The wait is over: Moto’s G5 Plus has officially launched. The new budget-friendly device first made an appearance at MWC 2017 and is now available for consumers to get their hands on it.

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Retailers who are offering the G5 Plus in the US include Moto themselves, Amazon, Best Buy, B&H, and Ting. Pricing for the 2GB RAM/32GB storage model is currently set at $229 across the board, while $299 is the cost for the 4GB RAM/64GB storage option. Two colors are currently available: Lunar Gray and Fine Gold. Unfortunately, those interested in picking up a G5 will have to find another way to do so as it won’t be offered here in the States.

Luckily, if you’re looking for a phone under $200, Amazon has you covered. They’re offering the G5 Plus with lockscreen ads (much like they did with the G4 last year) exclusively to Prime members starting at $184.99. This is an excellent value for a phone with a 5.2-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 625 processor, 3,000mAh battery, near stock Android Nougat, a fingerprint sensor, metal/plastic body, and 12MP f/1.7 camera. Of course, this price is for the 2GB/32GB model. For 4GB/64GB, it’ll cost you $239.99 which still isn’t bad whatsoever.

If you buy one, you’ll be able to use the G5 Plus on all four major US carriers (AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile). Expect a review of the handset on MBEDDED in the near future.

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Posted by Max Buondonno

Founder and executive editor at Matridox (formally MBEDDED). I've also founded and am the sitting CEO at MBEDDED Media, a new kind of media company. Lover of anything and everything involving technology. I know CSS and basic HTML to an extent. Writer, blogger, critic, coder, and self-certified genius. Oh, and I'm told I'm a legend, if that means anything to you.

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