Motorola Moto G5

  • Available. Released 2017, March
Motorola Moto G5
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat), planned upgrade to Android 8.0 (Oreo) Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
  • 16/32 GB, 2/3 GB RAM
  • 13 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
  • Removable Li-Ion 2800 mAh battery

Overview

Motorola Moto G5 is an Android 7.0 (Nougat), planned upgrade to Android 8.0 (Oreo) smartphone announced by Motorola in 2017, February. It’s a [3G/4G] supported, Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) phone which comes in 5.0 inches (~65.4% screen-to-body ratio) and 144.3 x 73 x 9.5 mm (5.68 x 2.87 x 0.37 in) with 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~441 ppi density) and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors.

Some other notable features of Motorola Moto G5 are Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity Sensors. Motorola Moto G5 Built in running OS is Android 7.0 (Nougat), planned upgrade to Android 8.0 (Oreo) and it’s powered with Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 while internal/external memory of the phone stands at Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 16/32 GB, 2/3 GB RAM (some GBs will be consumed by pre installed Apps and OS so available space would be less than stated memory) however user can upgrade internal memory by inserting into the device

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When comes to the camera, Motorola Moto G5 features 13 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, LED flash on the back with Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, auto-HDR options whereas the front selfie camera is 5 MP, f/2.2 . Battery of the phone is Removable Li-Ion 2800 mAh battery

Motorola Moto G5 comes in various colors like Lunar Grey, Fine Gold, Sapphire Blue . You can find here detailed Motorola Moto G5 specification following with video reviews, Classified Ads and price in Pakistan from online and offline stores. You can also explore the user’s review tab to get an idea about the opinions of other users of this Model while we also encourage you to give your valuable review of the model if you have own experience of using Motorola Moto G5 for other members.

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Launch

  • Announced 2017, February
  • Status Available. Released 2017, March

Network

  • Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • 2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
  • 3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 19(800), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300)
  • Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
  • GPRS Yes
  • Edge Yes

Body

  • Dimensions 144.3 x 73 x 9.5 mm (5.68 x 2.87 x 0.37 in)
  • Weight 145 g (5.11 oz)
  • SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Display

  • Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size 5.0 inches (~65.4% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~441 ppi density)
  • Multitouch Yes
  • Protection Scratch-resistant glass

Platform

  • OS Android 7.0 (Nougat), planned upgrade to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • Chipset Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430
  • CPU Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
  • GPU Adreno 505

Memory

  • Card Slot microSD, up to 256 GB
  • Internal 16/32 GB, 2/3 GB RAM

Camera

  • Primary 13 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
  • Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, auto-HDR
  • Video 1080p@30fps
  • Secondary 5 MP, f/2.2

Sound

  • Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Loudspeaker Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack Yes
  • Others - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Comms

  • WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, EDR, aptX
  • GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Radio FM radio
  • USB microUSB 2.0, USB Host

Features

  • Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity
  • Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
  • Browser HTML5
  • Java No
  • Others - Fast battery charging - MP3/AAC+/WAV/Flac player - MP4/H.264 player - Photo/video editor - Document viewer

Battery

  • Battery Removable Li-Ion 2800 mAh battery

Misc

  • Colors Lunar Grey, Fine Gold, Sapphire Blue

Pros & Cons of Motorola Moto G5

Advantages

  • Dual Sim It allows you to use two services without the need to carry two mobile phones at the same time.
  • Latest OS Latest OS makes it easy to install more recent apps and updates.
  • 4G Enabled Handsets give you more download speed and a faster internet experience than 3G.
  • Front camera Front Camera enables you to take your own photos and do videocalling (on supported devices).
  • Card Slot Memory cards give your device more storage capacity. So you can store more data such as songs, photos and videos.
  • Accelerometer Detects motion as well as the orientation of a device (horizontally or vertically).
  • Gyroscope Determines orientation and rotation and provides more accurate 3D motion tracking than an accelerometer.
  • Fingerprint You can use fingerprint sensor to quickly unlock your phone using your finger.

Dis-Advantages

  • Small Screen Size Small screen sizes makes it hard to enjoy watching movies or reading
  • Less storage means you can not keep more data and cann't install more or heavy apps (MB's)
  • Less RAM means you can't run multiple functions at the same time with smooth speed
  • Camera Not suitable for taking high resolution photos.
  • Less battery time means that you would have to plugin charger sooner then you expec

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