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Waterproof, powerful and affordable? The Moto G4 Plus has it allArmed with a good camera, solid processor and a water-resistant design, Motorola's brilliant budget phone does loads and asks little in return.
[SOUND] Motorola's Moto G phones have always been the top dogs when it comes to cheap but good handsets, however the competition in the budget arena has never been more fierce. So are the new Moto G4 and G4 Plus handsets still worth your time? Let's take a look. The two phones are almost identical. They both have 5.5 inch, full HD screens, they're both bright, sharp, bold, and perfectly suited to your tweeting and snapchatting. They both have capable optical processors as well, come with 16 or 32 GB of storage, and yes, you can expand that with microSD cards. Even better, the handsets are water-resistant so they won't shut down the first time you spill your pint on them. The Plus gets its name from its improved camera which has 16 megapixels rather than 13 megapixels. It has laser assisted autofocus and a fingerprint scanner on the front. It's definitely worth the upgrade if you're a keen Instagrammer who wants to add a bit more security. To your phone. Both phones were [UNKNOWN] stock Android Marshmallow, making them very easy for even Android novices to use. 3,000 milli-amp an hour batteries will keep them ticking over for the better part of the day. And you can customize the colors wildly using Motorola's online moto Make a tool. Both the G4 and the G4 Plus come with rock bottom prices making them both astonishing value for money. There really is nothing else at this price point that comes even close. If you want a great all around phone to tackle all of your everyday needs and you want to keep a close eye on those pennies, either the G4 or the G4 Plus is the phone for you. [MUSIC]