Moto G5S Plus
Specifications, Price, Review & Should you Buy?
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₹ 12,490 • Score: 78
- 5.5-inch Full HD Display, Android 7.1 Nougat
- 2.0 GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 625 Processor
- 4 GB RAM, 64 GB Internal Storage, microSD up to 128 GB
- 13 + 13 MP Dual Rear cameras, 8 MP Front camera with flash
- 3000 mAh battery, Fast Charging, Fingerprint scanner, NFC
- Water repellent nano coating, Dual-Sim, 4G, VoLTE, Moto Display
|Bezel-less display with Notch|
|Face recognition unlock|
|In-display fingerprint scanner|
- Excellent rear cameras & camera app features
- Good front camera with flash
- Good performance
- Good premium design
- Good battery backup + Fast charging
- Latest Stock Android
- Fast Android version updates
- Great user experience
- Reliable phone with great value for money
No real cons at its price.
Should You Buy?
Overall, the Moto G5S Plus with its excellent cameras, powerful and balanced performance, beautiful design, stock Android with useful features, decent battery backup and all required features is a perfect budget smartphone. It strikes a right balance of everything and delivers a great user experience. It is one of the smartphones under 15000 Rs. and can be picked up with closed eyes.
|Build Type||Metal Uni-body|
|Colors||Lunar Grey and Blush Gold|
|Dimensions||153.5 x 76.2 x 8 mm|
|Resolution||Full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels), 401 ppi pixel density|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|OS||Android v7.1 Nougat|
|Processor||2.0 GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor|
|RAM||4 GB RAM|
|Rear||13 Megapixel + 13 Megapixel Dual cameras, Dual-LED flash|
|ƒ/2.0 aperture, 8x digital zoom for photos, 4x for video, Drag to focus and exposure, Quick Capture, Tap (anywhere) to capture, Best Shot, Professional Mode, Burst mode, Panorama Mode, Auto HDR, Video stabilisation|
|Front||8 Megapixel, LED Flash|
|Wide-angle lens, f/2.0 aperture, Panorama mode, Professional mode, Beautification mode|
|Video||Rear: 4K Ultra HD video capture (30 fps), Slow Motion video|
|SIM Slot(s)||Dual SIM (hybrid slot)|
|External||128 GB via microSD card|
|Capacity||Li-Ion 3,000 mAh battery|
|Fast Charging||Yes, Turbo Charging (15W fast charger, 6 hours of power in 15 mins)|
|Sensors||Fingerprint reader, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Ambient Light, Proximity|
|WiFi||Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 GHz + 5 GHz), WiFi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v4.2 LE + EDR|
|Location||GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS|
|Speakers||Single bottom facing speaker|
|Microphones||One primary mic, one secondary mic for noise cancellation|
|Supports||2G, 3G, 4G VoLTE|
|2G Bands||GSM/ GPRS/ EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)|
|3G Bands||UMTS/HSPA+ (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz)|
|4G Bands||4G LTE (B1, 3, 5, 8, 28, 40)|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat7 300/150 Mbps|
|Moto Actions||One-button nav, Double karate chop for torch, Twist for quick capture, Swipe to shrink screen, Pickup to stop ringing, Flip for Do Not Disturb|
|Notification LED||Uses 'Moto Display' to show notifications|
|Water Resistant||Yes, Water repellent nano coating|
|Disclaimer: We have tried our best to list correct information on this page still, cannot guarantee it is 100% correct.|
It has been just around 6 months when Motorola launched its Moto G5 Plus in India and it has held the top position in its price range since then, and now the company has launched an upgraded version of the phone called as Moto G5S Plus (‘S’ stands for Special Edition), which will now carry forward the legacy of the Moto G series. The Moto G5S Plus unlike its predecessor, comes with a metal unibody design crafted out of a single block of metal. It looks beautiful and feels very premium to hold in hands.
This time, Motorola has also brought back its famous ‘Moto dimple’ on the back which holds the Moto logo, you might be addicted to it like us, if you have used a Moto G series phone. The circular rear camera unit looks good and adds uniqueness to the phone. So, with its premium and beautiful design, the Moto G5S Plus surely gets full marks.
