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Motorola X4 Android One Edition Factory Unlocked Phone 5 2 Screen 32GB Sterling Blue PA8S0025US

Last Updated: April 22, 2020 (Refresh Now)
7.5
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
106
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
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16 MP
SECONDARY CAMERA
Full HD 1080p
RESOLUTION
2.2 GHz
PROCESSOR CLOCK
Octa Core
PROCESSOR TYPE

Review Summary - 90 recent, verified reviews

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Software Platform
 32
updates, android one, google, phone, os
+81%
-19%
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" ...  For the cheapest Android one phone it fits my needs in a great way.  ...  "
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" ...  It is running Android Pie and i have noticed no lags whatsoever. ... I will unlock the bootloader and install third party ROMs to jazz it a bit.  ...  "
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" ...  I found this phone for $200 cheaper than my original Nexus, however its capabilities and streamline use make it superior.  ...  "
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" ...  Besides the battery features are great Motorola is now google so it's just like pixel phones.  ...  "
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" ...  Love that it updated all the way up to Android Pie! ... No more codes or patterns to unlock.  ...  "
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" ...  Android one is a wonderful idea.  ...  "
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" ...  I did a bunch of research on the Samsung S2, which was the hot new phone at the time but switched to the Moto at the last second.  ...  "
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" ...  - worked fine with Android oreo 8.0 factory ... - I applied every android update/patch I was notified: virtually every day a new one popped up .  ...  "
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Device Compatibility
 25
phones, love this phone, motorola, gsm, devices
+76%
-24%
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" ...  I love the phone. ... I love this phone.  ...  "
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" ...  MAYBE there's a few dozen GSM phones that meet everything but ultimately,  ...  "
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" ...  I love this phone.  ...  "
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" ...  This phone replaces my wife's G4.  ...  "
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" ...  My friends who bought iPhone X's for $1000 brag about their phones, until I tell them I paid $150 for mine :-)  ...  "
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" ...  Besides that solid phone.  ...  "
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" ...  I really enjoy using this phone.  ...  "
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" ...  I don't know what a $1000 phone can do, but this phone can do everything I need a cell phone to do, and more for a quarter of the cost.  ...  "
Price
 22
phone, money, worth, value, things
+95%
-5%
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" ...  No need to buy into all these over priced flagship phones, this phone will exceed your expectations.  ...  "
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" ...  This was $349 in stores, but I paid half that.  ...  "
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" ...  Great phone for a good price.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the price point and am completely happy with the fact that it is everything I am used to, but has addressed all the things I haven't liked about my previous Moto X models.  ...  "
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" ...  I figured the $199 was worth the upgrade.  ...  "
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" ...  If you have the extra money, purchase the 64GB version of this phone.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a pretty good phone for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price it is a great phone.  ...  "
Battery Life
 21
battery life, life, day, charge, quickly
+90%
-10%
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" ...  Battery is a lot better, but will wait and see.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery life seems really good, but I had one time when the battery seemed to discharge too quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life is pretty good, I'd expect a full day's use on a single charge. ... Went from 20% to fully charged in little over an hour.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery is tough to kill and lasts 8+ hours easily with constant use  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life is better than my old G5 and it's faster as well.  ...  "
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" ...  BEST BATTERY LIFE EVER I probably spend like 3-6 hours on my phone daily as well you could skip a day without charging.  ...  "
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" ...  Upgraded from MOTO G5+ that fried the battery. ... Battery life is about the same as the MOTO G5 plus.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery is excellent for my needs.  ...  "
Charging
 19
charge, phone, fast, charges, battery life
+79%
-21%
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" ...  I do like the larger charging port on the X4.  ...  "
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" ...  It goes all day on a charge. ... It charges quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  It'll need topping off at night of course, but thankfully the quick charge here is incredibly fast. ... Went from 20% to fully charged in little over an hour.  ...  "
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" ...  The phone was great outside of the crappy battery life and being built around a micro USB port.  ...  "
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" ...  Tons of memory and I love how fast it charges. ... It uses an usb-c charger, so not the same regular Android charger which is fine since not alot of ppl have that type of charger for their phones just yet so people are sorta less likely to steal it I guess lol  ...  "
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" ...  Sadly it can't do wireless charging, but that is fine for now.  ...  "
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" ...  If this phone was made by Samsung, they probably would charge about $500.00 Dollars for it.  ...  "
