Huawei Honor 8 vs Motorola Moto G4 Plus: 4GB RAM and 3000mAh

Huawei Honor 8 and Motorola Moto G4 Plus smartphones are both smartphones with 4GB RAM and batteries of 3000mAh, but which one is better? Let’s have a specs comparison between them!


Specs Comparison: Huawei Honor 8 vs Motorola Moto G4 Plus

Honor 8 running on Android v6.0, was released in July 2016. On the other hand, even though the Moto G4 Plus was launched sooner in May, it is working on Android v6.0.1 from the start. Moto G4 Plus is backed up by Snapdragon 617 chipset with 4GB RAM and has 32/64 GB storage. In the case of Honor 8, the smartphone runs with HiSilicon Kirin 950 with 64GB memory storage and 4GB RAM.

Both phones have fast battery charging for their non-removable 3000mAh batteries. Specifically, Honor 8 allows the user to have 47% battery in 30 minutes of charging. In terms of screen display, both phones have a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. However, Honor 8 screen has higher pixel density of ~423ppi with it’s smaller 5.2-inch screen, while Moto G4 Plus screen is at 5.5-inch with only ~401ppi but with protective Corning Gorilla Glass 3.


Both have fingerprints sensors, although Honor 8 sensor is uniquely placed at the upper back while Moto G4 Plus sensor is hidden in the phone’s Home button. In terms of camera features, both phones offer many similar features such as touch-focus and face-detections, but the differ greatly in terms of camera qualities. Moto G4 Plus main camera is 16MP  (f/2.0), 1080p videos at 30fps, as well as a front-facing 5 MP camera (f/2.2) auto-HDR. On the other hand, Honor 8 offers dual primary 12 MP (f/2.2) cameras, remarkable 1080p videos at 120fps, and frontal 8 MP camera (f/2.4)!

Conclusive verdict: elegance vs affordability

Huawei Honor 8 price is at 418USD for the 4GB RAM and it comes in four different color options (black, white, navy blue and gold), while Motorola Moto G4 Plus price is much cheaper at 285USD and comes in two versions (black and white). It is undeniable that Huawei Honor 8 has more notable camera specs, striking battery charging feature, as well as more polished exterior design with slimmer and lighter phone frame. Understandably, the features of Huawei’s smartphone are reflected in the price and, thus, it is a good investment for those who can afford it. For those who just want basic features, the Moto G4 Plus would be a better choice. Let us know what do you think about this verdict!