The upcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 event at Barcelona is going to witness the launch of much-awaited flagship smartphones. Among those is going to be Motorola, which is widely expected to launch the rumored Moto G5 and the Moto G5 Plus. As the names suggest, they will be the successors to last year s Moto G4 and G4 Plus. Both the upcoming smartphones have leaked on multiple occasions, and now a leak gives us a clear look what what they could look like. Also Read - Phones launching next week: Pixel 6 series, Samsung Galaxy S21 FE, Motorola Edge S, moreAlso Read - Phones launched last week: Realme GT Neo 2, Moto E40, OnePlus 9RT, and more
Alleged renders of the Moto G5 Plus have leaked by a case maker, which gives us peek at what the upcoming smartphone will look like. Spotted by Techdroider, the Moto G5 Plus seen here is sporting a gold color, and wrapped in a flip cover. The front of the device shows the front camera lens placed above the display but without the Moto branding which was present in previous leaks. The rectangular shaped Home button is located below the display which will double as a fingerprint scanner. Going to the rear of the smartphone, the camera lens is at the top centre of the smartphone. The power button, and the volume rocker are located on the right side.
While the G5 Plus maintains the curved edges like its predecessor, Motorola seems to have taken a turn with some of its design though. The Home button for example is more rectangular in shape as opposed to the square shaped home button seem on the G4 Plus. The pill shaped camera lens is also replaced by the circular shaped ones which is present in the Moto Z and the Moto Z Plus. ALSO READ: Moto G5 Plus official photo leaked, confirms major design changes
The lower variant of the two, the Moto G5 has been recently certified by the US regulatory agency FCC, which revealed that the smartphone will be powered by a 3,000mAh battery accompanied by Turbo Charging support. The FCC listing also revealed NFC support for the Moto G5 smartphone. Other than that, the G5 is expected to come with 3GB of RAM and onboard storage of 16GB. More leaks suggest that the G5 will sport a 13-megapixel rear camera.
Moto G5 Plus specifications
Rounding off the leaks and rumors of the G5 Plus, the smartphone will most likely feature a 5.5-inch full HD Super AMOLED display along with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. At the core of the smartphone, will most likely be Qualcomm s Snapdragon 625 processor clocked at 2GHz and paired with Adreno 506 GPU. In terms of RAM and storage, the Moto G5 Plus could come with 4GB of RAM, and onboard storage of 32GB which would be further expandable via a microSD card.
In the photography department, the Moto G5 Plus could sport a 16-megapixel rear camera with dual-LED flash. Up front, the smartphone could house a 5-megapixel selfie camera. For power, the smartphone could use a 3,080mAh battery. On the software front, the Moto G5 Plus could run on Android Nougat out-of-the-box.
Moto G5 Plus price
There have been reports suggesting the likely price for the Moto G5 Plus, which could fall around $300 in international markets (approximately Rs 20,400). In India, the smartphone is said to make its debut in March, soon after MWC 2017 concludes, and it is suspected to be priced slightly lesser at $230 (approximately Rs 15,600). ALSO READ: Moto G5 Plus price, specifications leaked ahead of MWC 2017; expected to launch in India in March
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