Motorola Moto G8 Review, Specification & Price in Nigeria

Moto G8 is a series of Android smartphones developed by Motorola Mobility, a subsidiary of Lenovo, it is the eighth generation of the Moto G family and was first released on October 2019, only 8 months after the previous generation.

A G8 Power variant was later announced in February 2020 and is set to be released in April 2020. With dimensions 157.6 mm × 75.4 mm × 9 mm (6.20 in × 2.97 in × 0.35 in) G8 Plus:158.4 mm × 75.8 mm × 9.1 mm (6.24 in × 2.98 in × 0.36 in) G8 Power:156 mm × 75.8 mm × 9.6 mm (6.14 in × 2.98 in × 0.38 in) and a system on chip using Mediatek MT6771 Helio P70MG8 Plus & Power Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665.

This is the highest-end G8 phone Motorola is offering. Its specifications across the board are all quite solid, consisting of a 6.3-inch Full HD+ display,4GB of RAM, 64GB of expandable storage, and a 4,000 mAh battery.

There are also three cameras on the back of the G8 Plus, but they’re more technically impressive. There’s a 48MP primary camera, 16MP wide-angle camera, and 5MP depth sensor. Motorola also touts a “Night Vision” mode that allows for better low-light photography.

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Motorola Moto G8 Specifications

  • 6.3inch IPS LCD display, 1080 X 2280 pixels (400 ppi)
  • Android 9.0 (pie)
  • Octa-core Snapdragon 665
  • 4GB RAM/64GB ROM, expandable via a MicroSD (up to 512 GB)
  • 48 MP + 16 MP + 5 MP rear camera and an 25mp front camera
  • Fingerprint sensor (rear mounted)
  • 4G LTE Network
  • Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery

Design & Display

Moto G8 smartphone has a IPS LCD display. The screen has a resolution of 720 x 1560 pixels and 269 (PPI) pixel density. On camera front, the buyers get a 8 MP Front Camera and on the rear, there’s an 16MP + 8MP + 2MP camera with features like Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Touch to focus.

It is backed by a 4000 mAh battery. Connectivity features in the smartphone include WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, Volte, and more. There are three cameras on the back, consisting of a 13MP primary camera, 8MP ultra-wide camera, and 2MP depth sensor.

Once again, the Motorola “M” logo on the back of the phone acts as a fingerprint sensor. The display also has got 6.2 in (15.7 cm) 1520 × 720 IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, (271 PPI with 19:9 aspect ratio)G8 Plus: 6.3 in (16.0 cm) 2280 × 1080 LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, (400 PPI with 19:9 aspect ratio)G8 Power: 6.4 in (16.3 cm) 2300 × 1080 IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, (399 PPI with 19.2:9 aspect ratio).

Camera Review

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Featuring an impressive camera system, capable of allowing users taking cool photographs. The Motorola Moto G8 Plus rear camera system is home to 48MP primary camera with an aperture of f/1.7, a 16MP ultra wide camera with an aperture of f/2.2 and a 5MP depth sensor with an aperture of f/2.2.

This camera system is capable of allowing users to shoot photos in HDR, Panorama. It also allows users to shoot 4k videos @30fps, 1080p videos at 30/60/120fps.

Software & Hardware

This fine mobile device is home to an Octa-core Qualcomm 665 Processor and an Adreno 610 GPU. The smartphone also features 4GB of RAM, 64GB of eMMC internal storage, with an option for storage expansion via Micro-SD.

Battery & Connectivity

The Moto G8 Plus features a 3.5mm headphone jack, dual-band Wi-Fi, a USB Type C port and Bluetooth 5.0.Internet connectivity on the Motorola Moto G8 Plus is capped at 4G LTE as there is no 5G support here.

The Moto G8 Plus houses a non-removable 4000mAh Li-Po battery and also supports 15W fast charging, to boost charging speed. We are still a little concerned about the suggested HD+ resolution for the Moto G8’s display, which would be a big step down from the G7’s Full HD+ one. We’re hoping that’s a misreported spec, but we won’t know for sure until Motorola officially takes the wraps off the phone.

Motorola Moto G8 Price & Availability

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The price of Motorola Moto G8 Plus varies widely depending on country, below is the prices of the smartphone in different countries:

  • Price in Nigeria is (NGN) 97,200 naira
  • Price in Malaysia is (MYR) 1,130.08
  • Price in Pakistan is (PKR) 42,086.25
  • Price in Bangladesh is (BDT) 22,853.05

Other Features of the Motorola Moto G8

  • Operating System : Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • Network Support : 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)
    LTE band 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500) TDD-LTE
  • Speed : HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A 600/50 Mbps
  • Sim : Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
    Splash resistant
  • Size : 6.3 inches, 99.1 cm2 (~82.5% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution : 1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~400 PPI density)
  • CPU : Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
  • Chipset : Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm)
  • Card slot : microSD, up to 512 GB (uses shared SIM slot)
  • Ram/Rom : 64GB 4GB RAM
  • Video : 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@30/240fps
  • WLAN : Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • USB : 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
  • Sensors : Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Battery : Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery

 

Chinedu Okeke

Chinedu is the founder of Nigerian Tech. He is a tech enthusiast who has the passion for emerging trends in the tech industry. He is also a professional web content developer.

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