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[Back Order] Motorola G 5G Plus 128GB $303.05 + $4.99 Delivery / C&C @ JB Hi-Fi

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Ultra-fast speed. Ultra-wide view.
6.7" CinemaVision FHD+ display
Ultra-wide selfie camera system
48 MP quad camera system

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  • +1 vote

    Does this use Android One?

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      No

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      Your only choice for Android One are nokia

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        …or Pixel?

        • +4 votes

          Technically Google Pixel phones are not part of AndroidOne, although arguably they deliver the same benefits of regular updates and upgrades.

  • +4 votes

    Anyone actually need 5g on their phones and are able to get a 5g connection?

    This should stack with the $25 off/back on $100 spend with latitude pay

    https://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/627131

    • +5 votes

      I get pretty reasonable 5g with optus in my area. But no, can't say I actually need it, or notice any difference.

    • +2 votes

      I'm getting 150-250Mbps down, 5-10 Mbps , 15 ms ping up depending on the time of day, whereas I could only get ~ 75 Mbps down but 30 Mbps up with 4Gx on the edge of teltra's coverage map. I was FTTN, and with a node I can almost spit on from my mail-box, but whose pillar is ~ 200 m back towards the exchange before it looped back into the area it serves I could get [at best] 74Mbps down with a ping of 22 ms.

      So yes, I'm using it as my home internet so I can finally get broad rather than fraudband. Had there been fibre to my home, it would come a very poor second [ABB can shine on that connection and they still have enough IPV4 address space and the decency offer the option to not use CG-NAT for gamers] but with 300GB per month for $59 it's a no-brainer, even if I do face the possible need to arrange a VPN should the likes of Dodgy Dutton or some of the pentecostal fruitloops expand their censorship and start blocking sites as they threaten whenever a dog-whistle is needed.

      Just now, [19:03 in S.A.] Ookla measure a ping of 19ms, 190.18Mbps down and 6.08 Mbps up. Please people, if you live in the Marion area, give it a miss, it's clearly rubbish.

      The upload times aren't that good for gamers and/or content uploaders but fine for my use. The tower the 5G is coming from appears to be located at or near the Tonsley campus of Flinder's University, [ 350-400 Mbps down isn't unusual when I'm close to Allawoona Ave] so I'd imagine there's more than a few users on the link, so it's holding up well.

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        Ping is more important for gamers, really need to be getting 5ms or lower because actual ping with game servers will be much higher.

        I'd use it for home internet too, but currently get over 100mbs on 4g so happy with that for now.

        300gb/m at $59/m? Seems like a really good deal to me.

        • +1 vote

          really need to be getting 5ms or lower

          What?

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          you get 5ms consistent pings with 4g?

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            @scud70: No chance, average 15-20ms ping with 4g.
            but check Halo US servers (for example) for real ping, much much higher.

            I was getting 1ms ping with fibre internet in the US, but also around 500-750mbs up and down.

            • +1 vote

              @TEER3X: lol i must have read your reply wrong … yeh well unfortunately we are not in the US or any other country that didn't take a dump all over the internet infra … and i doubt any wireless tech will give as consistent ping times as you'd get via fiber/cable…

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                @scud70: yeah the expectation was that 5g would have near zero latency, so still hopeful at some point that comes true

            • +3 votes

              @TEER3X: Pinging what? There's this thing call the surf of light, and it's actually finite. If you're pinging anything in the US, your ping probably can't be less than 130ms. Pinging anther PC on your home WiFi will probably show 1ms. How long is a piece of string?

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      I’m getting consistent 700-1000mbps down indoors at home with telstra 5G (iPhone 12 pro max) vs 150-300mbps on optus 4G (iPhone XS max), that’s a pretty significant jump

      Of course need the data limit but I’m on 180gb/mo which I usually only manage to use 50-70% of each month even with turning off wifi almost always including for app updates/downloads, so no issues on that front. Only thing is I’m paying $65/mo (180gb 5G telstra) vs $28/mo (100gb 4G circles/optus) but worth it imo

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        That is a pretty crazy jump, but even if you're downloading a 150mb app, 4G at 250 Mbps will download it in only 4.8 seconds :)

    • +4 votes

      Tbh the general public doesn't need 5G. I got 261 Mbps download the other day on 4G, and this only showed me how powerful 4G really is when you got good signal.

