Motorola has launched the Moto G Turbo Edition in India. It is the refined variant of Motorola Moto G 3rd Gen that was launched earlier this year. As a refreshed variant, it comes with few upgrades over the 3rd Gen Moto G such as different processor, Turbo quick charge support and IP67 rating for water and dust resistance.
At price point of Rs. 14,499, it will compete with the likes of Samsung Galaxy J7 and Xiaomi Mi 4. Scroll down to find out how Motorola Moto G Turbo Edition vs Samsung Galaxy J7 vs Xiaomi Mi 4 compare with each other in terms of specifications, features and price.
Motorola Moto G Turbo Edition vs Samsung Galaxy J7 vs Xiaomi Mi 4 Comparison
|Device/Features||Motorola Moto G Turbo Edition||Samsung Galaxy J7||Xiaomi Mi4|
|Price||Rs. 14,499||Rs. 14,999||Rs. 14,999|
|Display||5-inch HD, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection||5.5-inch HD, sAMOLED||5-inch IPS LCD, Corning OGS Glass|
|Resolution||1280×720 pixels||1280×720 pixels||1920×1080 pixels|
|SoC||Qualcomm Snapdragon 615||Exynos 7580||Qualcomm Snapdragon 801|
|GPU||Adreno 405||Mali-T720MP2||Adreno 330|
|MicroSD||Yes – up to 32GB||Yes – up to 128GB||No|
|Battery||2470mAh with TurboPower charger||3000mAh||3080 mAh with Quick Charge 2.0|
|Rear Camera||13 MP, Auto Focus, Dual LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture||13 MP, Auto Focus, LED Flash||13 MP, Auto Focus, LED Flash|
|Front Camera||5 MP||5 MP with LED flash||8 MP|
|Dimensions & Weight||142.1×72.4×11.6 mm, 155 grams||152.5×78.7×7.5 mm, 172 grams||139.2×68.5×8.9 mm, 149 grams|
|Connectivity||Dual SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth||Dual SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth||Single SIM, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth|
|OS||Android 5.1 Lollipop||Android 5.1 Lollipop||Android 4.4 KitKat with MIUI 6|
|Additional Features||IP67 certified||Ultra Data saving||–|
Processor & RAM
The Motorola Moto G Turbo and Samsung Galaxy J7 are powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 and Exynos 7580 SoC’s respectively. The former is paired with 2GB of RAM while the latter comes with 1.5GB of RAM. Xiaomi Mi4 is armed with a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor coupled with 3GB of RAM.
The Motorola Moto G Turbo Edition and Samsung Galaxy run Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system while Xiaomi Mi4 runs Android 4.4 KitKat wrapped under MIUI 6.
Moto G Turbo Edition and Galaxy J7 feature 5-inch and 5.5-inch HD displays respectively with 1280×720 pixels resolution. Xiaomi Mi4 flaunts a 5-inch full HD display with 1920×1080 pixels resolution.
All three smartphones sport a 13 mega pixel auto focus rear camera. The Moto G Turbo Edition comes with dual LED flash while the other two phones feature single LED flash. The Moto G Turbo and Xiaomi Mi4 sport 5 mega pixel and 8 mega pixel front snappers respectively. The Galaxy J7 sports a 5 mega pixel front facing camera with LED flash.
All the three smartphones stand at 16GB of internal memory. While the Moto G Turbo Edition and Samsung Galaxy J7 support expandable storage up to 32GB and 128GB, Xiaomi Mi4 lacks microSD card support.
The Moto G Turbo Edition is backed up by a 2470mAh battery with TurboPower charger support that gives 6 hours of power in just 15 minutes of charging. The Samsung Galaxy J7 and Xiaomi Mi4 are fueled by 3000mAh and 3080mAh batteries respectively. Xiaomi Mi4 supports Quick Charge 2.0.
Moto G Turbo and Galaxy J7 again have a tie in this round. They offer dual SIM support, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth as connectivity options. Xiaomi Mi4 comes with single SIM support and 3G connectivity.
Motorola Moto G Turbo flaunts its IP67 rating for resistance against dust and water. Samsung Galaxy J7 comes with ultra data saving mode and mixed radio service.
Samsung Galaxy J7 and Xiaomi mi4 are priced at Rs. 14,999 whereas the Moto G Turbo Edition costs Rs. 500 less and is priced at Rs. 14,499.
Motorola Moto G Turbo and Samsung Galaxy J7 are closely matched in specifications. Both share similar specifications except a few differences such as Moto G Turbo comes with IP67 rating and offers more RAM while Galaxy J7 is fueled by a larger battery and supports more expandable storage. Xiaomi Mi4 on the other hand, comes with better display resolution, massive battery, better front facing camera. There are few areas where Xiaomi Mi4 disappoints us a bit. It comes with single SIM support, does not support 4G LTE and runs Android 4.4 KitKat which is rather dated considering that Android Lollipop and Marshmallow have already been rolled out.
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