Moto G5 Plus: Affordable Smartphone With Advanced Specs and Features Which one should you buy?

Moto G5 Plus: Affordable Smartphone With Advanced Specs and Features Which one should you buy?

Moto G5 Plus vs iPhone SE

How do Moto G5 Plus and iPhone SE fare on the charts and which one should you buy? Let’s find out.

The regular Moto G5 model sports a 5.0-inch full HD display and comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core CPU backed by 2GB/3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, 13MP camera on the back and a 5MP snapper on the front. It is also said to have a 2,800mAh battery with rapid charging feature.

On the other hand, Moto G5 Plus series boasts a slightly bigger 5.2-inch screen with full HD resolution.

It houses a 14nm architecture-based 64-bit class Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core SoC (System-on-Chip) and feature a 12MP camera on the back, a 5MP front snapper and a 3,000mAh cell with Turbo charging technology.


With a 5.2-inch screen, Moto G5 Plus bags the honours. Smartphone tasks such as viewing videos, browsing the Internet and using Facebook and Twitter are definitely a better proposition on the phone. In contrast, iPhone SE’s 4-inch screen may leave users asking for more.

Displays on both phones are crisp and clear, but a larger screen tilts the scales in Moto G5 Plus’s favour.

Performance & Storage

The iPhone SE is a premium phone and accordingly doesn’t compromise on performance. Its A9 processor coupled with iOS 10 is capable of sailing through tasks without freezing or app shutdowns. A 16 GB storage on the iPhone SE can be limiting as multiple apps can eat away into it within weeks, leaving you with no space to store photographs.

The Moto G5 Plus which has a 32 GB memory comes is cheaper by nearly Rs 5,000. A larger memory at cheaper price gives Moto G5 Plus a slight advantage over iPhone SE.

Looks and Build
As pointed out earlier, the premium iPhone SE is a better phone in terms of build quality and looks. Smartphone buyers can opt for iPhone SE should they want a premium-looking device and are brand conscious.
The Moto G5 Plus, on the other hand, is a plain-Jane phone which doesn’t inspire awe or turn heads.
CameraAs has been the case with Apple’s products, photos clicked iPhone SE’s 12-megapixel rear camera are crisp, clear and reproduce colours to a high detail. The Moto G5 Plus too has a 12-megapixel camera which clicks good pictures but produces sub-standard results in low-light conditions. iPhone SE delivers better results.

Moto G5 Plus: Large screen, larger storage, dual-SIM capability and cheaper price work in favour of Moto G5 Plus. If you’re not brand-conscious or a sucker for the looks or want a smartphone that gets the job done for you, Moto G5 Plus is the right pick for you.
Apple iPhone SE: The iPhone SE spells class right from the word go. It is elegant, looks premium, packs in the right software and has a reliable camera. If smaller screen doesn’t bother you and you want a phone that’ll last you a day, iPhone SE can be a good bet.