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In a nutshell

  • 6.7” LTPS Full HD+ display
  • 48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP quad camera
  • 64 GB internal storage
  • Avaliable in Surfing Blue

What Carphone Warehouse says

What Carphone Say

"You’ll love the Moto G 5G Plus’s powerful quad-cameras. Whatever the lighting, take next-level photos that are worth sharing. And the stunning 6.7” Full HD+ display is perfect for getting lost in."

What Users Say

3.2 based on

  • Operating System

    Android 10

  • Battery

    Up to 38 hours talktime

  • Camera

    48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP Quad Read Camera

  • Storage

    Available in 64GB

  • Display

    6.7 Inches

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Design and display

Cinematic display

The huge 6.7” Full HD+ screen features a cinematic 21:9 ultra-wide aspect ratio, so you can experience your favourite films in their true glory. And to make those action scenes pop, HDR10 provides brilliant contrast with deep blacks and vibrant colour.

Sleek design

Despite the massive screen, the Moto G 5G Plus is still beautifully narrow and sleek. Avaliable in Surfing Blue or Azury, it feels comfortable in your hand as you swipe and scroll.

Camera

Four cameras for more detail

Take sharper and brighter photos with the Moto G 5G Plus’s 48 MP quad-camera system. Get closer with the 5 MP macro camera and take striking portraits with the 2 MP depth camera. And shooting in 4K 60 fps, your concert videos have never looked better.

Ultra-wide selfies

Fit everyone in the group selfie with the ultra-wide selfie camera. The 16 MP front camera doubles up with the 8 MP wide-angle camera for beautifully detailed photos - without leaving anyone out.

Under the hood

Battery to last the whole weekend

Get over 2 days of power thanks to the massive 5000 mAh battery. Take photos, video call your best friend and scroll the socials - all without stopping to recharge.

Powerful processing

Featuring an octa-core Snapdragon processor and 4 GB of RAM, the Moto G 5G Plus provides responsive performance and multitasking as you swipe between apps.

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SPECIFICATION SUMMARY

WHAT's IN THE BOX

The box contains

  • Device
  • Charger
  • USB cable
  • SIM card removal tool

FULL SPECIFICATIONS

  • Body

    • Nano

  • Dimensions

    • 167.98 x 73.97 x 9.59 mm

    • 207 grams

  • Calls & Messages

  • Operating System

    • Android

    • Android 10

  • Battery

    • 5000 mAh

    • 485 hours

    • 38 hours

  • Apps

    • Play Store

  • Special Features

    • Google Assistant

  • Connectivity

    • Chromecast

  • Camera

    • LED rear / display flash front

    • 2160p @ 30fps

    • auto focus, face & smile detect, burst shot, 360 degree panorama, HDR, depth features, wide angle, macro mode, leveller, night vision

