Motorola P30 launched in China with notched display and Snapdragon 636

by Anvinraj Valiyathara 0

Today, Motorola announced a new smartphone called Motorola P30 through a launch event in China. It is the first notched display smartphone from the Lenovo-owned company. The mid-range phone is packed with decent innards and carries an attractive design. Here is all the information available on the Motorola P30.

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Motorola P30 Specifications and Features

The Motorola P30 features 2.5D glass on its front and rear sides with a metallic frame in between. The glass is made out of high-purity polysilicon powder in high temperature by vacuum. The marvelous rear glass has been built through 30+ processes.  The handset comes in color options like Ice Jade White, Bright Black and color gradient Aurora. The device measures 155.5 x 75.95 x 7.69mm and it weighs 170 grams.

Motorola P30 Ice Jade White

Motorola P30 Bright Black

The P30 houses a 6.2-inch IPS LCD display that supports Full HD+ resolution of 2246 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19:9. The Snapdragon 636 SoC is present under the hood of the smartphone along with 6 GB of RAM. It comes in storage option such as 64 GB and 128 GB. The Android 8.1 Oreo flavored with ZUI 4.0 is preloaded on the phone. Users can add a microSD card through the hybrid SIM slot on the phone. The 3,000mAh battery of the phone carries support for 18W fast charging. P30’s fast charging is a patented technology by Motorola that promises 8 hours of battery life by charging it for only 15 minutes.

The back panel of the Motorola P30 features a vertical dual camera system that includes f/1.8 aperture OV16B 16-megapixel primary sensor and f/2.2 aperture OV5675 5-megpaixel secondary sensor. The dual camera is equipped with features like dual-tone LED flash, background blur, HDR, professional mode, panorama photo and portrait mode. At the front is an f/2.0 aperture 12-megapixel selfie snapper with a pixel size of 1.25. The AI driven front-facing camera can capture photos with bokeh effect. Other features of the frontal snapper include AR camera and wide-angle selfie.

Motorola P30 Aurora

The Motorola “M” logo on the back panel of the P30 is integrated with a fingerprint scanner. Moreover, the phone is also equipped with facial recognition feature. The Motorola P30 is equipped with other features such as Dolby sound output, game mode, hybrid SIM slot, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, USB-C, GPS and 3.5mm audio jack.

Motorola P30 Pricing and Availability

The Motorola P30 that comes with 64 GB of storage and 6 GB of RAM is priced at 2,099 Yuan (~$303). It can be bought in colors like Ice Jade Whit and Bright Black. The higher model features 128 GB of storage and 6 GB of RAM. This variant carries a price tag of 2,499 Yuan (~$361) and its color variants are Ice Jade White and Aurora color gradient.

Motorola P30 Pricing

Motorola has already started the reservations for the P30 smartphone in China. The release date of handset for China is Sept. 15. There is no confirmation on the other markets that will be receiving the P30 handset.

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