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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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Motorola backs up the Moto G4 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


If your Moto G4 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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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
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
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 1.23 W/kg
Body: 1.1 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Headset, Data Cable
Cellular
Networks
GPRS, EDGE, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Mobile / Cellular Data
4G/LTE
Push-to-talk (PTT) Unknown
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Micro-SIM
Dual SIM No
Connectivity
USB OTG Support Unknown
GPS Type A-GPS
Infrared No
Bluetooth Profiles No
Bluetooth Audio Codecs No
Wi-Fi No
Memory Expansion Slot Unknown
Expansion Slot Info
NFC Unknown
Data Tethering Compatibility Unknown
Camera
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
Zoom
Unknown
Additional Rear Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
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
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
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 (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 1221 minutes
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
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
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
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Additional Information -
Additional Comments Other Names (AKA): Motorola Moto G (4th Gen), Moto G (2016)

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