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Motorola Moto G5 Plus Exclusive Hands-On Review and Features

Moto G5 Plus Exclusive Hands-On Review and Features

Motorola has officially launched the Moto G5 Plus Smartphone in India. The device will be available through flash sales exclusively via Flipkart from 23:59 hours today. Yeah, Motorola Moto G5 Plus!

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We are here today with an exclusive hands-on review and a quick review of the Moto G5 Plus Android Smartphone so as to help you decide whether to buy this Smartphone or not.

Motorola Moto G5 Plus Hands-On Review and Features:

Hardware Specifications of Moto G5 Plus:

  • 5.2inch Full-HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
  • 2.0GHz Snapdragon 625 processor.
  • 3GB RAM+16GB internal storage or 4GB RAM+32GB internal storage.
  • MicroSD card slot.
  • Android 7.0 Nougat operating system.
  • 12MP f/1.7 primary camera with autofocus and dual tone LED flash.
  • 5MP f/2.2 secondary camera.
  • 3000mAh non-removable battery.
  • Front-mounted fingerprint scanner.
  • Color variants include Lunary Grey and Fine Gold.

Hardware Review of Moto G5 Plus:

Taking a step ahead from the polycarbonate built found on previous Moto G devices, the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus will be the first in the series to feature metal built. The Moto G5 Plus weighs 155grams and is 7.7mm thick.

The front top portion of the device houses the camera lens and an array of sensors and the earpiece of the device. Below the earpiece there is a “Moto” branding and below that lies the 5.2inch Full-HD display. The front portion also holds the loudspeaker of the device whereas the fingerprint scanner lies to the bottom of the display.

The right side of the device accommodates the volume and power keys and the left side of the device houses the tray that accepts Dual-SIM cards or a SIM card and a MicroSD card.

Top of the device has the 3.5mm headphone jack while the bottom of the device features the USB charging and syncing port.

Performance Review of Moto G5 Plus:


Motorola Moto G5 Plus

The Moto G5 is one of the best-performing Smartphones out there for the price. The 2.0GHz Snapdragon 625 processor and the 3GB/4GB of RAM ensure that you get a really smooth overall experience. App launch times are quick, multitasking is smooth and gaming experience on Moto G5 Plus is really awesome. Another advantage of the Moto G5 Plus is that it runs on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box.

The Moto G5 Plus features a 3000mAh battery. Even though the competing devices offers better battery capacity, the Moto G5 should not disappoint you anyhow. A day or more worth of battery backup can easily churn out with moderate usage.

Camera Review of Moto G5 Plus:

The Motorola Moto G5 Plus has a 12MP f/1.7 aperture primary camera. The primary camera also has a new feature called Dual Autofocus Pixels, which helps the camera to focus on subjects within a fraction of a second. The camera also offers 8x digital zoom. The primary camera on Moto G5 Plus can record 4K videos at 30fps as well.

Both the primary camera and the 5MP front facing camera gives out very impressive picture outputs, no matter what lighting conditions you throw at them. The colors are punchy, however at times feels oversaturated. Low lighting conditions yield some noise and grains on the image, but nothing too much to complain about.

The professional camera mode on Moto G5 Plus allows you to adjust the focus, shutter speed, ISO, white balance etc.

Price and Availability of Moto G5 Plus:

The Moto G5 Plus will be available exclusively via Flipkart.com through flash sales. The 32GB inbuilt storage+4GB RAM will be priced at RS. 16,999 whereas the 16GB inbuilt storage+3GB RAM variant will have a price tag of Rs. 14,999.

Final Words:

The Moto G5 Plus is indeed one of the best budget Smartphone out there that offers the best overall Android package for the price that you pay for it. Are you impressed by the Motorola Moto G5 Plus? Do share your views as comments below.