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Motorola Moto X4 Factory Unlocked Phone 32GB 5 2 Super Black PA8S0006US

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7.6
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111
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Full HD 1080p
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2.2 GHz
PROCESSOR CLOCK
Octa Core
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Review Summary - 101 recent, verified reviews

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Price
 25
phone, money, worth, say, got
+100%
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" ...  Great phone for the 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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" ...  This phone is a great deal for the money. ... Overall, I am very happy with this phone and at this price point, you really can't find a better phone with these features.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price it is a great phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Good phone for the money.  ...  "
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" ...  Worth the cost.  ...  "
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" ...  The price was great!  ...  "
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" ...  What sucks is 2 days after I got it, it dropped 50 bucks in price.  ...  "
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Device Compatibility
 25
motorola phones, phones, new phone, cell, smartphone
+84%
-16%
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" ...  This is an AWESOME phone!!!  ...  "
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" ...  MAYBE there's a few dozen GSM phones that meet everything but ultimately,  ...  "
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" ...  It's a smart 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.  ...  "
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" ...  It works just as good as any other smart phone that Ive used.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm perfectly capable of saving my data locally on a computer. ... I haven't used the Alexa app, and am unlikely to do so, but it is there should I change my mind.  ...  "
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" ...  I love Motorola phones.  ...  "
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" ...  Amazing for a sub $200 phone .  ...  "
Software Platform
 23
apps, updates, google, phone, moto
+78%
-22%
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" ...  Easy to get up and running---though it took me all day to download all the software updates.  ...  "
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" ...  So far the X4 messaging app has been fine.  ...  "
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" ...  I had a Samsung s7 on android 4 and was happy with it.  ...  "
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" ...  Especially the unlocked version--no bloatware!  ...  "
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" ...  Moto gestures are included and they work flawlessly. ... Transferring contacts, data, etc from your old phone is relatively easy if you use Google.  ...  "
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" ...  The Moto X4 works well for me, especially since it is a Android One phone, and is almost pure Android.  ...  "
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" ...  there is also a Amazon exclusive model for $200ish average price you just have Amazon apps installed and Alexa assistant installed as well. ... If you follow current review sites other than Amazon this phone is starting to show its age. ... The better replacement s by the current review sites are the g6 and the Nokia 7.1 if you want something current.  ...  "
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" ...  The phone is fast and no bloatware!  ...  "
Battery Life
 21
day, life, moto, charge, great battery life
+95%
-5%
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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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" ...  The battery holds up pretty good on a full charge (one QUICK full charge a day -- tho a gamer I am not).  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect size, perfect price, feels high quality, it's fast and has a great battery life.  ...  "
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" ...  Charge - This is my main phone and holds a charge far better than my last phone (HTC M8) ever did.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery doesn't last long, but charges Fast.  ...  "
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" ...  It goes all day on a charge. ... It charges quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  I was concerned about the battery life and it is great.  ...  "
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" ...  I love it, the screen has a great quality and the battery get almost all day, stay charged fast and had a good camera.  ...  "
Apps
 16
download, contacts, cloud, android, allow
+75%
-25%
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" ...  It has the new Android and it runs it well.  ...  "
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" ...  Can't move apps over to it but music and pictures camera works great have like 92 apps in and it has only used 19gb of storage.  ...  "
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" ...  Sign into Verizon, then copy your contacts from your Cloud and email from your them to yourself.  ...  "
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" ...  So far the X4 messaging app has been fine.  ...  "
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" ...  there is also a Amazon exclusive model for $200ish average price you just have Amazon apps installed and Alexa assistant installed as well.  ...  "
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" ...  MOTO X4 transferred all apps and data seamlessly.  ...  "
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" ...  Doing this first prevents having any complications that some reported after a Pie upgrade on a phone with third-party apps installed. ... I'm not all that big on using the Google Play apps for Syncing data to Google's cloud storage. ... I prefer to avoid providing data about my life for Google to resell in the form of demographic information. ... That said, I love how the later versions of Android OS let me fine tune the apps to allow more privacy, and more battery life as well. ... I haven't used the Alexa app, and am unlikely to do so, but it is there should I change my mind.  ...  "
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" ...  Transferring contacts, data, etc from your old phone is relatively easy if you use Google.  ...  "
Camera
 12
pictures, takes, love, cameras, quality
+92%
-8%
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" ...  I really love the camera.  ...  "
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" ...  The camera is totally decent-I like how you can activate the camera by twisting your hand twice-so you actually have a chance to capture some photo or video quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  The camera is not as bad as some reviews indicate but it's not great either.  ...  "
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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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" ...  I found the camera to be excellent, far superior to my old HTC M8.  ...  "
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" ...  Lots of pics come out grainy.  ...  "
