Project Fi replaces faulty Nexus 5X models with Moto X4 Android One
To date, the Nexus 5X remains notorious for its boot-loop fiasco. In fact, this proved severely exasperating for several Nexus 5X owners who had purchased Device Protection on Project Fi. It turns out Project Fi support now offers the Moto X4 Android One to replace the faulty 5X models.
Apparently, an Android Police reader reached out to Project Fi support to see if they could mitigate the issue. As a response, support offered them a Moto X4 Android One replacement device. This retails for $399 (roughly Php 20,000), and, as Android Police’s own Richard Gao also confirms, is being offered as a replacement. Naturally, users need to pay for the $69 Device Protection price deductible.
To skirt the issue plaguing the Nexus 5X, several people bought the device along with a $5 monthly Device Protection Plan in case it fails. Alas, Project Fi began running out of refurbished 5X models to replace the faulty ones, so they started offering $100 Google Store credits or $53 in check. This seemed audacious to users who had initially bought the device for $350 (Php 17,500). Thus, Google’s proper (albeit late) response