Motorola Moto G Turbo Edition vs Samsung Galaxy J7 vs Xiaomi Mi 4 Comparison: Which One Should You Buy

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 Mi4

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
CPU Octa-core Octa-core Quad-core
GPU Adreno 405 Mali-T720MP2 Adreno 330
RAM 2GB 1.5GB 3GB
Memory 16GB 16GB 16GB
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.

Operating System

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.

Display

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.

Camera

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.

Storage

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.

Battery

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.

Connectivity

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.

Additional Features

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.

Price

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.

Verdict

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.

Which handset among Motorola Moto G Turbo Edition vs Samsung Galaxy J7 vs Xiaomi Mi 4 do you think is better? Share your views with us in the comments section below.

Also Read: Motorola Moto G Turbo Edition vs Moto G (Gen 3) Comparison

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