MOTO G5 PLUS Posts on XDA

Download an Android 10 custom ROM for the ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2, Nokia 6.1/6.1 Plus, Nokia 7 Plus, Moto G5 Plus, and HTC One M9

Back in September, Google released the Android 10 source code and that kickstarted the custom ROM development here on XDA. Since then, we've seen several devices receive Android 10 based custom ROMs, including the Xiaomi Redmi 2, Moto G2015, Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, HTC 10, HTC One M8, etc. Most recently, the OnePlus 3/3T, Xiaomi...

Android Oreo rolls out for the Moto G5 in Mexico and Moto G5 Plus in India/Brazil

There was a time when Motorola was one of the best OEMs when it came to rolling out software updates. That was before their acquisition by Lenovo, and while we can't say whether the change in management played a role in the update situation for Motorola phones, there's little doubt that the glory days of Motorola's...

[Update: India] Motorola Moto G5 Plus gets Android 8.1 Oreo soak test in Brazil

Lenovo announced the Motorola Moto G5 Plus way back in February 2017, giving users the choice of a design overhaul and the trusty Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC. The device was launched with Android 7.0 Nougat, and fortunately, also featured in Lenovo's Android Oreo 8.0 upgrade plan. Lenovo is now going a step forward and delivering...

Download the best Google Camera port for your Android device

One of the best developments in the Android community in recent years has been Google Camera ports. The Google Pixel's picture-taking ability is spectacular, even though the camera hardware may be better on other devices. A lot of the Google Pixel's photo magic comes from the Google Camera app. Features like HDR+ and portrait mode...

These smartphones will support Fortnite Mobile on Android

Fortnite Mobile on Android is a long-awaited upcoming release of an already massively popular game. Since launching on Apple iOS, users of Android smartphones and tablets have been wondering when Fortnite would launch on their devices too. The Android release has apparently been delayed as we recently reported that it will be launching as an...

Developer Brings 64-Bit ROM Support to the Moto G5 Plus

Motorola's software can be considered as a mixed bag. On one side, it's a pretty close to stock Android experience which brings little to no bloatware and only adds useful, non-intrusive features over AOSP Android, also releasing kernel sources when the time comes. On the other side, update support is mediocre at best and utterly ridiculous...

ElementalX Kernel for Moto Z And Moto G5 Plus!

Stock kernels simply do not provide the advanced features that we love. Smartphone vendors pack stable but bare solutions that give little room for customization and general improvement.Luckily, XDA is a place where a lot of kernel developers share their work. One of them, XDA Recognized Developer flar2, has just published his ElementalX Kernel for the Moto...

Excessive Lag Time Between Device Announcement and Release is Killing Excitement

We've talked at length about how overhyping a product can create unreachable expectations, and it goes without saying that a complete lack of hype can be just as disastrous. However, neither is as damaging as hyping up a product and then letting that excitement die off before launch. People can't maintain excitement about a product that they were...

On Moto G5 Criticisms: Western Reviewers Should Note the Moto G5 is Not Made for Them

The launch of the Lenovo Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus is an important event for Lenovo. These products are an integral part of Lenovo’s portfolio under the Motorola brand forming a part of their budget segment. But after their launch, the product line has been facing a lot of flak from readers and some reviewers...

Lenovo Unveils Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus with New Metal Designs

The Moto G Line has been one of the engines driving Motorola's and Lenovo's growth, with remarkable success in developing countries and growing markets, including my hometown of Argentina. Now, a design choice aims to elevate the Moto G5 above the rest of budget-friendly crowd.Hardware SpecificationsMoto G5 Moto G5 PlusDisplay  5-inch LCD (1920x1080, 441ppi)  5.2-inch LCD (1920x1080, 424ppi)Processor Snapdragon 4301.4GHz...

Moto G5 Passes Through the FCC, Likely to be Unveiled at MWC 2017

As we inch closer to one of the hottest events globally for smartphones in the form of the Mobile World Congress 2017, we witness some more phones getting leaked on the way. This time, we get new information on the Moto G5, which has passed through the FCC. The FCC filing does not reveal a whole...