After releasing the Moto G4 Plus, Motorola is all set to launch the cheaper variant, Moto G4, into the Indian market on Wednesday. The two variants share all the specifications, except storage and camera.
Lenovo-owned company is yet to reveal the price of the Moto G4 but it shouldn't be very different from that of the Moto G4 Plus which is priced between 13,499 and Rs. 14,999. If priced between Rs. 10,000 and Rs. 13,000, the handset will have to compete with devices like Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) and OnePlus X.
Here is specification comparison of the Moto G4, Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) and OnePlus X to help you buy the smartphone that suits your taste:
The Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) and Moto G4 sport a 5.5-inch display with 1,080x1,920 pixels (401 ppi pixel density). The OnePlus X has a smaller 5-inch screen but boasts of sharper display with 1,080x1920 pixels (441 ppi pixel density).
The OnePlus X is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, while the Moto G4 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 617, and the Galaxy J7 (2016) has a Exynos 1.6Ghz octa-core.
The Galaxy J7 (2016) and Moto G4 run Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system while the OnePlus X run Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. However, it may be noted that the Galaxy J7 (2016) variant for China still runs Android 5.1 Lollipop.
The Galaxy J7 (2016) and OnePlus X have a 16GB internal memory (expandable up to 128GB via microSD card) and a 3GB RAM, while the Moto G4 has a 16GB internal storage (expandable up to 128GB via microSD card) and a 2GB RAM.
The Moto G4 has a 13MP main camera with f/2.0 aperture, autofocus and dual-LED (dual tone) flash, and a 5MP front-snapper with f/2.2 aperture. The Galaxy J7 (2016) mounts a 13MP main camera with f/1.9 aperture, 28mm, autofocus and LED flash, and a 5MP front-snapper with f/1.9 aperture, while the OnePlus X has a 13MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, 1/3" sensor size and 1.14 µm pixel size features, and an 8MP front-snapper with f/2.4 aperture.
The Moto G4 is powered by a 3,000mAh with Turbo charger, while the Galaxy J7 (2016) has a 3,300mAh battery, and the OnePlus X has a 2,525 mAh.
Conclusion: The devices are almost even in terms of display, with two having bigger screen and the other having a sharper picture. The OnePlus X scores higher in processor and share same storage with the Galaxy J7 (2016). The Moto G4 has an edge in battery for its Turbo charger that enables the phone to run for 6 hours with just 15 minutes of charging.