Motorola launches Moto G8 Play and G8 Plus with triple camera and bigger batteries | Cell phone

When you least expect it, surprise: there’s a new Moto G on the market. Less than nine months after the launch of the Moto G7 series, the Motorola announced on Thursday (24) the Moto G8 Play it’s the Moto G8 Plus with renewed design, triple cameras and larger batteries than the previous generation, with fast charging and capacity of 4,000 mAh.

Motorola Moto G8 Plus

The Moto G8 line has changed dramatically: Motorola removed the traditional bump for cameras, present since the Moto G5, to add more image sensors. The finish is also different, with a color gradient at the rear that is particularly striking in the “magenta red” option. And none of the devices have the Motorola logo on the front anymore.

Moto G8 Play has updated processor and triple camera

The entry model won the biggest news. O Moto G8 Play it has three rear cameras (against one on the Moto G7 Play), 6.2-inch screen with HD + resolution (greater than the 5.7 inches of the previous generation) and 4,000 mAh battery, which should guarantee extra autonomy compared to the 3,000 mAh battery of the previous Moto G.

Motorola Moto G8 Play

Motorola decided to use a MediaTek Helio P70 processor in the Moto G8 Play, which promises up to 30% higher performance than the Snapdragon 632 that equipped the previous generation. The memory mix remained, with 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of expandable storage. In the cameras, in addition to the main 13 megapixel (f / 2.0), there is a depth sensor and an ultrawide 8 megapixel (f / 2.2).

It will be sold starting this Thursday (24th) in black onyx and magenta red colors, with a suggested price of R $ 1,099.

Moto G8 Plus gets bigger battery and night vision camera

O Moto G8 Plus it is more powerful, with Snapdragon 665 octa-core processor, a significant upgrade over the Moto G7 Plus Snapdragon 636. In addition, there is 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB of expandable storage and a 4,000 mAh battery with fast 15-watt charge. The screen is 6.3 inches (2280 × 1080 pixels) and has notch for the front camera of 25 megapixels (f / 2.0).

Motorola Moto G8 Plus

At the rear, the Moto G8 Plus houses the fingerprint reader and three cameras. The main one is 48 megapixel (f / 1.7) and has the same night vision technology as One Vision. There is also the action camera with ultrawide lens from One Action, which allows you to shoot horizontally by holding the device vertically. Finally, we have a 5 megapixel depth sensor for the background blur effect.

In Brazil, the Moto G8 Plus will be found in sapphire blue and cherry colors, with a suggested price of R $ 1,699.

Moto G8 Play and Moto G8 Plus hands-on video

Motorola Moto G8 Play – specs:

  • Processor: 2.0 GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P70M with Mali G72 MP3 GPU;
  • RAM: 2 GB;
  • Storage: 32 GB with the possibility of microSD expansion of up to 512 GB;
  • Screen: 6.2 inch IPS LCD with HD + resolution (1520 × 720 pixels);
  • Drums: 4,000 mAh with 10 watts charging;
  • Frontal camera: 8 megapixels (f / 2.2);
  • Rear cameras:
    • Main: 13 megapixels (f / 2.0);
    • Ultrawide: 8 megapixel (f / 2.2) with 117 degree field of view;
    • Depth sensor: 2 megapixels (f / 2,2);
  • Extras: USB-C, FM radio, fingerprint reader at the rear;
  • Dimensions: 157.6 × 75.4 × 9 mm;
  • Weight: 184 grams;
  • Operational system: Android 9.0 Pie with guaranteed update to Android 10.

Motorola Moto G8 Plus – specs:

  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 2.0 GHz octa-core with Adreno 610 GPU;
  • RAM: 4 GB;
  • Storage: 64 GB with the possibility of microSD expansion of up to 512 GB;
  • Screen: 6.3 inch IPS LCD with Full HD + resolution (2280 × 1080 pixels);
  • Drums: 4,000 mAh with 15 watt TurboPower charging;
  • Frontal camera: 25 megapixels (f / 2.0);
  • Rear cameras:
    • Main: 48 megapixel Quad Pixel (f / 1.7);
    • Action camera: Quad Pixel with 117 degree field of view (f / 2.2);
    • Depth sensor: 5 megapixels;
  • Extras: USB-C, FM radio, fingerprint reader at the rear;
  • Dimensions: 158.4 × 75.8 × 9.1 mm;
  • Weight: 188 grams;
  • Operational system: Android 9.0 Pie with guaranteed update to Android 10.

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