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The Moto G5 Plus camera is ready for your closeup

The Motorola Moto G5 Plus has a 12-megapixel camera and is capable of some pretty great shots. Take a look at these photos to see what it's capable of.

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The Motorola Moto G5 Plus has a 12-megapixel camera and is capable of some pretty great shots.

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The colors out of the Moto G5 Plus really impressed me.

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The camera has a wide-angle lens.

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The G5 Plus has fast and accurate autofocusing because of its dual-pixel sensor.

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Most smartphone cameras use only 5 percent of a sensor's pixels to find focus.

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The G5 Plus' dual pixel sensor uses all of the pixels on the sensor to find focus.

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Skin tones are nice.

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But sometimes highlights edge toward being overexposed.

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The burst mode is helpful for taking pictures of kids and pets.

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The camera chooses the "best photo" from a burst sequence.

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Macro shots are impressive with the f/1.7 apeture lens.

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I never noticed any moire in photos with heavy textures or patterns.

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HDR mode worked well.

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Look at the texture and shine on those yucas!

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This was shot into the sun at sunset.

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This low-light shot in a bar had blur from the longer shutter speed.

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For more about the Motorola Moto G5 Plus checkout our full in-depth review.

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