The Moto G85 5G has surfaced on a benchmarking website, which means the company’s next mid-range G-series smartphone could debut soon. The Lenovo-owned smartphone maker launched the Moto G84 5G in September 2023, and the phone’s successor could arrive with an upgraded Snapdragon chip built using Qualcomm’s 4nm technology. The Moto G85 5G will run Android 14 out of the box, according to the listing for the upcoming smartphone. It was previously spotted on a retail website, giving enthusiasts an idea of ​​what to expect in terms of pricing.

A listing on benchmarking website Geekbench (through MySmartPrice) for the Moto G85 5G was published recently, shedding light on the successor to the Moto G84 5G. It reveals that the phone will be equipped with an octa-core processor with two performance cores clocked at 2.30 GHz and six efficient cores with a peak clock frequency of 2.02 GHz.

The listed processor for the Moto G85 is codenamed “malmo” — a name that doesn’t match any existing model from the American chipmaker. The phone is rumored to be equipped with Snapdragon 4 Gen 3, which is yet to be announced by Qualcomm.

The Geekbench listing for the Moto G85 5G shows that the phone scored 939 points in the single-core test and 2092 points in the multi-core test. These are easy taller than recent benchmarks for its predecessor which featured a Snapdragon 4 Gen 3 chip.

Motorola’s upcoming G-series smartphone will run Android 14, according to the Geekbench listing. It’s also shown to have 8GB of RAM, but a recent one report indicates that it will also arrive in another 12GB storage variant, which was listed on a European retailer’s website at a price of EUR 300 (roughly Rs. 27,100). We can expect to hear more about the Moto G85 5G in the coming weeks (or months – the company has yet to announce plans to launch the successor to the Moto G84 5G) leading up to its debut.

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