The Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus were revealed by Lenovo during the recently concluded Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017. During the hands-on with these newest flagship handsets from the Chinese tech company, it has been noticed that the Moto G line-up goes premium.
According to BGR, upon looking to the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus side by side, the patrons of the company will not notice any difference. These two handset sports almost the same size and weight. Also the screen sizes of both devices are really similar that the avid fans of the company wouldn't able to tell the difference.
But then, upon looking deeper with the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus, it is really noticeable that these handsets from Motorola's parent company are premium Moto G handsets. Nevertheless, it was also noted that it's the Moto G5 Plus that's better version between the two devices. As a matter of fact, Moto G fans in America aren't able to find regular Moto G5 in stores this year, since that model is just sold in international markets. Aside from that, the RAM and storage will also vary for both smartphone dependent on the region consumers live in.
When it comes with the specs, PC Advisor noted that bot Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus are both pre-installed with Android 7.0. It was also noted that one of the devices' new features in the software department is the capability to switch between open apps using the home button.
The Moto G5 is engineered with 1.4GHz Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor while the Moto G5 Plus has a faster-clocked 2GHz Snapdragon 625 which also an octa-core chipset. This basically means that under these smartphones' chassis one can find the Adreno 505 GPU paired with the Moto G5's processor, and the Adreno 506 in the Plus.
As a support for the hardware, the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus were equipped with 2 GB of RAM, but the Moto G5 Plus can also arrive boasting a 4 GB. For the storage, 16 GB or 32 GB is a standard for the Moto G5 and 32 GB or 64GB for the G5 Plus. Both are can be expanded via microSD slot.
It was also worth mentioning that the Moto G5 houses a 13-megapixel, f/2.0 camera placed on its rear portion and a 5-megapixel front-facing snapper. Meanwhile, the Moto G5 Plus has a 12-megapixel Sony IMX260, f/1.7 camera and a 5-megapixel at the front.
With these specs and features, it really appears that the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus were premium handsets. For the availability, these handsets are expected to be accessible on markets next month.