This is Verizon's Moto G5 Plus

This is Verizon's Moto G5 Plus
Verizon Wireless is seemingly planning to release the Moto G5 Plus - a smartphone that should be officially announced at MWC 2017 later this week, on February 26.

Evan Blass (aka @evleaks) today revealed renders showing Verizon's version of the Moto G5 Plus, which unsurprisingly resembles the previously seen (international) variants of the handset.

With a metal rear shell and a round camera bump, the Moto G5 Plus looks quite different from the Motorola Moto G4 Plus that it's replacing. The G5 plus is also a bit smaller than its predecessor, as it sports a 5.2-inch 1080p display instead of a 5.5-inch one.

Running Android 7 Nougat, the Moto G5 Plus should be powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 625 processor - good enough for a mid-range handset. The phone will be splash-resistant, having a 12 MP camera (with dual pixel auto focus) on the back, and a 5 MP camera on the front. Other features include LTE connectivity, fingerprint scanner, 2 GB of RAM, 64 GB of internal memory, and a 3000 mAh battery with TurboPower charging.

Verizon could release the Moto G5 Plus on April 3, since that's the date seen on the phone's home screen. As previously reported, the smartphone might cost around $250 off contract, though it's unclear if Verizon will stick to this pricing. At the moment, it's also unclear if the largest US carrier is planning to sell the smaller Moto G5 in addition to the G5 Plus. In any case, both devices will likely be offered unlocked, too.


source: @evleaks

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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

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23 Comments

1. kiko007

Posts: 7520; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Fugly........

5. IronTech

Posts: 153; Member since: May 27, 2016

Still looks better than your iCrap.

6. kiko007

Posts: 7520; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Totally relevant to my comment....

12. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

LOL got 'em good.

13. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Something's wrong with the reply orders PA, please fix.

7. diggie32

Posts: 388; Member since: Apr 03, 2016

iCrap? Grow up. You don't have to like Apple or ios to appreciate their phone hardware. They have great understated industrial design, and superb build quality. I wish there was something equal to the iphone that runs android but there isn't. Even the Pixel can't match iphone, with it's cloth earpiece and glued on screen. Most android flagships look tacky and over designed, imo, as if they are trying to wear too much makeup.

8. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

So he has to appreciate Apple's design or hardware, but you don't have to reciprocate for any Android devices? And the iPhone's screen is glued down as well. So while you may think Apple is the epitome of design and engineering, not everyone has to agree with you.

16. varadkulk

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 22, 2017

Well some android phones are made out of china too wheras all iPhones are made in China

19. bur60

Posts: 981; Member since: Jul 07, 2014

TBH the iPhone is underdesigned (looks like china phones) since the i6. i5 was superb in design. Best looking phones in my OPINION are the S7, moto Z and Huawei mate series.

20. JC557

Posts: 1925; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

I will agree with the Moto Z and to some extent the Moto Z Force (which I own) and I say that due to the thicker body and slightly wider bezels for the shatterproof tech. I stand by the my comments about the G5 as the back is kinda bulbous.

11. JC557

Posts: 1925; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

It seriously does look like cheap chinese junk compared to the previous Moto G phones. This is Lenovo's doing as their Ideapad has a similar cheap look to them but the Thinkpad maintains the IBM design heritage.

15. Chidoro

Posts: 168; Member since: Sep 20, 2016

I disagree. Actually looks pretty good to me.

2. Lauticol

Posts: 404; Member since: Jun 25, 2011

No Verizon logo? Nice!

10. JC557

Posts: 1925; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

The moto z line doesn't carry the verizon logo but does have the moto name, the M, and droid moniker on the phone but it's pretty tasteful.

3. GTR722

Posts: 270; Member since: Oct 20, 2012

Nice 2011 bezels motorola....jesus.

17. uzimafioso

Posts: 469; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

What's wrong with the bezels? You expect 80℅ ratio in a budget device? It probably has better screen to body ratio than any iPhone ever.

21. JC557

Posts: 1925; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

Bezels help in making the display a bit more resistant to breaking especially the display. The HTC 10 and Moto Z Force have somewhat wide bezels but can take a beating.

4. Madmax

Posts: 110; Member since: Aug 19, 2016

One person in the early leaks rightly said, "This model is the outcome of Motorola's rape by Lenovo"...........

9. tonyv13

Posts: 123; Member since: Jun 07, 2015

Still waiting nougat on my g4+

14. Mfa901

Posts: 291; Member since: Jul 14, 2012

2gb ram...dafuq

18. jefff54

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 22, 2017

2 gigs of ram and 64 g of storage thats dumb. the g4 plus has 4g of ram and 64 of storage was considering getting this but if i was to buy one probably the g4 plus

22. CptPwn

Posts: 26; Member since: Mar 20, 2015

How many years do we have to wait for the return of the 4.7"-sub-135mm-height phone? I've been waiting since the days of the first Moto X (2013), only Sony has made a few and they are ugly and expensive.

23. laditude22longitude

Posts: 9; Member since: Mar 07, 2017

looks uglyy

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