During the IFA 2018 tech show that took place in Berlin at the end of August, Lenovo-owned Motorola had launched two Android One smartphones, namely the Motorola One and Motorola One Power. Today, at an event in New Delhi, the company has announced the Motorola One Power for the Indian market. The same smartphone is available in China as the Motorola P30. It is the first Motorola branded phone to come equipped with a notched screen.
Motorola One Power Specifications and Features
The Motorola One Power’s display features a large notch that will remind users of the iPhone X. The handset measures 156 x 76 x 8.4mm and weighs 198 grams. It features a metal casing and sports a P2i nano-coating, making it resistant to splashes.
The One Power houses a 6.2-inch Max Vision IPS LCD display with an aspect ratio of 18.7:9 and Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2246 pixels. The display offers a 81 percent screen-to-body ratio.
The 1.8 GHz octa-core Snapdragon 636 processor powers the smartphone. The SoC is assisted by 4 GB of RAM. The handset includes a native storage of 64 GB. There is a microSD card slot on the phone for additional storage. The massive 5,000mAh battery of the One Power carries support for 15W rapid charging.
There is vertical dual camera setup located on the top-left corner of the rear shell. It includes a primary 16-megapixel sensor with f/1.8 aperture and a 5-megapixel sensor with f/2.2 aperture. The notch of the One Power is fitted with an 8-megapixel selfie shooter. The rear of the phone features a fingerprint scanner that is embedded in the “M” logo of the company.
The One Power runs a stock version of Android 8.1 Oreo. Since it is an Android One device, it will be one of the first Motorola phones to get Android Pie. Also, One Power users can expect faster security updates, along with the Android Q software update in 2019. As far as connectivity is concerned, it features dual-SIM support, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, 3.5mm audio jack and USB-C.
Motorola One Power Pricing and Availability
The Motorola One Power has landed in India with a pricing of Rs. 15,999. The handset will be exclusively available through Flipkart starting from October 5th. The One Power will be available only in Black. The handset will be rival the likes of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro and Asus ZenFone Max M1 Pro.