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As it happened | Moto G5 launched in India at Rs 11,999; sale starts at midnight today on Amazon

The New Moto G Will Be Exclusively Available On Amazon India And Will Go On Sale April 4 Midnight At 11:59 PM.

By : Manas Dwivedi | Updated on: 04 Apr 2017, 02:18:15 PM
As it happened | Moto G5 launched in India, sale starts from midnight on Amazon  (source: Youtube/ Moto India)

New Delhi :

The wait is over. Lenovo has launched the much-awaited Motorola’s latest smartphone, Moto G5 in India with a glittering launch event in New Delhi. The event got live streamed and broadcasted on YouTube. 

Looking at the specifications of the Moto G, the latest Motorola smartphone can prove to be a budget delight for the mid-range smartphone users. Expected to be priced around Rs 13,000, Moto G is likely to give a few surprises to the technology enthusiasts.

Also Read: Lenovo to unveil Moto G5 today; Know more about the launch

The new Moto G will be exclusively available on Amazon India and will go on sale from April 5. 

# Here are the highlights from the launch event: 

#1:40 PM: The new Moto G5 is priced at Rs.11,999 and is exclusively available on Amazon India website. . Sale starts tonight at 11:59 pm.

#1:38 PM: Moto G5 Specs: 

* Android 7.0 Nougat OS
* 1.4 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor
* Adreno 505 GPU
* 3GB RAM
* 16GB Internal Storage (up to 128GB expandable)
* 5.0-inch, IPS LCD, Full HD, 1080p, 441 ppi, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
* 2800 mAh battery
* 13 MP rear camera with phase detection autofocus (PDAF), f/2.0 aperture, LED flash, 8X digital zoom (for photos), active viewfinder
* 5 MP front camera, wide angle lens, f/2.2 aperture, display flash
* Water repellent nano-coating, Nano-sim dual
* Fingerprint reader, accelerometer, gyroscope, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor

#1:32 PM: Launch event concludes. 

#1:30 PM: A lots of other offers for Moto G 5 users and this concludes the event. Sale starts from tonight on Amazon. 

#1:24 PM: Exciting early bird offers for users registering for Moto G5 tonight at 11:59 PM. Cashback on HDFC card, discount on SD card. 

#1:22 PM: Special offer for the Moto G5 buyers - up to Rs 1000 back for Amazon Prime members using Pay balance.

#1:20 PM: Free Amazon Prime subscription for a limited app for all Moto G5 customers. 

#1:17 PM: Moto G5 to go on sale tonight from 11:59 PM with inbuilt Amazon Prime embaded in the smartphone. All associated apps embaded in the app. 

#1:14 PM: To talk more about Motorola's association with Amazon, Manish Tiwary, Amazon India's VP on stage now. 

#1:12 PM: The 5MP selfie camera on Moto G5 boasts a wide angle lens, f/2.2 aperture with display flash so one can click their gang in the frame

#1:10 PM: The Moto G5 is loaded with a 13MP rear camera with PDAF, f/2.0 aperture, LED flash, 8X digital zoom & an active viewfinder

#1:08 PM: A Snapdragon 1.4 Ghz octa-core processor & 3GB RAM makes Moto G5 worth giving a shot.  

#1:05 PM: 13 mega-pixel rear camera with a number of features in the goody. Professional mode, wide angle camera, switch mode and much more. 

#1:03 PM: More efficient battery this time. With rapid charging feature, 15 minutes of charging and you are good to go for 2 hours. 

#1:02 PM: A 12.5 cm display with 441 ppi. Diamond cut metal display looks amazing. 

#12:59 PM: And here it is. Anuj Garg finally unveils Moto G5 and it looks stunning. Features and specifications of the phone being dicsussed.

#12:55 PM: To discuss more about Moto G, Motorola's head of Product design Anuj Sharma on stage now. Discussing about Moto G5's features. 

#12:54 PM: Motorola also celebrating its 44th anniversary on April 5, coinciding with Moto G 5's launch. 

#12:51 PM: Motorola Mobility India Managing Director Sudhin Mathur on stage now. Usability of smartphone being discussed. 

#12:47 PM: The wait is over. launch event kick starts with show anchor Lopamudra Raut on stage telling about the launch. 

#12:35 PM: Launch event to start soon. Promo video being played now highlighting the history and USP of Motorola phones. 

#12:32 PM: Stage all set for the launch. 

#12:27 PM: The new Moto G is expected to be priced at 13,000. Can it get more cheaper? How much it will be priced? Stay tuned for more updates. 

#12:21 PM: Moto India drops another hint. What more to expect from Moto G3. Stay glued for live updates.

#12:15 PM: Surprise users! The Moto G5 will offer free Amazon Prime Video subscription. Stay tuned for more details.

#12:01 PM: Stage all set. Event to start at 12:30 PM

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First Published : 04 Apr 2017, 11:45:00 AM

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