Nokia 5 Vs Moto G5 : Budget Smartphones

Nokia 5 Vs Moto G5: Battle of Budget Smartphones. Nokia returned with android series of smartphones and launched Nokia 5 in the budget category. Motorola has also launched a new phone in its Moto G series, the Moto G5. Today we are comparing Nokia 5 with Moto G5. Which smartphone is better for you in the budget category as per your needs? Let’s find out

Nokia 5 Vs Moto G5 Full Technical Specification:

Features Nokia 5 Moto G5
Connectivity 2G,3G,4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2 2G,3G,4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0
Dimension 149.7 x 72.5 x 8 mm 144.3 x 73 x 9.5 mm
Weight 145g
CPU 1.4 GHz  Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430


1.4 GHz  Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430


 GPU Adreno 505 Adreno 505
Memory Internal: 16 GB (Expandable up to 256GB) Internal: 16/32 GB  (Expandable up to 256GB)
Display  5 inch HD(294ppi) IPS LCD Display 5 inch Full-HD(428ppi) IPS LCD Display
Camera (primary) 13 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash

Full HD Video Recording

13 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, LED flash

Full HD Video Recording

Camera(Secondary) 8 MP, f/2.0 front-facing camera 5 MP, f/2.2 front-facing camera
Operating System Android v7.1.1 (Nougat) Android OS 7.1.1 (Nougat)
SIM Slots Dual-SIM Dual-SIM
Sensors Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Battery 3000mAh Li-ion 2800mAh Li-ion
Colors Tempered Blue, Silver, Matte Black, Copper Arte Black, Matte Black, Tempered Blue, Silver, Copper
Launch Date Feb, 2017 Feb, 2017
Release  Date March, 2017 March, 2017
Price/Cost EUR 189 (Approx. Rs.13500) EUR 199 (Approx. Rs.14000)

Both phones offer good features at a low price


Nokia 5 features an HD (720x1280p) Display with and 5.2 inch screen on giving 282ppi. On the other hand, Moto G features a Full HD (1080x1920p) display with 5 inch screen giving 441ppi. Both has Corning Gorilla glass for more protection.

Moto G5 images


In terms of display, Moto G wins the race as it has a better Full HD display as compared to only HD display in Nokia 5. Moto G5 is likely has have crisp and good display.

Processor and Memory

Both Nokia 5 and Moto G5 come with 1.4 GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor. Nokia 5 comes with 2GB RAM whereas Moto G5 has both 2GB and 3GB of RAM options available for the users.

( Also Read: Nokia 3 Vs Nokia 5 Vs Nokia 6 )

Nokia 5 comes with 16GB of internal storage whereas Moto G5 comes with 16GB and 32GB storage option. Storage of both smartphones can be expanded up to 256GB with the help of microSD card.

Based on the combination of processor and memory both smartphones have a similar processor. The 3GB RAM with 32GB storage variant of Moto G5 is likely to have multitasking capabilities due to extra RAM.


Nokia 5 and Moto G5 have a 13 MP camera with f/2.0 aperture and phase detection autofocus. At the front Nokia 5 has an 8 MP camera with f/2.0 aperture whereas Moto G5 has a 5MP camera with f/2.2 aperture.

Cameras of both the phone look similar on paper but we know that Nokia has better camera optics as compared to the Motorola. So, we have to wait to get both the phone in hands for comparing the cameras.

( Also Read: Moto Z Play:Launch News,Specifications,Camera,Battery )


The Nokia 5 has a 3000mAh Non-removable Li-ion battery whereas Moto G5 comes with a 2800mAh removable battery.

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