In a press event in New Delhi, Motorola announced the launch of the affordable E5 and E5 plus smartphones in India. The highlight of the two devices is the biggest and the brightest displays ever shipped in the E series, as well as a big battery.

While Moto E5 plus will be available in two color variants – Fine Gold and Black, the Moto E5 is available in Fine Gold and Flash Gray color variants.

Moto E5 plus Specifications

  • Operating System: Android 8.0 Oreo
  • Display: 5.99-inch HD+ (1440 × 720) IPS | 18:9 aspect ratio
  • Processor: Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (4 x 1.2 GHz Cortex A53 + 4 x 1.5 GHz Cortex A53) | Adreno 505 GPU
  • RAM: 3GB
  • Storage: 32GB; expandable up to 128GB with microSD
  • Rear Camera: 12MP with LED Flash| f/2.0 aperture | 1.25um pixel size | PDAF
  • Front Camera: 5MP with LED flash
  • Dimensions: 160.9 x 75.3 x 9.35 mm
  • Weight: 197g
  • Battery: 5000mAh with fast charging

Moto E5 Specifications

  • Operating System: Android 8.0 Oreo
  • Display: 5.7-inch HD+ (1440 × 720) IPS | 18:9 aspect ratio
  • Processor: 1.4GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 425 | Adreno 308 GPU
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Storage: 16GB; expandable up to 128GB with microSD
  • Rear Camera: 13MP with LED Flash| f/2.0 aperture | 1.12um pixel size | PDAF
  • Front Camera: 5MP with LED flash
  • Dimensions: 154.4 × 72.2 × 8.95 mm
  • Weight: 174g
  • Battery: 4000mAh with fast charging

Priced at ₹11,999 ($175), the Moto E5 Plus will be available exclusively on Amazon.in and at Moto Hub stores across India. The Moto E5 will be available exclusively on Amazon.in online and at all leading mobile stores across the country and is priced at ₹9,999 ($146).

While the E series is the company’s affordable range, the prices of E5 and E5 Plus go closer to its mid-range G series as will as better spec’d smartphones from other brands like Honor and Xiaomi.

What are your thoughts on Motorola’s latest smartphones in the E series, and would you like to pick one up? Tell us in the comments!