Lenovo owned Moto launched its new entry to great success G series. Ever since the release of first Moto G smartphone, it has been the most trusted mid-ranger in India. Moto has launched the predecessor Moto G4 Plus, the Moto G5 Plus.

Moto G5 Plus Overview

The Moto G5 Plus comes with a 5.2 inch Full HD display and powered by Snapdragon 625 Octa-core processor with 4GB of RAM.  It sports a 12 Megapixel rear facing camera and priced 14,999 for 3GB RAM variant. Please find complete review below.


The Moto G5 Plus has an improved metallic unibody design and aluminum finish when comparing to Moto G4 Plus plastic finishing.  In front, it looks beautiful and well finished, while the rear panel is of Z series with circular camera ring for camera and flash. The fingerprint scanner is moved to the front panel and it gives the too quick response.


moto g5 plus overview
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The new Moto G5 Plus has a bit smaller display size comparing to G4 Plus. It comes with a 5.2 inch Full HD LCD 1080p display. The viewing angles on this device look quite good as like the display. The display is protected by Gorilla Glass.

It sports pure Android experience, comes with Android 7.0 Nougat with stock UI, with the promised update to Oreo.


The Moto G5 Plus powered by the Snapdragon 625 Octa-core processor clocked at 2.0GHz and coupled with 4GB of RAM and 32 GB internal storage. The other variant is 3GB with 16 GB internal storage. We can expect fast and smooth experience from Moto G5 Plus because of this processor and latest Android, So the gaming performance is quite good we won’t experience frame skips.


On camera department, it comes with a much improved 12 Megapixel camera with F/1.7, which we can’t see most of the budjet smartphones. There’s also a dual LED flash along with the 5 Megapixel camera for selfies in from with screen flash.

Even though, the same price tagged Honor 7X, 6X sports a dual rear facing camera. Anyway the 12 Megapixel camera is capable of shooting 4K videos, the color level and sharpness levels gives detailed pictures as well.

When it comes to low light conditions, the F/1.7 camera allows plenty of light into the photo making the image more clear and detailed than its competitors.

In terms of connectivity it features 4G, LTE, WiFi, GPS, A-GPS, FM Radio, Bluetooth, USB 2.0.


Moto G5 Plus has a 3000mAh battery which also features fast charging similar to other moto smartphones. The battery performance is decent even having heaving usages like while switching to  internet, camera, video etc.

Moto G5 Plus Performance

Overall the Moto G5 Plus is good package from Lenovo to Budget level, the built quality, software, hardware, camera, battery all given good performance. The price tag seems little overpriced but its value for money.


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