Moto G series is one of the most successful series of Moto and that’s why every year Moto comes up with a new G Series phone. This year, at MWC, Moto announced new phones in the G series line up, G5 and G5 Plus. Last Month, Moto launched the Moto G5 Plus in India for which price starts from ₹14,999. Moto G5 Plus is the fastest selling smartphone on Flipkart.
Today, Moto launched another phone in G series and that is Moto G5. Moto G5 is like the younger brother of Moto G5 Plus. Let’s take a closer look at Specifications of Moto G5.
Moto G5 Specifications
From outside, Moto G5 and G5 Plus have the same design with the camera bump and “M” logo in the middle but internally, there is a lot of differences which make both the devices different from each other. Moto G5 is powered by 1.4Ghz Snapdragon 430 Octa-Core Processor with 3GB RAM and 32GB of Internal Storage. The storage can be expandable up to 128GB using an SDCard. Moto G5 is a smaller version of Moto G5 Plus and has 5′ Inch Full HD Display with 441
Moto G5 is powered by 1.4Ghz Snapdragon 430 Octa-Core Processor with 3GB RAM and 32GB of Internal Storage. The storage can be expandable up to 128GB using an SDCard. Moto G5 is a smaller version of Moto G5 Plus and has 5′ Inch Full HD Display with 441 ppi of pixel density and the display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
There is fingerprint sensor in the front which is now embedded in home button like G5 Plus has. You can also use the fingerprint sensor for navigation. Swipe right for forward and swipe left to go back.
Moto G5 runs on Android Nougat and also comes with Moto’s exclusive features like Moto Display, Chop Chop for flashlight and double twist for the camera or say Moto Action.
Connectivity options includes 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, GPS/ A-GPS, Bluetooth v4.2, Micro-USB, and 3.5mm headphone jack. The sensors you would get with Moto G5 are an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, and a proximity sensor. There is no compass sensor in Moto G5 too but that doesn’t make big difference.
Moto G5 Camera
Moto G5 Plus has the finest camera specs which can be compared with Samsung Galaxy S7. G5 Plus 12MP f/1.7 Aperture camera lens while Moto G5 has 13MP f/2.0 Aperture camera lens which is quite common and expected in a budget oriented smartphones. The camera would be good enough to capture good pictures in daylight but there would be the lack of quality in the low light. Moto G5 also has Dual tone LED Flash. For Selfies, Moto G5 has 5MP f/2.2 Wide-angle camera lens for wider selfies.
Moto G5 Battery
Moto G5 has the powerhouse of 2800mAh and there is also support for fast charging. The battery is not that massive but we cannot comment on actual battery performance without using it. The battery can perform good and it all depends on the performance of the other component of Moto G5.
Moto G5 Price & Availability
The price for Moto G5 starts from ₹11,999 and would be available from midnight at 11:59 PM. Amazon is also providing the launch offers which includes Flat ₹1000 off on HDFC Credit Card, Cashback up to ₹1000 to Amazon Prime Members, additional ₹500 OFF on exchange.
That is all about the new Moto G5. The Moto G5 already has competition with Redmi Note 4 which is a great smartphone by Xiaomi. You can know more about Redmi Note 4. What would be your choice between Moto G5 and Redmi Note 4? Let us know in the comment section. Share it with your friends, maybe they are looking for a new Android Smartphone.
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