Motorola is refreshing its Moto G line of mid-range smartphones with a new Moto G 5 (2022) sporting a 6.5 inch HD+ display with a 90 Hz refresh rate and a MediaTek Dimensity 700 processor, and a new Moto G Stylus 5G (2022) with a bigger, higher-res 6.8 inch FHD+ 120 Hz display.

In case the name wasn’t a giveaway, the larger model also comes with a stylus that fits inside the phone for safe keeping when you’re not using it. Keep in mind that this is a capacitive stylus rather than a pressure-sensitive pen, so while it makes writing and drawing easier, don’t expect it to support features like hovering, tilt detection, or shading.

The new Moto G Stylus is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 processor and supports up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. The phone ships with Android 12 software, features a 5,000 mAh battery, and a side-mounted fingerprint reader, and has four rear cameras including a 50MP primary camera and an 8MP ultrawide.

It’s up for pre-order now for $500 and the phone will be available starting April 28, 2022.

If you’re looking for something a little cheaper, the Moto G Stylus (2022) is already available with prices starting at under $300 for a 4G-only phone with a MediaTek Helio G88 processor, 6GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, and support for 4G LTE networks.

The new Moto G 5G, meanwhile, is a little more affordable with a $400 starting price. But it has a lower-resolution display, a MediaTek Dimensity 700 processor, a macro camera instead of an ultra-wide, and the phone tops out at 6GB of RAM. It’s also not available just yet – Motorola says the Moto 5 5G (2022) will be available starting May 19, 2022.

Here are some key specs for the two new phones:

Moto G Stylus 5G (2022)Moto G 5G (2022)
Display6.8 inches
2460 x 1080
120 Hz
6.5 inches
1600 x 720
90 Hz
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 695MediaTek Dimensity 700
Memory4GB / 6GB / 8 GB4GB / 6GB
Storage64GB / 256GB
microSD card (up to 1TB)
64GB / 256GB
microSD card (up to 512GB)
Cameras50MP (primary)
8MP (ultrawide)
2MP (depth)
16MP (front-facing)
50MP (primary)
2MP (macro)
2MP (depth)
13MP (front-facing)
SecurityFingerprint reader (side)Fingerprint reader (side)
Face unlock
Battery5,000 mAh5,000 mAh
Charging10W (wired)10W (wired)
SoftwareAndroid 12Android 12
Dimensions168.9 x 75.8 x 9.3mm165.4 x 75.8 x 9.4mm
Weight215 grams204 grams
Starting price$500$400
AvailabilityApril 28, 2022May 19, 2022

via Motorola Blog

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