    • 16 megapixels

    • 1080p @ 30fps

    • 48 megapixels

  • Storage

    • MicroSD

    • 1 TB

  • Music and entertainment

    • Mono

  • Processor

    • Octa

    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 octo-core

    • 4 GB

  • Display

    • 409 ppi

    • 1080 x 2520 pixels

    • LTPS

    • 6.7 inches

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Motorola Moto G 5G Plus is rated 3.2 out of 5 by 5.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Terrible but fast. Bought today in-store on sale for 200 down from 300 and it's just a mess of a phone and still overpriced imo. It has a few let downs, but the biggest by far is the BAD audio. It has terrible speaker placement, whoever designed this has done bad and should feel bad. The MONO speaker is to the right of the charging port at the bottom in portrait. It does get loud but is tinny and is usually muffled because your (my) finger naturally falls there. It also gets obstructed when sitting or laid back because...well because it's at the bottom. My crotch has been getting a better audio experience than my ears. Going into landscape mode for gaming and streaming films etc is even worse! No joke. When gaming the speaker is useless as it will be covered under an index finger. Having to constantly adjust how your phone is held just to hear its bean can quality is uncomfortable and impractical. If you play any games in landscape avoid this phone unless you want to sit with headphones on all day. Watching Netflix, YouTube etc the sound experience in landscape (the only way you'll watch anything) does improve slightly but only for whoever is sitting next to you. The dog egg speaker in landscape now blasts it's mighty mono straight out to the side and is very noticably louder to that sides ear. Could they not have blasted the mono straight at my face somewhere between my ears? -300 (200) phone and you'll find yourself cupping a hand round the speaker to bounce some sound back to you which is beyond reasonable and forces you to crank the volume up to a level everyone in your house/to the side of you will complain at. Battery - looks good on paper, a veritable beast for the budget but dont get too excited. Firstly it doesn't have the lit-pol battery as advertised, it's lit ion (cheaper to produce) Yes, you will be missold on the spec. Not a big deal to most maybe but the safety conscience may prefer the ion battery as advertised. The phone also heats noticeably and slows somewhat if you're charging whilst using the device because of the ion battery and "turbo" power fast charger. Turbo in this case means 20w and there's better out there so not a big selling point. Battery life so far is not impressive if you keep the phone set to the nice 90hz refresh rate. Even with low brightness settings the charge level has dropped 23% just writing this review. Dropping to 60hz massively improves the battery performance but who buys a 90hz display to watch it on 60hz eh. Not this sausage. Plus being the ion battery it can slowly discharge even while turned off so don't fall for the 5000mah hype, a charge won't last long at all. The snapdragon supplied is a slightly different version than advertised and is 0.63%(?) faster. It's not the most powerful by far but general device use and surfing feels rapid and responsive and actually really nice. Coupled with the refesh rate scrolling text is...good. it's actually a pretty fast feeling phone. Kudos Moto. Video playback has noticeable motion blur. The Moto G6 play from ages back had much smoother motions, and I find this panel difficult to watch during action scenes which make the 'high' pixel density and vibrant colour etc etc unimportant as the film already looks like kak even with the 90hz. It looks a lot like a low fps but applied only to things moving in the picture. Perhaps an inherrent problem with this type of lcd display? I don't know. Cameras. .......haaaaaahahaha. no. Just no. 4 on the back 2 on the front and they all suck. The higher the megapixel does not always mean better quality. They are poor performers adding extra cost to the phone and you'll be constantly underwhelmed....although the macro worked surprisingly well. If your hands tremble a lot/you breath often/exist at all, then you will definitely shake the camera whilst recording video. Image stabilisation is a dirty word apparently and is avoided at all costs in this phone. It's a fast phone that's shaped like a Yorkie bar and has 5g. I sincerely hope a refund is available. Terrible design, incorrect spec, unfit for purpose. I'd be fuming if I'd paid the full the 300, whereas for 200 I'm just glum.
Date published: 2020-10-09
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Average phone No 5g siganl on three network and motorola technical staff is helpless they can't fix it so for three customers its just a 4g phone battery life is good... I returned it to carphone warehouse as its not 5g ready for 3 camera quality is poor
Date published: 2020-09-18
Rated 2 out of 5 by from No 5g on Three Mobile Still no 5g connection on Three Mobile and there is no information forthcoming from Motorola or Three on exactly why. Without 5g this is an average phone in all departments. If you can get a reliable 5g signal this would be a great phone without it it's a little overpriced. The finger sensor is annoyingly hit and miss.
Date published: 2020-08-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great budget smartphone The Moto G 5G Plus is a great bargain especially if you want 5G at an affordable price. It has a great camera setup with good dynamic range and natural colour processing. For the price, the processor is amazing so you won't have a slow phone for whatever you are doing. The battery is one of the best out there for endurance although it takes more than 2 hours to charge which is quite slow. The screen is quite fluid too with a 90Hz refresh rate making the whole experience look a lot more smoother. The only problems I have is that there is no OIS or EIS (optical or electrical image stabilization) for videos making them look quite shaky especially when using 4k at 30fps as there is no 60fps option.
Date published: 2020-08-04
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