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Moto G5 Plus with Snapdragon 765 and 90Hz display launched: price, specifications

On: July 7, 2020

Motorola’s Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus have been doing the rounds of rumour mill lately. The complete specifications of the standard Moto G5 were recently leaked out, however, there was no word on the Moto G5 Plus except for a Geekbench listing. The benchmark listing didn’t reveal much about the phone except for an octa-core Snapdragon processor, 4GB RAM and Android 10 OS.

Now, the company has finally launched the Motorola G5 Plus in Europe. However, the rumoured Moto G5 didn’t make an appearance. Instead, Motorola announced that a new affordable 5G smartphone will be launched in North America this fall, which is expected to be the vanilla Moto G5.

Moto G5 Plus specifications and features

The Moto G5 Plus is the most affordable 5G smartphone from the Lenovo-owned brand

The Moto G5 Plus is the most affordable 5G smartphone from the Lenovo-owned brand

The Moto G5 Plus comes with a 6.7-inch full HD+ display with a 90Hz refresh rate and a dual punch-hole cutout in the top left corner. Powering the smartphone is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 processor, which is a 7nm octa-core SoC with an Adreno 620 GPU. The smartphone is being offered in two configurations – 4GB RAM + 64GB storage and 6GB RAM + 128GB storage. The onboard storage can be further expanded up to 1TB using a microSD card.

In the camera department, the Moto G5 Plus features a quad-camera array with a 48MP primary camera, 5MP macro camera, 8MP ultra-wide camera, and 2MP depth camera. The dual punch-hole cutout on the front houses a 16MP primary camera backed by an 8MP ultra-wide angle lens.

Powering the Moto G5 Plus is a 5,000mAh battery, which comes with support for 20W TurboPower wired charging. There’s a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, embedded into the power button.

Moto G5 Plus pricing and availability

The Moto G5 Plus has been priced at €349 (~Rs 29,500) for the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage model and goes up to €399 (~Rs 33,800) for the 6GB RAM + 128GB variant. The smartphone will be available in Europe, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE from July 8th.

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