Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus announced; G5S Plus features dual rear cameras and bigger display

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Motorola launched the Moto G5 and G5 Plus smartphones at MWC 2017 event in February this year with mid-range specifications. Motorola has just announced the two new variants of the Moto G5 and Moto G5s Plus smartphones with names Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus with improved specifications. Out of these two new phones the bigger Moto G5S Plus features a dual rear camera setup and is the second Motorola device to feature the dual camera on rear side after Moto Z2 Force. Both phones comes with a full metal unibody design and has a fingerprint sensor on the front physical home button just like the old Moto G5 and G5 Plus smartphones.

Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus
Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus

As for the pricing of these new devices, the Moto G5S is priced at 249 Euros (around $294) and the Moto G5S Plus is priced at 299 Euros (around $353). The Moto G5S comes with Lunar Gray and Fine Gold color options while the Moto G5S Plus comes with Lunar Gray and Blush Gold color options. These phones will be available for sale in a number of regions globally starting this month and will also be available in the US this fall. Both the phones comes with Micro USB ports but no Type-C ports and the bigger Moto G5S Plus comes with new Nigh Display and Quick Reply features as well.

Moto G5S
Moto G5S

The Moto G5S features a 5.2-inch Full HD display with Corning Gorilla glass 3 protection and 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution and is powered by the 1.4GHz octa-core 64-bit Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937) processor with Adreno 505 GPU. It comes with 3GB of RAM wit 32GB of internal storage capacity that is also expandable up to 128GB with microSD card slot. It runs on the Android 7.1 (Nougat) OS out of the box and supports Single and Dual SIMs.

It features a 16-megapixel single rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, PDAF, f/2.0 aperture, 1080p video recording and has a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with flash and f/2.0 aperture. It comes with a 3000mAh battery with Turbo Charging and connectivity options available are 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 LE and GPS. It comes with water repellent nano-coating and has a bottom-ported loudspeaker. A fingerprint sensor is available on the front physical home button. It measures 150×73.5×8.2mm and weights 157 grams.

Moto G5S Plus
Moto G5S Plus

The bigger Moto G5s Plus features a 5.5-inch Full HD display with Corning Gorilla glass 3 protection and 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution and is powered by the 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 processor with Adreno 506 GPU. It comes with 3GB of RAM with 32GB internal storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage capacity with both supporting expandable storage up to 128GB with microSD card slot. It runs on the Android 7.1 (Nougat) OS out of the box and supports Single and Dual SIMs.

It comes with a dual rear camera with 13-megapixel (RGB) + 13-megapxiel (monochrome) dual rear cameras with dual-tone LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, 4K video recording along with an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with flash and f/2.0 aperture. A 3000mAh battery with Turbo Charging is available and connectivity options available are 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 LE and GPS. It comes with water repellent nano-coating and has a bottom-ported loudspeaker. A fingerprint sensor is available on the front physical home button. It measures 153.5×76.2x8mm and weights 168 grams.