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Moto G4 vs Moto G(3rd Gen) : What’s new & improved

After long teaser & leaks , today Lenovo launched the new devices from their new branding strategy. These devices are called the Lenovo Moto G4 & Moto G4 Plus. Both the devices are having nearly similar specs  but some small changes differentiate them. So here we will talk about the Moto G(3rd gen) which was launched last year & the recently launched Moto G4.


First lets just discuss about the design of both the devices. The Moto G 3rd gen was having a good design with purely polycarbonate body but this year , the company decided to provide an upgrade with meta frame around the edges. The Lenovo Moto G4  is having some other design changes also with textured back & slim design compared to last year’s model.

Specifications of Moto G4:

  • Display: 5.5 inch, Full HD 1080p,  401ppi
  • Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Nano-coating
  • Operating System: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Processor: 64-bit 1.5GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 (8 x ARM Cortex A53)
  • GPU: Adreno 405 @550 MHz
  • Storage: 16GB internal storage
  • Memory: 2GB of RAM
  • Rear Camera: 13 Megapixels with PDAF, Laser focus
  • Front Camera: 5 Megapixels , 84-degree Wide-Angle
  • Battery: 3000 mAh with Turbo Power fast charging(15 minutes charging can last upto 6hours)
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
  • Dual SIM: 4G + 3G

Specifications of Moto G 3rd Gen:

  • Display: 5-inch, HD 720,  ppi
  • Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Nano-coating
  • Operating System: Android 5.0 Lollipop, Marshmallow update available
  • Processor: 64-bit 1.4GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410
  • GPU: Adreno 306
  • Storage: 8GB16GB internal storage
  • Memory: 1GB/2GB of RAM
  • Rear Camera: 13 Megapixels
  • Front Camera: 5 Megapixels
  • Battery: 2470mAh battery
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
  • Dual SIM: 4G + 3G
Display 5.5-inch Full HD 1080p Display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 5-inche 720p display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Processor Octa-Core Snapdragon 617 Processor with Adreno 405 GPU Quad-Core Snapdragon 410 Processor with Adreno 306 GPU
RAM 2GB of RAM 1GB RAM (8GB variant), 2GB RAM (16GB variant)
Storage 16GB of internal with Micro SD card slot 8GB/16GB with microSD Card Slot
Main Camera 13 MP rear Camera with Laser focus, PDAF 13 MP rear Camera
Secondary Camera 5 MP Front Camera with 84-degree wide angle lens 5 MP front camera
Operating System Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 Android Lollipop 5.1, Marshmallow available
Colours Black and White Black and White
Battery 3000 mAh with Turbo Charging 2470 mAh
Connectivity 4G LTE, VoLTE,Dual SIM, WiFI, Bluetooth, GPS 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS
Other Features Water-Repellent Nano Coating IPX7 Water Resistance,
Dual front speakers
Removable back covers


Shivam Singh
Shivam defines himself as a gadget lover and likes to cover every news related to gadgets. He has more than 4 years of blogging experience and is Senior Editor at GadgetOx. He has been covering Tech and Gadget news on other well-known Tech sites WinCentral and Nokiapoweruser since long. His other interests include driving and traveling. Write to him at Email: [email protected]