Moto G5 and G5 Plus with 1080p display, metal body, fingerprint sensor, Android 7.0 announced

Moto G5 Plus

Moto just introduced  Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus smartphones at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017. Both the phones have a unibody metal design, 1080p display and have water repellent nano-coating. The G5 has a 5-inch 1080p screen, while the Moto G5 Plus comes with a slightly larger 5.2-inch 1080p screen. The G5 Plus also has a 12MP rear camera with Dual Autofocus Pixels and large f/1.7 aperture.

Moto G5 Plus

The Moto G5 packs a 2800mAh battery with 10W rapid charging and has a removable back cover whereas the Moto G5 Plus comes with a 3000mAh battery with 15W Turbo charging that promises up to 6 hours of battery life in 15 minutes of charging.

Moto G5 specifications

  • 5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD display with Corning Gorilla glass 3 protection
  • 1.4GHz Octa-Core 64-bit Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937) processor with Adreno 505 GPU
  • 2GB /3GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 128 GB with microSD
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Dual SIM
  • 13MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, PDAF, 1080p video recording
  • 5MP front-facing camera with OmniVision OV5693 sensor
  • Water repellent nano-coating
  • Front-ported loudspeaker
  • Dimensions: 144.3x73x9.5 mm; Weight:144.5g
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
  • 2800mAh battery with 10W rapid charging

Moto G5 Plus specifications

  • 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD display with Corning Gorilla glass 3 protection
  • 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 processor with Adreno 506 GPU
  • 2GB/ 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 128 GB with microSD
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Dual SIM
  • 12MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, Dual-Pixel Autofocus, Sony IMX362 sensor, f/1.7 aperture, 4K video recording
  • 5MP front-facing camera with OmniVision OV5695 sensor, f/2.2 aperture
  • Water repellent nano-coating
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Front-ported loudspeaker
  • Dimensions: 150.2x74x7.9 mm; Weight:155 g
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 GHz + 5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
  • 3000mAh battery with Turbo charging

The Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus come in Lunar Gray and Fine Gold colors. The Moto G5 starts at 199 Euros (US$ 210 / Rs. 14005 approx.) for 2GB RAM/16GB storage. The Moto G5 Plus starts at US$ 229 (Rs. 15260 approx.) for the 2GB RAM/32GB storage and 279 Euros (US$ 294 / Rs. 19630 approx.) for 3GB RAM/32GB storage. There is also a 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version for select markets. Both the phones will be available beginning in March in various countries across Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific and North America.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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