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Moto G & Moto G Plus (4th Gen)

Posted on the 18 May 2016 by Jyoti Arora @Jy0tiAr0ra
Moto Plus (4th Gen)Moto G & Moto G Plus (4th Gen)

Adding to the lineup of its Moto G devices, Motorola has launched the 4th Moto G and Moto G Plus in India. As can be guessed from the names, Moto G Plus has higher specification than Moto G.

Moto G (4th Gen) is being declared as the thinnest Moto G ever. It has 5.5" full HD display. It is equipped with Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 617 (MSM8952) processor, 2 GB RAM and 16 GB ROM. The battery of Moto G is 3000 mAh. It has 13 MP primary camera and 5 MP front camera. The TurboPower™ feature of Moto G can charge the device for upto six hours of power in just 15 minutes.

Moto G Plus (4th gen) also has 5.5 inch display. Moto G Plus too is equipped with Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 617 (MSM8952) processor. G Plus scores over Moto G in terms of memory. It is available in 16 GB ROM/2GB RAM and 32 GB ROM /3 GB RAM memory variants. The battery is 3000 mAh.

The new G Plus has 16 MP rear camera and 5 MP primary camera. It has Laser Focus and Phase Detect Autofocus that helps in clicking photos quickly, even in low light conditions.

Moto Plus (4th Gen)
Moto G & Moto G Plus (4th Gen)

Moto G Plus (4th gen.) is also equipped with OmniVision's PureCel®Plus image sensors and optical sensor technology. This enhances the pixel performance and helps in giving more detailed images.

The new Moto G and Moto G Plus have a fingerprint sensor that can help keep the phone secure from prying eyes. It can also be used to authorize purchases on the Google Play Store.

Moto G will be available in India from June, 2016. Moto G Plus is available now exclusively on at the price of INR 13,499.

The special launch offers on include:

  • INR 15,000 worth Gocash from Goibibo
  • Kindle ebook's worth INR 1000
  • Moto Pulse2 headphone at just INR 499
  • A chance to win Moto 360 (2nd Gen)
  • 100% cashback to few lucky customers - (Amazon app only offer)
Key Specifications of Moto G (4th) and Moto G Plus (4th) Storage3 and memory (RAM)

Storage options*

Moto G: 16 GB

Moto G Plus: 16, 32 GB

Memory (RAM) options*

Moto G: 2 GB

Moto G Plus: 2 & 3 GB

Removable storage that supports up to 128 GB microSD card (sold separately)

*Actual available capacity of user storage and internal memory is less because the operating system, software and other functions utilize part of this capacity. The available capacity may change when you upgrade the device.


Height: 153mm

Width: 76.6mm

Depth: 7.9 - 9.8mm (at camera)

Bands (by model)


GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)

UMTS/HSPA+ (850, 900, 2100 MHz)

4G LTE (B1, 3, 5, 8, 40)

Moto G PlusXT1643

GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)

UMTS/HSPA+ (850, 900, 2100 MHz)

4G LTE (B1, 3, 5, 8, 40)

*Band coverage varies by model, country, and carrier.

Rear camera

Moto G: 13 MP

Moto G Plus: 16 MP with laser auto-focus and phase detect auto-focus (PDAF)

f/2.0 aperture

Color balancing dual LED flash

Professional Mode

Quick Capture

Best Shot

Tap (anywhere) to capture

4X digital zoom

Burst mode

Auto HDR


Drag to focus & exposure

Video Stabilization

1080p HD video (30 fps)

Slow Motion video

Active viewfinder (recognizes QR codes and barcodes)

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