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Motorola Moto G4 Plus

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1100 reviews of Motorola Moto G4 Plus. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Opinions about the screen and camera are overall positive. The usability and price also get good opinions. There are some critical opinions about the GPS navigation.

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GPS navigation

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

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 429 user reviews of Motorola Moto G4 Plus from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Reviewers really like the portability and screen. The usability and price also get good feedback, but views are divided on the reliability. Many are less positive about the GPS navigation.

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GPS navigation

86% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Motorola Moto G Plus (4th Gen.) Unlocked - Black - 64GB - U.S. WarrantyMotorola Moto G Plus (4th Gen.) Unlocked - Black - 64GB - U.S. Warranty

Jan, 2019

Editors choice

Expert review by : Evan Kypreos (

Moto G4 Plus


The Motorola Moto G is the standard by which every budget smartphone is measured. Since the first version was released back in 2013 the Moto G has dominated the TrustedReviews Awards Budget Phone of the Year category. You can't get better bang for your...

Jul, 2016

Expert review by : Mike Lowe (

Motorola Moto G4 Plus review: Plus and minus


When you think "Plus" in the phone world you tend to think extra large handset. It's all Apple's fault. But that's not precisely the case with the Moto G4 Plus: sure, it's pretty large with its 5.5-inch screen, but it's the same size as its Moto G4...

Better and bolder design than before, microSD expansion, solid battery life and TurboPower fast-charger included in the box, might be mid-spec but can handle most apps

No NFC so no Android Pay (seems foolish considering the fingerprint scanner), price point puts it into contentious market position, standard G4 does much of what you'll need

When we first saw the Motorola Moto G4 and G4 Plus, we though the Plus was hands-down the one to choose. Having used both handsets for weeks and days at a time, however, we've taken an about-turn on that initial feeling: the Plus does have plenty of...

Jul, 2016

Expert review by : Robert Leedham (

Lenovo Moto G4 Plus hands-on review


With a spruced up and camera and fingerprint scanner, this is the G4 to get

May, 2016

Expert review by : Simon Hill (

Moto G4 Plus review


It's a Plus, but not in the way you think

Speedy, smooth performance ; Great camera ; Bright, crisp display

Plastic body ; Speaker isn't great ; No NFC or Android pay

The Moto G4 Plus is an impressive phone for the money and yet more evidence that the gap between flagships and budget smartphones is still closing.

May, 2017

Expert review by : Chris Barraclough (

Moto G4 Plus Review: In Depth


Moto G4 Plus review: This upgraded version of the brilliant Moto G4 smartphone boasts a smart 16-megapixel camera and a fingerprint sensor, but is it...

Smooth performance ; Fingerprint sensor ; Dependable camera ; Solid battery life

No improvement in camera shots ; Hand-filling design

The obvious question is, which is best for you: the Moto G4 or Moto G4 Plus? Well, we’d honestly say that unless you’re constantly snapping hyper kids, there’s no need to splash out extra money on the Plus’ 16-meg camera. That super-smart auto-focus...

Jun, 2016

Expert review by : Henry Burrell (

Moto G4 vs Moto G4 Plus comparison review: Motorola's new 2016 phones compared


Moto G4 vs Moto G4 Plus: What is the difference between the new Moto G4 2016 and the new Moto G4 Plus 2016, Moto G4 vs Moto G4 Plus

It’s slightly unusual for a ‘plus’ model of a phone not to have a larger screen, and with the Moto G4 having largely the same specs as the G4 Plus, but an extra £30 for a fingerprint scanner and a better camera doesn't seem bad at all. It's a bit...

Jun, 2016

Expert review by : Thomas McMullan (

Motorola Moto G4 Plus review: Should you buy a Moto G5 Plus instead?


The Moto G4 Plus had a better camera and a fingerprint reader than the Moto G4, but how does it compare to the Moto G5 Plus?

Does this add up to a convincing case for the Moto G4 Plus? Taking everything into account, I don’t believe there’s enough here to justify the extra spend.

Apr, 2017

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Motorola Moto G4 Plus review

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The Motorola Moto G4 Plus has a decent range of features, including a fingerprint scanner, considering its low price. We found this accurate and easy to set up - but what about the phone's battery life? Its 5.5-inch screen places it among the larger...

