Official videos show what has been added to the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus

Official videos show what has been added to the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus
The Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus were unveiled in Barcelona on February 26th. Today, Motorola, Lenovo, Motorola released a couple of videos related to the design and features of both phones. The Moto G line, we are reminded by Motorola product marketing manager Richard Ho, stands for premium features without the premium price. This year, a sleek metal design has been added to both phones.

Battery life has been improved, allowing users to go the entire day without charging. With rapid charging, you can get hours of power in just minutes of charging. The 13MP rear camera has PDAF for quick focusing. The Snapdragon 430 chipset runs the G5 with an octa-core 1.4GHz CPU on board, and the G5 Plus has a Snapdragon 625 SoC under the hood with an octa-core 2GHz CPU.

There are differences like that between the G5 and G5 Plus. The latter sports a 3000mAh battery compared to the 2800 mAh cell that powers the G5. Both phones have an AMOLED display. The Moto G5 carries a 5-inch screen with a 1080 x 1920 resolution, while the Moto G5 Plus has a screen that is .2 inches larger. 

Check out these two new videos, which we've embedded for your viewing pleasure below.

source: Moto (1), (2)

Related phones

Moto G5
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 430, Octa-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2800 mAh
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. AmashAziz

Posts: 2934; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

The G5Plus is incredible for the price. However, I wonder if the Redmi Note 3 Pro beats it to that.....

2. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

Redmi Note 3 Pro is quite good (32GB and 3GB RAM) but not as the Moto G5 and G5 Plus in specs. But the Redmi Note 3 Pro packs a beefy 4100mAh battery and it tops a hundred hours on GSMArena's battery chart.

4. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

RN3pro's SD650 is much faster than SD625 in G5.. even if it's not as power efficient, it have much bigger battery to counter that problem

7. mahima

Posts: 743; Member since: Nov 20, 2014

redmi note 4 beat it

3. Joosty

Posts: 487; Member since: Mar 14, 2013

Damn, Motorola hit a HR with these two.

5. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

and what did they remove from motoG line? 1. water-resistance (IP67 or IP68, I forgot which one, lol) 2. front facing stereo speaker

6. SleeperOne

Posts: 370; Member since: Feb 25, 2017

I know people talk about bezels constantly but the top and bottom ones are sort of helpful if you're using the camera in tricky situations (stability, and all that). Yes, I know that's what OIS is for, but a comfortable bottom chin helps greatly.

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