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The Motorola Moto G4 Plus and Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) are two new smartphones that have been released in May 2016 and April 2016. Today we will compare these two handsets and we will let you decide which one of them suits your needs better.


The Moto G4 Plus measures 153×76.6×9.8mm and weights 155 grams. It has a similar design as the previous Moto G 2015, featuring a plastic chassis, but with a more premium appearance, as the device has front speakers, a metal frame and even the ring around the rear camera is made of metal. On the other hand, the Galaxy J5 (2016) is slimmer and heavier as it measures 145.8×72.3×8.1mm and weights 159 grams. It has a removable shell made of plastic and a metal frame that protects the sides.


The Moto G4 Plus has an IPS LCD display of 5.5-inch that supports a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at 401 ppi. The Galaxy J5 (2016) comes with a smaller super AMOLED display of 5.2-inch that supports a lower resolution of 1280×720 pixels at 282 ppi.

Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM

The Moto G4 Plus features a Qualcomm MSM8952 Snapdragon 617 chipset, a quad-core Cortex A53 processor clocked at 1.2GHz and a quad-core Cortex A53 processor clocked at 1.5GHz, an Adreno 405 graphics card and 2GB, 3GB or 4GB of RAM. The Galaxy J5 (2016) has a Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 chipset, a quad-core Cortex A53 processor clocked at 1.2GHz, an Adreno 306 graphics card and 2GB of RAM.


The Moto G4 Plus has been released in three internal storage variants of 16GB, 32GB and 64GB, while the Galaxy J5 (2016) comes with an internal storage of 16GB. Both devices feature a microSD card slot that supports memory cards up to 128GB for storage expansion.


The Moto G4 Plus sports a primary camera of 16MP that features laser autofocus, dual-LED flash, touch focus, face detection, auto HDR, panorama, touch focus and a secondary camera of 5MP. The Galaxy J5 (2016) has a primary camera of 13MP that features LED flash, autofocus, geo-tagging, face detection, touch focus and a secondary camera of 5MP.


The Moto G4 Plus comes with a non-removable battery of 3000 mAh, which is slightly less powerful than the removable 3100 mAh battery of the Galaxy J5 (2016).

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