Motorola G 5G Review

Motorola launched Midrange 5G smartphone named G 5G.  G 5G was released Globally on November 5 2020, In Europe. G 5G is priced at €300 @ 4GB + 64GB.

Motorola G 5G features the Snapdragon chip from Qualcomm named SD 750 5G. this chip is made of 8nm LPP (Low Power Plus) FinFet process. this processor is divided into 2 parts; the first part features 2 x Kryo 570 High power cores which are clocked at 2.22GHz, The second part features 6 x Kryo 570 high powered cores that are clocked at 1.8GHz. it has Adreno 619 GPU which increases its work by 27% compared to SD 730G the last Midrange processor from Qualcomm. it has an X55 5G Modem which has Download and Uploads speeds of 3GBPS & 1.5GBPS. Coming to the AI Department it does not have Ai built in the processor, it has AI Optimizations which helps in AI Capabilities.

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

Motorola G 5G 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)
  • 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

6.7” Full HD+ IPS LCD Screen :

Here in Display Department, G 5G 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, 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 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 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 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 lasted a Full Working day with heavy usage and at the end of the day, I had 17% 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 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 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:

My G 5G 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.

Ram Management : 

Ram Management is done very well on this G 5G device. it features 4GB 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.

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.

Storage:

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

Call Quality:

The Call quality on G 5G 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 the Calls are very clear through the Loudspeaker.

Rear Camera: 

Coming to the Camera Department, G 5G features a Triple 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. 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 are Very clear and sharp enough without noise and the exposure is good. Low Light Mode also Available to take Good Pictures in Low Light. 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.

2MP Macro camera:

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

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 1080P@ 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 1080P@ 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 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 1080P@ 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.
  • Outstanding Battery Life with 20W Fast Charging
  • Powerful Midrange Chipset After SD 730G
  • Headphone Jack
  • Single Speaker With Good Sound Quality
  • Good photo & Video quality In day and night.
  • Android 10 With Moto Actions

Cons

  • there is No Optimization In 5G Network the Speeds Are Medium.
  • Cameras Lag In Night Condition With night Mode

VERDICT

Who can Get Motorola G G 5G SmartPhone: 

If you want a Midrange Phone with Motorola Branded 5G Smartphone with Good 60Hz LTPS IPS LCD Full HD+ screen, with Snapdragon 750 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 Pro
  • Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
  • Sony Xperia 10 II
  • Samsung Galaxy M31s
  • iPhone SE 2020 can be your Alternatives to Motorola G 5G

If you are using Motorola G 5G 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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