Home  ›  Phones  ›  Motorola  ›

Motorola Moto G5S Plus


Info Photos Reviews News Forum  3  

Add your review

Please log in to post a review.

Sort by most:      
Battery Life  
Hardware Usability  
Hardware Quality  
Interface Speed  
Audio Volume  
hide detailed ratings

Best Moto G Yet !


Feb 2, 2018 by guidomelcor   updated Feb 6, 2018

The Moto G5s-Plus is available "unlocked" for every major carrier in the US. I purchased mine at BestBuy during the 2017 Christmas season while it was on sale for $229 for the 32 gb version.
Being a Virgin Mobile customer for many years I wanted to have the latest Android phone. My previous phone was the Moto G 3rd.gen. It was a decent phone but its lack of memory and inability to upgrade to the latest version of Android had me constantly deleting cache and apps to avoid slowing down.
I was told by Virgin Mobile and Motorola in September 2017 that this "unlocked" G5s-Plus model # XT1806 could be activated replacing my existing Moto G 3rd.gen. After purchasing in December, I sent an email to Virgin Mobile to get specific activation instructions. I was told that doing so was not possible and had been given wrong advice by their customer representatives.
Calling Virgin Mobile I was given the same answer.
Not giving up I called a Sprint Corporate store. This was not a local retailer like in the Mall. You have to go to a corporate store location. On the phone I was told that possibly they could help. When I went to the Sprint Corporate store, after just a few minutes, they were able to activate my new phone with a new sim card that they have. My troubles were now over and I had a great new up to date Android phone on the Virgin Mobile network.
So far so good. This is a big step up from my previous phone.

Very Fast, no slow downs
Earphone sound quality excellent
Pure install of Android without any extra bloatware
Decent screen size 5.5"
401 ppi screen density
Great battery life
Decent camera
Rapid charger included for 6 hour recharge in just 15 minutes
Virgin Mobile compatibility

Speaker phone not as good as the Moto G. The Moto G has its speaker on its face, Moto G5s-Plus has it on the bottom end.

Wrap Up:
For $229 it's hard to beat comparing it to others costing more than double or triple the price.

Log In to rate this review or report it as inappropriate.

Page  1  of 1

Add your review

Have a question about this phone? Ask in the Forum ›

Subscribe to Phone Scoop News with RSS Follow @phonescoop on Twitter Phone Scoop on Facebook Subscribe to Phone Scoop on YouTube Follow on Instagram


All content Copyright 2001-2018 Phone Factor, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Content on this site may not be copied or republished without formal permission.