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Lenovo Moto G4

Specifications

Lenovo Moto G4
Lenovo Moto G4 (Moto G Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
2048 MB 
Display
5.5 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 401 PPI, capacitive Touchscreen, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
16 GB eMMC Flash, 16 GB 
, 10.82 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm stereo jack, Card Reader: microSD up tp 128 GB, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor, USB-OTG
Networking
802.11a/b/g/n (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 4.1, GSM (850/900/1800/1900), UMTS (850/900/1900/2100), LTE (B1/B3/B5/B7/B8/B19/B20/B28/B40); Bandwidth (Download/Upload): 150Mbps/50Mbps (LTE); SAR-value (head): 0.59 W/kg, SAR-value (body): 1.83 W/kg, Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 9.8 x 153 x 76.6 ( = 0.39 x 6.02 x 3.02 in)
Battery
11.4 Wh, 3000 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Camera
Primary Camera: 13 MPix 13.0MP, f/2.0, Dual-LED flash, videos @1080p/30fps
Secondary Camera: 5 MPix f/2.2
Additional features
Speakers: Mono speaker at the front, Keyboard: virtual keyboard, Power adapter, USB cable, 12 Months Warranty, fanless
Weight
155 g ( = 5.47 oz / 0.34 pounds), Power Supply: 48 g ( = 1.69 oz / 0.11 pounds)
Price
249 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 75.84% - good
Average of 17 scores (from 27 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 62%, features: 66%, display: 71% mobility: 89%, workmanship: 75%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 92%

Reviews for the Lenovo Moto G4

84.3% Lenovo Moto G4 Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Little brother. We liked the Moto G4 Plus, and now we can review the slightly slimmed-down Moto G4. What are the differences?
90% Moto G4 review
Source: Techradar English
The Moto G4 is an impressive improvement upon older generations of Motorola's most popular handset and it may well be the best phone you can buy on a budget.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/29/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
40% Lenovo’s Moto G4 Play isn’t worth $150
Source: Digital Trends English
The Moto G4 Play is hard to recommend when just $50 more can get you a much more powerful devices with better specs overall. You won’t have to worry about the device handling strenuous tasks if you cough up a little extra dough for devices like the Moto G4 and Plus, the Huawei Honor 5X, Alcatel’s OneTouch Idol 3, or ZTE’s ZMax Pro.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/15/2016
Rating: Total score: 40%
Moto G4 And G4 Plus Review: What Are The Pros And Cons?
Source: Forbes English
It seems that the pros outweigh the cons when it comes to the Moto G4 and G4 Plus. If you are looking to own an Android device, then I would strongly consider getting either the Moto G4 or G4 Plus — especially if you are on a budget. Personally, I would take the G4 Plus over the G4 because of its superior camera and memory hardware along with the fingerprint sensor.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/12/2016
80% Lenovo's Moto G and Moto G Plus Have Grown in Size and Specs
Source: Best Products English
The Moto G Plus on the other hand, costs $250 for a phone with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage. A budget of $300, on the other hand, will land you a fully loaded Moto G Plus with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of memory. Both smartphones are solid entries in their price ranges despite the above shortcomings. However, despite it being the lesser sibling, we still think that the Moto G is the the one to go for. Buyers who don't care about a large display, on the other hand, should consider last year's
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 08/29/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% It's Bigger, But Is It Better?
Source: Tom's Guide English
If you wanted more bang for your 200 bucks, the fourth-generation Moto G certainly delivers an impressive display and solid performance for a low-cost phone. But budget-minded shoppers who also want a phone that can double as a camera may want to pony up the extra $50 for the Moto G4 Plus and its more powerful rear camera.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/22/2016
Rating: Total score: 70%
Moto G4 review
Source: GSM Arena English
With a Nexus line that only offers one or two new phones a year, we need more handsets running pure Android. And the Moto phones - the affordable Es, the well-rounded Gs and flagship Xs - were some of the best such phones. Of course, they were made by Google-owned Motorola! There were some doubts about the future of the company and its fate after the sale to Lenovo, but so far the Chinese tech giant has proven to be a great shepherd of the beloved Moto brand. Its wide distribution network is actually helping Moto phones reach more markets than before.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/01/2016
90% Motorola Moto G4 review
Source: Techradar English
The design might not be to everyone's taste, but it's certainly not going to put many people off – and if you're after a phone on a budget you're probably not going to be overly fussy. Considering how good-looking the display is, and how impressive the performance is – and the battery life isn't too bad either – it's hard to see how anyone could be disappointed with the Moto G4.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/29/2016
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Motorola Moto G4 review
Source: V3.co.uk English
Now in its fourth generation the new Moto G is just as essential as ever. But it has its work cut out if it wants to be heard above the cacophony of its competitors. Luckily Lenovo knows how to marry build quality with value, so the G4 retains some of the magic that accounts for its popularity year on year. Quite simply it's a joy to behold.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/29/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
100% Lenovo Moto G4
Source: It Pro English
We shouldn’t have doubted the Motorola team at Lenovo – the Moto G4 is outstanding value. Staggering battery life, a great screen as well smooth responsiveness and slick performance make for a great smartphone – pricier phones have been sold on less. If you want an excellent quality camera as well as a fingerprint reader and the fastest possible performance, then you’ll still need to look elsewhere.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/21/2016
Rating: Total score: 100%
100% Lenovo Moto G4 review
Source: Stuff TV English
We’re even in two minds about whether you really need to upgrade to the Plus. The upgrade is definitely a bargain, but if you’re not bothered about a finger scanner, the camera is already good enough to serve up top-quality snaps. Either way, the Moto G4 is a phenomenally good phone that's going for a steal.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/07/2016
Rating: Total score: 100%

