The new and bigger Motorola Moto G5 Plus

06 March, 2017 | Nyakundi
The new and bigger Motorola Moto G5 Plus

The Moto G5 plus is a unique, cheap yet powerful and efficient Smartphone launched in February 2017. It is the fastest phone with 3GB RAM, 2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor and most popular 12 MP camera that keep this phone at a pace compared to other phones.Moto G5 runs on new Android v7.0 (Nougat).

Memory& Processor

As noted, the phone packs 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card which we can agree is one of the largest phone storage as compared to another phone .in terms of RAM, RAM .well, Moto 5G plus has installedRAM.We can conclude the phone is faster, efficient and can store huge amount of content.

Physical design

The phone has a dimension of 150.20height x 74.00width x 9.70thickness .Moto G5 weights 155 grams hence lighter and portable. Moto 5G plus is available in attractive Lunar Grey, Fine Gold that give the phone a catching look.

Screen / Display

Moto 5G plus is of 5.2 -inch touch Screen display size hence relatively large compare to Moto 5G. It has a resolution of 1080x1920 pixels at a PPI of 424. Thus, enable Full HD display. In addition to, the phone has Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Display protector that keeps scratches away, on top of that , this phone has Splashproof.The phone has a back display that enables to preview notifications without unlocking screen. Another great feature is the new added widget that support additional colors, and ability to jump into a particular conversation or email directly from the lock screen

Moto G5 Plus

Phone Battery Life

The phone comes with 3000mAh fast charging non- removable battery which can store charge to more than 12hours talk time . Charging is made super fast with 15W Turbocharger. However, battery size isn't the only indicator of overall battery life. Unfortunate Moto 5G PLUS uses older microUSB charging standard.

Multimedia support

Moto 5G plus supports variety of multimedia that includes Music Player features (mp3), video player (mp4).video recorder 3.5mm Jack, loudspeaker, youtube player .


The phone includes a decent 12MP rear camera that comes with an f/1.7 aperture, 1.4 micron pixels, dual autofocus pixels, and PDA which is an indication of good low-light shooting. In addition it has 5MP front camera and may include Dual-color LED flash front shooter camera that is best for selfies.

Moto G5 Plus


Moto 5G plus provides a variety connectivity option which include wi-fi, 3G and 4G, GPS, BlueTooth. This Smartphone is a dual SIM, (GSM AND GSM ), that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM.

Moto G5 Plus Pros & Cons

Moto G5 Plus Pros

  • Internal memory of 32GB with Expandable storage up to 128 GB and 3G RAM
  • It has fast 2GHz octa-core processor
  • Unremovable 3000 mAh Battery that it’s Charging is super fast
  • Enabled Sensors Like Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, and Gyroscope , Accelerometer
  • The phone has 5.2 inch HD Display with 1080×1920 pixels Resolution and a Corning Gorilla Glass 4 that keeps scratches away.
  • The phone camera of 12 MP Rear and 5 MP Front camera with excellent LCD front flash , excellent selfies. The camera includes enhanced software for fast image capture and video stabilization
  • Support 4G LTE
  • Get regular Android OS updates.

Moto G5 Plus Cons

  • Small screen display size of 5.2 inch
  • Uses older microUSB charging standard.

Moto G5 Plus in a nutshell

Processor: 2GHz Octa Core, 2 GHz Snapdragon 625

Memory: 32 GB internal memory, 3GB RAM

Operating System: Android v 7.0 Nougat

Battery Capacity: 3000 mAh battery

Screen Size: 5.2 inches Camera: 12MP rear and 5 MP front

Type: 4G dual-sim Phone.

Approximate Price: $229

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