Very pleased with my moto g8. If you do not like the text program, try Textra, free, texting program on Google Play.
Mike, 26 Jul 2021I am familiar with Moto and the G8 is garbage. The WiFi signal is extremely bad, and the txt r... moremaybe you had a bad model i went from a htc to this and so far i have been happy!
I am familiar with Moto and the G8 is garbage. The WiFi signal is extremely bad, and the txt resolution is poor due to I guess what is a poor screen. I found myself using previous Moto G7 series such is my dissatisfaction. The G7 powers battery is far superior as is it's charge time. All in all it just feels less user friendly and awkward. The camera is the only positive thing I have to say.
No Notch Life, 20 Apr 2021Excellent reliable affordable phone. After switching from an S20 FE 5G, I am very pleasantly s... more"[...] the speed is very minimally slower than the SD865 for general tasks."
That is because no Android smartphone after 2018-2019 can be considered "bad", but just "deceptively disappointing". And i don't have this phone to know wether it is or not, but i know this phone could've been a little, little bit cheaper because it appears to have 4 cameras on the back, but really, it has just 3. But out of these 3, only 2 are functionally useful. And having only 2 effecive cameras isn't bad, because there are phones out there that can take outstanding photos with only 1 sensor. The thing here is, because of this fake 4 cameras illusion, Motorola is able to inflate the final price of the product by a little bit.
And it's not only with Motorola, i can't find 1 single cheap phone that isn't plagued by this, or by a simillar effect.
At least, the Moto G8 Power actually has 4 real cameras, out of wich 3 are effective, and one of them is a telephoto camera with optical zoom, and it costs just a little bit more than the Moto G8.
About your stock camera experience, try Manual Camera DSLR app, see if you can capture in RAW format with this phone, and edit these RAW files in Adobe Lightroom. The result, depending if you know how much you must tweak the lights and the colors, can be amazing for such a cheap phone.
That's what i do in my Redmi 7, and even it's Snapdragon 632 with 3GB of RAM and heavy MIUI on the top can handle it preety well, so this phone's more powerful Snapdragon 665 with 4GB of RAM, and pure Android with no heavy whateverUI on top can handle it as well, while processing your photos faster.
Excellent reliable affordable phone. After switching from an S20 FE 5G, I am very pleasantly surprised, it has exceeded my expectations and it's all I need with an SD card installed. For real life use, the speed is very minimally slower than the SD865 for general tasks. I payed $150 Australian Dollars for a new sealed phone. Very satisfied having never owned a Motorola phone before! The standard of the camera is expected for the price, the app could make better use of the sensors but it's fine and the ultrawide is good in daylight. You just need to pay extra attention to getting the focus correct and holding the phone still, it's much better than my old Sony and I prefer the colours to the overprocessed Samsung look. The clean software is very enjoyable to use with no bugs. Audio playback from YouTube and Spotify in very high quality setting to my Sony WF-1000XM3 is flawless and exactly the same as the S20, I presume it has aptX HD. Overall, would recommend this over a flagship unless you're looking for a special camera experience.
I bought G8 for my … for bargain price of just 90 € on Black Friday here in Serbia! Fantastic purchase! It was discounted at 3 major retailers and was quickly sold out. It was the best BF mobile phone offer by far!
There is almost 50GB of free internal memory.
For some unknown reason (as already stated), display is HDR10 certified. Display has obvious blue tint (too cool white balance) but you can fix that easily like in every other Motorola – Night Light mode controls white balance.
There is only one bloat app – Facebook. For some reason (probably partnered), Motorola is pushing Facebook app in Android 10 at least here in Southeast Europe.
There are regular security updates every two months (which are guaranteed for 2 years), and G8 will officially get Android 11.
If you need BT, G8 like all other Motorolas supports everything: SBC, AAC, aptX, aptX HD, LDAC, aptX Adaptive, aptX TWS+.
Google Camera fully works and photos are obviously better than taken on stock Moto Camera app. The big/main difference is in high contrast, low or artificial light.
Battery autonomy is pretty good – easily 10 hours of screen of time of medium usage.
For ~100 € this phone is a no brainer!
compak size please
i pop shade launcher on, and now i get text alert at top on glance cool feature . easy launcher
The most affordable mid range phone.
Come GSM give us the poor folk the review !!! : )
This is a great budget phone. Feels light and premium in the hand. Snappy and does everything I need it to. Great buy and very happy with it. If you're on the fence about buying, I say go for it!
i know they still had to make it cheap but... worse screen and slower charging compared to previous year's G7. WHY?!
2. Clean Android 10, fresh model of 2020.
3. Big long-life battery.
5. 4 GB RAM enough.
6. Snapdragon 8 cores.
P.S. I am using a Moto E5 Plus now, its still working like a London Big Ben.
Anonymous, 23 Jul 2020I have this device. Its ok but the screen ia rubbish.Device is good but yeah, screen its crap. my old j7 had a much better screen
B20 band is missing from listing even it really has it, according to Motorolas site.
I have this device. Its ok but the screen ia rubbish.