Lenovo Moto C Plus
Secondary Camera: 2 MPix 2 MP f / 2.8 aperture, 1.0 µm 63° lens, fixed focus, LED flash, Burst Mode, HDR
Average of 8 scores (from 13 reviews)
Reviews for the Lenovo Moto C Plus
The better Moto C! The Chinese manufacturer Lenovo is trying to stir up the low-budget segment of the smartphone market with its new C series. Our review shows that the Moto C Plus has some paramount improvements compared to its 5-inch counterpart without the additional "Plus".
Source: Gadget Diary
So, if you are someone who needs a smartphone with latest stock Android OS and a big battery, then you can check out Moto C Plus.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/13/2017
Source: India Today
The Moto C Plus is a smartphone that thrills almost as much as it disappoints. The compromises that it makes are a little puzzling and the smartphone is a case of untapped potential. On one hand the battery life is excellent, it comes with stock Android on board and the design is chunky and durable, if not pretty.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/26/2017
Rating: Total score: 65%
Source: NDTV Gadgets
After spending some time with the all-new Moto C Plus, we believe that Moto's idea of keeping it simple might work. The company isn't looking to impress consumers who are obsessed with better specifications at this price. Instead, the new Moto C Plus is targeted to appeal to first time smartphone buyers. Features like near-stock Android Nougat, front camera with flash, and 4000mAh battery with rapid charging support are some of the features that aren't common at this price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/20/2017
Source: Netzwelt DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/28/2017
Rating: Total score: 56% features: 50% mobility: 70% workmanship: 50%
Source: Tech Stage DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/02/2017
Source: Curved DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/15/2017
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 51% display: 52% mobility: 84%
Source: AndroidWorld.it IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/24/2017
Rating: Total score: 56% price: 65% features: 55% display: 75% mobility: 80% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 70%
Source: Smartphone e tablet android IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/11/2017
Rating: performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70%
Source: Top for Phone FR→EN
Positive: High autonomy. Negative: Poor display; no sensor.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/10/2018
Source: Frandroid FR→EN
Positive: Long battery life; great built quality. Negative: Poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/13/2017
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/26/2017
Rating: Total score: 72%
Source: Mobil DK DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/19/2017
Rating: Total score: 63% display: 70% mobility: 100% workmanship: 50%
The Moto C Plus is the company's new budget device targeted at first-time smartphone buyers. Lenovo stresses that the new Moto C Plus, with features such as a massive battery with rapid charging support, a selfie camera with LED flash, and a stock Android experience, packs enough punch at a price that should fit anyone's budget. On the design front, the new Moto C Plus strictly follows the Moto design cues. This means that users will see rounded edges and aesthetics somewhat similar to the Moto G5. However, there is no metal on the Moto C Plus, except for a metal lining around the front panel, which adds to the overall appeal of the handset. While the smartphone does not exude a high-end feel in the traditional sense, it is built very well and feels extremely solid. Motorola has not changed the design of the Moto C Plus much, only adding a textured pattern on the rear cover that looks distinct. The device weighs 162 grams, which might seem slightly heavy for its size, but the large battery capacity justifies it. The circular design at the back holds the rear camera alongside an LED flash. The circular housing resembles that of the Moto G5. The speaker grill can be seen at the back of the smartphone, while the 3.5-mm audio jack sits on the top edge, accompanied by a micro-USB charging port.
The Moto C Plus is powered by a quad-core MediaTek MT6737 processor paired with 2GB of RAM. Users also get 16GB of inbuilt storage that is expandable via a micro-SD card (up to 32GB). The 5-inch HD (1280 x 720 pixels) TFT display on the Moto C Plus is good for a budget smartphone. Colors are natural and accurate and the minimum brightness is low enough not be a hindrance at night. The Moto C Plus sports an 8-megapixel rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, autofocus, a 71-degree field of view and an LED flash. There is also a 2-MP front-facing camera with LED flash. The rear camera on the Moto C Plus was quick at focusing. Furthermore, it automatically adjusted the highlights and shadows depending on the light, which seemed neat. Selfies look good and the addition of LED flash may turn out to be a great addition for consumers in this price range. The Moto C Plus also offers a slew of Nougat-specific features such as a revamped Settings app, the ability to reply to messages from anywhere, quick app switching, multi-window, and refreshed Quick Settings toggles. With Nougat, the Moto C Plus also offers Google Assistant out-of-the-box, a feature still not available on phones that cost almost double as much. Finally, the smartphone features capacitive navigation buttons at the front.
Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam
ARM Mali-T720 MP2: Integrated graphics card in ARM based SoCs. Can be configured with up to 8 cores (T720 MP8) and 650 MHz core clock (at 28nm). Supports OpenGL ES 3.1, OpenCL 1.1, DirectX 11 FL9_3, and Renderscript.
These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.
MT6737: ARM based quad-core SOC (4x Cortex-A53) with 64-bit support and a clock of up to 1.3 GHz.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
This is a typical smartphone diagonal.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.
Lenovo: Lenovo ( "Le" as in the English word legend and "novo" (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. From 2004, the company has been the largest laptop manufacturer in China and got the fourth largest manufacturer worldwide after the acquisition of IBM's PC division in 2005. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company also produces monitors, projectors, servers, etc.
In 2011, Lenovo acquired the majority of Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer. In 2014, Lenovo took over Motorola Mobility, which gave them a boost in the smartphone market.
From 2014 to 2016 Lenovo's market share in the global notebook market was 20-21%, ranking second behind HP. However, the distance decreased gradually. In the smartphone market, Lenovo did not belong to the Top 5 global manufacturers in 2016.
68.94%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
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