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Motorola Moto G4 Play is a budget phone you'll likeMotorola's new, cheap Moto G4 Play covers most of the bases: Android 6.0, long battery life, and a good camera.
[MUSIC] If I were to read to you the specs for the new Motorola Moto G4 Play, you might think it was 2014,five inch, seven 20 display, eight megapixel camera, no fingerprint center. It does have the jack though, but there is one spec that really caught my attention, the price, it is cheap. And that makes me happy. So what do you get for that price? And is it any good? Well, in two words, a lot. And in another word, yes. There are many positives. It's small, light, and plastic. And I think that's great, because. I don't feel like I'm going to break it or need a case. Also, it's splash resistant. Then there's the battery life. Which is outstanding. And the big reason for that is because the Moto G4 play also runs a close to stock version of Android Marshmallow. True this Is the most affordable of the three budget phones in Motorola Moto G family. But also true, it isn't going to take the best pictures, or shoot 4K video, or even have the speediest performance. But you'll be able to have a phone that allows you to do the most common things you use your phone for. You can access the [UNKNOWN] Play Store. You can use Facebook Messenger, Instagram, SnapChat, play games like Pokemon Go and Monument Valley. And of course, take cat photos. While the 5 inch 7 to 1 screen works in most directions, the screen can wash out in direct Sunlight. Also the Moto G4 Play only comes with 16 gigabytes of storage, though there is a Micro SD slot and two years free access to Google Photos. But then again, it's cheap. The Motorola Moto G4 Play Is the Toyota Corrola of smart phones. It does the majority of what people use a smart phone for. And it won't break the bank. Think of all the things you can use with the money you saved. You could take Spanish lessons. You could take. Trip to Vegas. You could go out to dinner. You could buy your coworkers lunch. You could repaint the gutters. You could finally get that grandfather clock working again. You could [UNKNOWN] [MUSIC]