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Motorola moto g8 plus review

Motorola security notice

This phone may no longer be receiving updates.

This product has passed the minimum guaranteed update period stated by the manufacturer, and may no longer be receiving security updates, which are important to protect you from hackers and emerging cyber-threats. As such, we cannot recommend buying it.

If you currently own this device, read our advice below to help mitigate the risk until you can upgrade.

Further reading

Mobile phone security: why phones over two years old could be at risk 

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Expert review

SECURITY NOTICE: This phone may no longer be receiving important security updates. See Should I buy it? for more information. It’s no secret that Motorola is a popular choice if you’re on the hunt for a cheap mobile phone. The Motorola Moto G8 Plus succeeds the Moto G7 Plus launched in 2019, and this new model comes with some noteworthy upgrades including a much higher-resolution camera array. Should you put this new Motorola phone on your upgrade list? Read our full Motorola Moto G8 Plus review to get your answer.

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First reviewed by Which?

December 2019

Released

October 2019

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  3. 84%
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