Motorola Moto E5 Play Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Motorola Moto E5 Play - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Motorola Moto E5 Play is a 2018 smartphone. It measures 151 x 74 x 9 mm and weighs 150 g. It has a IPS LCD display measuring 5.2" inches. The resolution is 720 x 1280 and 282 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 5 MP. The main camera is Single with 8 MP.

It runs on Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU with 16 GB, 2 GB RAM memory. The battery is 2800 mAh.

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Motorola Moto E5 Play specs

General specs

Brand and model

Motorola Moto E5 Play

Release date

2018, April


151 x 74 x 9 mm (5.94 x 2.91 x 0.35 in)


150 g (5.29 oz)


Black, Dark lake, Flash gray


2800 mAh,  Removable Li-Ion

Approximate price80 EUR





capacitive touchscreen

Display colors


Screen size

5.2" inc

Screen area

74.5 cm2

Screen format

16:9 (height:width)

Screen to body ratio


Screen resolution

720 x 1280 px

PPI /points per inch/

282 PPI

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main

8 MP, Single

Camera specs

-8 MP, f/2.0, 1.12 µm, AF


LED flash, panorama, HDR

Video 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie

5 MP, Single


5 MP


LED flash


Operating system OS

Android 8.0 (Oreo)


- Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 (28 nm)
- Qualcomm MSM8920 Snapdragon 427 (28 nm)

Processor CPU

- Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53

Graphics processor GPU

- Adreno 308

External memory

microSD, up to 256 GB

Internal memory

16 GB, 2 GB RAM

Antutu 7 score 32652 (Rank 1082 of 2091)
GeekBench 5 Single Core 146 (Rank 1326 of 1567)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 358 (Rank 1498 of 1562)
GeekBench 4 Single Core 648 (Rank 566 of 987)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core 1821 (Rank 625 of 984)

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Nano-SIM
Network GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE

Music and Audio

Radio FM radio
Headphone jack Yes
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

- Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
- Charging 5V/2A 10W
- Splash resistant
- Also known as Motorola Moto E Play (5th Gen.) For USA
Disclaimer: The information provided here is based on publicly available information and official specifications from Motorola. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should be aware that specifications are subject to change and updates from Motorola may not be reflected.

Motorola Moto E5 Play Review

In 2018, Motorola launched a new member of its Moto E series - the Moto E5 Play. The model is a worthy representative of the budget class and is characterized by good performance. ... continues. Read the full Motorola Moto E5 Play review.

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Richard Taylor is a technology expert and journalist based in the UK. With a degree in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham, he provides insightful analysis and expert reviews of the latest smartphones and technology. His technical expertise, passion for technology and years of experience make him a trusted source in the industry.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Motorola Moto E5 Play was around 80 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2018, April.
The weight of the Motorola Moto E5 Play is 150 g.
The screen size of the Motorola Moto E5 Play is 5.2" inches.
The size of the Motorola Moto E5 Play is 151 x 74 x 9 mm (HxWxD).

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