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Lenovo Moto G5 Plus

Specifications

Lenovo Moto G5 Plus
Lenovo Moto G5 Plus (Moto G Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
Memory
3072 MB 
Display
5.2 inch 16:9, 1920x1080 pixel 424 PPI, kapazitiver Touchscreen, IPS, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, glossy: yes
Storage
32 GB eMMC Flash, 32 GB 
, 24.6 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD bis zu 128 GB, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Beschleunigungssensor, Gyroskop, Annäherungssensor, USB-OTG
Networking
802.11a/b/g/n (a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.2, GSM (850/​900/​1800/​1900), UMTS (850/​900/​1900/​2100), LTE (B1/​B3/​B5/​B7/​B8/​B19/​B20/​B28/​B38/​B40/​B41); Bandbreite (Download/​Upload): 300Mbps/​50Mbps; SAR-Wert: 0,297 W/kg (Kopf), 1,24 W/kg (Körper), Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 9.7 x 150.2 x 74 ( = 0.38 x 5.91 x 2.91 in)
Battery
11.4 Wh, 3000 mAh Lithium-Ion, Quick Charge
Operating System
Android 7.0 Nougat
Camera
Primary Camera: 12 MPix f/1.7, Dual-LED-Blitz, Phasenvergleich-AF, Videos @2160p/​30fps
Secondary Camera: 5 MPix f/2.2
Additional features
Speakers: Mono-Lautsprecher an der Vorderseite, Keyboard: virtuelles Keyboard, Ladegerät, USB-Kabel, Moto, Gerätehilfe, 24 Months Warranty, wasserabweisende Beschichtung, fanless
Weight
155 g ( = 5.47 oz / 0.34 pounds), Power Supply: 90 g ( = 3.17 oz / 0.2 pounds)
Price
279 Euro

 

Average Score: 83.46% - good
Average of 52 scores (from 105 reviews)
price: 86%, performance: 82%, features: 80%, display: 79% mobility: 83%, workmanship: 77%, ergonomy: 83%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Lenovo Moto G5 Plus

