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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    A lot to consider

    Posted
    Catburd
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    Definitely a "Your mileage may vary" product that fills kind of an odd niche. I purchased this phone to replace a fossilized first-generation Moto X. The old phone fit my needs quite perfectly, being small, light, highly portable, and simple. The 4.7" screen was far too small for a lot of contemporary users, but I liked how I could operate the entire device from a static hand position with nothing but my thumb and trigger finger. However, I'd already replaced the screen twice and the battery once, and the camera had gone bad, and a handful of firmware related problems were really causing it to struggle. My review of the G6 will be heavily influenced by the things about the Moto X that I liked. First up, size. The Moto G6 is very thin and light, while having a very large screen. Additionally, the 2160x1080 provides an unusual ultra-wide aspect ratio with a lot of on-screen real estate. This combination of factors means you have a huge display that readily fits into most pockets. Why I'm not crazy about this personally, is that the phone can be a bit difficult to hold if you've got huge, callused hands like I do, especially combined with the very slick exterior texture. Definitely needs a case, though the selection of first-party cases for this unit leaves some to be desired due to the nature of the phone as more of a B-list product. My second gripe is more of one with the ANdroid operating system, which can't be blamed on the phone. The highly sensitive nature of the screen means that it's easy to very quickly enter information in a precise fashion, with fnger or stylus. Much more sensitive than a number of other handsets in this price range, almost strangely so. What I've found is that because of this, the phone is *always* doing something if it's in your pocket. If you don't lock it, you'll find lots of new random Facebook contacts added, unusual Google searches onscreen, and settings changed, such as the pulldown menu being unable to respond. If you *do* lock the phone, you'll find that 2/3 of the time when you pull it out of your pocket, it has attempted to emergency-dial a number on Mars. Android's problem, not Motorola's, but it's a feature of the product, so I can't leave it out. It's only a matter of time before I accidentally dial 911, and frankly, I would be surprised if this was anything new to the emergency services operators. Now, what I like about it, is that it does have a very bright, clear screen that gets along with my dry skin quite well, unlike a lot of other capacitive touchscreens I've had to use over the years. Having both the charge and headphone port on the same end of the phone allows this, like many other models, to be safely used in a car stuffed into a cupholder without damaging the cable or the charging/TRS port. The phone is rich in security features, not just at the software level (things like facial recognition or accelerometer usage) but it also has a good multifunction switch on the bottom which works as both a fingerprint lock and a directional control. Features you'd take for granted on a fancier model, but might not expect on something like this. Another thing I am very happy with, is the absolutely minimal bloatware loaded to the unlocked version of the device out of the box. It was worth the extra few bucks not to have to deal with all the ridiculous sports coverage apps that Verizon thinks they're doing you a favor by adding. My overall thoughts are that there were some compromises made in designing this phone. If your phone is nothing but a tool to you and you are in that odd niche where you really should have a more upscale model, but just don't want to be bothered with the culture or the walled-garden experience and premium pricing, this might be a good choice to make. If you're looking for a phone that feels and looks high-end and gives you that glamour experience of having a really premium A-list device, maybe skip this one. In a world where every phone wants to be the Mercedes Benz or the Lamborghini, this phone is more of a fully-loaded Taurus. I removed one star because of the problems I have while the phone is in my pocket.

    I would recommend this to a friend

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      Hi Catburd, thanks for having one of our phones and for giving your feedback. You mentioned you're having issues with the device while in your pocket, can you tell us more about it? We want to help.Feel free to send us an email to supportforums@motorola.com sharing more details. We are more than glad to assist. -Anne MotorolaMobility

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great value, best cell phone I've owned

