The COVID-19 has affected the smartphone business. During this pandemic, just a couple of smartphones are released. Not so long ago Honor announced Honor 30S, Oppo has officially announced the release of Oppo Reno Ace 2 5G and there were rumors regarding the launch of the iPhone 9. Now Motorola has officially released a new mid-range smartphone, Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite. This is the latest addition in the Motorola G8 family.
Design and Display
Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite houses a 6.5-inch IPS LCD display having 720 x 1600 pixels. The display has a slight chin on the bottom and a waterdrop notch on the top. Both the volume rockers and the power button are placed on the right edge of the device while the fingerprint scanner is mounted on the back. A good news for headphone jack lovers as Moto G8 Power lite has one on the top. It has a plastic body and a plastic frame. The loudspeakers are placed on the back.
Triple Rear Camera
On the camera department, Moto G8 Power lite flaunts a total of 4 camera lenses. For a selfie camera, we have an 8 MP lens that is confined by the waterdrop notch on the display. With the selfie lens, you can shoot videos 1080p@30fps, HDR.
Talking about the rear camera we have a triple camera setup. This consists of 16 MP (wide lens) + 2 MP (macro) + 2 MP (depth). With the triple rear lens, you will be able to record videos 1080p@30fps, HDR. This triple rear camera setup is aligned vertically on the top-left corner. Beneath the setup lies an LED flash.
Performance, Software, and Battery
Powering the Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm) is coupled with 4GB of RAM. For the GPU we have PowerVR GE8320. It runs on Android 9.0 (Pie).
Only 64GB storage variant of this device is available. The internal storage is expandable using microSDXC up to 256GB. Monstrous 5000mAh battery fuels Moto G8 Power Lite. This device supports 10-watt normal battery charging. Unfortunately for the charging port, we micro USB 2.0. Now, this might bug you as the standard USB Type-C is commonly used nowadays. Arctic Blue and Royal Blue are the available color variants.
Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite Key Specifications
|Released Date||April 2020|
|Display||6.5-inch, IPS LCD, 720 x 1600 pixels|
|Chipset||Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)|
Expandable up to 256GB using microSDXC
|Primary Camera (Triple)||16 MP, f/2.0, (wide), 1.0µm, PDAF + 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro) + 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Shoot Videos: 1080p@30fps, HDR
|Selfie Camera||8 MP, f/2.0, wide 1.12µm
Shoot Videos: 1080p@30fps, HDR
|OS||Android 9.0 (Pie)|
10-watt Charging | micro USB 2.0
|Colors Available||Arctic Blue, Royal Blue|
|Miscellaneous||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity,|
|Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite Price in Nepal||~Rs 25,000|
Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite Price in Nepal
The Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite is the latest addition in the Moto G8 family. It packs quite similar features to Moto G8 Power. This device has received both positive and negative feedback from Motorola users. It has micro USB 2.0 as the charging port. This may be a big turn off for numerous users.
The current price of Motorola G8 in Spain is €169.99. So far we have not received any confirmation from the officials on the price and availability in Nepal. But we expect it to hit the Nepali market very soon. The respective price of this device in India is INR 15,000. As per our rough calculation, the price of Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite in Nepal is Rs 25,000 (Expected). If you are planning to buy a smartphone under Rs 25,000 and search for better options then please read, Best Smartphones under Rs. 25,000 in Nepal. Stick with us for the price and availability in Nepal.
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