The Moto G5 is now available for purchase in Europe, and the first country to have the device hit shelves is the Netherlands. The device from Lenovo is now available from three Dutch retailers, namely Belsimpel, Mobiel and GSMwijzer, and it will cost €199 ($212). The Moto G5 will be available for purchase soon in other countries in the continent, as the device is still only available for pre-order at the moment.
As for the larger sibling with slightly better specs, which is the Moto G5 Plus, it is currently available for pre-order across Europe and general availability is expected to be in early April. The Moto G5 Plus will be priced at €279 ($297) when it is available for purchase. Both Moto devices were launched by Lenovo at MWC just over a week back, and the two devices pack rather contrasting specs. The smaller Moto G5 comes with a 5.0-inch display and is fueled a Snapdragon 430 processor clocked at 1.3GHz coupled with an Adreno 505 GPU to handle graphics. Memory wise, it packs 2GB of RAM and 16GB /32GB of internal storage which is expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card. For optics, the device sports a 13-megapixel camera on its rear, assisted by a LED flash. Selfies are handled by a 5-megapixel camera located on the front of the device. This dual-SIM device packs a 2,800mAh battery which supports fast charging.
The Moto G5 Plus on the other hand, sports a 5.2-inch display and it is fueled by a Snapdragon 625 processor clocked at 2.0GHz while graphics are handled by an Adreno 506 GPU. Memory wise, it packs 2GB / 4GB of RAM along with 32GB / 64GB of internal storage with the option to expand it up to 128GB via a microSD card. Optics are handled by a 12-megapixel camera on its rear along with a dual-LED flash. On the front sits a 5-megapixel camera for selfie taking. It is also a dual-SIM device and packs a 3,000mAh battery along with a fingerprint scanner on its front. The Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus comes with Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. The two devices from Lenovo are also expected to be made available in the US and in India soon.