This phone is too similar to the Moto G4 Plus, and is a step down as well as far as screen size goes, from 5.5 inch to 5.2 inch. Processor is a step from the 617 to the 625, however almost everything else about the phone is nearly identical. I have a Moto G4 Plus and it's a great phone, but I would not consider upgrading to this one.
I actually like that it's smaller, it's easier to hold & operate with one hand (I even wish they'd release the G5 in the US, not just the PLUS model). The slightly smaller screen also means a slight bump in dpi, it's now 424 up from 401. Not a biggie,... (continues)