Motorola Moto G5 Plus
Source: Toptenreviews English
Overall the G5 Plus isn’t our first choice, but the camera might well persuade keen snappers to part with a reasonable.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/01/2017
The Motorola Moto G5 Plus Offer, Specifications & Preview
Source: Tech ARP English
The Motorola Moto G5 Plus is here! We had the opportunity earlier last week to have our first-ever hands-on preview of the Moto G5 Plus smartphone. We also managed to unearth some preliminary information on the Moto G5 Plus. Check out the preview and pre-launch details!
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/29/2017
Moto G5 Plus hands-on pictures
Source: Tech Nave English
We have already told you that the Moto G5 Plus is going to be announced officially on 29 May 2017 in Malaysia, we also got some hands-on on the device too yesterday from our good friends from Motorola Malaysia. Without further ado, check out the photo samples we took last night.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/24/2017
Moto G5 Plus preview
Source: GSM Arena English
As the phone that single-handedly created the quality budget smartphone category, we hold the Moto G in high regard and also have high expectations from very new device in the lineup. The Moto G5 we tested earlier didn't quite meet our expectations in that regard. However, the G5 Plus hits the mark and reminds us again why we love this series. It's far from perfect and there are areas where we would like to see it improve. We could use a bit more power under the hood. The design could bit a bit more compact and make better use of space. The design itself could also stand to improve aesthetically as recent models have taken to a more drab appearance. And how about a USB-C connector next time?
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/22/2017
83% Motorola Moto G5 Plus review:
Source: CNet English
With a long list of features you want and only a few that you don't, there is no better budget phone than Motorola's Moto G5 Plus.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/08/2017
Rating: Total score: 83% performance: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
90% ​Moto G5 Plus phone: full, in-depth review
Source: Good Gear Guide English
The Moto G5 Plus is available in two flavours, one with 3GB/16GB RAM for $399 and our review unit’s 4GB/32GB RAM for $449. It’s hard to see how the $50 premium would effect performance too much. Hardcore users who require the extra RAM for top-end applications will probably look at more powerful phones… or will they?
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/05/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
Moto G5 Plus review: A big dose of premium, without the prohibitive price tag
Source: Pocket Lint English
It perhaps can't be called truly budget any more, given the price is a long way off from the days of the first-gen device, but then you get a lot more for your money: metal build, some tempting specs and overall performance and software that delivers as much, if not more, than most will ever need.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/01/2017
86% Moto G5 Plus — Australian Review
Source: Ausdroid English
In fact, I think the Moto G5 Plus is so significant I’d be willing to use it as my daily driver for the next few months, or longer, to really road test it. See how the G5 Plus performs on the long road. Yes, I’d put aside my Pixel to truly test out the Moto G5 Plus, I think it’s that good and that important.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 86% price: 90% mobility: 85% workmanship: 75%
80% Moto G5 Plus review
Source: Techradar English
Refreshed from top to bottom, the Moto G5 Plus has redefined itself and it didn't even have to. The premium build, competent specs and low price will suit deal-seekers and phone enthusiasts alike.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/25/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Moto G5 Plus review: Back to being the best mid-range phone
Source: Talk Android English
The Moto G5 Plus looks way out of its class. Where else are you going to pay $229 for a phone that’s made of metal? Better yet, where else are you going to pay $229 for a phone that’s anywhere close to the Moto G5 Plus on paper? Lenovo’s latest mid-range offering is one of a kind. The design is remarkable considering the price, the performance is as smooth as a $400+ phone, and the battery life goes the distance. Not a single company or phone can compete.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/22/2017
83% Motorola Moto G5 Plus review:
Source: CNet English
With a long list of features you want and only a few that you don't, there is no better budget phone than Motorola's Moto G5 Plus.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/19/2017
Rating: Total score: 83% performance: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
Moto G5 Plus Review
Source: Droid Life English
Well, let’s talk about this. Is your budget under $200? Then yes, buy the Amazon ad-filled version at the link below and love life. Is your budget under $300? Then yes, you’ll still probably enjoy life with a Moto G5 Plus by your side, because at $299, you can even upgrade to 64GB of storage and 4GB RAM.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/18/2017
82% Moto G5 Plus review
Source: Android Authority English