    Posted
    OldChE
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    I've owned many cell phones since 1997, mostly on Sprint network. When my LG G3 died after only 3 years, I wanted something different than the Samsung and LG units I've used, and I didn't want to spend a lot of money. After reading many reviews, I went with the mid-priced units of Motorola, in my case the Moto G6. I am very pleased with the phone (about 2 weeks of use). What I particularly like: 1 - It is unlocked - easy for me to switch carriers if I want, handles both GSM and CDMA, and doesn't come with the Sprint bloatware that you can't delete. 2 - Build, appearance show high quality, and size and weight are perfect for me, allows me to slip into jeans pocket no problem. 3 - Clean Android implementation, very easy to use phone without junk I don't need. The Moto features (shake for flashlight, twist for camera, etc.) are perfect - increase ease of use without getting in the way. I really like where I can wave my hand over the phone and the screen shows time, battery, and notifications briefly. 4 - this is a great value at $229 compared to my other options. 5 - Screen has great color, contrast and resolution, I enjoy watching Netflix movies on it. 6 - Front facing speaker is great, loud enough for my old ears. Bluetooth works great with my Bose headphones, and headphone jack is great with my Sony travel headphones. 7 - Processor speed is fine for me, I don't notice any lag. I don't play video games though. 8 - The Moto turbo charge is fast, and I like the USB-C cords. I found the Motorola authentic home and car chargers are very reasonably priced (unlike other manufacturer's units) so I got a few to keep around my house, in my work briefcase, and in my car. Comments on negatives you read in reviews of this unit: 1 - Battery life is excellent for me. I keep data, wifi and BT off unless I'll need to use them. I turn BT on for me 30 min drive to work, then off during the work day. I use the phone a little at lunch time (data & screen). I'm usually at 95% or so battery by the time I head for home, when I turn data, wifi and BT back on. The other day I watched several hours of Netflix and still had 70% battery. This is actually the best battery performance of any cell phone I've used. 2 - The entire phone is Gorilla Glass 3, so I expect it can handle minor drops but would probably break if abused (drop from shoulder height onto concrete). However, I bought a $10 Tudia case which provides drop protection to military standards and is sleek and stylish as well, and a glass screen protector. Covers up the beauty of the phone a bit, but I don't have to worry about scratches. 3 - The 32 GB is fine. 7 GB is used for system programs and even my many apps and data use only another 7 GB, so I'm less than 50% used (even including a few hours of downloaded Netflix episodes) I put in a 64 GB SD card where I put over 200 iTunes albums (22 GB). I"ve got plenty left. 4 - It is water resistance, but not water proof. The Moto X4 is water proof, so if you need that it is only a little more money. I just want it splash resistant, if I drop it in the bathtub that's my own fault. 5 - Camera seems fine for me for some snapshots or to document/scan something. I didn't care about the camera that much, other than to have one, as photography is my hobby and I have many other cameras. Overall, this is a great phone at a great price. Best Buy made the purchase pleasant and painless, though they didn't have the right sim card for it so I had to stop at my local Sprint store for that. That was due to Sprint, not to BB. And Sprint installed the sim and set it up for me for free, so I have only good things to say for both BB and Sprint related to this phone. Good luck to all in your purchase decisions!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best budget phone for $$$ 7/9/2018

    Posted
    Morebetter
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    I needed to replace an iPhone 7 without spending a lot of money, and without feeling like I took a serious down grade. I can proudly say I got a phone that is significantly cheaper, and that I enjoy significantly more. It executes everything in a snap, with no lag (like the iPhone 7 after I updated the software...), has a solid screen brightness (can see while I’m hiking), is backwards compatible onto 3G networks, and has an INCREDIBLE battery life. The turbo charger isn’t just some overzealous hype - this little guy charges soooo much faster than any electronic Ive ever used. A common pitfall in the budget phone game is the camera, and for a 200 dollar phone this camera is incredible. It still might be quite as great as an iPhone 7 camera, but it doesn’t miss the mark by much. Not enough to justify spending a gagillion more dollars, and get back in apples little hardware/software prison. The Moto Gestures leave a lot of folks jealous - just make a “chop chop” motion and the flashlight turns on, and do a little “twist twist” to turn on the camera, and a “three finger press” will take a screen shot. Shizzam, this phones too legit. I couldn’t be happier, glad Motorola is back in the game. After thoughts / Pro tips: Get a rugged poetic case (will survive drops, yet it doesn’t smother your microphone - so people can hear you on the other line), get the WRIO keyboard (google keyboard is bad news), DuckDuckGo browser, Signal messenger for SMS, ProtonMail app for email, webroot security to avoid malware on a budget (make sure you get a deal, got mine for 20$), cover up that selfie cam, and stay away from the clouds. Choosing the right apps ensure you remain the consumer, which is really to ensure you dont become “the product” those “free” apps sell in the form of information ;)

