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Motorola Moto E4 Plus / Motorola Moto E Plus (4th Gen.)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 144 reviews of Motorola Moto E4 Plus / Motorola Moto E Plus (4th Gen.). The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and usability. The performance and price also get good opinions, but many are less positive about the reception. There are mixed comments on the GPS navigation and sound.

battery, price, performance, usability, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Motorola Moto E4 Plus / Motorola Moto E Plus (4th Gen.) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Sascha Segan (

Motorola Moto E4 Plus


The Motorola Moto E4 Plus is an affordable, well-built phone with a big battery that will last for well over a day of use.

Long battery life. Sturdy build. Compatible with all US carriers. Recent Android software.

Occasionally slow performance. Low-light images could be better. Screen resolution isn't the sharpest.

The Moto E4 Plus is our low-end battery champ, beating beefy competitors like the LG X Power on endurance. But the added cost of the big battery puts the E4 Plus in a slightly awkward place. At $180 unlocked (or even at $130 on a carrier), it comes...

Aug, 2017

Expert review by : Jessica Dolcourt (

Moto E4 Plus has a crazy-big battery for a dirt-cheap phone


5,000mAh means serious battery business.

Jun, 2017

Expert review by : Florian Wimmer (

Motorola Moto E4 Plus Smartphone Review


Simple addition. More battery, more RAM, more display - Motorola really means the "Plus" in its Moto E4 Plus. Find out whether these positive aspects outweigh the rather low system performance in our review.

good battery runtime ; pure Android ; good handling ; quick-charge function ; color-accurate display ; very stable case ; hardly any heat development

heavy ; occasional juddering and lags ; rather low performance ; microphone records ambient noise

If you are thinking about whether you should buy a Moto E4 or a Moto E4 Plus, there is a clear answer. The Moto E4 Plus offers a lot of improvements for only about $60 more, offering a camera with higher resolution, longer battery runtimes, a...

Sep, 2017

Expert review by : Chris Burns (

Moto E4 Plus Review : The Never-ending Battery


The Moto E4 Plus Review we've got on deck today rolls through the basics of its hardware and software and offers judgement on its overall value. While the hardware is decent - especially for this price - it's within the long-lasting battery that this...

High quality software build ; Reliability in steadfast brand ; Well designed hardware ; Aesthetically pleasing ; Price is more than reasonable

Display is 720p ; Unlikely there'll be 3rd-party cases ; No NFC

Now that the Moto E4 Plus is ready to roll in the United States, we’ve got an interesting price/value proposition on our hands. Straight from Motorola online this device is available for $179, no strings attached. As such, this device is quite easily...

Aug, 2017

Expert review by : Alex Hernandez (

Moto e4 Plus Prime Edition review: Monster battery will get you through your day


If you're looking for a budget phone with a monster battery then look no further than the Moto e4 Plus Amazon Prime Edition.

Huge 5,000mAh battery gets you through the day and then some ; Decent display ; Good software experience if you can deal with Amazon extras ; Great price for what you get

Design is a bit bland, same Moto aesthetic ; Camera could be better

If you’re looking for a decent performing budget phone with massive battery life then the Moto e4 Plus is an excellent choice. If camera performance is more important then look elsewhere. If you’re just looking for a basic, decent performing smartphone...

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : Paul K. (

Motorola Moto E4 Plus Review


With the introduction of this year's Moto E4, Motorola added a Plus variant, with a higher-resolution camera sensor and a massive, 5,000 mAh battery. It seems that, for the first time in the line's existence, it may have its own heavy-hitter all while...

Long battery life ; Mostly stock Android experience ; Pleasant design, sturdy build ; Quick and accurate fingerprint scanner

Gets slow at times ; Poor camera ; Low display resolution

Jun, 2017

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Moto E4 Plus review: An economical smartphone for those who only care about battery life


The Moto E4 Plus is one of the many smartphones aimed at dominating the low end of the smartphone market. Currently priced at $179 for an unlocked version, and compatible with nearly all US carriers, it has to be a bargain, right?

Amazing battery life ; Fingerprint sensor is reliable

Slow performance ; Camera's are just OK ; Fairly thick

Expert review by : Eric M. Zeman (

Review: Motorola Moto E4 Plus


Motorola's latest budget handset is the battery-busting Moto E4 Plus. This phone has one of the longest-lasting batteries we've tested this year. If you're in the market for an affordable Android smartphone that keeps going and going and going, the E4...

