Lenovo Moto G5 India release date, availability details revealed; all you need to know

Rohit KVN
Moto G5, India, launch, price, specifications, Amazon India

A few days ago, Lenovo's Motorola via Twitter confirmed that the generic Moto G5 model will be soon made available in India. Now, it has revealed that the mid-range phone will be released in April first week.

Motorola Moto G5 is slated to break covers on April 4 and go on sale exclusively on Amazon at midnight, April 5. The upcoming mid-tier phone borrows its design language from the flagship Moto Z series. It boasts of an all-metal body cover on the back and also comes with huge circular camera module.

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On the front, it features a 5.0-inch full HD display having a 5MP camera on top right corner and a fingerprint sensor at the bottom which is a huge improvement over its predecessor, which lacked biometric sensor.

Under the hood too,  the device comes with major upgrades such as Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core CPU backed by 2GB/3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, 13MP camera on the back and a 2,800mAh battery with a rapid-charging feature. 

How much would Moto G5 cost?

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Going by the Moto G5's features and the rival brands with same configuration, it is most likely to be priced anywhere between Rs 11,999 and Rs 13,999.

Competition:

Once released, it will up against the popular Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, Asus Zenfone 3S Max and Huawei Honor 6X, among others.

For those unaware, Moto G5's high-end model—Moto G5 Plus—comes in two models—3GB RAM variant for Rs 14,999 and 4GB RAM for Rs 16,999.

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Key specifications of Lenovo Moto G5:

Models  Moto G5
Display 5.0-inch full HD (1920x1080p) screen with Gorilla Glass 3 shield
  • Pixel density: 441 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android 7.0 Nougat
Processor 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core CPU
GPU Adreno 505
RAM 2GB/3GB/4GB
Storage 16GB/32GB, expandable up to 128GB
Camera
  • Main: 13MP camera with LED flash, PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus)
  • Front: 5MP camera
Battery 2,800mAh with Rapid charging technology
Network 4G-TLE
Add-ons Dual/Single (depending on the region of sale), Fingerprint sensor, water repellent nano coating, Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Dimensions 144.3 x 73 x 9.5mm
Weight 145g
Price Under Rs 14,000

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