One of Motorola's best 5G phones is finally available unlocked in the US
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Just in case it wasn't already difficult enough to keep track of all the (slightly) different 5G-capable Motorola smartphones available in the US (and elsewhere), yet another such device appears to have quietly gone on sale stateside very recently.
Much like the Motorola One 5G Ace that expanded from Metro by T-Mobile and AT&T Prepaid to T-Mobile at some point in the last few days, the Motorola One 5G is obviously not an entirely new product. But for some reason, the double hole punch-sporting mid-ranger is only now up for grabs in an official unlocked variant.
Released on both AT&T and Verizon many months back, the non-Ace One 5G model is essentially identical to the "international" Moto G 5G Plus unveiled nearly a year ago. Still, the specs, features, and the design of this 6.7-inch phone seem to be holding up pretty well, although we're not sure if that's also going to be the case a few months down the line.
For the time being, you can't do a lot better than a 90Hz IPS LCD screen with a resolution of 2520 x 1080 pixels, a Snapdragon 765 processor, 128 gigs of internal storage space, a quad rear-facing camera system headlined by a 48MP primary imaging sensor, 5,000mAh battery capacity, and a dual 16 + 8MP selfie shooter arrangement at around $400.
Motorola One 5G at the time of this writing, the handset's manufacturer allows early adopters to save 50 bucks right off the bat with absolutely no strings attached.Even better, while Amazon is charging full price for the unlocked
The same goes for B&H Photo Video, where the "Oxford Blue"-only device is merely listed as up for pre-order for now, while Best Buy doesn't seem to be planning any launch deals... yet.
In case you're wondering, the unlocked Motorola One 5G apparently supports 5G speeds exclusively on T-Mobile for the time being, with 5G compatibility for AT&T's network "coming this summer." And yes, T-Mo's One 5G Ace is significantly cheaper than $350, but its spec sheet is slightly inferior, with no 90Hz display refresh rate capabilities and only a grand total of four cameras in tow instead of six.