Moto G5 and G5 Plus is official: Full HD display, metal body, Android 7.0 Nougat

Motorola (Moto by Lenovo) has just unveiled two new smartphones Moto G5 and G5 Plus at Mobile World Congress 2017. Both these devices are successor of existing Moto G4 and G4 Plus. Both these devices come with metal design and new look which clearly departs from earlier Moto G4 design. Moto G5 is a compact device with 5 inch full HD display, powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor while the G5 Plus features a 5.2 inch full HD display powered by mid range Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor.

Moto G5 specifications

  • Display : 5-inch Full HD 1080p display with Corning Gorilla glass 3 protection
  • CPU : 1.4 GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937) processor
  • GPU: Adreno 505
  • RAM : 2 GB /3 GB
  • Storage : 16 GB internal, expandable up to 128 GB with microSD
  • OS: Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Dual SIM
  • Camera : 13 MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, PDAF, 1080p video recording + 5 MP front-shooter with OmniVision OV5693 sensor
  • Water repellent nano-coating
  • Front-ported loudspeaker
  • Dimensions: 144.3 x 73 x 9.5 mm
  • Weight: 144.5 gm
  • Connectivity : 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
  • Battery : 2800 mAh with rapid charging.

Moto G5 Plus specifications

  • Display : 5.2-inch Full HD 1080p display with Corning Gorilla glass 3 protection
  • CPU : 2.0 GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 processor
  • GPU : Adreno 506
  • RAM : 2 GB/ 3 GB / 4 GB
  • Storage : 32 GB , 4 GB RAM with 64GB storage, expandable up to 128 GB with microSD
  • OS : Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Camera : 12 MP Rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, Dual-Pixel Autofocus, Sony IMX362 sensor, f/1.7 aperture, 4K video recording and 5 MP front-shooter with OmniVision OV5695 sensor, f/2.2 aperture
  • Misc:Dual SIM, Water repellent nano-coating, Fingerprint sensor, Front-ported loudspeaker
  • Dimensions: 150.2 x 74 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight:155 gm
  • Connectivity : 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 GHz + 5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
  • Battery : 3000 mAh with Turbo charging

Availability and Pricing

Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus will be available starting March in various countries across Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific and North America. Moto G5 price starts at €199 with 2 GB RAM + 16 GB storage while Moto G5 Plus pricing starts at $229 USD with 2 GB RAM + 32 GB storage and €279 for 3 GB RAM + 32 GB storage.


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Avinash Kumar
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