Moto G5 Rumours Roundup: Sale after MWC 2017 launch, 2GB or 4GB?

Moto G5 rumoured to hit the shelves soon after its launch at MWC 2017.

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    • Moto G5 expected to unveil at MWC 2017.
    • The smartphone rumoured to go on sale later this month.
    • Moto G5 tipped to come in two colour variants.

Lenovo Motorola’s Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus are expected to debut at the Mobile World Congress 2017 later this month. As rumours are swirling ahead of MWC, a new leak has surfaced claiming Moto G5 will hit the shelves soon after its launch at the biggest mobile trade show.

The leak comes from the tipster Roland Quandt of Winfuture.DE who posted a tweet that reads,” “Motorola Moto G5 will be in retail shortly after MWC launch it seems – this coming from a UK retailer.”

The image tweeted by Quandt suggest the Moto G5 smartphone to come in two colour variants- Gold and Grey and pack 2GB of RAM & 16GB internal storage.


Previously, a US FCC (Federal Communications Commission) listing revealed the alleged specifications of the Moto G5 smartphone. As per the listing, the Moto G5 is expected to come with 3,000mAh battery and fast charging support, while its other variant Moto G5 Plus is listed to pack a bigger 3,100mAh battery. The listing also indicated the smartphones to come with NFC support.

An alleged spec sheet of Moto G5 was also revealed by Technoblog a Brazilian tech site which listed a model name “Moto G5 XT1672” claiming it to be the Moto G5. The leak suggested the phone to come with 2GB RAM, 32GB inbuilt storage, microSD support, and 2,800mAh battery. The Moto G5 is likely to feature 5.0-inch full HD display and powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor. The Moto G5 Plus, on the other hand, is rumoured to get 5.5-inch full HD display and Snapdragon 625 processor paired with 4GB of RAM. However, when the model number researched later it was found to be listed as Moto G5 Play in FCC.

Lenovo had already sent out invites for the MWC 2017 press event and is hosting a pre-MWC event on February 26. With reports indicating another Moto G series to get unveiled, we can expect a mid-range Moto G smartphone to hit the shelves soon.