Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus Launched with Metal Body

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Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus Launched with Metal Body



Model / Variant

Moto G5
Moto G5 Plus

Launch Date

26th Feb 2017


Moto G5 Rs. 13999
Moto G5 Plus Rs. 14999


145 gm
150 gm (G5 Plus)


Metal Unibody
Moto G5 - Removable Back



Display Size and Type

5 Inch Moto G5
5.2 Inch Moto G5 Plus

Display Resolution

1920 x 1080 px


Gorilla Glass 3


Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Moto G5
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 Moto G5 Plus




Adreno 505
Adreno 506

Memory Storage

16 GB
32 GB
64 GB


2 GB
3 GB
4 GB

Memory Expandability

256 GB microSD

Operating System

Android 7 Nougat

Primary Camera

13 MP Moto G5
12 MP Moto G5 Plus

Camera Features

phase detect autofocus
Moto G5 plus : Dual Pixel Focus

Primary Video

Moto G5 Plus : 4k @ 30fps

Secondary Camera

5 MP

Secondary Camera Video



2800 mAh Removable
3000 mAh Non-Removable (Moto G5 Plus)

SIM Type

Dual Sim

Lenovo launched the Moto G5 and Moto G5 plus at MWC 2017, the revision to the popular Moto G series phones now sport an aluminum unibody design along with pricing that can excite.


The Moto G5 and G5 Plus will run Android Nougat out of the box and, the regular G5 has a Snapdragon 430 processor, while the G5 Plus gets a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor with 2.0 GHz octa-core CPU and 650 MHz Adreno 506 GPU. The G5 has a 5-inch LCD display, while the G5 Plus has a bigger 5.2-inch screen, both of which have a 1920 x 1080 px resolution.

The optics on the Moto G5  consist of a 13-megapixel f/2.0 system with phase detect autofocus with a 5 Mp front camera, the G5 Plus, however, gets a 12-megapixel f/1.7 camera with dual-focus pixels and can record 4K video, while the G5 is limited to 1080 p Full HD. The Moto G5 Plus too has a 5 MP front camera.


The Moto G5 is available in 16GB or 32GB of storage capacities with support for microSD cards up to 256GB. The G5 Plus will have options between 32GB or 64GB with expandability unto 256GB. Depending on the model you either get 2 GB, 3GB or 4 GB of RAM. Both the Moto G5 and G5 plus will support dual-SIM capability along with VoLTE. The Moto G5 has a removable and replaceable 2,800mAh battery while the Moto G5 Plus gets a sealed 3,000mAh battery.

Features on the phones include Moto Display for notifications, and the Moto gestures, just as other Moto phones.Both the Moto G5 and G5 Plus will get the  Google Assistant when they launch later this quarter.

The Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus will launch worldwide including India in March in with two color options that include the fine gold which is almost identical to the Moto M and  the Lunar gray color.The Moto G5 will start at €199 (Rs. 14000) with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage, while the G5 Plus will set you back  Rs. 15000 with 2GB RAM and 32GB of storage.Motorola is expected to launch these phones in India Mid-March, stay tuned for more info. 

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  • Aditya Koli

    sry bro thoda mene ab pada h pura thk se camera k ware me

  • Koushik

    Aditya Koli Wt r u talking about it has the best camera under 30k

  • Ritesh Chauhan

    Off course g5…coz moto is moto yaar

  • Miryala Lohith

    When it is going to launch in India

  • Vinay Krishna D Kunthe

    Will they support moto mods

  • Fahim Khan

    10k for g5 in india? :O

  • Aditya Koli

    bhi imagine kiya bhi moto g 4 pluse me phele camera par focus kiya gaya tha isly

  • Shilajit DC

    Bhai tu Barcelona kab gaya aur phone ko kab pakda?

  • Sayed Aamir

    G5 plus coz it will be the best camera far better from mi note 4 plus anrod 7 latest update

  • Parth Gupta

    Nikal 10000 saale

  • Shibashis Dutta

    3000mah battery U0001f600U0001f601U0001f602U0001f601U0001f600U0001f601U0001f602RIP moto!

  • Aditya Koli

    i think the camera is not so good

  • Devanshu Bhasker

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  • Parth Gupta

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  • Mainav Ghosh

    Note 4 4bg 64gb

  • Adil Husain

    G5 starts at 14000 and G5 plus starts at 15000

  • Angaddeep Singh

    Bro approx 15 k for g5plus and 14 for g5

  • Adil Husain

    Finally Moto nailed it with the Moto G5 ….. They look great… But the most sensible decision would be to go for the Moto g5 plus .. as there is just 1k difference .. but the camera will be v gud in plus as well as the processor is much better than 430

  • Devanshu Bhasker

    Parth Gupta nikal rs10000 U0001f602U0001f602U0001f602

  • Amit Kumar Singh

    What about price ?

  • Swapnil Dhakate

    which would be better….
    redmi note 4 or g5 plus???