Motorola Moto G5  +2 variations

price₹ 9,345 onwards

launchApr, 2017

20.0

excellence score

60.7

value for money score

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Design

  • Good build quality and design - significantly improved over the Moto G4
  • Ergonomic, compact, extremely comfortable to hold - great for single handed operation - which is somewhat of a rarity these days

Display

  • Decent display - it's not the most vibrant, but color accuracy is good, and sunlight legibility is decent too

Software

  • Simple, stock-like Android interface, with integrated Google Assistant, along with the regular Moto add-ons like gestures, and the "Always On" display

Performance

  • Decent everyday performance - it's mostly a smooth run, with no hiccups - also handles games well
  • Tends to heat up a bit when pushed in terms of performance

Camera

  • Average camera - in well lit conditions, the camera can do a decent job, but reduce the light, and you start losing details fast

Audio

  • Lacklustre speaker - lacks bass and volume

Battery

  • Decent battery life - should last you the day with moderate use - though it's not as good as many of its top competitors

More

  • The fingerprint sensor also incorporates "one-button navigation" allowing you to replace the on-screen navigation buttons with gestures on the fingerprint sensor, thus giving you more display real estate
  • 16GB storage will get limiting if you like downloading a lot of apps

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Motorola Moto G5 Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 7.0 Nougat, Upgradeable to 8.1 OreoLow likelihood of getting updated to next Android version
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5 inches
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 441 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • IPS LCD
Scratch Resistant DisplayYes, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity Sensor
Fingerprint sensorYes
Processor/RAM
Processor1.4 GHz, Octa Core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 430Ranked #63 in Mobile Procesor Benchmarks
GPUAdreno 505
RAM3 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 128 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity2800 mAh
Fast ChargingYes
Dimensions
Weight145 gm
Thickness9.5 mm
Camera
Camera13.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • F/2.0 Aperture
  • Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF)
  • Drag to Focus & Exposure
  • Quick Capture
  • Tap to Capture
  • Best Shot
  • Professional mode
  • Burst mode
  • Auto HDR
  • Panorama
  • Video Stabilization
  • Slow-motion Video
Secondary Camera5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • F/2.2 Aperture
  • Display Flash
  • Wide-angle Lens
  • Professional mode
  • Beautification mode
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
VoLTEYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
CompassYes
More
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Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Water ResistantYes
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • Fast Battery Charging
  • WiFi Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
  • USB On-The-Go

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