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The Moto E series is more about price point and value than raw specs, but you still want to know what you're getting inside your affordable phone. Here's the full spec sheet for the Moto E5, Moto E5 Play and Moto E5 Plus.

CategoryMoto E5Moto E5 PlayMoto E5 Plus
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Display5.7-inch IPS LCD, 1440x720 (18:9)
Gorilla Glass 3
5.2-inch IPS LCD, 1280 x 720 (16:9)6-inch IPS LCD, 1440x720 (18:9)
Gorilla Glass 3
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 425 quad-core
Adreno 308 GPU
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 or 427 quad-core
Adreno 308 GPU
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core
Adreno 505 GPU
Storage16GB16GB32GB
ExpandableMicroSD up to 128GBMicroSD up to 128GBMicroSD up to 128GB
RAM2GB2GB3GB
Rear camera13MP, 1.12-micron, f/2.0, PDAF8MP, 1.12-micron, f/2.012MP, 1.25-micron, f/2.0, laser AF
Front camera5MP, LED flash5MP, LED flash8MP, 1.12-micron, f/2.2, LED flash
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11n, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, FM radio
GPS, GLONASS
Wi-Fi 802.11n, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, FM radio
GPS, GLONASS
Wi-Fi 802.11n, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, FM radio
GPS, GLONASS
AudioSingle loudspeaker
3.5 mm headphone jack
Single loudspeaker
3.5 mm headphone jack
Single loudspeaker
3.5 mm headphone jack
Battery4000mAh
Non-removable
2800mAh
Removable
5000mAh
Non-removable
ChargingMicro-USB
TurboPower 10W
Micro-USB
5W or 10W charger
Micro-USB
TurboPower 15W
Water resistanceWater repellent coatingWater repellent coatingWater repellent coating
SecurityRear fingerprint sensorRear fingerprint sensorRear fingerprint sensor
Dimensions154.4 x 72.2 x 8.95 mm
174 g
151 x 74 x 8.85 mm
150 g
161.9 x 75.3 x 9.35 mm
200 g

Andrew was an Executive Editor, U.S. at Android Central between 2012 and 2020.

1 Comment
  • Glad they adding fast charge to the plus version. Waiting over 3 hours to charge is a real pain.