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Motorola Moto G4 Plus (XT1641) vs LG Nexus 5X (H791 16GB)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto G4 Plus vs LG Nexus 5X phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare LG Nexus 5X XMotorola Moto G4 Plus (XT1641)09Points
Motorola Moto G4 Plus (XT1641)
5.5"
IPS

1080x1920

16
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG Nexus 5X (H791 16GB)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

12.4
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

2700
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? LG Nexus 5X (H791 16GB)

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Moto G4 Plus (XT1641)9 Advantages Motorola Moto G4 Plus (XT1641)vsNexus 5X (H791 16GB)13 Advantages LG Nexus 5X (H791 16GB)
+32GB (22GB available)120%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (10GB available)
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+5.5"6%
Larger screen
vs5.2"
+(back) 16MP29%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12.4MP
+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+Android 8.1 OreoAdvantage
Android 8.1 Oreo is newer and safer
vsAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
+3000 mAh11%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2700 mAh
+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
1.5GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+1.8GHz 64bit Hexa-Core18%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
155 grams (5.43 ounces)vs+136 grams (4.76 ounces)14%
Lighter
9.8 millimeters (0.39 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)24%
Thinner
401 PPIvs+424 PPI6%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
4.1 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

28 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR3
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
1080x1920 pixels
Dual-LED flash
Only digital zoom
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
+21 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Motorola Moto G4 Plus (XT1641)LG Nexus 5X (H791 16GB)
ModelMoto G4 Plus (XT1641)Nexus 5X (H791 16GB)
Other model namesMotorola Moto G4 XT1641 32GB, Moto G Plus 4th generationGoogle Nexus 5X, LG H791, LG Bullhead
Country or region availableCanadaMexico
Canada, Mexico
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandMotorolaLG
Release date5/17/201610/20/2015
Depth9.8 millimeters (0.39 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)76.6 x 153 millimeters (3.02 x 6.02 in)72.6 x 147 millimeters (2.86 x 5.79 in)
Weight155 grams (5.43 ounces)136 grams (4.76 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Not supported

🤖 Operating System

Motorola Moto G4 Plus (XT1641)LG Nexus 5X (H791 16GB)
System versionAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 8.1 Oreofeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Motorola Moto G4 Plus (XT1641)LG Nexus 5X (H791 16GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992 (20nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.5GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.4GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 405 550MhzQualcomm Adreno 418
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Motorola Moto G4 Plus (XT1641)LG Nexus 5X (H791 16GB)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)16GB (10GB available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Motorola Moto G4 Plus (XT1641)LG Nexus 5X (H791 16GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.5" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~69.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)401 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Motorola Moto G4 Plus (XT1641)LG Nexus 5X (H791 16GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 700/850/1700/1800/1900/2600 (Bands 2,3,4,5,7,12,17,28)LTE Cat6 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,9,17,18,19,20,26,28), TD-LTE 2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Motorola Moto G4 Plus (XT1641)LG Nexus 5X (H791 16GB)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels12.4 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4056x3046 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.3" inches
Pixel size1.3µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Motorola Moto G4 Plus (XT1641)LG Nexus 5X (H791 16GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Motorola Moto G4 Plus (XT1641)LG Nexus 5X (H791 16GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFM (RDS)Not supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263, DivX
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Motorola Moto G4 Plus (XT1641)LG Nexus 5X (H791 16GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Motorola Moto G4 Plus (XT1641)LG Nexus 5X (H791 16GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Fingerprint sensor
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Motorola Moto G4 Plus (XT1641)LG Nexus 5X (H791 16GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh2700 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered20 hours
Standbyfeature not registered420 hours (17.5 days)

➕ Other features

Motorola Moto G4 Plus (XT1641)LG Nexus 5X (H791 16GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, White
- Moto Maker, Moto Pure
- Quick Charge 3.0
- TurboPower charging: 6h in 15min
- Colors: Black, White, Light blue
- Oleophobic coating
- Fingerprint sensor
- Sony IMX377 sensor camera
- Laser autofocus camera
- 1.55µm pixel size
- Fast charging: up to 3h40min of use in 10min

☢️ Radiation rate

Motorola Moto G4 Plus (XT1641)LG Nexus 5X (H791 16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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