Moto G8, with punch-hole design and triple rear cameras, launchedLast updated on Mar 06, 2020, 01:53 pm
Expanding its portfolio of smartphones, Lenovo-owned Motorola has launched the budget-friendly Moto G8 smartphone.
The device is currently listed on company's Brazil website, and is likely to be launched in other international markets soon.
The handset sports a punch-hole design, a triple-lens rear camera setup, and mid-level internals including a 4,000mAh battery.
Here's our roundup.
Design and display
Moto G8: At a glance
The Moto G8 comes with an edge-to-edge screen featuring a small display cut-out at the top left corner and a prominent bottom bezel.
On the rear, the polycarbonate panel houses a triple camera setup with LED flash, a laser autofocus module, and a physical fingerprint sensor.
The handset sports a 6.4-inch LCD screen with an HD+ (720x1560 pixels) resolution and 19.5:9 aspect ratio.
For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
The triple rear camera setup on the Moto G8 comprises a 16MP (f/1.7) primary sensor, an 8MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide-angle lens, and another 2MP (f/2.2) camera for macro photography.
For the selfie lovers, the phone houses an 8MP (f/2.0) front-facing snapper.
Also, the rear camera is capable of recording 4k videos at 30fps, while the selfie shooter can record full HD videos at 30fps.
Under the hood
The Moto G8 is powered by a Snapdragon 665 octa-core processor, coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of expandable storage.
Under the hood, it runs Android 10 and packs a 4,000mAh battery with 10W fast-charging support.
In addition, the phone comes with support for the latest connectivity options such as dual-SIMs (Nano), VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Type-C port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
And, what is the pricing?
The Moto G8 is currently listed on company's Brazil website at a price of BLR 1,299 (roughly Rs. 21,000). However, looking at the specifications, we expect it to arrive at a comparatively lesser price (around Rs. 15,000) in India.
Once launched, it will take on the likes of Realme 6, Redmi Note 8 Pro, and Samsung Galaxy M31.