The Moto G5 and the Moto G5 plus by the Lenovo-owned Motorola is both reliable and affordable as the Moto G series has given us the best budget smartphones we ever used. In this article, we will discuss the difference between the new Moto G5 and the G5 plus. Have a look-
Design and Build: Both the G5 and G5 plus will comprise a diamond cut aluminum chassis and splash proof Nano coating. The G5 has a 5 inch full HD screen and the G5 plus has a larger 5.2 inch full HD screen, both having the 1920*1080pixel resolution.
Both G5 and G5 plus comes with a cutting edge fingerprint scanner integrated into the home button and a 3.5 mm jack.
Processor: Moto G5 has an octa core, 1.4 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor with Adreno 505 GPU and the G5 Plus has a faster 2 GHz Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor with Adreno 506 GPU.
RAM: The Moto G5 comes with 2 GB RAM but the Moto G5 plus can come with both in 2GB and 4GB models.
Storage: The Moto G5 has two variants of this category- the 16 GB and the 32 GB variant. The G5 plus also has two different storage variants, one with 32 GB storage and the other with 64 GB of storage.
Camera: The Moto G5 features the same 13 MP f/2.0 rear camera and 5 MP front selfie camera. The Moto G5 Plus is equipped with a 12 MP Sony IMX 260, f/1.7 camera and a 5 MP front camera.
Battery: The G5 has a 2800mAh removable battery with fast charging and the G5 Plus comes with a higher capacity 3000mAh non-removable battery. The G5 plus also features the fast charging option named TurboPower charging.
Price: The Moto G5 with 16GB storage comes £169 and the 32GB model has £179. The G5 Plus 32 GB model comes with £259.
Verdict: If budget is not a problem for you, go for the Moto G5 Plus as it has better specifications.
Once the world’s biggest mobile phone maker, Nokia is returning to the market with a bang. Finally, Nokia announced its first 2017 Android smartphone, the Nokia 6 which is only for the Chinese market. Fortuitously there will be a bunch of Nokia Android phones that will be available in other regions. At MWC 2017, Nokia is going to unveil three different Android phones- Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6. Later this year, Nokia is going to release a flagship Android phone, named most probably the Nokia P1.
The probable release date of the Nokia Android Phones: Nokia confirmed a special event on 26th February 2017. We can assume correctly that the Nokia Android smartphones are going to be announced that day. Features and specifications:
Nokia 6: This phone has been crafted from a single block of aluminum series 6000, with a 5.5-inch full-HD laminated screen. The Nokia 6 will run on the newest Android platform, the Android Nougat 7.0. It has the Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 as the processor with Adreno 505 as GPU, 4GB LPDDR3 RAM, 64 GB storage and 3000mAh battery. The primary camera is 16 MP, and the selfie camera is 8MP.Nokia 5: This phone will run on the platform of Android 7.0 Nougat. It uses the same Snapdragon 430 as its processor but with 4 GB RAM and a 12 MP camera. The display will be shorter than Nokia 6 with the just 5.2-inch display. Nokia is announcing another version of this phone and named it Nokia Heart. This model will come with just 2GB RAM, but an Adreno 505 graphics. Nokia 3: This one is the cheapest among these three. It comes with a quad-core Snapdragon 425 processor, Adreno 308 graphics, 2GB RAM, 5.2-inch screen, 16GB storage, and 5MP/13MP camera. This phone would also run Android Nougat. Nokia P1: This Android Nougat phone will come with the flagship processor Snapdragon 835, 6 GB RAM, Carl Zeiss 22.6 MP camera, 3500mAh battery, and a 5.3 inch full HD display with Gorilla Glass screen protection. Nokia has made quality phones for many years. These phones are expected to be rated as good by the critics.
Since November 2013, we have seen a bunch of low range smartphones from Motorola, all named Moto G, until last year when the new owner Lenovo announced the fourth generation Moto G, more aptly named as Moto G4 with three variants, namely Moto G4, Moto G4 plus and Moto G4 play.
A report has suggested that in future we are going to see the fifth generation of Moto G, and we hope, that it would have been named Moto G5.
The highly speculated release date: As the release dates of all the generations of Moto G always coincide with the MWC, the biggest mobile trade show of the year, we can expect this tradition to be consistent this year too.
Two dates have already gained the spotlight in mobile arena; one being 26th Feb 2017. The day has been selected by Motorola for inaugurating an event just before the day of MWC 2017 on 27th Feb 2017. Keeping that in mind, we can speculate that Moto G 5th generation would have been incubated by the authority. Features and specifications:
1. Processor: The rumour is that Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 will feature in this phone. It promises 35% lower battery usage than the previous Snapdragon 617. This budget phone also includes Adreno 506 GPU. This phone will obviously run the newest Android Nougat and possibly we’ll see the micro USB swapped with USB C.
2. Design: A source confirms a 5.5 inch full HD screen, 4GB RAM and 32GB storage, an octa-core processor based on Cortex-A 53, Micro USB and a headphone jack. We are hoping more than one variant of Moto G fifth generation as previous.
Price: The expected price range of this phone should be around £150-£170 which is a good starting price for a low range budget smartphone.
Conclusion: Speculation paves the way to excitement as we all wait in anticipation for Moto to make a mark with the G5.
Samsung is currently working on the successor of the Galaxy J5 phone that was released last year. The Galaxy J5 handset has been spotted in India and the reports reveal that the phone has entered the country for testing purposes. That time, it was found that it sports the 5.2 inch Touchscreen display. Now, we have a list of the important specifications for this handset as the courtesy of a benchmark put by someone as a prototype of the SamsungGalaxy J5 (2016) phone.
It is revealed from the information screen of GFX Bench that this smartphone will get a 12 or 13MP rear snapper with LED flash for better picture quality in dim light as well. There is a 5MP front facing camera which is capable of clicking good quality selfie images. There is an internal storage of 11GB and 2GB RAM for better performance.
This handset is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chip with 1.2 GHZ quad core Cortex A53 processor. It runs on the latest Android 5.1.1 Lollipop operating system and OpenGL ES 3.0. This handset is powered by Qualcomm Adreno 306 GPU. The information screen shows that the next generation Galaxy J5 phone from the Korean giant will get a slightly bigger screen and more RAM in comparison to its predecessor.
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