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" ...  Good Camera, 3 cameras 2 flashes is enough (LG)  ...  "
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" ...  The camera is also not as "good," if measured in megapixels, but who needs 21 MPs?  ...  "
Charging
 10
charges, battery, day, charging, charger
+90%
-10%
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" ...  but it charges fast and it has a good battery.  ...  "
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" ...  It Is Extremely, Extremely slippery yet no wireless charge. ... Battery doesn't last long, but charges Fast.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery holds up pretty good on a full charge (one QUICK full charge a day -- tho a gamer I am not).  ...  "
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" ...  The battery is great and you can go up to two days between charges if you are not watching a bunch of videos. ... It charges quickly with the included turbo charger.  ...  "
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" ...  If you looking for a basic phone that performs well, and carries a charge through the day, has quick charge too, so topping up battery is not an issue.  ...  "
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" ...  It goes all day on a charge. ... It charges quickly.  ...  "
Memory
 9
ram, memory, phone, 4gb, move
+100%
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" ...  The phone was a good buy and has plenty of storage for my needs.  ...  "
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" ...  Compared to my old phone, this is super fast, user intuitive, and has plenty of storage for my needs.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great, lots of memory, fast and intuitive.  ...  "
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" ...  Glad I got the 64 GB.  ...  "
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" ...  More storage, More Memory and we move to the USB C cables like other modern phones.  ...  "
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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 .  ...  "
Fingerprint
 9
sensor, reader, better, seems, print
+89%
-11%
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" ...  Fingerprint reader is excellent and very convenient.  ...  "
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" ...  The camera is far and away better and the finger print scanner seems to work flawlessly.  ...  "
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" ...  The fingerprint reader is fabulous, and works much better than the one on a Lenovo laptop I have.  ...  "
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" ...  Finger-print reader is really handy.  ...  "
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" ...  The Finger Print sensor works flawlessly and also doubles for several shortcuts.  ...  "
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" ...  Fingerprint sensor is fast I feel.  ...  "
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" ...  Fingerprint recognition is decent. ... I am using the fingerprint sensor for navigation (that is a feature you have to turn on in the settings).  ...  "
Overall performance
 9
still, speed, phone, multitasking, memory
+89%
-11%
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" ...  The phone runs good and with decent speed on pie.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this phone over the new moto g7 which just came out because it was $100 less, still has a very fast processor, and has that upper middle class of phone build quality.  ...  "
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" ...  I have no issues with speed or function.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great, lots of memory, fast and intuitive.  ...  "
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" ...  The phone is solid, great processing speed, takes great pictures and seems to be a excellent device.  ...  "
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" ...  I haven't used it for multitasking much, but does fine on light multitasking.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 8
display, moto, vibrant, best
+75%
-25%
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" ...  It may not have every feature, or the best camera, or the best screen, BUT, if you looking for a budget phone that performs more than adequate, this is it.  ...  "
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" ...  The added functionality that eliminates the Back, Recent, and Home buttons from the display is handy too.  ...  "
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" ...  It's solidly built, the screen looks great and its fast and responsive.  ...  "
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" ...  Display is really excellent.  ...  "
Call quality
 8
call, quality, make, hear, calls
+88%
-13%
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" ...  As long as I can get email, texts, doing directions and make calls, I'm good.  ...  "
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" ...  The answer, this phone.  ...  "
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" ...  the people who make calls, text, occasionally browse the news sites and fb .  ...  "
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" ...  Apart from this, the cell phone is very good.  ...  "
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" ...  Call quality is excellent. ... You can hear a person like they are standing next to you, no distortion.  ...  "
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" ...  Speaker,phone call quality (in&out) are very satisfying.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 6
phone, working, started, moto, months
+83%
-17%
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" ...  So, I haven't owned a cell phone in almost ten years.  ...  "
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" ...  By the time we got home, the phone was working.  ...  "
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" ...  I'll report back on durability and reliability in a couple of months.  ...  "
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" ...  It is very fast and started updating as soon as I turned it on.  ...  "
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" ...  I've had it two weeks and am very pleased with it.  ...  "
Size
 6
pocket, phone, would, perfect, fit
+100%
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" ...  Size and weight of phone feels good in my hands.  ...  "
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" ...  There are many to choose from and I picked one that is low-profile to make it easier to slip into a pant's pocket.  ...  "
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" ...  The size is perfect for fitting in my pocket.  ...  "
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" ...  Shape and size is perfect.  ...  "
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" ...  blue=very, very small hint .  ...  "
Fit
 6
would, slippery, recommend, pocket, fit
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Needed decent phone I could root and this fit the bill.  ...  "
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" ...  The fit and finish on these phones is just impressive.  ...  "
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" ...  The phone is beautiful and a bit slippery, so I ordered a case with the phone after reading reviews about this. ... There are many to choose from and I picked one that is low-profile to make it easier to slip into a pant's pocket.  ...  "
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" ...  i like this phone alot it has more space that i need and it does more than my last phone i recommend this seller  ...  "
