Lenovo ZUK Z1  Motorola Moto G4 (2GB RAM, 16GB) 
Lenovo ZUK Z1 Motorola Moto G4 Plus
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Excellence Score
23.6
23.7
Value for Money Score
69.9
66.9
Price Rs. 8,599 onwards Rs. 9,999 onwards
Launch Date (India) May, 2016 Jun, 2016
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 5.1 Lollipop, Expected upgrade to 6.0 Marshmallow Android 6.0 Marshmallow, Upgradeable to 7.0 Nougat, Expected upgrade to 8.0 Oreo
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5.5 inches 5.5 inches
Screen Resolution 1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch) 1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch)
Display Features IPS LCD IPS LCD, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 2.5 GHz 1.5 GHz
Processor Type Quad Core Octa Core
Processor Name Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 Qualcomm Snapdragon 617
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 405
RAM 3 GB 2 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 13.0 MP 13.0 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features Optical Image Stabilization, 1.12 um Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, Burst Mode, Blue Glass Infrared Ray Filter, F/2.2 Aperture, 5-element Lens F/2.0 Aperture, Color Balancing Dual LED Flash, Professional Mode, Quick Capture, Best Shot, Tap (anywhere) to Capture, 4X Digital Zoom, Burst Mode, Auto HDR, Panorama, Drag to Focus & Exposure, Video Stabilization, Slow Motion Video
Secondary Camera 8.0 MP 5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features F/2.2 Aperture, Full HD Video Recording F/2.2 Aperture, Wide-Angle Lens, Display Flash
Internal Memory 64 GB 16 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 128 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM GSM+GSM
Thickness 8.9 mm 9.8 mm
Weight 175 gm 155 gm
Battery Capacity 4100 mAh 3000 mAh
Battery Standby N/A N/A
Battery Standby (3G) 526 hrs N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) 38.00 hrs N/A
Fast Charging
Other Battery Parameters Battery Standby (4G): 526 hrs, Battery Talktime (4G): 48.00 hrs, Audio Playback Time: 120 hrs, Video Playback Time: 15 hrs N/A
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Other Features WiFi Direct; WiFi Dual Band; USB Type-C; Noise Filtration Water repellent nano-coating; WiFi Direct; USB On-The-Go; Noise Filtration; Google Photos (Two years of storage at original quality)
2-minute Review [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
2-minute Review [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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