Moto G5 launched in India at Rs 11999

Moto G4 Plus to finally get the Nougat update in the US

The smartphone will sell exclusively on Amazon India for Rs. 11,999. The smartphone also have a 3GB RAM and a 16 GB of internal storage capacity, which can also be expanded further upto 128GB via microSD card.

It supports other features like Google Assistant, Moto Display, Actions, twist gesture.

Just to recall, Lenovo-backed Motorola launched the Moto E3 a year ago. Following the launch of the Moto G5 Plus smartphone by Motorola, the company is bringing the Moto G5 phone in the country.

Owners of these two variants of the Moto G4 started reporting about the update to Android 7.0 Nougat rolling out over the weekend. Though the pricing is slightly on the higher side when compared with its successor, the device offers much better value with its metal built body and superior specifications.

Besides this, the Moto X (2017) is said to become available in 32GB/3GB and 64GB/4GB memory configurations. From the last few days, the company is teasing the launch of Moto G5 in India via its Twitter handle. Amazon will also be offering Rs 1000 cashback for those who buy via Amazon Pay balance. This phone features a 5 inch Full HD display with resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, 441 ppi with Corning Gorilla glass 3 protection.

Moto G5 comes with a powerful 1.4GHz Snapdragon 430 processor. The phone will be an exclusive to Amazon India and only the 3GB of RAM variant is launched in India, clubbed with 16GB of internal storage. In the camera department, the Moto G5 comes with a 13MP rear camera with dual-LED flash, PDAF, and f/2.0 aperture along with a 5MP front-facing camera featuring wide-angle lens and f/2.2 aperture.

The Moto G5 comes with a lower tier processor. Due to this feature, G5 Plus clicks excellent photos. Although, it is hard to see the dual camera setup at the back because the video supports only up to 480p resolution.

Connectivity options on the Moto G5 include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, GPS/ A-GPS, Bluetooth v4.2, Micro-USB, and 3.5mm headphone jack. The Moto G5 is thicker, with 9.5mm thickness than the Redmi 3s Prime (8.5mm thick), though, both of them weighs nearly similar. The Moto G5 was launched today at a press event at 12:15pm. With a price tag of Rs 11,999, it's not heavy on your wallets either.