Motorola to launch Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus in India on 29th August

Motorola’s ever growing line-up of mid-range budget phones has significantly expanded this year. With the launch of the Moto C/ C Plus, E4/E4 Plus and the G5/G5 Plus models. Continuing that trend, Motorola has now decided to go further and have introduced two new Special Editions Exclusive devices to the G-series. These are the Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus.

And now, Motorola has set the unveiling date as 29th of August at 12 PM IST. While the device will be Amazon Exclusive for now, in a couple of few weeks, you may also find it in Motorola’s newest Moto-Hubs shops in and around you.

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Moreover, the premium variant Moto G5S Plus comes with the same battery efficient SoC from Qualcomm that’s the Snapdragon 625 Octa-Core chipset; which doesn’t like to sip much battery as the G5S Plus comes with a decent 3000mAh pack with Motorola’s Turbo Charging support.

The Memory department we have the 4GB RAM and 64GB expandable storage; with a dedicated SD-card slot and two proper sim-slots. On the Rear the G5S Plus has is its Dual-Camera setup. With two 13 mega pixels shooters one RGB and another one Monochrome sensor, coupled with Dual-Tone LED flash. Speaking of the front snapper there’s an eight mega pixel, f/2.0 wide angle camera with selfie LED flash.

Furthermore, the design is all metal uni-body and not even as a single piece of plastic is present this time around. Finger print sensor is mounted on the front, along with the massive 5.5-inch 1080×1920 pixels IPS LCD.

The device is expected to retail under Rs.20,000 in Índia, which equates to $312 in US and €299.99 in Europe, according to a reliable tipster. According to a Weibo report, Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 entry may disturb the Indian smartphone market so every other manufacturer is trying to capture some share with launching their latest smartphones in India.

Akshay Mhatre is a Tech Journalist who likes to keep up with the latest from the tech world. He has worked at many popular news portals like BGR and TechRadar before joining TheLeaker as a News writer and journalist. A writer by day and a VFX artist by night. In his free time, he also likes to make motion graphics and concept art. You can find him on Instagram @akshayrazr_95 and contact him on akshaymhatre[@]theleaker.com

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