Saturday, October 01, 2016

Moto G4, G4 Plus Specs: Is It Worth Your Money?

Moto G4, G4 Plus Specs: Is It Worth Your Money?

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The Moto G4 and G4 Plus finally releases in the United States this week. If you’re from the region, or you’re simply hearing about this device now, we round up what sources have to say about the new Motorola offering.

The Motorola official website offers a detailed rundown of the Moto Generation 4’s specifications.

The device operates with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and runs with a 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 octa-core processor. As for its memory, the Moto G4 sports a 16GB/23GB internal storage and 2GB RAM. Storage is expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card.

For a budget phone priced at $200 (AU$ 264.49), the Moto G4 packs a powerful battery. The official Motorola website details that the device has an all-day battery at 3,000 mAh with TurboPower charging capability. This function offers future users of the device 6 hours of power from 15 minutes of charging.

If you’re more into the camera functions, the device is equipped with a 13-megapixel primary camera and a 5-megapixel front camera. Although the camera feature and storage capacity falls lower compared to other budget smartphones around the $200 price range, a unique feature sets the Moto G4 apart from its competitors.

As per the Motorola official website, users can personalize their device through Moto Maker “with unique combinations of colors, storage amounts, engravings and more.”

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People who prefer a personal touch over a generic design/color should find this feature attractive.

The Moto G4 verdict

Gizmag offers early impressions on the Moto G4 and the G4 Plus. As overview, the website’s verdict on the devices are “extremely positive”.

The website details that initial use of the device showed exemplary performance in the display front. Gizmag also shares that the Moto 4 offered a “quick performance” and a camera which turned out better than expected.

If you’re also curious as to how the Moto G4 differs from the G4 Plus, Gizmag explains. According to the website, the G4 Plus has everything the Moto G4 has to offer, only with additional features. Among these added specs are a fingerprint sensor and a higher-end camera at 16-megapixels.

As for price, the G4 Plus markets around $250 (AU$ 330.61).

Hence, if the price and the specs of the Moto G4 and G4 Plus be matched, it’s easy to see that the verdict is yes, the devices are worth your money.

The Moto G4 and G4 Plus are available in the Motorola official website.