Motorola have announced the latest in their popular budget friendly Moto G series with he moto g54 5G now available in Australia making it their first sub-$300 5G smartphone.  

At $299 the moto g54 5G includes a fast 5G connection and a large FullHD resolution display with 120Hz refresh, 50MP camera with Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS), massive 5000mAh battery and all finished off with a vegan leather option in Indigo Blue or a premium matte finish in Midnight Blue.

Powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 7020 processor, with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of built-in storage and up to 1TB microSD cards, the moto g54 5G offers a powerful phone for under $300. It also includes a massive 5,000mAh battery with support for 15W fast charging.

The moto g54 5G is perfect for entertainment or gaming on the large 6.5” display, especially when paired with stereo speakers with support for Dolby Atmos and Spatial Sound by Motorola.

The 50MP camera has an aluminium housing and uses Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) for a steady shot even in the most unsteady hands, as well as helping with long exposures in low-light. There’s also a 2MP macro camera available on the rear for any close-up shots you want to do, while on the front, a 16MP selfie camera offers an automatic Face Retouch option.

On the software side, the moto g54 5G will launch with Android 13 and Motorola’s unique My UX software with a promise for an update to Android 14, as well as 3 years of bi-monthly security updates. 

Kurt Bonnici, Head of Motorola Greater Asia Pacific said, “As we continue on our journey of delivering smarter technology for Australians at more affordable prices, today we are excited to be launching our first sub $300 5G smartphone. Motorola’s moto g range is renowned for making premium technology more accessible to consumers, and the new moto g54 5G is no exception. 

With our latest moto g54 5G, we are delivering a full smartphone experience at a very competitive price. We are proud to offer premium features expected in much higher priced smartphones, such as a stunning full HD display with 120hz refresh, a powerful 50MP camera with OIS paired with a massive 5000mAh battery that allows you to work and play nonstop and then recharge quickly. With design as equally important as the features, we’ve gone an extra step to include the option of a vegan leather finish1 for a premium, luxe feel in the hand. We’ve also included the charger, headphones and a protective cover in the box to ensure our customers are getting the maximum value from the moto g54 5G.”

You can get a hold of the moto g54 5G from today in Midnight Blue, or the special edition Indigo Blue in vegan leather for $299. You can find it instore at JB HiFi, Harvey Norman, Office Works, The Good Guys, Big W and Bing Lee, or online from Amazon and The moto g54 will also be heading to Optus soon and we’ll update with more information when available.