Lenovo ZUK Z1  Motorola Moto G4 (2GB RAM, 16GB)  
Lenovo ZUK Z1Motorola Moto G4 (2GB RAM, 16GB)
magic score88.777.7
PriceRs. 12,399 onwardsRs. 12,499 onwards
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Launch Date (India)May, 2016Jun, 2016
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.1, Expected upgrade to 6.0Android 6.0, Expected upgrade to 7.0
Display FeaturesIPS LCDIPS LCD, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)
Processor2.5 GHz1.5 GHz
Processor TypeQuad CoreOcta Core
Processor NameQualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801Qualcomm Snapdragon 617
GPUAdreno 330Adreno 405
Secondary Camera8.0 MP5.0 MP
Internal Memory64 GB16 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 128 GB
FM RadioYes
Thickness8.9 mm9.8 mm
Weight175 gm155 gm
Battery Capacity4100 mAh3000 mAh
Battery Standby (3G)526 hrsN/A
Battery Talktime (3G)38.00 hrsN/A
Other Battery ParametersBattery Standby (4G): 526 hrs, Battery Talktime (4G): 48.00 hrs, Audio Playback Time: 120 hrs, Video Playback Time: 15 hrsN/A
Fingerprint sensorYes
Editor's Note [Positives]
  • Nice, premium, polished design
  • Sturdy build quality
  • Given its large size, the weight is quite manageable at 175g
  • Excellent display, perhaps the best at this price point, with great colors and vibrance
  • CynogenMod 12 allows deeper control on the display - you can tweak the colour temperature, and choose different temperatures for day and night
  • The CyanogenMod UI allows a bunch of customisations, that will come in handy if you are a power user, but retains a nearly-stock Android interface
  • The UI is smooth and stable too, and performs well
  • Very good, lag-free performance, even given the somewhat old processor, which indicates how well the software has been optimized
  • Good front camera for selfies
  • Good rear camera in well lit conditions
  • Decent fingerprint sensor
  • Very good battery life - can last over a day fairly easily
  • Very good audio quality
  • If you like modding your smartphone, and have been waiting for a CyanogenMod-powered phone worth buying, this is it
  • The Zuk branded phones are also the only Lenovo devices where rooting won't void the warranty
  • 64GB internal memory
  • Excellent build quality
  • Stylish, slim design
  • Very good, sharp display
  • As is the case with all Moto smartphones, the G4 runs on a near-stock version of Android, plus the usual suite of Moto enhancements which include Moto Display (for ambient notifications) and Moto Actions (for gesture actions)
  • No unnecessary bloatware
  • Smooth, lag-free performance
  • Very good battery life - for moderate use cases, you can go nearly a day and half before having to charge the Moto G4
  • Turbo charging support
  • Good front and rear cameras
  • Good audio quality
  • The Moto Series is known for timely Android updates, which is a big plus point
Editor's Note [Negatives]
  • This isn't an ergonomic smartphone - it's quite wide, which puts single handed usage out of question
  • Rear camera could have been better under low-light conditions
  • The camera is also just a little slow in focus speed, compared to it's top competitors in this price range such as the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3
  • No fingerprint sensor, like the Moto G4 Plus
  • Rear camera is good, but a step behind the Moto G4 Plus
  • The bundled Turbo charger, although decent, isn't quite as quick as the one that comes with the Moto G4 Plus
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