Motorola Moto G

86
Engadget
Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
86

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

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Moto G review (2014): still the best budget smartphone

Motorola's wallet-friendly formula hasn't changed much since last year's Moto G, but that's OK -- the company changed just enough to make the 2014 version one of the best budget smartphones out there.

Pros
  • Camera is much better than the original's
  • Near-stock Android 4.4.4 is a treat
  • Feels snappy despite aging internals
  • Inexpensive
Cons
  • No LTE
  • Screen isn't as crisp as last year's model
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Reception and call quality

8.0
 

Display

8.0
 

Battery life

8.0
 

Camera

8.0
 

Design and form factor

7.8
 

Portability (size / weight)

7.6
 

Durability

7.0
 

How It Stacks Up

88

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88
 

Critic

82
 

User

93
 
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80
 

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78
 

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84
 

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81
 

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80
 
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87
 

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83
 

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90
 
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How It Stacks Up

88

Engadget

88
 

Critic

82
 

User

93
 
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80
 

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78
 

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84
 

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87
 

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83
 

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