Motorola Moto G4 Plus (3GB RAM, 32GB)OnePlus 2 64GB
Motorola Moto G4 Plus (3GB RAM, 32GB)
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magic score81.367.5
PriceRs. 14,999 onwardsRs. 19,999 onwards
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Launch Date (India)May, 2016Aug, 2015
Smartphone OSAndroid 6.0, Upgradeable to 7.0Android 5.1, Upgradeable to 6.0, Expected upgrade to 7.0
Display FeaturesIPS LCD, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)IPS LCD, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 4)
Processor1.5 GHz1.8 GHz
Processor NameQualcomm Snapdragon 617Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 (64 bit)
GPUAdreno 405Adreno 430
RAM3 GB4 GB
VoLTEYes
Camera16.0 MP13.0 MP
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)Yes (4K)
Internal Memory32 GB64 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 128 GB
FM RadioYes
Thickness7.9 mm9.85 mm
Weight155 gm175 gm
Battery Capacity3000 mAh3300 mAh
Editor's Note [Positives]
  • Nice, sleek design
  • The rounded metal frame coupled with the rubber back cover offers good ergonomics and grip
  • Fairly slim at 7.9mm
  • Has good weight distribution, so it doesn't feel heavy
  • Good build quality
  • Well placed physical buttons (volume and power)
  • Very good display - excellent sunlight legibility, punchy colours, good black levels, and Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • As is the case with all Moto smartphones, the G4 Plus 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)
  • Without any bloatware slowing it down, the G4 Plus is an all-round snappy performer, and performs well on benchmark tests (although a notch below the top performer in this price group - the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3)
  • Very good multi-tasking performance too with 3GB of RAM
  • The 16-megapixel camera sensor is accompanied by a dual-tone LED flash and a laser autofocus system, which is a substantial upgrade over earlier versions
  • On the whole, this is probably the best camera in this price range
  • The camera app too is significantly improved from earlier versions
  • Image quality for landscapes and macros in daylight is much better than before, with good level of detail and fairly accurate colours
  • Video recording quality is good in both daylight and low light
  • The front camera also manages some detailed selfies when the lighting is good
  • Another neat addition is the ability to directly read barcodes and QR codes from within the camera app
  • Very good fingerprint sensor (fast and accurate)
  • Good video playback - high bitrate, and Full HD videos are handled well
  • Single loudspeaker is loud enough for alerts and general media playback
  • Very good battery life - for moderate use cases, you can go nearly a day and half before having to charge the Moto G4 Plus
  • Supports TurboPower for fast charging of the battery
  • The Moto Series is known for timely Android updates, which is a big plus point
  • Great build quality
  • Premium design, with magnesium alloy frame
  • Good ergonomics - the sandstone rear offers excellent grip
  • Nifty alert slider - a three-way slider button on the left edge that essentially switches between the three notification modes on Android
  • Very good, sharp display - has very good viewing angles, natural color reproduction, and decent sunlight legibility
  • Oxygen OS is a nice and light (almost-stock) Android UI, and works well - issues with earlier versions of Oxygen OS are now sorted
  • Excellent speed/performance backed by powerful hardware
  • LPDDR4 RAM gives a seamless multi-tasking experience on the phone
  • Good camera - images are sharp and have good color reproduction
  • Excellent loudspeaker
  • Excellent audio quality
  • Decent call quality
  • Decent battery life
  • Decent fingerprint scanner
Editor's Note [Negatives]
  • One feature that's missing from earlier versions of Moto G is the water and dust resistance
  • Bundled earphones are average
  • No NFC support
  • Tends to heat up when put under stress (during heavy gaming, and extended camera use)
  • No magnetometer/compass
  • No NFC
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