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Lenovo Moto E5, E5 Plus & E5 Play: Lenovo's new entry-level class

Image: Android Central
(Post picture: © 2018 Android Central)

On Thursday, Lenovo has next to the Moto G series the Moto E series has also been expanded to include the Lenovo Moto E5 Play, the Moto E5 and the Moto E5 Plus, which are still the entry-level devices in the company's lineup. All information about the two devices.

Design and display

Both devices, the Moto E5 and Moto E5 Plus, look pretty similar. There is also a similarity to this year's G series. The E5 Play and the normal E5 have a plastic back, the E5 Plus has a metal. All devices have a round recess for the camera on the back. Under the camera we find the well-known Moto logo. A fingerprint sensor has been integrated into this in all devices.

Except for the Moto E5 Play, all devices have an 18: 9 display (Image: © Android Central, 2018)

The display of the Moto E5 and the Moto E5 Plus both have a resolution of 720p with an aspect ratio of 18: 9. In terms of size, we're talking about 5,7 inches for the normal model and 6 inches for the plus model. The display of the Moto E5 Play has an aspect ratio of 16: 9, also has a resolution of 720p and is only 5,2 inches in size.

Specs and software

In the Moto E5 and Moto E5 Play, the Snapdragon 425 (for the Play model there is also an option with a Snapdragon 427) with 2GB of RAM was installed. At the Proprocessor in the Moto E5 Plus is a Snapdragon 435, which is supported by 3GB of RAM. The Moto E5 and E5 Play only have 16GB of storage, while the Moto E5 Plus has 32GB. The battery in the Lenovo Moto E5 Play is 2800mAh, while the Moto E5 is 4000mAh and the Moto E5 Plus is 5000mAh. Stock Android 8.0 Oreo software was preinstalled on all three devices.

Stock Android 8.0 Oreo was installed on all new Moto E devices (Image: © Android Central, 2018)


Lenovo only built single cameras into the new Moto E devices. The one in the Moto E5 Play has a resolution of 8MP, with the Moto E5 and Moto E5 Plus we are talking about a resolution of 13MP in both cases. All cameras have an aperture of f / 2.0.

Information on prices and availability will be delivered as soon as possible.

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