Moto G5 Plus on Amazon: Is this exclusive, affordable smartphone worth buying?

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The affordable smartphone market has yet another device debut. Lenovo has released a low-cost Motorola smartphone in the U.S. market: the Moto G5 Plus.

There are two models of the device: a phone with 32GB of storage and 2GB of RAM and a model with 64GB of storage and 4GB of RAM. The smaller device retails for $229 and the larger model costs $299. The unlocked smartphones, available in lunar gray and fine gold, are compatible with Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint.

Amazon Prime users can get both models for an even lower price — $239.99 for the 64GB/4GB device and $184.99 for the 32BG/2GB model. But, there's a condition: the Amazon retailed handsets come with lockscreen ads. Amazon offered similar exclusives for the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Play.

The Motorola G5 Plus is hitting U.S. markets.  Motorola

The metal device features an aluminum body, a 5.2-inch 1,920x1,080-pixel resolution display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 2.0 GHz octa-core processor, and a 3,000-mAh battery. The smartphone also comes equipped with a fingerprint reader that unlocks the device without a pass-code, a variation of the Android 7.0 Nougat operating system, and a 12-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.

The devices are available for pre-order on Amazon and Motorola's website.