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Motorola Moto G4

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3690 reviews of Motorola Moto G4. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and performance. The screen and price also get good feedback, whereas there are some critical reviews about the apps.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Motorola Moto G4 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Motorola Moto G4

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Motorola Moto G4 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the durability and design. The screen and portability are also mentioned favorably.

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73% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Motorola Moto G4 SIM-Free Smartphone - BlackMotorola Moto G4 SIM-Free Smartphone - Black

Sep, 2018

Recommended by TR

Expert review by : Max Parker (trustedreviews.com)

Moto G4 2016

 

What can £169 get you in the smartphone world of 2016? You can forget about the Samsung Galaxy S7, iPhone 6S or Huawei P9 – you'll need three or four times that for those. It will get you a new Moto G, though, and for many that will be plenty.

Jun, 2016

Expert review by : Robert Leedham (stuff.tv)

Lenovo Moto G4 hands-on review

 

The original affordable smartphone is back - and better than ever

May, 2016

Expert review by : James Peckham (techradar.com)

Moto G4 review

 

The fourth generation Moto G is here

Low price ; Bright Full HD display ; Impressively powerful

Missing NFC feature ; No fingerprint scanner ; Lack of Moto Maker options

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.

Jan, 2018

TechAdvisor Recommended

Expert review by : Chris Martin (techadvisor.co.uk)

Motorola Moto G4 2016 review

 

The new Moto G4 for 2016 is here with a bigger brother, the Moto G4 Plus. Here's what we make of the regular model which is one of the best phones under £200.

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...

Nov, 2016

Expert review by : Andrew Hoyle (cnet.co.uk)

Motorola Moto G4 review: At this price, nothing else comes close

 

The G4 packs everything you need from an everyday phone into a water-resistant body. And it charges a rock-bottom price for the total package.

The Moto G4's big, bold screen and junk-free software make it a pleasure to use throughout the day. Its ability to survive a dunking will appeal to the clumsy among us.

Processor performance is great for everyday tasks, but gamers will want to shop elsewhere.

With its big, bold screen, water-resistant design and rock-bottom price, the Moto G4 is a dazzling deal.

Jul, 2016

Expert review by : Chris Barraclough (recombu.com)

Moto G4 Review: In Depth

 

Offering Full HD visuals, a 13-megapixel camera & some strong specs for the price, is the Moto G4 the best budget phone of 2016? Here's our full G4 review.

Customisable design ; Crisp, attractive screen ; Smooth performance ; Easy-to-use cameras

Bigger build

If you’re after a flagship-style experience - awesome cameras, smooth performance, strong visuals - but for a third of the price, Motorola has once again delivered with the Moto G4. Factor in the Moto Maker customisation and vanilla Android OS and...

Jun, 2016

Expert review by : Alan Martin (alphr.com)

Motorola Moto G4 review: A better buy than the Moto G5, but should you wait for the G6?

 

The Moto G4 may be an older model now, but it's every bit as good as the new Moto G5

As an all-round package, it’s hard to find fault with the Motorola Moto G4. It may be a touch more expensive than last year’s Moto G, but since it’s better in most ways – with superior battery life, a better camera, a brighter, bigger screen and a...

Mar, 2018

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Motorola Moto G4 review

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The Motorola Moto G4 is affordable and has a large 5.5-inch screen. It's an Android smartphone, but how does it stand up against its competitors? Read on to find out whether this phone can get through the day without running out of juice, and whether...

Sep, 2016

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Alan Lu (itpro.co.uk)

Lenovo Moto G4 review

 

Lenovo's budget Motorola Android phone is a corker

Lengthy battery life; Bright, high quality screen; Fast and responsive; Clean Android

Bland appearance; Not waterproof; Large size unsuitable for single handed use

This cheap Android phone is so good, it’s also a serious rival to much more expensive phones

Jun, 2016

Expert review by (engadget.com)

Mini review: Our quick verdict on the Moto G4 and G4 Plus

 

The Moto G4 Plus finally brings a great camera into Motorola's budget lineup. It's decently fast for the price, though the build quality might not last years of use.

Inexpensive ; Large, vibrant screen ; Solid performance for the price

Camera suffers severely in low light ; Plastic build might not be durable ; Not waterproof like last year

Jul, 2016

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:2800 / 3000
Battery recharge time:0.25
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)

Call management

Call divert:Y / Yes
Call hold:Y / Yes
Call timer:Y / Yes
Call waiting:Y / Yes
Caller ID:Y / Yes
Conference call:Y / Yes
Speakerphone:Y / Yes
Speed dialing:Y / Yes
Vibrating Alert:Y / Yes

Camera

Auto Focus:Y / Yes
Built-in Flash:Y / Yes
Digital Zoom:4
Face detection:Y / Yes
Flash type:LED
Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):5
Front camera type:Single camera
Geotagging:Y / Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):13
Maximum frame rate:30
Rear camera flash:Y
Rear camera resolution (numeric):13 / 8
Rear camera type:Single camera
Resolution at capture speed:1920x1080@30fps
Second Camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:5
Video recording:Y / Yes
Video recording modes:1080p
Video stabilizer:Y / Yes
Zoom capability:Y / Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black / White
Form factor:Bar

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:12.7 / 14
Display glass type:Gorilla Glass
Display number of colours:16 million colours
Display Resolution:1280 x 720 / 1920 x 1080
Display Type:IPS
Orientation sensor:Y / Yes
Pixel density:401
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N / No
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y / Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer:Y / Yes
Ambient light sensor:Y / Yes
Gyroscope:Y / Yes
Proximity sensor:Y

Memory

Internal RAM:2

Messaging

Chat:Y / Yes
E-mail:Y / Yes
Instant messaging (IM):Y / Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y / Yes
Short Message Service (SMS):Y / Yes
Text prediction system:Y

Multimedia

FM radio:Y

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y / Yes
GLONASS:Y
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):Y / Yes
Position location:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi positioning:Y

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G bands (secondary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM / EDGE,GPRS,GSM
3G:Y / Yes
3G bands supported:850,900,1900,2100
3G standards:HSDPA / HSPA+, UMTS / HSPA+,UMTS
4G:Y / Yes
4G bands supported:700,800,850,900,1800,2100,2300,2600
4G standard:LTE
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.1 / 4.1 LE / 4.2 LE
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM
SIM card type:MicroSIM / MicroSIM + NanoSIM / NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y / Yes
WAP:Y
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi Direct:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Other features

Google applications:Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:USB
Quick start guide:Y / Yes

Performance

Flight mode:Y / Yes
Graphics adapter:Adreno 306 / Adreno 405
Microphone mute:Y / Yes
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes / Alarm clock, Calculator, Notes, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts / Menu, Themes
Support for contact groups:Y / Yes
Themes:Wallpapers
Video call:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:MICRO-USB
USB port:Y / Yes
USB version:2.0

Processor

Processor architecture:ARM Cortex-A53
Processor Cores:4 / 8
Processor family:Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor frequency:1.2 / 1.5
Processor Model:617 / MSM 8916

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:6.0.1 / 6.0.1 Marshmallow / 6.0.1, Marshmallow

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal RAM:2 / 2048
Internal storage capacity:16 / 32
Maximum memory card size:128 / 256
RAM capacity:2
USB mass storage:Y / Yes

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Colour : Yes
Google applications:Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube
Waterproof: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.8 / 9.9
Height :144.4 / 15.3 / 153
Weight:137 / 155
Width:7.66 / 72 / 76.6