Moto G5 Plus "Prime Exclusive" edition with a major security drawback

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Most Amazon users have heard about its "Prime Exclusive Phones" program. In case you haven't, essentially it's a selection of phones, sold by the company at a significantly lower price. But there is one catch - all devices come with lockscreen Amazon offers and ads. Twitter user by the name of Jaraszski Colliefox got another "exclusive" feature as well - a way to break through the lock screen of his Moto G5 Plus without entering a password or fingerprint. 

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Moto G5 Plus
  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 625, Octa-core, 2000 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh

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1. sgodsell

Posts: 7365; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

It's Amazon with their replacement login screen, so Amazon can do their ads on the lockscreen or the G5. This doesn't happen to any other G5 or G5 plus. How about mentioning that fact PhoneArena.

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