Top 8 Best Motorola Android Smartphones – Updated July 2022

Moto Edge 1 scaled e1647927452908

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.

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+

161955 800 auto

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.


Motorola Edge+ - motorola.com

Moto G Power (2022)

61fqyGld2tL AC SL1500

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.


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)

612yrAXpo L AC SL1500


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


Motorola One 5G Ace

71GbORP umL AC SL1500

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.


Motorola One 5G Ace - Amazon

Moto G Power (2021)

71MiNDiFz1L AC SL1500

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.


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)

712nxo9u15L AC SL1500

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)

61qM8jENnfL AC SL1260

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)

510IKKmAz3L AC SL1000

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