Motorola has revealed Moto E5 Play Android Oreo Go Edition and it will be available across European and Latin American Markets Starting this month.
Android Oreo Go Edition of Moto E5 Play is priced at EUR 109 (roughly Rs. 8,700).
Motorola has not yet revealed the India release date and prices of the Moto E5 Play (Go edition) handset. This Year Motorola has launched around six new smartphones in its G-series and E-series.
The Moto E-series was also unveiled to cater to the entry-segment as the new offerings –
- The Moto E5
- Moto E5 Plus
- Moto E5 Play
These all are positioned below the respective Moto G6 models.
While the Moto E5 Play started out as a US exclusive smartphone, it is now launching in European and Latin American countries. This variant runs Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition) instead of the full Android Oreo. Additionally, there are some changes in terms of specifications as well.
With rumors surrounding Samsung’s announcement of its first Android Go smartphone, Motorola has also announced the new variant of Moto E5 Play that takes advantage of Google’s optimized version of Android for budget handsets.
Moto E5 Play Android Oreo Go Edition specifications
Instead of a 5.2-inch display with 16:9 aspect ratio in the original Moto E5 Play, the new Moto E5 Play variant sports a 5.3-inch display with 18:9 aspect ratio. The two smartphone share a similar basic design, including the rear-mounted fingerprint sensor underneath the Moto logo.
This variant sports the same 8-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with flash. Other specifications like the processor and RAM, have not been specified. While the original Moto E5 Play model comes with 2GB of RAM.
The Android Go model could come with 1GB RAM as that is the limit for Android Go handsets.
Assuming the rest of the specifications are the same as the US model of the Moto E5 Play.
It could have a 2800mAh battery, water-repellent coating, Snapdragon 425/ 427 SoC. The inbuilt storage in the smartphone could be 16GB, expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB).