Moto Penang, Penang Plus Visit FCC, IMEI and EEC Certification Websites Ahead of Official Launch

Motorola is likely to launch a new smartphone codenamed Penang. The Motorola smartphone is likely a budget smartphone offering, which could be a part of the Moto G-series or the Moto E-series. The company has not confirmed any details about the launch of the mysterious Motorola smartphone. However, the launch of the Moto Penang series seems imminent. Motorola could launch a Plus model alongside the standard model. The smartphones have been spotted on the FCC certification website ahead of their official launch.

The listing on FCC confirms some key details about the upcoming Motorola smartphone. Let’s take a look at the Moto Penang specifications, features and other details known so far.

Moto Penang, Penang Plus FCC

The Motorola Moto Penang will most likely be a budget smartphone offering. It is listed on the FCC website ahead of its official launch. The Motorola smartphone has the model number XT2331-1. According to the FCC listing, the phone will support 20W fast charging out of the box.

The listing also confirms that the phone will pack a beefy 5000mAh battery under the hood. In addition to this, the Penang smartphone will have dual-SIM support. The phone also visited the WiFi Alliance website, which revealed its support for dual-band Wi-Fi. Alongside, the device was also spotted on the EEC website.

The FCC listing does not reveal any other details. However, a report by Gadget Gang, citing tipster Evan Blass, revealed the design renders of the phone. It revealed that the phone will sport a curved back and a slightly flat frame. There will be a hole-punch cutout at the top centre for the front camera. The chin is considerably thick compared to the other bezels around the display. On the back, there is a dual-camera setup with an LED flash.

The report also revealed that the phone will launch with at least 4GB of RAM along with  64GB or 128GB of internal storage. Blass also confirmed that the above-mentioned Motorola smartphone will come with 5G network support. Therefore, it is most likely going to be a mid-range smartphone offering.

The Penang Plus, on the other hand, has the model number XT2333-3. Its FCC listing reveals that the phone has a dual-SIM slot and 33W fast charging support. The phone has also been spotted on EEC and IMEI websites, hinting at an imminent launch.


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