Samsung Galaxy J7 vs Motorola Moto G Turbo, Comparison


Motorola yesterday launched the Motorola Moto G Turbo in India at a price tag of Rs. 14,449 and at this price range the Moto G Turbo is directly pitted against the already successful Samsung Galaxy J7. The Samsung Galaxy J7 smartphone is presently selling at a price tag of Rs 14,999. Today we compare these two similarly priced smartphones to see which of these two satisfies your requirements from a smartphone better.

Samsung Galaxy J7 vs Motorola Moto G Turbo Price, Design, Display, RAM and Storage Comparison:


PRICE COMPARISON: The Motorola Moto G Turbo that was just launched yesterday in India is priced at Rs. 14,449 and it will be exclusively available on the online shopping website Flipkart. The Samsung Galaxy J7 smartphone carries a price tag of Rs. 14,999. There is not much of a difference in the prices of the two smartphone, so let’s check the other criterias to see what are the differences between the two devices.

DESIGN COMPARISON: The Motorola smartphone does not look much different from its other smartphone, infact it looks similar to the Moto G (3rd Gen). The smartphone features a plastic built back panel and a metal rim on the sides. The smartphone offers a curvy body that perfectly fits in the palms. The Moto G Turbo measures at 142.1 x 72.4 x 6.1-11.6 mm and is just 155 grams in weight. The plus point of the Moto G Turbo is that it has an IP67 certification, which makes the smartphone more durable and sturdy being water and dust resistant.

The Samsung Galaxy J7 too has a plastic body and it features the age old design of previous Samsung smartphones. The Galaxy J7 has the measures of 152.2 x 79.1 x 7.9 mm and is just 169 gms in weight.

Between the two, I would prefer the body and design of the Motorola smartphone because of the fact that it looks fresh and it has the advantage of being water and dust resistant.

DISPLAY COMPARISON: The Motorola Moto G Turbo sports a 5 inch IPS panel, the screen offers a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and a pixel density of 267 ppi. The screen of the device is protected by the display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.


The older Samsung Galaxy J7 smartphone has a larger, 5.5 inches display and it is a super AMOLED display. The AMOLED displays from Samsung have received good reviews for themselves as they provide crisp and vibrant colors with good sunlight visibility. The display has the same resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, with a pixel density of 267 ppi.

RAM and STORAGE COMPARISON: The Motorola Moto G Turbo and the Samsung Galaxy J7 are both powered by the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz, however the Moto G Turbo offers a RAM space of 2GB while the Samsung Galaxy J7 has just 1.5GB of RAM space. The Moto G Turbo has an internal storage of 16GB and it can be further expanded upto 32GB using a microSD card.

The internal storage on the Samsung Galaxy J7 is the same at 16GB but with the Samsung Galaxy J7 the internal space can be further expanded upto 128GB using a microSD card. With the only difference being in the RAM space, the Moto G Turbo comes out as the clear winner.

Motorola Moto G Turbo vs Samsung Galaxy J7 Software, Cameras, and Battery Comparison

SOFTWARE COMPARISON: The Motorola smartphones feature almost the stock version of the Android software and it is the same for the Moto G Turbo. The smartphone runs the Android Lollipop. The smartphone will most probably be upgraded to the latest Android Marshmallow in the near future.

The Samsung Galaxy J7 smartphone also runs on the Android Lollipop with the Samsung TouchWiz user interface on top of it. The Lollipop version of the TouchWiz, which we see on the Samsung Galaxy J7 is a much toned down version of it previous iterations.

If a stock Android user experience is among your priorities, the Motorola Moto G Turbo is the smartphone you should prefer between the two.

CAMERAS COMPARISON: The smartphones have now become a very important camera tool and the users want their smartphones to click decent quality pictures. The Moto G Turbo from Motorola houses a 13 MP primary camera with an aperture of f2.0 and supported by dual LED flash and features such as 4x digital zoom, auto focus, slo-mo video, panorama, burst mode, and video HDR features. On the front, the Moto G Turbo features a 5 MP selfie camera with a decent aperture of f2.2.


The second smartphone in question, the Samsung Galaxy J7 houses a 13 MP camera sensor on the rear with autofocus and a 5 MP selfie camera on the front.

BATTERY COMPARISON: Going by just the battery capacity of the two smartphones, the Samsung Galaxy J7 is the clear winner with its 3000mAh battery unit over the 2470 mAh battery of the Motorola Moto G Turbo. But the one thing that we must consider here is the Moto G Turbo comes with the Motorola Turbo quick charge technology together with the TurboPower charger, using which the Moto G Turbo can offer 6 hours of battery usage with just 15 minutes of charge.

MY VERDICT: As we now know the specs and features that each of the two smartphones have to offer, the Motorola Moto G Turbo looks like the device i will invest my money in. It is an overall better smartphone, offering the stock Android experience. The one department in which the Samsung Galaxy J7 does manage to shine is the display. The AMOLED screen of the Samsung Galaxy J7 offers a brilliant viewing experience.