A closer look with Moto G5s Plus hands-on prior launch


During the Lenovo Malaysia day media event recently, Lenovo Malaysia has provided their new smartphone which has yet to launch in Malaysian market. The new mysterious smartphone is the Moto G5 Plus which Lenovo aims to target mid-range smartphone market with the 13MP dual rear camera which unleashes lot more potential and creativity.

Moto G5s Plus specifications:

  • 5.5 inch 1080P Full HD display
  • Qualcom Snapdragon 625 SoC
  • 4GB RAM + 32GB ROM(support MicroSD)
  • 13MP RGB lens +13MP monochrome lens,f/ 2.0,Dual tone LED flash
  • 8MP front facing camera with LED flash,f/ 2.0
  • Front fingerprint sensor
  • 3000mAh with TurboPower quickcharge
  • Dual SIM standby with dual 4G LTE
  • Android 7.1
  • Avaiable in grey and gold




The Moto G5s Plus offers a beautiful 5.5 inches Full HD IPS display panel and a 8MP front facing camera that works great under low light environment with support from the f/2.0 aperture and front LED flash.



The dual rear camera is fitted within the iconic protruding camera module from most of the Motorola smartphone. The 13MP dual lens combo offers a colour and a monochrome shots to create immersive 3D visual depth (Bokeh) effect and professional mode for your to play with.


Powered by Snapdragon 625 and 4GB RAM with 32GB ROM, it is a mid-range smartphone not just focused on performance, but the slightly curved rear panel makes it a good grip.

Let’s see some of the sample shots!



The Moto G5s Plus comes with normal shooting mode, Bokeh mode, Panaromic mode and professional mode.




There’s inbuilt depth editor to create your ideal bokeh effect!


How about instant filter and replacing background image? It is even possible to change the background while retaining object to fool your friends.


That drumstick tho..



For less than RM1299, it is one decent smartphone with a good camera that can unleash your creativity while not losing in performance in between other smartphones.




Alex Wee

Alex Wee

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