The much anticipated Moto G5 Plus is expected to make an appearance during this year’s Mobile World Congress. The alleged smartphone was spotted on a retailer’s listing recently. And just last month, even a prototype of the phone appeared on the web, where an OLX user apparently sold the Moto G5 Plus for a price of $387. The user listing also revealed key specs and live images of the Moto G5 Plus bearing the model number XT1685.
The latest Moto G5 Plus leak comes via Roland Quandt, who posted a picture of the smartphone and also revealed some of its key specs on his Twitter account.
— Roland Quandt (@rquandt) February 8, 2017
Moto G5 Plus: Specs and Features
According to the most current information, the Moto G5 Plus will pack a 5.2-inch Full HD display as opposed to a 5.5-inch screen earlier reported.
Under the hood, the Moto G5 Plus is said to run an octa-core processor clocked at 2.0 GHz, most likely Snapdragon’s 625. Moving on, the device is also said to come with NFC, FM Radio, Digital TV, along with a fingerprint scanner.
As far as cameras go, the device is expected to come with a 12MP primary camera with f/1.7 aperture, rapid focus, PDAF, along with support for 4K video recording. On the front, the Moto G5 Plus is expected to come with a 5MP Omnivision selfie shooter with a f/2.2 aperture.
In terms of OS, the smartphone is said to run Android Nougat 7.0 out-of-the-box. Besides, the smartphone is also said to pack a 3,000mAh battery with Turbo Charging feature. Past leaks also suggest the smartphone might pack 4GB of RAM along with 32GB of built-in storage.
The device is also expected to come with a 3.5mm jack along with a microUSB port, rather the new USB Type-C standard.
Moto G5 Plus: Design
Android Authority and @Onleaks created renders of the handset, which look rather similar to the prototype of the handset offered for sale. Hence, we can expect the smartphone to look pretty similar to the renders created by Onleaks and Android Authority. Besides, the rumor mill also suggests that the smartphone will be available in silver and gold color options.
Moto G5 Plus: Release Date and Price
The handset is said to launch sometime after MWC 2017. Lenovo has already confirmed its presence at the annual event with an official invite for 26 February. Besides, Roland Quandt suggests the smartphone goes on sale sometime around mid-March. We can expect more details in the coming weeks before its official unveiling at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.