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Motorola Motosmart

alaTest has collected and analyzed 127 reviews of Motorola Motosmart. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviews about the portability and size are on the whole positive. The screen and price are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the camera and reception. The reliability and performance get mixed comments.

usability, price, screen, size, portability

battery, reception, camera

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Motorola Motosmart is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Gary Cutlack (

Motorola MotoSmart review


Do nice things ever come in very small and very cheap packages?

SD card support ; Loud speakers ; Nice Motorola video player app ; Solid chassis

Poor camera ; Little app storage ; Rough old version of Android ; Unresponsive lock screen

Motorola's MotoSmart is the Google-owned company's most affordable (it hates it when we say "cheapest") phone yet, with the small 3.5-inch model arriving on Pay As You Go for around the £99 (around AU$155/US$159) price point, or £7 (AU$10.98/US$11.25)...

Oct, 2012

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (

Motorola Motosmart


Motorola's MotoSmart may be cheap, but it struggles against similarly priced competitors.

Excellent build quality, Great call quality, Motorola has made some interesting tweaks to the phone's OS

Terrible camera, Sluggish performance, Poor screen, Short battery life

May, 2013

Expert review by : Alex Todd (

Motorola MOTOSMART Review: First Look


The Motorola MOTOSMART arrives as the company's new affordable smartphone. Featuring an 800MHz processor and a £100 price tag SIM free.

As was mentioned earlier, the handset retails for around £100 SIM free and is available for free on contracts as low as £7.50 a month.

Sep, 2012

Expert review by : James Pearce (

Motorola Motosmart – Review


Motorola have a clear cut divide between their high end devices (Razr, Proton, Razr Maxx, Razr HD, Razr M) and their current budget devices (Motoluxe and this the Motosmart). When Motorola first introduced the Motoluxe they were full of the fact it was...

Here are some shots of the Motosmart: Overall the Motosmart feels a bit out dated. Especially when you can get jems like the Xperia Tipo for about the same price. At the moment you can get it on the following networks: I look forward to what the next...

Sep, 2012

Expert review by : Best Mobile Contracts (



The MOTOSMART is a low priced Android handset from Motorola with a focus on entertainment and social apps. At less than £100 on pay as you go, it is one of the cheapest Android phones currently on the market, while still offering an experience that you...

Sep, 2012

Expert review by : Mobile Choice UK (

Motorola MotoSmart review -


Good for typists, social/app widgets

Terrible battery life, Gingerbread Android, unresponsive touch-screen, performance issues

Aug, 2012

Expert review by : Aayushi Jain (

Motorola MotoSmart: Specs, Features and Price


Motorola is announcing new handsets one after the other, it just revealed its “Defy Pro”, the water resistant smartphone in Brazil and just after that the new Motorola budget phone “MotoSmart” is out in UK.Motorola ...

Budget phone with Qualcomm MSM7227 600MHz processor, Android Gingerbread 2.3 OS, 3.5inch display, 3MP camera, 512MB RAM, 32GB expandable memory card slot, Wi-Fi connectivity, 1400mAh battery

Jul, 2012

Consumer review (

Motorola Motosmart


needed repair twice in 10 months

Jul, 2013

Consumer review (

Motorola Motosmart


Touch screen is not very responsive. Battery life is awful Had to be sent for repair after 5 months.

Apr, 2013

Consumer review (

Motorola Motosmart


Easy to use very good reseption , with very clear to hear the other person talking. Overall an exilent phone.

Have found none as yet

Jan, 2013

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:1400
Standby time (2G):550
Standby time (3G):500
Talk time (2G):8
Talk time (3G):6

Call management

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


Auto Focus: Yes
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash: No
Digital Zoom:4
Main camera resolution (numeric):3
Maximum frame rate:30
Rear camera resolution (numeric):3
Video recording: Yes


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified: Yes


Colour of product:Black
Form factor:Bar


Display diagonal:8.89
Display number of colours:262144 colours
Display Resolution:320 x 480
Display Type:TFT
Orientation sensor: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen: Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes


Internal RAM:0.5


Chat: Yes
E-mail: Yes
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes


Audio formats supported:AAC, AMR, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, WAV, WMA
FM radio: Yes
Image formats supported:JPG
Video compression formats:H.263, MPEG4
Video formats supported:DIVX, H.263, H.264, MPEG4


Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
Electronic compass: Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite): Yes
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning: Yes


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM
3G: Yes
3G bands supported:900,2100
3G standards:HSDPA
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP, AVRCP, GAP, HFP, HSP, OPP, SPP
Bluetooth version:4.0 LE
EDGE multislot class:10
GPRS multislot class:12
SIM card capability:Single SIM
Tethering (modem-mode): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other features

Active toolbar: Yes
Camera included: Yes
Java technology: Yes
Music player: Yes
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Polyphonic ring: Yes
Ringer type:MP3
Rotating: Yes
Video Playback: Yes
Voice Recording: Yes
Volume Control:Digital
Wireless Connection: Yes

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Quick start guide: Yes


Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Flight mode: Yes
Microphone mute: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:2.3
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts, Widgets
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connector type:Micro-USB B
USB version:2.0


Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:2.3


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal RAM:512
Internal ROM:512
Maximum memory card size:32
RAM capacity:0.5
ROM capacity:512
USB mass storage: Yes


Subscription type:No subscription

Weight & Dimensions

Height :11.6