It now comes in a bigger 5.5 inches Full HD screen and has very good display quality. Like its predecessor, it is also powered by the very popular and battery efficient 2.0 GHz Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor paired with 4 GB RAM and Adreno 506 GPU. It delivers, very good performance for normal day to day usage and also handles heavy games without lagging and over heating.
Now, coming to the most important highlight of the Moto G5S Plus, the camera department. The Moto G5 Plus is known as one of the best camera phones under 15000 Rs. and now, taking things to a new level, Motorola has included dual rear cameras in the G5S Plus and with it, it becomes the first phone in the Moto G series to come with dual cameras. It includes a 13 MP RGB sensor and another 13 MP monochrome sensor, both come with ƒ/2.0 aperture and work together to click amazing pictures. The picture quality is really very good.
It includes a complete PRO mode, 3D depth sensor, focus and bokeh effects control, dual-LED flash and more. Using the depth mode you can click an image with the subject in colors while the background in black and white. It also allows you to cut out the subject and change the background. It can record 4K videos at 30 fps. On the front, there is an 8 MP selfie shooter accompanied with LED flash. It also comes with ƒ/2.0 aperture, wide-angle lens and panorama, beautification and PRO modes. The front camera is again an excellent selfie shooter, it also clicks beautiful selfies in low light as well. So as always, the Moto G5S Plus again has one of the best cameras at its price.
It runs on the latest Android 7.1 Nougat with Stock Android UI and will get the future Android version updates for at least next few years. Motorola has added some helpful actions like Chop twice to turn on flashlight, Twist for quick capture, Swipe to shrink screen etc. The phone includes a very fast fingerprint scanner on the front, which can also be used for navigation, replacing the onscreen navigation buttons, it takes a little time to get used to it but is a nice addition as it frees up lot of screen space.
It is dual sim phone with 4G and VoLTE support and includes 64 GB of internal storage, which is expandable up to 128 GB via microSD card but uses hybrid slot. The Moto G5S Plus also comes with water repellent nano coating and supports NFC for additional connectivity. It comes with Motorola’s ‘Moto Display’ to show and interact with notifications when the phone is locked. It is backed by a non-removable 3000 mAh Li-Ion battery which gives good battery backup and also supports Motorola’s Turbo charging. It easily lasts for a day with medium to heavy usage.
Moto G5S Plus (Lunar Grey):
Moto G5S Plus (Blush Gold):
- Heavy Users
- Normal Day to Day Users
- Heavy Gamers
- Moderate Gamers
- Camera Lovers
- Selfie Lovers
- Multimedia Consumption
11 thoughts on “Moto G5S Plus”
I looking for a very good camera under 25k(both front & back cam&portrait mode),suggest me Honor 8 or mi a2 any other?
I am confused between Redmi Note 5 (Black, 32 GB) vs Moto G5s (Lunar Gray, 32 GB)… On Flipkart, both are priced 9,999.
kindly suggest me my budget is 9,999
Go with the Redmi Note 5, it has a modern 18:9 display, which is a major advantage over the Moto G5s.
Thank you Rahul..
But Today I can see Asus just Rs 1000 extra with Andriod Orea So finally can you please suggest which one is good
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (3 GB) or Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (3 GB) ..?
Hello, now the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (3 GB) is a better choice.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (3 GB) – 87
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (3 GB) – 81
I want to buy a good rear camera phone along with decent front camera with flash.. my budget is 15000.. pls suggest.. confused between reddi and moto g5 plus
Hello Ranjitha, the new Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro will be a better choice for you.
I am confused between moto g5 s+ vs mia1…kindly suggest me the value for money phone. Currently i am using mi note 3 and very much satisfied with performance.
Hello, both are excellent phones, and are very much similar. The differences are:
Design: both are very well built, you can decide according to your taste.
Cameras: Both are excellent. Mi 5 is a little better but Moto G5s Plus gives you lot more options in the camera app. Also, Moto G5s Plus has a better front camera with flash.
Software: Both have stock Android and will get future updates but, Moto Actions in the G5s Plus are nice additions.
You can pick any one out of the two, for me, it’s the Moto G5s Plus because of a more balanced user experience.
I want to buy a good rear camera phone along with decent front camera with flash also best battery life.
am confused between moto g5 s+ Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Proc pls suggest me the value for money phone.
Go with the Redmi Note 5 Pro or the newly launched Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1.