Moto G5 Plus Launch in India – Price, Tech Specs & Availability

Lenovo-owned Motorola has launched two new variants of the next-gen Moto G in India. We have all the details including the price, tech specs, and availability of the much awaited Moto G5 Plus devices.

The 5th generation Moto G devices have a refreshing new look that Motorola promises will make heads turn. The devices come with a sleek aluminum design with plastic, glass, and metal giving it an overall stunning look.

Both the Moto G5 Plus devices come with exclusive Motorola features such as Moto Display, Actions, Twist Gesture, and One Button Nav. Both the devices will compete with the best selling smartphone of 2017 the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4.

Moto G5 India Price and Availability

?Moto G5 Plus devices will be available exclusively on Flipkart starting midnight tonight at Rs. 14,999 and Rs. 16,999 respectively. It will be available in Lunar Grey and Fine Gold colors.

Exclusive Flipkart Launch Day Offers

Flipkart is offering some exclusive launch day benefits for users who buy the Moto G5 Plus. Buyers using an SBI Bank Credit or Debit Card can get up to 10% discount while those using the Axis Bank Buzz Credit Card can avail an extra 5% discount.

Exchange of any old smartphone can fetch an additional Rs.1500 while EMIs can be availed from prices as low as Rs. 728/Rs.825 per month.

Flipkart has also announced a BuyBack Guarantee scheme for the smartphone. Under this scheme, users who wish to exchange the Moto G5 Plus for any other smartphone are guaranteed a fixed exchange price of Rs. 7,000. So if a user decides to exchange the Moto G5 Plus for another smartphone costing Rs. 30,000, he will only have to pay Rs. 23000 for that new smartphone. This BuyBack Guarantee is valid only up to 8 months from purchase.

However, there is one more caveat. The Moto G5 Plus will have to be in good condition at the time of exchange. That includes the original box, charger, and accessories, all in working condition as well.

Now lets take a look at the tech specs of the Moto G5 Plus.

Moto G5 Plus – Tech Specs

Moto G5 Plus (3GB RAM)

Moto G5 Plus (4GB RAM)

Moto G5
Moto G5 Plus

Display

Display

Moto G5 Plus (3GB RAM)

Moto G5 Plus (4GB RAM)

Screen Size

5.2 inches

5.2 inches

Resolution

1080x1920 pixels

1080x1920 pixels

Hardware

Hardware

Moto G5 Plus (3GB RAM)

Moto G5 Plus (4GB RAM)

Processor

2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625

2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625

RAM

3GB

4GB

Internal storage

16GB

32GB

Expandable storage

microSD/ Up To 128GB

microSD/ Up To 128GB

Camera

Camera

Moto G5 Plus (3GB RAM)

Moto G5 Plus (4GB RAM)

Rear Camera

12MP

12MP

Front Camera

5MP

5MP

Flash

Available

Available

Software

One of the highlights of the Moto G5 is that both devices will feature the smart AI based digital assistant, Google Assistant, which was limited only to Google Pixel smartphones. Google's smart assistant has improved in leaps and bounds and is becoming an increasingly good competitor to Siri. However, Google Assistant will only come as a feature update at a later time.

Software

Moto G5 Plus (3GB RAM)

Moto G5 Plus (4GB RAM)

OS

Android 7.0 Nougat

Android 7.0 Nougat

Skin

None

None

Battery Capacity

Battery

Moto G5 Plus (3GB RAM)

Moto G5 Plus (4GB RAM)

Battery capacity

3000 mAh

3000 mAh

Removable Battery

No

No

Quick Charging

Yes

Yes

Other Specs

Other Specs

Moto G5 Plus (3GB RAM)

Moto G5 Plus (4GB RAM)

Colors

Fine Gold, Lunar Grey

Fine Gold, Lunar Grey

Price

Rs.14,999

Rs. 16,999

Buy

Moto G5 Plus (3GB RAM)
Moto G5
  • 3 GB RAM | 16 GB ROM | Expandable Upto 128 GB
  • 5.2 inch Full HD Display
  • 12 MP Primary Camera | 5 MP Front
  • 3000 mAh Li-Polymer Battery
  • MSM8953 Octa Core 2 GHz
Moto G5 Plus (4GB RAM)
Moto G5 Plus
  • 4 GB RAM | 32 GB ROM | Expandable Upto 128 GB
  • 5.2 inch Full HD Display
  • 12MP Primary Camera | 5 MP Front
  • 3000 mAh Battery
  • MSM8953 Octa Core 2 GHz

With the Moto G5 Plus, the company is aiming to offer a premium device while keeping the price as low as possible. Whether they have managed to do that successfully, only time will tell.

Are you planning on buying the new Moto? Let us know in the comments section.

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Adeline is a tech enthusiast who loves exploring the latest tools and applications in the marketplace. She also loves her Android and spends time reviewing apps and playing games when she has the time.

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