Motorola Moto G5 Plus Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Motorola Moto G5 Plus - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Motorola Moto G5 Plus is a 2017 smartphone. It measures 150.2 x 74 x 7.7 mm and weighs 155 g. It has a IPS LCD display measuring 5.2" inches. The resolution is 1080 x 1920 and 424 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 5 MP. The main camera is Single with 12 MP.

It runs on Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU with 32/64 GB, 2/4 GB RAM; 32 GB, 3 GB RAM memory. The battery is 3000 mAh.

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Motorola Moto G5 Plus specs

General specs

Brand and model

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

Release date

2017, February


150.2 x 74 x 7.7 mm (5.91 x 2.91 x 0.3 in)


155 g (5.47 oz)

Body build

Front glass, aluminum body


Lunar Grey, Fine Gold


3000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion

Approximate price240 EUR





capacitive touchscreen

Display colors


Screen size

5.2" inc

Screen area

74.5 cm2

Screen format

16:9 (height:width)

Screen to body ratio


Screen resolution

1080 x 1920 px

PPI /points per inch/

424 PPI

Screen protection

Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main

12 MP, Single

Camera specs

-12 MP, f/1.7, dual pixel PDAF


Dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama

Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps
Front camera, selfie

5 MP, Single


5 MP, f/2.2

Video 1080p@30fps, 480p@120fps


Operating system OS

Android 7.0 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.1 (Oreo)


- Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 (14 nm)

Processor CPU

- Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53

Graphics processor GPU

- Adreno 506

External memory

microSD, up to 256 GB

Internal memory

32/64 GB, 2/4 GB RAM; 32 GB, 3 GB RAM

GeekBench 5 Single Core 145 (Rank 1335 of 1567)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 536 (Rank 1334 of 1562)
GeekBench 4 Single Core 834 (Rank 396 of 987)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core 4112 (Rank 217 of 984)
GeekBench 4 RenderScript2889
GeekBench 4 Battery3181

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
NFC Yes (market dependent)
USB microUSB 2.0, USB Host
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, EDR, aptX

Music and Audio

Radio FM radio
Headphone jack Yes
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

- Sensors - Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass (USA model only)
- Fast battery charging
- Splash and dust resistant
- Versions: XT1684 (Single SIM); XT1685 (Dual SIM); XT1687 (USA)
Disclaimer: The information provided here is based on publicly available information and official specifications from Motorola. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should be aware that specifications are subject to change and updates from Motorola may not be reflected.

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Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor is a technology expert and journalist based in the UK. With a degree in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham, he provides insightful analysis and expert reviews of the latest smartphones and technology. His technical expertise, passion for technology and years of experience make him a trusted source in the industry.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Motorola Moto G5 Plus was around 240 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2017, February.
The weight of the Motorola Moto G5 Plus is 155 g.
The screen size of the Motorola Moto G5 Plus is 5.2" inches.
The size of the Motorola Moto G5 Plus is 150.2 x 74 x 7.7 mm (HxWxD).

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