Finally, MWC is here, and Motorola has launched one of the most anticipated duo of this year – Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus. Motorola has also changed its design philosophy and unveiled the phone in a fresh look with a circular camera on the back panel. Motorola also did a terrific job of pricing the phone at very affordable price, even cheaper than the Moto G4 series.
Talking about specs, the Moto G5 sports a 5-inch Full HD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Under the hood, it is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 430 processor clocked at 1.4GHz. The phone comes in two different variants of 2GB and 3GB of RAM coupled with 16GB and 32GB of internal storage respectively. The storage is further expandable up to 128GB with a MicroSD card. It features a 13MP rear camera with PDAF and dual-LED flash. On the front, it gets a 5MP snapper for capturing selfies. It has a battery capacity of 2600mAh which also gets fast charging support.
Moto G5 Plus on other hand sports a 5.2-inch Full HD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It is equipped with Snapdragon 625 processor clocked at 2GHz. This one also comes with two different variants of 3GB and 4GB of RAM with 32GB and 64GB of internal storage respectively. Coming to camera front, the Moto G5 Plus features an advanced 12-megapixel rear camera with dual autofocus, dual LED flash and 4k video recording capabilities. It packs in a 3000mAh removable battery with TurboPower charging which company claims to provide 6 hours worth of battery life with just 15 minutes of charging.
Both the devices are 4G VoLTE compatible and run on Android 7.0 Nougat right out-of-the-box. The duo also gets fingerprint scanner and will come in two colors – Lunar Grey and Fine Gold. Now coming to the pricing, the Moto G5 starts at EUR 199 (approx. Rs. 14,000), and the Moto G5 Plus starts at EUR 279 (approx Rs. 15,300). Motorola has also made sure that the India is first on their priority list and both of these devices will be launched in India soon, most probably in March.