      Imo, 4G signal should have just been improved instead of introducing 5G. This would have even benefitted the older phones/devices

      • +2 votes

        I noticed lately that my 4G speeds have improved. I think it's because more people are moving over to 5G, possibly freeing up capacity on the 4G network.

        I remember the same happened with the switch from 3G to 4G.

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          Oooh that's a very good observation. I hadn't even thought of that, but you might be right. I wasn't really sure if it was an increase for me tho, cause I just switched to Optus and did a speed test (Finidng those incredible results)

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      I'm lucky enough to live on the top floor of a building with line of sight to a Vodafone 5G tower. Even then, the signal is spotty at best (50/50) with a minimal speed/ping benefit.

      Even at this point, 5G shouldn't be the primary reason you upgrade your phone, but if you are planning on buying a new phone (and keep it for longer than a couple years), choosing one with 5G might be worthwhile.

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      I'm 4-500m across flat open ground from my local Optus Tower, which has 5G. But I can't get it. When I pointed out that 5G must be pretty poor technology if I can't, I got no explanation. But I found out my other means after an incident that resulted in my getting great 5G at 200 Mb/s for 4 days. It turns out Optus is using a technology called beamforming to prevent the areas where all the customers who are paying for it from getting 5G, the residential areas where the houses are, while still ensuring the lake and the wetlands and the industrial estate get it.

      Beamforming sends different strengths of signal in different directions from the tower. I'm paying my provider for 5G. They are paying Optus to provide it to me if it can. And those 4 days when I got it showed it can. But it is using beamforming to prevent me and any of my neighbours who are paying for 5G from getting and using it at home.

  • +3 votes

    Is the Motorola Edge 5G worth the extra $80?

    https://www.jbhifi.com.au/products/motorola-edge-5g-128gb-so...

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      Wow, this was 799 not long ago. Saw it in store, looks stunning

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        I was considering this then, but the salesman informed me it was e-SIM only when I asked if it was dual SIM. I ended up with the Realme 7 5g, comparable spec for spec with a brighter if slightly smaller screen and a way better camera, but at $319 anyone looking at a decent performing mid-priced phone would be pushed to find better value than this.

        • +2 votes

          Really? Was just reading up on the edge, seems great value at 399, and review say it has nano sim plus microsd?

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        What turned me off was that the OLED was not that great but neither were all at the price point I could afford

    • +1 vote

      seems to have a few reviews about purple tinge to the screen so something to consider and check out in other reviews…

    • +1 vote

      I cancelled the G and ordered the edge. Thanks.

  • +6 votes

    I bought this phone a few months back for 399.
    Main reason was it was the largest screen I could find at the time.

    Great battery life, CPU is fine and doesn't seem to lag on normal operations.

    Camera is more than adequate for a mid range device.

    The rom is clean and pretty stock Android.

    Regular security updates each month.

    Best feature is the way you can preview notifications on the lock screen without unlocking if you enable that feature.

    • +1 vote

      Is it dual sim?

      • +2 votes

        Details tab
        Dual SIM (nano-SIM + nano-SIM) Yes

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      I'd say you made a pretty good purchase overall, however I'd definitely have to disagree with this:

      Main reason was it was the largest screen I could find at the time.

      I remember a few A series Samsung phones having 6.7" screens as well

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      Hi does it come with case and factory applied screen protector?

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        keen to know as well

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    Damn it I bought one two weeks ago for $388 :(

    It's a great phone though. Very snappy. Huge upgrade from a Nokia 7.2

    Also the upgrade to Android 11 is live now.

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      Hi does it come with case and factory applied screen protector?

      • +1 vote

        Just a case.

  • +1 vote

    How is this phone compared to the more expensive Google Pixel 4A?