The Moto G5 Plus is priced at $229 for the 32 GB storage and 2 GB of RAM of model, while the higher-end version with 64 GB of storage and 4 GB of RAM will set you back $299. This is the same price tier as its predecessors, and it does feel like you get a little more each and every year despite the unchanging price point. Granted, this is in part due to technology continuing to get better and cheaper, but a lot also has to do with the ever increasing competition in this space.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/15/2017
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
90% Moto G5 Plus review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The G5 Plus offers a good camera, clean software and a day-long battery all all for £249.99. The design isn’t quite to my taste and the display could be a bit more colourful, but really you’re not going to get better at this price. My only other suggestion would be the excellent Lenovo P2, but that's a very large phone.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/12/2017
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 100% performance: 90% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 70%
Moto G5 Plus Review
Source: Androidbeat English
The Moto G5 Plus is not without its flaws. It is clearly inferior to its competition in some aspects, with the dull display and design particularly being a disappointment. Despite its flaws though, it is an excellent mid-range handset. The excellent combination of hardware, software, and camera setup ensures that the G5 Plus will age well unlike many other devices out there. As for its camera performance, while it is impressive, there is still room for improvement here.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/09/2017
82% Moto G5 and G5 Plus review: Still the best budget phones
Source: Engadget English
Another year, another pair of great affordable handsets from Motorola. The smaller, 5-inch Moto G5 offers reliable performance thanks to Android 7.0 Nougat, and a surprisingly good 13-megapixel camera. The design is a little uninspiring and the display is hard to read in direct sunlight, but this little smartphone does everything you need it to for a bargain price.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/06/2017
Rating: Total score: 82%
80% Moto G5 Plus review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Moto G5 Plus is an impressive phone for under £250. It's barely any bigger than the normal model which is odd but it might well be worth spending the extra to get more storage, a better processor and a significantly better camera.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/06/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Motorola Moto G5 Plus review
Source: Stuff TV English
At £170, the Moto G5 is still a true budget king. The Plus was always going to have to work hard to justify an £80 premium, and the scant few extra features it delivers don’t really do enough.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/05/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Moto G5 Plus Review
Source: Phone Arena English
It's easy to pick up the very wrong impression that there's not much to look forward to in the mid-range smartphone space, like it's some dumping ground for leftover components, offers uninspired hardware design at best, and aims little higher than giving shoppers phone choices that are “good enough” without going much further.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/04/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% Moto G5 Plus review: Inexpensive doesn't have to mean cheap
Source: Greenbot English
Whether you’re on a budget and looking for an affordable smartphone or you want to get something inexpensive for your child, the Moto G5 Plus is worth every penny.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/04/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Moto G5 Plus review: Inexpensive doesn't have to mean cheap
Source: PC World English
Try as I might to reconcile the $229 price tag for the G5 Plus, I can’t. Indeed, I have been testing the $299 model with double the RAM and storage, but the point stands: The G5 Plus is priced way below its value. From the metal housing and fast camera to battery life that’s enough to get through even the heaviest of work days, there’s a lot for Motorola to be proud of here.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/04/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Moto G5 Plus Review : Budget Phone Authority
Source: Slashgear English
The Moto G5 Plus was made available for sale on the 31st of March, 2017, at a variety of dealers both on and offline. Through NewEgg, Republic Wireless, Frys, Flash Wireless, B&H, Costco, Amazon, Best Buy, Target, Ting, Walmart, and Motorola dot com, this device was made available off-contract. The phone was available for $229 with 2GB RAM and 32GB internal storage or $299 with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/04/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
Moto G5 Plus review: Inexpensive doesn't have to mean cheap
Source: Good Gear Guide English
Try as I might to reconcile the $229 price tag for the G5 Plus, I can’t. Indeed, I have been testing the $299 model with double the RAM and storage, but the point stands: The G5 Plus is priced way below its value. From the metal housing and fast camera to battery life that’s enough to get through even the heaviest of work days, there’s a lot for Motorola to be proud of here.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/04/2017
70% Moto G5 Plus review: The budget maker grows up, offers a balance of design and performance
Source: Tech2.in.com English
