Motorola Unleashes the Moto G5S Plus in Malaysia
Motorola is no stranger to smartphones around the world. Having recently been acquired from Google by Lenovo, the company has begun to think and work differently and is currently working its way to become one of the most prominent smartphone manufacturers.
The company has in the past year released some of its most compelling devices to date with the Moto Z2 Play and the Moto G5. It looks like Motorola is going to wrap up this year with a bang; expanding it’s lineup with 2 more devices with compelling price points.
The Motorola Moto G5S Plus is the next iteration of the widely successful Moto G series which had it’s first iterations when the company was still owned by Google. That said, the philosophy behind the Moto G continues with the newly announced Moto G5S Plus: compelling specifications at an affordable price.
The new Moto G5S Plus comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor clocked at 2.0GHz. The Octacore processor is paired with the 650MHz Adreno 506 graphics processor. These are paired with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of onboard storage. The onboard storage can be supplemented by an additional 128GB through microSD card. This can be used as a unified storage unit through adoptable storage.
In the display area, the Motorola Moto G5S Plus comes with a 5.5-inch Full HD 1080p IPS LCD display. The display has a pixel density of 401 pixels per inch (ppi).
On the camera front, the Moto G5S Plus is one of the first Motorola devices available in the market with a dual camera sensor setup. It comes with a dual 13-megapixel sensors: an RGB sensor and a monochrome. The sensors have an f/2.0 aperture and have up to 8x digital zoom. It’s also capable of 4K UltraHD video recording at 30fps. The front facing selfie camera is an 8-Megapixel wide angle sensor with an f/2.0 aperture and and also an LED flash.
The smart phone is powered by a sizeable 3000mAh battery which is claimed to have 24 hours battery life with mixed usage. It dual nano SIM card support and still sports the 3.5mm headphone jack. Also, onboard is Bluetooth 4.2 and WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n and a fingerprint sensor.
The Motorola G5S Plus will be available at Motorola authorised retailers and the official Motorola store on Lazada for RM999 (USD$235.61). Purchases of the Moto G5S Plus through LAZADA Malaysia between the 6th and 11th of November 2017 will entitled to redeem special freebies worth RM587. The device is available in lunar grey or blush gold.
Also published on Medium.