Motorola Moto G5 Plus Specs

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Description

The Motorola Moto G5 Plus runs Android 7 Nougat, sports a 5.2-inch 1080p display, and is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 625 processor. Furthermore, the phone comes with a fingerprint scanner, 3 GB of RAM, 32 GB of internal memory, and a 3000 mAh battery. There's a 12 MP camera on the back, while the front-facing selfie camera is a 5 MP one.

This device is also known as Motorola XT1687

Cons

  • Thick body (0.38 inches)

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Display

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Size: 5.2 inches
Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels, 424 PPI
Technology: IPS LCD
Screen-to-body: 67.18 %
Features: Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

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System chip: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 8953
Processor: Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
GPU: Adreno 506
RAM: 4GB LPDDR3
Internal storage: 64GB
Storage expansion: microSDXC up to 128 GB
OS: Android (8.1 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat) Screenshots
Device type: Smartphone

Battery

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Capacity: 3000 mAh
Type: Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Charging: Fast charging

Camera

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Rear: Single camera Camera samples
Main camera: 12 MP (PDAF)
Specifications: Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Flash: Dual LED
Video recording: 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)
Features: EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Front: 5 MP (Wide Angle)
Dimensions: 5.91 x 2.91 x 0.38 inches (150.2 x 74 x 9.7 mm)
Weight: 5.47 oz (155.0 g)
Materials: Back: Aluminum; Frame: Plastic
Resistance: Splash
Biometrics: Fingerprint (touch)
Keys: Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Colors: Gold, Gray

Cellular

4G (FDD): Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 25(1900+), 26(850+)
4G (TDD): Bands 38(2600), 41(2600+)
3G: Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Data Speed: LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, UMTS
SIM type: Nano SIM
HD Voice: Yes

Multimedia

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Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Features: Album art cover, Background playback
Screen mirroring: Wireless screen share
Radio: FM
Additional microphone(s): Yes

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 4.2
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
USB: microUSB, USB 2.0
Features: Mass storage device, Charging
Location: GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Other: UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Buyers information

Price: $ 229

Availability

Feb 26, 2017
Officially announced: Yes
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Alternative variants

Motorola Moto G5 Plus 32GB
Differences from the main variant:
RAM: 2GB
Internal storage: 32GB
Motorola Moto G5 Plus
XT1684 no compass
Differences from the main variant:
RAM: 3GB
Internal storage: 32GB
4G (FDD): Bands 1(2100), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 29(700 d)
4G (TDD): Bands 38(2600), 41(2600+)
3G: Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Other: NFC
Motorola Moto G5 Plus Dual
Differences from the main variant:
Type: User replaceable
Dual SIM: Yes

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User Reviews

Overall User Rating
Build quality
8.7
Camera quality
8.2
Performance
9.7
Display
8.2
Battery life and charging
9.2
Rating breakdown (out of 10)
8
Cheap and nice
Phone owned for more than a year

I had this phone for a few years before I got a new phone. The phone is nice and a good starter phone. It works well and there isn't much to complain about. Nice intro when you turn the phone on, the apps install at an ok speed. The camera isn't that great though.

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10
Best cheap phone.
Phone owned for less than a year

I've had it for almost a year and it has a huge screen, great battery, a decent camera, and a REALLY good price. It's now 2 generations old but it is not sluggish at all for it's age. Really sold me on budget phones since phones are overpriced these days.

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5
Moto G5 Plus
Phone owned for less than a year

It has thoroughly convinced me that I will never buy another motorola phone because of it and that is a shame because I have had several moto G phones prior to the 5 Plus and was ok with them. The camera works sometimes other time is a real bear to get focused to anything the OS seems to have been hurried and lacks stability in either nougat or Oreo os

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