Motorola has started rolling out an Android 8.1 Oreo Beta update for its Moto G5 Plus smartphone. The Moto G5 Plus was launched in India last year for Rs 14,999 running Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system.
The update brings improvements related to system and user interface to the device and it weighs around 1042MB. As per the report of Techdroider, the company is currently rolling out the latest update to its test users in Brazil and few other countries. However, the update is available only to those users who are registered with the Motorola Feedback Network (MFN).
The update includes the July Android security update along with new features as well. There is a new Pixel 2 Launcher, a redesigned power menu, new shut down and reboot animation, round status bar and settings icons. Additionally, there is also a Moto Action feature where you can slide three fingers for screenshot Moto Action. Motorola has added new light and dark themes to adjust automatically based on the wallpaper.
Moto G5 Plus features a 5.2-inch full HD display with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution with Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor coupled with 3GB RAM and 16GB internal storage and 4GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. Both the variants are expandable via microSD card slot up to 128GB.
The phone is backed by 3000mAh battery and has 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. 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.