Motorola Moto G100

Motorola Moto G100

Motorola Moto G100

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BEST RATING
Performance:
4.1
CAMERA: Poor4.9/10
SIZE: Large Android
BATTERY: Fair6.8/10

The Motorola Moto G100 is a budget-friendly smartphone featuring a plastic body and a large 6.7-inch LCD screen. It is equipped with a Snapdragon 870 processor and 8GB of RAM, providing good performance for most tasks. The battery capacity is impressive at 5000mAh, which should ensure a long battery life. However, the camera experience may be a limiting factor, as it delivers poor still photo and video quality; if photography is important to you, you may want to consider other options. This phone includes 128GB of storage, a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, and supports a headphone jack and 5G connectivity, which are pluses for connectivity and security. It runs on Android and comes with features like "Ready For" desktop mode, offering versatility in how you use the device. However, keep in mind that it has no wireless charging and no IP rating for dust and water resistance, which might be important for durability and convenience. Give Feedback

this description is based on the product variant with some specs. At the time of writing, the variant with some specs cost some dollars.




Evaluation

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Pros
  • Large screen size for media consumption
  • Good performance with Snapdragon 870
  • Hefty battery capacity for longer use
  • 3.5mm headphone jack for wired audio
  • Expandable storage with SD card slot
Cons
  • Poor camera quality
  • Lacks wireless charging
  • No high screen refresh rate
  • LCD display instead of OLED

Ratings by Category

Performance:
4.1
The Performance rating is based on GeekBench performance benchmark scores, combined with PerfectRec’s assessment of real-life typical use cases.
Battery Life:
3.9
The Battery Life rating is based on overall actual measured battery life during typical usage.

Full Specs

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GENERAL

Price
$300
Brand
Motorola
Operating System
Android
Release Date
April 15, 2021

SCREEN

Screen Size
6.7"
Resolution
2520 x 1080
Variable refresh rate
No
Pixels Per Inch
409
Display Type
LCD

INTERNAL

Processor
SD870
Internal Storage
128 gb
RAM
8 gb

CAMERA

Overall Camera Quality Score
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4.9/10
Photos Score
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4.9/10
Videos Score
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4.8/10
Rear Cameras
Main, Ultrawide
Main Camera
64 megapixels

BATTERY

Battery Life
7.1 hours
Battery Capacity
5000 mah
Wireless Charging
No
Wireless charging Speed
0 w
Reverse wireless charging
No

PHYSICAL

Size
6.63" x 2.91"
Weight
7.30 oz
Back Material
Plastic
Stereo Speakers
No

CONNECTIVITY

Dual SIM
Yes
Bluetooth Version
5.1
A2DP
Yes
WiFi Version
6
NFC
Yes
US 5G Bands
(SA/NSA/Sub6)1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 38, 41, 66, 77, 78

OTHER FEATURES

Biometric unlock
Face unlock, Fingerprint sensor: Side
Unlockable Bootloader
No
Color
Iridescent Sky, Iridescent Ocean, Slate Gray
Stock Android
Yes
SD Card
Yes

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Mike Lowe | March 2021
"A budget gaming-capable phone that foregoes the AMOLED screen hype and camera cost implications to deliver a half-price near-flagship that, in use, adds up to oh so much more. Even plugging away at games for hours at a time doesn't cause too much trouble where battery is concerned. The 5,000mAh cell is a big part of the reason for the G100's above average weight, but it's a great capacity to have at your fingertips."

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