Moto G8 Plus launched in India with Snapdragon 665 SoC and triple rear cameras: price, specifications

Moto G8 Plus specifications include Snapdragon 665 SoC, 4,00mAh battery with 15W fast-charging, and 48MP + 5MP + 16MP triple camera setup

Moto G8 Plus smartphone has been launched in India in tandem with its global unveiling. The new Moto G8 Plus smartphone comes with a triple rear camera setup, including a dedicated ultra-wide action camera. The quad-pixel camera system is claimed to deliver sharper photos and videos, and there is also a dedicated Night Vision mode for low-light shots. The stereo speakers are fine-tuned by Dolby for an immersive sound experience. The Moto G8 Plus rocks water-repellent design, a waterdrop notch on the front to accommodate the selfie snapper, and a sizeable chin beneath the display. The fingerprint sensor is embedded in the Moto dimple at the back, which comes in gradient finish..

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Moto G8 Plus price in India

The Moto G8 Plus is priced at Rs 13,999 for the sole 4GB + 64GB model. The handset comes in Cosmic Blue and Crystal Pink colours. The handset will be made available via Flipkart from October 29th starting noon. Buyers with Jio numbers will get Rs 2,200 instant cashback, Cleartrip coupons worth Rs 3,000, and Zoomcar vouchers worth Rs 2,000 with the handset.

Moto G8 Plus specifications

Moto G8 Plus flaunts a 6.3-inch full HD+ display with 1,080 x 2,280 pixels resolution, a waterdrop notch, and 19:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by a 2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 665 SoC coupled with Adreno 610 GPU, 4GB RAM, and 64GB storage that is further expandable up to 512GB. The Moto G8 Plus runs on Android 9.0 Pie with a near-stock interface on top. The Moto G8 Plus rocks stereo speakers with smart PA and Dolby Audio. Connectivity features include 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C port, GLONASS, and A-GPS.

Moto G8 Plus
The Moto G8 Plus rocks a water repellent design and a waterdrop notch on the front

In terms of optics, the Moto G8 rocks triple cameras setup on the back with a 48MP primary sensor, a 5MP depth unit for portrait shots, and a 16MP action cam with a dedicated 117-degree field-of-view for video recording. The cameras are backed by features like PDAF, laser autofocus, digital zoom, burst shot, auto HDR, high-res zoom, Night Vision, live filters, portrait lighting, and more. On the front, there is a 25MP snapper with Screen Flash, auto HDR, Face Beauty, portrait lighting, group selfie, and portrait mode. It has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor for security. A 4,000mAh battery with 15W Turbo Charging fuels the handset. The Moto G8 Plus measures 158.35 x 75.83 x 9.09 mm and weighs 188 grams.

Key Specs

Moto G8 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 | 4 GBProcessor
6.3 inches Display
48 MP + 16 MP + 5 MPRear camera
25 MPSelfie camera
4000 mAh Battery
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Review Summary

Expert Rating3.5/5



  • Good display
  • Bloatware-free software
  • Capable cameras
  • Impressive battery backup


  • The action camera is only for shooting videos 
  • Can’t match the performance offered by rivals
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