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Motorola's Moto G5 and G5 Plus wear fancy metal jackets

The aluminium shell is the biggest change to Motorola's affordable G series of phones.

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Motorola G5 and G5 Plus

The Moto G5 Plus (left) is joined by the smaller and cheaper G5. They're the new take on last year's Moto G4, one of the best phones of 2016.

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Motorola G5 Plus

The Motorola G5 Plus most obvious addition is a metal shell.

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Motorola G5 Plus

The G5 Plus boasts dual rear cameras for better pictures.

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Motorola G5 Plus

On board is Android 7.0 Nougat software.

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Motorola G5 Plus

The phone is splash-proof to keep you singin' in the rain.

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Motorola G5 Plus

Like the G4, the fingerprint sensor can be enabled to act like a home button.

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Motorola G5 Plus

Swipe or tap on the bottom of the phone to switch apps, find contacts or launch Google Now.

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Motorola G5 Plus

Look at all those apps.

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Motorola G5 Plus

The screen is a 5.2-inch, 1,920x1080-pixel display.

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Motorola G5 Plus

Inside the G5 Plus is a 2GHz octacore Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor.

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Motorola G5

Here's the Moto G5, a stripped-down version of the G5 Plus.

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Motorola G5

The G5 is also splash-proof.

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Motorola G5

Here's the 13-megapixel camera.

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Motorola G5

Inside the G5 is a 1.4GHz octa-core processor.

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Motorola G5

Android 7 Nougat software powers the phone.

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Motorola G5

The G5's battery can be removed.

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Motorola G5

The G5 boasts a 13-megapixel camera.

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