OnePlus Nord kicked off the reasonably priced 5G smartphone trend in India earlier this year. Not many phone makers have followed in its footsteps. Motorola now desires a piece of the pie and has launched the Moto G 5G in India today. It was first unveiled in Europe earlier in November. Moto G 5G is now the ‘most affordable 5G smartphone’ available in India.
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Moto G 5G: Specifications
Let’s start off with the highlight of this smartphone. Moto G 5G is powered by the Snapdragon 750G chipset, which can also be found aboard the Mi 10T Lite in Europe. It might be viewed as a younger sibling to the Snapdragon 765G which powers the OnePlus Nord.
The chipset here is coupled with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of built-in storage, which is expandable up to 1TB through a microSD card. Moto G 5G runs stock Android 10 with some Moto customizations on top. You will also discover a huge 5,000mAh battery with 20W TurboPower charging support onboard. Moto 5 5G additionally features a 3.5mm headphone jack, a USB Type-C port, WiFi 802.11ac, and Bluetooth 5.1 support.
Moto G 5G includes a 6.7-inch Full-HD+ LCD panel with a normal 60Hz refresh rate (slightly disappointing in 2020), 20:9 aspect ratio, 2400 x 1080-pixels resolution, and HDR10 support. You even have a centered punch-hole cutout, which packs a 16MP (f/2.2) selfie snapper, on the front.
Turning our attention to the rear, the square camera module is led by a 48MP (f/1.7) main sensor. It is coupled with a 2MP depth sensor and a 2MP macro camera. it is a minor downgrade over the global variant, which incorporates an 8MP ultra-wide lens instead for the depth camera. There’s an LED flash present within the square module, well, for symmetry. You even have a fingerprint sensor baked into the Moto logo on the rear.
Price and Availability
Moto G 5G has been priced at Rs. 20,999 for the single 6GB+128GB variant in India. It shall be out there in two color variants, particularly Frosted Silver and Volcanic Gray, and go on sale ranging from 7th December. You can avail Rs. 1000 instant discount on HDFC Bank cards, making the price drop to Rs. 19,999 in India. This is a few really aggressive pricing from Motorola.