Lenovo owned Motorola had announced the Moto G5 and G5 Plus in the Moto G series at the MWC 2017 in Barcelona. Now, the unlocked Moto G5 32GB variant is available for $269.99 in the U.S.
The unlocked Moto G5 phone listed on the Amazon US store – Lunar Gray color variant as International version and with the limited stock tag. The new Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus have received a much needed design refresh, with a metal chassis and a circular camera frame at the back. Specifications also see a bump in many departments, while the price stays in the affordable range.
Unlocked Moto G5 Features
Both Motorola Moto G5 Plus and G5 smartphones come with fingerprint scanner in the front underneath the Home Button. However, the big highlight is that the devices integrate Google Assistant, a feature first exclusive only to the Pixel devices. The handset comes with Motorola exclusive features such as Moto Display, Actions, twist gesture, and a One Button Nav mode that lets users navigate the interface with swipes on the fingerprint scanner, and runs on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box.
Motorola Moto G5 Specifications
The smartphone features a 5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) Moto Display, which allows users to get a preview of their notifications without having to unlock their smartphone. This feature can come in handy when users want to stay up-to-date without having to unlock their devices. It be powered by a 1.4GHz Snapdragon 430 processor. It offers 2GB or 3GB of RAM and 16GB or 32GB of internal storage, with the option to expand further via a a microSD card slot up to 128GB. The Moto G5 packs a 2800mAh removable battery with support for fast charging.
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As for optics, the Moto G5 features a 13-megapixel rear camera with PDAF, f/2.0 aperture, and dual-LED flash. There is a 5-megapixel wide-angle front camera for selfies and video calling. Along with the One Button Nav feature that allows users to navigate through the screens using just the fingerprint scanner on the phone. It seems that the company has tried to make it convenient to use the phones without stretching the thumb or fingers out every single time just to navigate through screens.