Here are the first live pictures of the Moto E5 Plus

Here are the first live pictures of the Moto E5 Plus
The Moto E5 Plus is one the affordable smartphones that Motorola plans to launch in the coming months along with a trio of Moto G6 series handsets. It's true that this isn't the first time we report about the Moto E5 Plus, but we never had the chance to see what the phone looks like for real.

Apparently, two pictures of the phone have just been leaked from China, each image showing two different parts of the Moto E5 Plus – the front and back. From what we can see, the Moto E5 Plus features a single rear-camera and fingerprint sensor hidden underneath the Moto logo. 

The large 5.8-inch HD+ (720 x 1440 pixels) display features an 18:9 aspect ratio, which isn't at all unexpected considering the trend. A front camera is visible as well, but other than that we can't get any other info from the pictures. 

Although it's supposed to offer a premium feel, the glossy back plate seems a bit of a fingerprint magnet. The Moto E5 Plus is expected to be introduced in May/June, but Motorola has yet to make any announcements regarding its new lineup of smartphones.

source: Weibo via Droidholic

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Moto E5 Plus
  • Display 6.0" 720 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 435, Octa-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 5000 mAh



1. Duncdawg26

Posts: 177; Member since: Jan 20, 2017

For entry level, it looks pretty impressive to me. Usually moto is about a year behind on design but this looks like the standard.

2. aegislash

Posts: 1520; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

'The glossy back plate seems a bit of a fingerprint magnet' Um what? Judging from that photo, it is a heck of a lot less of a fingerprint magnet than my Note8 or iPhone X.

3. Good-Is-Better

Posts: 105; Member since: Nov 12, 2015

The back camera design looks like the head of some masquerades here in Africa.

4. Scott93274

Posts: 6040; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

I just bought a home, so excited, it comes with all sorts of smart home bells and whistles. I'm actually contemplating buying maybe three of these phones as additional home remotes for around the house... assuming that the battery life is anything near the Moto 4E Plus. I just wish that they would come with wireless charging... Oh well.

5. brasstax

Posts: 544; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

Congrats on your home.

7. Scott93274

Posts: 6040; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

Thanks, it's exciting, I'm done with apartment living! Though the house won't be completed until late July...

6. sgodsell

Posts: 7464; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

An older or inexpensive Android smartphone are great as a remote for a TV as well. You can use a Google Home to view YouTube videos, Movies, play music, but sometimes you want to see or browse the web first and then cast that information to the TV, including web pages.

8. Scott93274

Posts: 6040; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

That is true... Though my Moto X (2013) has a cracked display and my Nexus 6P's battery is inexcusably poor. I think a new budget device with a massive battery is the way to go. I'm already investigating various smart home products and functions that I can possibly play around with, light/light switches, wi-fi enabled receivers for the TV/sound system... LOL, I'm going to need to get another job to pay for all this stuff.

9. Linn_Drum

Posts: 79; Member since: Mar 21, 2018

Looks pretty decent for an entry level phone, but how good (or bad) are Moto with the updates these days? If bad, you might as well get a guaranteed "updated for two years" Android One phone instead.

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