Motorola has launched 2 new smartphones today in the Indian market, the Moto G5s and Moto G5s Plus. The Moto G5s Plus is the first Dual camera smartphone from Motorola.
The Moto G5s and G5s Plus were unveiled on 2nd August 2017 and both the smartphones come with improved specs and cameras. Let’s have a look at both Moto phones and what they have different.
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Moto G5s and G5s Plus variants Launched in India:
- Moto G5s – 4 GB RAM and 32 GB Ram – Price at Rs. 13,999
- Moto G5s Plus – 4 GB RAM and 64 GB Ram – Price at Rs. 15,999.
Launch Offers and Availability Moto G5s Plus and Moto G5s
Also, the Motorola Moto G5 will be priced at Rs. 11,999 while the price for the Moto G5 Plus is reduced from Rs. 15,999 to Rs. 14,999. Both the smartphones will be available on Amazon India starting 30th August 2017 at 12:00 AM and it will also go on sale from Moto hubs (Motorola Retail counters).
Motorola is also offering an additional cash back of Rs 1000 if you wish to exchange your old Moto phone as part of loyalty bonus. Motorola is also offering the Moto sports headphone at Rs. 499 (instead of Rs. 1499 MRP).
Moto G5s S Plus
The Motorola Moto G5s plus comes with a Dual rear camera setup with 13 MP, f/2.0 aperture lens and with the ability to record 4K videos. The smartphone comes with an 8-megapixel front selfie camera with soft flash to click better low-light selfies.
The smartphone is made from a single block of aluminum 6000 material and comes with premium build quality.
Key Camera Features
- 12 MP Dual camera can click great portrait shots with Bokeh Effect.
- You can easily adjust the amount of Bokeh effect on the images clicked by the smartphone with a slider.
- There is also a PRO mode to capture images the way you like by controlling the ISO and exposure in the Moto G5s Plus.
- Selective Colouring and focus can click images with the subject or person with colors and make the background B&W.
So there are many new features for the photography enthusiasts in the Motorola Moto G5s Plus to keep you experimenting with the camera App.
The Moto G5s plus is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 Processor clocked at 2.0 GHz and comes with Adreno 506 GPU. The smartphone comes with 5.5 Inch Full HD Display with 2.5D Curve glass surface.
The smartphone will have 4 GB of Ram and 64 GB internal storage which will be user expandable.
The Moto G5s plus runs on 3000 mAH capacity battery and also has the latest Android Nougat 7.1 OS. The Moto G5s competes with the recently launched Xiaomi Mi A1.
Key Spec For Moto G5s Plus
- 5.5 inches FHD Display.
- Android Nougat 7.1 with stock android.
- Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625, clocked at 2.0 GHz.
- Adreno 506
- 4 GB RAM
- Dual 13 MP camera
- 8 MP Selfie camera.
- 64 GB onboard storage.
- 3000 mAH Battery (Fast Charging).
- Weight – 168 grams
- Price Rs. 15,999
The Moto G5s is different compared to the Dual camera Moto G5s Plus. The Moto G5s comes with a 16 MP Single rear camera with LED Flash at the back of the phone.
The front side has a 5 Megapixel front selfie camera which is ideal for taking selfies.
The smartphone comes with a 5.2 Inch Full HD Display (1920*1080) pixels with 2.5D Curve glass on top of it and also has 4 GB of ram and 32 GB of internal storage. The Moto G5s comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor clocked at 1.4 GHz in place of SD 625 on the Moto G5s Plus.
The mobile comes with Android Nougat 7.1 out of the box and also has a similar 3000 mAH battery capacity.
The Moto G5s is priced at Rs. 13,999 and will compete with the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 as well as the Dual camera Lenovo K8 Note in this price range.
Both the smartphones come with a fingerprint scanner and also have 4G VOLTE support.
Key Spec For Moto G5s
- Display – 5.2 inches IPS LCD display
- Resolution – 1920 * 1080 pixels (423 ppi pixel density).
- Operating system – Android Nougat 7.1 with stock Android.
- Processor –Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Processor clocked at 1.4 GHz.
- GPU – Adreno 505
- Ram – 4 GB
- Rear Camera – 16 Megapixel rear camera, autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash.
- Front Selfie Camera- 5 MP, Dedicated LED flash.
