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Moto G5 Plus 32GB

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Last Updated : 31-12-2017
DetailScore

Mobisium
Score

7

Moto G5 Plus 32GB Performance

7
Octa-Core, 2 GHz, Octa core, 2 GHz, Cortex A53.
4 GB RAM

Moto G5 Plus 32GB Display

7
5.2 inches (13.21), 424 PPI IPS LCD

Moto G5 Plus 32GB Camera

7
Auto-focus, Dual-color LED Flash
5 MP Front Camera, Dual-color LED Flash.

Moto G5 Plus 32GB Battery

7
3000 mAh, Fast Charging.
Non-Removable
  • Supports Indian bands
  • Dual SIM Nano + Nano
  • 32 GB
  • No VoLTE
  • No Face Unlock
  • Fingerprint Scanner

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Rs. 16,999.00 onwards
Details about Moto - G5 Plus 32GB

Lenovo owned Motorola has launched the fifth generation of Moto G phones – the Moto G5 Plus. Following the Moto G’s precedent, Brands like Xiaomi, Oppo, and Vivo have their feet firmly placed in the price-sensitive Indian market with affordable phones.

Can it take on the rivals it helped create? Let’s find out in our review.

Design and Build Quality:

The design is where the Moto G5 Plus has seen the biggest improvement over its predecessor. Instead of going with plastic for the price it comes, the Moto G5 Plus features the metal body covering the back, side and frame of the phone, which means it immediately feels like a more expensive phone than it is.

The rear part of the phone is dominated by the large camera aperture, which sits above a brushed metal Motorola logo. The only thing annoying about the camera on this phone is its huge camera bump.

The Button placement is standard, the 3.5mm headphone jack is still at the bottom with micro USB slot.

Moto G5 Plus comes in two color choices – Lunar Grey and Fine Gold.

Display:

The Moto G5 plus packs Full HD 5.0 inch IPS display which stretches most of the way to the sides of the body, though there’s still plenty of bezel at the top and bottom so that’s why the screen on the Moto G5 Plus appears a bit smaller than they are. The only good thing about this is the colors really pops out on a small screen with full HD resolution.

On the other hand, Moto G5 Plus’s rival, Oppo A57 on mid-price range comes with slightly bigger 5.2-inch display packing 1280×720 pixels and the Vivo V5 with a 5.5-inch display with only HD resolution which is not even close to Moto G5 Plus in terms of display PPI.

It’s simple, it’s elegant, and there aren’t many better-looking phones that will cost you this little.

Configuration:

For the mid-range budget phone like Moto G5 Plus, the specs we get is also mid-ranged. Moto G5 Plus is packed with a 3000mAh battery which is expected as other brands in this price range are also offering the same battery juice. Moto G5 Plus is running on Snapdragon 625 SoC chip coupled with Adreno 506 GPU which is a good news for people who are looking for a midrange phone for games. Moto G5 Plus comes in two variants in Indian market. 3GB RAM with 16GB storage and 4GB RAM with 32 or 64 GB of storage options. The phone has an expandable micro SD card slot.

Software:

Moto G5 Plus is from one of the phones in this price range which comes with Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. The software you get is close to the Stock Android experience with some enhancements specifically made for Moto G phones. The phone does a have a fingerprint reader for those who were wondering. The fingerprint reader sits on top of the glass home button. There are no other physical buttons at the bottom of the screen. But the home button does support swipe gestures to activate “all apps” and “back” functionality.

Camera:

Moto G5 Plus is rocking a 12-megapixel rear camera which lets you lock focus in a blink. The Moto G5 Plus camera has a f/1.7 aperture and dual LED flash. There is also a 5-megapixel front camera with a f/2.2 aperture and display flash that could come in handy in dim areas which are common these days. The photos taken in daylight are good but the dim light pictures are bit noisy.

You can also fine tune the Moto G5 Plus camera to adjust settings like the white balance, shutter speed, ISO, exposure, and manual focus. Pictures from Moto G5 Plus is not very good as compared to flagship phones but it does the job perfectly for the price you are paying.

Network & Connectivity:

The Moto G5 Plus supports two nano-SIMs. This phone is VoLTE compatible with 4G band 40 for the Indian market. Moto G5 Plus surprisingly also have NFC reader which is a win over competitor phones.

Overall the best feature of this phone is its low price, this is an important aspect which makes the phone successful when it comes to consumers actually buying it.

Somehow Motorola successfully managed to pack all these features in Moto G5 Plus for only 16000 rupees.

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Moto - G5 Plus 32GB Specification

General

General specifications for Moto - G5 Plus 32GB
SpecificationDetail
Launch DateMar 15, 2017 (official)
BrandMoto
ModelG5 Plus 32GB
Operating SystemAndroid v7.0 (Nougat)
SIM Slot(s) Dual SIM
SIM Size SIM 1 : Nano
SIM 2 : Nano
Network 4G: Available (supports Indian bands)

Display

Display specifications for Moto - G5 Plus 32GB
SpecificationDetail
Screen Size 5.2 inches (13.208 cm)
Screen Resolution (1080 x 1920 pixels)
Pixel Density424 ppi
Display TypeIPS LCD
Touch Screen Capacitive Touchscreen - Multitouch Supported (10 Fingers)
Screen to Body Ratio66 %
Screen ProtectionGorilla Glass 3

Performance

Performance of Moto - G5 Plus 32GB
SpecificationDetail
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953
Processor Octa-Core, 2 GHz, Octa core, 2 GHz, Cortex A53
Architecture64 bit
GraphicsAdreno 506
RAM4 GB

Device Design

Device Design Moto - G5 Plus 32GB
SpecificationDetail
Height150 mm
Width74 mm
Thickness7 mm
Weight155 g
Build Material Front : Metal
Back : Metal
ColorsLunar Gray, Fine Gold
Water Proof

Storage

Storage specifications for Moto - G5 Plus 32GB
SpecificationDetail
Internal Memory32 GB
USB OTG Support

Camera

MAIN CAMERA specs for Moto - G5 Plus 32GB
SpecificationDetail
Resolution12 MP Primary Camera
SensorExmor-R CMOS image sensor image sensor
Autofocus
Aperture1.7 F
Optical Image Stabilisation
Flash Dual-color LED Flash
Image Resolution4000 x 3000 Pixels
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting ModesContinuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Burst mode
Camera FeaturesDigital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Video Recoding1920x1080 @ 30 fps
FRONT CAMERA specs for Moto - G5 Plus 32GB
SpecificationDetail
Resolution5 MP Front Camera
Autofocus
Aperture2.2 F
Flash Dual-color LED Flash

Battery

Battery specifications for Moto - G5 Plus 32GB
SpecificationDetail
Capacity3000 mAh
TypeLi-ion
User Replaceable
Wireless Charging
Quick Charging

Network & Connectivity

Network & Connectivity specifications for Moto - G5 Plus 32GB
SIM Size SIM 1 : Nano, SIM 2 : Nano
Network Support4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
VoLTE Supported
SIM 1
4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) n FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands: UMTS 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz n
GPRS:
EDGE:
SIM 2
Same as SIM 1
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n/n 5GHz
Wi-Fi FeaturesMobile Hotspot
Bluetooth v4.2
Location with A-GPS
NFC
Cable Type microUSB 2.0

Multimedia

Multimedia specifications for Moto - G5 Plus 32GB
SpecificationsDetail
FM Radio
Loudspeaker
Audio Jack3.5 mm

Special Features

Special Features
SpecificationDetail
Fingerprint Sensor
Other Sensors Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
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