Motorola Moto G4 Plus vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 vs Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) Comparison

Motorola has launched its Motorola Moto G4 Plus and Moto G4 smartphones in the Indian market. While the former is now available to buy in the country, the latter will go on sale next month.

The Moto G4 Plus is priced at Rs. 13, 499 for 2GB RAM+16GB  storage variant and Rs. 14,999 for 3GB RAM+32GB storage variant. At this price point, the Moto G4 Plus will compete with the likes of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Samsung Galaxy J7 2016. Read on to find out how Motorola Moto G4 Plus vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 vs Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) compare with each other in terms on price, specifications and features.

Motorola Moto G4 Plus vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 vs Samsung Galaxy J7 2016

Motorola Moto G4 Plus vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 vs Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) Comparison

Here is a comparison of the three phones to help you pick the right one for yourself:

Device/Feature Motorola Moto G4 Plus Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016)
Price Rs. 13,499 / Rs. 14,999 Rs. 9,999 / Rs. 11,999 Rs. 15,990
Processor 1.5GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 617 Hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 1.6GHz octa-core Exynos 7870
Operating System Android 6.0 Marshmallow Android Lollipop with MIUI 7 Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Display 5.5-inch Full HD (1920×1080 pixels resolution, Corning Gorilla Glass 3) 5.5-inch Full HD (1920×1080 pixels resolution) 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED (1280×720 pixels resolution)
RAM 2GB/3GB 2GB/3GB 2GB
ROM 16GB/32GB (expandable up to 128GB via microSD card) 16GB/32GB (expandable up to 32GB via microSD card) 16GB (expandable up to 128GB using microSD card)
Rear Camera 16 mega pixel with dual LED flash, PDAF, OmniVision PureCell, 1.3um pixel size, f/2.0 aperture 16 MP, dual-tone LED Flash, PDAF, f/2.2 aperture 13 mega pixel with LED flash, Auto focus, f/1.9 aperture
Front Camera  5 mega pixel  5 mega pixel 5 mega pixel with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture
Battery 3000mAh with TurboCharging support 4000mAh 3300mAh
Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G LTE with VoLTE, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Hybrid Dual SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS Dual SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and NFC
Weight 155  grams 164 grams 169 grams
Fingerprint Sensor Yes Yes No

Design

The Moto G4 Plus features a plastic body with rounded frame and a textured back cover with good grip. The Galaxy J7 2016 features plastic back with brushed metal finish and metal frame along the edges. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 features a stunning unibody metal design.

Display

Motorola Moto G4 Plus and Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 feature 5.5-inch full HD displays with 1080p resolution. The Moto G4 comes with Gorilla Glass 3 protection against scratches. The Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 packs a 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED display with 1280×720 pixels resolution.

Camera

The Moto G4 Plus and Redmi Note 3 sport a 16 mega pixel camera on the rear with dual LED flash. The Galaxy J7 2016 comes with a 13 meha pixel primary camera with LED flash. All the three phones sport a 5 mega pixel front facing camera. The front camera of Galaxy J7 2016 is accompanied with an LED flash.

Hardware Specs

The Motorola Moto G4 Plus is powered by a 1.5GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 617 processor. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Galaxy J7 2016 are powered by hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 and octa-core Exynos 7870 processors respectively.

Moto G4 Plus and Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 come in two variants based on RAM and storage: one with 2GB RAM+16GB storage and the other with 3GB RAM+32GB storage. Both variants of both the phones support expandable storage via microSD card. The Galaxy J7 2016 houses 16GB of internal memory which can be expanded up to 128GB via micoSD card.

Battery & Connectivity

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is backed up by a massive 4000mAh battery followed by Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 with 3300mAh battery and Moto G4 Plus with 3000mAh battery.

Additional Feature

The Moto G4 Plus and Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 feature a fingerprint sensor for additional security. The Galaxy J7 2016 comes with an S Bike Mode that turns the phone into a bikers phone to avoid distraction. It avoids distraction of the bikers due to incoming calls and helps them to concentrate on the road.

Price

The Moto G4 Plus is priced at Rs. 13,499 for 2GB RAM+16GB storage variant and Rs. 14,999 for 3GB RAM+32GB storage variant. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 carries price tag of Rs. Rs. 9,999 for 2GB RAM+16GB storage version and  Rs. 11,999 for 3GB RAM+32GB storage variant. The Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 is the most expensive of the lot with a price tag of Rs. 15,990.

Verdict

The Galaxy J7 2016 is the most expensive smartphone in this comparison. It offers a unique S Bike mode, yet on spec-sheet, it lacks behind in display, RAM and rear camera department. It also lacks fingerprint sensor which is offered by the other two smartphones. The specifications and features of Moto G4 Plus and Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 are closely matched, but the price of Moto G4 Plus for the similar specs that Redmi Note 3 offers, is nearly Rs. 3,000 more. All the three smartphones in this comparison offer impressive specs, but Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 does so at the least possible price.

Which smartphone among Motorola Moto G4 Plus vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 vs Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016), do you think is better? Share your views with us in the comments section below!

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