The Mototrola Moto E5 Plus smartphone launched in April 2018. This is the latest in the line of the Moto E5 series. The Mototrola Moto E5 plus is a mid-range Smartphone from the manufacturers.
Join me as i give you a quick review of this Smartphone, dubbed “the cheapest smart Smartphone”.
Design and display
Looking like every other mid-range phones from Motorola, this phone fits perfectly into your palm. It looks portable and comfortable when holding it.
With sleek Aluminium body, it sports curved edges and sides that makes holding the phone not look like a burden. Not forgetting the Fingerprint Scanner too.
This phone also has a 6-inch IPS LCD Capacitive Touch-screen, with 16M colors. With a resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels, it has a 18:9 aspect ratio.
To protect the screen, The Mototrola Moto E5 Plus has a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 with Oleophobic coating to avoid scratches.
Hardware and Software
The Mototrola Moto E5 Plus smartphone comes with Android 8 Oreo operating system, which is the latest Android OS installment.
This means you don’t have to upgrade anything… at least for now. Because, it comes pre-installed with current updates.
Powering this Device is the Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 chipset. Furthermore, it also comes with a Quad-core processor that clocks at 1.4GHZ.
In terms of Graphics handling, the Adreno 308 GPU comes to the rescue.
Multitasking is possible due to either its 2GB or 3GB RAM variants. This phone has a whooping 16GB of inbuilt storage in its 2GB RAM variant, and 32Gb in its 3GB RAM variant.
Its internal memory can be expanded to up to 256GB with the use of a Memory Card.
Camera and Battery
The Mototrola Moto E5 Plus comes loaded with a 12MP rear camera with LED flash that boasts of an f/2.0 aperture. This means that it can take 3K resolution Images.
Also, it boasts of other features like Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama, phase detection and laser autofocus.
Meanwhile, for selfie lovers, there’s a 5MP front camera with LED flash for taking pictures in dark places.
The Motorola Moto E5 Plus comes with an amazing 5,000mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery. It also has a fast charging feature that charges from 0-100% in approximately 1.4 hours.
The Motorola Moto E5 Plus should sell at 190 EUR, which is equivalent to N82,000. But the price may be different, depending on your location.
Lastly, Here are the full specs of this amazing phone:
|NETWORK||Technology||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE|
|Status||Released 2018, May|
|BODY||Dimensions||160.9 x 75.3 x 9.4 mm (6.33 x 2.96 x 0.37 in)|
|Weight||196.6 g (6.95 oz)|
|SIM||Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|DISPLAY||Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.0 inches, 92.9 cm2 (~76.7% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~268 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|PLATFORM||OS||Android 8.0 (Oreo)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53|
|MEMORY||Card slot||microSD, up to 256 GB|
|Internal||32 GB, 3 RAM or 16 GB, 2 GB RAM|
|CAMERA||Primary||12 MP (f/2.0, 1.25µm), phase detection and laser autofocus, LED flash|
|Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama|
|Secondary||5 MP (f/2.0), LED flash|
|SOUND||Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic|
|COMMS||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||4.2, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|FEATURES||Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM|
|– Fast battery charging 15W or 10W
– MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player
– DivX/WMV/MP4/H.264 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
|BATTERY||Non-removable Li-Ion 5000 mAh battery|