Motorola on Thursday launched a new mid-range smartphone under G-series i.e. Moto G8 Plus. The key features on the newly-launched smartphone include a triple rear camera setup, a water repellent design, and 15W TurboPower fast charging, among others. It is to be noted that along with the Moto G8 Plus, Motorola launched the Moto G8 Play and Moto E6 Play in Brazil. However, the specifications of the India variant of the Moto G8 Plus is slightly different from the global variant.
Moto G8 Plus: Price, Availability & Offers
The price for the lone 4GB + 64GB variant of Moto G8 Plus in India has been set at Rs 13,999. The smartphone comes in Cosmic Blue and Crystal Pink colour options with a subtle gradient design. Moto G8 Plus will be available from the end of October via Flipkart.
As far as the offers are concerned on the new Moto G-series phone, buyers will be able to avail Jio Cashback up to Rs 2,200, Cleartrip voucher worth Rs 3,000, and Zoom Car vouchers worth Rs 2,000.
Moto G8 Plus: Specifications
Moto G8 Plus features a 6.3-inch full-HD+ (1080x2280 pixels) IPS LCD display with 19:9 aspect ratio, a U-shaped notch, and a pixel density of 400ppi. The smartphone supports dual-SIM (Nano) connectivity and runs stock Android 9 Pie and comes with a promise of an assured upgrade to Android 10.
Under the hood, Moto G8 Plus is powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC clocked at 2.0GHz, ticking alongside the Adreno 610 GPU, and 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM.
On the imaging front, Moto G8 Plus comes equipped with the triple rear camera setup which houses a 48-megapixel main camera with the Samsung ISOCELL Bright GM1 sensor with an f/1.79 aperture. The primary shooter is assisted by a 16-megapixel dedicated action camera with an f/2.2 aperture and 117-degrees field of view, and a 5-megapixel depth sensor with an f/2.2 aperture. Also, there is a 25-megapixel selfie shooter with an f/2.2 aperture on the front.
Moto G8 Plus comes with 64GB of internal storage that can further be expanded via a microSD card (up to 512GB) but at the cost of dual-SIM functionality.
Connectivity options on Moto G8 Plus include 4G LTE, Bluetooth v5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Qualcomm aptX, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, 3.5mm headphone jack, and a USB Type-C port. Sensors onboard include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, e-compass, fingerprint reader, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and a magnetometer.
The phone packs a 4,000mAh battery that supports 15W charging with the bundled 15W TurboPower charger. It measures 158.35x75.83x9.09mm and weighs 188 grams.