As long as you don't mind the larger and heavier footprint, the Moto E4 Plus delivers huge gains in battery life and camera quality. These make it a better option than the E4 in my eyes, despite the cost and size differences.

Aug, 2017

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Moto E4 Plus review: basic with a massive battery


Motorola is back with the latest additions to its E series, the Moto E4 and E4 Plus. The E4 Plus goes beyond the basics with a massive battery and a nice design, at a price point that pits it against the Moto G5 Plus. Check out our full review here to...

Fingerprint reader ; Long battery life ; Solid construction

Slow performance at times ; Small internal storage ; No USB Type-C

I was quite pleased to have the opportunity to review a new Moto E, even more so since this version brings a few attractive additions, like a 5,000 mAh battery. And though I’m not a fan of the new design that Motorola is using on their devices this...

Expert review by : (

Moto E4 Plus review: a budget bargain with a really big battery


The specs are fairly limited but the battery's absolutely massive

Huge battery ; Premium feel

Crap camera ; Not the fastest

Apr, 2018

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:500 / 5000
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Removable battery:Y
Standby time (4G):510.6
Talk time (4G):22.4

Call Management

Call blocking:Y
Call divert:Y
Call hold:Y
Call timer:Y
Call waiting:Y
Caller ID:Y
Conference call:Y
Speed dialing:Y
Vibrating alert:Y
Voice dialing:Y


Auto focus:N / Y
Built-in flash:Y
Digital Zoom:4
Face detection:Y
Flash Type:LED
Front camera:Y
Front camera aperture number:2.2 / 2.4
Front camera resolution (numeric):5
Maximum frame rate:30
Rear camera aperture number:2 / 2.2
Rear camera resolution (numeric):13
Rear camera type:Single camera
Resolution at capture speed:1280x720@30fps / 1280×720@30fps / 1920x1080@30fps
Smile detection:Y
Video capture resolution (max):1280 x 720 / 1920 x 1080
Video recording:Y
Video recording modes:1080p / 720p
Zoom capability:Y




Brand color:Fine Gold / Iron Gray / Iron Grey / Oxford Blue
Color name:Iron Grey
Color of product:Black / Blue / Gold / Grey
Fingerprint reader:Y
Form Factor:Bar


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:5 / 5.5
Display number of colors:16 million colours
Display Resolution:1280 x 720
Fingerprint resistant:Y
Orientation sensor:Y
Pixel density:267
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen type:Capacitive


Ambient light sensor:Y
Magnetic sensor:Y
Proximity sensor:Y


Full-size keyboard:N


Instant messaging (IM):Y
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y
Short Message Service (SMS):Y


FM radio:Y
Video formats supported:H.263,MPEG4


Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y
Electronic compass:Y
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning:Y


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800 / 850,900,1800,1900
2G bands (secondary SIM):850,900,1800
2G standards:EDGE,GPRS,GSM / GSM
3G bands supported:850,900,1700,1900,2100 / 850,900,1700,2100 / 850,900,1900
4G bands supported:800,850,900,1800,2600
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth version:4.1 LE / 4.2 / 4.2 LE
Near Field Communication (NFC):N / Y
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM
SIM card hot swapping:Y
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y
Wi-Fi Direct:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Other Features

Google applications:Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:Micro-USB / USB
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y


Flight mode:Y
Graphics adapter:Mali T720 MP1
Microphone mute:Y
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts / Ringtones, Wallpaper, Widgets
Support for contact groups:Y
Themes:Audio, Wallpapers / Wallpapers
Video call:Y

Ports & interfaces

Charging connector:Y
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:Micro-USB
USB port:Y
USB version:2.0


64-bit computing:Y
Processor cores:4
Processor family:Mediatek / Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor frequency:1.3 / 1.4
Processor model:427 / MT6737


Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:7 / 7.0 / 7.1 / 7.1.1 / 7.1.1 Nougat / 7.1.1, Nougat


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal storage capacity:16
Maximum memory card size:128
RAM capacity:2 / 3 / 3072
ROM capacity:16
USB mass storage:Y


Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Google applications:Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.376 / 3.05
Height:0.376 / 6.1
Weight:6.38 / 6.98
Width:3.05 / 6.1