Moto E5 Play (Android Go) Edition with 5.34-inch Display Announced for Europe and Latin America

Moto E5 Play (Android Go) Edition with 5.34-inch Display Announced for Europe and Latin America

Moto E5 Play (Android Go) Edition with 5.34-inch Display Announced for Europe and Latin America

by July 16, 2018

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Lenovo-owned Motorola announced the new Moto G-series along with the E-series in April 2018. In the entry-level E series included- Moto E5, Moto E5 Plus and Moto E5 Play. Motorola launched Moto E5 and E5 Plus smartphones in India last week. The Moto E5 Play has been an US exclusive handset so far, but now the company is launching this device in the European and Latin American countries with Android Oreo (Go Edition) operating system which is a modified Android version for devices with low storage options. Thus, the E5 Plus will come with fewer pre-installed apps and will consist of apps that are low on storage.

Moto E5 Play (Android Go) Price:

The trimmed down Moto E5 Play Android Go Edition will be available starting this month in different countries across Europe and Latin America starting at EUR 109 which is roughly Rs. 8,700. There is no word yet on the availability of the device in India. There are three color options available for the buyers- Black, Dark Lake and Flash Gray colors

Moto E5 Play (Android Go) Specifications:

The Moto E5 Play Android Go edition sports a larger 5.34-inch FWVGA+ Max Vision display with 480 x 854 pixels resolution and an 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the phone is backed by a Snapdragon 425 chipset paired with 1GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt storage which can be extended further up to 128GB via microSD card. Notably, the Moto E5 Play regular variant features 2GB of RAM. As mentioned earlier it runs Android Go edition of Android 8.1 Oreo operating system. It comes certain pre-installed with Go apps like Google Go, YouTube Go, Gmail Go and Maps Go. The rear camera is 8MP and front camera is 5MP. Both the cameras come with LED flash. The battery capacity has been trimmed down to 2,100mAh from the 2,800mAh as found in E5 Play regular variant.

  • 5.34-inch FWVGA+ Max Vision display
  • Snapdragon 425 chipset
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 16GB onboard storage (128GB expandable)
  • Android Go edition of Android 8.1 Oreo OS
  • 8MP rear camera with LED flash
  • 5MP selfie camera with LED flash
  • 2,100mAh battery capacity

For connectivity purpose, the phone features 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, a micro USB port and a 3.5 mm jack.