Nokia 6 Vs Moto G5 Plus Comparison: Which Phone is Better?

The new Nokia 6 marks the Finnish company’s re-entry into the Indian phone market. The new Android smartphone comes with decent specifications. But where does it stand among its rivals? The mid-ranged segment is filled with multiple powerful smartphones. Read more to find about Nokia 6 Vs Moto G5 Plus Comparison: Which Phone is Better?

Nokia 6 Vs Moto G5 Plus Comparison

Nokia 6 Vs Moto G5 Plus

Price

Nokia 6 Rs 14,999
Moto G5 Plus Rs 14,999/ Rs 16,999

The Nokia 6 is priced at Rs 14,999 in India. On the other hand, the Moto G5 Plus is available at Rs 14,999 for the 3GB RAM/16GB storage model. While the 4GB RAM/ 32GB storage variant costs Rs 16,999. In terms of price, there is no clear winner. However, the Nokia 6 does offer more storage and a larger camera sensor at the same price.

Specifications

Specifications Nokia 6 Moto G5 Plus
Processor 1.4 GHz octa-core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 2.0GHz octa-core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
RAM 3GB 3GB
Internal Storage 32GB (expandable up to 128GB) 16GB (expandable up to 128GB)
Display 5.5-inch Full HD resolution, IPS LCD, 16:9 aspect ratio 5.2-inch Full HD resolution, IPS LCD, 16:9 aspect ratio
OS Stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat Android 7.0 Nougat
Primary (Rear) Camera 16MP with flash 12MP with Flash
Front Camera 8MP, 1.12um sensor 5MP with flash
Battery 3000mAh 3000mAh with Turbo Charging
Dual SIM Yes Yes

While the Nokia 6 is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 430 processor and Adreno 505 GPU, the Moto G5 Plus comes with a slightly more powerful octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC and an improved Adreno 506 GPU. Both smartphones are backed by a 3,000mAh battery. However, the G5 Plus supports Turbo Charging.

On the camera front, the Moto G5 Plus sports a 12MP rear camera with f/1.7 aperture and a 5MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture. On the other hand, the Nokia 6 comes with a 16MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and an 8MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture. While the Nokia 6 has an advantage with its front camera sensor, it lacks a front flash.

Also read: Nokia 6 Vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Comparison: Which Phone is Better?

Features

Nokia 6 Moto G5 Plus
Dual speakers with Dolby Atmos technology Water-resistant
Fingerprint scanner on front panel Fingerprint scanner on front panel
Stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS Turbo Charging
5.5-inch display Snapdragon 625 SoC
Aluminum alloy unibody design Full metal construction
Five color options Two color options

The Nokia 6 features a larger 5.5-inch Full HD display, compared to Moto G5 Plus’s 5.2-inch IPS LCD screen. While the Nokia 6 runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system, while the Moto G5 Plus comes with Android 7.0 Nougat OS. Additionally, the Nokia 6 comes with dual speakers and smart dual amplifier chips with 6dB louder sound and Dolby Atmos technology.

The Moto G5 Plus comes in Lunar Grey and Fine Gold color options. On the other hand, the Nokia 6 offers five color options – Arte Black, Matte Black, Tempered Blue, Silver, and Copper. The water resistance is a big plus for the Moto G5 Plus.

Also read: Motorola Moto G5 Plus vs BlackBerry KEYone: Which Phone Is Better?

Verdict

Both smartphones offer decent specs in a premium package. While Moto G5 Plus is made for media consumption, the Nokia 6 is decent device all-around. While there is no clear winner here, the Nokia 6 offers slightly more at the same price. While Nokia has the advantage of tickling those nostalgic feelings, Moto is a trusted brand among the Indian customers. Which of the two devices will you go for? Share with us in the comments section below.

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