Motorola Moto G5S VS. Motorola Moto G5 Plus

August 26, 2019

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Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Moto G5S is better.

When we compare moto G5 plus vs moto G5S in this review, Moto G5S is better because it has higher image resolution, 16GB more internal memory, is narrower and 1GB more RAM memory.

Moto G5 Pus vs Moto G5S: DESIGN

The following is the design review of Moto G5S vs G5;

Thickness; Moto G5 plus is 7.7mmw while Moto G5S is 8.2mm

Width; Moto G5 plus is 74mm while Moto G5S is 73.5mm

Weight; Moto G5 plus is 155g while Moto G5S is 157g

Resistance; both phones are splash-proof.

Height; Moto G5 plus is 150.2mm while Moto G5S is 150mm.

Bottom line: Moto G5 plus is better.

Moto G5 Pus vs Moto G5S: DISPLAY

Display type; both phones have IPS LCD

Pixel density; both phones have 424ppi.

Screen protection; both phones have Corning Gorilla Glass v3.

Screen size; both phones are 5.2”

Screen resolution; each phone has Full HD (180 x 1920px)

Touch screen; the two phones have capacitive touchscreen, multi-touch.

Bottom line: the two phones have the same display features.


Chipset; Moto G5 plus has Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 while Moto G5S has Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937

GPU; Moto G5 plus has Adreno 506 while Moto G5S has Adreno 505

Processor; Moto G5 plus has Octa-core, 2GHz, Cortex A53 whereas Moto G5S has Octa-core, 1.4GHz, Cortex A53.

Architecture; the two phones have 64-bit.

RAM; Moto G5 plus has 3GB while Moto G5S has 4GB

Internal memory; Moto G5 plus has 16GB while Moto G5S has 32GB.

Expandable memory; both phones have up to 128GB

USB OTG support; the two phones have this feature.

Bottom line: Moto G5S is better.

Moto G5 Pus vs Moto G5S: CAMERA

Features; both phones have 8 x digital zoom, auto flash, face detection and touch to focus.

Image resolution; Moto G5 plus has 4000 x 3000px whereas Moto G5S has 4616 x 3464px

Sensor; the two phones have CMOS image.

Autofocus; Moto G5 plus has Dual pixel whereas Moto G5S has phase detection.

Shooting modes; the two phones have continuous shooting, HDR and burst.

Resolution (front camera); both phones have 5MP.

Physical aperture; Moto G5 plus has F2.2 whereas Moto G5S has F2.0

Flash; Moto G5 plus has screen whereas Moto G5S has LED.

Video recording; each phone has 1920×1080 @ 30fps.

Bottom line: Moto G5S is better.

Moto G5 Pus vs Moto G5S: AUDIO

Loudspeaker; both phones have loudspeakers

Audio jack; the two phones have 3.5mm audio jacks.

Bottom line: the two phones are identical.

Moto G5 Pus vs Moto G5S: BATTERY

Capacity; the two phones have 3000mAh

Quick charging; both phones support quick charging. Moto G5 plus has Turbo power.

Bottom line: Moto G5 plus is better.


Wi-Fi; Moto G5 plus has 802.11 b/g/n/n 5GHz mobile hotspot whereas Moto G5S has 802.11 a/b/g/n mobile hotspot.

Bluetooth; the two phones have 4.2

USB; Moto G5 plus support microUSB 2.0 while Moto G5S support mass storage device, USB charging and microUSB 2.0

NFC; Moto G5 plus has NFC.

GPS; the two phones have GPS with A-GPS, Glonass.

Sensors; the two phones have light, proximity, accelerometer and Gyro.

Bottom line: Moto G5 plus is better


Moto G5S is a better phone in this review of Moto G5 plus vs G5S as it has superior features than Moto G5 plus.