Motorola Moto G4 Plus FAQ, Doubts, Pros & Cons

Motorola has launched their latest smartphone the Moto G4 Plus along with the Moto G4. The Moto G4 Plus is the superior variant out of the two as it comes with a fingerprint sensor which is absent in the Moto G4 and comes with two variants having 3GB RAM and 2GB RAM. Both devices have similar display size of 5.5-inch with Full HD resolution and powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 SoC.

If you are looking to purchase the Moto G4 Plus and are having some doubts regarding the device, we have made a list of the most common doubts or questions which you might have regarding the device before purchasing it.

Motorola Moto G4 Plus faq and doubts

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Frequently Asked Question of Moto G4 Plus:

What is the Display size and Resolution of Moto G4 Plus?

The device sports a 5.5-inch Full HD display having 401 PPI pixel density with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Protection.

What are the Differences between Moto G4 Plus and Moto G4?

  • Moto G4 Plus has 3GB RAM with 32GB internal storage variant in comparison to the 2GB RAM with 16GB internal storage of the Moto G4
  • Moto G4 Plus has 16MP rear camera with Laser Autofocus along with PDAF and Moto G4 has 13MP rear camera
  • Moto G4 Plus has a Fingerprint sensor in the Home button on the front of the device, the Moto G4 does not have a Home button or a Fingerprint sensor.

How good is the Fingerprint sensor in the Moto G4 Plus?

The Fingerprint sensor is located in the Home button on the front of the device below the display. It is quite fast and is said to unlock the device in just 750 milliseconds.

How much internal storage is available to the user on first Boot?

In the 16GB variant approximately 10GB of storage space is available to the user on first boot. In the 32GB variant 26GB storage space is available on first boot in the Moto G4 Plus.

Does Moto G4 Plus support microSD card for expansion of storage space?

Yes, the smartphone supports storage expansion up to 64GB using microSD card.

What are the camera specs and how good is the camera in Moto G4 Plus?

The device comes with a 16MP rear camera with Omnivision PureCel optical sensor technology along with Laser Autofocus and PDAF. It comes with professional mode feature in camera app which lets you play around with the settings similar to the manual mode in DSLR.

Can you record 1080p or Full HD videos in Moto G4 Plus?

Yes, you can record 1080p or Full HD videos on Moto G4 Plus.

Does the Moto G4 Plus have Water and Dust Resistant feature?

No, the Moto G4 Plus and Moto G4 do not have the water resistant feature which was seen in its predecessor the Moto G 3rd Gen. But as Motorola mentioned that it can manage moderate to accidental spills or rain but not submerging in water.

What is the battery capacity and does it support Fast / Quick Charging?

The battery capacity of Moto G4 Plus is 3000mAh and it supports fast charging or as Motorola calls it “TurboPower Charging Technology”. With 15 minutes of charging you can get 6 hours of usage. The device comes with TurboPower 25 charger out of the box.

Does the Moto G4 Plus come with Android Marshmallow OS and will it get Android N update?

Yes, the devices comes with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS out of the box along with Moto Pure Software.

Does the Moto G4 Plus support 4G VoLTE?

The device supports VoLTE but we did not find it enabled out of the box.

What are the different variants of Moto G4 Plus and their prices?

There are two variants of the device based on the RAM and Internal Storage space available.

  • 2GB RAM / 16GB internal storage: Rs. 13499
  • 3GB RAM / 32GB internal storage: Rs. 14999

Moto G4 Plus Pros:

  • Good 5.5-inch Full HD display
  • 16MP rear camera with PDAF and features
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with minimal bloatware

Motorola Moto G4 Plus Cons:

  • Low battery capacity of 3000mAh
  • Overall Design (personally did not like the small square home button)

The Moto G4 Plus is great device and carrying on the legacy of its predecessor it comes packed with good specifications and decent design along with the inclusion of a Fingerprint sensor in the Home button. The OS is one thing which always attracts me with almost no bloatware and minimal Moto Apps it is nearly stock Android. One thing which is a let down is the lack of Water Resistance feature which was a great feature in Moto G 3rd Gen. Overall it is a decent device to get in the price range.

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