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    High end phone for modest price.

    Posted
    MikeHP

    This phone hits the sweet spot of quality vs. price. It has all the important and essential features you need, and skips the stuff that isn't important from the high-end flagship phones. It works on every US carrier. - Very solid build quality. It doesn't feel super premium the way a Galaxy or iPhone does, but it feels higher end and looks great. - The camera is much iproved from the Moto G4. Practically speaking this is the biggest improvement in the phone. The camera no longer feels low-end. - Performance is good. No lag, everything is responsive. - Screen looks great. - The screen size is narrower than before. This is not an improvement IMO and does take a bit of an adjustment. But after a day or two it's irrelevent. - As in the past, the Moto gestures are super handy. These are simple and immediately useful. - Fingerprint scanner and facial regonition work without a hitch. - USB-C is very nice to have, and fast charging is appreciated. A standard headphone jack is nice to have too. - Motorola contiues to run a clean version of Android with only a couple Moto utilities added on. This is far better than most other manufacturers like Samsung. - The biggest negative is the back of the phone. Yes it looks nice. But it's glass, which is pointless and a liability. And the back has curved edges that are so smooth the phone is easy to slip through your hand. Thankfully both of these things are handled but getting a case for the phone. - I read that people don't like how Motorola doesn't promise more than one updated Android version. If this is important to you, you pretty much have to spend 2 or 3 times what this device costs. This seems a minor complaint IMO. You will get a solid 18-36 months out of this phone before you start to feel ready for something new and improved.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome phone! Great Price!

    Posted
    Benjamin
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    Years ago when the Galaxy S5 was brand new I bought one of those phones. It was great for a couple years but that price was crazy and that was only $600. This phone is fantastic and the price tag is much better. -There is no noticeable lag on this phone. Android is basically stock with essentially no bloatware. -Motorola from the factory allows you to unlock your boot loader if you wish to root it. (This will void your warranty, but having the option built in is nice.) -Looks much more expensive than it is and construction is solid. -USB-C is nice and charges quickly. -Moto Actions are surprisingly useful. -Headphone Jack is on this phone! Such a great idea! -Speaker is actually decent for loudness. It uses the same speaker that you place by your ear so the speaker is on the front rather than the back. -The cell radio (transceiver) seems to be high quality. I seem to have service more often than with other phones and more bars. Some people complain that OS might go out of date, but I believe this might get upgraded to Android P. Android O's features like Picture-in-picture are fantastic. I'd say don't let this stop you. I personally would buy this over a new Galaxy. The price and the Moto Actions sold me. The one possible downside is that MiraCast is disabled be default. (Google stock OS is the same way.) With root you can turn it on, but I don't think very many people use this feature anymore. Motorola is just following Google which designed the OS, so it makes sense in that way.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Solid Phone

