Motorola launched the Moto G5 and the Moto G5 Plus smartphone at the Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona in Feb End.
Moto G5 Plus India Launch (Flipkart Exclusive) – Motorola has also sent a media invite for launch of new devices on 15th March 2017 in India. Moto G5 Plus can launch on 15th March and it could be Flipkart exclusive. Flipkart has already starting teasing that the smartphone will be available on their portal and it is expected to be a Flipkart Exclusive launch. The price for the G5 Plus can be expected close to 15K.
Update : 15th March 2017 – Motorola has launched the new Moto G5 Plus in India in 2 variants – you can read more about the launch offers and details in this post. Moto G5 Plus Launched on Flipkart Price Rs 14999
|Motorola Moto G5 Plus||Price||Available||Sale Date|
|Moto G5 Plus 16 GB / 3 GB||Rs 14999||Flipkart||15 March, 11: 59 pm|
|Moto G5 Plus 32 GB /4 GB||Rs 16999||Flipkart||15 March, 11: 59 pm|
The Motorola Moto G5 and the Moto G5 Plus comes with all new design and specs are upgraded compared to the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus. Though lot of image and specs were already leaked before the official unveiling of the smartphones before launch.
Both Moto G5 and the G5 Plus comes with similar design and have metallic body. The rear camera comes with a large circular dial, similar to the Moto Z. The power button comes with ribbed touch finish.
Before we get into details of each smartphone lets check some key features.
3 Highlight Features of Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus
1). The Moto G5 and G5 Plus comes with Google Assistant, a feature which was restricted so far to the Google Pixel smartphones.
2). The second key highlight is a new front fingerprint scanner which comes with support for swipe gestures – a new for Moto device.
3). Both the smartphones comes with the latest Google OS – Android Nougat 7.0. out of the box.
Motorola Moto G5 Plus
Lets explore the Moto G5 Plus and what it has different compared to the last years Moto G4 Plus. The Motorola Moto G5 Plus comes in 3 Price Variants :
- Moto G5 Plus 2 GB RAM, 32 GB Storage – Price Rs 15,300.
- Moto G5 Plus 3 GB RAM, 32 GB Storage – Price Rs 19,100.
- Moto G5 Plus 4 GB RAM, 64 GB Storage – Price Unknown.
The above prices are based on the Euro prices that Motorola shared, we are certain that the price in India will be lower than the above mentioned Euro equivalents.
The Moto G5 Plus comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 Processor clocked at 2.0 GHz (same as Xiaomi Redmi Note 4). There is Adreno 506 GPU which is quite efficient in handling games and the processor itself is energy efficient. The mobile has got a 5.2 Inch Full HD Display with 1920 * 1080 pixels resolution.
The Moto G5 Plus comes with an advanced 12 Mega Pixel rear camera with fast Auto-focus, an f/1.7 aperture lens and ability to record 4K videos. The low aperture lens means that the camera can capture good images even in the low light condition.
Motorola is claiming that this is the best rear camera in it’s price range.
By utilizing 10x more pixels on the sensor, you can focus on your subject up to 60 percent faster than Moto G4 Plus, as stated by Motorola at the launch.
It could be true that the camera is good, as we are quite fond of the Moto G4 Plus camera.
The Moto G5 Plus comes with 3000 mAH Battery Capacity which is similar to it’s predecessor and also comes with Motorola turbo Charging technology which offers upto 6 hours of battery power for just 15 minutes of charging.
Motorola Moto G5
The Motorola Moto G5 is slightly smaller when compared to the Moto G5 Plus, and comes with a 5.0 inch Full HD Display with 1920*1080 pixels resolution and 443 PPi.
The Moto G5 is priced at Rs. 14,000 or Euro 199 and comes with 2 GB of Ram and 16 GB of internal storage. There is also a higher variant which comes with 32 GB of storage and 3 GB of Ram, price for which is unknown. The storage is expandable on both the devices up to 128 GB.
The smartphone has a 13 Mega pixel rear camera(f/2.0 aperture) with auto-focus and Dual Led Flash. The Moto G5 comes with a 5 Mega pixel front selfie camera. The G5 has a decent 2800 mAH capacity battery which is sufficient to last all day and also comes with Moto turbo charging support.
Both the G5 and the G5 Plus are 4G as well as VOLTE ready devices.
We eagerly await for the launch of the new Motorola Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus in India and will keep you posted. Nokia also has launched new Nokia smartphones at the MWC 2017 which compete with the Moto G5 and G5 Plus when launched in India.
Source – Motorola Official Blog
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