Moto G5 Review- A genius phone redesigned to suit the new generation

Since its comeback in 2014, Motorola has been in the market for long now, releasing its flagship mobiles at regular intervals. After Lenovo acquired, moto has rebranded itself and is getting into the market more aggressively than before. Motorola provides virtuous phones without compromising on the quality of the product and holds good market share in the mid-range segment, this alarms the other players like Redmi and Samsung.Just after few weeks of the launch of Moto G5 Plus, moto has released a budget smartphone, the moto G5.

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Moto G5 is a complete redesign of Motorola’s G series handsets. It is good to see Motorola has taken a positive step towards changing the look to match many of its rivals in the market in the same price segment.

 

Specifications:

Model Name

Moto G5

Display Size, Type & Resolution 5 inch IPS(13.97cm) HD (1080×1920 pixels), Corning gorilla glass
Processor 1.4 GHz Octa Core
Operating System Android 7.0 Marshmallow
Memory 3GB RAM with 16GB Internal memory upgradeable up to 128GB
Rear Camera 13MP Rear camera
Front Camera 5 MP Front Camera
Battery 2800mAh
Dimensions 144.30 x 73.00 x 9.50
Connectivity Dual sim 4G LTE/4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS

In The Box:

Inside the box, user gets Handset, user manual, warranty card, USB charger and MicroUSB to USB cable, and Ear Phone.

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Looks and body:

Motorola-Lenovo came up with aggressive premium looks for its new Moto G5 for a decent price range. It has a metallic back panel with plastic inside. It is easy to grip the phone with the curvy edges and as it is a 5-inch screen phone it stays in your hand without slipping. Fingerprint sensor at the front looks as a home button but has many functions packed with it. Overall looks wise, Moto G5 is just as its sibling Moto G5 plus except with its size and slightly altered design. It is good that the phone comes with splash-proof technology which is a trademark of Motorola phones these days.

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Display:

Moto G5 comes with a handy 5-inch screen with full HD (1080×1920 pixels) with a pixel density of 441ppi, implying a quality display. It is coated with corning gorilla glass 3 and scratch resistant.

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Configuration and Performance:

Moto G5 sports Qualcomm snapdragon 430 chipset clocked at 1.4 GHz Octa-core process promises a decently fast performance in its price segment. For a normal daily use, Moto G5 is a handy one with afast processor with its ability to do multi-tasking without any hiccups. Thanks to the well-optimized Nougat (Android 7.0) operating system for enhancing the quality of processing even though it is a low-end processor.

Battery and charging:

Moto G5 comes with a 2800mAH removable battery that gives a battery backup of about a full day almost. Battery seems to be a downside with its above par battery capacity and backup. Thanks to the fast charger given for getting your phone charged quickly on the go. Removable battery is a good advantage for regular phone maintenance purpose.

Camera:

Moto has been a big hit in the segment of photo capturing with its highly efficient camera in all of its phones. Moto G5 comes with the 13MP rear camera and a LED flashlight which captures images exceptionally well even in the low light. It is sure that Moto G5 would not disappoint you in this area as it promises to be the best among others. The front camera is of 5MP and found to be performing well as expected for taking selfies.

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Sample Camera Images:

 

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Software:

Motorola has been a good platform for experiencing the flavors of android every time google releases a new version. Android Nougat comes with lot of excitingly new features from the stock. Split screen, Android assistant are the best features of the operating system and they run butter smooth upon Moto G5. It is good that Moto has made their devices very close to stock who cannot afford buying Pixel or Nexus devices.

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Verdict:

Definitely, Moto G5 is the tough quality competitor for Redmi and Samsung in the price range. Given its excellent camera quality, Stock android Nougat 7, Awesome display quality and Quick charging capability Moto G5 packs a solid device in the mid segment. Putting all pros and cons together Moto G5 is a value for money packed with the trust of the Motorola.

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@Technuter.com News Service

2 thoughts on “Moto G5 Review- A genius phone redesigned to suit the new generation

  • May 16, 2017 at 2:59 pm
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    Android 7.0 is marshmallow or nougat?

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    • May 16, 2017 at 8:12 pm
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      Android 7.0 is Nougat

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