The Moto G5 Plus was announced at MWC 2017 held recently in Barcelona. Motorola today launched the device in India at an event in Delhi. The G5 Plus comes with a 5.2 inch full HD IPS LCD display and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor. The device features a 12 MP primary camera with autofocus and dual LED flash. The device starts from Rs. 14,999.
The Huawei Honor 6X, on the other hand, was launched back in January. It comes with a 5.5 inch full HD display and a Kirin 655 chipset. It also comes with a dual camera setup on the back, with a primary 12 MP camera assisted by a secondary 2 MP camera. Huawei has priced the Honor 6X at Rs. 12,999.
Moto G5 Plus Coverage
Motorola Moto G5 Plus
The Moto G5 Plus features a 12 MP primary camera with autofocus, dual LED flash and f/1.7 aperture. The camera comes with features such as geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama and auto-HDR. On the front, the device sports a 5 MP secondary camera with f/2.2 aperture.
Huawei Honor 6X
The Honor 6X features a dual camera setup on the back. The phone comes with a 12 + 2 MP camera arrangement on the back. The 12 MP sensor is the main one, capturing regular color photos. It comes with Phase Detection Autofocus and a single LED flash. The 2 MP sensor helps capture the depth of field details, giving images a nice bokeh effect. The camera software combines the images captured with the 12 MP and 2 MP sensors to form a single image.
On the front, the Honor 6X comes with an 8 MP camera.
Moto G5 Plus vs Honor 6X Camera Samples
Motorola claimed that the Moto G5 Plus comes with the best-in-class camera. We compared the Moto G5 Plus’ camera with that of the Redmi Note 4’s, and found the Moto G5 Plus to be better. However, coming to the Honor 6X, the G5 Plus had a tough battle ahead of itself.
At least on paper.
The Honor 6X has the added advantage of a dual camera setup, allowing more details to be captured. However, in practise, we found out the Moto G5 Plus to be much better on most occasions. The photos clicked with the G5 Plus were brighter and had more details and less noise, especially in challenging lighting conditions. The Honor 6X was better in a couple of instances. Overall, though, the Moto G5 Plus is the clear winner.