Moto G5 vs Moto G5 Plus: What’s The Difference?


With Lenovo announcing the launch of two new Moto Gs at MWC 2017, users are now in a dilemma about which of these all-new budget devices they should buy. Here in this article, we have made the job easy for you by investigating the difference between Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus.

Prices When Reviewed

  • Moto G5– £169
  • Moto G5 Plus- £249


Design And Build

Unlike Moto’s G4 models, both G5 and G5 Plus come with a diamond-cut aluminium chassis. Both the devices have similar designs, with G5 having a slightly larger screen size than that of G5’s display. Both the budget devices have got a full-HD resolution, i.e. 1920 × 1080 pixels. Moreover, both the devices even come along with a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Moto G5 And Moto G5 Plus: Specifications

CategoriesMoto G5Moto G5 Plus
OSAndroid 7.0 (Nougat)Android 7.0 (Nougat)
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 430Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
Size5.0 inches5.2 inchs
CPUOcta-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
Dimensions144.3 × 73 × 9.5 mm (5.68 × 2.87 × 0.37 in)150.2 × 74 ×7.7 mm (5.91 × 2.91 × 0.30 in)
Internal Memory16/32 GB, 2/3 GB RAM32/64 GB, 2/4 GB RAM;
Primary Camera13 MP, f/2.0, face detection autofocus, LED flash12 MP, f/1.7, autofocus, dual-LED flash
Secondary Camera5 MP, f/2.25 MP, f/2.2
Resolution~441 ppi pixel density~424 ppi pixel density
FeaturesGeo-tagging, face detection, touch focus, panaroma, auto-HDRGeo-tagging, face detection, touch focus, auto-HDR, panaroma
BatteryRemovable Li-on 2800 mAh batteryNon-removable Li-on 3000 mAh battery
ColoursFine gold, Lunar Grey, Sapphire BlueFine Gold, Lunar Grey
ProtectionScratch-resistant glassCorning Gorilla Glass 3

Now that you have got every detail, it’s time for you to decide on the device ideal for you!

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