The Moto G series of smartphones are always a range when launched in the market. They have their set of fan following because of the very dynamic features they have. Moto has managed to established itself as a trusted and reliable brand over the years. In recent times Moto G series are highly adored because of their incredible performance, handy set, and excellent specifications. It has established a benchmark regarding price and performance and battery life. After getting a huge success of the Moto G series now they are introduced the all new Moto G5 Plus and G5. 

moto g5 plus review

It became sensational and was clubbed among the finest smartphones of the times. The Moto G5 is a performance oriented device that gives a pure Android experience to its users. The recently launched smartphone has taken the competition to the next level which provides a smartphone in the affordable budget when compared with its competitors.

Moto G5 Plus design

Till date, Moto has launched four generations of smartphones, and every year it improves their features to meet the expectation of customers. The old Moto G phone had a polycarbonate body that failed to excite the users. We can say it was a flaw when it comes to the designing, but this time Moto G5 Plus has come with a sleek metal body. It has an aluminum finish, and undoubtedly the phone looks sturdy and classy this time. The front panel also looks attractive. Moto G 5 Plus has an oval fingerprint sensor which is located just below the screen. Moto G 5 Plus clearly looks to be inspired by the premium Moto Z family.


Moto G 5 Plus camera comes with a dual-LED flash. Its thickness is of 7.7mm thick. The phone is not very slim and sleek but it provides a better holding and gripping experience than most of the smartphones do. It is advisable to use a case since the camera lens can get scratches. It has a 3.5mm audio jack and an addition Micro-USB port for charging. Moto G 5 Plus can accommodate dual SIM along with the micro SD card.

Moto G5 Plus Software

Moto G5 plus android

The software of the moto smartphone is always updated. They have provides the software update faster than any other smartphone company. The Moto G5 Plus smartphone is running on the Android 7.0 and also it will be updated upto the next version, which is good. So, you won’t be facing any kind of software issue.

Moto G5 Plus Hardware

This smartphone is power packed with 2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC and has a high performing Adreno 506 GPU. In India, you will get two variants in Moto G 5Plus one is with 3GB of RAM and along with 16GB of storage, and the other option is to have a 4GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. You can choose as per your requirement. The best part is that both the options with providing support to micro SD cards of up to 128GB.

moto g5 plus

The Moto G5 Plus allows dual SIM, and both can get connected to 4G networks, but only one will work at a time.The phone has a powerful battery of 3000mAh and also provides Turbo Power fast charging.

Moto G5 Plus camera

Moto G5 plus camera

It has an amazing 12-megapixel rear camera and an additional feature of Dual Autofocus Pixels which provides a real focus. The Moto G5 Plus also has a 5-megapixel front camera that functions well in dark areas. The camera app launches without delay and is great to use. In addition to it, the phone comes with an 8X digital zoom. It also has addition features to identify QR codes and barcodes. There is an inbuilt beautification mode that lets you click perfect selfies using the front camera.

Moto G5 Plus Battery

Moto G5 plus battery

When you having this kind high-end configuration smartphone you need an excellent battery life. Here in the moto G5 is having 3000mAh Li-ion Battery. Along with that it also supports the fast charging which is an additional benefit. The battery performance is okay not that good, it can last long upto One day.

Moto G5 Plus performance

The Moto G5 Plus will be undoubtedly impressive regarding its performance. It is an amazing phone which with multi-task features. It can play high definition 1080p video files and audio files smoothly.

Things we didn’t Like 

  • The speaker of the phone are loud, but the quality of the audio is not up to the mark.
  • Additionally, the phone turns hot after the prolonged usage.
  • There is no LED status indicator so you cannot check the notifications during the phone charging.


Overall if you are looking at the budget smartphone then it is the best option to choose. Moto is always the first choice of the hardcore android user. The phone have some other features like one-hand mode and flash-light on the shake which is also nice. So, do let know what do you think about Moto G5 Plus in the below comment section.