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" ...  BEST BATTERY LIFE EVER I probably spend like 3-6 hours on my phone daily as well you could skip a day without charging.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 13
battery life, g7, bright, black, smaller
+77%
-23%
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" ...  The screen resolution works great with maps and photos.  ...  "
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" ...  Screen quality isn't Hi Res 4k, but is excellent for a phone and these old eyes.  ...  "
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" ...  Even though the screen is smaller than the G7 and very slightly smaller than the G4, the display is very sharp. ... It is very light and I do prefer this 16:9 format screen than the elongated new phones like the G7.  ...  "
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" ...  It has good battery life and the screen qualty is good.  ...  "
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" ...  Screen is nice and the phone is not too big or bulky.  ...  "
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" ...  Despite the small screen which I'm used to, it is quick and it it absolutely beautiful.  ...  "
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" ...  My kids have expensive Samsung and Pixels.  ...  "
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" ...  It feels like a budget Pixel phone.  ...  "
Camera
 12
phone, cameras, rear, pictures, flash
+75%
-25%
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" ...  OK camera, works well and nice interface.  ...  "
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" ...  The camera is slightly better than my Moto G6.  ...  "
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" ...  The camera seems to take good pictures and the reaction time of the phone seems very good.  ...  "
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" ...  - Actual flash on the forward facing camera  ...  "
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" ...  The camera is decent but ten again i was not expecting much from a $150 phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Very nice cameras especially 8f you're into selfies. ... 16mp selfie camera (w/flash )and 12mp rear with dual 8mp camera is very nice.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the dual cameras. ... Rear camera quality is a big step up from the MOTO G5 plus.  ...  "
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" ...  Good Camera, 3 cameras 2 flashes is enough (LG)  ...  "
Memory
 8
ram, phone, 64, 4gb, version
+88%
-13%
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" ...  64 GB RAM for the price is a steal.  ...  "
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" ...  Plenty of storage.  ...  "
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" ...  Android One version 64 gig 4 gig ram. ... The phone is faster and has more storage.  ...  "
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" ...  The 64 GB version has 47 GB available and 4 GB of ram, making multi-tasking easier and having the phone be a tad more future proof.  ...  "
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" ...  Just what I needed 64g memory I don't really have to worry about my phone running plus it looks amazing with the Stirling blue glass  ...  "
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" ...  I love the 4gb ram and 64gb storage.  ...  "
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" ...  I wanted to get a phone that was faster than my 2gb ram moto g6 play. ... Expandable storage or 128gb minimum non expandable ... Then I discovered that amazing, best buy even Motorola couldn't tell me if it's 64 4gb or 3gb ram .  ...  "
Apps
 8
notification, bloatware, android one, works, various
+75%
-25%
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" ...  I mainly use this for web browsing, instagram, podcasts, youtube, reddit, and other various apps all of which run very smooth.  ...  "
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" ...  It's a great phone, I just wish I could have the home button nav and no persistent Google banner.  ...  "
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" ...  The near stock Android and the fact that it works so seem less with my work computer is key.  ...  "
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" ...  It is running Android Pie and i have noticed no lags whatsoever. ... I will unlock the bootloader and install third party ROMs to jazz it a bit.  ...  "
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" ...  Android one is a wonderful idea.  ...  "
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" ...  MOTO X4 transferred all apps and data seamlessly.  ...  "
Fingerprint
 8
fingerprint, finger print, fingerprint sensor, scanner, front
+88%
-13%
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" ...  Fingerprint reader is super convenient and secure.  ...  "
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" ...  It has a fingerprint reader and it does NFC (SmartPay).  ...  "
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" ...  I love the fingerprint reader.  ...  "
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" ...  The finger print scanner is a nice bonus.  ...  "
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" ...  Finger-print reader is really handy.  ...  "
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" ...  Fingerprint sensor is fast I feel.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 8
months, update, phone, last, first
+63%
-38%
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" ...  It has never happened again and I could never figure out why that happened.  ...  "
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" ...  It's only been a few days but so far so good.  ...  "
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" ...  3 months on, really impressed.  ...  "
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" ...  I'll report back on durability and reliability in a couple of months.  ...  "
Overall performance
 8
phone, fast, hiccups, faster
+100%
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" ...  It was responsive and quick.  ...  "
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" ...  Phone has a 2.2GHZ processor.  ...  "
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" ...  A little faster processor than my Moto G6.  ...  "
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" ...  Same phone, more storage, faster processor.  ...  "
