Moto P30: Top 5 Features You Need To Know About This New Motorola Phone


Motorola has launched the Moto P30 along with the flagship Moto Z3 and the Moto E5 Plus at an event in China today. However, it was just a formal announcement with no element of surprise, thanks to the leaked images and specifications that were apparently picked up from the company’s official website. Now that the device is in the open officially, we have compiled the top 5 features of the Moto P30 that you should know about.

Moto P30: Design

The Moto P30 features a ceramic back and offering three different shades- Black, Blue, and a purple + blue gradient color. The tall screen embedded in it comes with very thin bezels and a wide notch and small chin. The design is inspired by the iPhone X and bears a slight resemblance to the exteriors of the Lenovo Z5.

Moto P30: Display

The device comes with the 2.5D curved screen with a notch on the top of a 6.2-inch display. The launch of the Moto P30 marks the debut of a notched smartphone from Motorola.

Moto P30: Dolby 360 Surround Sound

The device comes with a support for Dolby 360 surround sound that offers an incredible audio experience. The feature enhances the media consumption experience for those who love streaming videos.

Moto P30: U-touch Split Screen

One of the most notable features of the Moto P30 is the U-touch split-screen feature that allows you to multitask easily.

Moto P30: AI-Powered Graphics Acceleration

The company claims that the Moto P30 uses the AI-powered graphics acceleration. If you love high-end gaming on your smartphone, the graphics acceleration on the Moto P30 makes sure that experience is smooth and flawless.

Moto P30: Specifications, Features

The Moto P30 comes with a 6.2-inch notched display with Full HD+ resolution, and an aspect ratio of 19:9 with a 2.5D curved glass layer on top. Under the hood, the device is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor which is paired with 6GB of RAM and an Adreno 509 GPU for an enhanced gaming experience.

For storing apps and data, the Moto P30 is available in two memory configuration- 64GB and128GB of onboard storage. The inbuilt storage is further expandable up to 256GB using a microSD card. Moving on to the optics, the Moto P30 sports a 16MP + 5MP dual-camera setup at the back. The rear camera set up bundles AI-powered features, an AR mode, and is also accompanied by an LED flash to take care of the shots in low-lighting conditions. At the front, the device houses a 12MP  snapper for selfies and video calling via third-party apps. The camera on the front also comes with fancy features like an AI-powered Portrait Mode and other beautification features.

The device is fuelled by a 3000mAh capacity battery along with 18W fast charging support that keeps your device alive all the time. The Moto P30 comes with both a fingerprint sensor as well as Face Unlock support. The other sensors onboard are an accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass. The device does not come with an IP rating, however, it does include a water-repellent nano-coating. The connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, 4G VoLTE, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, Bluetooth 5.0 Low Energy.

Moto P30: Price, Availability

The Moto P30 is set to go on sale in China on September 15. The device will be available in Black, White, and Purple + Blue gradient color options. The company has priced the 6GB RAM + 64GB storage variant at 2,099 yuan which translates to Rs.21,300, approximately, while the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant is priced at 2,499 yuan, which is nearly Rs.25,400. There’s exactly a month for the device to go on sale in China. Let’s see when it hits the shelves in India.

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Gargi’s inclination towards gadgets developed over the four years that she invested on her Electronics and Communication degree. She last worked at HeyMojo Inc., where she lead the product marketing team and designed chatbots for the top QSRs around the world. Currently, she is a regular contributor at MySmartPrice and plans on enlightening readers with interesting news on smartphones and telecom industry. Oh, and did we forget to mention that she is also a growth hacker.