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Motorola Moto G5 Plus (2017) review

Android OS v7.0 (Nougat)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953
Adreno 506
2 GB / 64 GB
5.2 inches (1080 x 1920 px)
12 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus

Motorola announced the launch of the Moto G5 Plus smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the Motorola Moto G5 Plus phone with 5.2 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.

The Motorola Moto G5 Plus comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery. The 5.2 inches phone comes with IPS display (1080 x 1920 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Motorola Moto G5 Plus specifications

BrandMotorola
NameMoto G5 Plus
ModelMOTOG5P
Release date2017

Body

The weight of Motorola Moto G5 Plus is about 5.47 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Motorola phone are average (5.91 x 2.91 x 0.31 inches).

Weight5.47 oz
Dimensions5.91 x 2.91 x 0.31 inches
Colorsgold, gray
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Motorola Moto G5 Plus comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v7.0 (Nougat)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953
CPUOcta-core 2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 506

Display

The size of Moto G5 Plus screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.2 inches IPS display of Motorola Moto G5 Plus with 1080 x 1920 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.2 inches
Resolution1080 x 1920 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Motorola Moto G5 Plus (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (64 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM2 GB
Internal storage64 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Moto G5 Plus is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera5 MP
Main camera12 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Motorola Moto G5 Plus supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Moto G5 Plus comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Moto G5 Plus phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Moto G5 Plus is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 3000 mAh

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Moto G5 Plus phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Motorola phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Motorola Moto G5 Plus phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, light, proximity
SpecialsCorning Gorilla Glass 3, Dual SIM
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Motorola Moto G5 Plus, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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