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Lenovo Moto G5

Specifications

Lenovo Moto G5
Lenovo Moto G5 (Moto G Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
Memory
3072 MB 
Display
5 inch 16:9, 1920x1080 pixel 441 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
16 GB eMMC Flash, 16 GB 
, 10 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5mm combo, Card Reader: microSD up to 128 GB, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: acceleration, proximity, gyroscope, 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); Bandwith (Download/​Upload): 150Mbps/​50Mbps; SAR: 0,618 W/kg (head), 1,340 W/kg (body), LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 9.5 x 144.3 x 73 ( = 0.37 x 5.68 x 2.87 in)
Battery
10.8 Wh, 2800 mAh Lithium-Ion, removeable, Quick charge
Operating System
Android 7.0 Nougat
Camera
Primary Camera: 13 MPix f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, LED flash, videos @ 1080p/30fps
Secondary Camera: 5 MPix f/2.2, wide angle
Additional features
Speakers: front speaker, Keyboard: virtual keyboard, charger, 24 Months Warranty, fanless
Weight
144.5 g ( = 5.1 oz / 0.32 pounds), Power Supply: 73 g ( = 2.58 oz / 0.16 pounds)
Price
200 Euro

 

Average Score: 77.48% - good
Average of 46 scores (from 88 reviews)
price: 83%, performance: 70%, features: 62%, display: 78% mobility: 75%, workmanship: 74%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 94%

