Motorola took the wraps off their 4th generation Moto G today in India and they come as pairs and not surprisingly called Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus.
The Moto G4 Plus will be available from midnight today and is an Amazon exclsuive, it comes in two variants with the 16GB variant priced at Rs 13,499, and 32GB variant at. Rs 14,499. Motorola says the Moto G4 would be available in the next month but without the finger print scanner, it will be a tough for the company to sell it. The Moto G4 Plus does include a FP scanner at the home button.
Both the phones share many common traits. Both the devices has a 5.5-inch display with a fullHD (1080×1920 pixels) resolution with a pixel density of 401ppi and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, powering both the device are similar internals Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 octa-core processor (MSM8952) SoC coupled with an Adreno 405 GPU and both have 3000mAh battery with TurboPower support and runs on Android Marshmallow 6.0. Both the phones have similar dimension weighing in at 155 grams, and measures 153×76.6×9.8mm, with its thinnest point being 7.9mm thick.
Now coming to the differences, the G4 Plus gets finger print scanner positioned at its home button but this feature is sorely missing in the Moto G4. Lack of finger print sensor could be dampening for the G4 and with the feature becoming mainstream in even sub-10,000 models, its puts the G4 in a tight spot.
Also, the G4 Plus has a 16-megapixel rear camera while the G4 contents with a 13-megapixel shooter. Also, the G4 Plus supports up to 128GB via microSD card.
The camera of G4 Plus has host of additions likef/2.0 aperture, OmniVision sensor, dual-LED flash, laser auto-focus, and Phase Detection Auto-focus support(PDAF) . The camera also has features like Professional mode with manual controls, Auto HDR, and Panorama among others. At the front it holds a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with an 84-degree wide field of view and f/2.2.
Both the devices have dual-SIM support and also is VoLTE connectivity and will be available in black and white variants.