    Posted
    BBCustomer24
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    While not a flagship phone the moto g series always brings some premium value to the $200 price range for phones. The G6's all glass feels nice but I do question its durability in the long haul. I preferred the use of a metal or aluminum back that was found in the G5 and G5s. The Motorola software is still one of a kind and never intrusive to the basic stock Android. In fact the software is what keeps me coming back to moto. No other phone offers the same quick access gestures or "always on" screen than Motorola. The processor, ram and camera all aren't top notch but at $200 I never expected them to be. The phone does fine with everything you would expect a phone to do. The only thing I would say that I don't prefer with the G6 line is that none of them are waterproof, just a water resistant coating, which I feel is a miss given today's expectations of phones. Overall I continue to be impressed with Motorola, even though it is under Lenovo and not the Motorola of old. But besides that I keep going back to their phones year after year. Which brings me to my last point. The phone will usually be supported for 2 software updates to Android but after that I don't recommend keeping them due to security reasons for being out of date. Hence why I usually get a new phone every year and a half I'd say, but again that can be done for $200. It still beats paying $750 to over a grand for a phone, even if it's leased with payments. That to me is just insane.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Very impressed with great value

    Posted
    jtrensberger
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    My wife previously had a Samsung S6 and had a S4 prior to that and I have an S7 myself. Both of us have past experience with phones that had closer to stock Android (Nexus S, Razr Maxx, Droid way back when) and were looking for something that didn't have all the extra bloatware that we never use provided by Samsung. We were also trying to be more economical and not get into a leasing or contract to buy plan so we came across the G6. In the past year I'd also helped my mom get the G5 Plus and I had found that to also be a nice option. Since the G6 was the latest iteration, I must say I've been very impressed. Pros: - Cost is exception compared to the $700+ latest premier phones that are pushed by the carriers - Battery life has been exceptional without any trouble making it through a day without needing to charge, unlike the S6. Hopefully this holds up over time. - Vanilla version of Android and Motorola's added optional usability extras are actually worthwhile - TurboCharge (Qualcomm Quick Charge) - USB-C Cons : - Wi-Fi lacks AC band - No wireless charging - Pixel density could be higher, but it looks good - No auto screen dimming (you can enable it but it doesn't do anything) - NFC Basically all cons are extra features that are reasonable to be omitted for this price range. Outside of having the latest and greatest features of the flagship phones, this one gives you more than enough to have a great smartphone.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Who needs an expensive phone?

    Posted
    Checkman
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    I had purchased an unlocked Motorola phone earlier this year before taking a trip overseas; it worked fine, but I ended up using it as my primary phone when my older one's battery bit the dust. I was perfectly happy with my my G4 Plus but then I dropped it (without the protective case, of course) on a sidewalk, shattering the screen. When I was told that the cost of replacing the screen was about half the price of buying the updated G6 model, I said "Time for a new phone!". So, I purchased the G6 at Best Buy, using some of my Reward Points and taking advantage of a sale. The phone is about the same size as my old G4, which is good because of my large hands, very comfortable to hold and easy to handle. The G6 comes with Android 8.0 and Motorola (Lenovo, these days) doesn't load the phone up with a lot of bloatware (I'm looking at YOU, Samsung!), so it it easy to navigate. All my old Apps from the other phone were easy to reload and update, as were my photos. Camera quality is pretty decent and intuitive and my photos so far have turned out well. Call quality is good and I've yet to be dropped during a call (Sprint is my carrier). The only complaint I would have about the G6 is that the battery is smaller than the older model, so battery life is a bit shorter, but the charging time is faster, so I just plug it in for 15-20 minutes if necessary (and, to be honest, I rarely have to). So, has it got all the bells and whistles of a higher-end Apple or Samsung? Nope. Does it cost nearly as much as either one of them? Nope. So, if you want a very good phone at a very good cost, the Motorola G6 is a great alternative.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Got tired of stolen Iphones