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" ...  Runs stock 9.0 very well, no hiccups or slowdown thus far.  ...  "
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" ...  It does run smooth & speed is still surprising me.  ...  "
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" ...  It's fast.  ...  "
Features
 6
well, night, feature, phones, light
+83%
-17%
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" ...  All of the features we need.  ...  "
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" ...  The night mode feature is nice as well, taking away the blue light at night.  ...  "
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" ...  The night feature and the well being feature.  ...  "
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" ...  While it has all the 'features' of a flagship, just don't expect it to be as good.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 5
sounds, loud, dac
+100%
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" ...  Sound is solid.  ...  "
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" ...  The speaker is faces forward and is plenty loud.  ...  "
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" ...  Speaker sounds nice and loud as well!  ...  "
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" ...  That sounds great to me.  ...  "
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" ...  Dual front facing speakers ... Did have a good DAC, actually amazing DAC.  ...  "
Ports
 5
port, phone, charging, cable, battery life
+60%
-40%
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" ...  Get a 3rd party cable from Anker to help with that.  ...  "
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" ...  I do like the larger charging port on the X4.  ...  "
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" ...  The phone was great outside of the crappy battery life and being built around a micro USB port.  ...  "
Night Photography
 5
light, well, really, night, camera
+60%
-40%
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" ...  The night mode feature is nice as well, taking away the blue light at night.  ...  "
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" ...  While the stock cameras produce 'okay' results, the GCMod5 camera is way better in low light.  ...  "
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" ...  Took some Moon shots the other night using the time lapse option and it worked really well for a camera on a phone.  ...  "
Controls
 4
button navigation, button, available, works, unlock
-100%
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" ...  I hate how the volume button works, I hate how the app menu works, I hate the Google search bar on my home screen.  ...  "
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" ...  You had to unlock it with a push of the power button and then swipe up to unlock it before it would listen for "OK Google"  ...  "
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" ...  The biggest complaint that I have is the home button navigation is not available for this model . ... Now the screen isn't completely usable, due to a back arrow and a home button in a black banner at the bottom of the screen.  ...  "
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" ...  Also i was really used to the one button navigation on my moto g5 plus, but it is not available on this phone.  ...  "
Volume
 4
loud, volume, sounds, phone, enough
+75%
-25%
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" ...  The speaker is faces forward and is plenty loud.  ...  "
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" ...  The speaker is pretty good for a phone, loud enough for listening while int he bathroom.  ...  "
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" ...  Speaker sounds nice and loud as well!  ...  "
Call quality
 4
call, quality, loud, hear, echo
+25%
-75%
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" ...  I always missed incoming calls because I can’t hear the volume.  ...  "
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" ...  On calls, other party hears loud echo when the X4 is on speakerphone or headset--not fixable through any settings.  ...  "
Design
 4
beautiful, design
+100%
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" ...  Loving this phone, especially in the eye catching sterling colour.  ...  "
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" ...  Phone looks fantastic!  ...  "
Build Quality
 4
slippery, maybe, spec, self, new
+75%
-25%
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" ...  very efficient build.  ...  "
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" ...  Build quality is good.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 3
spec
+100%
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" ...  easy to use and spec for spec you will NEVER find a deal like this anywhere else.  ...  "
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" ...  Very nice user interface.  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy, and kudos to Motorola for making it easier than usual.  ...  "
Returns
 3
amazon
-100%
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" ...  I cannot even return it because I lost the original box.  ...  "
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" ...  Only good thing is that it happened during the return period from Amazon.  ...  "
Marketplace
 3
deal, big, return
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  No big deal. ... Again, no big deal.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you Amazon for fast and safe shipping.  ...  "
Wifi
 3
however, calling, like
+33%
-67%
SIM
 3
card, worked, phone, verizon, pop
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Waiting for the new ZTE Axon phone to be released and hoping it has dual sim like the 7 does.  ...  "
Network
 3
however
+67%
-33%
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" ...  - Better antenna than my old phone  ...  "
Size
 3
+67%
-33%
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" ...  The size is just right.  ...  "
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" ...  The size is perfect for fitting in my pocket.  ...  "

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Specifications

Performance
Processor Clock:  2.2 GHz
Processor Type:  Octa Core 
Camera
Secondary Camera:  16 MP
Memory
Memory:  3072 GB
Display
Resolution:  Full HD 1080p 
16 MP
SECONDARY CAMERA
Full HD 1080p
RESOLUTION
2.2 GHz
PROCESSOR CLOCK
Octa Core
PROCESSOR TYPE