This is not only the best Moto G, but also the most expensive one. The 3GB RAM variant with 16GB storage is priced at Rs 14,999 and the 4GB RAM version with 32GB storage at Rs 16,999. Comparing the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage is at Rs 12,999. Moto is not offering a 64GB variant. Of course Moto capitalises on the fact that it is offering the handset without any flash sales, whereas getting a Redmi Note 4 is a tough cookie.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/31/2017
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 75%
79% Moto G5 Plus Review
Source: Techniqued English
Moto G5 Plus is a good overall package from Lenovo with good build quality, excellent software experience, great camera with good performance and battery life. Priced at Rs 14,999 for the 3GB RAM variant, the G5 Plus is slightly pricey compared to the competition and offers only 16GB of storage. Some of the other cons include lack of compass sensor and LED light.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/30/2017
Rating: Total score: 79% price: 75% performance: 75% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
90% Moto G5 Plus Review: In Depth
Source: Recombu English
The Moto G5 Plus is a worthy continuation of the great value Moto G family, offering a more than satisfying user experience at an affordable price. Anyone after a dependable mobile snapper will be happy with the easy-to-use camera, while the impressive battery life and smooth performance make for a solid all-round smartphone.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/28/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
Moto G5 Plus Review: Quality Does Come Cheap
Source: iTech Post English
Everyone wants the best for their money's worth and the Moto G5 Plus perfectly fits that description. The latest handset from Lenovo is packed with some quality features at a relatively cheap price which makes it one of the more popular smartphones right now.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/27/2017
Moto G5 Plus review: Great value in a tacky shell
Source: Android Central English
Everyone wants the biggest, best, brightest phone to show off in front of their friends (and enemies). Usually, that means the biggest price tag. Enter the Moto G5 Plus, a great smartphone under $300 that performs amazingly well (even if it doesn't look all that great).
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/25/2017
Moto G5 Plus initial review: The best value on the market
Source: Android Guys English
The Moto G5 Plus has had an unassuming release. You probably haven’t seen much advertising outside maybe an Amazon ad or two. There hasn’t been a ton of buzz about the phone due to it being released between the LG G6 and the Samsung Galaxy S8 along with its budget price tag. But, that should change.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/24/2017
Moto G5 Plus review: The best budget smartphone
Source: New Atlas English
If saving cash is your priority and you want to keep your smartphone purchase down to $300 or less – with no installment payments or carrier strings attached – you can't beat the Moto G5 Plus. It's one of the most consumer-friendly smartphones, prioritizing value above all else. Perhaps most importantly, it's also a pleasure to use – delivering the basics with a no-frills, workmanlike efficiency.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/24/2017
Moto G5 Plus hands-on review
Source: PC Advisor English
Overall we're really impressed by the design of the Moto G5 Plus and the specs are good considering the price tag, but we'd still consider opting for the G5 instead. It's a whole £80 cheaper and we’re not sure the extra power and improved camera are worth that extra cash. The 0.2in difference in screen size is hardly noticeable, either. That's not to say this isn't a good mid-range phone, though. It can certainly compete with the Galaxy A3 and the Nokia 6, but so can the Moto G5 with that lower price. It's a tricky one to recommend when its smaller and cheaper sibling is so great!
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/24/2017
80% Motorola Moto G5 Plus
Source: PC Mag English
If you're looking for a great phone that won't break the bank, the Motorola Moto G5 Plus checks all the boxes. It has a premium metal build, a sharp display, long battery life, a solid good camera, up-to-date software, and some pretty cool unique features. Whether you pay $185 for the Amazon Prime version, or $300 for the fully loaded model reviewed here, you get more bang for your buck than the $250 Honor 6X. Yes, the Axon 7 has a faster processor and a higher-resolution display, but it also costs more and you can't use it on Sprint or Verizon. So if you're shopping for a new phone and $300 (or even $200) is the top of your budget, you can't beat the Moto G5 Plus. That makes it an Editors' Choice.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/24/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
The Motorola Moto G5 Plus works hard for your money
Source: CNet English
OK, while none of these are a deal breaker for me, there are some things I find annoying. The G5 Plus has NFC and that means you can use Android Pay -- unless you live in the US. Why doesn't the US get NFC? I don't know. A spokesperson for Motorola said that "in the US, NFC capabilities are in less demand within the value tier." Still, it's a bit of a bummer.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/24/2017
96% Moto G5 Plus review: Best sub-$300 smartphone lets you forget about the flagships
Source: Zdnet.com English
The Moto G5 Plus sold me on affordable phones and after all of these new phones are tried and tested, I may just be back to using it as my daily driver.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/24/2017
