The Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) has been released in April 2016, while the Motorola Moto G4 Plus has just arrived earlier this month. Today we will compare these two smartphones and let you decide which one of them suits your needs better.
The Galaxy J7 (2016) is measuring 151.7x76x7.8mm and weights 170 grams. Compared to its predecessor, it has a full metal design, instead of a plastic shell with a metal frame and it’s available in colors such as White, Black, Gold and Rose Gold. On the other hand, the Moto G4 Plus is thicker and lighter as it measures 153×76.6×9.8mm and weights 155 grams. Its back is made of plastic, it’s flat, but curved on the edges and the vertical strip that was expanding from the rear camera to the Moto logo was removed. However, the phone has now a metal frame that makes it look more premium.
The Galaxy J7 (2016) comes with a super AMOLED display of 5.5-inch that supports a resolution of 1280×720 pixels at 267 ppi. The Moto G4 Plus has an 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 Galaxy J7 (2016) comes in two variants, one that will feature an octa-core processor clocked at 1.6GHz (most likely Exynos 7870) and one that will feature a quad-core processor clocked at 1.2GHz and a quad-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz. The two smartphones variants will be backed by 2GB of RAM.
The Moto G4 Plus features 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, an Adreno 405 graphics card and 2GB, 3GB or 4GB of RAM.
The Galaxy J7 (2016) has been released with an internal storage variant of 16GB, which you can expand up to 128GB using a microSD card. The Moto G4 Plus comes in three internal storage variants of 16GB (2GB of RAM), 32GB (3GB of RAM) or 64GB (4GB of RAM), but you will be able to expand it up to 128GB using a microSD card.
The Galaxy J7 (2016) sports a primary camera of 13MP that features LED flash, autofocus, geo-tagging, face detection, HDR, panorama, touch focus and a secondary camera of 5MP. On the other hand, the Moto G4 Plus has a better primary camera of 16MP that features laser autofocus, phase detection autofocus, dual LED flash, geo-tagging, face detection, auto HDR, touch focus and a secondary camera of 5MP.
The Galaxy J7 (2016) has a removable battery of 3300 mAh, which is slightly more powerful than the non-removable 3000 mAh battery that the Moto G4 Plus comes with.