    Posted
    Renzo
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    I have been an IPhone user since the IPhone 4, after the 3rd IPhone stolen I got tired of it and decided to go for an inexpensive one. It has been a culture shock coming from the clean IOs to the disruptive Android, but so far so good. I find the ads quite annoying but it is not the phone's fault. Also I have tried the Moto Voice beta but sometimes it doesn't work, I am assuming it is on testing mode still. And the "ok google" is nothing compare to Siri. As far as the phone goes, it doesn't seem strong enough but I have not dropped it yet. I do think that the back is very delicate, I had the phone with my keys in my pocket and it is already scratched (the back of it). so I must buy a cover for it. I have to say I do not miss the IPhone that much, the phone has all the features an IPhone could have and for the price is great. The only reason I don't give it a 5 is because is too delicate in my opinion. But for the price I would certainly buy it again, it is either a 1000 dollar IPhone or a 200 dollar phone...

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great mid range phone!

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    Iaguirre
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    I´m no expert on cellphones and this is only my third touchscreen smartphone, the previous ones being a Lumia 640 and a Moto G5 Plus. After reading many professional reviews, I decided it was a good idea to upgrade. And in fact, I think it is a bit better in almost every aspect than the G5. Here´s a summary Pros: -It is faster! Don´t get fooled by the spec sheet. At first sight, it looks like the processor will be slower, but it is in fact faster -It has a bigger screen and yet it is smaller overall -The camera has improved (I know some people had problems before, but I understand those were corrected after a software update) -The sound overall is a bit better, and the added Dolby process helps a lot -Construction quality remains very good Cons: -It´s lost the metal back, that was pretty cool in the G5, but the plastic used in the G6 is of a good quality anyway -Battery consumption seems to be a bit higher than in the G5, but It seems to have improved with the days and after some tweaking -The integrated mic is just normal, I think it´s never been a strong feature of moto Gs Overall -It may not be the cheapest mid-range cellphone (some BLU or HUAWEI compete in price), but pure and updated Android is a good feature. Quality construction in general.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good mid-range phone

    Posted
    Redd
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    For the money the phone has nice hardware-- screen etc. It is responsive. Sound quality is quite nice. I had no trouble getting onto T-Mobile with it. Everything just works. A good camera, with some nice software features. I like the screen size. It makes for a phone that fits comfortably in my hand. The screen has a nice display too. The turbo charger for the battery does a good job of quick charging. The battery lasts all day. The charger comes with a detached USB to USB C cable, something not mentioned in the product description. You won't need to buy another cable to connect to your computer. The glass back shows smudges and fingerprints as one can well imagine. I got a protective case. I won't see the back anymore. There are plenty of cases available. They improve 'grippability' too, at least for me. There are a few quirks. The timer function sounds very faintly for the first few seconds. I have no idea if this because of Android 8 or the Moto apps. I'll see if it is Android when the phone updates to Android 9 sometime in the next few months. It runs very close to stock android, without much additional stuff, which is nice. No crapware apps to remove. The Moto notifications can be a bit tedious. Something one may wish to turn off I do hope that this phone will last me the next 5 years, like my previous Samsung. I am quite happy with it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    All-around nice phone

    Posted
    samcan
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    I've had my Moto g6 for almost half a year now and have to say I'm very happy with my phone. I've broken down what I like about my phone and what things I wish could be changed/included: What I like: * Fingerprint reader: It works decently, and it's included. I use LastPass as a password manager, so having fingerprint authentication instead of typing in my long passphrase to unlock my passwords is great! * Phone has 3.5mm headphone jack: I never can seem to keep Bluetooth headphones charged and so primarily use wired headphones. I'm glad this phone still has one. * USB-C charging: This is 2018, and it's nice to see the inclusion of USB-C for quick charging, especially since the battery life isn't great. What I wish was better: * Lack of NFC: The international variant of this phone comes with NFC and no compass, the U.S. variant adds the compass but loses NFC. Especially since a fingerprint reader is included, NFC would be handy for using Google Pay. It's not the end of the world, particularly if you have a smartwatch that has NFC. * Poor camera quality: The camera quality isn't the greatest. Pictures always seem fuzzy when you zoom in. I don't need amazing camera quality, though, so it works. * OK-ish battery life: Screen on time of about 2.5 hours when it's at 52%, and that's over the course of a day. Makes it handy that there's USB-C charging for a quick top-off to make it through the rest of the day. If you're constantly away from a charger, however, you may want to look elsewhere.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great for the price