Reviews for the Lenovo Moto G5

83% Lenovo Moto G5 Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
The next generation. With its latest reincarnation, the Moto G tries to lure us with good value for money and a charming appearance. Our in-depth review is going to reveal whether or not the fifth generation Moto G is once again going to tread in its predecessor's footsteps and become yet another compelling midrange Moto smartphone.
80% Moto G5 review
Source: PC Advisor English
There’s plenty of competition in Android’s budget market, but the Moto G5 is the best around right now. The build quality alone feels like it belongs on a much more expensive phone, while the fingerprint gesture controls genuinely improve the Android experience. The benchmarks and battery hold it back, but they're not unreasonable given the price - and you won't find a much better looking phone at £169.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Moto G5 review: If price is everything, this is the budget phone to buy
Source: Pocket Lint English
With other manufacturers pushing into pricier brackets, the Moto G5 sticks to its £169 guns and delivers a fairly knock-out performance for the price point. It's more sophisticated to look at than its G4 predecessor, will handle all manner of tasks easily, and has a nifty fingerprint scanner too.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/24/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
92% Moto G5 review: Motorola continues their decent budget smartphone tradition
Source: Techaeris English
If you’re looking for a smartphone with more than the basic features to get you through the day with decent performance and isn’t going to break the bank, Motorola has proved once again why the Moto G series is one to strongly consider.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/22/2017
Rating: Total score: 92% price: 95% performance: 90% display: 100% mobility: 85% workmanship: 95%
80% Motorola Moto G5 smartphone review
Source: Good Gear Guide English
At $299 this is the cheapest smartphone we’ve seen in a long while – even less than the $328 Oppo A57. Which would we rather have? Well, the Oppo has a better processor and 3GB of RAM. We’d also say that the cameras were slightly better too – especially the high-resolution selfie camera. It also comes with a free case.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
81% Moto G5 — Australian Review
Source: Ausdroid English
Thumbs up to Motorola Australia for committing to quarterly security updates for the Moto G5 as well as a definite update to Android version O. During Ausdroid’s in person briefing with Motorola they also confirmed that they consider Android 7.1 to be a maintenance release, not a major OS update – so you won’t be getting that, but Android O is on the cards.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 81% price: 90% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
70% Moto G5 review: Nougat on a budget`
Source: Neowin English
All said and done, the latest entry in the G-series is good but leaves a lot to be desired. This feels like a half-thought-out G5 Plus and, frankly, it’s a little confusing. On its own, the Moto G5 is an interesting proposal. It tries to be a lot for a lot less, something Moto G has stood for since forever but falls short on several counts. Lenovo cut too many corners to bring the cost down on the G5, and it shows. The way I see it, the company is giving consumers two choices. One, either go all the way and buy a G5 Plus which has everything this phone doesn’t including an all-metal unibody, more internal storage, a better camera and processor or, a buy a G5 which trades off all these features by having a removable battery, expandable storage, and a smaller price-tag. So, if you want Nougat on a budget and can temper your expectations, Moto G5 may just be a good fit.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/09/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Motorola Moto G5 review
Source: What Hi-Fi English
The Moto G5 may not quench the thirst of a flagship hunter then, but for anyone looking for a smart, well-specced phone at a good price, it should definitely be high on the consideration list.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/05/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Motorola Moto G5
Source: T Break English
Overall, I actually like the Moto G5. For its price of just AED 699, the G5 is quite an impressive phone. Sure it has a few flaws in terms of design and features, but it can be overlooked due to it being a budget phone. I would highly recommend it to anyone who wants a decent phone without having to shell out too much.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/03/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 85% performance: 75% workmanship: 60%
65% Moto G5 Review: A $250 smartphone with everything you need
Source: Mobile Syrup English
At $250 and with so much to commend it, the Moto G5 has become my new favourite budget device, and in some respects rates on a par with mid-range devices I’ve tried, particularly when it comes to battery, design and UI.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/03/2017
Rating: Total score: 65%
70% Motorola Moto G5 Review
Source: Phone Arena English
At the end of the day, when all's said and done, the Moto G5 is a decent cheap phone that gets the job done: calls, emails, browsing, etc, but probably not one that you will love using. For that, you’ll have to spend a bit more.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/02/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
Moto G5 phones arriving in Australia
Source: Gadgetguy English
Can buy both the Moto G5 and the standard Moto G5 Plus at the usual chains and online at Motorola, while the larger memory version of the Moto G5 Plus is only available direct from Motorola.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/30/2017
Moto G5 review: A good, but not game-changing smartphone
Source: The Indian Express English
There aren’t many faults in the Moto G5; still it is hard recommending this phone. Instead Moto G5 Plus seems a more better proposition, even though it is more expensive. Essentially you’re paying for a better processor, more storage, a better camera, and a larger screen. The G5 Plus is clearly a better phone over the G5. If you’re not interested in either of the phones, the Redmi Note 4 might be the better option.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/25/2017
