Motorola G5 Play Specifications, Price and Expected Release Date

With the expected price tag placed on it, the Motorola G5 Play can be classified as an above average phone. Just like all Motorola devices, it is sure coming with cutting-edge features that you will surely love. Earlier today, i gave an overview of all you need to know about the Motorola Droid Maxx 2. Let us get to the business for the moment as i unleash the expected Motorola G5 Play specifications, price and the anticipated released date.

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Motorola G5 Play Specifications, Price and Launch Date

Motorola G5 Play Features

With a specification score of 65, the Motorola G5 Play comes loaded with Android 7.0 Nougat operating system out-of-the-box. It has an octa-core processor running at 2GHz and a 5inch display screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Other features of its display includes Full HD IPS Display and sensors like Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Gyroscope and Fingerprint identity sensor.


The Motorola G5 Play also comes with a pleasant battery because it is been powered by a 3000mAh capacity battery. It is coming with a 5MP front camera for taking selfies, and a 13MP rear camera with digital zoom, video recording and video resolution of 1920×1080 @30 FPS. It is also a dual SIM phone having 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage (expandable up to 128GB via microUSD). The Motorola G5 Play has multiple connectivity options like 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, OTG and GPS. The model comes in 2 colour variants; white and black, and it is expected to hit the Indian market sometime in May.

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Motorola G5 Play Specifications

General Specifications

Launch Date:           20 May, 2017 (Expected)

  • Price: Rs. 9,999 (Expected)
  • Brand:           Motorola
  • Model:            Moto G5 Play
  • Colour:          White, Black
  • Form Factor:   Bar
  • Category:      Smartphone
  • Dual Sim:      Yes
  • Hybrid Sim:  No
  • Sim Card:      Dual Micro Sim
  • Waterproof:  No
  • Fingerprint Scanner:         Yes
  • Network:       LTE + LTE
  • Operating System: Android V7.0 (Nougat)
  • Metal Body:  No

Processor & RAM

  • Processor:   2 GHz Octa Core 64-bit
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
  • RAM:  2 GB
  • GPU:  Adreno 506


  • Internal Storage:     16 GB
  • Expandable Storage:        Up To 128 GB
  • Card Slot:     Micro Sd Card


  • Size:   5 Inches (Medium)
  • Screen:          Full HD IPS Display
  • Screen Protection: Gorilla Glass
  • Sensors:       Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Gyroscope, Fingerprint Identity Sensor
  • Resolution:  1080 x 1920 Pixels, Full HD
  • Pixel Density:          441 ppi
  • Colours         : 16M
  • Keyboard:    Touch
  • Stylus:           No
  • Other Input Features:        Multi-Touch


  • Rear Camera:          13 MP
  • Front Camera:         5 MP
  • Rear Flash:   Dual Tone LED Flash
  • Rear Camera Features:     Geo Tagging, Slow Motion
  • Rear Auto Focus:   Phase Detection Autofocus
  • Video Recording:   1920×1080 @30 FPS, Full HD
  • Zoom:            Digital Zoom


  • Battery Capacity:    3000 mAh
  • Battery Type:           Li-Ion, Non Removable
  • Wireless Charging:            No
  • Quick Charging:  Yes

Calling & Messaging

  • Phone Book:  Unlimited
  • SMS:  Yes
  • MMS:  Yes
  • Instant Messaging:    Yes
  • Email: Yes


  • GPRS:            Yes
  • 2G:      GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G:  HSDPA 2100 MHz / HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
  • 4G:      LTE / LTE
  • VoLTE:          Yes
  • WiFi:   Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth:    V4.0
  • GPS:   GPS/ A-GPS
  • NFC Support:          No
  • USB Port:     Micro USB V2.0
  • Edge: Yes
  • HDMI: No
  • Miracast:       Yes
  • USB OTG:     Yes
  • USB Type-C:            No


  • Radio:            Yes
  • Headset:       Yes
  • Audio Format:         WAV, MP3
  • Video Format:          3GP, DivX, MP4
  • Speaker: Front-ported Loudspeaker

Additional Information

  • Items in the Box:  Handset, Battery, Charger, Data Cable, Headset And User Guide

Motorola G5 Play Release Date

The Motorola G5 Play is expected to be released on the 20th of May 2017, which is less than 8 weeks from today.

Motorola G5 Play Price

As usual, the price of the Motorola G5 Play for various countries will be updated on this page after the release date, for now, the expected price in India is INR 9,999.


    1. Marie July 21, 2019

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