The Moto G Phone, £135 yet decent smart phone.

Discussion in 'mobiles, tablets and wearable tech' started by Sunray, Nov 13, 2013.

  1. donkyboy

    donkyboy Crazy cat man

    getting my g6 plus delivered tomorrow. very good specs for under 300 squids.
     
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  2. donkyboy

    donkyboy Crazy cat man

    just noticed it doesn't have a LED notification light on front-which is odd.....

    but anyway, ordered a case for it. unfortunately, it's shipping from outside the UK

    [​IMG]
     
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  3. UnderAnOpenSky

    UnderAnOpenSky baseline neural therapy

    God that's ugly :p
     
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  4. donkyboy

    donkyboy Crazy cat man

    :D

    I likey:cool:

    ps it's clearly copying the famous Mondrain dress by YSL 1965. always loved the colours and wanted to paint my living room feature this colour combo :cool:

    mondrian dress - Google Search
     
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  5. Maggot

    Maggot The Cake of Liberty

    So I've reinstalled all the apps I want, apart from the bus one, which I can't find.

    My phone is running much better now, so thanks Miss-Shelf!

    AFAIK everything is back apart from my photos and videos which are stored in various places, I don't want all of them back on my phone, just a few, so need to sort that.
     
  6. donkyboy

    donkyboy Crazy cat man

    I got mine today. can you confirm where the photos you take is saved to? I cant find the gallery app anywhere. It seems to save to google photos. gallery isn't on the phone itself? :confused:
     
  7. UnderAnOpenSky

    UnderAnOpenSky baseline neural therapy

    Google photos is also a gallery app that merges local with cloud. If you look with a file manager they will be there.
     
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  8. donkyboy

    donkyboy Crazy cat man

    i rather it had a gallery app like samsung rather than saving to google photos. might look on play store for one.
     
  9. UnderAnOpenSky

    UnderAnOpenSky baseline neural therapy

    Why wouldn't you want your photos backed up?

    Anyway I'm sure you will find plenty on there. I've gone the other way use Google Photos as my default over the Samsung...
     
  10. donkyboy

    donkyboy Crazy cat man

    i will probably get used to it, tbh. first day usage.
     
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  11. UnderAnOpenSky

    UnderAnOpenSky baseline neural therapy

    Nice thing about Android of course is you can do that. .

    One thing I disliked about the G4 was the camera. Viewed them on the S8 I replaced it with and turns out it was the screen I didn't like. Had some printed quite large and they are great. :facepalm:
     
  12. Slo-mo

    Slo-mo Banned Banned

    And the G5 is down to £109 on Giffgaff and O2. Both plus £10 top up and probably network locked,mind
     
  13. donkyboy

    donkyboy Crazy cat man

    have you found the call volume on this low? took a call and caller volume seems low which makes it hard to hear what the caller is saying. can't seem to find anything on setting about call volume
     
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  14. donkyboy

    donkyboy Crazy cat man

    update on this. really has great battery life.
     
  15. S☼I

    S☼I it's my room get out

    I've still got my Moto G 2nd gen 4G - my first smartphone, had it over 3 years now
    Going strong, still, battery is good, sometimes gets stuck if there's too much open :D
     
  16. Maggot

    Maggot The Cake of Liberty

    My battery has been running down much quicker recently. Could this be due to the hot weather?
     
  17. keybored

    keybored

    How old is the battery?
     
  18. Maggot

    Maggot The Cake of Liberty

    About 3 years.
     
  19. cybershot

    cybershot Well-Known Member

    Probably a bit of both. My OH was at the F1 on Sunday and her iPhone which is usually pretty good at lasting a day and a half, just went down rapidly in the heat, not helped by us texting constantly to tell her how many seconds X was behind X or what happened to so and so to cause a safety car.
     
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  20. ddraig

    ddraig dros ben llestri

    anyone else have the charging issue?
    I got the G4 and it's failing, happened to my G3 as well, charger doesn't always work and even when connected it sometimes goes down or takes a long time to charge
    also hasn't said "turbo charge" for ages
    not sure if the port on phone or something else, have googled, read a few threads on forums and a couple of shit youtube videos saying to reboot it or put it in freezer etc
    cheers
     
  21. UnderAnOpenSky

    UnderAnOpenSky baseline neural therapy

    Failing charger? I seem to remember the G4 needs a special charger for turbo, which is a bit shit.
     
  22. ddraig

    ddraig dros ben llestri

    ta
    tried a few different ones and it works on partners G5

    and mine won't connect to computer anymore for longer than a few seconds :mad:
     
  23. chilango

    chilango *shrugs*

    Fluff in the port?
     
  24. ddraig

    ddraig dros ben llestri

    gonna try that theory when i can find my compressed air can!
    ta
    does seem to be a bit better just from booting it up by holding down power button for a while
     
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