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The Moto X4 is the first Android One phone to support Project Fi

Today, Google and Motorola announced the Android One Moto X4, and that it will be the first Android One device to use Google's cellular service, Project Fi.

Android One used to be all about putting stock Android on low-end devices and selling them in emerging markets, but Google has recently pivoted from that, offering the experience on upper mid-range phones. It would seem that this is a replacement for the firm's discontinued Nexus program, which put stock Android on premium devices for a low price.

Project Fi has previously been limited to Nexus and Pixel devices - at least as far as official support is concerned - and the service combines the LTE networks of T-Mobile, Sprint, and US Cellular. Of course, it works on all GSM devices, but if the phone isn't on the official list, it may not support the full range of networks.

Interestingly, Google also said that the Android One Moto X4 will be among the first devices to get Android P. While this doesn't come as a surprise, it is the first time that the company made a reference to the next version of its OS, despite the fact that Oreo is still installed on less than 0.1% of devices.

The Moto X4 was originally announced at the end of August, and the new Android One variant will be priced at $399.

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