Motorola has given a beautiful revamp to the G line this year, which started with the Moto G100. The Moto G60 is a mid-ranger, with some top-of-the-line functions and that draws attention for the size of its 6,000 mAh battery and its 108 MP main camera. But how does he behave on a day-to-day basis? I did the tests with this device for almost 2 weeks and I will tell you my experience!Moto G100 Review: Very good phone, even better marketing move
Starting with the design, its body is made of plastic with a metallic effect on the back, which reflects a lot of light and picks up a lot of fingerprints. Its buttons are all located on the right side of the device: on and off, volume buttons and the one dedicated to the google assistant, which unfortunately is not reprogrammable and is easily confused by the volume up button. The fingerprint sensor has moved to the back as in the previous generation, which is an easy-to-reach position and works well.
On the left side, we find only the carrier chip drawer and the memory expansion card, with the options available to use a carrier chip and an expansion card or two carrier chips. The G60 is a large and heavy device, due to the size of the 6.8-inch screen and its large battery, which can make its grip uncomfortable for those with small hands.
Moto G60 is equipped with Snapdragon 732G, 6 GB of RAM and does very well in tasks. Used for day-to-day activities, such as messaging and social networks, it showed up pretty fast, but it gets a little hot, but nothing out of the ordinary. Its gaming performance is also very good. Call of Duty for mobile runs at maximum, with no drop in FPS, but in games with many players, the device gets very hot. In Asphalt 9, which has neat graphics, it ran with medium settings.
The 120 hertz screen makes a difference only in more casual games, as the Adreno 618 GPU is not powerful enough to run heavier games at 120 FPS. In fact, even at 30 fps, heavier games like Genshin Impact still have slight stuttering. It doesn’t stop you from playing and having fun, but it’s good to know.
Moto G60 (Image: Felipe Oliveira/Viral Vinny)
The Moto G60 is already updated with Android 11, and the very clean interface already known by Motorola users. The customization part can be done in the Moto app, which is the same where we find the shortcuts to activate the flashlight, open the camera or take a screenshot by touching the screen with three fingers. However, a sad thing is that Motorola’s update policy in recent years has only promised a major Android update, so this one only goes up to Android 12.
The Moto G60’s screen is 6.8 inches, Full HD+ resolution and an IPS LCD panel with HDR10+ support, which features much more vivid colors and better contrast. The novelty here is the refresh rate of 120 hertz, which gives much more fluidity to the content displayed on the screen. The brightness level, which is low, makes it difficult to see when using the device outdoors on sunny days.
Its cameras do a good job in good lighting environments, the colors are vivid and very sharp due to the large 108 MP sensor. One nifty feature that has been implemented in the G 60 is the ultrapixel, which combines nine pixels into a single ultrapixel. This feature makes the sensor 9 times more sensitive to light, making photos sharper. Night photos, despite being sharp, suffer a little noise, especially in the ultrawide lens. By the way, the secondary lens is a hybrid: ultrawide and macro, with a good level of detail when very close to the object photographed.
Moto G60. (Image: Publicity/Motorola)
The 32 MP front camera also has ultrapixel technology to capture more details and capture beautiful photos. The surprise was on account of the flash, which is well hidden on the front of the device.
The “portrait” mode proved to be efficient even against the light, hitting the cutout. “Highlight color”, “group selfie”, “timelapse” and “slow motion” modes are also present in the camera app.
Moving on to the videos, the camera records in up to 4K at 30 FPS on the main lens, the novelty here is for the dual capture mode, which uses both the front and rear camera in a single video, being able to choose between the main lens and the ultrawide. Ideal for those who enjoy making vlogs.
Even being only an intermediary, the battery is very interesting. Combining its processor with the 6,000 mAh battery, it is possible to stay all day without charging the device with moderate use (social networks, streaming music, videos and some games) with the most intense use, one charge per day is enough. .
The charger that comes in the box is the 20W Turbo Power, which could be at least 30W to decrease the charging time, which is more than 2 hours to reach 100%.
It has IP67 certification that protects against dust and fresh water dives up to 1 meter deep for a maximum of 30 minutes. It already comes with headphones in the box, and its speaker is mono, which can cause some distortions in the sound when it is at maximum volume.
The fingerprint sensor in addition to unlocking the device, when swiped down, can be used to see notifications.
It is worth it?
Those who are already used to the G line will not feel differences in the interface, since Motorola implements the same Android in its devices. The footprint can be a little uncomfortable due to the size and weight of the device, but the G60 is an intermediate that hits a lot in performance, cameras and battery, despite the time it takes to charge.
On Motorola’s website, the G60 is priced at R$2,700 in installments or R$2,430 in cash. In online stores, it’s cheaper, you can find it from R$ 2 thousand. Overall, it’s a good everyday device, but are there better options?
Xiaomi’s Poco X3 NFC can be found cheaper when imported, the performance is similar, but it loses in battery capacity, but it makes up for it in its charging, which is 33 W. of imported products, such as AliExpress for example, where the delivery time can take a long time.
In addition, we have Samsung’s Galaxy A72, which is in the same price range. It loses in battery, but it has a camera at more than 3x zoom, a better screen and stereo sound that can be a better option for consuming multimedia content.
So, did you like the Moto G60? Leave your opinion and any questions you have below in the comments.
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