Moto G3 has been released back in July 2015, while the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus are expected to arrive soon. Today we will compare these three devices and see what has changed over the last year.
The Moto G3 came with a plastic back with diagonal lines and a faux vertical strip that contains the rear camera and logo. It measures 142.1×72.4×11.6mm and weights 155 grams and it’s smaller than the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus, which measure 153×76.6×9.8mm and weight 155 grams. Their designs haven’t been unveiled yet.
The Moto G3 has an IPS LCD display of 5-inch that supports a resolution of 1280×720 pixels at 294 ppi. The Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus come with a bigger IPS LCD display of 5.5-inch that supports a higher resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at 401 ppi and it’s protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM
The Moto G3 features a Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 chipset, a quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.4GHz, an Adreno 306 graphics card and 1GB or 2GB of RAM. The Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus come with a Qualcomm MSM8952 Snapdragon 617 chipset, a quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.2GHz and a quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.5GHz and an Adreno 405 graphics card. The Moto G4 has 2GB of RAM while the Moto G4 Plus comes in three RAM variants of 2GB, 3GB and 4GB.
The Moto G3 has been released in two internal storage variants of 8GB and 16GB, which you can expand up to 32GB using a microSD card. The Moto G4 comes in two internal storage variants of 16GB and 32GB, but you can expand it up to 128GB using a microSD card. Finally, the Moto G4 Plus will be released in three internal storage variants of 16GB, 32GB and 64GB, which you will be able to expand up to 128GB using a microSD card.
The Moto G3 and Moto G4 sport a primary camera of 13MP that features dual-LED flash, autofocus, geo-tagging, touch focus, auto-HDR, panorama, face detection and a secondary camera of 5MP. On the other hand, the Moto G4 Plus has an improved primary camera of 16MP that features laser and phase detection autofocus, dual-LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, auto-HDR, face detection, panorama and a secondary camera of 5MP.
The Moto G3 has a non-removable battery of 2470 mAh, but the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus come with a 3000 mAh one, which is also non-removable.