Moto G8 Plus will be on sale in India from 29th October 2019

Moto G8 Plus will be on sale in India from 29th October 2019

Moto G8 Plus will be on sale in India from 29th October 2019

by October 25, 2019

The Moto G series has a new addition, the Moto G8 Plus from Motorola, the Lenovo-owned company. This new device from Motorola is the successor of the last year’s Moto G7 Plus. However, only the G7 and G7 Power came to India when the devices launched in the international market last year. There are some incremental updates that Moto G8 Plus has to offer over G7. This latest addition in the Motorola family sports the action camera which was one of the key features of Motorola One Action.


Moto G8 Plus Features and Specifications

The 2019 trend of water-drop style camera notch and Full HD+ display compliment the design elements of Moto G8 Plus. The screen size is 6.3 inches. Motorola successfully narrowed down the bezels on the three sides but there is a huge bottom chin. There is also a set of stereo speakers equipped with the Dolby Audio. This feature is capable of giving enhanced sound output. Motorola’s signature design of round camera housing is not seen on this device. The back panel offers a vertical triple-camera. The phone is designed using a water-repellent material that makes it splash-proof. The Moto G8 Plus has a fingerprint scanner embedded in the Moto logo on the back panel.


Coming to the camera, the triple camera setup is accompanied by a laser auto-focus and an LED flash with phase detection autofocus. The action camera that is borrowed by Moto One Action is a 16 MP camera, the depth camera of 5 MP and the main camera is 48 MP. The main camera unit uses the quad-pixel technology which is capable of capturing sharp and detailed pictures in the low and artificial lighting conditions. The action camera lets users record the videos in landscape mode even when the device is held in portrait mode. This camera is also highly capable of producing stable videos with a field of view of 117-degrees. The front camera is 25 megapixels.


The camera is capable of recording 4K videos with the primary camera that records at 30 FPS. The front and action cameras are capable of recording up to 1080p videos at 120 FPS. Various camera features are present on Moto G8 Plus like digital 8x zoom, auto HDR, time-lapse, slow-motion video recording, night vision, portrait mode, RAW format, etc. are present on the device.


The chip inside the Moto G8 Plus is mid-range Snapdragon 665 at 2 GHz and the GPU is Adreno 610. The device provides a storage expansion of up to 512 GB and the internal storage is 64 GB with a 4 GB DDR4 RAM. The device also sports a fast 15W charging technology which Motorola named Turbocharging. This phone is powered by a 4000mAh battery and runs on Android 9 (Pie).


Pricing and Availability

The device will be a Flipkart exclusive and will be made available for purchase from the 29th of October and is priced at ₹13,999. Moto G8 Plus is available in two color variants, Cosmic Blue and Crystal Pink.