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Motorola Moto G 5G (2022)
Motorola Moto G 5G (2022)
Motorola Moto G 5G (2022)
Motorola Moto G 5G (2022)

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The Motorola Moto G 5G (2022) currently has an Informr score of 5.3 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 7 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Operating system
2.2 GHz
2.2 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
50+ MP, f/1.8
50+ MP, f/1.8
5000 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...


Overall, the Moto G 5G (2022) isn't a bad phone, but it's lagging behind some of its competitors. At $299, it's routine sale price, it's not a bad offering, but its regular $399 makes it a much tougher sell. The phone does have some redeeming qualities, like the very good battery life and friendly d...

- Peter Kostadinov, PhoneArena
Android Central
Android Central

There are plenty of things to like about the Moto G 5G (2022), from its surprisingly good performance to its phenomenal battery life. The overall experience should get you through the day without issue. However, there are more shortcomings than I'd prefer, and I would expect more from a phone at thi...

- Derrek Lee, Android Central
PC Magazine
PC Magazine

The 2022 Moto G 5G sits in the middle of the market at $400, delivering reasonable battery life, a large screen, and decent performance, but similarly priced phones offer greater value when it comes to camera quality and software support.

- Dave LeClair, PC Magazine
Android Authority
Android Authority

The Moto G 5G (2022) is the quintessential Moto G experience, for better and, mostly, for worse. It offers a long-lasting battery and ample storage for a budget phone, but for whatever steps it takes forward, it stumbles further backward somewhere else. With so many great phones at the same price, y...

- Ryan Haines, Android Authority
Tom's Guide
Tom's Guide

The Moto G 5G (2022) is overpriced and disappointing. From the sluggish performance to weak cameras, this Moto is far from worth the $399 asking price. In a world where we have stronger budget phones such as the Nord N20 5G, the Moto G 5G (2022) isn’t worth your money.

- Jordan Palmer, Tom's Guide

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Common Questions

The Moto G 5G (2022) price will vary depending on retailer, age, special offers and whether or not it's purchased with a service plan. If purchased with a 2 year service contract for example, you would likely pay much less for the phone itself up front. You can compare Motorola Moto G 5G (2022) prices from around the web here on The Informr.

Motorola backs up the Moto G 5G (2022) with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your Moto G 5G (2022) has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Motorola support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Motorola's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The Motorola Moto G 5G (2022)'s screen size is 6.5 inches with 720 x 1600 pixels resolution.

2.2 GHz

There is a MediaTek Dimensity 700 Octa-core 2.2 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android operating system (OS).

50+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 50+ MP, f/1.8 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera useful for video chat and self portraits.

256 GB

Internal memory is 256 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 512 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 5000 mAh battery.

Moto G 5G (2022) Specs

Release Date May 19, 2022
Regions Available USA, Canada
Operating System Android

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Processor MediaTek Dimensity 700 Octa-core 2.2 GHz
Internal Storage 256 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
5G, 4G/LTE
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM No
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 512 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
50+ Megapixels, f/1.8
12.5+ Megapixels, f/1.8
2+ Megapixels, f/2.4, Macro
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Multi-shot, Panorama, Self-timer
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
13+ Megapixels, f/2.2
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels
Pixel Density 269 pixels
Size 6.5 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, 90Hz refresh rate
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 5000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Plastic
Colors Moonlight Gray
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.54 x 7.58 x 0.944 cm (6.5 x 3 x 0.4 in)
Weight 204 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Yes
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP 52
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
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