Motorola has made official two new mid-range smartphones in its G-series. The new mid-rangers- the Moto G5S and the Moto G5S Plus went official with an incremental upgrade over the Moto G5 and the Moto G5 Plus that the company debuted at the MWC back in February, bringing more capable cameras and a few other minor upgrades. The new Moto G5S carry the legacy ahead in a similar manner.
The Moto G5S features a 5.2-inch Full HD screen. The smartphone is powered by an octa-core CPU Snapdragon 430 processor just like its predecessor. There is 3 GB of RAM and 32 of GB storage in a hybrid microSD slot with expandable storage up to 128 GB. The OS is Android 7.1 Nougat, and the smartphone is powered by a 3,000 mAh battery – slightly larger than the 2,800 mAh juice pack of the G5.
Another improvement is the 16-megapixel camera sensor on the back, which however retains the f/2.0 aperture along with a single LED flash. Video recording is still limited to Full HD resolution. The 5-megapixel wide-angle selfie camera features an aperture boost and now site behind an f/2.0 lens. There is also an LED flash now for better selfies in the dark.
The phone comes in Lunar Grey and Fine Gold color variantsand will be priced at €249.
Moto G5S Plus
Motorola Moto G5S Plus on the other hand features a bigger 5.5-inch Full HD screen. There is an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset clocked at 2.0 GHz. The G5S Plus also houses a 3,000 mAh just like the smaller sibling.
The Moto G5S Plus has a dual camera setup at the back with two 13-megapixel sensors placed horizontally offering an aperture of f/2.0. That allows to capture improved photos along with new features like portrait mode. The G5S Plus can shoot a higher 4K videos. Selfie camera has been upgraded 8-megapixel sensor with a brighter f/2.2 lens.
The latest Moto G5S Plus also comes in Lunar Grey and Fine Gold and will cost you €299.99. The shipping with start on August 18, and the smartphone is already up for pre-order on Amazon.it.