Redmi 5 Plus vs Moto G5 Plus Complete Comparison of Camera Phones

Updated on 2017-12-12 by Shivam Setia

Redmi 5 plus vs moto g5 plus comparison

Let's take a look at Redmi 5 Plus vs Motorola G5 Plus complete detailed comparison of features, pros cons and Specs.

1. Design & Display

Redmi 5 Plus comes with a beautiful 5.99 inch Full HD+ bezel-less display with an 18:9 aspect ratio and 1080p resolution. Moto G5 Plus has a FULL HD screen with 1080p resolution and aspect ratio of 16:9. Redmi 5 Plus certainly looks great and has a better display than Moto G5 Plus.

Both the phones have a metal body design with sturdy build quality.

2. SOC/Processor Comparison

Both the phones are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 which has an Antutu Benchmark score of about 65000. The Snapdragon 625 chipset is an efficient chipset and offers great performance.

3. RAM & Storage Comparison

Motorola G5 Plus comes in a single variant of 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory. Redmi 5 Plus comes in two variants with 3GB/32GB and 4GB/64GB. 

Both the phones have the option to expand storage up to 128GB via microSD slot but Redmi 5 Plus has a hybrid slot while Motorola G5 Plus has a dedicated SD Card slot.

4. Software Comparison

Motorola G5 Plus comes with a stock Android experience with no bloatware apps and a super smooth UI, on the other hand, Redmi 5 Plus runs on MIUI 9 based on Android 7.1.2. MIUI is not an efficient UI and has bloatware that somewhat slows down the performance.

5. Camera Comparison

Both the handsets have a 12MP rear camera, though the value of the sensor is same, the performance is not. The 12MP sensor in Motorola is same as seen in Samsung S7 and clicks really amazing pictures. Redmi 5 Plus also clicks decently well from the rear camera but Motorola G5 plus is better here.

On the front camera side, both have a 5MP sensor and offer similar performance.

6. Battery & Charging Comparison

Redmi 5 Plus holds a massive battery rated at 4000mAH which can last for around 1.5 days while the Motorola G5 Plus has a 3000mAH battery which lasts for around a day with normal usage.

Redmi 5 does not have a fast charger feature, while Motorola G5 Plus have a fast charger capable of charging 50% in just 20 minutes.

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Features Comparison

Redmi 5 Plus Features

  • 3 GB RAM | 32 GB ROM
  • 6" Full HD+ Display 1080p
  • Rear Camera: 12MP
  • Front Camera: 5MP
  • 4000 mAh Battery
  • Best Price Rs. 8999

Motorola G5 Plus 32GB Features

  • 4 GB RAM | 32 GB ROM
  • 5.2" Full HD Display 1080p
  • Rear Camera: 12MP
  • Front Camera: 5MP
  • 3000 mAh Battery
  • Best Price Rs. 16999

Pros Comparison

Redmi 5 Plus Pros

  • The 6 inch bezel-less display is sharp and bright and looks beautiful.
  • The build is premium and the blue color device looks stunning.
  • The camera performance is good in outdoor daylight conditions.
  • Excellent 2 day battery backup on a single charge with medium usage.
  • Snapdragon 625 performs well and there is no lag.

Motorola G5 Plus 32GB Pros

  • The build quality is excellent. It is made of metal and is easy to hold because of its small size
  • Primary camera is the best in this range. Same camera is there in Samsung S7
  • Snapdragon 625 chipset performs well and phone does not lag at all
  • Fast charging charges the battery to 50% in just 20 minutes
  • Fingerprint sensor on the front is quick and accurate and easy to use as well

Cons Comparison

Redmi 5 Plus Cons

  • Hybrid sim slot limits the functionality as you cannot use 2 sim cards with a MicroSD.
  • Average camera performance in low light conditions.

Motorola G5 Plus 32GB Cons

  • There is no notification LED on the front which would have been useful
  • Price is on the higher side. Redmi Note 4 offers similar specs at Rs. 11000

Ratings Comparison

Redmi 5 Plus

Performance Rating of 5 Plus


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Software Rating of 5 Plus


Value For Money Rating of 5 Plus

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Motorola G5 Plus 32GB

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Specifications Comparison

Redmi 5 Plus Motorola G5 Plus 32GB
Operating System Android 7.1.2 Android 7.0
Chipset Snapdragon 625 Snapdragon 625
Memory(RAM) 3GB 4GB
Intenal Storage 32GB 32GB
Expandable Storage Upto 128GB MicroSD Upto 128GB MicroSD
Primary Camera 12MP 12MP
Front Camera 5MP 5MP
Battery Capacity 4000mAh 3000mAh
Dual Sim Yes Yes
Screen Type LCD IPS TFT
Hybrid Sim Slot Yes No
Screen Size 5.99 5.2
Screen Resolution 18:9 Full HD+ 2160 x 1080 pixels Full HD 1080p
NFC No Yes
USB Type C No No
3.5mm Audio Jack Yes Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes Yes
4G VOLTE Yes Yes
Weight 180gm 155gm
Thickness 8mm 7.7mm

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So we believe, you are now able to make a clear choice between Motorola G5 Plus and Redmi 5 plus depending on your feature preference.

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