Motorola Moto G5 Plus vs Nokia 6

Motorola Moto G5 plus is launched at MWC 2017 and Nokia 6 was launched earlier in January 2017. Nokia 6 is already available in China and it is becoming popular there. Moreover, Nokia has announced Nokia 6 to be available globally in its Press event at MWC 2017. Where as Moto G5 Plus will be available in India after their Launch in the country on 15th March.

Moto G5 Plus vs Nokia 6

Today we are going to compare both these phones. So lets see which one is better in caparison of Motorola Moto G5 Plus Vs Nokia 6.


Moto G5 Plus measures 150.2 x 74 x 7.7mm, weighs 155g. Motorola has used micro USB. Motorola has even recessed fingerprint scanner. It’s certainly better-looking than the fingerprint reader on the Moto G4 Plus. The signature “M” also appears ton the rear and there is a nice curve to the back.

Motorola has given a circular shape at the bottom and top sides. There’s microphone on the bottom with speaker grill, microUSB and Audio port. Motorola has engraved the camera module on the back in a circular style which looks astonishing.

Now coming to Nokia 6 it measures 154 x 75.8 x 8.4 mm and it weighs 169g. It also has a fingerprint sensor mounted on the home button on the front panel. On Top front panel .There is a front camera on Top right side of the phone. Nokia 6 has engraved the camera at the back side in a vertical rectangular style, which makes the back panel of the phone feel like premium one.


Moto G5 Plus packs IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen 5.2 inch display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels at 424 ppi. Whereas Nokia 6 features a 5.5-inch 2.5D curved display with a 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution. The display is protected with the Gorilla Glass 3.


Moto G5 Plus is packed with Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 and Adreno 506 GPU. It is paired with 2GB of RAM and 64 GB internal storage which can be expandable up to 256GB. On the other hand Nokia 6 is powered with the smaller Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor and Adreno 505. But it has a 4GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage which can also be expandable up to 256 GB.


Moto G5 Plus runs on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. Nokia 6 also runs on the Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box, But Nokia has promised that company will roll out the latest updates very quickly. Moreover, in case of security updates company says it will provide the latest security patches on its phones as soon as Google release those.


Moto G5 Plus offers a 12-megapixel Dual Autofocus Pixels snapper on the back and 5MP of front camera. Its worth telling you that it is the same primary camera which is used in Samsung Galaxy S7. Coming To Nokia 6 is packed with 16 MP, f/2.0 primary camera and 8 MP front camera.

Also Read:Nokia 5 vs Motorola Moto G5


Moto G5 Plus has also used similar kind of technology on its 3000 mAh. They claim that TurboPower will charge up the device for 6 hours in just 15 minutes. Where as Nokia 6 is packed with 3000 mAh BAttery.


Moto G5 will be available starting in March for €199 with 2GB RAM/16GB storage across Europe and Latin America, while the Moto G5 Plus will go for $229 US for the 2GB/32GB model, and $279 for the 4GB/64GB version. In India Moto G5 coming in the month of march for the estimated price of INR 11,999 and Moto G Plus to stand out for INR 14,999.

Coming to Nokia 6 is priced at €229(₹16000, $240) in global market.

Read Also :Motorola Moto G5 Plus vs BlackBerry KEYone


Both the devices are very good under this price category. But we feel that Nokia 6 should be packed with Snapdragon 625, Which is packed in Moto G5 Plus. Still Nokia 6 has some plus points and moreover the phone is becoming popular in china. Nokia 6 is packed with 4GB of RAM more than of Moto G5 Plus i.e. 2GB. However, Nokia 6 looks better than Moto G5 Plus in design and it feels like premium one.

So Both the phones are having their plus points now you have to decide which one to choose.


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  • Type Design Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones.
    Bar Bar
  • Dimensions
    150.2 x 74 x 7.9 mm (5.91 x 2.91 x 0.31 in) 154 x 75.8 x 8.4 mm
  • Weight
    155 g (5.47 oz) 169 g
  • Colors
    Lunar Grey, Fine Gold Black


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  • Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Size
    5.2 inches 5.5 inches
  • Resolution
    1080 x 1920 pixels 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Display Colors Display Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others.
    16M colors 16M Color
  • Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality.
    424 ppi ~403 ppi
  • Touch Screen
    Multitouch Yes
  • Display Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind.
    Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Features
    SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
    Browser HTML5
    Java No
    - Fast battery charging
    - MP3/AAC+/WAV/Flac player
    - MP4/H.264 player
    - Photo/video editor
    - Document viewer
    2.5D curved display


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  • Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 Snapdragon 430
  • CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    Adreno 506 Adreno 505
  • RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    2 GB/4GB RAM 4 GB RAM
  • Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.
    64 GB 64 GB
  • Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.
    up to 256 GB Yes, up to 256 GB
  • Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass


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  • Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat) Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)


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  • Primary Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.
    12 MP 16 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus
  • Image
    f/2.2, auto-HDR 16 MP
  • Video
  • Camera Features
    Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, auto-HDR, autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
    1.0 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
  • Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration)
    dual-LED (dual tone) flash dual-LED
  • Secondary
    5 MP 8 MP, f/2.0, 1.12 µm pixel size


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  • Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.
    Li-Ion (Lithium Ion) Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
  • Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.
    3000 mAh 3000 mAh
  • Placement
    Non-removable Non-removable at Back
  • Standby Standby Time is the total amount of time that you can leave your is fully charged, turned on and ready to send and receive calls or data transmissions before completely discharging the battery.
    Up to 768 h (3G)
  • Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower.
    Up to 18 h (3G)
  • Music Play
    Up to 22 h


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  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
    v4.2, A2DP, LE Yes
  • Infrared Infrared connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.
  • Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Yes
  • Wi-fi Hotspot
  • USB
    microUSB v2.0, USB Host microUSB v2.0
  • GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • Microphone Jack
  • Headphone Jack


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