After the flagship smartphone Motorola Edge 40 Pro, the manufacturer starts with another model that is, however, in the mid-range. The Motorola Moto G 5G (Gen 2) scores with a 120 Hz display at a fair price.
The Motorola Moto G 5G (Gen 2) in detail
The manufacturer relies on a 6.5-inch display with a screen diagonal of 120 Hz for Motorola’s Moto G 5G (Gen 2). However, it only has a resolution of HD+ with 1,600 x 720 pixels and is only available as an LC display.
Overall, the smartphone measures 163.95 mm x 85.98 mm x 8.39 mm and weighs 189 grams. Otherwise, the rest of the equipment is quite spartan. It is powered by the Snapdragon 480+ 5G CPU with eight cores, which is supported by 4 GB of working memory.
The internal storage has 128 GB, but can be expanded by up to 1 terabyte via microSD card. The battery capacity of 5,000 mAh is impressive. Charging is done via USB-C with a maximum of 15 watts. The manufacturer also promises a battery runtime of up to two days.
In terms of cameras, Motorola’s Moto G 5G (Gen 2) relies on a 48 MP main camera with an aperture of f/1.7, which is supported by a 2 MP macro camera. The front camera resolves with 8 megapixels, videos are possible in 1080p at most.
The smartphone comes with Android 13 and also offers a 3.5 mm jack and Bluetooth 5.1. Unfortunately, the Edge 5G does not support NFC. In return, there is an additional fingerprint sensor, while unlocking is also possible via facial recognition.
Price and availability
The Motorola Moto G 5G (Gen 2) will first be released in the US and Canada and has a recommended retail price of $249.99. If and when the smartphone will also come to Europe is currently still unclear. Additional details can be found on the official product website.