Moto E5 & E5 Plus processors revealed by FCC filing5
Looking at the documents, the devices are listed under their model numbers. The first, which relates to the regular Moto E5, is included under the XT1924-4 and XT1924-5 names and is listed as featuring Qualcomm’s quad-core Snapdragon 425 clocked at a speed of 1.2GHz. In addition, as is typical with this processor, the Adreno 308 GPU will accompany it. In regards to the bigger Moto E5 Plus, this device goes by the model number XT1924-3 and features a slightly more powerful processor. To be precise, Motorola looks set to include Qualcomm’s octa-core Snapdragon 430 which will also be clocked at the slightly higher speed of 1.4GHz. Furthermore, an upgraded Adreno 505 graphics processing unit will be featured inside the smartphone.
In regards to other details surrounding the smartphones, Motorola’s Moto E5 lineup is expected to debut with 18:9 displays, although they will be of different sizes. Another major difference is expected to be the battery size, with the smaller Moto E5 is rumored to debut with a 2,800mAh battery pack inside, while the large Plus variant is said to boast a huge 4,000mAh one. In terms of similarities, however, both devices are set to debut with Android 8.0 Oreo is set to ship straight out of the box.
Motorola is yet to announce any details in regards to when the devices will launch, but with the company set to host an event this Friday in Brazil to formally announce the Moto G6 lineup, the Chicago-based brand could also take the opportunity to announce the budget Moto E5 series.