Motorola Moto G 5G Review - Most Affordable 5G Smartphone | GadgetGuruBN

Last updated on 14/12/2020 08:15 PM IST.
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Motorola on 30/11/2020 launched the Moto G 5G mid-range Smartphone in India priced at Rs.20,999.
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1. Battery [8.4/10]
Device comes with 5000 mAh Battery which supports 20W fast charging. The battery life should be great as it features,
  • Battery size.
  • Efficient 8nm SOC.
  • 20W fast charging.
Battery Life Stats
SOT [Screen on Time]: upto 8 hrs Avg.
Battery Life: upto 2 days Avg.

Note:- 1)Battery Life Stats give you better understanding of the screen on time and battery life which you can expect in real world.
2)Battery life depends on one's usage [light / medium / heavy], task [video watching / gaming / camera] & network [WiFi / 5G / 4G / 3G].
3)Based on one's usage, task & network above SOT & Battery Life will increase / decrease respectively. 

2. Performance [8.2/10]
Device comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SOC & runs Android 10 OS with close to stock android MY UX interface on top. The overall performance should be great as it features,
  • 2 Kryo 570 [ARM-Cortex A77] clocked at 2.2 Ghz & 4 Kryo 570 [ARM-Cortex A55] clocked at 1.8 Ghz.
  • Adreno 619 GPU.
  • Efficient 8nm SOC fabrication process.
  • 6GB RAM & 128GB storage.
3. Display [8/10]
Device comes with 6.7 inch display which should offer pretty great quality as it features,
  • 60Hz IPS Panel with HDR10.
  • FHD+ [2400 X 1080 pixels] resolution.
  • 393 ppi.
  • 20:9 aspect ratio.
4. Camera [7.8/10]
Device comes with [3] rear cameras with LED flash & [1] front camera. The overall The camera quality [image & video] should be pretty great in day & pretty good in night as it features,
  • 48MP Rear Main [f/1.7 Aperture, 26mm wide lens, 0.8 micron pixel, 1/2.0' Sensor Size, PDAF, HDR].
  • 8MP Ultrawide [f/2.2 Aperture, 118 degree FOV ultrawide lens, 1.12 micron pixel].
  • 2MP Macro [f/2.4 Aperture, AF].
  • Video recording options include 4K [2160p@30fps] & upto FHD [1080p@30/60fps] with gyro-EIS Stabilization.
  • 16MP Front [f/2.2 Aperture, 1.0 micron pixel, HDR].
  • Video recording options include upto FHD [1080p@30fps].
5. Features [7.8/10]
The device comes with pretty great features which include,
  • Important sensors [Fingerprint & Gyroscope].
  • Connectivity options [dual-band WiFi (2.4 Ghz, 5 Ghz), Bluetooth 5.1 (A2DP, LE), USB Type-C 2.0 port, GPS (A-GPS, GLONASS & BDS), NFC, Hybrid dual SIM (dual nano SIM, 5G, dual 4G with dual VoLTE) & micro SD card slot]. It also features a dedicated push button for google assistant.
  • Audio features [Single speaker & 3.5mm headphone jack].
6. Form Factor [7.2/10]
  • Dimensions [166.13 x 76.08 x 9.89 mm] & Weight [210g].
  • Build [Glass front with plastic back & frame]. It also features IP52 water repellent design. 
7. SAR Values = Head: 0.92W/Kg [at 1g] & Body: 1.38W/Kg [at 1g].
8. Box Contents = Moto G 5G [Device itself], Charger, USB cable, Sim tool, Case & Guides / Paper work.

9. Price, Variants, Colors & Availability
Price [1] = Rs.20,999.
Variants [1] = 6+128GB.
Colors [2] = Frosted Silver & Volcanic Grey.
Availability = Available from 07/12/2020 via Flipkart = Shop Now

10. Pros, Cons, GadgetGuruBN Product Rating & VFM Rating
Pros Cons
 + Great Battery Life   - No 90Hz Refresh Rate 
 + Great Performance   - Other cameras could be slightly better
 + Pretty Great Display   - Display quality could be slightly better 
 + Pretty Great Camera    
 + Pretty Great Features    
 + IP52 Design    

1. Product Rating = 7.9/10.
2. VFM Rating = 7.9/10. 
3. GadgetGuruBN Rating = 7.9/10.

Note:- 1)Product Rating is given based on all above individual factors.
2)VFM [Value For Money] Rating is given based on device price range.
3) GadgetGuruBN Rating is combination of 1 & 2.

11. Final Words
Q) What do i feel about Motorola Moto G 5G?
A) It's a pretty great smartphone at a pretty great price.
Q) So what do you think of the Motorola Moto G 5G?
A) Do let me know your thoughts in the comments below. 

12. Why you should buy this smartphone?
If you are looking an affordable 5G smartphone with great performance & battery life with 20K budget than this smartphone might be a pretty great option for you.

That's it for this one, I hope you found this review helpful to get better idea of what this smartphone is about. 
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