Moto G5 Specs & Price

Moto G5
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Moto G5 is the latest budget Android phone from Lenovo. Launched at the Mobile World Congress 2017, the smartphone offer a new more compact metal design. Moto G5 features a 5.0-inch display as well as a 13MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera.

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Moto G5 Key Specs & Features

  • 5.0-inch IPS Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (441ppi)
  • 1.4GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 CPU with 2GB/3GB RAM
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat), Stock Android
  • 16GB, 32GB Storage, up to 256GB memory card
  • 13MP Rear Camera and 5MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE Data
  • Fingerprint Sensor (Front)
  • 2800 mAh Removable Battery with Fast Charging

Moto G5

Display and Camera

The Motorola Moto G5 offers a smaller screen compared to its predecessor, the Moto G4. This time around, you are getting a 5.0-inch IPS display. The resolution is still the same at 1080 x 1920 pixels, which should result in a more brilliant view.

Moto G5 has a 13 megapixels rear camera and a 5 megapixels front facing camera. The rear camera features an LED flash with phase detection autofocus, auto-HDR, and Panorama.

Hardware and Software

Moto G5 runs Android 7.0 (Nougat) on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 with 2GB or 3GB RAM. You can also choose between 16GB or 32GB built-in storage. Moto G5 features a memory card slot that supports up to 256GB.

The Android phone sports a front facing fingerprint sensor, which is located on the home button below the screen. Moto G5 supports Bluetooth 4.2, dual-band Wi-Fi, microUSB 2.0, and 4G LTE. The Moto G5 supports all LTE networks in Nigeria including MTN, Glo, NTel, InterC, Smile, and Etisalat. You will also be able to connect to Safaricom in Kenya and MTN in Ghana.

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Pricing and availability

Moto G5 is not yet available in Nigeria, Ghana, or Kenya. It is expected to begin its global launch in March starting at a price of £169. We currently have no data on pricing and availability for Nigeria, Ghana, or Kenya. When available, Moto G5 Price in Nigeria is expected to range from 72,500 Naira to 120,000 Naira at launch.

Moto G5 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Moto G5:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 7.0 (Nougat), Stock Android
  • Processor: 1.4GHz octa-core Processor (Qualcomm Snapdragon 430)
  • GPU: Adreno 505
  • Memory: 2GB RAM or 3GB RAM
  • Colours: Fine Gold, Lunar Grey
  • Dimension: 144.3 x 73 x 9.5 mm
  • Weight: 145 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
  • SIM Count: Single SIM or Dual-SIM


  • Display: 5.0-inch IPS Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (441ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Yes, Corning Gorilla Glass 3


  • Rear Camera: 13MP Camera, 1080p HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: LED Flash, Auto-HDR, PDAF Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama
  • Front Camera: 5 MP Camera


  • Built-in Storage: 16GB or 32GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB Storage
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100MHz
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 19(800), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes, up to 48kbps
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes, up to 21Mbps
  • HSPA+: Yes, up to 42Mbps
  • CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Dual-Band, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.2 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: IMAP4, POP3, SMTP


  • Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
  • Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps: Yes, Google Maps

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Front)
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes (Google Assistant)
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes (with dedicated mic)
  • Built-in Mobile Payment:
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: No (download at store)


  • Battery: 2800 mAh Battery (Removable)
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging: Yes
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Moto G5 Specs & Price was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: July 26th, 2019
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