Moto G5 receives FCC certification, Moto G5 Plus specs confirmed by GPUz

Moto G5 receives FCC certification, Moto G5 Plus specs confirmed by GPUz
The unannounced Moto G5 has been certified by the FCC. The documentation from the regulatory agency reveals that the phone will carry a 3000mAh battery. The latter will offer Turbo Charging to rapidly refresh the cell when the power has been depleted. Thanks to the FCC documents, we can see that the Moto G5 will ship with a DTV Dongle. This is a television tuner that can be plugged into an Android handset. The FCC website also shows that the phone will feature NFC connectivity allowing it to support Android Pay.

Meanwhile, the Moto G5 Plus (XT1685) was run through utility GPUz, which came up with specs for the device that confirm what we were told earlier this month by someone who owns the device. The phone actually isn't expected to go on sale until March, but this person was able to pick up the device from OLX before its actual launch. OLX is a version of Craigslist found outside the U.S.

According to GPUz, the Moto G5 Plus features a 5.5-inch screen with a 1080 x 1920 resolution. The unit is powered by the Snapdragon 625 chipset carrying an octa-core 2GHz CPU and the Adreno 506 GPU. 4GB of RAM  is inside along with 32GB of native storage. A 13MP camera can be found on back with a 5MP front-facing selfie shooter. Keeping the lights on is a 3100mAh battery that regains power quickly thanks to Turbo Charging. We do expect to see a fingerprint scanner on this model.

The difference  between the Moto G5 and the G5 Plus is that the former will contain 3GB of RAM instead of the 4GB of RAM found inside the latter. The G5 could also have a different camera setup than what is on the Moto G5 Plus. Both phones could be unveiled at MWC next month.

source: FCC via

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Moto G5 Plus
  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 625, Octa-core, 2000 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh
Moto G5
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 430, Octa-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2800 mAh



1. WAusJackBauer

Posts: 455; Member since: Mar 22, 2015

Same mistake again. Should've made the G5 have a 5 inch screen and the G5 plus a 5.5 inch screen. Saves them the need to make a 3rd Moto G phone like they did last year with the Moto G4 play. I like the Moto G line but don't like screens above 5 inch.

5. JcHnd

Posts: 280; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Wait... and how is your statement different from what the article says?

2. Chidoro

Posts: 168; Member since: Sep 20, 2016

What mistake? They are still selling very well amidst stronger competition. 5.5 is a great size, even if it doesn't work for you.

3. Derass

Posts: 149; Member since: Aug 06, 2015

Dual-speakers? Probably not.

4. phonester

Posts: 30; Member since: Oct 27, 2016

No stellar battery performance again!

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