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Top 8 Best Motorola Android Smartphones – Updated July 2022

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Motorola has quietly become one of the biggest smartphone makers in the US. This is largely thanks to their insistence of making budget and mid-range phones that are going to sell a ton, because they aren’t $1,000. But Motorola does make some flagship smartphones as well.

In this list, we’ll be rounding up the very best Motorola smartphones that you can buy right now.

Top 8 Best Motorola Smartphones

Motorola has a lot of smartphones that will cost you less than $500. But it also has some flagships that do cost more, to compete with Samsung, OnePlus and others. In this list, we round up all of the latest smartphones from Motorola.

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CostWhere to Buy
Motorola edge+$899Motorola
Moto G Power (2022)$198Amazon
Moto G Stylus (2022)$279Amazon
Motorola One 5G Ace (2021)$381Amazon
Moto G Power (2021)$179Amazon
Motorola Edge (2021)$449Amazon
Moto G Stylus (2020)$249Amazon
Moto G Play (2021)$137Amazon

Motorola Edge+

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The Motorola Edge+ is the latest and greatest from Motorola, having been released in February of 2022. This is a pretty impressive smartphone for under $900.

The Edge+ has a 6.7-inch OLED FHD+ 144Hz display, powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 mobile platform, with 8GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. Most phones in this price range have much less storage – typically around 128GB. It also has a massive 4800mAh battery inside.

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Moto G Power (2022)

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The Moto G Power is a really great option for your kids, or even your parents. It has impressive battery life, up to three days according to Motorola. There’s also a 6.5-inch HD+ display that refreshes at 90Hz. And there’s a 50-megapixel camera on the back, so it’s going to take some really incredible photos too.

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This is a water repellent smartphone, not quite water proof. But it can take a splash or two without any issues.

Moto G Power (2022) - Amazon

Moto G Stylus (2022)

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This particular Moto G comes with a stylus. It’s a pretty interesting device to pick up, since it’s really the only sub-$500 phone with a stylus. As the Galaxy S22 Ultra is going to cost closer to $1000.

It sports a 6.8-inch FHD+ display, along with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage too. So it’s a great phone for a lot of people.

Moto G Stylus (2022) - Amazon

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Motorola One 5G Ace

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The Motorola One 5G Ace is probably the cheapest 5G smartphone that you can buy right now. And it’s under $500. It’ll work on every carrier network in the US, but you won’t get mmWave support on Verizon.

This has a 6.7-inch FHD display, along with 6GB of RAM and128GB of storage. There’s also a 48-megapixel camera on the back that’s going to take some really great photos.

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Motorola One 5G Ace - Amazon

Moto G Power (2021)

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With a 6.6-inch display, this is a pretty big phone, and hey we all like big phones. It also has the Snapdragon 665 inside, along with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. So it’s not a powerhouse, but it’ll get things done for you.

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It also has a pretty large 5000mAh capacity battery inside, that should keep you going for a couple of days on end.

Moto G Power (2021) - Amazon

Motorola Edge (2021)

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This is the older flagship from Motorola, which comes in at a very good price, to be quite honest. It has a 6.8-inch FHD+ 144Hz display, which does support HDR10. It also has 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. That is all powered by a 5000mAh capacity battery too.

Additionally, this will work on T-Mobile and Verizon’s 5G network too.

Motorola Edge (2021) - Amazon

Moto G Stylus (2020)

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The Moto G Stylus is also a great pickup right now, at under $300. This one in particular is the upgraded model with 128GB of storage. Which is quite a bit for a phone in this price range.

This phone does also come with a 6.4-inch full HD display, a 4000mAh capacity battery and a 48-megapixel camera around the back. Which is going to take some really great photos. It is not a 5G-capable smartphone however it will work on all of the carriers 4G LTE networks in the US.

Moto G Stylus (2020) - Amazon

Moto G Play (2021)

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The Moto G Play (2021) is a budget phone that doesn’t suck. Well, it still does in a few areas, but at under $150, that’s to be expected.

This phone domes with the Snapdragon 460 under the hood, along with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage on-board. It also has a 6.5-inch HD display. Which means that the battery is going to last for days. As it is a 5000mAh capacity battery that is powering a pretty low powered display and processor.

It’s a great phone to get your kids, because if they break it or lose it, it’s not going to cost a fortune to replace it.

Moto G Play (2021) - Amazon