May 27, 2018 | Updated: 07:21 PM EDT

Moto G5 Plus Update: First Software Update In Works; No Google Assistant

Mar 20, 2017 04:29 AM EDT

American multinational telecommunications company Motorola recently launched Moto G5 Plus's first update is currently in works, reports have suggested. In addition, various publications have said that the company is already in te process of releasing the phone's first update.

GSM Arena has reported that the Moto G5 Plus will be receiving its firmware build NPN25.137-33 in order to fix some last minute bugs in its software. The update on the phone is also expected to improve and fix several issues on the phone like audio quality while recording video and stability improvements.

The update on the Moto G5 Plus will come over with the 280MB download. It would take about 10-15 minutes to complete the update. Previous cases of updates show that it could take some few days before reaching to all of the units.

Users of the Moto G5 Plus can manually check the update through their phone settings. Go to Settings, then About Phone, then check Software Update.

Meanwhile, Latin Post has reported that the new Moto G5 Plus will hit the shelves without Google Assistant. This came out after the phone's worldwide launch.

Motorola mentioned that the Moto G5 Plus will be receiving the Google Assistant feature only as a future external update. In addition, the company supplemented this statement by saying that Google will release the feature as a Play Store update.

The Moto G5 Plus will be equipped with a Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 chipset and an Octa-core Cortex CPU. The phone will also sport an Adreno 506 GPU, 3GB of RAM, and an internal storage of 32/64 GB that could be extended up to 256GB through a MicroSD card.

In terms of camera specs, the Moto G5 Plus has 12 MP. f/1.7, autofocus and a dual-LED flash primary shooter with a 5MP front camera. It also features a front mounted fingerprint sensor and a nonremovable 3000 mAh Li-Ion battery.

The Moto G5 Plus was officially launched at this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. The phone is said to be one of the next-gen frontrunners of Motorola's new G series smartphones. It would be available in two colors: Lunar Grey and Fine Gold.

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