Moto Z4 Review

The Moto Z4, priced at $500 unlocked or $240 on Verizon, shows that the Moto Z series is now on a different path. It is the latest Moto flagship phone, but in the greater scheme of things, it has “mid-range” written all over it. It seems as though the Moto Z line is now focused more on the core experience fundamentals, rather than the specs.
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13 Comments

1. liteon163

Posts: 45; Member since: Jan 24, 2017

Is it just me or does this seem like a half-hearted attempt at a review?

2. Brewski

Posts: 690; Member since: Jun 05, 2012

Agree. Where's the video, Joooooohn Vee!!

3. adecvat

Posts: 640; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

For 500$ Zenfone 6 > Z4.

4. kplayon

Posts: 53; Member since: Mar 02, 2018

I just want the pixel 3a to look like this (the front). if Moto can do it, i'm sure google can.

5. Reviewerofstuff

Posts: 127; Member since: Jun 02, 2018

This should have a 6.5 at most

10. ijuanp03

Posts: 594; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

nah.. 8 is the right score.

6. thefantasticspastic

Posts: 21; Member since: May 27, 2019

Correction: only new Verizon customers can pick this up for $240, existing Verizon customers have to pay $500 for it

7. thefantasticspastic

Posts: 21; Member since: May 27, 2019

That's only in the Pros and Cons part of the review, just noticed it being mentioned in the beginning of the review

12. marclevy

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 19, 2019

Correction to your Correction: Existing Verizon customers eligible for upgrades can get it for $12.50 a month if extending for another 24 months (it's issued as a $200 credit spread across those months).

8. felis66

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 10, 2019

"headphone jack – a first for the series." Really?? Only z2 force and z3 didn't have Jack

9. Seanetta unregistered

Phone Arena why didn't you even mentioned how HDR works when saying dynamic range isn't great?? HDR on Motorola phones usually is very good but you never mentioned it. Annoying

11. ijuanp03

Posts: 594; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

I like how the Moto Z4 looks really good on bezel-less display. I don't care how good the camera on the Pixel 3A is.. Motorola can pack a very solid hardware and build compared to any other OEM out there (my Moto X4 still looks premium). Also, that is why Gcam port exists so in every way, this is way better than the Pixel 3A.

13. snowgator

Posts: 3621; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

Have always had a soft spot for Motorola. I appreciate the near stock android. But nothing about the phones really grab me anymore. I have settled for LG for my last set of purchases for me and my family, opting for the best audio experience over the software I prefer. Nothing about this review really gets me thinking Moto. Maybe it is time to visit some Nokia devices or giving the Pixel another chance.
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