Tag Archive: Moto


Moto E6 specs: Snapdragon 435, 13MP camera, 3000mAh removable battery

With the Moto E6, Motorola is bringing back removable batteries.

Following the Moto G7 series, Motorola is turning its attention to the entry-level space with the Moto E6. The phone retains the same basic desgin as its predecessor, but comes with an octa-core Snapdragon 435 chipset. There’s also a P2i coating that should provide some level of protection against the odd splash of water.

Otherwise, the Moto E6 is a modest upgrade over the Moto E5. It  [Read More…]

Moto Z3 Play vs. Moto Z4: Which should you buy for Prime Day?

We test new Android phones left and right to give you the best recommendations possible on which ones to buy — and just as importantly, which ones to avoid.

Better Mod fit Moto Z3 Play

$ 295 at Amazon

Pros Updated to Android 9 Pie Moto Mods fit the Z3 Play better Better capacitive fingerprint sensor More affordable Cons Design feels dated No headphone jack Slower specs

Last year’s Moto Z3 Play doesn’t have the modern  [Read More…]

Moto G7 vs. Moto Z3 Play: Which should you buy on Prime Day?

Motorola phones are great value, and that’s particularly true for Prime Day. With attractive discounts on a host of models, now is the best time to get your hands on a Motorola phone. Having tested all of Motorola’s phones over the last three years, we’re here to help you make the right choice.

Moto G7

Stellar value

$ 199 at Amazon

Pros Robust internal hardware Modern design Works on all four U.S. carriers All-day battery life  [Read More…]

Which Moto G7 model should I get for Prime Day?

Best answer: Of the Moto G7 models that come as Alexa Built-In Phones, only the Moto G7 is on sale for Prime Day, so that’s going to be the one to get if you want to really save some money.

Save $ 90: Moto G7 with Alexa Built-In ($ 200 at Amazon) Battery boost: Moto G7 Power with Alexa Built-In ($ 224 at Amazon) Only one Moto G7 has a Prime Day Deal

The Moto G7 series  [Read More…]

Which color Moto G6 should you buy?

The Moto G6 may be a few years old, but it’s still a price performer — especially when it frequently goes on sale as an Amazon Alexa built-in phone — so if you’ve decided this is the phone you want in your pocket, you’ve got one more decision to make: which color do you want? We don’t have a million colors to choose from here, but the three options available for the Moto G6 still give us some happy variety.

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Moto G7 Play vs. LG Stylo 4: Which should you buy?

At AC, Android phones are our bread and butter. We research, test, and compare as many of them as we can. From there, we take what we learn to then offer you top-notch buying advice.

Best overall Moto G7 Play

$ 195 at Amazon

Pros Faster processor More likely to get Android Q Alexa push-to-talk Selfie flash Water-repellent coating Cons Lower-res display Less RAM

Released in 2019, the Moto G7 Play makes a compelling argument  [Read More…]

Should you buy a Moto G7 or a Moto G6 for Prime Day 2019?

Best answer: If you can afford it, we recommend getting the Moto G7. It’s a better phone than the G6 in many ways, and thanks to its Prime Day discount, it is more affordable than ever before. Alternatively, if you need to spend as little money as possible, the Moto G6 is still a reliable phone and well worth its asking price during Amazon’s mega-sale.

Our pick: Moto G7 ($ 200 at Amazon) Best for less: Moto  [Read More…]

Moto G7 vs. Moto G6: Should you upgrade?

We use dozens of budget phones over the course of a year here at Android Central, and are here to help you make the right choice when upgrading to a new device.

Moto G7

Latest and greatest

$ 290 at Amazon

Pros Great design Solid build quality Powerful internals Works on all four U.S. carriers Cons No NFC Lack of software updates

The Moto G7 fully embraces the display cutout, sporting a waterdrop notch up  [Read More…]

The Moto Z2 Force on AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile isn’t getting a Pie update

Motorola promised Pie for the entire Z2 Force line back in August 2018.

What you need to know The Moto Z2 Force on AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile isn’t getting a Pie update. Only the Verizon model is so it works with the 5G Moto Mod. Motorola promised Pie for the Z2 Force lineup in August 2018.

Android updates have been a fragmented mess for a long time, with some companies being worse at pushing them out than  [Read More…]

These are the best screen protectors for the Moto Z4

The Moto Z4 is the latest modular phone from Motorola’s Z-series line up and it’s got a screen that’s worth protecting. It features an updated OLED display with great screen-to-body ratio and an optical fingerprint sensor under the glass. Not every protector will fit, so we’ve rounded up the best tempered glass and film screen protectors for the Z4.

Best protection Mr.Shield Tempered Glass (3-pack)

Staff pick

Mr.Shield offers a three-pack of tempered glass screen protectors  [Read More…]