Motorola launches Moto g5 in India for Rs. 11,999

Moto g5 and g5 plus were unveiled at the Mobile World Congress and Moto India launched Moto g5 plus on 15th March. Today Moto g5 was unveiled at an event in India, for details about Moto g5 plus your might refer to Motorola launches Moto g5 plus in India.


Moto g5 is a sibling of Moto g5 plus, but there are certain differences in design which can be easily noticed. Moto g5 has a removable battery and a removable back, while Moto g5 plus has an inbuilt battery and back cover is not removable. The 3.5 mm Jack sits at the top on Moto g5 while the same was moved to bottom in Moto g5 plus. At the top of Moto g5 plus you will see a sim card tray, while the same is not present in Moto g5 as it has a removable back door.

Let’s have a look on specification of newly launched Moto g5,

  • Metal design made of high-grade aluminum exterior that’s been diamond cut and finished to perfection.
  • 13 MP primary camera with PDAF, Color balancing dual LED flash and 8X digital zoom, f/2.0 aperture.
  • 5 MP wide-angle secondary camera, f/2.2 Aperture with display flash.
  • 5 inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS display with a pixel density of 441 PPI.
  • 1.4 GHz 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor with Adreno 506 GPU.
  • 3 GB RAM, 16 GB ROM, expandable up to 128 GB.
  • 2800 mAh removable battery with a 10W Rapid charge that promises all-day battery and up to 6 hours of battery life in just 15 minutes.
  • Android Nougat out of the box with google Assistant.
  • Moto Display, Moto Actions.
  • Dual sim (nano) connectivity with dedicated Mirco-SD Card slot.
  • 3.5 mm audio jack at the top, USB 2.0 connectivity.
  • Fingerprint Sensor at the front, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, 4G VoLTE, Splash Proof (water repellent nano coating).
  • Available in Lunar Grey and Fine Gold colors.
  • Preloaded Amazon apps.
  • Priced at 11,999.

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The device is an Amazon exclusive and will be available for sale tonight at 11:59 PM.

Motorola India and Amazon India also have exciting launch offers,

  1. Flat Rs. 1,000 cashback with HDFC bank credit cards.
  2. Extra Rs. 500 off on exchange of old phones.
  3. Free SanDisk Ultra 16 gigs MicroSD card memory card.
  4. Additional Rs. 1000 cashback for Amazon Prime members using Amazon Pay balance.

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Moto g5 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 430, the same processor which is used in Redmi 3S and 3S Prime. Remember Redmi 3S and 3S Prime are available for Rs. 6,999 and Rs. 8,999 and offer 43% more battery as compare to newly launched Moto g5. Do let us know what’s your pick amongst the Moto g5 and Redmi 3S Prime.


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