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Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1681) vs Motorola Moto X4 (XT1900-04)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto G5 Plus vs Motorola Moto X4 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola Moto X4 XMotorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1681)06Points
Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1681)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

12
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
13PointsMotorola Moto X4 (XT1900-04)Compare Motorola Moto G5 Plus X
Motorola Moto X4 (XT1900-04)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

12
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Moto X4 (XT1900-04)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Moto G5 Plus (XT1681)6 Advantages Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1681)vsMoto X4 (XT1900-04)13 Advantages Motorola Moto X4 (XT1900-04)
+32GB (22GB available)29%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (17GB available)
+eMMC 5.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC
+155 grams (5.43 ounces)5%
Lighter
vs163 grams (5.71 ounces)
+1/2.5" inches2%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.55" inches
+f/1.7 (aperture)18%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
2GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR450%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
9.7 millimeters (0.38 inches)vs+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)21%
Thinner
(back) 12MPvs+(dual camera) 12MP + 8MP67%
Higher resolution main camera
Dual-LED flashvs+Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraAdvantage
The Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera helps in dark places or in low light
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 16MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 8.1 Oreovs+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps50%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
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.
Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)vs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

36 Common items in both devices
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
Aluminum body, glass front / Aluminum frame, glass front/back
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
1080x1920 pixels
424 PPI
+29 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMotorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1681)Motorola Moto X4 (XT1900-04)
ModelMoto G5 Plus (XT1681)Moto X4 (XT1900-04)
Other model namesLenovo Moto G5 Plus XT1681G (32GB +2GB RAM), Motorola PotterLenovo Moto X4 XT1900 32GB, Moto X4 Single-Sim (2017)
Country or region available(Latin America)ColombiaMexico
(Latin America), Colombia, Mexico
(Latin America)
(Latin America)
BrandMotorolaMotorola
Release dateMarch, 2017October, 2017
Depth9.7 millimeters (0.38 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)74 x 150.2 millimeters (2.91 x 5.91 in)73.4 x 148.35 millimeters (2.89 x 5.84 in)
Weight155 grams (5.43 ounces)163 grams (5.71 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)IP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1681)Motorola Moto X4 (XT1900-04)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareMotorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1681)Motorola Moto X4 (XT1900-04)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SDM630 (14nm)
CPU processor2Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 506 650MhzQualcomm Adreno 508 650Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (17GB available)
eMMC
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayMotorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1681)Motorola Moto X4 (XT1900-04)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.2" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~67.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~68.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x1920 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksMotorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1681)Motorola Moto X4 (XT1900-04)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps450/50 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 700/850/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,12,17,28)LTE Cat9 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 28)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingMotorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1681)Motorola Moto X4 (XT1900-04)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraMotorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1681)Motorola Moto X4 (XT1900-04)
Back camera (main camera)12 megapixels(dual camera)
12 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashDual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.5" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraMotorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1681)Motorola Moto X4 (XT1900-04)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.1" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1µm pixel
MultimediaMotorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1681)Motorola Moto X4 (XT1900-04)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityMotorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1681)Motorola Moto X4 (XT1900-04)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1681)Motorola Moto X4 (XT1900-04)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Lunar Grey, Fine Gold
- TurboPower charging: 6h in 15min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Super Black, Sterling Blue, Silver
- Android One
- 3D glass back panel
- TurboPower charging: 6h in 15min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyMotorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1681)Motorola Moto X4 (XT1900-04)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateMotorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1681)Motorola Moto X4 (XT1900-04)
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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