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Motorola launches Moto G5 Plus and G5 at MWC 2017, brings premium features to the mid-tier smartphone market

By Wong Chung Wee - on 27 Feb 2017, 10:05am

Motorola launches Moto G5 Plus and G5 at MWC 2017, bringing premium features to the mid-tier smartphone market

(Image source: Motorola)

Motorola launches Moto G5 Plus and Moto G5 at MWC 2017, with the aim of bringing premium features to the mid-tier smartphone market segment. Both phones have metal finishes that gives them a touch of class; however, the phones have distinct price points and features to target the varied audience of the mid-tier smartphone market segment.

(Image source: Motorola)

The Moto G5 Plus features the octa-core Snapdragon 625 processor. Its full HD 5.2” screen is reinforced with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Its 3,000mAh battery powers the phone. According to its official video, its main selling point is its rear-facing, f/1.7 aperture camera, which is coupled with a comprehensive camera software suite. The Moto G5 Plus has an SRP of 279 Euros, which is approximately S$414.

(Image source: Motorola)

The Moto G5 will definitely appeal to the budget-minded folks, it weighs in with a smaller 5”, full HD screen that is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Its battery life is rated at 2,800mAH, and the phone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430. Priced at 199 Euros (~S$295), the Moto G5 will definitely garner its own legion of loyal fans. Both phones are slated for worldwide sales in March this year.

Source: ubergizmo, Motorola (1),(2).

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