Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus bring quality at an affordable price

We've been seeing glimpses of Motorola's G5 handsets for a couple months now, but the firm has finally officially revealed the devices at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Lenovo's G-series has always been about offering the best bang for your buck. While it isn't the cheapest handset offering, it does a good job of getting much-wanted features at a price range that is affordable.

Unfortunately, there really aren't that many surprises when it comes to the specifications, with the exception that the G5 Plus does not offer NFC like previously assumed.

Moto G5 Moto G5 Plus
CPU Qualcomm Snapdragon 430, octa-core ARM Cortex-A53 Qualcomm Snapdragon 625, octa-core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 505 Adreno 506
Display 5 inches, 1080p, 441ppi 5.2 inches, 1080p, 424ppi
Camera 13MP rear with PDAF, 5MP front-facing 12MP rear with 'Dual Autofocus Pixels', 5MP front-facing
Storage 32GB, expandable to 128GB 32GB or 64GB, expandable to 128GB
RAM 2GB 2GB or 4GB
Battery 2800mAh removable, Rapid charging 3000mAh, TurboPower charging
Colors Lunar Grey, Fine Gold Lunar Grey, Fine Gold
Additional features Fingerprint reader Fingerprint reader


The Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus will be available starting in March across the globe. The Moto G5 will start at around $210 and offer 2GB RAM with 16GB storage. The Moto G5 Plus will start at $229 with 2GB RAM and 32GB storage; there will also be an expanded option priced at $294 for 3GB RAM and 32GB of storage. Pricing for the 4GB model of the G5 Plus has not been made available.

Source: Motorola

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