    • +1 vote

      The 4a has a camera that competes with the best on results, not the speed-stripe garbage of megapixel count and you get free storage of "high quality" [16Mp] photos.

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        Thanks terrys

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        Can’t you use Google photos free storage on any device? Even iPhone?

    • +2 votes

      Someone must be suffering from butt-pain for downvoting a question.

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    How does this compare to an oppo a72?

  • +1 vote

    Great phone even compared to the oppo/realme

    https://www.gsmarena.com/compare.php3?idPhone1=10307&idPhone...

    Suggest you do the officeworks price beat as they have stock at $399

    So that is a lot of phone then at just $300 with 5g and large screen plus local warranty

    • +6 votes

      JB hi-fi will have 5% off code released soon for today and tomorrow, so technically will be the same price if office works price beats

  • +5 votes

    Im typing this comment using my $216 Moto G 5G plus from Officeworks ahahahahaha
    Last week a young female Officeworks worker decided Mobiciti price was $228 and voila!
    Since then Officeworks has taken down this phone from their store 🙄

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      Shame for us but hopefully Scotty will see your post and come up with a special badge. As the whirlpoolers would say, you're a legend!

    • +1 vote

      Last week a young female Officeworks worker decided Mobiciti price was $228 and voila!

      You must be very handsome

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      Hi does it come with case and factory applied screen protector?

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        not sure of screen protector but it came with a condom case.

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      what did you tell her ? I think it is still there

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        I spoke to her with my light Asian accent.

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    Great phone for that price. I bought it the other month for 399. Just had Android 11 update pushed to the phone

  • +1 vote

    Very good spec phone for the price, from local retailer and from a manufacturer that is well known, making it very easy to recommend to family/friends who are after a large phone.

    I told my father to get the 4G model from Officeworks @ $320 the other week on AfterPay and he said it was the best phone he has had after having had Samsung/iPhone multiple times. I think he may have meant value, but I would prefer Moto's near stock over Samsung One UI anyday.

    My phone has the SD665 which is lower than this, but over a year later and I am still very happy with the snappyness of my phone's SoC.

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    Is this good using it as a 5G modem? Do you have other recommendations? The Telstra 5G modem is expensive.

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    Anyone know of a cheap 5g plan?
    Cheapest I can find is $40/m for first 6 months on Spintel. Vodafone has one for $35/m for first 12 months, but no Vodafone 5g in Canberra.

    Either are more than I currently spend on mobile plans ($10/m Belong 4g 1gb, when data hoard gets low switch to $40/m 40gb for 1 month).

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      Telsim. Optus 5G

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        I've just read all the info I can find on their website, it all says 4g.

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          It has 5G frequency, and connectable with this phone (I sure did). I assume all 5G phone will be able to connect.

          It is quite a surprise. Too bad, it's postpaid, and you will have a nightmare porting in (took 14 days to port).

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          You can test it out yourself if you are skeptical. $5 first month/60GB is cheap enough.

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    is this a good teethering / hotspot phone?

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      Yes, but doesn't seem to work with my ASUS router for some reason. Works fine if connected to computer or as Wifi hotspot.

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    Motorola G 5G Plus (6.7 inch) or Motorola G30 (6.5 inch)?

    5G is not relevant for me.
    I am looking for phones with screen around 6 inch mark in Motorola but all phones are really big these days.
    Does this phone have better screen than Motorola G30?

    Need it as a business phone so great battery is a priority.

    • +2 votes

      The G30 has a terrible screen in comparison. Lower resolution and it was quite obvious side by side. The Good Guys have them both on display.

      https://www.gsmarena.com/compare.php3?idPhone1=10724&idPhone...

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        Thanks I will go with G 5G then. Even the dimensions are almost same. This phone has less bezels.

      • +2 votes

        But if battery life is his/her priority, the lower resolution of the G30 display should vastly improve battery life.
        Also, reduce the refresh rate to 60Hz.
        And probably (if possible these days) turning off the 5G network. (I had a 4G phone back in its early days, but the network coverage wasn't great at the time and my phone was constantly searching for 4G and changing to 3G+ and back. When I disabled 4G my battery life improved).

