Moto G4 Play Announced: Here’s Everything You Need To Know

Lenovo/Motorola officials took the stage in New Delhi, India to unveil the future of the Moto G range smartphones. Lenovo has lifted the covers off three new Moto G devices for those who prefer to interact with their phones with one hand. Allow us to introduce you to the Moto G Plus, Moto G4, and the Moto G4 Play.

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Two of Lenovo’s Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus feature 5.5-inch 1080p display, while the third Moto G4 Play is less powerful version, with a 5-inch 720p display. But how different are these three models from each other? Let’s look out the features and specs for each device.

Moto G4 Play

Solely intended for the US market, this specific phone ship with a Snapdragon 410 CPU coupled with 2GB of RAM. An 8MP rear camera should provide decent shots, and for selfie purposes there is 5MP front-facing shooter. Storage comes in at 16GB expandable. Power is provided by a 2,800mAh battery. The device will be available in Black and White colors.

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In Brief

  • 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD display
  • 1.4 GHz quad-core 64-bit Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916) processor with Adreno 306 GPU
  • 2GB RAM with 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Dual SIM
  • Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • 8MP rear camera with LED flash, f/2.2 aperture, 1080p video recording
  • 5MP front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • Dimensions: 144.4x72x8.95-9.9 mm; Weight: 137g
  • 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, GPS
  • 2800mAh battery with Quick Charge

Compared to Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus here.

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Lenovo Moto G4 Specifications

  • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD display with Corning Gorilla glass 3 protection
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 617 (4 x 1.5GHz + 4 x 1.2GHz) processor with Adreno 405 GPU
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Dual SIM
  • Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
  • 13MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, 1080p video recording
  • 5MP front-facing camera with OmniVision OV5693 sensor, f/2.2 aperture, 84-degree wide-angle lens
  • Dimensions: 153×76.6×7.9 mm to 9.8 mm; Weight: 157g
  • Water repellent nano-coating
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • 4G LTE with VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
  • 3000mAh battery with Turbo Charging

 

And

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  • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD display with Corning Gorilla glass 3 protection
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 617 (4 x 1.5GHz + 4 x 1.2GHz) processor with Adreno 405 GPU
  • 3GB RAM with  32GB internal memory / 2GB RAM with 16GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Dual SIM
  • Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
  • 16MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, 1.3um pixel size, OmniVision sensor, f/2.0 aperture, Laser AF, PDAF, 1080p video recording
  • 5MP front-facing camera with OmniVision OV5693 sensor, f/2.2 aperture, 84-degree wide-angle lens
  • Dimensions: 153×76.6×7.9 mm to 9.8 mm; Weight: 155g
  • Fingerprint sensor, Water repellent nano-coating
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • 4G LTE with VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
  • 3000mAh battery with Turbo Charging

Lenovo is yet to announce any official pricing for the Moto G4, but first will be making G4 Plus exclusively available from Amazon India, starting from Rs 13,499 for the 16GB base model (approx $200) and Rs 15,000 for the 32GB model (US$225 approx). The Moto G4 will be made available in the UK in June for £169, with the Moto G4 Plus following later in the month for £199.