the Fi site will notice that the earliest shipping option now pegs delivery between October 27-30.

Those who signed up for the trade-in program should not be impacted given that the 30 day period to send in their old phone — in questionable packaging — does not begin until they receive the new device.

Launched at IFA for European markets in late August, the Moto X4 features a 5.2-inch 1080p display with a glossy glass panel on the rear. Powered by a Snapdragon 630 processor with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of on-board storage expandable via microSD. There is a dual-camera with 12MP and 8MP sensors combining for depth effects and other creative options.

As an Android One device — the first in the United States— it runs stock Android with minimal add-ons. Meanwhile, 8.0 Oreo is guaranteed by the end of the year and the phone will “be among the first to receive an upgrade to Android P.”


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