Foreign Reviews

60% Lenovo Moto G
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/23/2016
Rating: Total score: 60%
Lenovo Moto G4
Source: Android Mag German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/22/2016
70% Lenovo verspielt Motorolas Glanz
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/05/2016
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Stolzer Preis, bescheidenes Design
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/24/2016
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Grösser, Schneller, Besser
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
Lenovo Moto G4 und Moto G4 Plus
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 05/17/2016
Moto G4, las Ventajas y Desventajas que no te puedes perder
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Excellent display; powerful processor; good cameras; long battery life. Negative: Unsupport waterproof; no fingerprint sensor; no NFC; only 2GB Ram.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/20/2016
42% Motorola Moto G4 recensione
Source: Recensione.biz Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 42% display: 52% mobility: 80%
76% Lenovo Moto G4
Source: Esperienza Mobile Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/02/2016
Rating: Total score: 76% price: 80% performance: 70% display: 75% mobility: 85% workmanship: 70%
Lenovo Moto G4 – Recensione completa ed opinioni
Source: Tutto App Android Italian IT→EN
Positive: Excellent speakers; good display. Negative: Low autonomy; no NFC; no fingerprint reader.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/04/2017
Recensione Lenovo Moto G4, ancora una volta uno dei pionieri del settore
Source: Pianeta Cellulare Italian IT→EN
Positive: Low price; large screen. Negative: Slow charge.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/13/2016
Test du Lenovo Moto G4 : le Moto G prend du galon
Source: Top for Phone French FR→EN
Positive: Beautiful screen; long battery life; quality design. Negative: No compass sensor.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/30/2016
82% Test, recenzja, opinia – Lenovo Moto G4 – Sympatia od drugiego wejrzenia
Source: 90 Sekund Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/08/2016
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 90% features: 90% mobility: 100% workmanship: 70%
75% Lenovo Moto G4 – test i recenzja nowej „Motki”
Source: Tablety Turkish PL→EN
Positive: High quality; good performance; long battery life. Negative: no LED indicator; dedicated charger.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/10/2016
Rating: Total score: 75%
[Recenzja] Lenovo Moto G4 – smartfon idealny do codziennej aktywności
Source: Android.com.pl Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Decent performance; good cameras. Negative: Mediocre sound; relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/04/2016
Recenze Lenovo Moto G4: chce být nexusem za 7 tisíc
Source: Mobilizujeme CZ→EN
Positive: Auto debugging system; high quality cameras; long battery life. Negative: Weak performance; high price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/28/2016
Moto G4 – un smartphone accesibil fără bătăi de cap [review]
Source: Computerblog.ro →EN
Positive: Good display; decent performance; good autonomy; decent cameras; good price; solid workmanship. Negative: Relatively thick; no NFC.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/26/2016

Comment

Model: The Lenovo Moto G4 is a smartphone with high-end hardware. It features up to a 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 octa-core processor with 550 MHz Adreno 405 GPU, 2 GB RAM, up to 32 GB internal storage and supports microSD cards with up to 128 GB. The Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow system measures 152 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm and weighs 155 g. Its 5.5-inch FHD display (1920 x 1080 pixels) features a pixel density of 401 ppi.

Its 3000 mAh battery is capable to provide all-day battery life. In addition, the phone supports TurboPower, which makes a battery life of 6 hours possible after charging for 15 minutes. The 13 MP rear camera features f/2.0 aperture, a color balancing dual LED flash, 4x digital zoom, burst mode, Auto HDR, Panorama and video stabilization and is capable of capturing 1080p HD video at 30 fps. The 5 MP front camera features f/2.2 aperture and wide-angle lens. The connectivity includes Micro USB, a 3.5 mm headset jack, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi and A-GPS. As for sensors, it has an accelerometer, a gyroscope and an ambient light sensor.

The Lenovo Moto G4 products are frequently listed and sold under the name Motorola Moto G4.

Qualcomm Adreno 405: Integrated graphics card for ARM based SoCs. Depending on the used SoC the clock rate is around 500 MHz and features 48 unified shaders. Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
617 MSM8952: Mid-range ARM SoC with 8 CPU cores (Cortex-A53, 64-bit capable) and an Adreno 405 GPU. Manufactured in a 28 nm LP process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5.5":

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.155 kg:

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.


75.84%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2016-07- 3 (Update: 2016-07- 3)