Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus goes official with metallic body and Nougat

Motorola will start selling both smartphones from the next month.

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Lenovo-owned Motorola has now officially announced the latest generation mid-ranger smartphones, the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus. While both of them bring various improvements over their predecessors, the major change is in the build quality which is metallic this time around. Motorola has also put the fingerprint scanner on both models for this generation.

Let’s have a look both of these smartphones one by one.

Motorola Moto G5 Plus Specifications:

The Moto G5 Plus is the bigger variant between the two phones. It sports a 5.2-inch Full HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Under the hood, it has an octa-core 2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor with Adreno 506 GPU. It has been made available in 2GB/32GB and 4GB/64GB configuration options.

The phone has a 12MP rear shooter with Dual Autofocus Pixels, f/1.7 aperture, and dual-LED flash. It has a 5MP front shooter with f/2.2 aperture and wide-angle lens. The whole package is powered by a 3000mAh battery with TurboPower support. The Moto G5 Plus runs on Android Nougat 7.0 out of the box with no support for NFC.

Motorola Moto G5 Specifications:

As for the smaller Moto G5, there is a 5-inch Full HD display. The processor on the phone is an octa-core 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 with Adreno 505 GPU. It will be available with 2GB RAM and option to choose from 16GB or 32GB storage options. The phone has a 13MP shooter with f/2.0 aperture on the back and a 5MP camera on the front with f/2.2 aperture. The battery on the Moto G5 is a 2800mAh and will be shipping with Android Nougat 7.0 out of the box.

Coming to the pricing, Motorola has priced the Moto G5 at €199 for 2GB/16GB variant but if you are interested in the Moto G5 Plus, you will have to pay €229 and €279 for the 2GB/32GB and 3GB/32GB variant respectively.