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

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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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