The first Lenovo Moto smartphones are official now, and the company has launched the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus. The phones come with significant improvements over the previous generation of Moto G phones. The new Moto G4 smartphones get Android Marshmallow, good camera setup, decent looks, good built quality, good battery- everything’s good here is a very affordable package.

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However, some people believe that the Moto G4 and G4 Plus have reached the market late, and budget smartphones like the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 have already captured the market with great looks and greater specs. So will the Moto G4 and G4 Plus continue to be successful like the older Moto G phones? Or will the Redmi Note 3 prove its mettle once again?

Let’s compare the specs in this Moto G4 vs. Moto G4 Plus vs. Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 comparison.

 Lenovo Moto G4Xiaomi Redmi Note 3Lenovo Moto G4 Plus
AnnouncementMay 2016Jan 2016May 2016
Display5.5-inch, 1080p, Corning Gorilla Glass 35.5-inch, 1080p,5.5-inch, 1080p, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
ProcessorSnapdragon 617, 1.5GHz octa-coreSnapdragon 650, Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 & Dual-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72Snapdragon 617, Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
Rear Camera13-megapixel16 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash16 MP, f/2.0, phase detection & laser autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Front Camera5-megapixel5 MP, f/2.0, 1080p5 MP, auto-HDR
Memory16GB, 2GB RAM

Expandable with microSD up to 128GB
16 GB, 2 GB RAM
32 GB, 3 GB RAM

Expandable with microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
16 GB, 2 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4 GB RAM

Expandable with microSD, up to 128 GB (dedicated slot)
BatteryNon-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh batteryNon-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh batteryNon-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0 MarshmallowAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop (MIUI 7.0)Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Price-Starting Price Rs. 9,999Starting price Rs. 13,500