Lenovo reports that the Moto G5S and the Moto G5S Plus are available in the Benelux. The manufacturer announced the devices at the beginning of August. Lenovo later announced that the devices would also be released in the Benelux, but a release date was unknown at the time.
The S stands for Special Edition and the devices have a metal housing in one piece, a slightly higher battery capacity and better cameras compared to the regular G5 versions. Other than that, the specifications are largely the same. The Moto G5S has a 5.2″ screen with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels and uses a Snapdragon 430-soc. It has 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage space. The battery has a capacity of 3000mAh and support for fast charging. The back of the phone has a 16-megapixel camera with phase-detection autofocus, while the front camera has a 5-megapixel resolution and an LED flash.
The slightly larger G5S Plus model has a 5.5 “screen with the same full-HD resolution and the battery capacity is the same. The Plus model, however, has a faster Snapdragon 625-soc, comes in versions up to 4GB ram and 64GB of storage and has a dual 13MP rear camera. The cameras have the same focal length, but one of the two shoots in black and white while the other shoots in color. The dual camera can also be used for a depth of field effect On the front of the Moto G5S Plus is an 8-megapixel camera with a wide-angle lens and an LED flash. Both devices run on Android 7.1. Only the G5S Plus model has an NFC chip.
The Moto G5S will be priced at 229 euros and the G5S Plus should cost 329 euros. The versions without S, which have been on the market for a while, now cost about 180 and 275 euros respectively. Only the gray variants are available in the Benelux.