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.
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.
Blue Motorola Moto G5 Plus variant Expected Launch India
A new color variant is expected to get launched in India. Some of the images of a new Blue Moto G5 Plus got leaked today and was reported by Gsmarena. The new Blue Moto G5 Plus can launch in India as well.
Motorola recently launched the Moto G5 Plus in the country and is available in two colors – Gold and Silver. The Blue color variant can add some spice to the more mundane grey and gold. The specs and price are likely to stay same and it may also launch exclusively on Flipkart or this time Motorola can try Amazon.
The New Blue Motorola Moto G5 Plus will also come in the 16 GB / 3 GB RAM version priced at 14,999 and the 32 GB / 4 GB Ram priced at Rs 16,999. We are seeing several manufacturers launching new colors for the existing models.
Apple recently launched a new RED colored iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus models which will go on sale on 24th march 2017, also OnePlus launched a new deep black OnePlus 3T Colette Special Edition recently.
We will share more information as launch details are shared by Motorola.
Early Leaks and Details About the Moto G5s and Moto G5s Plus Based on Rumors
Upcoming – Motorola is planning to launch 2 new smartphones in July or August 2017 – Moto G5s and Moto G5s Plus.
The Moto G5s and Moto G5s Plus were first spotted in a leaked image from Lenovo’s in-house presentation which showcased both the devices are on the roadmap.
Today some new leaks have emerged which suggests that both the devices will be launched soon. The Moto G5s Plus comes with a metal unibody design with new antenna lines positioning when compared to the Moto G5 Plus.
Overall the look is same from the front side through the rear camera seems to have got an upgrade and Motorola is trying the Dual rear camera instead of the 12 MP, f/1.7 aperture camera on the existing Moto G5 Plus.
A New Leaked Image showcases the Moto G5s Plus in the Mid-night blue color.
The camera on the Moto G5 Plus is one of the best in the sub 20K price range and Motorola can make it even better with the implementation of Dual camera setup.
The new Moto G5s Plus will come in 4 colors – Gold, Grey, Silver, and Blue. The smartphone will be unveiled along the Moto G5s as per the roadmap shared by Lenovo.
The Moto G5s will come with 3 GB / 4 GB of ram and will run on Android Nougat 7.0. It will be released much before the Google Pixel 2 and Android O.
The smartphone has 5.5 Inch IPS LCD Display along with 2.5D Curve glass. Overall the Moto G5s Plus will be an incremental update to the Moto G5.
There are a lot of Moto smartphones expected in the coming months like the cheaper Moto C series, Moto X4 and Moto Z2, Z2 Play which will come with some enticing features.