Motorola G 5G Plus Review

Motorola launched Midrange 5G smartphone named G 5G Plus.  G 5G Plus was released Globally on November 5 2020, In Europe. G 5G Plus is priced at €398 @ 6GB + 128GB.

Motorola G 5G Plus features Snapdragon latest chip from Qualcomm named  Snapdragon 765G this chip is made of 7nm LPP (Low Power Plus) FinFet process. this processor is divided into 3 parts; the first part features 1 x Kryo 475 Prime High power cores which are clocked at 2.4GHz, The second part features 1 x Kryo 475 Gold high powered cores which are clocked at 2.2GHz and Third Part features 6 x Kryo 475 Silver which are Clocked at 1.8GHz. it has Adreno 620 GPU to Run the Heavily Graphical Tasks. There is also Support for 5G Connectivity With Qualcomm X55 Modem.

I will divide the review into pros & cons. Let’s see quick specs of Motorola G 5G Plus and Jump into the review.

Motorola G 5G Plus Specs

  • 6.7” FHD+ LTPS IPS LCD Display with HDR 10+ Support
  • Protected with Glass on front
  • Snapdragon 750 5G
  • Adreno 619 GPU
  • 4 / 6GB LPDDR4X Ram
  • 64 / 128GB GB Internal Storage
  • Triple Camera: 48MP F/1.8, PDAF (main) + 8 MP, f/2.2, 118˚ (ultrawide) + 5 MP, f/2.2, (macro) + 2MP f/2.2 (Depth)
  • 16MP f/2.5, 26mm front camera
  • 5000mAH battery with 20W fast charging support
  • Android 10.0  
  • Rear Mounted fingerprint scanner / Volte / Dual GPS
  • WiFi / Bluetooth 5.0 / Splash Resistant / USB – C

Review:

6.7” Full HD+ IPS LCD Screen :

Here in Display Department, G 5G Plus Features an Excellent Full HD+ LTPS IPS LCD panel with Punch hole screen. the colours are vibrant and enjoyable, viewing angles are also Excellent. There are No issues & problems with screen quality. It is very bright to see in direct sunlight. there is also Support to View HDR 10+.

 Stereo Speaker and Headphone Jack:

In G 5G Plus, Motorola used the traditional Single Speaker System and it is much louder and Equal When Compared with One Fusion+.

Coming to Headphone jack and earphones, The Output from the Headphone Jack is Very Good. The headphones are not present in the Box Due to Competitive pricing. But with some good pair headphones for listening to music and for taking voice calls clearly.

Build Quality: 

G 5G Plus, is Build with a Polycarbonate Frame on the side & Back, On Front of the Device Is Protected With Glass. it provides a good look and feels Premium. There are no issues of creakiness with the build quality. G 5G well built and the bezels are shrunk down to place a 6.7″ LTPS IPS LCD Screen.

Rear Mounted Fingerprint scanner: 

G 5G Plus, Features an Rear mounted Optical fingerprint sensor which is present on the Bottom Front of the phone. By performance, it is fast and very accurate to recognize the fingerprint of the user. 

Face unlocking:

G 5G Plus, has a face unlock feature. It works Nice in Normal Conditions Very Quickly and Securely but in Night Conditions it will work 50% Screen brightness to recognize the user. 

Battery life:

My G 5G Plus lasted a Full Working day with heavy usage and at the end of the day, I had 22% of charge left in the phone which is good for a 5000 mAH Battery. We got a 5.4 to 5.6 Hours of Sot ( Screen on time) on using 5G which is good. you will get above 6 hr Battery life if you use Continuously on WiFi. The ideal drain of G 5G Plus is very low. The 20W charging makes a difference and charges the phone in 2.3 Hours which is a Bad For a Midrange Smartphone in 2020.

Android 10 :

Here the G 5G Plus comes with the Android 10. We cannot see Dual apps and other features in this UI of Android 10. The Ui is Very Clean without Un-necessary Apps. In this UI Motorola Has Included their Moto Actions Which is Very Useful for the Users.

By having Stock Android we can Expect 2 years of Android Version Upgrades and 3 years of security updates on Edge Which is Good Thing.

Performance:

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My G 5G Plus managed to do day to day tasks very well. There are no issues and problems with the UI. There are no heating issues with Fusion+. It Feels a bit warm In Outdoor Conditions While Recording 4K Videos and Gaming.

Coming to Gaming, we played Asphalt 9 & COD ( Call Of Duty ) at the highest graphics setting without lags & frame drops in the game. this Snapdragon 750 5G Processor is very suitable for heavy gaming. G 5G has UFS 2.1 Storage System.

