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Motorola just announced two new Moto Gs

Engadget Engadget 17/05/2016 Aaron Souppouris
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Motorola has just announced a pair of phones, the Moto G4 and the Moto G4 Plus. Both phones share the same basic design with a 5.5-inch 1080p display, a Snapdragon 617 processor, 2GB of RAM and a 3,000mAh battery with fast charging. Where they differ is in the details: The Plus has a 16-megapixel rear camera with an f/2.0 aperture, "big pixels" and laser and phase detection autofocus. It also has a fingerprint sensor. The regular G has a 13-megapixel camera (likely the same as in the current generation G, and no biometric magic. Of course, both will be customizable with the company's Moto Maker service.

At the phones' launch event in India, Motorola spent a long time talking about the camera -- that seems to be the real incentive to spend the extra money on the Plus. The independent image analysis company DxOMark has apparently rated the Moto G Plus' photo quality ahead of iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, although this is only photo quality, and not the overall camera score, which also factors in video quality and other things.

Both phones represent a decent upgrade over the current generation, and at not much of a premium. We're still waiting on US pricing, but the UK versions will start at £169 for the regular, and £199 for the Plus. There's not much value in translating those prices into dollars, but what we can do is point to the starting point for the current Moto G: £149 in the UK, and $179 in the US. Seems like there'll be a slight price increase, but only $15 or so.

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