Lenovo had announced two new devices, the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus last month. The Moto G4 Plus was made available soon after the announcement. Now, the company has launched the Moto G4 in India. The device is powered by an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor paired with 2 GB of RAM. The device is quite similar to the G4 Plus and it comes with some minor downgrades. We bring to you a dedicated camera review of the Lenovo Moto G4.

Lenovo Moto G4 (4)

Lenovo Moto G4 Coverage

How is Moto G4 Different From Moto G4 Plus?

Camera Hardware Table

ModelLenovo Moto G4
Rear Camera 13 Megapixel
Front Camera 5 Megapixel
Sensor Model-
Sensor Type (Rear Camera)-
Sensor Type (Front Camera)-
Sensor Size (Rear Camera)
Sensor Size (Front Camera)-
Aperture Size (Rear Camera)f/2.0
Aperture Size (Front Camera)f/2.2
Flash Type Dual-Tone LED
Video Resolution (Rear Camera) 1920 x 1080 p
Video Resolution (Front Camera)
Slow Motion Recording Yes
4K Video Recording No
Lens Type (Rear Camera)-
Lens Type (Front Camera)-

Lenovo Moto G4 Camera Software

The camera software on the Moto G4 is pretty great. It is laid out very neatly. It offers a minimalistic user interface. It has a shutter button in the center, a quick camera toggle on the left and a video recording button on the right. At the top, you will find the HDR control, flash control and timer.

Moto G4 Software

Camera Modes

The Moto G4 offers modes such as Professional Mode, panorama, slow motion and HDR.

HDR Sample

G4 Cam HDR

Panorama Sample

G4 Cam Pano

Low Light Sample

G4 Cam (5)

Lenovo Moto G4 Camera Samples

Front Camera Samples

The Moto G4 comes with a 5 MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture and auto-HDR. The front camera uses display flash in low light conditions but we found that the images were average indoors.

Rear Camera Samples

The Moto G4 comes with a 13 MP primary camera with dual LED flash, f/2.0 aperture and auto-HDR. We took pictures in various lighting conditions to test the camera. The images were best in natural lighting.

Artificial Light

In artificial light, the pictures on the Moto G4 came out to be good. The HDR mode on the device is quite good and the camera was quick to capture the images even in HDR mode.

Natural Light

The pictures in natural light were much better compared to artificial lighting. The colors were natural and the overall picture quality was much better. Just like most other devices, the camera worked great in natural lighting.

Low Light

The low light pictures on the Lenovo Moto G4 turned out to be not too bad. The dual LED flash seems to work fine. It was nowhere near the images in natural light but the colors were fine and the picture did not look washed out when taken with a flash.

Lenovo Moto G4 Camera Verdict

The camera on the Moto G4 did not disappoint us. The images were good and there was no problem with regard to colors. The camera speed is also great and there is no lag. The images in low light could have been better but the overall quality of both the primary and secondary camera is good considering the price at which it is offered.

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