Motorola reveals Moto G 5G with Snapdragon 750G coming to Europe at 300 Euros
Motorola has announced another 5G-enabled addition to its popular budget G Series. The Moto G 5G is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SoC, unveiled in September, and sits alongside the big-batteried Moto G9 Power, also revealed today, and previously announced Moto G 5G Plus (known as the Motorola One 5G in the US). Running Android 10 out-of-the-box, the Moto G 5G offers a 6.7-inch FHD+ IPS LCD screen with HDR10.
There are two variants — each boasting 4GB RAM and 64GB storage, available in Volcanic Gray and Frosted silver. That storage can be bolstered by a microSD card of up to 1TB, but that will occupy the second-SIM slot. Battery life isn’t quite on par with the 6000mAh G9 Power, but at 5000mAh, it should still be high on stamina, and 20w TurboPower charging should ensure you’re never caught short. The triple-array camera has a 48MP main lens, with 8MP for ultrawide and 2MP macro — plus there is an LED flash and 4K video capture. Round the front, there’s a 16MP FHD HDR selfie camera.
Connectivity, on the Moto G 5G, in addition to the eponymous 5G cellular, includes 802.11ac WiFi, Bluetooth 5.1, and dual-band A-GPS. There’s also an FM Radio, NFC, and a USB-C gen 2 connector for charging and accessories. There is a 3.5mm headphone jack and breaking with recent conventions, a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. The whole lot comes in an IP52-rated shell, which should protect it from the worst of the elements.
To be completely clear, this is a separate phone from the Moto G 5G Plus and the Moto G5 series and illustrates further that Motorola really needs to sort out its naming conventions. The Moto G 5G will launch in Europe imminently starting at €300 (~$355), according to Motorola’s press release. A product page for the device has appeared on Motorola’s German website already, though it isn’t actually on sale as of yet. It will also roll out in Latin America, the Middle East, and Asia in the coming weeks.
|Specification||Motorola Moto G 5G|
|Dimensions & Weight||166.1 x 76.1 x 9.9mm / 212g|
|SoC||Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G|
|RAM & Storage||4GB/64GB|
|Battery & Charging||5000mAh / 20w fast charging|
|Security||rear-mounted fingerprint sensor|
|Rear Camera(s)||48MP / 8MP ultrawide / 2MP macro|
|Port(s)||USB-C / 3.5mm headphone jack|
|Audio||Downward firing speaker|
|Connectivity||Wifi 802.11ac / Bluetooth 5.1 / NFC / A-GPS|