After Moto G5 Plus Lenovo-owned Motorola has launched its trimmed down version – the Moto G5 today at a launch event at the national capital. For this phone, Lenovo has ditched Flipkart as its retail partner and will be selling Moto G5 exclusively on Amazon.in from April 5, 12 AM onwards for 11,999 INR.
Amazon is offering 1000 INR off for Moto G5 consumers as Amazon Pay balance.
In Comparision to its recently launched sibling, the Moto G5 will flaunt a smaller screen size of 5-inches with full HD resolution. Under the hood, it boasts of a 1.4 GHz octa-core Snapdragon 430 chipset which is mated to 3GB RAM and 16GB on-board storage. Luckily, this time Motorola has opted for conventional dual SIM slot and a dedicated microSD slot.
In terms of optics, the Moto G5 comes with a setup different from its costly plus variant. It bears a 13-megapixel rear camera with PDAF, f/2.0 and LED flash. Additionally, there’s 5-megapixel front facing camera for selfies. Motorola has paid attention to build quality and has moved away from the Moto G4’s plastic exteriors to a metal body. It gets a fingerprint scanner embedded home button which can also perform multiple actions similar to the Moto G5 Plus. The new Moto runs on a near stock version Android 7.0 Nougat.
Considering its price it has some stiff competition to deal with in Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, Coolpad Cool 1 Dual, and Honor 6X – all of which feature in the same price range.
Moto G5 Vs G5 Plus Specifications Comparison
|Model||Moto G5||Moto G5 Plus|
|Display||5-Inch, IPS LCD||5.2-Inch, IPS-NEO LCD|
|Processor||1.4Ghz octa-core Snapdragon 430 Processor||2Ghz octa-core Snapdragon 625 Processor|
|Internal Storage||16GB, expandable up to 128GB||16GB/32GB, expandable up to 128GB|
|Software||Android Nougat 7.0||Android Nougat 7.0|
|Primary Camera||13MP rear camera||12MP rear camera, f/2.0 aperture|
|Secondary Camera||5MP selfie camera||5MP selfie camera, f/2.2 aperture|
|Dimensions and Weight||144.3x73x9.5 mm and 144.5 Grams||150.2x74x7.9 mm and 155 Grams|
|Battery||2,800mAh, Fast charging||3,000 mAh, turbo charging|
|Others||4G VoLTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, microUSB, 3.5mm||4G VoLTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, microUSB, 3.5mm|
|Price||Rs. 11,999||Rs. 15,990/16,990|