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Moto G Stylus and G Power with Snapdragon 665 and punch-hole displays launched

On: February 9, 2020

Motorola’s G8 Power and G Stylus smartphones have been subject to a spate of leaks and rumours. The Lenovo-owned brand has officially unveiled the two devices as a part of 8th generation devices in the Moto G lineup. However, notably, the company has dropped the ‘G8’ moniker from the names, and the devices are now called the Moto G Power and Moto G Stylus. Both smartphones are mid-range offerings from the brand and share a few similarities in terms of specifications. This includes the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 chipset paired with 4GB RAM, a 6.4-inch punch-hole display bearing full HD+ resolution, rear mounted fingerprint sensor and Android 10. 

Moto G Stylus specifications and features

The Moto G Stylus is an affordable smartphone with a stylus pen

As the name suggests, the Moto G Stylus comes with a built-in stylus. The stylus slot is located at the bottom right corner of the device. Users can jot down notes, sketch and add watermarks with the help of the stylus. The Moto G Stylus offers 128GB onboard storage expandable up to 512GB via a dedicated microSD card slot. The camera cutout on the front houses a 16MP selfie shooter. On the back, the device sports a vertically aligned triple-camera module comprising of a 48MP main sensor, a 16MP ultrawide Action camera retained from the Motorola One Action, and a 2MP macro lens. The smartphone offers a 4K video recording option. 

The Moto G Stylus is backed by a 4,000mAh battery unit. It features a USB-C port, but does not offer fast charging. 

Moto G Power specifications and features

The Moto G Power features a massive 5,000mAh battery

Coming to the Moto G Power, the smartphone is equipped with quad-rear cameras. The setup consists of a 16MP primary sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, an 8MP telephoto shooter with 2x optical zoom and lastly a 2MP macro camera. The smartphone offers 64GB internal storage which is half of what the Moto G Stylus offers. The Moto G Power draws its power from a larger 5,000mAh battery unit, but again, misses out on fast charging support. 

Both the Moto G Stylus and Moto G Power come with Bluetooth 5.0 and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The smartphones are also equipped with dual stereo speakers tuned by Dolby Audio. Like previous Motorola devices, the latest offerings also come with Moto actions. 

Moto G Stylus and Moto G Power pricing and availability

The Moto G Stylus carries a price tag of $299.99 (~Rs 21,500) while the Moto G Power is priced at $249.99 (~Rs 17,900). The former can be availed in a Mystic Indigo colour while the latter comes in Smoke Black and Capri Blue options. The Moto G Stylus and G Power will go on sale later this spring in the US and Canada. Currently, there is no word on the global availability of the smartphones. 

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Viraj Gawde

Viraj loves being in the creative field. Being a tech guy and resident tech advisor for his friends and family, his interest lies in smartphones, laptops and cameras. Passionate about creating art, his forte lies in photography. In his downtime, he loves gaming on his self-built rig and supporting FC Barcelona.