Moto G5 vs. Moto G4 – A New King of Budget Phones? 

Motorola released two very impressive phones last year, Moto G4 and G4 Plus. Let’s see if this year’s Moto G5 it will keep to the expectations that were set by the last year. With new all-metal designs, the phones look more premium than the ones from last year, but there are some significant changes on the hardware side too. Here’s all you need to know.

Moto G4 Specs: Chip Set, Internal Memory and Camera

Chip Set

G4 Plus offered a better camera and fingerprint sensor. This year, there are some significant differences between the two. You can choose between 2GB or 3GB of RAM on both devices, but the Plus model comes with a 2GHz Snapdragon 625 processor instead of the 1.4GHz Snapdragon 430 chip that is inside G5

The G5’s underwhelming processor is a disappointment especially considering last year’s G4 and G4 Plus came with a Snapdragon 617. You’re getting a 625 chip on the G5 Plus which is a step up from last year, while the standard G5 is arguably a step-down. You won’t notice the difference all these phones are fast enough to offer a smooth user experience.

Internal Memory

Last year G4 came with 16GB and the G4 Plus came with 16, 32, 64GB options, this year the Motorola did not make any changes at this category G5 comes with 16GB internal memory while the G5 Plus offers 32GB. And all of them have a micro SD card slot.


Motorola came last year with a camera of 13-megapixels with f/2.0 and a 5 megapixels front camera for G4 and G4 Plus. This Motorola thought to make some changes between these models so that G5 comes with a 13-megapixels f/2.0 setup, while G5 Plus offers a 12-megapixel sensor name Dual Autofocus Pixel that has 10 times more pixels on the sensor, that is supported by a f/1.7. Also, you can shoot videos in 4K while with G5 you can only shoot videos at Full HD.

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