Would you buy any of Motorola's new phones, the Moto G4 Plus and the Moto G4?
posted by Peter K. / May 17, 2016, 7:40 AM
In case you've been certain your next phone will be a Motorola one, then today's your lucky day, as the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus just got announced today at an event held in India. We've already covered the specs in our main news stories, so we won't be reiterating the specs of these once again.
Long story short, both new handsets seem like they deliver great value for the money, admirable bang for the buck, and generally speaking, exceptional bounce for the ounce!
That said, we should put in the disclaimer that there is no official word if the new phones will be explicitly hitting the States, but we are most certain that they will eventually be available in this core market.
Still, as it usually happens, a new product does not only attract numerous potential fans but also lots of pessimists. As we are currently focusing on the Moto G4 and the G4 Plus, we decided to ask you which one of these, if any, has stolen your heart. So, let us know if Motorola will eventually get some of your hard-earned money!
Would you buy any of Motorola's new phones - the Moto G4 or the Moto G4 Plus?
Yes, in a heartbeat!
No, not at all!
Not sure, I'll wait for the first reviews before I make up my mind.
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I had been a long time Motorola user, no connection to Lenovo, plus I want faster updates.
posted on May 17, 2016, 7:52 AM 0
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You want faster update? So change the OS. The problem is in Android.
posted on May 17, 2016, 7:56 AM 2
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The problem isn't Android. You smoron. The problem depends on your brand. If updates are important, many Android phone sare offered in International versions and their is always the NExus. No one wants the POS iOS. We don't need updates that are just to fix broken BS. We don't have those problems over here where a firmware needs 10 updates in 8 months. Show me any version of Android that has 10 updates in 8 months. Now, you can like iOS all you want, but stop trying to act like the iOS updates are beneficial, because they aren't. Its not Google's fault, Apple can't update their own phones with breaking them, in thi case...10 times over. Android 6.0 has been updated one time. Android 5.0 has been updated 2 times, with the most recent was 5.1.1 This versus iOS 9 which has received 3 major firmware updates, not to bring features, but to fix crap they broke. iOS 9 has had 7 incremental updates, to fix the BS the major updates were suppose to fix and yet they broke something else.
posted on May 17, 2016, 8:33 AM 2
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Faster updates to give you what exactly? Do you want Google to break Android so it gets 10 updates in 8 months? Because that's all the latest iOS updates were. They didn't bring features, they brought fixes for things Apple broke. You should be happy we don't need to update as often. That our phones are he most stable and have the least failure rates. What are you complaining about? I personally am happy I'm not updating a phone mor ethan once per year. That means my phone is working as intended. Android doesn't really gain new features, until a firmware update. With so many vendors using Android, each firmware needs to be as perfect as possible, because updates aren't going to happen or can't happen as quickly as they can on iOS. But notice. iOS has had 10 updates in just 8 months. Why? Because of issues Apple caused with each update. We don't have this problem over here. Your phone doesn't magically stop working because a new version of Android becomes available. Hwoever, is quick updates for Android matters to you, then get a Nexus or an International version of a phone, or get Sony or LG or some brand that doesn't skin Android and you won't have to wait. Sitting in your basement just waiting for updates, for a carrier phone which you know won't get updates for months after it is available; makes you stupid. Go get iOS where their are more of you so you won't be alone. Go over to iOS, where meaningless updates will make you feel better, knowing Apple is constantly updating their phone because they keep breaking their phone. If that makes you feel better...GO FOR IT!!!!!!
posted on May 17, 2016, 8:39 AM 1
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that is funny main render of G4 does not show front button. It is ugly let's be honest Also Lenovo skewed real, playful and distinctive Moto design language. What a mess Lenovo had done. Regarding 5.5" it seems deliberate move to compete in or close to phablet market on the budget that's why they don't have 5" display. Sort of one size to rule them all. I am not surprised it is emphasized for India too. Next battled field is India.
posted on May 17, 2016, 8:40 AM 1
Posts: 903; Member since: Feb 01, 2013
I used to like Motorola but after they dropped the ball on supporting software updates on soo many devices and now they have the warranty debacle where users cant get a replacement device for a defective handset I can honestly say that Motorola has moved to the bottom of my list of OEMs that will get my money for the next device I purchase....... Short answer, I will not be buying any Motorola devices in the foreseeable future.......
posted on May 17, 2016, 9:17 AM 1
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