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Google Pixel 5 (G5NZ6) vs Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)

Side by side comparison between Google Pixel 5 vs Motorola Moto G5 Plus phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Google Pixel 5 (G5NZ6)
6"
OLED

1080x2340

12.2
MP

8mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4080
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
04PointsMotorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)Compare Google Pixel 5 X
Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

12
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Google Pixel 5 (G5NZ6)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Pixel 5 (G5NZ6)25 Advantages Google Pixel 5 (G5NZ6)vsMoto G5 Plus (XT1684)4 Advantages Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)
+2.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Core17%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+8GB LPDDR4X167%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR3
+128GB (109GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (22GB available)
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+151 grams (5.29 ounces)3%
Lighter
vs155 grams (5.43 ounces)
+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)21%
Thinner
vs9.7 millimeters (0.38 inches)
+OLEDAdvantage
OLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1080x2340 pixels22%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+430 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs424 PPI
+6"15%
Larger screen
vs5.2"
+(dual camera) 12.2MP + 16MP135%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12MP
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+(front) 8MP59%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.1 Oreo
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4080 mAh36%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+18W20%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs15W
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
Not supportedvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
1/2.55" inchesvs+1/2.5" inches2%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

25 Common items in both devices
Aluminum body, glass front
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
f/1.7 (aperture)
4K UHD (3840x2160)
+18 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresGoogle Pixel 5 (G5NZ6)Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)
ModelPixel 5 (G5NZ6)Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)
Other model namesGoogle Pixel 5 5G G5NZ6 (KDDI Corporation)Lenovo Moto G5 Plus (32GB + 3GB RAM) XT1684, Motorola Potter
Country or region availableJapan
Japan
(Europe)
(Europe)
BrandGoogleMotorola
Release dateOctober, 2020March, 2017
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)9.7 millimeters (0.38 inches)
Size (width x height)70.4 x 144.7 millimeters (2.77 x 5.7 in)74 x 150.2 millimeters (2.91 x 5.91 in)
Weight151 grams (5.29 ounces)155 grams (5.43 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meters and 30minWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
System (OS)Google Pixel 5 (G5NZ6)Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)
Operating systemAndroid 11Android 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 8.1 Oreo
HardwareGoogle Pixel 5 (G5NZ6)Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SDM765 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.4Ghz Single-Core Kryo 475 Prime
2.2Ghz Single-Core Kryo 475 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 475 Silver
2Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 620Qualcomm Adreno 506 650Mhz
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayGoogle Pixel 5 (G5NZ6)Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)
Display typeOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~86.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~67.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)430 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass 3
Display features90Hz, HDR10+feature not registered
Mobile networksGoogle Pixel 5 (G5NZ6)Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1700/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat18 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)
VoLTE
LTE Cat6 700/800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,19,20,28)
TD-LTE 2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,40,41)
Primary 5G networkSub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 40, 77, 78)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingGoogle Pixel 5 (G5NZ6)Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraGoogle Pixel 5 (G5NZ6)Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
16MP ultrawidef/2.2107º1.0µm
12 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.5" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraGoogle Pixel 5 (G5NZ6)Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaGoogle Pixel 5 (G5NZ6)Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityGoogle Pixel 5 (G5NZ6)Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsGoogle Pixel 5 (G5NZ6)Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Just Black, Sorta Sage
- Always-on display
- Google Pay
- Google Cast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Lunar Grey, Fine Gold
- TurboPower charging: 6h in 15min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyGoogle Pixel 5 (G5NZ6)Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4080 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging
12W Qi wireless charging
5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 2.0
15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateGoogle Pixel 5 (G5NZ6)Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1684)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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