#Motorola is on a roll for the month of June. The Lenovo-owned brand has sent out a press invite for the launch of a new smartphone on #June 27. This event will be held apart from the June 21 and June 30 Motorola events, all of which are dedicated for the launch of new smartphones.

The handset featured on the June 27 invite is strikingly similar to leaked images of the upcoming smartphone #Moto Z2. This similarity has sparked of rumors that Motorola may be unveiling the Z2 during the event. Speculations are rife that the event will either be dedicated to the unveiling of Z2 or Z2 Force or both.

Three Motorola events in one month

Rumors state that the June 30 event will deal with the debut of X4, another affordable Motorola phone.

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Not much is known about the smartphone, which his scheduled to launch at the June 21 Motorola event. Leaks reveal that the Moto X4 may house a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor, which is just one level down from the Qualcomm SoC Snapdragon 835.

Apart from this, speculations are also rife that the X4 will also come with an IP68 certification, which will make the handset dust and water proof, and it will be powered by a 3,800 mAh battery. Rumored to sport a 5.5-inch full HD display, the X4 may also come with an USB Type-C port and Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.

Moto Z2 to debut On June 27?

Apart from the rumors of the launch of Z2 and X4, Motorola also unveiled two budget smartphone –E4 and E4 Plus – very recently. Moto Z2 is said to be the successor of Moto Z, which launched in 2016, and is rumored to come with the latest Snapdragon 835 processor.

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The latest leaked images of Z2 are in line with the June 27 invite images.

Both the images show a dual-rear camera setup and dual LED flash for the rear camera. The flash and the two sensors are enclosed inside a circular casing at the back. Moto Z2 also made an appearance on benchmarking site Geekbench where it was seen that was prototype was running on Snapdragon 835 processor and housed 4 GB of RAM. The rumored smartphone prototype spotted on Geekbench was running on Android 7.1.1 Nougat.

In the single-core test, the Motorola-branded smartphone scored 1879 while in the multi-core test it scored 6503. The scores are decent enough if they are compared to the single-core and multi-core tests of HTC U11 or Mi6. However, they come nowhere close to high end flagships like Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+.

With the June events not far away, it remains to be seen what surprises Motorola has planned.