JeyJey, 13 Feb 2017Hullo, lets make a point clear guys. Motorola G Generation series phones are great... in their... moreEver heard of Xiaomi? Their phones contain chipsets which are way more powerful than what a phone of that price range usually has. For example the Moto G4 Plus (2GB/16GB model) in India starts at ~$201.5 and it has a dated SD 617 chipset. The Xiaomi redmi note 3 on the other hand, with an extremely powerful SD 650 will set you back ~$179 for the 3GB/32GB model. Just for comparison, the Sony Xperia X (also with SD650) costs ~$716.
Of course, like you said a cheap price tag comes at a cost - the note 3 does not have NFC, waterproofing etc, but it's not like the G4 had it either. I am glad Moto decided to include them in the G5 plus but then again, it's going to cost substantially more than the G4 plus thus making the "low-mid end" moniker obsolete.
So are moto phones "Great" in the low-mid end section? I don't think so, especially since G5 plus's price tag probably isn't going to fall into this category in the first place, and there are much, much better alternatives than the regular G5 such as the Redmi note 3 or even the recently released note 4. If you want a truly good phone for "poor" people, then Xiaomi and a few other Chinese OEMs are the way to go.
Steve, 11 Feb 2017Nope 625 is faster than 650 & 652Your clueless if u say that...
I WANT TO BUY MOTO 5G AS I SAW THE FEATURES IT IS GOOD.lets make a point clear guys. Motorola G Generation series phones are great... in their group price. THERE IS NOT A CHANCE that this series compite with Samsung S, Xperias or Iphones. Motorola (Lenovo now) is heading (historically) ...
I think it's the G5 plus vs the Nokia 6. Not sure which I would pick.
Hullo, lets make a point clear guys. Motorola G Generation series phones are great... in their group price.
THERE IS NOT A CHANCE that this series compite with Samsung S, Xperias or Iphones.
Motorola (Lenovo now) is heading (historically) to compite with better-end phones with its good prices. Thats comes at a cost. For example Moto G4 is a great phone for people living on the 3rd world which have NO way to pay for a high-end phone. Remember that salaries there are not higher than 700 dollars a month.
So, Motorola gives da poor people a chance to experience a good performance at a "crappy" price. OF COURSE... at a cost... NO NFC, NO s-BEAM, not the greatest camera or user-experiencie, etc, etc, etc... (what seems basic for us, it is not when it comes to compite in a market against another trademark that is playing hardball)...
AND OF COURSE... AGAIN... if you expect a performance like iphone or samsung high-end (or mid-high-end-range) terminals without overheating or hang-outs... then look for ANOTHER PHONE, samsung, iphone or at least X series of Motorola... this is not what u r looking for, then.
Still a great phone... a great MID (or mid-LOW) range-end phone.
Steve, 11 Feb 2017Nope 625 is faster than 650 & 652SD 625 is FASTER only in multi-core scores. But in single core scores it LOSES to SD 650/652.
Had a G4 for a year. fastest phone I've had (usually Samsung) and no bloatware
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I have the Moto G4 plus and it's the worst phone I've ever had. Overheats and locks up constantly, camera scratches after a month, won't connecy8 to wifi, etc.
Go to the Lenovo forum and you will find hundreds of pages of complaints regarding Motorola phones.
Will never buy another Moto again.
Steve, 11 Feb 2017Nope 625 is faster than 650 & 652Nope. 650/2 has A72 cores, faster.
Anonymous, 28 Jan 2017Very disapointed.. Design looks like a 2012 Model. Even moto G Looks better than this True that.
Natt1948, 27 Jan 2017Snapdragon 625' is a better SOC as compared to 650/652' which are slower in speed. Moreover 6... more650/652 is not slower than 625. 625 is power efficient as it is made on 14nm as compared to 28nm of 650/652. But 625 is of A53 cores where as the other two are with A72 cores in it. Performance wise, 650 is still better than 625.