The Motorola Moto G 5G Plus is the company’s first 5G smartphone. It comes with a combo selfies snapper, the traditional G series design, and large display size. Motorola Moto G 5G Plus features a 6.7-inch display and four rear cameras.
There are still some interesting features on the Moto 5G phone which will be revealed below.
- 6.7 inches LCD Display, 1080 x 2520 pixels, 21:9 ratio (~409 PPI)
- Android 10
- Octa-core Qualcomm SDM765 Snapdragon 765 (7 nm)
- 4GB, 6GB RAM
- 64GB, 128GB Built-in Storage up to 128GB Memory Card
- 48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP Quad Rear Cameras
- 16 MP + 8 MP Dual Front Cameras
- Fingerprint Scanner (Side)
- 4G LTE Network
- 5G Network
- Fast Charging 20WM
- Non-Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh Battery
Design and Display
Going by the body design, the Moto G 5G Plus comes in a premium body that looks attractive with the double punch hole in its display for two selfie cameras. This further gives it a unique design, unlike other phones that come with a large pill-shaped hole for their combo selfies camera.
Apart from that, it has a slim bezel with a slightly thicker chin. On the back panel of the phone is a squircle camera housing featuring the four cameras set-up.
You will also notice the long LED flash on the right side. Then the Motorola branded logo sitting in the middle but doesn’t double as the fingerprint scanner.
The fingerprint scanner has been shifted to the side buried under the power button. The smartphone is available in Surfing Blue with a beautiful diamond-patterned finish and it also packs water-repellent design.
There are four rear cameras of 48MP f/1.7 1.6µm primary shooter on the back. This is accompanied by a 5MP f/2.2 macro camera, an 8MP f/2.2 ultrawide angle lens, and a 2MP f/2.2 depth camera.
The combo shooter on the front is 16MP f/2.0 main camera paired with an 8MP f/2.2 ultrawide angle camera for wild selfies.
Some of the camera features include the best shot, manual mode, sample color, live filter, night vision, portrait lighting, and Google Lens integration. It can also shoot 4K video quality as well.
Hardware and Software
The Moto G 5G Plus is powered by Qualcomm SDM765 Snapdragon 765 chipset based on 7nm process technology. It has an octa-core processor with a clocking speed of 2.3 GHz coupled with Adreno 620 GPU for graphics and it runs on the Android 10 operating system.
The inbuilt storage is 64GB paired with 4GB of RAM. There is also another model with a bigger 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. You can expand the memory using the slot on the inside.
Battery and Network
Fueling the Moto G 5G Plus is a 5000 mAh battery that promises to last up to 2 days under normal usage. The juicer has support for 20W TurboPower fast charging via a USB Type-C port. The 5G Motorola phone comes with Face unlock.
Other features include audio jack found at the bottom, NFC for mobile payment, Bluetooth 5.1, dual SIM support, and a dedicated Google Assistant button.
Motorola Moto G 5G Plus Price and Availability
The Moto G 5G Plus will sell at a price of €349 for the 64GB version and €399 for the 128GB variant.
In Nigeria, it will cost around 165,000 Naira, while in Ghana, it will sell for 2500 Ghs and 45,000 Ksh in Kenya. It’s now available for purchase in Europe and may go global.
Motorola Moto G 5G Plus Specs
Here are a few specs of the Motorola Moto G 5G Plus:
- Platform: Android 10
- Processor: Qualcomm SDM765 Snapdragon 765 (7 nm), Octa-core (1×2.3 GHz Kryo 475 Prime & 1×2.2 GHz Kryo 475 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 475 Silver)
- GPU: Adreno 620
- Memory: 4GB, 6GB RAM
- Colours: Blue
- Dimension: 168 x 74 x 9 mm
- Weight: 207 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM or Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
- SIM Count: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.7 inches LCD Display, 1080 x 2520 pixels, 21:9 ratio (~409 ppi)
- Screen Protection: Yes
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 48 MP (wide) + 8 MP (ultrawide) + 5 MP (macro) + 2 MP (depth) Quad Cameras, 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps
- Rear Camera Features: LED flash, panorama, HDR
- Front Camera: 16 MP + 8 MP Dual Cameras, 1080p@30fps
- Built-in Storage: 64GB, 128GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
- Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes
- 2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
- 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
- 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 26, 28, 32, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 66 LTE
- 5G: Yes, 1, 3, 7, 8, 28, 38, 41, 77, 78 SA/NSA
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: Yes
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
- NFC: No
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: No
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Rear)
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: No
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Fast charging 20W