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          Thanks
          I think I will go to the stores to check it out first before making the decision.

          • +1 vote

            @crazyboy: Compared both phones G 5G and G30 yesterday in Good Guys store side by side. There is not much real word difference in performance or screen resolution for doing everyday tasks. Both have 90Hz display option but I disabled in both phones and then tested the phones. They were still pretty smooth.

            G 5G is easier to hold as it has less width than G30. G 5G has more height than G30 which could be a concern when putting the phone in pocket.

            In camera comparison G 5G wins and it has the advantage of 5G but G30 is only 4G.

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    Hmm, do I pull the trigger on this now or wait for better deals to come given it's EOFY.

    • +2 votes

      stack with afterpay / latitude and 5% off,.. buy now. do not open til 31/07/21
      you have 30 days to get full refund for unopened product, correct me if i'm wrong

      • +2 votes

        Good tip, thanks for the heads up.

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    Mrs needs a new phone. Looking for something around $300-400 mark, cheaper the better.

    Confused with this one, Samsung A32 (~$390 from Catch) and Oppo A91 (~$350 from Catch). Which one is better?

    Does this Moto come in any other colour? This has amoled screen? Oppo comes with case and screen protector, not sure about this.

    Please help.

    • +1 vote

      get this. better value. under $300

  • +2 votes

    Bought 1 $283.05 [afterPay]

    90Hz screen, 5G, 128GB, Snapdragon… good value!

  • +1 vote

    Under $400 the best option is the realme 7 5g

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      Thanks Solo777. I bought Realme 7 5g Silver - mainly due to colour as blue may not be so suitable for Mrs, realme has gorilla glass as Mrs sometimes drops the phone, free ear buds, 2 year warranty. Costed me extra approx $50 than this Moto.

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    Took a bite!

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    When is this deal expiring?

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    so this is the new "A20"?

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    What is the difference with Telstra variance?

    https://www.jbhifi.com.au/products/motorola-g-5g-plus-128gb-...

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      Normally means (I'm no expert) there's a Telstra logo when you turn the device on and a couple of apps that are pre-installed and you can't delete. Sometimes the carrier variance will have delays receiving system updates.

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        and Telstra apps bloatware

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          Just bought the Telstra Variant.

          Can confirm no bloatware, but it is a Single Sim and SD Card Model.

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    Thanks OP, with the $20 off Afterpay promo I decided to bite the bullet, great deal. I'm currently using a Realme 7 pro which I'm so so impressed with for the price (SUPER FAST charging, long lasting battery and great camera), however I'm wasting my Telstra 5g plan.

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      Mine is not applying the $20 afterpay discount.

      I applied the 5% jb discount so my total was $303.05 & Shipping $4.99 = 308.04 so it's splitting to 4 payments of $77.01

      I ended up paying with LP and it applied the $25 discount so the total came up to $283.04

      Thanks OP and guys for your comments which helped me save heaps. I was going to buy it for $388 2 days ago :)

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        Discount isn't showing up in the Jb checkout as it's a voucher offered by Afterpay. You need to select Afterpay and proceed to Afterpay website, which will bring up a summary where you could see there's a $20 discount applied to total and your repayment details.

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    No gorilla glass means you would want to get a glass screen protector

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    I'm getting a 404 error, Taken down from their page?

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      Yes You can still get Telstra Variant. https://www.jbhifi.com.au/products/motorola-g-5g-plus-128gb-.... Not so sure but think there is no difference.

      • +1 vote

        Actually, they are the same. I bought the Telstra version today, and I could not find any Telstra sign or software.:)

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          What about its Android OS, any difference?

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          Is it dual or single Sim?

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          Hi Target2020,

          You might have been Lucky and actually got the Normal Model.

          As my Telstra Variant is a Single Sim Model with No Bloatware.

          It has a Part Number of PAK90018AU.

          You might want to compare it to yours. As I cannot even put the 2nd Sim in, there is no notch for it to sit in.

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            @Broody: Yes, I am wrong. My one is single sim(telstra). The one with dual sim is PAK90009AU.