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

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

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Specs Comparison: Huawei Honor 8 vs Motorola Moto G4 Plus

Honor 8 runs on Android v6.0, and it 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. Honor 8 is backed up by octa-core (4×2.3GHz+4×1.8GHz) HiSilicon Kirin 950 chipset with 4GB RAM and has 32/64 GB storage. In the case of Moto G4 Plus, the smartphone runs with octa-core (4×1.5GHz+4×1.2GHz) Snapdragon 617 but with different combinations: 16GB storage-2GB RAM/ 32GB-3GB RAM/ 64GB-4GB RAM. For the same 4GB version, we can see that Honor 8 has the better processing power.

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. So Honor 8 can display better, but Moto G4 Plus has the more durable screen.

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Both have fingerprints sensors, although Honor 8 sensor is uniquely placed at the upper back while Moto G4 Plus sensor is placed at the phone’s Home button. In terms of camera features, both phones offer many similar features such as touch-focus and face-detections, but they differ greatly in terms of camera qualities. Moto G4 Plus has a main camera of 16MP  (f/2.0), can shoot 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 a dual primary 12 MP (f/2.2) cameras, able to 1080p videos at 120fps, and a frontal 8 MP camera (f/2.4)! Honor 8 wins in terms of photography.

Huawei Honor 8 vs Motorola Moto G4 Plus: elegance vs affordability

In Malaysia, Huawei Honor 8 price is at RM 1699 (418USD) and it comes in four different color options (black, white, navy blue and gold), while Motorola Moto G4 Plus price is much cheaper at RM 1159 (285USD) and comes in two versions (black and white). This depends on each user’s preference, but it is undeniable that Huawei Honor 8 has more notable camera and 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; however, it would be a good investment. Let us know what you think about this verdict!