Motorola MOTO G5 XT1676 is one of the numerous smartphone released in 2017 by Motolora and I have written about another smartphone from Motolora such as Motorola Moto Z2, Motorola Moto C 4G and Motorola Moto E4 Plus but now we will talk about Motorola MOTO G5 smartphone.

Motorola MOTO G5

Motorola MOTO G5 Review

Let’s discuss more about Motorola MOTO G5 smartphone features and functionality so that you can know what to expect on the Motorola MOTO G5 smartphone.


This smartphone comes with a Screen: 5.0″, 1080p (441 ppi) Full HD Screen which gives you perfect viewing pleasure and at the same time pocket-friendly.

Operating System

Being a 2017 smartphone it has the latest Android OS called Android 7.0 Nougat with 1.4GHz octa-core Snapdragon 430 processor which enables you to experience high performance, stability and other great features that Android 7.0 Nougat has to offer.


 Motorola MOTO G5 is equipped with a 3gb random access memory (RAM) and 16gb built-in storage memory that will enable you to store all your media files, games and apps.

Motorola MOTO G5 smartphone boosting of 3GB Ram makes it a high end and multi-task ready smartphone as it has more power to run few games and app at a time.


 Motorola MOTO G5 has an average 13 MP Rear Camera PDAF, LED flash; 5 MP front camera with display flash, the camera is not bad at all and should be able to give you good images and videos.


 This smartphone is powered with 2800 mAh removable battery, this battery can go a long way but I expected more battery power just like the Motorola Moto E4 Plus but still other things being considered this phone is a good smartphone you can really buy and enjoy.

Key Features
  • Screen: 5.0″, 1080p (441 ppi) Full HD Screen
  • Memory: 3GB RAM, 16GB ROM (up to 128 GB with microSD card)
  • CPU: 1.4GHz octa-core Snapdragon 430
  • Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Camera: 13 MP Rear Camera PDAF, LED flash; 5 MP front camera with display flash
  • Battery: 2800 mAh removable battery

Price and Where to buy Motorola MOTO G5

Motorola MOTO G5 is currently available in Nigeria at the rate of  ₦63,780 though the price might go up or down depending on your location, you can buy it online now from jumia.

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Full Specifications

NetworkTechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
LaunchAnnounced2017, February
StatusAvailable. Released 2017, March
BodyDimensions144.3 x 73 x 9.5 mm (5.68 x 2.87 x 0.37 in)
Weight145 g (5.11 oz)
SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DisplayTypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.0 inches (~65.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels (~441 ppi pixel density)
ProtectionScratch-resistant glass
PlatformOSAndroid 7.0 (Nougat)
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430
CPUOcta-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 505
MemoryCard slotmicroSD, up to 256 GB
Internal16/32 GB, 2/3 GB RAM
CameraPrimary13 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, auto-HDR
Video[email protected]
Secondary5 MP, f/2.2
SoundAlert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm jackYes
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
CommsWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth4.2, A2DP, LE, EDR
RadioFM radio
USBmicroUSB 2.0, USB Host
FeaturesSensorsFingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
– Fast battery charging
– MP3/AAC+/WAV/Flac player
– MP4/H.264 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
BatteryRemovable Li-Ion 2800 mAh battery