Motorola is preparing to launch at least two new smartphones at Mobile World Congress in late February. One of those handsets, the Moto G5, has just passed through the FCC, revealing some new details about the device.
MWC 2017 is only a few weeks away and we're beginning to hear more details on some of the smartphones expected to launch at the trade show. LG will launch the LG G6, which will replace the G5 in the company's flagship smartphone lineup. Motorola is also believed to be readying at least two new mid-range smartphones at the event.
Motorola Moto G5 Plus Shows Its Specs
We recently reported that specs for the Moto G5 Plus were posted online after the smartphone was run through CPU-Z. The results showed the smartphone would sport a 5.5-inch 1,920 x 1,080 Full HD display with a pixel density of 403 pixels per inch, powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chip, 4 GB of RAM, and 32 GB of internal storage.
Motorola Moto G5 Receives FCC Certification
We're now beginning to hear more information on the G5 Plus counterpart, the Moto G5. The smartphone has just passed through the FCC for certification and its documentation reveals some of the handset's features. The Moto G5 will ship with a DTV dongle, which adds TV tuning capabilities to the smartphone and it will also include NFC in order to support Android Pay mobile payments.
The FCC filing shows the Moto G5 will pack in a large non-removable 3,080 mAh battery that will support Turbo Charging and allow the smartphone to quickly regain and retain power after only a few minutes of charging.
Motorola Moto G5 Specs
The Moto G5 is expected to feature a 5-inch 1,920 x 1,080 Full HD display and run Android 7.0 Nougat. The handset will reportedly be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor, Adreno 506 GPU, and 2 GB of RAM. It will include 32 GB of internal storage and a microSD expansion slot to allow users to increase available space.
The Moto G5's camera capabilities are expected to include a 13-megapixel rear camera and 5-megapixel front-facing shooter for video chat and selfies. The Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus will replace the Moto G4 and G4 Plus in Motorola's lineup and are likely to be sold unlocked through the company's online store.
Motorola is expected to make the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus official at Mobile World Congress in late February. We'll keep you posted on any new information regarding both smartphones as it becomes available.