7.1/10
Informr score
The Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite currently has an Informr score of 7.1 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 11 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Android
Processor
2.3 GHz
Screen Size
6.5"
Camera
16+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


Firstpost

The Motorola G8 Power Lite is a good-looking phone that will attract a lot of buyers. It offers excellent battery life, a clean UI, beautiful display, stunning daylight pictures, but the low light images are far from perfect. When it comes to gaming in this price segment, the smartphone is still beh...

- Priya Singh, Firstpost
TechRadar

The Moto G8 Power Lite is cheap and has a long-lasting battery, and if that’s all you’re looking for from your phone, it’s likely a device you’ll be happy with. In some ways Motorola has tried too hard to hide the phone’s ‘budget’ roots, notably with the large screen and three rear cameras, and thes...

- Tom Bedford, TechRadar
Good Housekeeping

This handset is well suited to kids or anyone on a budget. It has a good camera, long-lasting battery life and loads of up-to-date features.

- Good Housekeeping
finder.com.au

The Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite is priced like a budget phone, and it feels like one. The issue with that statement in 2020 is that we've seen a recent raft of phones in similar price brackets offer more than the Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite can manage, whether that's in camera features, processing p...

- Alex Kidman, finder.com.au
Gadget Guy

The g8 Power Lite, however, is very different to its siblings. So much so that it raises the industry-wide issue of #metoo series naming when there are different engines, RAM/storage, cameras and batteries. It is not a case of good, better, best, but what is missing from the g8 or g8 PLUS to bring i...

- Ray Shaw, Gadget Guy


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Screen Size
6.5"

The Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite's screen size is 6.5 inches with 720 x 1600 pixels resolution.

Processor
2.3 GHz

There is a MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm) Octa-core 2.3 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 9.0 Pie operating system (OS).

Camera
16+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 16+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 8+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
64 GB

Internal memory is 64 GB. An external, MicroSD, microSDXC (up to 256 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
5000mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 5000 mAh battery.

Moto G8 Power Lite Specs

Overview
Release date April 3, 2020
Regions available United Kingdom
Mobile / Cellular Data
4G/LTE
Networks
LTE:
700/800/850/900 /1700/1800/1900/2100/2300/2500/2600 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1900/2100 MHz
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, EV-DO Rev. A, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Operating System Android 9.0 Pie

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Processor MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm) Octa-core 2.3 GHz
Internal Storage 64 GB
RAM 4 GB
ROM Unknown
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible Unknown
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 1.39 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Carrying case, Data Cable
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 5000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to: 1140 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Up to: 35 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Plastic
Colors Arctic Blue, Royal Blue
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.49 x 7.58 x 0.92 cm (6.5 x 3 x 0.4 in)
Weight 200 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating Unknown
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels
Pixel density 269 pixels
Size 6.5 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, Splash resistant
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs aptX
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, microSDXC (up to 256 GB)
PC Synchronization OTA
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.0
Resolution
16+ megapixels
Multi-camera
Yes
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, ISO, Multi-shot, Panorama, Self-timer, White balance, HDR, 2nd camera feature (2MP, f/2.4, macro), 3rd camera feature (2MP, f/2.4, depth), Face Beauty, Dual camera bokeh, Timer, Google Lens™ integration
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution
8+ megapixels
Zoom
Yes
Additional Front Camera Info
Panorama, HDR, f/2.0, Face beauty, Timer, Bokeh, Face unlock
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AMR, AMR-NB, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, OGG, WMA, WAV
Radio Yes (FM)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, AVI, H.264 / AVC, MKV, MPEG-4, WMV, XviD
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Yes
Document Viewer Yes
Weather Yes
Stocks No
Maps Yes
NotePad No
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps Google Apps
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