Motorola Moto G 3rd Gen vs Xiaomi Mi 4i: Specs Comparison

Motorola has recently launched Moto G 3rd gen in India. And in the same budget segment, Xiaomi also launched its flagship Mi 4i for Indian market. If you are in dilemma of choosing the right smartphone between these two smartphones, this quick comparison of major specs and features of both the smartphones can come handy.

Moto G vs Mi 4i

Display

Xiaomi Mi 4i and Moto G (3rd Gen.), both sports a 5-inch display screen. The only difference in displays of both the smartphones is Xiaomi Mi 4i comes with a 1080p Full HD display whereas, you will get 720p HD display with Moto G 3rd Generation.

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CPU/RAM

Xiaomi Mi 4i comes packed with a 64-bit Snapdragon 615 chipset processor, which is an octa core processor. You will get 2GB RAM with the processor and onboard Adreno 405 GPU. Coming to the processor of 3rd Gen Moto G, you will get a 1.4GHz Quad Core processor, which is Snapdragon 410 chipset processor coupled with 2GB RAM. In terms of processor, Xiaomi Mi 4i is one step ahead of Moto G.

Storage

The 3rd Generation Moto G is available in two storage options which are 8GB and 16GB. Motorola has added option to add external micro SD card of storage space up to 32GB to the device. Xiaomi Mi 4i comes with 16GB and 32GB of internal storage options. Sadly there is no option to pop up a memory card in the Xiaomi Mi 4i.

Battery

Xiaomi Mi 4i draws its power from a 3,120mAh battery, which is bigger when compared with the 2,470mAh battery in the Moto G. Motorola claims that Moto G can easily last for an entire day with the 2,470mAh battery.

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Software

In terms of software, you will get Android Lollipop on both Xiaomi Mi 4i and Moto G (3rd Gen). Mi 4i comes with MIUI 6 out of the box, which is Xiaomi’s own user interface whereas, Moto G comes with Vanilla Android OS, which helps in delivering stock Android experience on the device.

Features Xiaomi Mi 4i Moto G (3rd Gen)
Display: 5-inch 1080p 5-inch 720p
Processor: 1.7GHz Snapdragon 615 octa-core 1.4 GHz Snapdragon 410
RAM: 2GB 1GB/2GB
Camera: 13-megapixel/5-megapixel 13-megapixel/5-megapixel
Storage: 16GB 8GB/16GB expandable
Battery: 3,120mAh 2,470mAh
OS: Android Lollipop (MIUI 6) Android 5.1 Lollipop
Price: Rs 12,999 Rs 12,999

Price

Xiaomi Mi 4i and Motorola Moto G (3rd Generation), both are available for Rs. 12,999. The 16GB variant of the Xiaomi Mi 4i is available in grey and white color options, whereas Moto G 3rd Gen is available in black and white color options in 8GB and 16GB storage variants. Xiaomi Mi 4i is available to buy on Flipkart and Amazon.in whereas Moto G 3rd Gen is available to buy on Flipkart only.

Wrap-up

Xiaomi Mi 4i is the overall winner when compared with the Moto G (3rd Gen), however, Moto G gives a good competition to Mi 4i as it comes with stock Android OS and water resistance capability. Which smartphone do you think surpasses the other? Share your feedback using the comments section below.

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