Motorola Smartphone Review

Motorola Mobility LLC, otherwise more commonly known as simply ‘Motorola’, has been a mainstay in the phone handset market for years, with the brand known for its popular Razr flip phone. Currently operating as a subsidiary under Chinese tech brand Lenovo – and taking over the now-defunct Motorola Inc. name – Motorola has been one of many brands taking the leap into the smartphone market to duplicate its success in the keypad phone market, but what exactly does it have on offer in Australia? Find out all you need to know about Motorola smartphones in this Canstar Blue guide.

What Motorola phones are available in Australia?

A selection of Motorola phones

Motorola currently has a number of smartphones available for purchase in Australia, including:

  • Motorola Razr, Razr+ (5G models available)
  • Motorola Edge
  • Motorola Moto G30
  • Motorola Moto G10
  • Motorola Moto G9 Plus, G9 Play
  • Motorola Moto G, G Plus (5G models available)
  • Motorola Moto G8, G8 Plus, G8 Power Lite
  • Motorola Moto G7, G7 Plus, G7 Power
  • Motorola Moto G6, G6 Play
  • Motorola One Vision, One Macro
  • Motorola Moto E7, E7 Power
  • Motorola Moto E6S, E6 Plus

How much do Motorola phones cost?

Motorola phones generally cost between $249 and $1,999, depending on which model and retailer you purchase through. While there are some expensive models available – primarily the Motorola Razr+ – the majority of Motorola’s range is relatively affordable in comparison to other smartphone brands.

What is the cheapest Motorola phone?

Currently, the cheapest Motorola phone available for purchase in Australia is the Moto G10, which costs $249 directly from Motorola.

Where can I buy a Motorola phone in Australia?

Motorola phones are available to purchase at a wide variety of retailers, including through Motorola directly, as well as through telco providers such as Telstra and Vodafone. Motorola phones can also be purchased through electronic retailers such as The Good Guys and JB Hi-Fi, in addition to phone retailers such as Allphones.

Can I get a Motorola phone on a plan?

In Australia, Motorola phones are available on plans from both Telstra and Vodafone, although the phone models and plans available are limited in comparison to other popular phone brands.

You could sign up on a plan with one of the previously mentioned providers, but the best way to get a Motorola phone in Australia might be to buy one outright and then couple it with one of the plans in the table below.

Here is a selection of postpaid plans from Canstar Blue’s database with a minimum of 10GB of data, listed in order of standard cost, lowest to highest, then by data allowance, largest to smallest. Use Canstar Blue’s phone plan comparison tool to see a wide range of plans on offer from mobile providers. This table includes products with links to referral partners.

Here is a selection of prepaid plans from Canstar Blue’s database with a minimum of 10GB of data, listed in order of standard cost, lowest to highest, then by data allowance, largest to smallest. Use our comparison tool to see a wide range of plans from other providers. This table includes products with links to referral partners.

Motorola phone reviews

If you’re after something specific, check out the below articles for a deeper dive into some of the more popular Motorola models.

Are Motorola phones worth buying?

While Motorola may have fallen off from its original Razr heyday, its range of reasonably-priced smartphones – as well as the nostalgia-inducing Razr smartphone – can be hard to pass if you’re in the market for a new phone but aren’t looking to break the bank. With 5G compatible models also available, Motorola is also looking to keep pace in the ever-changing Australian telco market, meaning if you’re looking for something to help you further down the line as well, Motorola may be a strong contender for you to investigate further.

About the author of this page

Tara Donnelly

This page was written and is regularly updated by Canstar Blue’s Telco Editor, Tara Donnelly. Having spent over seven years writing for and editing telco comparison websites, she’s an expert in all things phone & internet, including NBN plans, wireless technology, the latest mobile devices and how to find the best deal for your family. She loves to highlight the next best deals, while also flagging the things you need to be aware of.

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