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Moto E5, E5 Plus India launch highlights: Specifications, features, price

Motorola will be unveiling Moto E5 Plus smartphone in India today. Here are the live updates from the launch event.

By Marcia Sekhose | Jul 10, 2018 15:50 IST
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Lenovo-owned Motorola on Tuesday launched two new Moto E series smartphones in India. Moto E5 Plus and Moto E5 budget smartphones are priced at Rs 11,999 and Rs 9,999 respectively. Both smartphones were first unveiled this April.

Moto E5 Plus will be available exclusively via Amazon India starting tonight at 12:00am. Moto E5, on the other hand will be available at Moto Hub. Motorola has a few launch offers on Amazon like flat Rs 800 discount for SBI card holders, no cost EMIs, 130GB of Reliance Jio data, and more. Moto E5 is also up for grabs with Jio’s additional data offer.

Moto E5 Plus and E5 are the first smartphones in the series to feature Moto Display. The smartphones also come with Moto Actions.

Moto E5 Plus, E5 specifications

Moto E5 Plus features a 6-inch HD+ Max Vision display with 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood of the smartphone runs Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 430 processor paired with 3GB of RAM. For photography, Moto E5 Plus sports a 12-megapixel rear camera with laser autofocus. The rear camera can also be used to scan QR codes, barcodes and business cards.

Up front, there’s a 5-megapixel wide-angle lens and selfie flash. The front and rear cameras on Moto E5 Plus will have professional modes.

Moto E5 has a smaller 5.7-inch HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio. It is fuelled by a 4,000mAh battery along with a 10W rapid charger. The smartphone features a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel selfie camera.

Here are the highlights from Moto E5 Plus and Moto E5 launch event.

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Moto E5, E5 Plus price

Moto E5 is priced at Rs 9,999, while Moto E5 Plus will retail at 11,999. Moto E5 Plus will be available exclusively via Amazon starting tonight at 12:00 midnight. Moto E5 will be available exclusively on Moto Hub.

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Moto E5 specifications

Moto E5 features a rugged design with a 5.7-inch HD+ display and18:9 aspect ratio. It also comes with a 10W rapid charger and a 4,000mAh battery. It features a 13-megapixel rear camera.

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Moto E5 Plus comes with a triple slot with a microSD card slot for storage expansion up to 128GB.

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Moto E5 Plus will come with Moto Actions like swipe to shrink, night display, and attentive display.

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Moto E5 Plus camera

Moto E5 Plus sports a 12-megapixel rear camera with laser autofocus. You can also scan QR codes, barcodes and business cards. Up front, it has a 5-megapixel wide-angle lens and selfie flash. Both front and rear cameras will have professional modes.

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Moto E5 Plus is powered by a Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor with 3GB of RAM.

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Moto E5 Plus is equipped to handle accidental drops.

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Moto E5 Plus design

In terms of design, Moto E5 Plus features 3D polymer glass with a reflective wave pattern and an arched back. The camera setup is similar to the Moto X series.

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Moto E5 Plus specifications

Moto E5 Plus features a 6-inch HD+ Max Vision display with 18:9 aspect ratio. Moto E series smartphones will come with Moto Display.

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18 hours of video playback, 200+ hours of music playback and 20 hours of internet surfing on the Moto E5.

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Abhishek Kumar, Product Manager, Motorola India talks about the new Moto E series smartphones.

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Moto E5 and Moto E5 Plus

Motorola unveils Moto E5 and Moto E5 Plus smartphones in India

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96% of watch time on Hotstar is on videos longer than 20 minutes.

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Rachna Lather, Head of Marketing, Motorola India takes the stage to talk about data consumption in India.