Motorola has unveiled its Moto G5 and G5 Plus at Mobile World Congress, but the most significant announcement is the Moto Z that would incorporate Amazon’s Alexa that allows users to interact with their device through voice.
Motorola has recently made its way to the Pakistani market with the launch of Moto Z and Moto Z Play with Moto Mods. Moto 5 and Moto 5 Plus are said to release in March this month, but it is yet to be known whether we’ll see the same models in Pakistan this year.
Here is what the new smartphones have brought for you.
Moto G5 and G5 Plus both are metal clad with light body weight.There is the very slight difference between the screen display. G5 has 5-inches screen with 1080×1920 pixels resolution, while G5 Plus has a screen resolution of 1080×1920 with 5.2 inches display.
Moto G5 features a 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon octa-core processor while 2GB or 3GB RAM offering 16GB 32GB of internal storage which can go up to 128 GB with a microSD card. Moto G5 Plus has 2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 0cta-core processor. It features a RAM of 3GB or 4GB with an internal storage memory of 32GB to 64GB. Using a microSD card can expand the memory further up to 128GB.
13-megapixel rear camera in Moto G5 comes up with PDAF (Face Detection Auto Focus) and f/2.0 aperture, and a front camera of 5-megapixels with f/2.2 aperture. Rear camera in G5 Plus is 12-megapixels with dual auto-focus and f/1.7aperture. Selfie camera is 5-megapixels like G5, but it supports 4k video shooting feature.
G5 Plus features a battery of 3000mA which is non-removable and comes with a turbocharger that recharges the battery in 15 minutes for 6 hours of the use. In contrast, G5 Plus features a removable battery of 2800mA.
New and tricky Android feature of Motorola is its fingerprint sensor. Moto Action gesture support of G5 Plus is the best way to optimize the display real estate. The feature is known as one button Nav, and it can replace the menu buttons present on the row bottom, making navigation relatively easy and leaving more place for the apps.
Both G5 nad G6 would release in March. Price for G5 is €199 while G5 Plus would be available in €279.