What about singnal strength of G8 plus in low signal area in comparison to samsung mobiles i am using with good signal strength even inside room
Anonymous, 17 Nov 2020Do not get it, why is Moto G7 plus that better than G8 plus. Fingerprint on G7 plus is still o... moreYour G7 Plus is different to mine then. Mine had the fingerprint scanner on the front, below the screen, under the word 'motorola'.
Sure, it meant the G7 Plus had a slightly shorter screen, but as you can guess, I don't need that much more to work with
And yeah, you can triple tap to enlarge the screen, but can't use a two-finger "pull apart" motion to zoom in on detail after that.
Have ALSO discovered that after you take a screenshot, you have to tap on the picture that appears as an inset on the side of the screen, then select "Save". If you don't, it doesn't save your shot (!). Again, multiple steps for what used to be one-touch autoprocesses.
Am rather over it. Seriously considering giving up on waiting for the G9 Plus and brand-skipping :(
Rose, 16 Nov 2020Yeah nah. Don't. Bought this a couple of weeks ago because the mike on my trusty G7 Plus ... moreHard to get your English but just to warn you from buying G9 plus, it doesn't have compass, have only one speaker, the screen brightness is lower and colors washed out compared to G8 plus.
Rose, 16 Nov 2020Yeah nah. Don't. Bought this a couple of weeks ago because the mike on my trusty G7 Plus ... moreDo not get it, why is Moto G7 plus that better than G8 plus. Fingerprint on G7 plus is still on the back of the phone, and both phones have same Moto skin with totally same user interface, even both got android 10.
So, dialer is same, screenshot option same, just do not get it
Yeah nah. Don't. Bought this a couple of weeks ago because the mike on my trusty G7 Plus died and the G9 Plus isn't available in Australia yet. Paid $249, which seemed reasonable.
I need my phone primarily for messages, emails, and phone calls multiple times a day. Use it to play Candy-Crush-type distractions and surf the 'net. Everyone I know now knows how much I hate my new phone.
1. Took a week and 6-plus gigs for updates. Had to install multiple apps. Received earth-shattering msgs days after purchase 0/5
2. Thoroughly miss the "skinny, ready to go" G7 Plus. There's so much cr*p to wade through and disable, just to get the G8 Plus behaving in a barebones manner. Still not there yet.
3. A fingerprint scanner on the back is the pits. With one on the front, G7 Plus-style, I could run a thumb or finger over the pad to activate the screen and use it like a mini deskpad. Now, I have to stop, pick the sucker up and feel around for the scanner on the back with Pointman 1/5
4. Miss the triple-tap screen enlarger. Still can't figure out how to magnify the screen to see smaller details 0/5
5. Still trying to find menu items to define preferences. eg to stop my screen fading after a minute or so, even though I'm using the phone. Hate the MS Windows-style "Are you sure?" messages 0/5
6. Still hating on the Contacts lists. Still having to wade through multiple screens and steps just to make a call -10/5
7. The new screenshot process seemed like a good idea. Please refer to points 5 & 6, above re: multiple steps 1/5
Good lord, I could go on, but I hope you get the idea.
I should have waited for the G9 Plus if I wanted to stay "brand loyal" to Motorola. I should have researched to ensure it was put together by people who understand frontline workers need functionality over camera specs and use their phones for communication as opposed to entertainment devices.
Conclusion: I will wait to see what the G9 Plus has to offer before I turn the G8 Plus into Burley.a
Bob, 02 Nov 2020Is it true that the Motorola G8 Plus will get Android 11?Usually Motorola also stops security updates after 2 years .I think for this model by November 2021
Very disappointed in this phone. For a device with such great camera hardware, it falls short on the OS. Even using other launchers, the apps take a second to open, android auto doesn't connect for blocks, camera takes a moment to start recording/snap a photo which results in missed moments, starting up after a restart takes a good few minutes, not to mention to the 2 days of update after update when purchased. Have had this phone for two days and its ready to be the most expensive doorstop I've ever purchased.
Bob, 02 Nov 2020Is it true that the Motorola G8 Plus will get Android 11?Dont expect that happening
Dev3230, 20 Oct 2020I am from India.. got android 10 update notification yesterday. Now waiting for you people rev... moreUpdated successful ly.. no lags, no battery drain issue.. Go for it guys.. if want to stick with android 9, update notifications will annoy you all tha time . So update is necessary..
I am from India.. got android 10 update notification yesterday. Now waiting for you people review. Should I update it.
Hey guys i hope to know users experience about software updates and performance of device. I am from india and planing of buying moto g9. So hope to get some info on this matter.
Still no Android 10 on mine! Monthly security updates is good but it's mad that this is still on 9 when 11 is out. Shame as the phone is overall a good one for the price.
I see no mention of OIS on the still camera? Why would they take that critical feature away from the G7? My G7 Plus has it and it works very well and takes fantastic pictures. It is a deal-breaker for me if it doesn't have OIS. Someone correct me if I am missing it in the review, please.
Anonymous, 25 Sep 2020Slghtly better but won´t notice.
It´s a good display not OLED level (no LCD is) but very sharpthanks. I was watching some comparations between honor 8x with LTPS and huawei y9 2019 with IPS on youtube and huawei had a better brightness. but selfie was almost same on both.
and I already ordered moto g7 power.
noris, 11 Sep 2020can you tell me is this LTPS IPS LCD screen better or worse than common IPS LCD screen?Slghtly better but won´t notice.
It´s a good display not OLED level (no LCD is) but very sharp
Anonymous, 11 Sep 2020noWow OK. So I can't tally the Indian specs by checking the specs here on GSMA then. Lovely. Can you also tell me whether since the G5S any Motorola device has had Compass or not?
can you tell me is this LTPS IPS LCD screen better or worse than common IPS LCD screen?