1. Dconn1975's Avatar
    So I'm in the market for a phone for about what the G 5th Gen costs. I wish it were 5.5 inches in this case as I normally would not but I'm searching for something larger than 5.2 inches as I have a 5.2 inch device already. That said the specs on the G 5th Gen are definitely good and it makes it tempting to get it. Anyone who has it how does it feel in terms of build quality? Ate there any skins out there for it. Anyone notice any lag with this phone? Thanks for any help.
    09-16-2017 06:25 AM
  2. Javier P's Avatar
    I've got the G5S+ model. Build quality is quite good for this price and it feels great on the hand. No idea about skins and cases, I don't use them and there are no many options where I live.

    I'm not interested in Moto mods so I decided for the G instead of buying the Z2 Play. Performance wise they are very similar and battery life is about the same, which means great The SD625/626 are very efficient and the 3000 mAh battery is enough, even for heavy users.

    If you are interested in Moto mods or have any already in your hands I'd recommend you to spend a little more and go for the Z2 Play.
    09-16-2017 10:51 AM
  3. Javier P's Avatar
    Just in case you're still interested the S model with a 5.5" display will be available in the States next week.

    Moto G5S Plus coming to the U.S. Sept 29 for $230 https://www.androidcentral.com/moto-...us-sept-29-230
    09-21-2017 05:14 PM
  4. JREwing's Avatar
    Just pre-ordered one for $229. Amazing deal. I don't think anyone can go wrong on this device.
    09-22-2017 12:16 PM
  5. Javier P's Avatar
    Just pre-ordered one for $229. Amazing deal. I don't think anyone can go wrong on this device.
    I completely agree with you. It's an excellent mid-ranger and with that discount ...
    09-22-2017 12:42 PM
  6. PJRed2008's Avatar
    I completely agree with you. It's an excellent mid-ranger and with that discount ...
    $300 for the 64gb version. If my wife would trade off her 7 year old flip phone I'd get her one of these, looks like a very nice phone, and unlocked to boot!
    09-22-2017 03:14 PM
  7. bayern_tig's Avatar
    I've got the G5S+ model. Build quality is quite good for this price and it feels great on the hand. No idea about skins and cases, I don't use them and there are no many options where I live.

    I'm not interested in Moto mods so I decided for the G instead of buying the Z2 Play. Performance wise they are very similar and battery life is about the same, which means great The SD625/626 are very efficient and the 3000 mAh battery is enough, even for heavy users.

    If you are interested in Moto mods or have any already in your hands I'd recommend you to spend a little more and go for the Z2 Play.
    Not using a case for your phone? I'm planning to do the same but I'm worried about the protruding camera hump. Is the glass strong enough for day to day use and placement?
    09-24-2017 01:47 PM
  8. Javier P's Avatar
    Not using a case for your phone? I'm planning to do the same but I'm worried about the protruding camera hump. Is the glass strong enough for day to day use and placement?
    I'm not a good example I've never used a case or screen protector on any of my phones, just a sunglasses pouch to avoid scratches.

    The metallic ring around the camera glass is a bit higher, so it protects the glass when placed the on a flat surface.
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    09-24-2017 03:45 PM
  9. bayern_tig's Avatar
    Can you help me with one more thing?

    Can you check and tell me the latest version of camera app, camera tuner app and the photo editor app?
    It shows 31 August as the latest version for moto camera 2 (7.0.48.20) and for photo editor (1.4.45.4). Latest version of camera tuner for G5S plus was published on 28 august (1.15.8). When I see these apps seperately outside of playstore, it shows a more updated version on a later date (september).
    can you tell me which versions of these are running on your phone?
    09-25-2017 12:55 AM
  10. chanchan05's Avatar
    Not sure if it has Shattershield, but if it does, you'd want a screen protector. The Shattershield is shatterproof since it's plastic, but it's very scratchable.
    Laura Knotek likes this.
    09-25-2017 01:28 AM
  11. Javier P's Avatar
    Can you help me with one more thing?

    Can you check and tell me the latest version of camera app, camera tuner app and the photo editor app?
    It shows 31 August as the latest version for moto camera 2 (7.0.48.20) and for photo editor (1.4.45.4). Latest version of camera tuner for G5S plus was published on 28 august (1.15.8). When I see these apps seperately outside of playstore, it shows a more updated version on a later date (september).
    can you tell me which versions of these are running on your phone?
    Same versions on my phone. I remember getting an update for these apps a couple of weeks ago.
    bayern_tig likes this.
    09-25-2017 08:50 AM
  12. bayern_tig's Avatar
    My power button is a little wobbly but works fine. Is it the same for you guys as well? Just want to know whether it's a defect on my phone or if that's how it is
    09-28-2017 10:19 AM
  13. Javier P's Avatar
    My power button is a little wobbly but works fine. Is it the same for you guys as well? Just want to know whether it's a defect on my phone or if that's how it is
    Now that you mention it ... I tried and with the right angle and paying close attention I noticed it wobbles a little bit, but nothing important.
    bayern_tig likes this.
    09-28-2017 10:47 AM

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