75% Motorola Moto G5 review:
Source: CNet English
The Moto G5 is the phone to get if you want an everyday phone for as little possible, but if you want higher-end features like NFC then go for the G5 Plus.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/24/2017
Rating: Total score: 75% performance: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
80% Moto G5 review
Source: PC Advisor English
There’s plenty of competition in Android’s budget market, but the Moto G5 is the best around right now. The build quality alone feels like it belongs on a much more expensive phone, while the fingerprint gesture controls genuinely improve the Android experience. The benchmarks and battery hold it back, but they're not unreasonable given the price - and you won't find a much better looking phone at £169.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/21/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Motorola Moto G5 preview
Source: GSM Arena English
When the Moto G first came out, it was all about offering a great smartphone experience at a low price. Today, the price is still fairly low but the experience is no longer great, at least with this particular device. The Moto G5 feels like a compromise in a way the original never did. We haven't had chance to spend a lot of time with the more expensive G5 Plus but it doesn't take a genius to figure out that it is the premiere Moto G experience; the one we have been led to expect by now. Unfortunately, it is also much more expensive, which means we have gone from having a great experience at a low price to having to choose between the two.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/13/2017
85% Moto G5 review: Motorola's affordable mid-range handset continues to impress
Source: Zdnet.com English
In evaluating the Moto G5 we have to remember that it costs just £159. Given its affordability, a metal backplate, a good fingerprint sensor with additional controls on the sensor pad, a range of additional gesture controls, a separate second SIM slot and a decent 5-inch screen are all significant plus points. That said, it's not a big advance on last year's Moto G4, which has a larger 5.5-inch display. The 2016 model remains an attractive option, and could be real bargain if picked up second-hand.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/13/2017
Rating: Total score: 85%
Moto G5 Review
Source: Fone Arena English
Even though the phone has a good build quality, camera is decent and the performance is good, the phone has heating issues. This phone will suit those who prefer a small phone with a 5-inch screen, fingerprint sensor, dedicated SIM and microSD slots and stock Android experience. Otherwise there are a smartphones such as Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 in the same price range. The Moto G5 is currently available exclusively from Amazon.in.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/11/2017
90% Moto G (2017) review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
If you find the Moto G4 at the same price as the Moto G5 or cheaper, there’s a very good argument for buying the older model unless you prefer the design of the new model. The screen’s bigger, the processor a little faster and the camera similar in terms of image quality.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 90% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
60% Moto G5
Source: Gadget Show English
Motorola's new Moto G5 is surely an upgrade to the Moto G4, in more than one ways. The phone has a new design language, removable battery, a decent camera, average SoC and display. Given the price tag of Rs 11,999 and the specifications, the Moto G5 looks like another budget smartphone in the already saturated market.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/06/2017
Rating: Total score: 60%
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%
75% Moto G5 review: Pure Android Nougat saves the day for it
Source: India Today English
Absolutely. But buy it for the Android Nougat experience. In my opinion the almost stock Android experience on the Moto G5 is worth its price. The Android Nougat keeps the phone simple, usable and functional. The fact that the Moto G5 has all the basic feature you need in the phone, along with a rather premium look and feel, also makes it a very likable phone.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/05/2017
Rating: Total score: 75%
70% Moto G5 Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
At Rs. 11,999, the Moto G5's biggest attraction is its near-stock Android Nougat experience, and the Google Assistant feature which is hard to find on any other device in this price segment. Those looking for alternatives should consider the Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime which packs a lot of the same hardware. The Panasonic Eluga Ray Max (First impressions), which was recently unveiled, could also be a decent option at this price point. Users looking for more power can choose between the Lenovo K6 Power (Review) or the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Review).
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/05/2017
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 80% performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70%
80% Moto G5 review
Source: Techradar English
With a shiny new metal body, a super-slick fingerprint sensor and decent specs, the Moto G5 offers real value for money. It’s another obvious choice for Android bargain hunters.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/05/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Moto G5 Review
Source: Think Digit English
Overall, the Moto G5 is a good overall smartphone, and has something to offer for everyone. It isn’t the most well-built smartphone, but is definitely one of the most ergonomic. It doesn't have the most vibrant display to consume content, but isn't bad either. The display is visible in the sun, and everyday performance is acceptable. The buit-in speaker and limited 16GB storage are the only drawbacks. We do not recommend anyone to buy a phone with 16GB storage, unless all you need is calling, basic messaging apps and internet access.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/04/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