Oct, 2016

Expert review by : Wilson Wong (

Goondu review: Moto G4 Plus September 21st, 2016 | by Wilson Wong Cellphones 1 Lenovo’s Moto G4 Plus is the first significant phone after Motorola’s b


It doesn't have a fancy glass body or curved screen but the Moto G4 Plus sports a handy camera, which is the surprise in a mid-priced package.

Sep, 2016


Expert review by : Joshua Waller (

Moto G4 Plus Review


The Moto G4 Plus is one of the latest smartphones from Lenovo, and features a 16 megapixel camera.

As with most other smartphones, the Moto G4 Plus can struggle in low-light, and the lack of optical image stabilisation doesn't help here. However, we have been relatively impressed with the flash performance of the built-in dual LED flash system, and...

Sep, 2016

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:3000 / 3200
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):344.4
Standby time (3G):495
Standby time (4G):414
Talk time (2G):22.9
Talk time (3G):28.6
Wireless Charging:N

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


Auto Focus:Y / Yes
Built-in Flash:Y / Yes
Digital Zoom:4
Face detection:Y
Flash type:LED
Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):5 / 8
Front camera type:Single camera
Geotagging:Y / Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):16
Maximum frame rate:30
Night mode:Y
Rear camera aperture number:1.7
Rear camera flash:Y
Rear camera resolution (numeric):12 / 16
Rear camera type:Dual camera / Single camera
Resolution at capture speed:1920x1080@30fps
Second Camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:5
Second rear camera resolution (numeric):5
Smile detection:Y
Time lapse mode:Y
Video recording:Y / Yes
Video recording modes:1080p / 1080p,2160p
Video stabilizer: Yes
Zoom capability:Y / Yes


Brand colour:Deep Indigo
Colour name:Deep Indigo / Nimbus
Colour of product:Black / Indigo / White
Fingerprint Reader:Y / Yes
Form factor:Bar
Product colour:Black / Indigo / Silver / White
Protection features:Water Resistant


Aspect Ratio:16:9 / 18:9
Display diagonal:14 / 15
Display glass type:Gorilla Glass
Display Resolution:1080 x 2160 / 1920 x 1080 / 2160 x 1080
Display Type:IPS
Gorilla Glass version:Gorilla Glass 3
Orientation sensor:Y / Yes
Pixel density:401 / 407
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N / No
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y / Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


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


Internal RAM:2


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


FM radio:Y


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


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G bands (secondary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
3G:Y / Yes
3G bands supported:850,900,1700,1900,2100 / 850,900,1900,2100
3G standards:HSPA+, UMTS / HSPA+,UMTS / UMTS
4G:Y / Yes
4G bands supported:800,850,900,1900,2100,2600
4G standard:LTE
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.1 LE / 4.2 LE / 5.0
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM
SIM card type:MicroSIM / MicroSIM + NanoSIM / MiniSIM / NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y / Yes
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 802.11ac,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:Gmail,Google Chrome,Google Play,YouTube / Google Chrome,Google Play,YouTube / Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:USB / USB Type-C
Quick start guide:Y


Flight mode:Y / Yes
Graphics adapter:Adreno 405 / Adreno 508
Microphone mute:Y / Yes
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, To-do list / Alarm clock,Calculator,Calendar
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts / Icons, Themes, Wallpaper / Icons,Menu,Shortcuts / Menu, Themes
Support for contact groups:Y / Yes
Themes:Screensavers, Wallpapers / Wallpapers
Video call:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

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


Processor Cores:8
Processor family:Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor frequency:1.5 / 2.2
Processor Model:617 / 630 / MSM 8952


Operating system installed:Android / Android 8.0
Operating System Version:6.0.1 / 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) / 6.0.1 Marshmallow / 6.0.1, Marshmallow / 8 / 8.0 / 8.0 Oreo


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal RAM:2 / 2048
Internal storage capacity:16 / 32 / 64
Maximum memory card size:128
RAM capacity:2 / 4
USB mass storage:Y / Yes


Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7.8 / 8 / 9.8
Height :15.3 / 152.9 / 153 / 159.9 / 160 / 7.66
Weight:155 / 157 / 167
Width:7.66 / 75.5 / 76.5 / 76.6