What the Critics Are Saying...
- Aleksandar Anastasov, PhoneArena
Given the alternatives that are available for just a few more dollars, it is quite hard to recommend the Motorola Moto G Play (2023). It has some great things going for it, but most of them are ruined by the extremely slow processing power which prevents the phone from delivering the bare minimum wh...
- Chris Wedel, XDA Developers
If you want the most complete, top-of-the-line package from an Android phone, the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra is it. I have loved my time with this phone, and unlike other phones I’ve used before, I haven’t counted the days until I can go back to my Pixel.
- Jordan Palmer, Tom's Guide
Motorola’s latest budget phone is an exercise in frustration. The Moto G Play (2023) suffers from a multitude of problems, from performance to photo quality. At least it’s cheap.
- Derrek Lee, Android Central
Motorola starts off the year with a questionable smartphone launch. After skipping a year of the Moto G Play lineup, the latest model offers meager upgrades over its predecessor while suffering through major performance problems. That said, there are some nice qualities, but they're not really enoug...
- Julian Chokkattu, Wired
I just switched to this brand-new $200 handset, and it's already a huge improvement over the Moto G Play. It's much speedier, so I'm not frustrated every five minutes using it. There's NFC so I can pay at the deli even if I forget my wallet. There's 5G support so loading webpages doesn't feel as slu...
Prices (Where to Buy)
Motorola Moto G Play (2023) prices will vary depending on retailer, age, special offers and whether or not it's purchased with a service plan. If purchased with a 2 year service contract for example, you would likely pay much less for the phone itself up front. Motorola's suggested retail price is $169.99. You can compare Moto G Play (2023) prices from around the web here on The Informr.
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Motorola backs up the Moto G Play (2023) with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.
If your Moto G Play (2023) has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Motorola support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Motorola's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.
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