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Moto G5S receives a price cut of Rs. 5,000 in India

Lenovo-owned Motorola has announced a substantial price cut of Rs. 5,000 on its budget device, the Moto G5S, bringing its price down to Rs. 9,999. The device will be available at its new price at Moto Hubs, Amazon India and retail stores across the country.

In addition to the Moto G5S, the Moto G5S Plus is currently available for Rs. 13,999, after a discount of Rs. 3,000 on Amazon India. This move from Motorola is aimed at helping the Moto G5S compete with other budget devices such as the Redmi Note 5.

Moto G5S Specifications

The Moto G5S currently runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat and is expected to receive the Android 8.0 Oreo update soon. It features a 5.2-inch full HD IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.

In terms of performance, the Moto G5S is powered by an Octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC coupled with Adreno 505 GPU, 4GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The storage on the device can be further expanded via a microSD card.

Coming to the camera department, the Moto G5S features a 16MP primary camera with f/2.0 aperture, phase detection autofocus and an LED flash. On the front, the device sports a 5MP secondary camera with f/2.0 aperture and an LED flash for improved low-light selfies.

Rounak Jain

Rounak has been writing about technology for over five years now. Prior to Business Insider, he has worked with Tech Radar and PCMag where he covered the latest news and reviews of gadgets. In his free time, he likes to follow cricket.