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Samsung Galaxy J2 2016 vs Motorola Moto G4: Which one is better?

Samsung has been steadily bringing out a wide range of budget smartphones in India under J series with new features. The Moto series is also a popular device among tech-savvy users because of its robust and durable build. After reading this article, you will know which smartphone to buy between Samsung Galaxy J2 2016 and Motorola Moto G4.


When it comes to display, the Galaxy J2 excels because it includes a 5-inch Super AMOLED HD display when compared to 5.5-inch FHD TFT display in Motorola Moto G4. The AMOLED display is capable of producing great visuals than the plain TFT display.

Processor, RAM, Storage

In Moto G4, you will be able to work with the Snapdragon 617 processor. However, the Galaxy J2 (2016) comes with less known Spreadtrum SC8830 processor. In terms of graphics performance, the Moto G4 ships with Adreno 405, which is considered to be standard than the Mali-400MP2 in the Galaxy J2 (2016).

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Talking about the internals, the Moto G4 is equipped with 2GB RAM, which is higher than the 1.5GB RAM in the Galaxy J2. Moreover, the Moto G4 comes with 16GB of internal storage with expansion capability up to 128GB. When you look at the Galaxy J2 (2016) it offers only 8GB of storage with same expansion capacity as Moto G4.

Camera and Battery

Even though both Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) and Moto G4 features a 5MP front-facing snapper paired with f/2.2 aperture, the Moto G4 comes with a 13MP enhanced rear sensor, as opposed to 8MP in the Galaxy J2 (2016). Moreover, the Moto G4 ships with dual-LED flash, which is missing in the Galaxy J2.

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After comparison, we can observe that the Moto G4 is equipped with a 3000mAh battery with fast charging technology, which is higher than 2600mAh included with Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016). Talking about the software front, both Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) and Motorola Moto G4 features Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, which is the latest platform.

Price Difference

The main attraction of Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) is that the device offers advanced features like smart glow, turbo speed technology (TST), S bike mode and 4G data saving. While the Moto G4 is priced at Rs. 12,499, the Galaxy J2 (2016) is available at Rs. 9,750 because of the small screen factor.


As always, the decision to pick one handset from two is a difficult task since both smartphones have their own features. Even though the Moto G4 comes with a higher display and better camera, we recommend Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) because the device comes with SAMOLED display and enhanced features at a budget price.

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