Moto G5 with 5-inch 1080p display, Android 7.0, 4G VoLTE launching in India on April 4

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Last month at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 in Barcelona Lenovo introduced its mid-range Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus smartphones. It launched the Moto G5 Plus in India on March 15th, today it has sent out invites for the launch of Moto G5 in India on April 4th. Moto G5 Plus was launched exclusively on Flipkart, the G5 will be available exclusively on It will go on sale from 5th April 2017 at 12 midnight (00:00 hrs.) onwards.

Moto G5 India launch invite


It has a fingerprint sensor embedded into the home button and also has water repellent nano-coating, same as the Moto G5 Plus.

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Unlike the Moto G5 Plus, the Moto G5 has a removable back cover as well as a removable battery. It has dual SIM slots, microSD card slot and packs a 2800mAh battery with 10W rapid 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
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 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

The Moto G5 come in Lunar Gray and Fine Gold colors. We should know the price of the smartphone next Tuesday. Check out our Moto G5 Hands-on.

Regarding partnership with, Sudhin Mathur, Managing Director- Motorola Mobility Pvt. Ltd India said:

We understand the needs of our customers and design our products to give them a better mobile experience. The Moto G5 is a perfect blend of performance and entertainment so customers don’t have to compromise on either. We are glad to partner with to launch this and look forward to helping our customers, have all they need in a smartphone.

Noor Patel, Director Category Management, Amazon India said:

Reiterating our long-term commitment to Motorola, we are pleased to offer our customers exclusive access to Moto G5. With this smartphone we offer a great device with impressive specs and introduce special offers for Amazon Prime members. Smartphones have been a top selling category at Amazon with several exclusive offerings and we continue to expand the selection, providing our customers access to millions of products at the best prices.

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