Motorola Moto G6 Plus VS Motorola Moto E5 Plus

Motorola Moto G6 Plus VS Motorola Moto E5 Plus: The Moto G6 Plus comes out on top. Over the years, Motorola has mastered the act of building perfect budget smartphones. And it looks like a segment, which they will control for a long time. But they do have serious competition from Chinese OEM company Xiaomi. The Motorola Moto G6 and Moto E5 are the two budget smartphones from Motorola this 2018. Both smartphones look very much alike but have different highlights. They also have a bigger and smaller model. The Moto G6 has a bigger model called Moto G6 Plus and a smaller model called Moto G6 Play. Same goes for the Moto E5.

The Motorola Moto G6 Plus and Moto E5 Plus will be our focus for this article. The Motorola Moto E5 Plus takes pride in its huge battery capacity that can last for more than a day usage. While the Moto G6 Plus is said to be all-around efficient. Let’s compare both budget devices from Motorola and see which one is actually the king in that department.

Motorola Moto G6 Plus VS Motorola Moto E5 Plus – The Design

Motorola Moto G6 Plus VS Motorola Moto E5 Plus
Motorola Moto G6 Plus
Motorola Moto G6 Plus VS Motorola Moto E5 Plus
Motorola Moto E5 Plus

The Motorola Moto G6 Plus doesn’t look like a budget smartphone with its premium design. The phone features a front Corning gorilla glass 3 and back 3D curved glass with aluminum frame. While the Moto E5 Plus features a front glass with a plastic unibody. The plastic unibody of the Moto E5 Plus has an aluminum coating finish, so you won’t feel the plastic vibe. Thanks to the Moto E5 Plus’s huge battery, it weighs 196.6 grams and a bulky 9.4mm in thickness. The Moto G6 Plus with no heavy battery capacity weighs 167 grams with 8mm thickness.

The Motorola Moto G6 Plus features a home button, with the fingerprint sensor inside it. While the Moto E5 Plus features no home button, and its fingerprint sensor is embedded inside the Motorola logo at the back. The Moto G6 Plus houses a dual rear camera while the Moto E5 Plus has a single rear camera. They’re available in different body colors option. The Moto G6 Plus comes in Nimbus, Gold and Deep Indigo body colors. While the Moto E5 Plus comes in Fine Gold, Mineral Blue, Black and Flash Gray body colors. The Moto G6 Plus is splash resistant while the Moto E5 isn’t. I think it’s fair to say the Moto G6 Plus has the better design and durability.

Motorola Moto G6 Plus VS Motorola Moto E5 Plus – The Display

The Motorola Moto G6 Plus features better display quality than the Moto E5 Plus. Motorola already said the G-series is bigger than the E-series, so we aren’t too surprised with their specs and features so far. The Moto G6 Plus sports a 5.9 inch IPS LCD touchscreen, with 74.4% screen-to-body ratio. The display of the Moto G6 Plus features an 18:9 aspect ratio, 1080 x 2160 pixels resolution and 409 PPI density. On the Moto E5 Plus is a 6.0 inch IPS LCD touchscreen with 76.7% screen-to-body ratio. The display of the Moto E5 Plus features an 18:9 aspect ratio, 720 x 1440 pixels resolution and 268 PPI density. The screen of both the Moto G6 Plus and Moto E5 Plus is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass.

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Motorola Moto G6 Plus VS Motorola Moto E5 Plus – The Camera

The rear camera of the Moto E5 Plus features a 12MP sensor, f/2.0 aperture, phase detection and laser autofocus and LED flash. And for the front camera is a 5MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture and LED flash. The USA version of the Moto E5 Plus has an 8MP front-facing camera instead. The dual rear camera of the Moto G6 Plus consists of a primary 12MP sensor with f/1.7 aperture, a secondary 5MP sensor with f/2.2 aperture, dual pixel phase detection autofocus and dual-LED dual-tone flash. While at the front of the Moto G6 Plus is an 8MP sensor, f/2.2 aperture and LED flash.

Motorola Moto G6 Plus VS Motorola Moto E5 Plus – Hardware and Software

The Motorola Moto G6 Plus is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset that carries 8-cores processor clocked 2.2GHz. While powering the Moto E5 Plus is Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset that carries 4-cores clocked 1.4GHz. The total CPU clock speed of the Snapdragon 660 chipset is 2.86% faster than that of Snapdragon 425 chipset.

Both the Moto G6 Plus and Moto E5 Plus runs on Android 8.0 Oreo with no customization. They both offer two variants of memory space. On the Moto G6 Plus is a 4GB memory with either 64GB or 128GB storage and a 6GB memory with either 64GB or 128GB storage. For the Moto E5 Plus is a 2GB memory with 16GB storage and a 3GB memory with 32GB storage.

Motorola Moto G6 Plus VS Motorola Moto E5 Plus – The Battery

The Moto E5 Plus comes out on top here, thanks to its non-removable Li-lon 5000 mAh battery. While the Moto G6 Plus settles with a non-removable Li-lon 3000 mAh battery. They both support the same fast battery charging 15W. But the Moto G6 Plus should charge faster with its USB 2.0 Type-C charger. While the Moto E5 Plus supports micro USB 2.0 charger.

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Motorola Moto G6 Plus VS Motorola Moto E5 Plus – The Price

The Moto E5 Plus will cost you about $222 (N77,700) while the Moto G6 Plus goes for about $350 (N122,500). The Moto G6 Plus features overall quality specs and is worth the extra cash if you ask me. But if your preference is only on battery capacity, then the Moto E5 Plus will be a good choice.

Motorola Moto G6 Plus VS Motorola Moto E5 Plus Full Specs Comparison

Motorola Moto G6 Plus Motorola Moto E5 Plus
Dimensions and Weight 160 x 75.5 x 8 mm. Weight: 167 g 160.9 x 75.3 x 9.4 mm. Weight: 196.6 g
Display 5.9 inch (74.4% screen-to-body ratio), 1080 x 2160 pixels with 409 PPI density and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen 6.0 inch (76.7% screen-to-body ratio), 720 x 1440 pixels with 268 PPI density and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Memory RAM: 4/6GB. ROM: 64/128GB microSD, up to 256GB RAM: 2GB. ROM: 16GB OR RAM: 3GB. ROM: 32GB microSD, up to 256GB
Software Android 8.0 Oreo Android 8.0 Oreo
Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset with Octa-core 2.2GHz processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset with Quad-core 1.4GHz processor
Camera 8MP f/2.2 aperture front camera with LED flash + Dual: 12MP f/1.7 aperture and 5MP f/2.2 aperture with LED flash 5MP f/2.0 aperture front camera with LED flash + 12MP f/2.0 aperture rear camera with LED flash
Connectivity 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
Battery Non-removable Li-lon 3000 mAh battery Non-removable Li-lon 5000 mAh battery
Additional Features Fingerprint (front-mounted), Fast battery charging 15W Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Fast battery charging 10W or 15W

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