Motorola Moto G8 Power is a battery centric device. It was announced alongside the Moto G8 Stylus which has a stylus pen. The Moto G8 Power main aim is to satisfy those battery drainers. It comes with a huge 5,000mAh battery. Let’s dive into Moto G8 Power specs.

Motorola Moto G8 Power Key Specs & Features

  • 6.4 inches IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2300 pixels (399 PPI)
  • Android 10 Q
  • 16 MP + 8 MP + 8 MP + 2MP Quad Rear Camera
  • 16 MP Front Camera
  • 9 RAM
  • 64GB Inbuilt Storage Expandable via SDcard
  • Fingerprint Scanner (rear)
  • 4G LTE
  • 5,000 mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery

Design

The rear of the Moto G8 Power is made from plastic, it has an aluminium frame and weighs about 197grams. It’s a compact phone having a dimension of 156 x 75.8 x 9.6 mm. The left side of the phone houses the SIM slot while the right side houses the volume rockers and the power button.

At the rear, there is a quad camera setup and a single LED flash for low light photography and it is beside the camera lens. Fingerprint sensor is at the rear center housing the Motorola logo. The smartphone really has a nice curved edges and that makes it easy to slide in a pocket.

Display

Looking at the display, the smartphone has a punch hole display which is a home for the 16MP camera. It has a screen size of 6.4inch which has a resolution of 1080 by 2300 pixels. There is a 399 ppi density promising more accurate color reproduction than it’s predecessor.

The smartphones makes use of an IPS LCD display which has up to 16M colours. Bezels and chin on this phone are not quite big and that made it to have a screen to body ratio of 85.1%. There are two color options to choose from which are Smoke Black and Capri Blue.

Hardware & Software

What is powering the Motorola Moto G8 Power is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 chipset which has an Octa core processor clocked at 2.0GHz. The processor is paired with a 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. It is running on the latest version of Android which is Android 10.

For graphics or gaming, there is an Adreno 610 GPU taking responsibility of that. You can extend the storage further with a Micro SD card, though it uses SIM slot. Taking a flash back look at it’s predecessor, it comes with a Snapdragon 632 chipset and runs on Android 9 pie.

Camera

In terms of photography, the smartphone comes with a quad camera setup at the rear which includes a 16MP main camera with f/1.7 aperture, 8MP telephoto lens with f/2.2 aperture, 8MP ultra wide with f/2.2 aperture and a 2MP macro camera with f/2.2 aperture.

On the front, it has a 16MP camera for selfies or video calls with an aperture of f/2.0. The rear camera shoots 4k videos at 30fps and 1080p videos at 30 to 120fps. It also supports electronic image stabilization (EIS). The front camera also shoots 1080p videos at 30fps.

Battery

What is powering the Motorola Moto G8 Power is a huge 5,000mAh battery capacity and you can charge it up quickly since it supports 18W fast charging. Connectivity options includes Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS and FM radio. For security, there is a rear mounted fingerprint reader.

Motorola Moto G8 Power Price in Nigeria & Availability

The Motorola Moto G8 Power price in Nigeria starts from N90,000 which translates to $246 USD and it’s Availablity in Nigeria is not yet confirmed but we guess it might be available soon.

Note: This price listed here is what the smartphone is priced abroad and not in Nigeria. It might be priced at this amount if it arrives in Nigeria but there is a huge possibility that the price will change if it arrives in Nigeria. Just take this price as a pinch of salt for now.

Thoughts on Motorola Moto G8 Power

This is a good smartphone for those who loves playing games for long or watching videos. The 5,000mAh battery capacity is sure to last for a full day on a single charge and you can also top it up fast because it supports 18W fast charging.

The fact that it is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 chipset is a plus too, gaming on the phone will be smooth, likewise multitasking. Quad cameras at the rear promises better picture quality. All in all, the Motorola Moto G8 Power specs worth it.

Motorola Moto G8 Power - Full Specifications

 NETWORK
2GGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3GHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4GLTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 28(700), 66(1700/2100)
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
5G
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat13 600/100 Mbps
LAUNCH
Announced2020, February 7
BODY
Dimensions156 x 75.8 x 9.6 mm (6.14 x 2.98 x 0.38 in)
Weight197 g (6.95 oz)
BuildGlass front, plastic back, aluminum frame (6000 series)
SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Splash resistant
DISPLAY
TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.4 inches, 100.7 cm2 (~85.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2300 pixels (~399 ppi density)
Protection
PLATFORM
OSAndroid 10.0
ChipsetQualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm)
CPUOcta-core (4x2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
GPUAdreno 610
MEMORY
Card slotmicroSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
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RAM/ROM64GB 4GB RAM
eMMC 5.1
MAIN CAMERA
Quad16 MP, f/1.7, (wide), 1/2.8", 1.12µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, (telephoto), 1/4.0", 1.12µm, PDAF, 2x optical zoom
8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm
2 MP, f/2.2, (macro), 1/5.0", 1.75µm
FeaturesLED flash, HDR, panorama
Video2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS)
SELFIE CAMERA
Single16 MP, f/2.0, (wide), 1/3.0", 1.0µm
FeaturesHDR
Video1080p@30fps
SOUND
LoudspeakerYes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jackYes
COMMS
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC
RadioFM radio
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
FEATURES
SensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
BATTERY
SizeNon-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery
ChargingFast battery charging 18W
MISC
ColorsSmoke Black, Capri Blue
Models
PriceAbout 230 EUR

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