- Internal Storage – 32 GB internal storage which can be expanded to 128 GB.
- Battery – 3000 mAh battery with Turbo Charging.
- Weight – 158 grams.
- Sensors – Fingerprint Scanner front.
- Price Rs. 13,999
Below are the early leaks and details about the Moto Phones. You can ignore these if you wish to.
Moto G5s Plus and Moto G5s Official Global Launch, Specs, Price, Availability
2-August-2017 – Motorola has unveiled the two new phones Moto G5s Plus and the Moto G5s which offers better cameras compared to the predecessors.
Motorola has shared the details about the new Moto G5s and Moto G5s Plus on the official Moto blog post stating that the phones promise better camera and design compared to the current Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus. Can read about Moto G5s and G5s Plus Expected India Launch here
Both the Moto G5s Plus and G5s come with exquisite design and carefully crafted metal unibody design from a single piece of aluminum. The phones look similar to the predecessors though comes with a slight change to antenna design.
There is also an addition of 2.5D Curve glass on top of the display which was not there earlier on the Moto G5 and G5 Plus, making the new phone look more premium.
Moto G5s Plus Specs, launch, Price, Camera details
The Moto G5s Plus comes with all new exciting dual rear camera set-up a first for any mid-range Motorola smartphone. While the Moto G5 plus came with a 12 MP f/1.7 camera which is excellent for photography, Motorola this time has upped the game with the new Moto G5s Plus.
The Moto G5s Plus offers Dual rear cameras with 13 Megapixel lenses and a special image optimization software to enhance the final image clicked by both the lenses. There is a new selective focus mode which allows you to click better portrait shots with a good background blur.
You can even click detailed images in black and white mode and even have the ability to change the background, some nifty features to add to the camera.
The rear camera has a f/2.0 aperture lens. It also has the ability to record 4K videos.
At the front side, it comes with an 8 Megapixel selfie camera f/2.2 aperture lens, with a soft flash to click better selfies in all light conditions. There is also a panoramic mode to capture wider shots using the front camera.
Powering the smartphone is the Qualcomm SD 625 Processor with a clock speed of 2.0 GHz and is also paired with the Adreno 506 GPU to take care of gaming/multimedia needs.
The G5s plus has a gorgeous 5.5 Inch Full HD Display with 401 PPI and 2.5D Curve glass on top of the screen. There is support for 4G LTE as well as VOLTE for the Moto G5s Plus and G5s to ensure faster data connectivity.
The mobile comes with 3000 mAH capacity battery and there is also turbocharging support which can charge the Moto at a very rapid pace.
Lastly, it runs on the Android Nougat 7 along with the near stock experience. Further, they come with two new features – the night reading mode and the quick reply function.
The Moto G5s Plus costs Euro 299 or Rs. 22,000 in the Indian Rupee and is already available in Europe. However, India launch is likely to happen in August 2017.
Moto G5s Specs, Price Launch, Camera and Features
The Moto G5s comes with a similar design and software, sans the dual rear camera on the Moto G5s Plus.
Instead, the Moto G5s comes with a single High Megapixel (16 MP) camera along with PDAF (phase detection autofocus). The camera comes with an improved auto-focus system to capture the subjects quickly.
The front camera on the Moto G5s is also different when compared to the Moto G5s Plus, it comes with a 5 Megapixel wide angle lens, instead of an 8 Megapixel selfie shooter on the G5s Plus.
For starter, it comes with a slightly smaller display with 5.2 Inch screen size and offers Full HD resolution (1920*1080) pixels.
Performance and Battery
Powering the phone is the Qualcomm SD 430 Processor which has the highest clock speed of 1.4 GHz. Additionally, it comes with a 3 GB of ram and 32 GB of internal storage which can be expanded to 128 GB using the micro-sd card.
Besides, it comes with 3000 mAH capacity battery which is similar to the larger Moto G5s Plus. Ideally, Motorola would have made the G5s a bit thicker compared to G5s plus.
Furthermore, the phone comes with 4G LTE / Volte, fingerprint scanner, night mode and quick reply features. The smartphone also runs on the latest Android Nougat OS and offers near stock experience.
It is available for Euro 249 and will ship in August’17. In terms of Indian pricing, it converts to Rs. 18,500 but we can expect a bit lower price for both the models going by the past experience with Motorola.