Last week, Motorola launched a new mid-range smartphone under G-series i.e. Moto G8 Plus. The key features on the newly-launched smartphone include a triple rear camera setup, a water repellent design, and 15W TurboPower fast charging, among others. In the Indian market, Moto G8 Plus is up against the Xiaomi Mi A3. News Nation brings to you the comparison between Moto G8, Vivo Z1x, and Realme X on the basis of specifications, features and prices front.
Moto G8 Plus
Moto G8 Plus features a 6.3-inch full-HD+ (1080x2280 pixels) IPS LCD display with 19:9 aspect ratio, a U-shaped notch, and a pixel density of 400ppi.
The smartphone supports dual-SIM (Nano) connectivity and runs stock Android 9 Pie and comes with a promise of an assured upgrade to Android 10.
Under the hood, Moto G8 Plus is powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC clocked at 2.0GHz, ticking alongside the Adreno 610 GPU, and 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM.
On the imaging front, Moto G8 Plus comes equipped with the triple rear camera setup which houses a 48-megapixel main camera with the Samsung ISOCELL Bright GM1 sensor with an f/1.79 aperture. The primary shooter is assisted by a 16-megapixel dedicated action camera with an f/2.2 aperture and 117-degrees field of view, and a 5-megapixel depth sensor with an f/2.2 aperture. Also, there is a 25-megapixel selfie shooter with an f/2.2 aperture on the front.
Moto G8 Plus comes with 64GB of internal storage that can further be expanded via a microSD card (up to 512GB) but at the cost of dual-SIM functionality.
Connectivity options on Moto G8 Plus include 4G LTE, Bluetooth v5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Qualcomm aptX, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, 3.5mm headphone jack, and a USB Type-C port.
Sensors onboard include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, e-compass, fingerprint reader, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and a magnetometer.
The phone packs a 4,000mAh battery that supports 15W charging with the bundled 15W TurboPower charger. It measures 158.35x75.83x9.09mm and weighs 188 grams.
The price for the lone 4GB + 64GB variant of Moto G8 Plus in India has been set at Rs 13,999. The smartphone comes in Cosmic Blue and Crystal Pink colour options with a subtle gradient design.
Vivo Z1x features a 6.38-inch full-HD+ (1080x2 340 pixels) Super AMOLED display with a waterdrop-shaped notch. Vivo Z1x supports dual-SIM (Nano) and runs Funtouch OS 9.1 based on Android 9.0.
The smartphone is powered by a Snadpragon 712 SoC coupled with 6GB of RAM. Also, a Multi-Turbo and Ultra Game Mode is available in the smartphone for improved performance.
On the imaging front, Vivo Z1x comes equipped with a triple rear camera that includes a 48-megapixel Sony IMX582 sensor with an f/1.79 aperture, an 8-megapixel sensor with a 120-degree wide-angle lens with an f/2.2 aperture, and finally, a 2-megapixel portrait camera with an f/2.4 aperture. On the front, Vivo Z1x sports a 32-megapixel camera with an f/2.0 aperture for selfies.
The smartphone comes in 64GB and 128GB inbuilt storage (UFS 2.1) variants. Connectivity options on the Vivo Z1x include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, GPS/ A-GPS, a 3.5mm headphone jack and a USB Type-C port.
Sensors onboard include an accelerometer and an ambient light sensor. It packs a 4,500mAh battery with 22.5W FlashCharge tech.
The 6GB RAM and 64GB inbuilt storage variant of Vivo Z1x costs Rs 16,990. On the other hand, the price for the 6GB RAM and 128GB inbuilt storage variant of Vivo Z1x has been set at Rs 18,990.
The smartphone is available in Fusion Blue and Phantom Purple colours.
The Realme X is equipped with a 6.53-inch full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) AMOLED screen with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 91.2 percent screen-to-body ratio.
It also features Gorilla Glass 5 protection and has an in-display fingerprint sensor for authentication. The dimensions of the handset are 161.2x76.9x9.4mm and it weighs 191 grams.
Realme X is powered by a Snapdragon 710 SoC chipset clocked at 2.2GHz and comes in a total of three variants with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The smartphone runs Android 9 Pie with ColorOS 6.0.
Coming to the optics, Realme X packs a 48-megapixel primary camera with f/1.7 aperture that is accompanied by a 5-megapixel secondary sensor with an f/2.4 lens. Also, there is a 16-megapixel selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture on the front.
Other features Realme X include a USB Type-C port, Dolby Atmos support, 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5, GPS.
The 4GB RAM + 128GB storage variant of Realme X starts at Rs 16,999. The phone's 8GB RAM + 128GB storage model has been priced at Rs 19,999.
The device is available for purchase in Polar White and Space Blue colour options.