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" ...  Great replacement phone in a jam.  ...  "
Build Quality
 6
dropped, case, made, glass, working
+83%
-17%
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" ...  It has solid build, and feels like a way more expensive phone.  ...  "
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" ...  The phone is beautiful and a bit slippery, so I ordered a case with the phone after reading reviews about this. ... The fact that it can be had for under $200 (including the accessory case) makes it a fantastic value.  ...  "
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" ...  Made my old phone feel cheap and was easy on the wallet.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the metal case and great camera.  ...  "
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" ...  Material is top notch.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 5
another, volume, speakers, phone, hear
+60%
-40%
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" ...  You can hear a person like they are standing next to you, no distortion.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
Features
 5
phone, light, better, sun, price
+80%
-20%
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" ...  Lots of amaze features on this phone!!  ...  "
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" ...  When it comes to features and functionality.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall, I am very happy with this phone and at this price point, you really can't find a better phone with these features.  ...  "
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" ...  I especially like the blue light filter (I have it set to automatically come on at sun down / off at sun up).  ...  "
Wifi
 5
x4, moto, google, calling
+40%
-60%
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" ...  Can't get WiFi text or calling to work :(  ...  "
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" ...  Would be a 5 star if it didn't constantly drop wifi. ... It did not come up under any reviews but Google Moto x4 wifi issues and there it is.  ...  "
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" ...  But I noticed that wifi was dropping and reconnecting.  ...  "
Lens
 5
phone, like, lense
+40%
-60%
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" ...  -Huge camera lens on the back of the phone that protrudes from the body  ...  "
Color
 4
screen, color
+50%
-50%
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" ...  I really didn't check out the quality, but did return it because the color was much darker and dim than the photo.  ...  "
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" ...  -The screen doesn't seem as vibrant  ...  "
Video Playback
 4
videos, tv, phone, charges, battery
+100%
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" ...  It depends on how much gaming you do with your phone or movie watching you do.  ...  "
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" ...  The process took several hours and was easily accomplished in an evening while watching TV.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery is great and you can go up to two days between charges if you are not watching a bunch of videos.  ...  "
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" ...  I guess if one is going to stream 4k movies all day it might matter, but that is what TV's are for.  ...  "
Screen Protection
 4
screen, dropped, phone, gorilla, put
+25%
-75%
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" ...  I have had this phone for a few days and just noticed that it has a dead pixel.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen is NOT receptive.  ...  "
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" ...  The back of the phone is made of fragile glass which broke with a minor drop.  ...  "
ISP
 4
+75%
-25%
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" ...  In using mine on Verizon with no issues.  ...  "
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" ...  My first smartphone was a Motorola Photon.  ...  "
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" ...  Using it on ATT prepaid (gophone) with no issue.  ...  "
Ports
 4
charging, usb, storage, move, memory
+100%
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" ...  gotta have it's own plug.  ...  "
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" ...  More storage, More Memory and we move to the USB C cables like other modern phones.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
SIM
 4
get, card
+100%
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" ...  Just take sim from Samsung s7 and I was good to go.  ...  "
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" ...  My husband set up the phone, and then we stopped by the store to get our free sim card.  ...  "
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" ...  Waiting for the new ZTE Axon phone to be released and hoping it has dual sim like the 7 does.  ...  "
Network
 4
+25%
-75%
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" ...  Would be a 5 star if it didn't constantly drop wifi.  ...  "
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" ...  But I noticed that wifi was dropping and reconnecting.  ...  "
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" ...  Where my previous phone had coverage, this one does not.  ...  "
Setup
 3
get, updates, download
+100%
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" ...  It holds your hand through setup-the Republic Wireless sim card was easy to install-I was able to get it fully updated and connected with my cell service in less than an hour.  ...  "
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" ...  been using Motorola phones since the beginning extremely reliable easy to navigate have dropped some of them dozens of times never broke  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to get up and running---though it took me all day to download all the software updates.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 3
updates, still, fast, easy
+100%
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" ...  Lots of system updates initially, but a great phone and easy to navigate.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use.  ...  "
Controls
 3
button
+67%
-33%
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" ...  The added functionality that eliminates the Back, Recent, and Home buttons from the display is handy too.  ...  "
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" ...  The on and off button, as well as, the volume button is on the right side which makes it easy to turn it off.  ...  "
Storage
 3
save, apps, storage, music, expandable
+100%
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" ...  You can save photos, videos and music on the SD card but keep in mind that many apps (like music players) will hold the data so it may also count against your internal memory.  ...  "
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" ...  Expandable storage or 128gb minimum non expandable  ...  "
Returns
 3
+33%
-67%
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" ...  Returning the X4 today.  ...  "
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" ...  Return and by the same else where without Amazon setting it up the way they want.  ...  "
Design
 3
looks, like
+100%
comment
" ...  Phone looks fantastic!  ...  "
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" ...  Material is top notch.  ...  "

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Specifications

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