Lenovo-owned Motorola has finally launched this year’s budget-centric smartphones, the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus smartphones during the Mobile World Congress 2017. The Moto G5 (2GB RAM and 32GB storage) is priced at EUR 199, while 3GB RAM and 32GB storage option for Moto G5 Plus comes with a price tag of EUR 279.
Both the smartphones boast a metal unibody and don a fingerprint sensor on the front, which also acts a home button. Both of them runs on the latest Android 7.0 Nougat and comes equipped with Google Assistant.
To start with the elder sibling, the Moto G5 Plus comes with a 5.2-inch full HD display with a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels with Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor coupled with Adreno 506 GPU. The phone comes in two options—2GB/32GB variant along with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage model. There is also a microSD card slot through which one can expand storage up to 128GB.
On the camera front, the device sports 12-megapixel rear camera with aperture f/1.7, 1.4-micron pixels, dual AF pixels and LED flash. For the front, there is a 5-megapixel shooter for selfies and video calling. The phone is backed by 3000mAh battery and support connectivity options like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.2, NFC and micro USB port. The phone measures 150.2 x 74 x 9.7 mm and weighs 155 grams.
The Moto G5 on the other features a 5-inch Full HD display with a screen resolution of a 1980 x 1080 pixels. The smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor coupled with Adreno 505 GPU. The phone is backed by a 2GB of RAM and an option of 16GB and 32GB internal storage which can be further expanded up to 128GB via microSD card slot.
On the camera front, the Moto G5 sports a 13-megapixel with aperture f/2.0, 1.1-micron pixels and PDAF, while for the front, there is a 5-megapixel shooter. The device comes with removable 2800mAh battery coupled with 10W rapid charger and supports connectivity options including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and micro USB port. The device measures 144.3 x 73 x 9.5 mm and weighs 144.5 grams.