Ram Management : 

Ram Management is done very well on this G 5G device. it features 6GB ram variant and I did not notice any lags with Device and there is no reloading of apps on this G 5G. The multitasking experience is good.

Storage:

in G 5G Plus, Out of 64 & 128 GB Storage, we get 110 & 46GB With Google Account Included.

Call Quality:

The Call quality on G 5G Plus is outstanding and there are no issues with cellular call quality. We have taken long calls in a day, and the other party doesn’t complain about call quality. The earpiece is present in Top Bezel Which Acts as a Stereo Speaker Too. In G 5G Plus the Calls are very clear through the Loudspeaker.

Rear Camera: 

Coming to the Camera Department, G 5G Plus features a Quad Camera setup on the back of the device and a Single camera on the front of the device. They work perfectly in Motorola G 5G Plus Let’s divide the cameras and look at the performance of them

48MP Primary Camera:

The 48MP main Camera with PDAF is Awesome and features a Fixed Aperture of F/1.8. The daylight pictures are excellent and contain good details which are near to natural photos. Exposure is in control with an Good Dynamic range to take good pictures in Daylight or Good lighting conditions. In low light conditions, the images have Lot of Noise. There are Some Lags in the Camera Department Which Irritates the user.

Ultra Wide Angle Camera:

the 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens on Edge does an Awesome job in good lighting conditions and features a Fixed Aperture of F/2.2. it captures a much wider picture in a 108˚ field of view with Good details. Exposure also control with a good dynamic range. In low lighting conditions, the pictures from the 8MP camera have Mu of noise in pictures. No Low Light mode Available.

5MP Macro camera:

The 2MP Macro Camera Works and the Quality in daylight conditions is good, in night conditions image quality is horrible.

Depth Camera: 

the 2MP Depth Camera on Nokia 8.3 with F/2.4 works does a good job in Day & low lighting conditions. it captures pictures with good portrait Effect.

Video recording can Be Done upto 4k @ 30fps .the video footage has Good Colors with good sharpness and with a bit of decent dynamic range. In terms of Stabilization, Fusion+ Video Footage Has remained Unshaken good at 4k @30fps.

in [email protected] 30 / 60fps, the video has Good Colors with good sharpness and with a bit of decent dynamic range. Coming To the Stabilization, it is good at [email protected] 30 / 60fps recording Due to Electronic Image Stabilization.

You can record 1080P @ 30fps With The Telephoto Camera .the video footage has Good Colors with good sharpness and with a bit of decent dynamic range. In terms of Stabilization, Edge Video Footage Has remained Unshaken good at 1080P @ 30fps.

Selfie camera:

G 5G Plus has a 16 MP selfie camera with a large 1/3″ Sensor size and 80˚ field of view. it has a fixed aperture of F/2.0 the Picture quality is good and captures pictures in a Wide view in good lighting conditions.

This single camera can be used to take portraits images from the front with the Help of Artificial Intelligence.

in [email protected] 30fps, the video has Good Colors with good sharpness and with a bit of decent dynamic range. Coming To the Stabilization, it is good at 1080P @ 30fps recording Due to Electronic Image Stabilization.

Pros

  • Good Design with Sturdy Built Frame
  • Good Display Quality with Smooth 90Hz Refresh Rate
  • Outstanding Battery Life with 20W Fast Charging
  • Powerful Midrange Chipset ( Snapdragon 765G )
  • Headphone Jack
  • Single Speaker With Good Sound Quality
  • Good photo & Video quality In daylight.
  • Stock Android With Moto Actions

Cons

  • Camera Performance is Weak In Night Conditions
  • Macro Camera Can Be With Telephoto Camera
  • Cameras Lag In Night Condition With night Mode

VERDICT

Who can Get MotorolaOne G 5G Plus SmartPhone: 

If you want a Midrange Phone with Motorola Branded 5G Smartphone with Good 60Hz LTPS IPS LCD Full HD+ screen, with Snapdragon 765G 5G processor and 20W Wired fast charging, 16MP Front Camera, Triple Rear Camera Setup then you can go with G 5G SmartPhone. If you want the Same Full-Screen Design Smartphone then

  • Samsung A71 5G
  • Oneplus Nord
  • Poco X3
  • Realme 7 5G
  • Mi 10 Lite 5G
  • Sony Xperia 10 II
  • iPhone SE 2020 can be your Alternatives to Motorola G 5G Plus

If you are using Motorola G 5G Plus then Share your experiences with us in the comment section below and Stay tuned to MobiRadar for more Reviews like this

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