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Motorola Moto G4 review

7.6/10 AVG.
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7.6/10
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The Motorola Moto G4 currently has an Informr score of 7.6 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 18 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Android
Processor
1.5 GHz
Screen Size
5.5"
Camera
Unknown


What the Critics Are Saying...


TechRadar

The Moto G4 is an impressive improvement upon older generations of Motorola's most popular handset and it may well be the best phone you can buy on a budget.

- James Peckham, TechRadar
Tech Advisor

Although the new Moto G4 is more expensive than the third-generation, Motorola is offering a Full HD screen, better processor, more storage and memory. Not everyone will enjoy the jump to 5.5in or the lack of full waterproofing but this is still a brilliant phone for under £200. Just bear in m...

- Chris Martin, Tech Advisor
Android Community

The Moto G4 proves a budget phone can be quite capable.

- Jen Karner, Android Community
SlashGear

If you want to spend no more than $200 (plus whatever tax is in order) on a smartphone, Moto G4 is still the best smartphone on the market. Motorola's industrial design may have become a bit more bland this time around, but the device is right on the money for cash value.

- Chris Burns, SlashGear
Tom's Guide

The budget-phone segment is becoming increasingly competitive, with a number of sub-$200 phones now offering long battery life, increased durability or some combination of attractive features. Lenovo's enhancements to the Moto G4 keep that phone near the front of the budget pack.

- Lauren L'amie, Tom's Guide


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Screen Size
5.5"

The Motorola Moto G4's screen size is 5.5 inches with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution.

Processor
1.5 GHz

There is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 Octa core 1.5 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system (OS).

Camera
Unknown

Sorry, no camera information at the moment.

Storage
16/32 GB

Internal memory is 16/32 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.

Battery
3000mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 3000 mAh battery. Motorola's performance ratings are 1221 minutes, 678 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

Moto G4 Specs

Overview
Release date May 18, 2016
Regions available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Mobile / Cellular Data
4G/LTE
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
CDMA:
800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1700/1900 /2100 MHz
LTE:
1700/1900/700/2100 /850/900/1800/2600 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
SIM card size
Micro-SIM
Dual SIM No
Operating System Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

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Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 Octa core 1.5 GHz
Internal Storage 16/32 GB
RAM 2 GB
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 1.23 W/kg
Body: 1.1 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Headset, Data Cable
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 3000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Up to: 580 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to: 678 minutes
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Up to: 1221 minutes
Standby Time Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Plastic
Colors
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.3 x 7.7 x 0.8 cm (6 x 3 x 0.3 in)
Weight 155 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density 401 pixels
Size 5.5 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Graphics Yes
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact No
Contact Groups Unknown
Auto Answer Unknown
Voice Activated Dialing Unknown
Photo Caller ID Unknown
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Unknown
Email Client Unknown
Email Protocols No
Additional Email Features
Messaging No
Push-to-talk (PTT) Unknown
Connectivity
USB OTG Support Unknown
Infrared No
Bluetooth Profiles No
Bluetooth Audio Codecs No
WiFi No
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Unknown
Expansion Slot Info
PC Synchronization
TV Out No
DLNA Support Unknown
NFC Unknown
Data Tethering Compatibility Unknown
Java Applications Unknown
Brew Applications Unknown
ECML / Digital Wallet Unknown
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
No
Multi-camera
Unknown
Zoom
Unknown
Additional Rear Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Zoom
Unknown
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Unknown
Audio Formats No
Video Playback Unknown
Video Playback Formats No
Streaming Video Unknown
Vibration Alert Unknown
Downloadable Ringtones Unknown
Ringer ID Unknown
Haptic Feedback Vibration Unknown
Speakerphone Unknown
Apps
To-Do / Task List Unknown
Calendar Unknown
World Clock Unknown
Alarm Unknown
Stop Watch Unknown
Timer Unknown
Calculator Unknown
Currency Converter Unknown
Weather Unknown
Stocks Unknown
Maps Unknown
NotePad Unknown
Voice Memos / Recorder Unknown
Included Software / Apps
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): Motorola Moto G (4th Gen), Moto G (2016)

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