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

Last Updated: May 28, 2019 (Refresh Now)
7.8
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
139
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16 MP
SECONDARY CAMERA
Full HD 1080p
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2.2 GHz
PROCESSOR CLOCK
Octa Core
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Review Summary - 120 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Software Platform
 40
updates, google, phone, apps, android pie
+83%
-18%
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" ...  Android one is a wonderful idea.  ...  "
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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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" ...  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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" ...  The Moto X4 works well for me, especially since it is a Android One phone, and is almost pure Android.  ...  "
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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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" ...  So far the X4 messaging app has been fine.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm very pleased with how you can sync up everything to the different google services so easily, like for example, the photos you take can automatically sync up with google photo for storage. ... This phone was easy for a total noob to get up and running and fooling around with apps.  ...  "
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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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Price
 31
phone, money, value, worth, point
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Can't beat the price.  ...  "
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" ...  If you have the extra money, purchase the 64GB version of this phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall great value!  ...  "
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" ...  It looks like a flagship phone but for the $140 dollar price tag it is amazing or so i thought.  ...  "
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" ...  Great phone, especially for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  B&H was out of stock so Amazon go the purchase (same price). ... This phone was just what I needed at a great price.  ...  "
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" ...  Great phone for a good price.  ...  "
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" ...  Incredible value for the money.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 30
phones, love, really, new, motorola
+80%
-20%
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" ...  Mostly because I work from home at my computer all day long, and I've just paid for the "bundled" phone+internet that entire time. ... So as a complete noob when it comes to modern cell phones, I'd have to say I'm extremely please with this phone. ... Good luck to you on your quest for a new phone!  ...  "
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" ...  Some features not present that are nice such as streaming to multiple Bluetooth devices, but great phone.  ...  "
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" ...  This phone replaces my wife's G4.  ...  "
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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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" ...  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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" ...  I love 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.  ...  "
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" ...  Besides that solid phone.  ...  "
Battery Life
 27
battery life, day, life, moto, lasts
+93%
-7%
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" ...  Battery life is very good, the phone charges very quickly as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery is excellent for my needs.  ...  "
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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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" ...  If this phone was made by Samsung, they probably would charge about $500.00 Dollars for it.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery is tough to kill and lasts 8+ hours easily with constant use  ...  "
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" ...  The battery life is great and the processor is surprisingly fast for a 2017 phone.  ...  "
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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 life is about the same as my Moto G6, which by the way is pretty good.  ...  "
Charging
 21
charges, fast, charge, battery, phone
+86%
-14%
comment
" ...  but it charges fast and it has a good battery.  ...  "
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" ...  The USB-C is nice, faster charging.  ...  "
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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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" ...  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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" ...  Battery life is very good, the phone charges very quickly as well.  ...  "
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" ...  It goes all day on a charge. ... It charges quickly.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
Camera
 18
rear, phone, dual, cameras, pictures
+83%
-17%
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" ...  The camera is decent but ten again i was not expecting much from a $150 phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Good Camera, 3 cameras 2 flashes is enough (LG)  ...  "
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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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" ...  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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" ...  The camera seems to take good pictures and the reaction time of the phone seems very good.  ...  "
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" ...  Lots of pics come out grainy.  ...  "
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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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" ...  OK camera, works well and nice interface.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 16
battery life, loud, g7, bright, black
+69%
-31%
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" ...  It has good battery life and the screen qualty is good.  ...  "
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" ...  It's solidly built, the screen looks great and its fast and responsive.  ...  "
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" ...  Screen is nice and the phone is not too big or bulky.  ...  "
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" ...  It feels like a budget Pixel phone.  ...  "
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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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" ...  The screen resolution works great with maps and photos.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
Apps
 14
google, app, running, notification, messaging
+79%
-21%
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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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" ...  This phone was easy for a total noob to get up and running and fooling around with apps.  ...  "
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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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" ...  The near stock Android and the fact that it works so seem less with my work computer is key.  ...  "
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" ...  Transferring contacts, data, etc from your old phone is relatively easy if you use Google.  ...  "
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" ...  Android one is a wonderful idea.  ...  "
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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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" ...  So far the X4 messaging app has been fine.  ...  "
Overall performance
 14
still, speed, phone, use, smooth
+100%
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" ...  It does run smooth & speed is still surprising me.  ...  "