Rating: Total score: 96%
Moto G5 Plus: Economy class that gets you there (with video)
Source: Computerworld.com English
Moto's new Android phone may not set any speed records, but it's a solid, useful device with no bloat and a low price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/24/2017
90% Moto G5 Plus Review: Budget Done Right
Source: Tom's Guide English
With fantastic gesture controls, top-notch performance, great battery life and two models to choose from, the Moto G5 Plus is easily one of the best phones under $300.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/24/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Moto G5 Plus Review: A New Value Champion
Source: The Verge English
The Moto G5 Plus is simply an outstanding phone for the money. It’s cheap, comes without monthly installments or commitments, and you can take it anywhere. Sure, spending $100 or $200 more will get you a better overall package in the OnePlus 3T, or the hard-to-believe battery longevity of the Moto Z Play. But not everyone can do that. And though the Moto G5 Plus is by no means the best smartphone available today, it’s hard to find a better one at this price — especially if you’re an Amazon Prime subscriber.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/24/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Review: Motorola Moto G5 Plus
Source: Phone Scoop English
Motorola has a winner in the Moto G5 Plus. The phone isn't perfect, and yet it delivers a consistent and enjoyable experience no matter how you look at it. Motorola traded in the cheap, flashy plastics of older G series handsets for finer, more sedate metals in the G5 Plus. The result is a pleasing handset that looks and feels better than the price point. The phone has a great full HD screen, excellent build quality, and a nice size/weight. Everyone will be happy with the battery life and wireless performance, though call quality was a bit of a drag.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/24/2017
80% Moto G5 Plus review: Pure Android, good camera make it best phone under Rs 20,000
Source: India Today English
Absolutely. But buy it for the overall experience, and especially for that clean Android Nougat. Although the Moto G5 Plus performs well in all areas and has a nice enough design, its biggest strength remains its overall experience. Once again it is a Moto G, which is bigger than any one single part. Its camera is one of the best we have seen in this price bracket and its performance is fantastic, complete with the clean Android. Its design is attractive, although a curved glass on the screen, could have been the cherry on the cake.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/23/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
86% Moto G5 Plus review – excellent camera (condition apply)
Source: Gogi.in English
The Moto G5 Plus is a powerful, stable and a very good handset that supports VoLTE (reliance Jio works) and the camera is also excellent depending on your usage, in auto mode you will get above average quality. Battery life is decent. Overall it is a very good buy for the price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/21/2017
Rating: Total score: 86%
Moto G5 Plus Hands-On And First Look [Images]
Source: Mobygyaan English
Motorola continues to offer stock Android features even after Lenovo acquired it. It offers Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box while others are still playing around with the Marshmallow version of Android. On top of that, Motorola offers gesture-based controls like Chop Twice for Flashlight, Twist To Open Camera, Swipe to shrink screen and a few more. With Moto Display, you can see your notifications at a glance on the display without waking up the phone.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/18/2017
Moto G5 Plus Review: Decent Phone, Decent Price… Smells like Moto G Spirit!
Source: Tech PP English
Priced at Rs 14,999/Rs 16,999, the Moto G5 Plus is a great device in the budget phone segment but faces a lot of competition from the likes of Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, Honor 6X, and the Nubia N1, all priced considerably lower. Interestingly, each of those has an ace up its sleeves (the Note 4 and N1 have huge batteries, the 6X dual cameras and so on), and this is where the Moto G5 Plus lags – it does a lot of things very well but nothing really jumps out at you as being, well, specially special. The phone also faces stiff competition from the smartphone from its sister brand, the Lenovo Z2 Plus which comes with a hell of a spec sheet in the same price point. But then, just go back to what we said at the beginning:
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/16/2017
Moto G5 Plus Camera Review: Say Cheese to Simple and Steady!
Source: Tech PP English
Yes, we do think this is the best camera we have seen so far on any Moto G phone. And it is good enough to be one of the strong points of the phone, especially among those who do not like crowded interfaces and believe in hardcore point and shooting. That said, we think that those who were expecting picture quality that would be close to that of the Galaxy S7, the Pixel and OnePlus 3T, will be disappointed. The Moto G5 Plus is a steady, simple point and shooter, and takes its place alongside the likes of the dual camera Honor 6X in being the benchmark for photographic quality in the sub-Rs 20,000 (and in the case of its lower priced edition, sub-Rs.15,000) price range. If your needs are as simple as pointing, saying cheese and shooting, this is one of the better cameras at its price point!
