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Motorola Moto G

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Motorola Moto G

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85 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
85

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

Forgiving the absence of a microSD slot and LTE radio, we commend the Moto G for its bright display, superb all-around performance and versatile camera despite a low megapixel count. At this price, it's a bargain.

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Pros
  • Crisp 720p display
  • Near-stock version of Android
  • Impressive performance
  • Affordably priced
Cons
  • Up to just 16GB of non-expandable storage
  • No LTE
  • Slightly sluggish web browsing
85 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
85

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

85
 

User Reviews

80
velascomike
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
90
Mitchell1300
best price for a great phone
80
vilinfield
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
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