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Motorola Moto G (2013, 1st gen) / X1032 / XT1034 / XT1039

Motorola Moto G (2013, 1st gen) / X1032 / XT1034 / XT1039
alaScore 92

26262 reviews

Sep, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26262 reviews of Motorola Moto G (2013, 1st gen) / X1032 / XT1034 / XT1039. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Views about the screen and size are on the whole positive. The usability and performance also get good comments.

price, performance, usability, size, screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Motorola Moto G (2013, 1st gen) / X1032 / XT1034 / XT1039 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Motorola Moto G (2013, 1st gen) / X1032 / XT1034 / XT1039

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2601 user reviews of Motorola Moto G (2013, 1st gen) / X1032 / XT1034 / XT1039 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the portability and screen are overall positive. The usability and performance are also mentioned favorably.

price, performance, usability, screen, portability

94% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: [Refurbished] UNLOCKED Motorola MOTO G (4.5 inch Touch) Mobile Phone Quad-Core A7 (1.2GHz) 8GB Wi-Fi Bluetooth Camera Android 4.3 (Black) (Box opened,[Refurbished] UNLOCKED Motorola MOTO G (4.5 inch Touch) Mobile Phone Quad-Core A7 (1.2GHz) 8GB Wi-Fi Bluetooth Camera Android 4.3 (Black) (Box opened,

Sep, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Motorola Moto G (2013, 1st gen) / X1032 / XT1034 / XT1039

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7429 user reviews of Motorola Moto G (2013, 1st gen) / X1032 / XT1034 / XT1039 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the screen and portability. The usability and performance are also appreciated.

price, performance, usability, portability, screen

91% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Motorola Moto G - US GSM -Unlocked - 16GBMotorola Moto G - US GSM -Unlocked - 16GB

Sep, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Motorola Moto G (2013, 1st gen) / X1032 / XT1034 / XT1039

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 97 user reviews of Motorola Moto G (2013, 1st gen) / X1032 / XT1034 / XT1039 from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.ca. People are impressed by the durability and camera. The usability and performance also get good reviews, but there are some mixed opinions about the portability and reliability.

price, performance, usability, camera, durability

84% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Motorola Moto G - Black - New, Unlocked - Android 4.3, Smart Phone, 4.5" Display, 8GB, GSM for Rogers, FIDO, Bell, Telus, Koodo, Virgin etcMotorola Moto G - Black - New, Unlocked - Android 4.3, Smart Phone, 4.5" Display, 8GB, GSM for Rogers, FIDO, Bell, Telus, Koodo, Virgin etc

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Hubert Nguyen (ubergizmo.com)

Moto G Review

 

The Moto G is generating a lot of interest worldwide as it hits new markets. Promoted by Motorola as having “quad-core speed” and “exceptional...

Motorola.

Jan, 2014

Expert review by: Eugene Kim (pcmag.com)

Motorola Moto G (Boost Mobile)

 

The Motorola Moto G is a well-built phone for a great price on Boost Mobile, but its lack of LTE limits its appeal.

Excellent build quality and speed for the price. Sharp display. Android 4.4 KitKat on-board

No LTE. No microSD card slot. Poor camera. Little internal storage

The Motorola Moto G is an ambitious phone. It debuted for $179 as an unlocked device and made us rethink what we could get from a low-cost handset. The Moto G now lands on Boost Mobile for an even more wallet-friendly $129.99, with access to Boost's...

Feb, 2014

Expert review by: Brian Bennett (cnet.com)

Motorola Moto G Google Play Edition review: Pure Android KitKat at an unbeatable price

 

Up until now, the most affordable way to get your mitts on an unlocked Android smartphone was the Motorola Moto G . For true 'droid diehards though, the device's software, which is only slightly tweaked by Motorola, may not be quite pristine enough....

The Moto G Google Play Edition runs pristine Android 4.4 KitKat right out of the box and for a rock bottom price. It's compact, has a premium build quality, and powerful speakers.

The Moto G's processor is slow, it has no LTE, and storage is limited to 16GB. The dim screen lacks contrast and vivid colors, and its camera takes blurry photos and lacks an HDR mode.

If you yearn for pure Android KitKat on the cheap, the Moto G Google Play Edition is worth the price, but power users should look elsewhere.

Jan, 2014

Expert review by: Brian Klug (anandtech.com)

Motorola Moto G Review

 

I like what the new Motorola is doing. It seems like an eternity ago, but I remember when phone launches with Motorola meant a variety of variants all with their own idiosyncrasies. Since re-launching itself, Motorola has launched just two new lines of...

Making an affordable smartphone for the masses that aren’t willing to spend the dime on flagship-tier devices is a pitch I’ve heard a few times. Usually the device starts out great, but software support ends up being negligible from the start, or the...