    Posted
    discwizard70
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    This is a great phone for what you pay. It has almost all the features of phones that cost more than double that of the MotoG6. The biggest things lacking would be the camera quality and NFC. The camera is very nice, and takes clean pictures, just not super-clean like all those $800+ phones, but still very nice picture . There is no NFC at all, so, if you are wanting to use Android Pay, you are out of luck. Barring these two minor flaws, this phone is fast, responsive, and has plenty of room built in (32gb), plus you can insert a SD card for more storage, if you want. It runs apps smoothly, and can run multiple apps without lag. Screen size is decent and runs in full HD. The phone feels sturdy and fits my hand real nice with the curved design. The speaker output is nice and loud, and doesn't break up with volume either. Basically, this phone is a very budget friendly phone, that competes very well with the big boys, so if you are looking for really nice performance, but not into every little feature, GET THIS ONE, you won't be disappointed!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    What's not to like...

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    SSSS
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    Actually, not a thing. The phone is an excellent PHONE. Does it play stupid videos? Yup, but outside of testing that capability I would never play a stupid video on a PHONE. Why? Cuz it's a PHONE and I have a 55" UHD-HDR curved screen TV for movies. Why in the name of all that is normal would I choose to watch something on a PHONE over such a nice TV? Answer: I would not. Because I am an ADULT. ;-) But...It can and will play a wide variety of music services including the 14,000+ songs I have a MicroSD card. But...Yeah, everyone has a big but so it's once again time for my big but...I have SiriusXM, Pandora and Amazon Music Unlimited and it handles those with ease. 32 gig of memory and a fast enough processor makes it, well...fast enough! I have a lifetime subscription to SiriusXM on a Pioneer Mp3 SiriusXM portable player I bought from Best Buy years ago, so if I forget to bring it along or I also forgot my iPod or one of my other Digital Audio Players (DAP) I can use my PHONE. But I try not to. Above all that it is a very good PHONE. If it were not, I would not have bought it. Why? Because I needed a new PHONE! Trust me. I know what I'm doin' when I'm reviewin'.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Perfect phone, but needs more battery life

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    Xeiyros
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    Honestly the size of this phone is a little small when you come from a pixel XL or something more massive, but realistically i haven't really had any issues with this phone. It works like a dream and without the need of having battery saver on all day, i usually get through the day with moderate usage, or really almost half the battery left over. Also a minor note. The Pixel phones annoy me now. Mainly due to the fact almost all the features that are on any of the pixel devices get passed down to stock android devices within the year. So ultimately, Google lens, Googles spam call filter, and other various stock android features the pixels have, ultimately get passed to this phone overtime, and its just slightly annoying that you spend so much money on a device just to have a feature "first" when you can wait a little bit, and still have the same features, if not similar quality experience overtime. I am happy with this purchase. I also have no desire now to go high end any longer. Especially when these kinds of phones exist? It plays fortnite, pubg, honkai 3rd. It runs discord, telegram, youtube with PIP enabled. The "only" weak point to this phone is its camera. That thing is slow, but if you're patient, you can get used to it and get the job done.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Discount Pixel

