Motorola, a Lenovo company, launches the new Moto P30 with iPhone X like notch & Snapdragon 636 in China
Motorola had an amazing breakthrough this year with the G6 series and now is now ready to show its class in the midrange series. Though they have created some headlines with the new Moto Z3 series that will have 5G support.
The midrange series have become aggressively popular these days… With smartphones like Honor Play, Mi A2, Huawei P20 Lite and others the competition in this segment is getting heated up too…
Oppo is also launching the new F9 Pro which will be a mid-range one. There also been a teaser of the Nokia 6.1 Plus that will be a mid-ranged one too…
Lenovo has been quiet for a while or so, and we have not received any final dates of the launch of Lenovo Z5. But its proprietary smartphone company Motorola is constantly bringing evolution to the smartphone market…
So, let’s just discuss more of the specs of the new Moto P30:
- 6.2-inch full-HD+ (1080×2246 pixels) IPS LCD panel
- 18.7:9 aspect ratio
- 1.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC
- 6GB of RAM
- 64GB/ 128GB of inbuilt storage
- 16-megapixel(f/1.8 aperture) primary rear camera with an OV16B sensor & 5-megapixel(f/2.2 aperture) secondary rear camera with an OV5675 sensor
- 12-megapixel front camera with f/2.0 aperture that has double-sided AI blur, and AR capabilities
- ZUI 4.0 on top of Android 8.0 Oreo
- 3,000mAh battery
- Dual-SIM (Nano)
- Connectivity: 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac with hotspot, Bluetooth v5.0 LE, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack
- Sensors: accelerometer, ambient light sensor, electronic compass, gyroscope, a fingerprint sensor (on the rear panel), and proximity sensor
- Dimensions: 155.5×75.95×7.69mm
- Weight: 170gm
Moto P3 as a whole
Well, the smartphone seems satisfying with the specs. But, the main focus of the smartphone is the design and looks. It has a lot of similarities with the iPhone X, like the notch, rear camera design and the glass back.
The glass back and the gradient color design makes the smartphone look premium. This will be Moto’s first such good looking smartphone in the mid-range.
Also, the dual camera and the promise of upgradation to Android P makes the smartphone promising. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 powers the smartphone which is quite satisfying. Though Motorola could have gone for the new Snapdragon 660.
The front camera has the capability to record Full HD videos and has AR capabilities. The new Bluetooth 5.0 and the Type C port makes the smartphone modern and updated.
The battery given is quite low, but who knows it may last for a day or so. Also, you get a huge 6GB RAM on this phone and a 64GB or128GB internal storage as well…
Price & Availability
The Moto P30 is priced at CNY 2,099 (roughly Rs.21,400) in China for the base variant with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. On the other hand, the 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant is priced at CNY 2,499 (approximately Rs.25,400).
The sales of the smartphone in China will start on September 15. There will be three color variants: Aurora Blue, Black, and White.
A Weibo post by Motorola states that the phone is “designed for China” so it might not make its way out of the country soon.
Android Pie availability
Motorola has confirmed the rollout of the new Android edition: the Android Pie for its selected models. Android P has a lot of improvements over Android Oreo in terms of performance, looks, and customizations.
Motorola which was previously owned by Google has always been known for bringing the latest Android patches and updates. With no doubt, Moto will be bringing Android Pie its top end best selling devices.
The smartphones that will receive the update are Moto Z3, Moto Z3 Play, Moto Z2 Force Edition, Moto Z2 Play, Moto X4, Moto G6, Moto G6 Play, Moto G6 Plus.
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