The Moto G5S has been launched in the Indian market as a successor to the Moto G5 smartphone which was launched earlier this year. Motorola has labelled the device along with the Moto G5S Plus as ‘Special Edition’ devices which will feature improvements in several departments from what was available on their predecessors.
One of such is in the camera department which features a 16MP rear camera as against the 13MP camera that the Moto G5 has. Below are further details regarding the specs, features and price of the Moto G5S.
Moto G5S Specifications, Review and Highlights
The Moto G5S features a larger 5.2-inch Full HD capacitative touchscreen than its 5.0 inch predecessor. Its display offers 1080 by 1920 pixels resolution, ~424 ppi of pixel density and enjoys protection from the Corning Gorilla Glass 3 screen.
The device comes in a metal unibody design, stepping up from the plastic frame that housed the Moto G5. It weighs 157g and measures 150 * 73.5 * 8.2 mm in dimensions.
Storage & Processor
The Moto G5S is powered by an Octa-Core Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430 processor running at a clock speed of 1.4GHz coupled with an Adreno 505 GPU to ease graphical operations and prevent lagging. The smartphone also packs 3GB of RAM and an internal storage of 32GB which is expandable up to 128GB using a microSD.
The smartphone boasts a massive 16MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, Autofocus and LED Flash for taking better pictures in low-light conditions, while retaining the 5MP shooter that featured on the Moto G5 with LED Flash and wide-angle lens for group selfies.
Battery & Connectivity
The Moto G5S packs a 3000mAh battery with TurboPower Charging enough to give your device 6 hours of usage from just 15 minutes of charge. It supports Bluetooth and WiFI functionalities and offers other functions such as; GPS, VoLTE, NFC and it offers a Dual SIM slot.
Software & Hardware
The device runs on the Android 7.1 Nougat OS out of the box. It sports a front-mounted fingerprint sensor which also deputises as a one button navigation key.
Moto G5S Full Phone Specifications
|2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|3G Network||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz|
|4G Network||LTE with VoLTE|
|SIM Type||Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM(Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).|
|SIM Count||Dual SIM|
|2G||GPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE up to 236.8 kbps|
|3G||Up to 42.2 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA)|
|4G||Up to 150/50 Mbps|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps|
|Web Browser||Yes, HTML5|
|Build||Metal Unibody Design|
|Colors||Lunar Gray, Fine Gold|
|Display Type||IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||1080 x1920 pixels|
|Pixel Density||~424 ppi pixel density|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|Features||Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, Splash resistant|
|1080p HD Video|
|Autofocus, phase detection, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, auto-HDR|
|Android OS, v7.1 (Nougat)|
|Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430|
|Number of Processor Cores||Octa-Core|
|Internal Storage||32GB internal memory|
|expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD|
|Accelerometer, Proximity, Light, Fingerprint sensor, Gyroscope, Compass|
|Yes, Bluetooth 4.2|
|Wi-Fi||Yes, Wi-Fi Direct|
|USB Type||USB v2.0|
|USB On-the Go (OTG)||No|
|GPS||Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS|
|Yes, Turbo Charging|
|SMS||Yes (threaded view)|
|Yes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP|
|Yes, MP3, AAC+, WAV, FLAC|
|Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player|
|Yes, 3.5mm Jack|
Availability and Price of Moto G5S in India
The Moto G5S has been launched into the Indian market in Lunar Gray and Fine Gold colours, and though it will be available in retail stores across the country, its online availability is exclusive to Amazon India. The smartphone is priced at Rs. 13,999.
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