Motorola Moto E5 trio debuts with Android 8.0 Oreo and splash-resistant
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Motorola Moto E5 trio debuts with Android 8.0 Oreo and splash-resistant

Motorola officially introduced the Moto E5 line-up, consisting of the Moto E5 Plus, the main Moto E5, and the cheapest Moto E5 Play. All of them are running the stock Android 8.0 “Oreo” and has some water-repellant to protect from an accidental spill.

The most premium on the triplets, the Moto E5 Plus has a 6-inch HD+ display with 1440 x 720 resolution. Under the hood, the smartphone runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset. This is also the same chipset found on its smaller brothers – the Moto E5 and Moto E5 Play. This chipset is coupled with either 2GB or 3GB of RAM. Powering the smartphone is a huge 5,000 mAh battery which supports rapid charging feature.

To the back of the smartphone is a single-camera setup, with a 12-megapixel sensor, a f/2.0 aperture, and a LED flash. The front of the smartphone houses a 5-megapixel or 8-megapixel (U.S. model) camera with a f/2.0 aperture.

The standard Moto E5 has a smaller 5.7-inch HD+ IPS LCD display with 1440 x 720 resolution. It has 2GB RAM and 16GB of onboard storage. The device also gets rid of the single-camera setup and replaces it with a 13-megapixel with a f/2.0 aperture. The front has 5-megapixel camera with a f/2.2 aperture. The battery capacity packs a non-removable 4,000 mAh.

Motorola Moto E5 trio debuts with Android 8.0 Oreo and splash-resistant

Lastly, the Moto E5 Play that packs less powerful specs and the most affordable. The display is a 5.2-inch 720p resolution. Same as the Moto E5, it has 16GB of expandable storage and 2GB RAM. Camera-wise, the phone has an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera and a 5-megapixel front camera with an LED flash. It has a 2,800 mAh removable battery and supports fast charging too.

Motorola Moto E5 Plus key specs:

Display6.0-inch HD+ IPS screen, 1440 x 720 pixels, 268 ppi
Splash resistant
CPU1.4Ghz 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 octa-core chipset
RAM2GB / 3GB
GPUAdreno 308
SIMDual-SIM, Dual standby
Storage16GB / 32GB
Storage expansionExpandable up to 256GB via microSD card
Rear camera12-megapixel with f/2.0 aperture, laser & phase detection auto-focus and LED flash
Front camera5-megapixel, f/2.0 aperture
8-megapixel, f/2.2 aperture – USA only
Video recording1080p (30 fps)
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 “Oreo”
SecurityFingerprint scanner
ConnectivityWiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n – USA only
Bluetooth 4.2
GPS, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
GSM, HSPA+, 4G+ LTE (Category 6)
FM Radio
microUSB 2.0 connector
Dimensions160.9 x 75.3 x 9.4 mm
Weight197 grams
Battery5,000 mAh non-removable capacity, fast charging support
ColorFine Gold, Flash Gray, Black and Mineral Blue
Price€170 (~P10,820) – 32GB

Motorola Moto E5 key specs:

Display5.7-inch HD+ IPS screen, 1440 x 720 pixels, 282 ppi
Splash resistant
CPU1.4Ghz 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 octa-core chipset
RAM2GB
GPUAdreno 308
SIMDual-SIM, Dual standby
Storage16GB
Storage expansionExpandable up to 256GB via microSD card
Rear camera13-megapixel with f/2.0 aperture, phase detection auto-focus and LED flash
Front camera5-megapixel, f/2.2 aperture with LED flash
Video recording1080p (30 fps)
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 “Oreo”
SecurityFingerprint scanner
ConnectivityWiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.2
GPS, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
GSM, HSPA+, 4G+ LTE (Category 4)
FM Radio
microUSB 2.0 connector
Dimensions154.4 x 72.2 x 9.0 mm
Weight174 grams
Battery4,000 mAh non-removable capacity, fast charging support
ColorFine Gold and Flash Gray
Price€150 (~P10,820)

Motorola Moto E5 Play key specs:

Display5.2-inch HD IPS screen, 1280 x 720 pixels, 282 ppi
Splash resistant
CPU1.4Ghz 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 octa-core chipset
RAM2GB
GPUAdreno 308
SIMDual-SIM, Dual standby
Storage16GB
Storage expansionExpandable up to 256GB via microSD card
Rear camera8-megapixel with f/2.0 aperture, auto-focus and LED flash
Front camera5-megapixel, f/2.2 aperture with LED flash
Video recording1080p (30 fps)
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 “Oreo”
SecurityFingerprint scanner
ConnectivityWiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.2
GPS, with A-GPS, GLONASS
GSM, HSPA+, 4G+ LTE (Category 4)
FM Radio
microUSB 2.0 connector
Dimensions151 x 74 x 9.0 mm
Weight150 grams
Battery2,800 mAh removable capacity, fast charging support2
ColorDark Lake, Black and Flash Gray
Price

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