Moto G5 Plus or Nokia 6: what'd you pick?

Moto G5 Plus or Nokia 6: what'd you pick?
After all the shiny phones were announced at this year's MWC, a couple of fan-favorites made their return to the midrange segment. Placed in the same timeslot, Lenovo announced the new Moto G5 Plus, with amazing specs and low price-tag, and Nokia declared that the Nokia 6 is going global, dressed in a shiny new Arte Black finish to boot.

So, long story short, the Moto G5 Plus has a Snapdragon 625, 2 or 3 GB of RAM, 32 or 64 GB of internal storage, has an amazing camera, and starts at $229. The Nokia 6 has a Snapdragon 430 SoC, 3 GB of RAM, and 32 GB of storage (4 GB RAM / 64 GB on the limited edition Arte Black model) and costs about $240 ($300 for the limited variant).

So, same-ish price segment, radically different specs and promise. Gun to the head — which phone gets your money?

Moto G5 Plus or Nokia 6?

Moto G5 Plus
Nokia 6

Related phones

  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 430, Octa-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(18h 3G talk time)
Moto G5 Plus
  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 625, Octa-core, 2000 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh



1. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2267; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

Moto G5 plus all the way..

2. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Well, spec wise... Moto gets it. They both have their Nokia, will have to fight harder.

3. Furkan

Posts: 552; Member since: Feb 25, 2017

G5 Plus because of sd625 . Otherwise Nokia 6 definitely

4. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

if it wasnt for the stronger chipset, I would have went with nokia just because; nokia lol. but moto makes a better value argument.

5. yalokiy

Posts: 1111; Member since: Aug 01, 2016

G5Plus is better in almost every way, except the looks..

6. libra89

Posts: 2316; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

This. It's not so cute but there's some nice specs in there.

7. jellmoo

Posts: 2660; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

The G5 Plus is the better overall device, but I no longer trust Lenovo's commitment to updates. The stock Android on the Nokia 6 may bring about a super quick update cycle, which would give it the edge for me.

8. prabhas2015

Posts: 17; Member since: Feb 18, 2015

Moto for its camera

9. prabhas2015

Posts: 17; Member since: Feb 18, 2015

Moto for its camera

10. JcHnd

Posts: 285; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

That better processor, camera and design works all the way for me.... and just 10 more bucks? Yes please! Moto G5 Plus all the way!!! :D

11. skyline88

Posts: 700; Member since: Jul 15, 2013

sorry Nokia, you are good but overpriced. Hello G5 Plus !!

12. avishekmukherjee

Posts: 362; Member since: Apr 09, 2015

Both. Buying both

13. MisterQ

Posts: 61; Member since: Feb 13, 2015

Nokia please make a Nokia 6 Plus with SD625 for North America to compete better with G5 Plus, Blade V8 Pro etc

14. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

Moto G5 Plus takes it for me!

15. liberalsnowflake

Posts: 273; Member since: Feb 24, 2017

Moto g5 plus is a value for money product various nokia 6 has gone full iphone 7 overpriced crap

16. kiko007

Posts: 7520; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Damn you got iPhone on the brain........

17. Bernoulli

Posts: 4362; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

I'd trust the camera in the Nokia more than moto, so Nokia it is

18. Johnnokia

Posts: 1158; Member since: May 27, 2012

Nokia for sure. Better build quality, stock Android, fast update, and a better screen.

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