Moto G5 First Impressions: Nothing new here, folks!
Source: The Mobile Indian English
Overall, the Motorola Moto G5 has its hits and misses. The smartphone carries a compact design, but it is a tad similar to its elder sibling. The device has a clean user interface with a host of interesting features, but still when compared to the likes of Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 and Honor 6X, which has a strong record in terms of performance and gives a premium look, the smartphone lags behind the competition, at least on papers.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/04/2017
78% Moto G5 Review: Hello, Junior G5 Plus!
Source: Tech PP English
The Moto G5 is not really an exceptional device for its price of Rs 11,999 and we did not find our jaws crawling on the ground while we reviewed it (something that happened when we were reviewing the Xiaomi Redmi 4A – the camera surprised us big time in particular) but considering the fact that it is a budget segment phone, the G5 has not done too poorly in any of the departments.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/04/2017
Rating: Total score: 78% price: 80% performance: 70% workmanship: 80%
80% Moto G5 review
Source: PC Advisor English
There’s fierce competition in Android’s mid-range market, but the Moto G5 is a strong contender. The build quality alone feels like it belongs on a much more expensive phone, while the fingerprint gesture controls genuinely improve the Android experience. The benchmarks and battery hold it back, but they're not unreasonable given the price - and you won't find a much better looking phone at £169. You might want to spend the extra to get the Moto G5 Plus with more storage, a better camera and more.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/31/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% Moto G5 Review: In Depth
Source: Recombu English
The new Moto G5 stays true to the G family formula, focussing on aspects like design, battery, camera and at £169, affordability. Certain elements, like storage, fall short of the mark, but for the most part, the Moto G5 packs in plenty of character, functionality and should appeal to social media butterflies, the budget conscious or just fans of the G series brand.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/28/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
Moto G5 hands-on review
Source: PC Advisor English
There’s fierce competition in Android’s mid-range market, but the Moto G5 looks like a clear standout. The build quality, and battery all feel like they belong on a much more expensive phone, while the fingerprint gesture controls genuinely improve the Android experience, while making the most of the smaller screen size. And with all that at £169, you just can’t argue with the price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/24/2017
80% Test Lenovo Moto G5 : l’entrée de gamme par excellence
Source: Phone Arena English
Lenovo a parfaitement compris les attentes de nombreuses personnes qui veulent un smartphone capable de tout faire correctement sans pour autant y mettre une fortune. Nous conseillons le Moto G5 à tous ceux qui cherchent un mobile équilibré qui embarque la dernière version d'Android. L’option dual SIM et l’autonomie solide plairont également aux professionnels, le tout à un tarif sous la barre des 200 euros. Le Moto G5 est une valeur sûre sur l’entrée de gamme, une vraie réussite.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/20/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Moto G5 review: Hands on with the mid-range phone that feels like a flagship, now available in the UK
Source: PC Advisor English
There’s fierce competition in Android’s mid-range market, but the Moto G5 looks like a clear standout. The build quality, and battery all feel like they belong on a much more expensive phone, while the fingerprint gesture controls genuinely improve the Android experience, while making the most of the smaller screen size. And with all that at £169, you just can’t argue with the price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/16/2017
Moto G5
Source: Trusted Reviews English
Motorola has consistently impressed with the Moto G range, offering great hardware at a very reasonable price. This year it looks to have done exactly that once again. The Snapdragon 430 is a bit of a letdown, and it remains to be seen how much performance will be impacted. For the most part, though, the Moto G5 keeps everything that made last year's model great, and brings a new design along with a load of new features that should be enough to keep the Moto G series at the top of the mid-range market.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/28/2017
Moto G5 review: Hands on with the mid-range phone that feels like a flagship
Source: PC Advisor English
There’s fierce competition in Android’s mid-range market, but the Moto G5 looks like a clear standout. The build quality, and battery all feel like they belong on a much more expensive phone, while the fingerprint gesture controls genuinely improve the Android experience, while making the most of the smaller screen size. And with all that at £169, you just can’t argue with the price.
Single Review, online available, 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
Lenovo Moto G5 hands-on review
Source: Stuff TV English
Certain omissions and design decisions - particularly that micro-USB port and limited storage - do detract slightly from the otherwise solid mobile experience that the G5 offers, but it still remains a stellar all-rounder, at least on first hold.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/27/2017
Moto G5 preview: The best budget phone, now dressed in a full metal jacket
Source: Pocket Lint English
As affordable phones go, none can better than Moto G5 from what we've seen of it. That it's an improved device compared to the earlier G4 - both in terms of spec and style - is quite an achievement given that the price point remains a very reasonable £169.
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

