Update (29/08/2017) – Both the Moto G5S and G5S Plus are now in India. The smartphones officially launched in India at a price of Rs. 13,999 and Rs. 15,999 respectively.
Special edition smartphones of Moto G5 family are official now namely Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus. Motorola a Lenovo owned brand has officially announced the siblings of the G – Series smartphones today. Both the smartphones are the upgraded versions of G5 and G5 Plus respectively which were launched in February this year at MWC event.
Motorola mentioned the devices with a tagline. For Moto G5S the tagline is “More Metal, More battery, Made for More” and for Moto G5S Plus the tagline is “Select your Focus, Unleash your Creativity.” This indicates that Moto upgraded the metal body, battery, the camera unit and much more compared to the previous siblings.
When it comes to Moto G5S, then you can find out the concept of more working on here. It comes with the vibrant full HD 5.2″ display and a full aluminum metal body. You will never miss a picture with the rapid focus technology of 16 MP PDAF primary camera employed to this device. A wide-angled 5 MP got its position up front to give you a perfect selfie anytime.
It runs on Android v7.1 Nougat operating system out of the box with Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC and has Octa – Core CPU clocked at 1.4 GHz speed. It is packed with the 3000 mAh battery and has a turbo power charging technology included that gives the 5 hours of battery charging in just 15 minutes.
A front-mounted fingerprint scanner is there to provide more security and fast unlock, you can also feel the Moto Experiences like Night Display and Quick Reply using the Moto App. A 3 GB of RAM will never let you down with the presence of 32 GB internal storage which can be expanded up to 128 GB using the hybrid microSD card slot.
Moto G5S Plus
Moto G5S Plus flaunts with a premium look in a full aluminum metal body and a full HD 5.2″ display. A dual 13 MP rear camera with a photo enhancement software is another bonus feature that this device holds. It allows you to record a 4K resolution video. In the front, you will get a brighter 8 MP camera for the selfie with the f/2.2 lens. The front camera also has LED Flash and a panoramic mode.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC is placed in the heart of the device with the 2.0 GHz Octa – Core CPU. It runs on Android Nougat operating system from day one. With a 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of the expandable internal storage, the device guarantees a very smooth experience. It is packed with similar 3000 mAh battery and turbo power charging feature, but this one can fuel up your 6 hours of charging in just 15 minutes.
Here in this device, you will also find the front – mounted fingerprint scanner with Moto Experiences like Night Display and Quick Reply using the Moto App.
Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus Price and Availability
Moto X4 which was said to feature Google’s Project Fi is still not confirmed. And on the other hand, the new special edition Moto G – Series smartphones are officially launched with the price tag of €249 and €299 for Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus respectively. Both the devices will be available in most of the countries by the end of this month and will make it to the US market this fall.
The Moto G5S Plus is already available for pre – order on Amazon’s Italy official website. Both the smartphones are available in Lunar Grey and Fine Gold color options.