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Motorola Moto G5S Plus

alaTest has collected and analyzed 237 reviews of Motorola Moto G5S Plus. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the screen. The battery is also appreciated. Many are critical about the performance and camera. Comments are divided on the reliability.

price, battery, screen

camera, performance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Motorola Moto G5S Plus is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Patrick Holland (

Moto G5S Plus: When you want dual rear cameras on the cheap


The Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus are special edition versions of the popular Moto G5 and G5 Plus with better cameras and a larger displays.

Aug, 2017

Consumer review (

a great bargain


This phone has a solid build, I have dropped it a few times, no dents,no crack. The display is also sturdy, I didn't put any screen protector, yet it doesn't have scratches. It has been almost a year now and it is still doing great. I guess for this...

Dec, 2018

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Excellent quality phone easy to use


Grabbed this as my iPhone 5 died. It's affordable, works a treat, easy to use with Google built in. It has Google maps and directions, Google mail I installed my work email and Yahoo mail and all works perfectly. It's fast and responsive, great for...

Nov, 2018

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Gorgeous phone.


Glorious build quality, excellent interface, loads of battery life, bright, clear display, plenty of memory and affordable. What more could you want (unless you're a brand snob)? This is my third Motorola and they've all been fantastic. Very satisfied...

Nov, 2018

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Premium budget phone


The Moto g5s plus is a great phone with an excellent display and good camera. The metal build quality offers a very premium feel, though it is slippery in the hand, so I would recommend a case or a skin. The display is bright band vivid, though not as...

Oct, 2018

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Fantastic smartphone for the money


Bought this phone a couple of months ago and haven't been disappointed. The camera quality is above average in daytime conditions. Nighttime photos aren't exactly the greatest but they're still better than phones from a couple of years ago. The display...

Sep, 2018

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Perfect Phone


There is nothing like Motorola Moto G5s Plus. It has features that a high-end phone have but at a cheaper price. With less pay, you enjoy what a phone should be. It has 4 gigabytes of ram, 32 internal memory, octa-core processor and a 5.5 screen top...

May, 2018

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Good phone good camera


The cameras are great. I used iPhone till now, but this moto is great. Fast charging, good battery life better than iPhone and cheap phones. I think I will get stuck with this one for a long time. Totally recommended to everyone even iPhone lovers....

Mar, 2018

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Excellent Value For Money


Price has to be the best value for money on the market, I only paid $259 16/8/18. Look what you get, a fingerprint scanner for security also doubles for navigation so no screen space is lost having navigation icons. It has an excellent Display,...

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:3000
Wireless Charging:N

Call management

Call divert:Y
Call hold:Y
Call timer:Y
Call waiting:Y
Caller ID:Y
Conference call:Y
Speed dialing:Y
Vibrating Alert:Y


Auto Focus:Y
Built-in Flash:Y
Digital Zoom:8
Flash type:LED
Front camera aperture number:2
Front camera flash:Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):8
Front camera type:Dual camera / Single camera
Maximum frame rate:30 / 60
Night mode:Y
Rear camera aperture number:2
Rear camera flash:Y
Rear camera resolution (numeric):13
Rear camera type:Dual camera / Single camera
Resolution at capture speed:3840x2160@30fps / 640x480@30fps,1280x720@30fps,1920x1080@60fps,3840x2160@30fps
Second rear camera resolution (numeric):13
Video capture resolution (max):3840 x 2160
Video recording:Y
Video recording modes:2160p / 480p,720p,1080p,2160p
Video stabilizer:Y
Zoom capability:Y


Body SAR (EU):1.27
Head SAR (EU):0.38


Brand colour:Blush Gold / Lunar Gray
Colour name:Blush Gold / Lunar Grey
Colour of product:Gold / Grey
Fingerprint Reader:Y
Form factor:Bar
Product colour:Gold / Grey


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:14
Display glass type:Gorilla Glass
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Orientation sensor:Y
Pixel density:401
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


Ambient light sensor:Y
Proximity sensor:Y


Instant messaging (IM):Y
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y
Short Message Service (SMS):Y
Text prediction system:Y


Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning:Y


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G bands (secondary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
3G bands supported:850,1900 / 850,900,1900,2100
3G standards:CDMA / HSPA+,UMTS
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth version:4.2 BLE / 4.2 BR / EDR + BLE / 4.2 LE / 4.2 LE EDR
Near Field Communication (NFC):N / Y
SIM card capability:Dual SIM
SIM card hot swapping:Y
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y
Wi-Fi Direct:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Other features

Google applications:Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:USB
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y


Flight mode:Y
Graphics adapter:Adreno 506
Microphone mute:Y
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock,Calculator,Calendar,Events reminder,Notes,To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts / Icons,Menu,Shortcuts
Quick Charge:Y
Support for contact groups:Y
Video call:Y

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:MICRO-USB
USB port:Y
USB version:2.0


Processor Cores:8
Processor family:Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor frequency:2
Processor Model:625


Operating system installed:Android / Android 7.1 / Android 7.1.1
Operating System Version:7.1 (Nougat) / 7.1 Nougat / 7.1.1 Nougat


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal storage capacity:32 / 64
Maximum memory card size:128
RAM capacity:3 / 4
USB mass storage:Y


Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Google applications:Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:153.5 / 8.04 / 9.5
Height :153.5 / 8 / 9.5
Weight:168 / 170