The $400 Moto G Stylus 5G is Motorola’s most affordable 5G phone

5G support has come for the first time in the Moto G line.

Motorola’s Moto G Stylus 5G is coming, and at $400 (about £290, AU$520) it will be the company’s most affordable 5G phone in the US. If the name sounds familiar, it’s because Moto G Stylus debuted last year with Follow-up version released in January 2021. But it’s not just the 2021 Moto G Stylus that has 5G added. It adds improvements to the stylus which comes with a different processor, more RAM and more storage. With a rear fingerprint reader and square camera bump, the Moto G Stylus 5G also takes some inspiration $400 Motorola One 5G Ace.

The phone is one of several 5G-capable budget phones released in 2021. It competes against choice $500 Samsung Galaxy A52 5G, $400 Galaxy A42 5G and $300 OnePlus Nord N10 5G. If you are looking for an affordable 5G phone, this could be the year to get one.

The Moto G Stylus 5G comes with a new design with a built-in stylus. The body of the stylus has a cylindrical shape from top to bottom which makes it easy to put back in the phone. All you have to do is put the correct ending. The stylus of the non-5G Moto G Stylus is more fussy to store. When you remove the new stylus from the phone, a software prompt will pop up asking you to record the date, time and GPS in case you lose it.

The Moto G Stylus 5G works on AT&T and T-Mobile 5G networks. Motorola claims that the phone has the same battery life of two days as the non-5G stylus phone. To accomplish this, the Moto G Stylus 5G packs a 5,000 mAh battery.

You can buy the unlocked Moto G Stylus from Monday 14th June here Motorola’s website, Best Buy, Walmart, B&H Photo or Amazon. Motorola has promised a major OS upgrade and two years of security updates for the Moto G Stylus 5G.

We look forward to testing the phone for a more thorough review.

Motorola Moto G Stylus 5G Specs vs. Moto G Stylus, Motorola One 5G Ace, Google Pixel 4A 5G

Motorola Moto G Stylus 5G

Motorola Moto G Stylus

Motorola One 5G Ace

google pixel 4a 5g

display size, resolution

6.8-inch LCD FHD+; 2,400×1,080 pixels

6.8-inch FHD+ LCD; 2,400×1,080 pixels

6.7-inch FHD+ LCD, 2,400×1,080 pixels

6.2-inch FHD+ OLED; 2,340 x 1,080 pixels

pixel density




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