Premium zum Billigpreis
Source: Heute German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/28/2017
76% Budget-Smartphone erhält Rundumerneuerung
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/27/2017
Rating: Total score: 76% features: 70% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
72% Lenovo Moto G5 gute Qualität zu fairem Preis
Source: Android TV German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/24/2017
Rating: Total score: 72% price: 80% performance: 75% mobility: 75% workmanship: 90%
68% Lenovo Moto G5
Source: Chinahandys.net German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/18/2017
Rating: Total score: 68% performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 60% workmanship: 50%
80% Wie Das Pixel, Bloss Für 200 Euro
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/11/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Lenovo kehrt zur bewährten Motorola-Tradition zurück
Source: Golem German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/11/2017
Lenovo Moto G5 einfach und gut?
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/10/2017
Das Moto G5 & Moto G5 Plus
Source: Android Mag German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 04/07/2017
Lenovo baut tolle Hardware und Software mit großem Aber
Source: Computerbase German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, 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
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: 04/04/2017
Lenovos 2017Er Midrange-Phone
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/24/2017
Rückkehr des Preisbrechers?
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/24/2017
Günstiges Einsteiger-Smartphone mit einer guten Kamera
Source: Notebooksbilliger Blog German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/28/2017
Lenovos 2017Er Midrange-Phone
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/27/2017
Lenovo Moto G5 und G5 Plus
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 02/27/2017
Kompakter, edler und mit Galaxy S7-Features
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/27/2017
Günstiges Smartphone der Mittelklasse ausprobiert
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/27/2017
71% Moto G5, análisis y opinión
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/11/2017
Rating: Total score: 71% price: 70% features: 60% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 60%
75% Moto G5, análisis y experiencia de uso
Source: El Androide Libre Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/24/2017
Rating: Total score: 75%
Así es el Moto G5, un sólido gama media
Source: Media Trends Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Metal case; support dual sim; nice display. Negative: Weak hardware; poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/13/2017
Probamos el Moto G5: difícil encontrar un móvil 'low cost' tan completo como este
Source: El Confidencial Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Decent cameras; nice display; support dual sim and microSD. Negative: Low performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/11/2017
Moto G5 Ventajas y Desventajas a Fondo
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Nice design; flexible fingerprint sensor; good price. Negative: Weak hardware.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/05/2017
MWC 2017: Moto G5 y Moto G5 Plus, características para todos los bolsillos
Source: Media Trends Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Metal case; good price; nice display. Negative: No NFC.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/28/2017
Moto G5 & Moto G5 Plus | A PERFEIÇÃO dos gama-média | Hands-on
Source: 4G News Portuegese PT→EN
Positive: Metal case; good price; nice display; decent hardware; good cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/08/2017
Motorola Moto G5 (2017) - Análise Completa/Review
Source: Canaltech Portuegese PT→EN
Positive: Decent hardware; good cameras; quick charge.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/07/2017
Smartphone Motorola Moto G5 - Recensione Caratteristiche Prezzo
Source: Smartphone e tablet android Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/05/2017
Rating: performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70%
79% Recensione Lenovo Moto G5
Source: AndroidWorld.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/04/2017
Rating: Total score: 79% price: 70% features: 75% display: 80% mobility: 65% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 80%
80% Lenovo Moto G5 Recensione: Il "Pixel" A Meno Di 200 Euro
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/07/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% RECENSIONE Moto G5
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/25/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% display: 75% mobility: 79% workmanship: 60%
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
Moto G5 Hands-On: Lo Smartphone Lenovo Di Fascia Media Del 2017
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Positive: Compact size; good price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/26/2017
90% Motorola Moto G5 review: erg goede allrounder laat weinig steekjes vallen
Source: All About Phones Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/25/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Lenovo Moto G5 - Weer een goede budgetsmartphone
Source: Computer Totaal Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/03/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
Lenovo Moto G5: eerste indruk
Source: Consumentenbond Dutch NL→EN
Positive: Good price; nice performance; decent display; long battery life; good cameras. Negative: No NFC.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/22/2017
70% [TEST] Lenovo Moto G5 et Moto G5 Plus : des smartphones convaincants à un prix abordable
Source: Meilleurmobile French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/19/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Le tout nouveau Moto G5 est disponible : voilà ce qu’on en a pensé !
Source: Geekbecois French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/05/2017
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 90% performance: 60% workmanship: 80%
80% Test Du Lenovo Moto G5 : Le "Pixel" À Moins De 200 Euros
Source: AndroidPit.fr French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/06/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Lenovo Moto G5
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/28/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Test Du Lenovo Moto G5, Un Nouveau Design Et Une Expérience Pure D'Android
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/16/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80% display: 90% workmanship: 80%
Test du Lenovo Moto G5 : l’entrée de gamme correct
Source: Top for Phone French FR→EN
Positive: Low price; nice design. Negative: Poor display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/16/2017
Prise En Main Du Moto G5 : Le Smartphone Milieu De Gamme Lenovo De 2017
Source: AndroidPit.fr French FR→EN
Positive: Good price; nice design.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/26/2017
83% Lenovo Moto G5 – test i recenzja
Source: Tablety Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/24/2017
Rating: Total score: 83%
Смартфон Motorola Moto G5: Обзор
Source: Product Test RU→EN
Positive: Low price; fast fingerprint sensor; quick charge; decent cameras; nice display. Negative: Mediocre design.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/28/2017
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
80% Test Motorola Moto G5
Source: Tek.no NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/03/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Test af Motorola Moto G5: Fornuftig telefon til fornuftig pris
Source: Mobil DK DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/28/2017
Rating: Total score: 70% display: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 50%
67% Motorola Moto G5 test – klarer sig fornuftigt til prisen
Source: Mere Mobil.dk DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/22/2017
Rating: Total score: 67%
67% RECENZIA Lenovo Moto G5: Lacný a prekvapivo dobrý smartfón
Source: Android Portal SK→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/18/2017
Rating: Total score: 67% performance: 70% display: 70% workmanship: 60%
Lenovo Moto G5 review – un smartphone ieftin care merită luat
Source: Computerblog.ro →EN
Positive: Solid workmanship; attractive design; good price; nice performance; decent cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/23/2017

