Amazon today announced two unlocked Prime Exclusive Android smartphones, the Alcatel A30 ($60) and Moto G5 Plus ($185). Each phone earns its low price in exchange for personalized offers and ads, including deals and product recommendations, displayed on the phone’s lock screen. Discounted pricing is only available to Amazon Prime members. These phones accompany the BLU R1 HD ($50) and Moto G4 ($130) Prime Exclusive models from 2016.
The Moto G5 Plus (pictured top) has a sleek metal design, Android 7.0 Nougat with Google Mobile Services. It features a fingerprint reader, 5.2” 1080p Full HD display, fast 2.0 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor, and 4G LTE speeds. There is a 12 MP rear-facing camera featuring dual autofocus pixel technology for incredibly fast focus, large f/1.7 aperture perfect for low light photography, and a 5 MP wide angle front-facing camera great for group selfies. The Moto G5 Plus features an all-day battery and TurboPower charges up to 6 hours in 15 minutes. It’s available in two memory variants—2 GB of RAM with 32 GB of internal storage, or 4 GB of RAM with 64 GB of internal storage.
The Alcatel A30 has a metallic silver frame with a textured back, Android 7.0 Nougat with Google Mobile Services. It features a sharp, 5″ 720p HD display, directional audio with front-facing speakers, Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core processor, and 4G LTE speeds. Customers can use the 8 MP rear-facing camera and 5 MP front-facing camera with a variety of camera modes for complete creative control of photos and videos. The Alcatel A30 is simple to use, including gesture controls like tap to wake and flip to mute, features impressive all-day performance, and is available with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage, plus microSD card support for up to 32 GB of additional storage. Like other Alcatel phones, the Alcatel A30 is backed with a two-year device protection warranty.
The Prime Exclusive Phone single sign-on experience provides Prime members easy access to their Prime benefits through the most popular Amazon apps, including thousands of movies and TV episodes with Prime Video, over two million songs and playlists with Prime Music, photo storage and backup with Prime Photos, unlimited reading with Prime Reading, free two-day shipping on millions of items, and more. Customers also get access to thousands of apps, games and in-app items that are 100% free with Amazon Underground, and can shop a personalized selection of Amazon’s daily deals right from a new home screen widget. In 2016, Amazon launched Prime Exclusive Phones
Price and Availability
Both phones can be pre-ordered starting today at www.amazon.com/prime-exclusive-phones and can be purchased without offers and ads to Prime/non-Prime members at full retail price — $40-$45 more.
- The Moto G5 Plus will be available March 31, 2017 for $184.99 / $229.99
- The Alcatel A30 will be available on April 19, 2017 for $59.99 / $99.99