7.3/10
Informr score
The Motorola Moto Z4 currently has an Informr score of 7.3 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 22 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Android
Processor
2 GHz
Screen Size
6.4"
Camera
48+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


Cnet

As a budget phone, the Moto Z4 doesn't beat the similarly priced Pixel 3A XL or OnePlus 6T. So unless you're a 5G early adopter (which requires a $349 Mod), or you're already invested in Motorola's Moto Mod ecosystem, skip the Moto Z4.

- Patrick Holland, Cnet
TechRadar

The Moto Z4 drifts more solidly into midrange territory, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing with the latest middle-of-the-road Snapdragon chipset and higher-megapixel rear camera. But the rest of the phone’s design and features barely iterate over its predecessor. Only its compatibility with the 5G...

- David Lumb, TechRadar
Android Headlines

For those who are looking to do a lot of hardcore mobile gaming or who will absolutely have to use their device while it's charging, the lack of cooling to offset the problem is probably going to be a dealbreaker anyway. That's unfortunate because the Moto Z4 is a brilliantly good device where it ex...

- Daniel Golightly, Android Headlines
Android Headlines

This is a smartphone that checks almost all of the same boxes as the Pixel 3a series and offers a smooth experience, to begin with. At the same time -- setting aside the wealth of other mods from projectors to battery expansions and with the purchase of a separate, if expensive, moto mod -- it goes...

- Daniel Golightly, Android Headlines
GSMArena

If you're looking for a cheap 5G-compatible phone with limited coverage that works in your favor, then the Moto Z4 and 5G Moto Mod might somehow make an attractive option. This is assuming you really can't wait another year for 5G coverage and compatible phones to become more abundant.

- GSMArena


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Screen Size
6.4"

The Motorola Moto Z4's screen size is 6.4 inches with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution.

Processor
2 GHz

There is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 Octa-core 2 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 9.0 Pie operating system (OS).

Camera
48+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 48+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 25+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
128 GB

Internal memory is 128 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 512 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
3600mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 3600 mAh battery. Motorola's performance ratings are 1778 minutes, 583 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

Moto Z4 Specs

Overview
Release date June 6, 2019
Regions available USA
Mobile / Cellular Data
4G/LTE
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
CDMA:
800/850/1900 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1700/1900 /2100 MHz
LTE:
1700/1900/700/800 /850/1800/2600/2300/2500 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
Dual SIM No
Operating System Android 9.0 Pie

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Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 Octa-core 2 GHz
Internal Storage 128 GB
RAM 4 GB
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 1.14 W/kg
Body: 1.43 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Headphones, Data Cable
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 3600 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to: 896 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to: 583 minutes
Internet Use (Celluar) Up to: 691 minutes
Talk Time Up to: 1778 minutes
Standby Time Up to: 17.4 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Aluminium
Colors Flash Gray, Frost White
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.8 x 7.5 x 0.735 cm (6.2 x 3 x 0.3 in)
Weight 165 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP 67
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology OLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels
Pixel density 403 pixels
Size 6.4 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass
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 No
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 512 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC Yes
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.7
Resolution
48+ megapixels
Multi-camera
No
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (Dual LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, ISO, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, HDR, Time lapse mode, Slow motion recording
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution
25+ megapixels
Zoom
Yes
Additional Front Camera Info
Aperture F2.0
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AAC+, AMR, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, MP4, M4A, WMA, WAV
Radio Yes (FM)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, AVI, FLV, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer Yes
Viewable document types XLS, PPT, PPTX, DOC, DOCX, PDF
Weather Yes
Stocks No
Maps Yes
NotePad No
Voice Memos / Recorder No
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps
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