The latest Moto G phone offers 5G and a stylus at a (relatively) low price


You won’t must spend Galaxy Note money should you’re on the lookout for a pen-toting phone with 5G. Motorola has unveiled the Moto G Stylus 5G, a funds Android phone that offers each perks — with a few caveats.

The spotlight, as you may guess, is a pen-capable 6.8-inch “FHD+” (that’s, 1080p) show mixed with next-gen wi-fi. You may sketch a scene in your Moto G Stylus 5G and shortly share it throughout social networks. You’ll additionally discover a massive 5,000mAh battery, as much as 256GB of expandable storage, and a quad rear digital camera array that features a 48MP Quad Pixel fundamental sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide, a 5MP macro, and a 2MP depth sensor. A 16MP entrance digital camera handles selfies.

Related: Why is there no real competition to Samsung’s S Pen?

This isn’t a powerhouse, although. The new Moto G Stylus sticks with a modest Snapdragon 480 chip, and you’ll get both 4GB or 6GB of RAM. There’s additionally no IP score for water resistance (it’s merely “water repellent”) or NFC, and you’ll must be content material with a 10W charger. You’re shopping for this  for the 5G and stylus, and not a lot else.

An unlocked model of the Moto G Stylus 5G can be out there by means of Amazon, Best Buy, B&H Photo, Motorola, and Walmart on the June 14 launch date at a price of $399.99. Pre-orders begin at present. It will come to AT&T, Cricket, T-Mobile, Metro, Boost Mobile, Spectrum Mobile, and Xfinity Mobile someday later.

That price makes the Moto G Stylus 5G extra of a specialist gadget than a robust all-rounder. Pay $50 much less and can get you a Google Pixel 4a that ought to have a quicker chip and take higher images, albeit with out the pen or quicker cell knowledge. And should you’re open to different platforms, Apple’s iPhone SE will boast a a lot quicker processor for a similar outlay. If a stylus is a must-have, although, you most likely gained’t discover many inexpensive alternate options.


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