The famous Moto G lineup has got an upgrade and Motorola has announced the 5th Generation in the Moto G Lineup. Motorola has again decided to go with two variants of Moto G called the “Moto G5 & G5 Plus“. Both variants come with a metal design and fingerprint sensor on the front.
Moto G5 features a 5-inch display whereas the G5 Plus features a 5.2-inch display, both the device come with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Moto G5 is powered by Snapdragon 430 SoC with 2 & 3 GB RAM variants and 16 & 32 GB storage variants respectively. Whereas, the G5 Plus is powered by Snapdragon 625 SoC with 2, 3 & 4 GB RAM variants and 32, 32 & 64 GB storage variants respectively.
Moto G5 delivers with a 13MP rear camera and software such as phase detection autofocus (PDAF), enabling fast focus for sharper photos. Moto G5 Plus boast a 12MP rear camera, and this might be less in terms of megapixel but this device comes with dual pixel camera technology. The same technology is earlier seen on Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge, which was one of the best camera devices of 2016. The dual pixel camera technology assists in the fast autofocus and 10x more pixels on the sensor, you can focus on your subject up to 60 percent faster than Moto G⁴ Plus. Also, the f1.7 aperture on the G5 Plus will give great low light shots as the company claims.
The Moto G5 & G5 Plus comes with a 2800mAh & 3000mAh of a battery which can support fast charging. Moto G⁵ Plus also includes Moto Actions and a new experience: One Button Nav, which lets you quickly navigate through screens using the fingerprint reader. And, with the Google Assistant, you can send messages, make calls, navigate, manage everyday tasks and more, just by holding the Home button.
Moto G5 & G5 Plus will be available beginning in March in various countries across Latin America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and North America. The Moto G5 starting at €199 with 2GB RAM/16GB storage. Moto G5 Plus starts at $229 USD with 2GB RAM/32GB storage and €279 for 3GB RAM/32GB storage.
Moto G5 & G5 Plus Specifications
|Parameters||Moto G5||Moto G5 Plus|
|Display||5.0-inch Full HD (1920 X 1080p) IPS LCD display, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, 441ppi||5.2-inch Full HD (1920 X 1080p) IPS LCD display, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, 424ppi|
|Camera||Rear – 13 MP, f/2.0, 1080p@30fps, Front- 5MP with f/2.2 aperture||Rear – 12 MP, f/1.7, 2160p@30fps/ 1080p@30fps, Front- 8MP with f/1.2 aperture|
|Processor||Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430||Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625|
|CPU||Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53||Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53|
|GPU||Adreno 505||Adreno 506|
|RAM||2/3 GB||2/4 & 4 GB|
|Storage||16/32 GB and expandable via microSD up to 256GB||32/64 & 32 GB and expandable via microSD up to 256GB|
|Battery||2,800mAh battery with fast charging||3,000mAh with fast charging|
|Features||Dual Band, Fingerprint sensor, FM Radio||Dual Band, Fingerprint sensor, FM Radio|
|Dimensions||144.3 x 73 x 9.5 mm, Weight- 145g||150.2 x 74 x 7.7 mm, Weight- 155g|
|OS||Android 7.0 (Nougat) ||Android 7.0 (Nougat)|
|Color||Lunar Grey, Fine Gold||Lunar Grey, Fine Gold|