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Motorola’s Moto G5 and G5 Plus Official

Motorola has outed new versions of its venerable G series of Android smartphones. The G5 and G5 Plus are practical devices that slots neatly into the brand’s midrange portfolio, bringing solid specs under 5.5-inches. Both phones now sport aluminum bodies which is a big improvement from last year’s model, as well as refreshed innards to match the offerings of the competition.

Moto G5 specs

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor
  • 2GB/3GB of RAM
  • 5-inch full HD IPS display, Gorilla Glass 3 protection, 1920 x 1080 resolution
  • 16GB/32GB of internal storage, expandable via microSD
  • 13-megapixel rear camera, f/2.0 aperture
  • 5-megapixel front camera, f/2.2 aperture
  • Dual SIM
  • 3G, LTE
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS, fingerprint reader, water-repallant coating
  • 2,800mAh battery
  • Android Nougat

Motorola Moto G5 Plus specs

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor
  • 3GB/4GB of RAM
  • 5.2-inch full HD IPS display, Gorilla Glass 3 protection , 1920 x 1080 resolution
  • 32GB/64GB of expandable storage
  • 12-megapixel rear camera with AF, LED flash
  • 5-megapixel f/2.2 front camera
  • Dual SIM
  • 3G, LTE
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS, fingerprint reader, water-repellent coating
  • 3,000mAh battery
  • Android Nougat

The Moto G5, for example, brings a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor to the mix along with 2GB/3GB of RAM and 16GB/32GB of storage. The Moto G5 Plus takes it up a notch, offering a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor with either 3GB/4GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB of storage. The Moto G5 has a 5-inch, full HD display while the Moto G5 Plus has a 5.2-inch full HD panel. Both displays have Gorilla Glass 3 protection.

Both phones will have Android Nougat out of the box, and prices for the Moto G5 should start at 10.5K, while the Moto G5 Plus should come at 11.4K.

John Nieves

John is a veteran technology and gadget journalist with more than 10 years of experience both in print and online. When not writing about technology, he frequently gets lost in the boonies playing soldier.

4 Comments

  1. You can get a device that is well built as well and cheaper than this from Xiaomi. with a Snapdragon 430 as well.

  2. Sana talaga the G5 plus is within the 13K price range. I’ll love to have this. Imagine lasting two days with the power sipping 625 chip.

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