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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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" ...  Same phone, more storage, faster processor.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great, lots of memory, fast and intuitive.  ...  "
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" ...  It's fast.  ...  "
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" ...  I have no issues with speed or function.  ...  "
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" ...  A little faster processor than my Moto G6.  ...  "
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" ...  It was responsive and quick.  ...  "
Memory
 11
ram, phone, memory, 64, gb
+91%
-9%
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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 .  ...  "
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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 also don't need more than 32GB but if you take photos and video, more memory would be necessary.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the 4gb ram and 64gb storage.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great, lots of memory, fast and intuitive.  ...  "
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" ...  Android One version 64 gig 4 gig ram. ... The phone is faster and has more storage.  ...  "
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" ...  Plenty of storage.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 10
3, update, months, year, working
+70%
-30%
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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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" ...  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.  ...  "
Fingerprint
 9
finger print, fingerprint sensor, scanner, reader, front
+89%
-11%
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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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" ...  Fingerprint unlock is great and works with a few other apps.  ...  "
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" ...  Finger-print reader is really handy.  ...  "
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" ...  Fingerprint sensor is fast I feel.  ...  "
Build Quality
 8
dropped, case, slippery, maybe, working
+75%
-25%
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" ...  very efficient build.  ...  "
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" ...  Build quality is good.  ...  "
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" ...  By far the most slippery phone I've handled. ... Maybe it's the nano coating, but I dropped within hours of receiving. ... It fell roughly 3 feet to a porcelain basin and hit hard .  ...  "
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" ...  Love the metal case and great camera.  ...  "
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" ...  Material is top notch.  ...  "
Features
 7
well, night, feature, price, point
+86%
-14%
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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.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
Ports
 7
port, charging, phone, cable, storage
+71%
-29%
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" ...  Get a 3rd party cable from Anker to help with that.  ...  "
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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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" ...  The phone was great outside of the crappy battery life and being built around a micro USB port.  ...  "
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" ...  I do like the larger charging port on the X4.  ...  "
Design
 7
beautiful, design
+100%
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" ...  Loving this phone, especially in the eye catching sterling colour.  ...  "
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" ...  Firstly: A beautiful design and incredibly solid.  ...  "
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" ...  Phone looks fantastic!  ...  "
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" ...  Material is top notch.  ...  "
Call quality
 6
call, quality, loud, hear, echo
+33%
-67%
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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.  ...  "
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" ...  Calls going to vm and i have yet to see how to download the proper app which shows vm on the phone.  ...  "
Size
 6
phone
+83%
-17%
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" ...  The size is just right.  ...  "
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" ...  Size and weight of phone feels good in my hands.  ...  "
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" ...  The size is perfect for fitting in my pocket.  ...  "
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" ...  Shape and size is perfect.  ...  "
Setup
 5
easy, get, updates, software updates, running
+100%
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" ...  There are a lot of updates to install when you first get it setup, but I consider that a good thing and that means things are getting worked out usually for the better.  ...  "
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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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" ...  I will unlock the bootloader and install third party ROMs to jazz it a bit.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 5
sounds, phone, loud, another, speakers
+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.  ...  "
Screen Protection
 5
glass, phone, gorilla, dropped, black
+20%
-80%
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" ...  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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" ...  The back of the phone is made of fragile glass which broke with a minor drop.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen is NOT receptive.  ...  "
Night Photography
 5
light, camera, well, really, night
+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.  ...  "
SIM
 5
card, worked, phone, get, verizon
+60%
-40%
comment
" ...  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.  ...  "
Fit
 5
need a case, slippery, recommend, need, case
+100%
comment
" ...  - Dual camera on the back, though there is a bezel that sticks out so you probably need a case to cover that  ...  "
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" ...  The fit and finish on these phones is just impressive.  ...  "
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" ...  The point- as beautiful as the phone is you will need a case just to hold on to it.  ...  "
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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  ...  "
Ease of Use
 4
use, still, spec, fast
+100%
comment
" ...  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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" ...  Easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy, and kudos to Motorola for making it easier than usual.  ...  "
Controls
 4
button navigation, available, unlock, screen, phone
-100%
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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.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
Storage
 4
sd card, save, photos, memory, apps
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  I also don't need more than 32GB but if you take photos and video, more memory would be necessary.  ...  "
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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  ...  "
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!  ...  "
Returns
 4
amazon
+25%
-75%
comment
" ...  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
 4
big, return, amazon
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  No big deal. ... Again, no big deal.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you Amazon for fast and safe shipping.  ...  "
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" ...  Lots of pics come out grainy.  ...  "
Wifi
 4
however, calling, like
+50%
-50%
Network
 4
phone, however
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  Where my previous phone had coverage, this one does not.  ...  "
For Kids
 3
+100%
comment
" ...  I have ordered another one for my son.  ...  "
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" ...  My kids have expensive Samsung and Pixels.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this a present for my daughter.  ...  "
Lens
 3
wide, angle, rear, looks, like
+67%
-33%

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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