Motorola Reveals Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus


After several leaks and rumors, Motorola aka Lenovo has announced the new generation Moto G5 and Moto G Plus devices. Motorola is revealed both the new devices at Hellomoto event at MWC 2017 in Barcelona.

Motorola packs Snapdragon 430 in Moto G5, while Snapdragon is housed in Moto G5 Plus. The devices displays stand at 5.0 inch and 5.2inch for Moto G and Moto G Plus respectively. As leaked earlier, Moto G hosts 2 GB of RAM while G5 Plus throttles with 4GB of RAM. There’s 2800 mAh battery for Moto G. The 10W rapid charger gives your Moto G5 hours of power in just minutes. Moto G5 Plus packs a 3000mAh battery with fast charging.

Moto G5 Video Trailer:


The Moto G5 proper has a higher-resolution 13MP camera, it’s of much lower quality — it’s a smaller sensor, with diminutive pixels — than the Moto G5 Plus’s 12MP shooter, which has 1.4 micron pixels and an impressive f/1.7 lens. There’s no NFC and USB C-Type, users have to run the same microUSB for the fifth generation of the device.

Moto G5 and G5 Plus Image

Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus Specs

Category Moto G5 Moto G5 Plus
Operating System Android 7.0 Nougat Android 7.0 Nougat
Display 5-inch LCD 1920×1080 (441 ppi) 5.2-inch LCD 1920×1080 (424 ppi)
Gorilla Glass 3
Processor Snapdragon 430 1.4GHz octa-core
Adreno 505 GPU
Snapdragon 625 2GHz octa-core
Adreno 506 GPU
Storage 32GB (LATAM)
16GB (ROW)
32/64GB (U.S.)
16/32GB (APAC)
Expandable microSD card up to 128GB microSD card up to 128GB
3GB (IN, TR)
3/4GB (APAC)
Rear Camera 13MP, f/2.0, 1.1-micron pixels, PDAF 12MP, f/1.7, 1.4-micron pixels, dual AF pixels
Front Camera 5MP, f/2.2, 1.4-micron pixels 5MP, f/2.2, 1.4-micron pixels
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11n dual-band
Bluetooth 4.2
Wi-Fi 802.11n dual-band
Bluetooth 4.2
NFC (except U.S.)
Battery 2800mAh
Charging Micro-USB
10W rapid charger
15W TurboPower charger
Water resistance Water-repellant nano-coating Water-repellant nano-coating
Security Fingerprint sensor Fingerprint sensor
Dimensions 144.3 x 73 x 9.5 mm 150.2 x 74 x 9.7 mm
Weight 144.5 g 155 g
Colors Lunar gray, fine gold, Sapphire blue (EMEA) Lunar gray, fine gold


Moto G5 will be available starting in March for €199 with 2GB RAM/16GB storage across Europe and Latin America, while the Moto G5 Plus will go for $229 US for the 2GB/32GB model, and $279 for the 4GB/64GB version. In India Moto G5 coming in the month of march for the estimated price of INR 11,999 and MOto G Plus to stand out for INR 14,999.

Moto G5 Plus Trailer:

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