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    Xeiyros
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    Honestly this phone performs almost similarly to a google pixel. Other than the fact it doesn't have the google launcher, and that it does not have the google camera. It virtually has everything else. Stock android works wonders on this device and theres very little Moto apps and bloatware if any at all. its a truly magnificent device for the money. Also to answer what headline. "discount pixel" 1. In benchmarks, otherthangaming Its day to day performance in multicore workloads is on par with the snapdragon 820 in the first google pixel. Sure it doesn't have 4gb of ram, but it also doesn't have as big of a display to power either making it a bit easier on the hardware. This phone from my us survives a full day with ample battery leftover if not more so than needed and i don't mind its overall performance when you actually push this device too. Its a very powerful value orientated device when it comes right down to it and yes, i would buy another one if given the chance to do so. The only downside in my personal opinion would be the Adreno 506 GPU. I get it. its a entry level graphics controller for mobile phones. it doesn't blow the doors off anything and to be honest, it plays every game just fine right now, but in the future, that might not be the case, and component of this phone might be its ultimate limiting factor sadly. Well..that and a nonremoveable battery. I'll never understand that trend.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Amazing phone so far

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    Bhnscm
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    I have had this phone for 3 days and am happy to have made the purchase. Not only is this reasonably priced for a 32gb smart phone but the speed and operating function has been nothing but positive. Battery life is good. Touch pad is sensitive but not overly so for my use. It does much the same as most Android phones and I have had no issues with downloading apps. I have used Samsung for many years and did try the Motorola over a year ago but the width cramped my hand. This phone is slimmer and I should be receiving my case and glass screen shield in the mail soon for added protection. Audio is good quality and has a Dolby feature. Overall very pleased with this phone. Switching from one phone brand to another is an adjustment but not too much. Highly recommend. Great price, as I said for what you get without contract. This is an unlocked phone. As an added note, the phone calls are crisp and clear. This is most important, of course.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great budget phone

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    Bruce
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    Great phone for the money...with a few minor annoyances. Great battery life (more than 2 days for me) and reasonably bright screen. There is a noticeable shutter lag on the camera but not an issue for most pictures, obviously not suitable for action shots if that is your thing. The most annoying thing is the "escalating ringtone" that is a Motorola "feature". The ringtone volume starts out low and ramps up over the first couple of rings to reach the preset volume. Most of the time this causes me to not hear the first couple of rings and miss the call. According to Motorola customer service this cannot be disabled, although I did find an app that would fix it. It also muted the volume of some notifications like the motion alerts from my Ring security cameras. Motorola really needs to make this "feature" an "opt in" rather than a hard setting that cannot be disabled.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    biggest bang for your buck

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    Athar
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    I have been using Samsung Galaxy phones since they came out in the market the very first time and since then I have always upgraded the phone anytime any model came out in the market. As the family needs I've grown I'm trying to cut down on my expenses so I decided to give a shot to other providers about a month ago I was at Best Buy exploring the headset when I happened to pass by there mobile section and saw the display Moto G6 it was on sale for under $300. I decided to give it a try. Since it was an unlocked phone Best Buy staff immediately activated with my current carrier and since then what I have discovered about this phone and the manufacturer I have to tell you how much I regret for not trying Motorola and their phones. They have everything what Samsung premium flagship phones offer but at a lot more affordable price. Slick appearance, bright and crisp display fast 4G connection pure unmodified latest Android version trouble free and glitches free operation and expandable storage. I am never going back to Samsung galaxy phones.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Faulty Device

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    ThaMeatz86
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    Let me begin by saying I'm an avid Moto user and always have been a fan of the Moto G series. I purchased the Moto G6 unlocked and really loved what I seen and enjoyed the gem that it was. I gave this product three stars because of a really bad experience that I encountered with this device and the 1st time I ever encountered such an issue with any Motorola device. I say the device was faulty because I began having issues with the sound on the device after 3 days of having the phone. Sometimes restarting the phone fixed the issue, but then it got to the point where even a restart did not fix the issue. A factory reset temporarily resolved the issue but later the same day the sound would just cut off and not come back on. Unfortunately, I returned the phone exactly a week after I purchased it. I would recommend this product for the simple fact that Motorola phones are indeed reliable products and provide excellent call quality and signal strength. My faulty device could have just been a lemon.

    I would recommend this to a friend