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/16/2017
80% Moto G5 Plus review: A worthy successor to the Moto G4 Plus
Source: Gadget Show English
Ditching the plastic body is a correct move by Motorola, it is high time budget devices got the premium quality appearance as midrange and flagship devices. In the G5 Plus, Motorola has a phone that can be even more successful than its predecessor. It has everything that we liked from the G4 Plus and comes with a few extras.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/15/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Moto G5 Plus First Impression: It is a tad expensive!
Source: The Mobile Indian English
Overall, the Moto G5 Plus gives a mix impressions. On one hand, it does gives a premium look, but on the other, the design looks a tad similar to Honor 5C. The device has a compact form factor, a clean user interface which is a welcome move, but still faces a stiff competition from the likes of Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 and Honor 6X that deliver good performance in almost all the departments and are priced less than G5 Plus.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/15/2017
80% Moto G5 Plus Review: Very competent user experience
Source: The Indian Express English
At Rs 16,999, there’s little that the Moto G5 Plus gets wrong. It has a primary camera that impressed with every click. Gaming performance is surprisingly good and consistent. The battery comfortably lasts a day and coupled with Moto’s TurboPower charging, there’s going to be very few reasons to ever run out of juice. The Moto G5 Plus is a solid option for anyone who is looking for an all you do good performer that is excellent value for money.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/15/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Moto G5 Plus Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
If you are looking for a new budget-friendly smartphone, the Moto G5 Plus ticks most of the boxes. It will be going on sale online exclusively on Flipkart. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Review), our top pick in the budget smartphone segment, is regularly out of stock, and the Moto G5 Plus could be a decent alternative if availability isn't an issue, as promised by the company.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/15/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 70% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
Moto G5 Plus Review
Source: Fone Arena English
The Moto G5 Plus is a worthy addition to the family. It maintains the high standard set by its predecessors and improves in meaningful ways. Be it the metal construction, the improved camera module or just consistently good performance, there’s a lot to like here.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/15/2017
78% Moto G5 Plus Review
Source: Think Digit English
The Moto G5 Plus is more expensive this time, but it also has a vastly improved camera. It produces impressive contrast and dynamic range, taking photos that other phones in its category can't. This is complemented by impressive battery life and dependable performance. If Motorola had added waterproofing to this device, it would have been an absolute knockout.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/14/2017
Rating: Total score: 78%
First looks: The 5.2-inch Moto G5 Plus is carved out of aluminum
Source: Hardware Zone English
Finally, it runs on pure Android 7.0 OS (Nougat), so you're getting the latest and the leanest without breaking the bank.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/04/2017
Moto G5 Plus review: Hands-on with the new mid-range phone that only slightly improves on the Moto G5
Source: PC Advisor English
Overall we’re really impressed by the design of the Moto G5 Plus and the specs are good considering the price tag, but we’d still consider opting for the G5 instead. It’s a whole £90 cheaper and we’re not sure the extra power and improved camera are worth that extra cash. The 0.2in difference in screen size is hardly noticeable, either.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/27/2017
Moto G5 and G5 Plus hands-on
Source: GSM Arena English
Anyway, while other announcements garnered most of the hype, we have a feeling the Moto G5 and G5 Plus will prove to be some of the best phones to come out of this year's MWC.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/27/2017
Moto G5 Plus preview: A big dose of premium, without the prohibitive price tag
Source: Pocket Lint English
The Moto G5 Plus is a really interesting prospect. When once the mid-range market was awash with so-so phones, this near-£250 device sets out a strong stall of specs and style, in a category where many of the previous front runners are now up and away at the £400 price point. It clears the decks somewhat, leaving Motorola to take advantage.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/26/2017
Moto G5 and G5 Plus hands on: bringing premium looks to the mid-range
Source: Android Authority English
There’s no pretending these phones are anything even close to flagships in specs, but they certainly look the part. Samsung has successfully delivered its premium design to the Galaxy A series and the same approach will likely work wonders for Lenovo too. They deliver the same tried-and-true recipe the Moto G series has become famous for, but they do it in a style typically reserved for flagship phones. And that sounds like a recipe worth repeating.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 02/25/2017

