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

Categories Moto G5 Moto G5 Plus
OS Android 7.0 (Nougat) Android 7.0 (Nougat)
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
Size 5.0 inches 5.2 inchs
CPU Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
Dimensions 144.3 × 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 Memory 16/32 GB, 2/3 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 2/4 GB RAM;
Primary Camera 13 MP, f/2.0, face detection autofocus, LED flash 12 MP, f/1.7, autofocus, dual-LED flash
Secondary Camera 5 MP, f/2.2 5 MP, f/2.2
Video 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps
Resolution ~441 ppi pixel density ~424 ppi pixel density
Features Geo-tagging, face detection, touch focus, panaroma, auto-HDR Geo-tagging, face detection, touch focus, auto-HDR, panaroma
Battery Removable Li-on 2800 mAh battery Non-removable Li-on 3000 mAh battery
Colours Fine gold, Lunar Grey, Sapphire Blue Fine Gold, Lunar Grey
Protection Scratch-resistant glass Corning 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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