Motorola Moto G5 Review

Created date: 09/30/2018, 14:00:41, Updated date: 04/15/2020, 09:01:33

What are the strengths of the Motorola Moto G5? We explain its advantages and disadvantages when compared to other smartphone. Even if you are not used to choosing between different smartphone, you'll learn to make the decision of whether or not the Motorola Moto G5 is right for you.

Features, Performance, and Reviews for the Motorola Moto G5

The camera function of Motorola Moto G5

The Motorola Moto G5 has a 13 MP main camera that lets you take photos and videos in a quite high resolution. You may be a little dissatisfied with it in some situations, for example when you want to capture scenery in very high resolution or print out beautiful photos, but this should not be an issue you run into very often.

The Motorola Moto G5 comes with a 5 MP pixel camera, which is a standard level. It's perfectly fine for selfies, but may be not as satisfying if you wish to take photos of large numbers of people, or make printouts.

The battery performance of Motorola Moto G5

The Motorola Moto G5 has a relatively large battery with 2800 mAh. The Motorola Moto G5 has a good battery life compared to other smartphones. You won't feel stressed even if you spend all day surfing the web or on Twitter and you can also watch videos or play games on the go without having to worry too much about the battery. If you watch videos or play games for too long, however, you might want to watch your battery a bit.

Motorola Moto G5's size

The Motorola Moto G5 is 2.9 inches (73 mm) wide, 5.7 inches (144.3 mm) tall, and 0.4 inches (9.5 mm) thick. I can just barely use it with one hand, so it may feel big to some people. In the case of the Motorola Moto G5, it weighs about 145 oz (145 g). The weight is such that it's hardly noticeable even when using one-handed. However, some people may find it tiring to use for long periods.

In giving an overall rating to the Motorola Moto G5, while it may be slightly difficult to hold, it shouldn't be much of a problem when considering its general strengths and weaknesses.

Motorola Moto G5's screen

The Motorola Moto G5 has a 5 inch screen. The iPhone X has a big screen, which very likely won't ever trouble you. Just be aware that it's not a very good size for writing long blocks of text.

The screen of the Motorola Moto G5 is extremely clear, and it's able to display everything from images to videos and even video game graphics in perfect clarity.

The CPU performance of Motorola Moto G5

The 1.4GHz×8(OctaCore) processing speed of the Motorola Moto G5 is on the higher side, so it should be able to run most apps with no problems. The performance of this phone is at a high level when compared to others released on the market so far. You can play a comparatively large amount of 3D games with next to no issues.

The Motorola Moto G5 has 3GB of RAM, so it has plenty of space. In rare cases this amount of RAM might not be sufficient, but there shouldn't be too much stress on the machine with this amount.

The Motorola Moto G5 has the overall operating speed of a high-end smartphone, so it will hardly ever cause you trouble. But you might need to be careful when using heavy apps like 3D games a lot.

Motorola Moto G5's storage capacity

The Motorola Moto G5 has 32GB of data storage, which is plenty for taking photos, but for people who frequently shoot videos or have lots of games installed, this may not feel like enough space.

Since the Motorola Moto G5 is compatible with SD cards, you'll be able to easily expand your storage capacity; you won't need to worry about how much internal space it has.

Overall assessment of Motorola Moto G5

The Motorola Moto G5 is a high-performance smartphone. You're not likely to experience any inconvenience in general use.

The merits and demerits of Motorola Moto G5

The merits of Motorola Moto G5

  • It feels comparably light.
  • It has a big display that makes it easy to see text and images.
  • Photos and videos are beautiful to look at on the clear screen.
  • The CPU specs are quite high and using ordinary apps is almost always stress-free.

The demerits of Motorola Moto G5

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Specifications of Motorola Moto G5

Motorola Moto G5
ImageMotorola Moto G5
MakerMotorola
Release date3, 2017
ColorLunar Grey/Fine Gold/Sapphire Blue
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)2.9 inches (73 mm) x 5.7 inches (144.3 mm) x 0.4 inches (9.5 mm)
Weight145 oz (145 g)
Display size5 inch
Display typeIPS LCD
Screen resolution (width x height)1080 x 1920
Pixel density440 ppi
Battery capacity2800 mAh
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430
CPU specs1.4GHz×8(OctaCore)
RAM size3GB
Storage size32GB
Rear-camera resolution13 MP
Front-camera resolution5 MP

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