Entering the sub-Rs. 15,000 price segment, both phones feature Moto's max Vision Display and pack massive batteries with support for fast charging.
Here's more about both the phones, their prices and availability.
Price, Availability and Launch offers
Moto E5 has been priced at Rs. 9,999, while Moto E5 Plus will cost you Rs. 11,999.
Notably, E5 Plus will be sold via Amazon starting tonight at 12 am and the Moto E5 will be available via Moto Hub offline stores.
Moto E5 Plus launch offers include Rs. 800 discount for SBI cardholders and 130GB free data from Reliance Jio.
Moto E5 Plus and Moto E5: At a glance
Up front, both phones get prominent bezels on the top, bottom, and sides - a dated design.
On the back, the phones get a reflective curved glass panel, with the fingerprint sensor hidden underneath the Moto logo and a splash-resistant coating (on the Moto E5 Plus).
Further, while the design gives an impression of a dual-lens setup, both phones come with a single rear-camera.
Moto E5 Plus will be offered in four color schemes
The Moto E5 Plus will come in Black, Mineral Blue, Flash Gray, and Fine Gold colors while E5 will be available in Flash Gray and Fine Gold options. Connectivity options on both the phones include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3.5mm earphone jack, and Micro-USB.
Moto E5 features 5.7-inch display, 13MP camera
The Moto E5 sports a 5.7-inch HD+ display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of inbuilt storage (expandable up to 128GB), 13MP rear camera, and 5MP front camera.
The phone is powered by 1.4GHz quad-core Snapdragon 425 processor and runs the Android 8.0 Oreo OS.
It is fuelled by a 4,000mAh battery and comes in dual-SIM and single-SIM options.
Moto E5 Plus sports a whopping 5,000mAh battery
The major highlight of Moto E5 Plus is its 5,000mAh battery which also supports fast charging.
The phone sports a 6-inch HD+ IPS display with 18:9 aspect ratio, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of inbuilt storage (expandable up to 128GB), 12MP rear camera, and 8MP front camera.
It is powered by the Snapdragon 435 processor, runs the Android Oreo 8.0 and supports a single Nano-SIM.
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Both phones also come with Moto Display and Moto Actions
Apart from their massive battery packs, both the phones also get some nifty features. The phones come with Moto Display functionality for lock screen notifications and gesture-based Moto Actions. The Moto E5 Plus also gets a professional mode in both the front and rear cameras.