Moto G5 Plus vs Redmi 5 Plus vs Redmi 5: Price in India, Specification and Features Compared

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Moto G5 Plus vs Redmi 5 Plus vs Redmi 5: Display

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus and the Xiaomi Redmi 5 feature a bezel-less 18:9 aspect ratio display, with 5.99-inch and 5.7-inch screen sizes respectively, whereas, the Motorola Moto G5 Plus features a traditional 16:9 display with 5.2-inch screen size.  All the three smartphones come with Full HD resolution, IPS LCD panel, and Gorilla Glass protection.

The display performance of all the three smartphones is almost similar; they reproduce punchy colours and high brightness. Also, none of the smartphone shows colour shift due to the IPS panel. However, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus and the Redmi 5 beat the Motorola Moto G5 Plus as they feature larger screen size in a footprint that is similar to the G5 Plus.

Moto G5 Plus vs Redmi 5 Plus vs Redmi 5: Camera

The Motorola Moto G5 Plus features a 12MP primary camera with dual-pixel phase-detection autofocus and f/1.7 aperture. Whereas, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus and the Redmi 5 feature a 12MP sensor with phase-detection autofocus and f/2.2 aperture.

The Motorola Moto G5 Plus beats the other two smartphones as it not only has a faster focusing system, and a f/1.7 aperture, but most importantly, it produces images with better details, lesser noise, and punchier colours. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus ranks second, as it produces images with better colour accuracy than the Redmi 5 in the low-light conditions, thanks to the dual-tone LED flash. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 ranks last in spite of having the same sensor as the Redmi 5 Plus, due to the lack of the dual-tone dual-LED flash.

As for the selfie performance, all the three smartphones perform similarly as they all use a 5-megapixel sensor and fixed autofocus.

Moto G5 Plus vs Redmi 5 Plus vs Redmi 5: Performance

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus, as well as, the Motorola Moto G5 Plus feature an octa-core Snapdragon 625 processor, whereas, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 features an octa-core Snapdragon 450 processor. The Snapdragon 450 processor has a lower clock frequency than the Snapdragon 625, but other than that, it is pretty much similar to the Snapdragon 625 chipset. Therefore, all the three smartphones are equally fast and in multitasking and gaming.

Coming to the software criteria, all the three smartphones have their own USP. The Motorola Moto G5 Plus has a stock Android UI, and it receives Android software updates faster than many smartphones. On the other hand, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus and the Xiaomi Redmi 5 have a feature-packed UI, i.e. it comes with many features like dual-apps, application lock, themes, etc. Therefore, all the smartphones win in their own way in the performance department.

Moto G5 Plus vs Redmi 5 Plus vs Redmi 5: Battery

The battery life is one criterion, where all the three smartphones differ. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus comes with the highest battery capacity of 4000mAh, followed by the Xiaomi Redmi 5 and the Moto G5 Plus with 3300mAh and 3000mAh battery capacity. As the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus has a larger battery, it lasts the longest among the three smartphones. Therefore, it blows the other two devices in battery backup. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 puts out same battery backup as the Motorola Moto G5 Plus, instead of having a larger battery because the Redmi 5 has a larger screen than the Moto G5 Plus. All the three smartphones are equipped with fast battery charging.

Moto G5 Plus vs Redmi 5 Plus vs Redmi 5: Conclusion

We think that the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is the best smartphone among the three, as it has a longer battery backup, bigger screen, and a good performance. The Motorola Moto G5 Plus is also a very good device for those who are looking for stock Android UI. As for the Xiaomi Redmi 5, we think that is best suited for those who are tight on budget.