Moto G4 Plus

Moto G4 Plus – best phone for 2016 update

Last year we introduced you to the Moto G4 Plus, the budget priced phone with flagship features. Since that article a couple of things have taken place that makes this phone an even better buy.

The release of the Moto G5 and G5 Plus

Moto G4 Plus
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 Even though the Moto G4 Plus is a well built phone with sports features that would usually be seen on a phone at around 3 times the price, we all knew that eventually a newer version would come around, Moto G5 and G5 Plus. What this means is that the Moto G4 Plus has gotten cheaper, so there is absolutely no reason why you should not grab one now before they are all sold out. The Moto G4 Plus was originally sold at US$230 and is now available for just US$160.


Android™ 7.0, Nougat update

Mid March saw the Nougat update being available for the Moto G4 and the update for  Moto G4 Plus was available at April 1. Android Nougat includes a lot of additions like the new Vulkan API. Alongside the API, there’s a new compiler and the app notification system can immediately let users take action. A split-screen feature is now automatically a part of the operating system itself unlike before. The new update gives you more control over notifications and brings new features to already installed applications. It basically feels as though you have just bought a new phone.

Why should you buy a Moto G4 Plus now

Moto G4 Plus
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You get a phone that has been tried and tested, and for the price it is one of the most secure Android devices out there with its built-in fingerprint scanner. It was voted as one of the best phones of 2016 and that is in comparison to the Samsung Galaxy S7, Apple iPhone 6, etc. It has the latest version of Android, minus the bloat ware and most importantly the price. With the release of the G5 Plus, the G4 Plus has gotten a price cut but is just as relevant.

Here is the technical data on the phone for those of you who are interested. Source https://www.motorola.com/us/products/moto-g-plus

Operating System

Android™ 6.0.1, Marshmallow/ Android™ 7.0, Nougat

System Architecture/Processor

Motorola Mobile Computing System, including an up to 1.5 GHz Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 617 octa-core processor with 550 MHz Adreno 405 GPU

Memory (RAM)

2 GB / 4 GB

Storage (ROM)

16 GB / 64 GB internal, up to 128 GB microSD Card support**

Dimensions

Height: 153 mm

Width: 76.6 mm

Depth: 7.9 mm to 9.8 mm

Weight: 155g

Display

5.5″

1080p Full HD (1920 x 1080)

401 ppi

Battery

All-day battery† (3000 mAh)

TurboPower™ for up to 6 hours of power in 15 minutes of charging†

Water Protection

Water repellent coating for added water resistance (not waterproof)

Networks

Moto G4 Plus
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4G LTE (Cat 4)

CDMA / EVDO Rev A

UMTS / HSPA+

GSM / EDGE

Bands (by model)

Moto G Plus – XT1644

CDMA (850, 1900 MHz)

GSM / GPRS / EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)

UMTS / HSPA+ (850, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100 MHz)

4G LTE (B1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 25, 26, 41)

Band coverage varies by model, country, and carrier

SIM Card

Micro-SIM, nano-SIM with included adaptor (available in select regions)

Carrier Tested

Moto G Plus is unlocked and confirmed to work on bMobile and Digicel

Rear Camera

16 MP

Laser auto-focus

Phase detect auto-focus (PDAF)

ƒ / 2.0 aperture

Color balancing dual LED flash

Professional Mode

Quick Capture

Best Shot

Tap (anywhere) to capture

4X digital zoom

Burst mode

Auto HDR

Panorama

Drag to focus & exposure

Video Stabilization

1080p HD video (30 fps)

Slow Motion video

Front Camera

5 MP

ƒ / 2.2 aperture

Wide-Angle lens

Display flash

Google Photos

Two years of storage at original quality

Connectivity

Micro USB, 3.5 mm headset jack

Bluetooth® Technology

Bluetooth version 4.2 LE

Wi-Fi

802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 GHz + 5 GHz)

Speakers/Microphones

Front-ported loud speaker

2-Mics

Video Capture

1080p (30 fps)

Location Services

A-GPS

Sensors

Fingerprint reader

Accelerometer

Gyroscope

Ambient Light

Base Color

Black or white

Moto Maker

Choose from a variety of materials, colors, accents and more.

April 2017    www.sweettntmagazine.com



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