Compare: Xiaomi Mi4i Vs Moto G 3rd gen – Which one is best

Xiaomi Mi4i 16/32 GB Vs Moto G 3rd gen – Which one is best and which One to buy – Confused between Two?

Xiaomi Mi4i Vs Moto G 3rd gen

Xiaomi Mi4i Vs Moto G 3rd Gen

After the launch of Motorola Moto G 3rd Generation, Many questions are coming in the minds of the users that which one is the best Motorola Moto G 3rd gen or Xiaomi Mi4i 16GB/32GB. Which One to buy Xiaomi Mi4i 16GB/32GB or Moto G 3rd gen. Many people are getting very much confused between Moto G 3rd Gen and Mi4i 16GB/32 GB.

So, let’s discuss the difference between Mi4i 16GB/32GB and Motorola Moto G 3rd Generation 8GB/16GB. Which helps you in buying the best smartphone for you.

Compare: Xiaomi Mi4i 16/32 GB Vs Motorola Moto G 3rd Generation 8GB/16GB


  • Xiaomi Mi4i has a unibody design. Xiaomi Mi4i has 5-inch Touchscreen with JDI Display.  Xiaomi Mi4i has a full HD Display with 1920 x 1080 Pixels and 441 PPI (Per Pixel Inch). Xiaomi Mi4i has soft touch ultra-matte finish and anti-grease coating. Xiaomi Mi4i has also one good feature that is Sunlight display. Xiaomi Mi4i does not have a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 but has an alternative to that which is also good, strong, durable and protective.
  • Moto G 3rd gen has also a 5 inch display, 720p HD (1280 x 720) and approximately 294 PPI which is very low as compared to Xiaomi Mi4i, Moto G 3 has a Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
Winner: Xiaomi Mi4i

Hardware and Processor

  • Xiaomi Mi4i runs on a 64-bit Octa Core 615 Snapdragon 2nd Gen Processor, ARM Cortex A53 Architecture. Xiaomi Mi4i Comes with 16GB /32GB ROM and 2GB RAM.
  • Moto G 3rd Gen runs on 1.4 GHz Snapdragon 410 Quad Core Processor, Adreno 306 (GPU). Moto G 3rd Gen Comes with 8GB/16GB ROM and 1G/2GB RAM.
Winner: Xiaomi Mi4i

Operating System

  • Xiaomi Mi4i runs on Android Lollipop Version 5.0.2 and has MIUI (User Interface) not Stock Android. Limited Memory for apps and other data, not expandable (No external card slot).
  • Moto G 3rd Gen runs on the latest version of Android 5.1.1 (Stock Android). Apps can be moved to SD card and Memory is expandable upto 32GB.
Winner: Moto G 3rd Gen


  • Xiaomi Mi4i smartphone comes with a 13MP Sony/Samsung camera (Primary or Rear). It comes with an f/2.0 aperture and innovative technologies to adapt to all types of situations. It has a two-tone (dual tone) flash which assesses the room’s color temperature to replicate natural lighting and the Secondary camera or Front Camera for Selfie is 5MP and with Beautify feature added in Front Cam.
  • Moto G 3rd Gen smartphone also comes with 13MP Primary camera with dual tone led flash but is not as good as Xiaomi’s Camera. The Front camera or Secondary Camera is also 5MP in Moto G 3rd Gen but again it’s not as good as Xiaomi’s Camera.
Winner: Xiaomi Mi4i


  • Xiaomi Mi4i Comes with two 4G SIM Slots (Both Micro SIM) and Dual standby. The phone supports up to 16 LTE bands for ultra-fast internet connectivity. Bluetooth v 4.1, Wifi, USB Tethering, Wi-Fi Tethering (Hotspot), W-LAN Support, Wi-Fi Direct, Gyroscope Sensor, Light Sensor, Accelerometer, eCompass, Proximity Sensor.
  • Moto G 3rd Gen also comes with two SIM Slots 4G+3G (GSM+LTE). Not Dual Standby, Bluetooth v 4.0, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Tethering (Hotspot), USB Tethering. Accelerometer Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Sensor Hub.
Winner: Xiaomi Mi4i


  • Xiaomi Mi4i does not have a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 but instead of that is some other protective glass. Xiaomi Mi4i is also not a Water Resistant device.
  • Moto G 3rd Gen Comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 which helps in keeping the device away from Scratch’s and dust/dirt. Moto G 3rd Gen is a Water Resistant Device. So by, protection point of view Motorola Moto G 3rd gen is the best over Mi4i.
Winner: Moto G 3rd Gen


  • Xiaomi Mi4i Comes with a 3120 mAh 4.4V lithium-ion Polymer battery, Fast Charging available.
  • Moto G 3rd Gen Comes with 2470 mAh non-removable battery. No fast charging available.
Winner: Xiaomi Mi4i

Price and Availability

  • Xiaomi Mi4i is available in 5 different Colours: Grey – Black, White, Yellow, Blue Sky, and Pink. Xiaomi Mi4i is available on Flipkart, Amazon and Mi Store and is Priced Rs 12,999 (16GB) and 32 GB Rs 14,999. NOTE: 32GB Variant is available only on Mi Store.
  • Moto G 3rd Gen Comes with 2 Colours: Black and White. Moto G 3rd Gen is available only on Flipkart and is Priced Rs 11,999 for 8GB Variant and Rs 12,999 for 16GB Variant.

From the above discussion we found that Xiaomi Mi4i is the best device over Moto G 3rd Gen in terms of Camera, Display, Battery, Availability, Hardware and lags only in Protection and External Card Slot.

So, if you are going to use a phone for a long time then I would suggest you to buy Moto G 3rd gen because it is more durable than Xiaomi Mi4i and if you want to use phone for a short span of time then I would suggest you to buy Xiaomi Mi4i

Over to You

If you found some other differences also and which I haven’t mentioned in the above differences feel free to comment below in the comment Box. Your comments and time will be appreciated. Also, your comments are always welcomed.

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