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Lenovo Moto G5 is one of the budget smartphones which features performance without splashing much cash. Being under the Moto G series, it still remains as an affordable smartphone with great performance and design. This time around, Lenovo has tried to amp up the design and feel of the Moto G5 quite a bit. Looking at the predecessor of the Moto G5, The Moto G4 had metal at its sides with a plastic plate on its back. However, the Moto G5 inverts this. It’s really mostly plastic, but tricking into thinking it’s mostly metal by slipping a thin sheet of aluminium into the rear. The user can pull the whole back off. Upon pulling the back off, the plastic coat with a metal panel can be seen. The Moto G5 is a lovely phone to hold. It is not slippery and with just the right amount of grip. The fine-grained matte finish on the rear is a big step forward in terms of sophistication.

The design of the Moto G5 shows an effort to seem more premium than the Moto G4. The lines between the metal and plastic on the back, and the big black glass circle holding the camera look more deliberate than most designs bunged into a Moto G to date. The look is bezel-heavy too, meaning the G5 is 3mm wider than the Galaxy S7 even though it has a slightly smaller screen. As for the display, the Moto G5 is about 5 inches across. This makes the Moto G5 more pocketable and easier to use one-handed than before. Display quality is great for the price. It is a 1080p screen, which delivers fantastic sharpness. Colours do look fairly natural, reasonably well-saturated, and there’s a toggle in the Settings menu that allows users to flick between a normal and slightly more saturated look. The vivid mode looks fairly close to the display of a much more expensive phone.

Under the hood, it is a similar story. The base Moto G5 has a 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 430, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage. It has a microSD slot available to get more storage space. For the rear camera, core specifications remain the same with an aperture of f/2 and resolution of 13 megapixels. According to Motorola, it has improved the camera over the G4, though, adding phase-detect autofocus to speed up capture. As for the front camera, the front 5MP camera is nowhere near the best out there. It is basic, but fine for the cash. The Moto G5 has a 2800mAh battery. A user can also remove the battery, which is a real rarity these days. For the operating system, the Moto G5 runs more-or-less pure Android, with just a few Moto tweaks. The active display shows the time, battery life and any notifications icons , even if the phone is in standby mode. The idea is to be able to see what is up without actually waking it up fully. There are some Moto-staple gestures too. A couple of quick flicks toggle the torch and a sharp turn of the phone in hand zaps right to the camera from standby. As usual, the user can toggle all of these features in the Moto app.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Qualcomm Adreno 505: 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.
430: Lower mainstream octa-core ARM Cortex-A53 SoC clocked at up to 1.4 GHz and the Adreno 505 GPU, a DDR3L-1600 memory controller as well as an X6 LTE (Cat. 4) modem.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5":

This is a typical smartphone diagonal.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.1445 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.


77.48%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
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Stefan Hinum, 2017-03-11 (Update: 2017-03-11)