Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite Specs and Price

Motorola G8 Power Lite
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The Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite comes in as an entry-level smartphone in the G8 series. It was designed to be a cheaper option for enthusiasts who needed something cheaper than the standard. Motorola Moto G8 Power. In summary, you have got smartphone designed to handle tasks that are not power intensive

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Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite Key Specs & Features

  • 6.5-inch IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1600 pixels, 269 PPI
  • Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • Octa-core Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12 nm)
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB Built-in Storage
  • 16 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Triple Cameras
  • 8 MP Front Camera
  • Fingerprint (Rear-mounted)
  • 5000 mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery

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Design and Display

The Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite design can be best described as a design carved out of its more premium sibling. The alterations made, makes the fact that its a less premium smartphone glaring.

Getting a frontal view, we find a chunky bezel surrounding 6.7-inch IPS LCD display, which has a screen resolution of 720 x 1600 and a screen density of 269 PPI. This display makes do with drop notch instead of a punch-hole camera system like we saw on its more premium sibling.

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On the rear, we have a triple camera system with a camera flash, we also have the Motorola logo embedded in the capacitive fingerprint sensor. This Motorola logo makes it easy to tell its a Motorola smartphone.

The Cameras

The Motorola G8 Power Lite is home to quad cameras. The distribution includes a triple camera on the rear and a single front-facing camera upfront. This comes in opposition to the Penal cameras we saw on the more premium Motorola G8 power.

Its rear camera setup comprises of a 16MP primary camera, a 2MP macro camera, and a 2MP depth camera. This camera system is capable of 1080p and 720p videos. You also get HDR and Panorama mode for photos.

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Selfies are manned by an 8MP front-facing camera. This camera is also capable of taking 1080p videos. It also has HDR mode for photos.

Hardware and Software

The fact that Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite comes in as a cheaper option in the G8 series tells a lot about performance. The performance here is forecasted to be lesser than what we saw on the more premium Motorola G8 Power.

Power this smartphone is an Octa-core Meditek Helio P35 Processor, a PowerVR GE8320 GPU, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage, and a Non-removable 5000mAh battery.

On the software side, the Motorola Moto G8 Lite runs its interface on top of the Android 10 operating system.

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The Motorola Moto G8 power Lite features a 3.5mm headphone jack, a Micro USB port, and Bluetooth 4.2.

Internet connectivity is capped at 4G LTE. This means downloads, streaming, and uploading are limited to 4G speeds since there isn’t 5G support.

Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite Price and Availability

The price of the Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite is around $169, which is about 65,910 Naira, 17,923 Kenyan Shillings and 970.90 Ghana Cedi.

The Motorola Moto G8 Lite was released on April 3, 2020, and is currently available for purchase.

Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite Specs

Here are a few specs of the Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • Processor: Octa-core Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35
  • GPU: PowerVR GE8320
  • Memory: 4GB RAM
  • Colours: Arctic Blue, Royal Blue
  • Dimension: 164.9 x 75.8 x 9.2 mm
  • Weight: 200 g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 6.5-inch IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1600,
  • Screen Protection:
  • Foldable Display: No


  • Rear Camera: 16MP (Primary)  f/2.0 + 2MP (Macro) f/2.4 + 2MP (Depth) f/2.4 Triple Camera
  • Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, Panorama, [email protected]
  • Front Camera: 8 MP Camera, f/2.0, HDR, [email protected]


  • Built-in Storage: 64GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • 5G: No

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+:
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • 5G: No
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, Micro-USB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails:
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: Yes
  • Video Player: Yes
  • FM Radio:
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, LTEPP, SUPL
  • Maps: Yes, Google Maps

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor:
  • Barometer:
  • SpO2:
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor:
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Rear-Mounted)
  • Iris Scanner:
  • Face Unlock:
  • Stylus Pen: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control:

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation:
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment:
  • Water Resistant:
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor:
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor:


  • Battery: Non-Removable  Li-Po 5000 mAh Battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging:

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Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite Specs and Price was written by Alexis Daudu. The article was last modified: May 12th, 2020
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