Moto E5, Moto E5 Plus launched: Full specs, key features, price and everything you need to know

first_imgAfter the Moto G6 and G6 Play last month, Motorola on Tuesday announced the Moto E5 Plus in India. The phone aims to attract consumers looking for an entertainment-focused device that lasts long. The Moto E5 Plus highlights a tall full-screen 18:9 display and a massive battery to keep you entertained.At the event, Motorola also announced the Moto E5, which slots below the Moto E5 Plus. Both the phones are Motorola’s entry-level offerings that look to attract budget consumers looking for a premium design with an appealing 18:9 display. Here’s what both the phones bring to the table.Moto E5 and Moto E5 Plus specifications:Display: The Moto E5 Plus sports a tall 6-inch HD+ (720×1440) IPS LCD display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. The Moto E5 Plus brings a smaller 5.7-inch HD+ display with a similar 18:9 aspect ratio.Processor: Powering the Moto E5 Plus is an octa-core Snapdragon 430 chipset, while the Moto E5 gets a Snapdragon 425 SoCRAM: The Moto E5 Plus comes with 3GB of RAM and is the only memory option on offer. The Moto E5 will be offered with 2GB of RAM only.Internal storage: 32GB of internal storage will be offered with the Moto E5 Plus, which is expandable up to 256GB via microSD card. The Moto E5, on the other hand gets only 16GB of internal storage.Rear camera: The Moto E5 Plus gets a 12-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, 1.25 micron pixels, LED Flash, PDAF and Laser Autofocus. The Moto E5 gets a 13-megapixel sensor with f/2.0 aperture and LED flash.advertisementFront camera: The front camera on the Moto E5 Plus gets an 8-megapixel selfie sensor with f/2.2 aperture and selfie flash, while the Moto E5 gets a 5-megapixel sensor.Software: Both the Moto E5 Plus and Moto E5 run a near stock Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-boxBattery: The biggest highlight of the Moto E5 Plus is its massive 6,000mAh battery which promises up to days of battery life. It also supports TurboPower charging with a 15W charger bundled with the phone. The Moto E5 gets a smaller 4,000mah battery.Connectivity: Both the phones support 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, 2.4GHz + 5GHz, Wi-Fi Hotspot, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Bluetooth 4.2, and Dual SIM support.Moto E5 and Moto E5 Plus key features:– Both the Moto E5 and Moto E5 Plus bring a new design language for the Moto E-series. Like the Moto G6, the Moto E5 duo bring 18:9 displays with narrow bezels all around. Notably, the Moto E5 Plus brings a tall 6-inch HD+ LCD display that looks to provide an immersive viewing experience.– The Moto E5 Plus also brings a premium looking design with a glossy finish on the back that reflects light to form wavy pattern. Unlike the Moto G6, however, The E5 Plus gets polycarbonate shell to keep the phone’s weight in check.– The biggest highlight of the Moto E5 Plus is its massive 5,000mAh battery that promises up to one and a half day of battery on a full charge. As the company is touting an entertainment-focused experience, a huge battery will guarantee the phone will not die on you easily.– Both the phones run a near stock Android 8.0 Oreo software out-of-the-box, which means you’ll get a phone that’s light with very few preloaded apps and bloatware. It stands as a good alternative for users who do not wish to buy a phone with a heavy skin on top.Moto E5 and Moto E5 Plus India price and availabilityMotorola has announced that the Moto E5 Plus India price at Rs 11,999 in India. The phone will be offered only in a 3GB + 32GB configuration and in black and gold colours. Meanwhile, the Moto E5 comes in a 2GB + 16GB configuration and is priced at Rs 9,999. The Moto E5 Plus will be available exclusively on Amazon India and Moto Hub stores across India. The Moto E5 will be available via Moto Hub stores, offline retail stores and Amazon India.For the Moto E5 Plus, Motorola is offering a flat Rs 8,000 discount via SBI Bank cards, No Cost EMI up to 9 months, 130GB additional data for Jio customers and Rs 1000 on exchange on Amazon India. The Moto E5 will also come with Jio benefits and cashback worth Rs 1200 if you buy the device at a Moto Hub store using Paytm mall app.last_img read more

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