Foreign Reviews

80% Die Rückkehr der G-Klasse
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/09/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
85% Preisleistungs-Tipp mit Foto-Schwäche
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/19/2017
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 90% features: 79% display: 83% mobility: 92%
82% Ist dieses Smartphone das Beste für 300 Euro?
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/05/2017
Rating: Total score: 82% features: 80% mobility: 100% workmanship: 80%
80% Stark Und Ausdauernd
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/17/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Das Moto G5 & Moto G5 Plus
Source: Android Mag German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 04/07/2017
Moto G5 oder Moto G5 Plus - welches soll man kaufen?
Source: RP-Online German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 04/07/2017
Lenovo Moto G5 Plus tolle Qualität & guter Preis
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/06/2017
90% Moto G5 Plus im Test: Gehobene Mittelklasse mit reinem Android
Source: Teltarif German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/06/2017
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 98% display: 70% mobility: 70%
Moto G5 und G5 Plus bieten viel fürs Geld
Source: n-tv German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 04/05/2017
Lenovo Moto G5 und G5 Plus
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/27/2017
Günstiger Vorreiter mit ordentlicher Hardware
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/27/2017
Lenovo Will Premium Für Alle
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/27/2017
80% Moto G5 Plus
Source: Hipertextual Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/25/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
81% Moto G5 Plus, análisis y opinión
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/20/2017
Rating: Total score: 81% price: 80% features: 80% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 70%
86% Review Del Moto G5 Plus: ¿El Rey De La Gama Media En 2017?
Source: Value Nomad España Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/20/2017
Rating: Total score: 86% performance: 81% display: 85% mobility: 84% workmanship: 87%
Motorola Moto G5 Plus, lo hemos probado
Source: Tuexperto Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Decent hardware; fast system; flexible fingerprint sensor. Negative: No USB-C; mediocre design.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/26/2017
Características del Motorola Moto G5 Plus
Source: Sin Celular Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Long battery life; nice performance; fast fingerprint sensor. Negative: Poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/25/2017
Las Ventajas y Desventajas del Moto G5 Plus que debes conocer
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Large screen; nice display; good processor; quick charge. Negative: Heavy and bulky; poor cameras; high price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/09/2017
[Review] Moto G5 Plus: quase lá
Source: Gizmodo Brasil Portuegese PT→EN
Positive: Fast system; decent hardware; nice design. Negative: No NFC.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/13/2017
5 motivos para você COMPRAR o Moto G5 Plus
Source: Canaltech Portuegese PT→EN
Positive: Long battery life; quick charge; good cameras.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/30/2017
5 motivos para você NÃO comprar o Moto G5 Plus
Source: Canaltech Portuegese PT→EN
Negative: Unsupport waterproof; weak hardware.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/30/2017
Smartphone Motorola Moto G5 Plus - Recensione Caratteristiche Prezzo
Source: Smartphone e tablet android Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/09/2017
Rating: performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 70%
80% Lenovo Moto G5 Plus Recensione: Potente E Duraturo
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/15/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Moto G5 Plus: lo smartphone di fascia media che sorprende in autonomia
Source: Ridble Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/07/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Lenovo Moto G5 Plus Recensione: Il Rinnovamento Che Aspettavamo?
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/30/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
85% Moto G5 Plus è il miglior Android sotto i 300 euro? | Recensione
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/25/2017
Rating: Total score: 85%
85% Recensione Lenovo G5 Plus
Source: AndroidWorld.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/22/2017
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 75% features: 80% display: 75% mobility: 80% ergonomy: 80%
80% Lenovo Moto G5 Plus Recensione: Il Rinnovamento Che Aspettavamo?
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/21/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
84% Recensione Moto G5 Plus (by Lenovo): il più Motorola di tutti i Moto
Source: Toms Hardware Italia Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/19/2017
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 93% features: 81% display: 84% mobility: 86% ergonomy: 80%
84% Moto G5 Plus recensione e pagella
Source: Batista70Phone Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/18/2017
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 80% display: 80% mobility: 80% ergonomy: 90%
86% RECENSIONE Moto G5 plus
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/16/2017
Rating: Total score: 86% price: 85% display: 80% mobility: 89% workmanship: 78%
Lenovo Moto G5 Plus: I Pro E Contro Con La Recensione
Source: Tecno Cino Italian IT→EN
Positive: Long battery life; memory card slot; dual sim; attractive design; good speakers. Negative: Poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/23/2017
Moto G5 Plus: la recensione
Source: Androidiani Italian IT→EN
Positive: Decent cameras; metal case; great built quality; good price. Negative: No NFC; average speakers.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/14/2017
Recensione Lenovo Moto G5 Plus, il ritorno del Best Buy
Source: Pianeta Cellulare Italian IT→EN
Positive: High autonomy; fast charging; dual sim. Negative: Mediocre design.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/10/2017
Recensione Lenovo Moto G5 Plus, il ritorno del Best Buy
Source: Pianeta Cellulare Italian IT→EN
Positive: Metal case; decent cameras; good price. Negative: Mediocre speakers.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/20/2017
Moto G5 e G5 Plus - Scopriamoli
Source: Techstation.it Italian IT→EN
Positive: Low price; attractive design; good ergonomy.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 02/28/2017
Lenovo Moto G5 Plus Hands-On: Un Premium Abbordabile
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Positive: Beautiful design. Negative: Relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/26/2017
90% Motorola Moto G5 Plus review: grote broer maakt indruk
Source: All About Phones Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/18/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Review: Lenovo Moto G5 Plus (Android Smartphone)
Source: GadgetGear.nl Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/11/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
Hands-on Moto G5 (Plus): kleiner en completer
Source: AndroidWorld.nl Dutch NL→EN
Positive: Compact size; fast fingerprint sensor; good price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/28/2017
80% Test Lenovo Moto G5 Plus
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/25/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Test Du Lenovo Moto G5 Plus : Le Renouveau Attendu ?
Source: AndroidPit.fr French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/20/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Test du Lenovo Moto G5 Plus : version boostée, mais plus chère
Source: Top for Phone French FR→EN
Positive: Nice performance; elegant design. Negative: Relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/17/2017
85% Recenzja Moto G5 Plus – mając do wydania 1300 złotych, to jeden z faworytów
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/19/2017
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 85% display: 85% mobility: 85% workmanship: 75%
Moto G5 Plus: эконом-класс довезет куда требуется
Source: DGL.ru RU→EN
Positive: Low price. Negative: Poor display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/28/2017
Смартфон Motorola Moto G5 Plus: Обзор
Source: Product Test RU→EN
Positive: Good price; high autonomy; nice performance; good cameras; quick charge. Negative: Mediocre design.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/03/2017
Prise En Main Du Lenovo Moto G5 Plus : Du Premium Abordable
Source: Product Test RU→EN
Positive: Impressive design; smart Moto Mods.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/26/2017
Trên tay Moto G5 và G5 Plus: Trải nghiệm cao cấp ở mức giá tầm trung
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Good price; great built quality; fast fingerprint sensor; quick charge.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/28/2017
95% Test Motorola Moto G5 Plus
Source: Tek.no NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/07/2017
Rating: Total score: 95%
83% Motorola Moto G5 Plus test – til prisen et fremragende valg
Source: Mere Mobil.dk DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/04/2017
Rating: Total score: 83%
74% Test: Lenovo Moto G5 Plus
Source: Mobil.se SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/23/2017
Rating: Total score: 74%