Dec, 2013

Expert review by: Lisa Eadicicco (laptopmag.com)

Motorola Moto G Review

 

With its smooth performance, attractive design and low, $199 price, the Moto G is one of the better unlocked-phone deals.

Attractive design; Crisp HD display; Good performance for price; Clean Android build; Affordable

No 4G LTE support; Lacks touchless voice controls; Lower resolution 5-MP camera

With its smooth performance, attractive design and low, $199 price, the Moto G is one of the better unlocked-phone deals.

Dec, 2013

Expert review by: GSMArena team (gsmarena.com)

Motorola Moto G review: Little big G

 

Having spent the best part of two years cleaning the Motorola pipeline of products conceived before the takeover, Google finally has a shop with its name on it. And it's not afraid to use it to challenge some of the old habits and experienced players...

Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE; quad-band UMTS/HSPA support ; 4.5" 16M-color 720p IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 326ppi pixel density; Gorilla Glass 3 ; Android OS v4.3 Jelly Bean with Android 4.4 update reportedly coming as soon as January 2014 ;...

Limited non-expandable storage ; Non user-removable battery ; Questionable camera image quality, limited camera settings

A Google phone for the masses. At long last. Nothing like the enigmatic Nexus, drip-fed through the Play Store, attractively priced but hard-to-get.

Dec, 2013

Expert review by: charles mclellan (zdnet.com)

Motorola Moto G review: Well-built and affordable, but slow

 

The Moto G has its drawbacks, but it's well built, and if its features are sufficient for your needs, then it delivers superb value for money. If you're looking to equip a workforce with a basic Android phone, it's arguably the best choice currently...

Solid build quality ; Affordable ; Plenty of colourful accessories ; Runs no-frills Android 4.3 ; Good battery life

Unimpressive performance ; 16GB internal storage maximum ; No MicroSD card slot ; Lacks LTE support ; 2.4GHz Wi-Fi only ; Moderate-quality camera

The Moto G is not without its drawbacks. Depending on your particular requirements, it may 'fail' on internal storage capacity, storage expandability, camera quality, wi-fi support, LTE support, performance or some other feature. Having said that, it's...

Dec, 2013

Expert review by: Chris Burns (slashgear.com)

Moto G Review

 

The Moto G is a smartphone the whole tech community has wishing for and waiting on for ages. It's a low-cost smartphone with hardware and software to back up its ability to be a contender in many markets - but more than that, it's also got the backing...

Thus the Moto G creates quite an awesome entry in the Android history books, right out the gate. While we expected the Moto X to be that groundbreaking off-contract smartphone that everyone saw coming since early 2013, the Moto G is more than welcome...

Dec, 2013

Expert review by: Brian Bennett (cnet.com)

Motorola Moto G review:

 

If your priority is to get your hands on the cheapest Android phone deal around, the new Motorola Moto G can't be beat. Starting at just $179, the unlocked and unsubsidized Moto G flaunts a big 4.5-inch screen plus all the power of Android 4.3 Jelly...

The Motorola Moto G is extremely affordable, unlocked, and runs Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. The phone is compact and has premium build quality that belies its low price. The Moto G’s speakers pack lots of volume.

The processor is slow, and the phone comes with a maximum of 16GB of storage and no LTE. The phone’s screen is dim and lacks contrast and vivid colors. The Moto G’s camera takes blurry photos without much detail.

You can't beat the price of the Moto G, but the more expensive and more powerful Nexus 5 remains your shrewdest unlocked Android option.

Dec, 2013

Expert review by: Aaron Souppouris (theverge.com)

Motorola Moto G review: how good can a $179 smartphone be?

 

The Moto X represented a sizable step forward for Motorola. A comfortable, fresh, customizable design married with tasteful and useful software features, it's the polar opposite of the aggressively...

Aspirational design ; Excellent performance ; Incredible value

Questionable build quality ; Poor camera ; Low storage

Redefining what a cheap smartphone can be

Dec, 2013

Product Specifications

Camera

Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3 / 2 / 5
Rear camera resolution (numeric):13 / 5 / 8

Design

Curved Design:No / Yes

Display

Pixel density:294 / 329

Messaging

E-mail: Yes

Navigation

GLONASS: Yes
GPS: Yes

Networking

2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM / GSM
3G standards:EVDO, HSPA+, UMTS, WCDMA / HSPA / HSPA+, UMTS / HSPA+, UMTS, WCDMA / UMTS
4G:No / Yes
4G bands supported:700,850,1700,1900
4G standards:LTE
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM

Ports & interfaces

Charging connector: Yes
USB port: Yes