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Moto G5 Plus review

Does Motorola remain the king of the budget category with the latest addition to the Moto G series? Find out in our Motorola Moto G5 Plus review!
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April 13, 2017

Lenovo Moto G5 Plus

The Moto G5 Plus continues the tradition of what the Moto G line has always been. It’s a good, inexpensive smartphone with a no frills approach. If that’s all you need, that is exactly what the Moto G5 Plus will provide.

What we like

Sturdy design
Vibrant 1080p screen
Long-lasting battery life
Vanilla android experience
Speedy performance
microSD expansion
Affordable price
Unique one button navigation

What we don't like

Lacks NFC (U.S. version)
Subpar camera quality
Chrome trim cheapens the design

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Lenovo and Motorola have found immense success their mid-range Moto G series, and has unsurprisingly become the company’s best-selling smartphone. Since its inception, the Moto G line has more or less revolutionized the budget category by proving that the words affordable and good can be used to describe the same smartphone.

Now, with the competition only becoming more intense in this segment over the years, does the Moto G continue to reign supreme with its latest iteration? Find out, in this comprehensive Moto G5 Plus review!

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