Lenovo owned smartphone giant Motorola has unveiled their next generation devices in its G series, Moto G5 and G5 Plus at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017. The Moto G5s, the successor of most popular Moto G series mid-range phones come with unibody design but differ in screen sizes and few features.
Moto G5s Key Specifications
|Motorola Moto G5||Motorola Moto G5 Plus|
|Display||5.0 inches IPS LCD||5.2 inches IPS LCD|
|Screen Resolution||Full HD, 1920 x 1080 pixels||1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Operating System||Android 7.0 Nougat||Android 7.0 Nougat|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 430||Qualcomm Snapdragon 625|
8 x 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
8 x 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
|GPU||Adreno 505||Adreno 506|
|Memory||2 GB||2 GB|
|Inbuilt Storage||32 GB||32 GB|
|Storage Upgrade||Yes, up to 128 GB||Yes, up to 128 GB|
|Primary Camera||13 MP, Phase Detection Autofocus, dual LED flash||12 MP Dual Autofocus, dual LED flash|
|Video Recording||Up to 1080p @ 30FPS||Up to 1080p @ 30FPS|
|Secondary Camera||5 MP, Flash||5 MP|
|Fingerprint Sensor||Yes, front mounted||Yes, front mounted|
|Battery||2800 mAh, rapid charger incl in box||3000 mAh, Turbo charger incl in box|
|Other features||Water repellent coating||Water repellent coating|
|Dimensions||144.3 x 73 x 9.5mm||150.2 x 74 x 7.9mm|
|Weight||145 grams||155 grams|
|Price||199 Euros (Expected Price)||–|
The Moto G5 comes with 5-inch Full HD display with Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It has 1.4GHz Octa-Core 64-bit Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937) processor with Adreno 505 GPU. It will be available in 2GB and 3GB RAM models. It has 16 GB storage with the option to expand storage up to 128GB.
It runs on Android 7.0 Nougat. It has 13 megapixels rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, PDAF and full HD recording. It also has 5 megapixels front camera.
Moto G5 Plus is larger with 5.2-inch Full HD display. The display is also protected with Gorilla Glass 3. It is powered by 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 processor with Adreno 506 GPU. This phone will be available in 2GB or 3GB RAM options with 32 GB storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB storage. Storage is also expandable up to 128GB.The Moto G5 Plus will be powered by a 3000 mAh battery and will come with a Turbocharger in the box.
Moto G5’s Pricing and Availability
The Moto G5 with 2 GB RAM/16 GB ROM has been priced at 199 Euros. The Moto G5 Plus will be available in two variants of 2 GB RAM/32 GB ROM and 3 GB RAM/32 GB ROM has been priced at 217 Euros and 279 Euros Respectively. The G5 devices will soon be available in Lunar Gray and Fine Gold colours in Latin America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and North America.