Moto g4 Stories March 4, 2019

The Moto G4 is now receiving Android 8.1 Oreo

After a long 18-month wait, the Motorola Moto G4 is now finally getting the Android 8.1 Oreo update OTA. However, the caveat is that this update is only currently rolling out to users in Brazil at present.

Moto g4 Stories September 18, 2017

Moto G4 will get Android 8.0 Oreo after all, but it might take a while

We told you this morning about Motorola seemingly walking back its plan to bring Android Oreo to the Moto G4, but the company now says it didn’t walk back anything. Rather, it was a “miscommunication” caused by “errors in our marketing materials.”

Now, Motorola says in a statement it’s going to be rolling out Android O to the Moto G4, although it will “take some time to fit it into our upgrade schedule.”

Update: Motorola says Moto G4 will get Android Oreo after all.

Motorola used to be one of the best choices for getting timely updates on your Android device, second to Google. But following its sale to Lenovo, updates started to slow down. At this point, updates on Motorola devices are constantly in question, and now the company is giving us another example of this…

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Moto g4 Stories September 11, 2017

Bluetooth is an important part of just about any phone today with many using it for connecting headphones, syncing with their cars, and using wearables. Needless to say, it’s frustrating when it doesn’t work properly, but even more so when it just stops working. Recently, a few Moto G4 owners discovered an interesting issue with Google Play Protect — it was disabling their Bluetooth functionality.

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Moto g4 Stories March 3, 2017

Android Nougat is now rolling out to the Moto G4/G4 Plus in the US

One of the biggest downsides to buying a budget Android smartphone is their software updates. On most cheap devices, they’re never guaranteed. Motorola’s Moto line used to be the place you could go to solve that problem, but that’s changed over the last couple years. Now, though, last year’s Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus are finally being updated to Android Nougat in the US…

Moto g4 Stories October 22, 2016

[Update: Not yet] Android 7.0 Nougat is now rolling out to the Moto G4 and G4 Plus

Earlier this month Motorola released a list of all of their devices that would receive Android 7.0 Nougat and they are now kicking things off with the Moto G4 and G4 Plus

Moto g4 Stories September 6, 2016

Unlocked $99 Moto G4 Play goes up for pre-order as an Amazon Prime exclusive

Citing the success of recent budget smartphone offerings like the BLU R1 HD and the Moto G4, Amazon is offering yet another Prime exclusive budget smartphone that’s bound to prove popular among cost-conscious shoppers. The Moto G4 Play is an unlocked phone from a well-known brand with a 5″ 720p display, 4G LTE, 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410, 8-megapixel camera, and 16 GB of onboard storage that’s expandable to 128 GB via microSD.

All of that for only $99, if you’re a Prime subscriber and can live with personalized offers and ads on the lockscreen. Amazon Prime subscribers can now pre-order the Moto G4 Play, which will be released later this month on September 15.

Moto g4 Stories July 7, 2016


There are new smartphones hitting the market constantly, but which is the best to pick up when you’re trying to save a buck or two? We’ve seen some great launches this year and we’re only expecting more over the coming months, but for now, let’s go over the best budget Android smartphones you can go pick up today.

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Moto g4 Stories June 28, 2016


After releasing the Moto G⁴ family in India last month, Motorola and Lenovo have today officially announced that the Moto G⁴ and the Moto G⁴ Plus will be coming to the United States. The budget offering is back, and you’ll be able to grab one in just a couple of weeks…

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Moto g4 Stories May 17, 2016


Update: There’s also a smaller, less powerful version called the Moto G Play coming to the States with a 2,800mAh battery. It’s powered by a Snapdragon 410 processor, has a 5-inch 720p display, 2GB RAM, water repellent coating, 8MP rear camera, 5MP front snapper and 16GB internal storage (expandable to 128GB via MicroSD.

Lenovo took to the stage this morning at an event in New Delhi, India, where it took the wraps off the latest generation Moto G smartphones. Unlike previous years, the Moto G is not a small, one-handed device. Instead, this year’s Moto G range features two versions and both are equipped with large 5.5-inch displays…

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Leak shows the Moto G4 Plus in all of its retail glory [Photos]

We are hours away from Motorola‘s event in New Delhi, where the Lenovo-owned company is expected to fully unveil its new Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus smartphones.

As it often happens, however, the closer we get to an event the more leaks tend to pour, and this time it’s no exception…

Moto g4 Stories May 6, 2016


Lenovo is expected to release the 4th-generation Moto G at an upcoming event on May 17. While the appearance of the device has been widely leaked, not much is known about the specs of the device. According to a leak today, we know a bit more about what will likely be Lenovo’s first Moto devices.

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Moto g4 Stories April 28, 2016


Taking into account all the leaks and rumors we’ve seen over the past few weeks regarding the upcoming 4th generation Moto G, it’s safe to assume the device is going to be announced relatively soon. Corroborating those leaks we’ve already laid our eyes on, another batch of detailed renders has found its way online.

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Moto g4 Stories April 23, 2016


In this week’s top stories, new Android phone leaks, Alphabet announces its Q1 2016 earnings, we go hands-on with the Oppo F1 Plus, LG G5 and much more. Head below for the quick links to all of this week’s top shared posts:

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Moto g4 Stories April 19, 2016

Moto G4 Plus shown off again, this time in official-looking white render

Earlier this morning, the 4th generation Moto G was shown off in a rather extensive hands-on video. The lack of a fingerprint sensor on that particular unit makes the case for a ‘plus’ variant more likely. Now, the notorious Evleaks has posted an official-looking render of the Moto G4 Plus in white.

Moto g4 Stories April 18, 2016


With four of this year’s big-name smartphone makers having already announced — and some launched — their most important smartphones for 2016, our attention can turn to the rest. For the past few years, the Moto G has undoubtedly been Motorola’s (now Lenovo’s) most important device range. With competitive specs, a low price and — most importantly — stock Android software, the G has long been a recipe for success. And this year, the range could be getting a serious feature upgrade: A fingerprint sensor.

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