Motorola Moto G5s


Motorola Moto G5s
Motorola Moto G5s (Moto G5s Series)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937) 8 x 1.4 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
3072 MB 
5.2 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 424 PPI, Capacitive touchscreen, IPS, glossy: yes
32 GB eMMC Flash, 32 GB 
, 21.7 GB free
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3,5mm-Headsetport, Card Reader: microSD up to 128 GB, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: acceleration sensor, gyroscope, proximity sensor, USB-OTG
802.11a/b/g/n (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.2, GSM (850/​900/​1800/​1900), UMTS (850/​900/​1900/​2100), LTE (B1/​B3/​B5/​B7/​B8/​B19/​B20/​B28/​B38/​B40); Max. bandwidth (download/​upload): 150Mbps/​50Mbps, Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 9.5 x 150 x 73.5 ( = 0.37 x 5.91 x 2.89 in)
11.4 Wh, 3000 mAh Lithium-Ion, QuickCharge
Operating System
Android 7.1 Nougat
Primary Camera: 16 MPix f/​2.0, phase-detection-af, LED-flash, videos @1080p/​30fps
Secondary Camera: 5 MPix f/​2.0, LED-flash
Additional features
Speakers: mono-speaker at the bottom, Keyboard: virtual keyboard, Fast charger, USB-cable, SIM-card tool, Moto, 24 Months Warranty, Head-SAR: 0.472W/​kg, Body-SAR: 1.050W/​kg, fanless
157 g ( = 5.54 oz / 0.35 pounds), Power Supply: 81 g ( = 2.86 oz / 0.18 pounds)
249 Euro



Average Score: 73.5% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 52%, features: 42%, display: 86% mobility: 79%, workmanship: 84%, ergonomy: 79%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the Motorola Moto G5s

83% Motorola Moto G5s Smartphone | Notebookcheck
Camera evolution. The special edition of the Moto G5 is intended to add to Motorola's selection of mid-range smartphones, and there have been a number of changes to make that happen. Most notably, the camera has been significantly enhanced. In our review, we will ascertain whether this will prove a marked improvement in everyday use.
64% Die besten Phones unter 200 Euro
Source: Android Smartphone - 6/18 German
Single Review, , Very Short, Date: 11/01/2018
Rating: Total score: 64% performance: 74% mobility: 67% workmanship: 80%


Qualcomm Adreno 505:

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these 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.


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.

0.157 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.

Motorola: The original company Motorola Inc was split in 2011. Motorola Mobility got the smartphone range and was taken over by Google in 2012 and by Lenovo in 2014. The Motorola smartphone brand continues for the time being. There are still a lot of reviews on Motorola Mobiles with average ratings.

73.5%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2018-11-10)