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Model:

The Lenovo Moto G5 Plus was unveiled at the MWC 2017 trade show. So far, there have been four generations of the Moto G, and while not all have done equally well, they have definitely been in demand. The company will hope that Moto G5 Plus can build on the success of its predecessors. It is the first Moto G-series phone to have a metal body and is also the first smartphone in its price category to launch with Android Nougat out-of-the-box. Motorola has managed to keep the price competitive while offering enough features for this phone to compete with models that cost more. With this fifth generation, the Moto G has finally been given a metal body. The Moto G5 Plus now sport an aluminium finish, and the big-screen Moto G5 Plus model definitely feels sturdy. At first glance, the new Moto G5 Plus looks a lot like the mid-range Moto Z Play. The biggest differentiator is the oval fingerprint sensor that sits right below the screen, as opposed to the Moto Z's square one. At 7.7mm thick, the Moto G5 Plus isn't very slim, but that but helps to grip the phone better.

The power and volume buttons are on the right, located comfortably for single-hand operation. The 3.5mm audio jack and Micro-USB port for charging and data transfer are at the bottom. At the up top is the SIM tray, which also holds microSD cards to supplement the 32GB or 64GB of built-in storage. For display, the Moto G5 Plus features a 1080p IPS LCD panel with flawless viewing angles. However, that colours are somewhat muted compared to the vivid OLED displays on the Moto Z line even in the vibrant display mode. Below the screen is a wide, oblong fingerprint reader. By default, it is just like Moto’s other fingerprint scanners that will unlock the phone or lock it again when you hold your finger down a bit longer. But there is also a neat trick that turns off Android’s on-screen buttons (back, home, and recent) and allow users to replicate them with swiping gestures.

The biggest feature that Lenovo is emphasising with the G5 Plus is the camera inside. It’s a 12-megapixel f/1.7 sensor with larger individual pixels to pull in more light. There’s a pro mode that allows users to adjust white balance, shutter speed and ISO. Compared to other phones in this price range, the G5’s camera is ahead. The G5 Plus includes a Snapdragon 625, which pairs eight 2.0GHz ARM Cortex A53 CPU cores with a 650MHz Adreno 506 GPU. The Moto G5 Plus supports two Nano-SIMs, both of which can connect to 4G networks, though only one at a time. NFC, VoLTE, and GLONASS are also supported. The phone is powered by a 3000mAh battery and supports TurboPower fast charging. It measures 150.2x74x7.7mm. The G5 Plus is definitely a benchmark for other mid-range smartphones. With good features, software and a very reasonable price, it will be the choice for many users out there.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Qualcomm Adreno 506: Integrated graphics card in the Snapdragon 625 SoC and based on the new 500-series architecture with support for Vulkan, OpenGL ES 3.1 + AE (3.2) and UBWC. Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
625: Mid-range octa-core SoC with eight ARM Cortex-A53 cpu cores at up to 2 GHz, an Adreno 506 GPU, a DDR3L-1866 memory controller and a X9 LTE (Cat 7) modem. Manufactured in the modern 14nm process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5.2":

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.155 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Lenovo: Lenovo ( "Le" as in the English word legend and "novo" (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. From 2004, the company has been the largest laptop manufacturer in China and got the fourth largest manufacturer worldwide after the acquisition of IBM's PC division in 2005. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company also produces monitors, projectors, servers, etc.

In 2011, Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer, owned the majority of the company. In 2014, Lenovo took over Motorola Mobility, which gave them a boost in the smartphone market.

From 2014 to 2016 Lenovo's market share in the global notebook market was 20-21%, ranking second behind HP. However, the distance decreased gradually. In the smartphone market, Lenovo did not belong to the Top 5 global manufacturers in 2016.


83.46%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.
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Stefan Hinum, 2017-03-11 (Update: 2017-03-11)