If you think you’ll ever use a digital pen on your next cheap phone or if you think the Moto G Stylus 5G (2022) still isn’t affordable enough after that With no strings attached, you might be happy to know that the non-Stylus version of essentially the same device can also be had for $50 less than usual.
It’s hard to call this new deal “unusual,” of course, given that the Moto G 5G (2022) never made it to its full price of $399.99. Unveiled alongside the aforementioned G Stylus 5G (2022) about a month ago, this particular 6.5-inch model is officially on sale today for $349.99 through the US website of Motorola and Amazon.
While it’s unclear whether this launch promotion will end anytime soon, if you care about your 5G speeds, data storage and battery life, it’s probably a good idea to hurry up and pull the trigger right now.
Yes, the Moto G 5G (2022) comes with the same hefty 5,000 mAh cell as its pen-wielding cousin, and thanks to a smaller and more fuel-efficient 6.5-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1600 x 720 pixels (and support for a refresh rate of 90 Hz) ), the real-life endurance of this thing between charges could be even higher.
For his part, Motorola advertises a battery life of up to 2 days, but something tells us you can easily increase that number to 3 days in the real world if you commit to it.
Somewhat curiously, the unlocked Moto G 5G (2022) is available in a single data-hoarder-friendly 256GB storage configuration, and yes, the phone also comes with a microSD card slot and an old-fashioned headphone jack.
There’s even more to love about this new lead contender for the title of best budget phone out there if you also consider the preloaded Android 12 software, the fairly powerful MediaTek Dimensity 700 processor, the water resistant IP52 housing (made entirely of plastic) and the 50 MP main camera with Quad Pixel technology.
Admittedly, there are a few departments where Motorola has taken a few turns as well, starting with the aforementioned screen resolution and also including the 2MP secondary and tertiary image sensors on the back of the handset, as well as the slow 10W charging and a 6GB RAM. count that isn’t quite comparable to the 256 gigabytes of internal storage.