Motorola Moto G8 Plus Review

Score: 9.75

Motorola Moto G8 Plus is a totally fascinating phone released in 2019, having a large 6.3 inches screen, a high performance Octa-Core processor clocking at 2 GHz, a 48 megapixels back side camera and a 25 MP front-facing camera.

This cellphone feels a bit heavy comparing to other phones , with a weight of 6.63 ounces. Talking about its body design materials, this device is majorly made of Plastic . This cellphone is sold in two different color options, cosmic blue and crystal pink. The Motorola Moto G8 Plus is only 6.23 inches long and 2.99" wide, but it is able to fit a a 6.3" screen. This phone has a gorgeous design, with a thickness of just 0.36".

This device is equipped with an awesome 1080 x 2280 6.3 inches display, giving this phone a delightful graphical experience.

This cellphone is equipped with a high-tech Octa-Core CPU clocking at 2000 MHz, bundled in a Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125 system chip and a great 4 GB RAM. A great advantage of this cellphone is its astonishing 64 GB internal storage memory and a slot for external memory cards, allowing the user to store lots of applications, games, pictures and videos without thinking about running out of space at all.

The features wifi connection (which it can provide to other devices around, acting as a mobile hotspot), 4G LTE-A , a really fast connection and also HSPA+ internet connection (a lower speed 4G type) and 3G fast connectivity, supported by HSDPA and HSUPA technologies. This cellphone works with a Nano SIM card for GSM connection.

This cellphone has two cameras, a 48 MP back facing camera and a 25 megapixels front facing camera. Its back facing camera lens has a 1.7 aperture so it can take sharp pictures even in low light environments. It can also capture 4K 3840x2160 videos at 30 fps, and 1280x720 HD slow-motion videos up to 240 frames per second. Additionally, the camera has time lapse video.

The comes with a 4000 mAh big capacity Li - Polymer non-replaceable battery that provides this phone an impressive battery life. An issue to evaluate is that this phone's battery is not replaceable so you can't throw it away and buy a new one when it starts losing capacity, though with such a big battery you will probably discard this phone before it becomes a real problem.

This cellphone also includes lots of useful features as Fingerprint Reader, NFC (Near Field Communication), Bluetooth (5.0 ), GPS Navigation and Radio, and multiple sensors like Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope and Compass.

No matter if you are a photography fan, are looking for a phone to majorly use social networks and internet browsing, need a cellphone for work or are looking for a cellphone for playing games, this phone is definitely a great choice for you. Motorola sells this cellphone with USB-C cable, 18W TurboPower charger, Protect cover , Guides and SIM pin.

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Device Type:Phone
Dimensions:6.23 x 2.99 x 0.36 inchesMetric15.82 x 7.59 x 0.91 cmImperial
Weight:6.63 ouncesMetric187.96 gImperial
Colors:Cosmic blue and Crystal pink
Accessories:18W TurboPower charger, Guides, Protect cover , SIM pin, USB-C cable
Release date:2019-10-24


Screen Type:IPS LCD
Size:6.3 inchesMetric16 cmImperial
Resolution:2280 x 1080 pixels
Pixel density:400 pixels per inchMetric157.48 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:No


Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125
Processor:Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm (Octa-Core 2000 MHz)
RAM Memory:4 GB
Graphics Processor:Adreno 610
Internal Memory:64 GB
SD Card Slot:microSDXC (up to 512 GB)


Battery type:Li - Polymer
Capacity:4000 mAh


Back camera:48 megapixels
    Focal length:14mm (35mm equivalence)
    Sensor size:0.5 inches (1/2")
Front camera:25 megapixels
Max video resolution:3840 x 2160 (30 fps) (4K)
Max slow motion video:1280 x 720 (240 fps) (HD)
Camera features:Slow Motion Video (8 times slower) and Time Lapse Video


    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:Nano SIM
LTE (4G) Bands:1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
UMTS Bands:Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Technologies:LTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA and HSUPA

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 5.0
NFC (Near Field Communication):Yes
Fingerprint ID:Yes
Radio:FM Radio
Sensors:Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor