Motorola One Power Review

On 24 September, Lenovo-possessed Motorola declared the enhanced One Power cell phone, which is their first Android One gadget. The cell phone is likewise the first by the organization that has been made only for the Indian market.
Motorola One Power sports a 12 MP + 5 MP camera setup at the back. Photo credit: Tech2/Nandini Yadav

In an individual discussion, a Motorola official recognized that while its disconnected Moto Hub stores have been doing, over the most recent one year, they have gotten a ton of fire from the online purchaser base. Along these lines, Motorola took all the criticism from its past item cycles, made notes of what the clients were yearning for, and attempted to unite that into the Motorola One Power.

Motorola comprehended two essential learnings from their its examination: one was that purchasers loathe charging their telephones always and two, they need their telephones to stay fully informed regarding the most current working framework. Thus, the Motorola One Power offers a ginormous 5,000 mAh battery, guarantees snappy overhauls for the following two years, and month to month refreshes for the following three years. The Android 9.0 Pie update for the telephone is likewise planned for the finish of 2018.

In any case, is that enough to make the Motorola One Power the reclamation gadget for the organization's online customer base? Will it truly address the necessities of a normal cell phone client? Is it justified, despite all the trouble? I would state the gadget delivers on the guarantee of being your every day driver on account of the extensive battery limit which will effectively last you for two days. In the event that you are a photography aficionado, you can give the One Power a miss as it has a normal camera.

To discover the responses to different parts of the Motorola One Power, here is the point by point audit.

Assemble and Design: 8/10

The Motorola One Power has a completely strong form with a metal back. The telephone includes the unique mark sensor on the back, and curiously the Moto logo sits inside the ring of the sensor. The camera setup on the back is in a vertical introduction, like what we have seen on the iPhone X and its clones, for example, the Redmi Note 5 Pro and numerous other Xiaomi telephones. The back of the telephone is pleasantly bended so holding the gadget is simple, even with my small hands.

The Motorola One Power has a double camera setup at the back, and a metal complete body. Photograph: Tech2/Nandini Yadav

The Motorola One Power has a double camera setup at the back and a metal body. Photograph: Tech2/Nandini Yadav

The volume rocker and the power catch on the Motorola One Power both sit on the correct edge. The stereo speaker and the Type-C port sits at the base edge, while the 3.5 mm jack is on the best. On the left-hand side of the telephone, you have the half breed double SIM plate, which can take in either two nano SIM cards or one nano-SIM and one microSD card.

There's additionally a score forthright, alongside a centimeter wide bezel at the base. The indent houses the front camera, a LED streak and the earpiece speaker, alongside a nearness sensor.

Motorola One Power includes a 12 MP camera at the front.

Motorola One Power includes a 12 MP camera at the front.

The main thing that could be a put off when you get the telephone the first run through, could be its weight — 205 gm. Nonetheless, in the survey time frame that I was utilizing the Motorola One Power as my essential gadget, I sorted of became acclimated to the weight. Be that as it may, I was helped to remember it each time I grasped any other person's telephone, similar to the iPhone 8, Moto G5, or the Xiaomi Mi A1. Having said that, you will in general overlook the heaviness of the telephone, when you understand, that gigantic 5,000 mAh battery fits inside it. Expecting such an immense battery limit in a light-weight telephone is expecting too much.

Highlights: 8/10

The Motorola One Power includes a 6.2-inch FullHD+ IPS show, with a goals of 1,080 x 2,246 pixels. In the engine, it is fueled by a Snapdragon 636 SoC, which has an octa-center processor, with one quad-center bunch timed at 1.61 GHz, and the other quad-center group timed at 1.80 GHz. The chipset is went with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of inner stockpiling, which can be reached out to 256 GB utilizing a microSD card.

Motorola One Power sports a 12 MP + 5 MP camera setup at the back. Photograph credit: Tech2/Nandini Yadav

Motorola One Power sports a 12 MP + 5 MP camera setup at the back. Photograph credit: Tech2/Nandini Yadav

For photography, the Motorola One Power sports a double camera setup at the back, which is a blend of a 16 MP PDAF sensor with a f/1.8 gap, and a 5 MP profundity sensor with f/2.2 opening. The back camera likewise includes a double LED double tone streak. The cell phone's back camera additionally underpins 4K video recording at 30 outlines for every second, and FullHD recordings at 30/60 outlines for each second. In advance, is a 12 MP camera sensor, with a f/2.0 gap for selfies.

The Motorola One Power runs Android 8.1 Oreo (Android One) working framework and is fuelled by an enormous 5,000 mAh battery, with help for Moto's own Turbo Charge innovation.

For network, it incorporates highlights like Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/air conditioning, double band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, 3.5 mm jack, USB 2.0 Type-C connector, Bluetooth 5.0, and FM Radio.

Show: 7/10

The Motorola One Power includes a 6.2-inch FHD+ show, which has 81.7 percent screen-to-body proportion and a 18.7:9 viewpoint proportion, with a pixel thickness of 402 PPI.

The showcase of the Motorola One Power is very fresh and splendid. It has a slight blue tint to it, yet the shading exactness is great. Photographs and recordings look incredible on the showcase, and I delighted in gaming on the telephone. The One Power additionally bolsters HD recordings on Netflix.

Motorola One Power's feature is it's stock Android OS, and the huge 5,000mAh battery. Picture credit: Tech2/Nandini Yadav

Motorola One Power's feature is it's stock Android OS, and the enormous 5,000mAh battery. Picture credit: Tech2/Nandini Yadav

The telephone has a centimeter wide jaw, alongside a thin piece of bezels as an afterthought and an indent to finish everything. Except if you are utilizing the gadget in a full presentation mode, you can see the route bar heap up over the telephone's jaw, that together takes up a ton of the showcase land.

Other than that, the telephone's showcase alters well to encompassing light. Indeed, even in brilliant light conditions, the showcase remains relevantly splendid. In obscurity also, the presentation is sufficiently splendid to be obvious, and not very brilliant to hurt your eyes.

Programming: 8/10

The Motorola One Power runs Android 8.1 Oreo, with Google's Android One program. Which implies, the UI is slick, mess free, and isn't tormented with all the bloatware. The telephone comes just with the fundamental Google applications and the product encounter is exceptionally arranged and smooth.

The Motorola One Power runs stock Android 8.1 Oreo working framework.

The Motorola One Power runs stock Android 8.1 Oreo working framework.

Additionally adding to the telephone's experience is the profound Google coordination, where your standard collections application is supplanted with Google Photos, and the Google Lens is clubbed into the telephone's camera application so you don't really need to change applications to utilize Google Lens. You can simply tap this Lens symbol on the camera application, that sits on the base right corner.

From left to right: Google Lens, Moto Actions, and Moto Display alternate ways.

From left to right: Google Lens, Moto Actions, and Moto Display alternate ways.

The product encounter is likewise improved with the Moto Assist highlights. There is another Moto Display mode that has been included, which essentially replaces the warning LED with delicate notices on your presentation, while the screen is off. There are additionally Quick Reply easy routes that you can empower, that will give you a chance to react to messages without opening the gadget. The Moto Gestures too are so much fun. There One Power has the mark Chop for electric lamp and Twist for camera signals.

Execution: 7/10

While benchmarks are not the best markers of a gadget's execution, (particularly now that we have seen a few brands altering them), in the event that we utilize the benchmarks as one of the approaches to think about, the Motorola One Power appears to be no place in the class. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro and the Pocofone F1 appear to be much ahead.

Motorola One Power is controlled by Snapdragon 636 chipset. Photograph Credit: Tech2/Nandini Yadav

Motorola One Power is controlled by Snapdragon 636 chipset. Photograph Credit: Tech2/Nandini Yadav

Nonetheless, in my experience, I didn't confront any main problems with the cell phone. There was positively no slack and exchanging between applications was smooth. I am a sucker for web based life applications, and I am always rearranging between Instagram, Twitter and YouTube, and I have nothing to grumble about that encounter.

Indeed, even while playing recreations, for example, Asphalt 9: Legends, Alto's Odyssey and Subway Surfers I didn't see the telephone warming up or there being any drop in framerates. The designs and surfaces appeared to be really fresh as well.

We tried the Motorola One Power with the Asphalt 9.

We tried the Motorola One Power with the Asphalt 9.

The call quality on the gadget is great and the telephone accompanies a truly boisterous and clear speaker, which is controlled by Dolby Audio. You likewise get your own Dolby Audio application on the telephone, which resembles your own little deck for changing sound.

Camera: 7/10

The Motorola One Power accompanies a double back camera setup. You get a 16 MP essential camera with a f/1.8 opening and a 5 MP profundity camera with f/2.2 gap and on the front, you have a 12 MP selfie camera. While that sounds extraordinary on paper, it's sort of frustrating when tried for all intents and purposes.

In my time with the telephone, I observed the camera to be just about respectable. The pictures clicked in the day are brilliant, and have great hues yet they need sharpness around the edges. So, they appear to be quite normal. Be that as it may, when you see pictures clicked in low light, they are only dull and baffling. On the off chance that you take a gander at the photos clicked from the telephone inserted underneath, you would perceive how the pictures short utilizing the essential camera pass up the subtle elements.
For example, in the image of my canine, the picture has no sharpness in the center, and the attention regarding the matter is simply too delicate. There is additionally a lot of clamor in the image that you can find in the picture beneath and the consequent low light pictures in the slideshow.

The selfie camera is additionally entirely normal. It performs well if the regular light is splendid and illuminates your face, yet the camera doesn't appear to do much. The selfie camera accompanies a representation mode that is AI-controlled. Which implies, it first snaps your image and afterward adds a haze to the foundation, the quality of which you can look over the settings. When you select the picture mode choice, it naturally solicits you to pick the quality from the haze on a size of 1 to 10. Be that as it may, when you select dimension 4 or higher, the haze looks extremely fake. The edge identification is likewise not great and doesn't recognize the edges of your face and your hair.

From left to right - Selfie with a potrait mode, the ordinary mode (with zero beautification), and a selfie around evening time.

From left to right - Selfie with a representation mode, the standard mode (with zero beautification), and a selfie during the evening. Shots taken around evening time, aren't excessively incredible either.

As a matter of first importance the telephone takes too long to center amid the evening time (see the picture install underneath, and after that swipe to left for whatever remains of the display). Pictures additionally will in general lose sharpness in the center when clicked amid the dull. With the blaze exchanged on, the pictures displayed better hues and did not turn out boisterous.

The recordings taken from the telephone are again great in the sunlight, with brilliant hues, and a decent sharpness. Be that as it may, during the evening, the cell phone is scarcely ready to catch the hues. The camera sensors on the telephone doesn't highlight an optical picture stabilizer, be that as it may, it lets you settle the video once you have shot it. To do that, you simply need to go to your display, hit the alter catch and there you will see an alternative to'stabilise' or turn your picture. It makes only a small piece of contrast, however.

Moto One Power

(Tap on the pictures to see the slideshow of every single high re pictures clicked from the Motorola One Power.)

The camera is the Motorola One Power's Achilles' foot rear area. In the event that you see One Power's rival Redmi Note 5 Pro, in a similar spending plan the Xiaomi telephone offers much better camera execution.

Battery: 9/10

The telephone truly charms you when you continue utilizing the telephone and the battery doesn't appear to pass on you (like everything else on the planet does). Amid the dispatch of the telephone, Motorola was quite certain about the cell phone's battery, and following quite a while of testing it, I can unhesitatingly say, that no one can take that from them. I tried the telephone's battery in a wide range of ways.

Motorola One Power sports a 5,000mAh battery. Photograph Credit: Tech2/Nandini Yadav

Motorola One Power sports a 5,000mAh battery. Photograph Credit: Tech2/Nandini Yadav

On a turbo charge, the telephone takes up around a hour and 10 minutes to fuel up to 100 percent, and on a customary utilization (which for me implies exchanging like a crazy person between numerous applications like WhatsApp, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Telegram and Slack). Sharing this may put my activity in threat, yet I feel this abnormal impulse to check my Insta after at regular intervals, on the grounds that in my mind I am a superstar, and I would prefer not to frustrate my fans. What's more, I am sharing that detail so you know how frequently I am utilizing these applications. With that overwhelming web based life utilize case, a solitary charge kept going me for more than two days.

I likewise tried the battery by playing recreations like the Asphalt 9: Legends, Alto's Odyssey, The Sims, Real Racing 3, and Subway Surfers always for around a hour and a half, and it was amazing how the battery didn't deplete radically. Obviously, there was a drop, however it was slow and totally satisfactory.

The PCMark Work 2.0 Battery Life test additionally demonstrated a splendid 18 hours and 22-minute execution. I truly have nothing to whine with regards to One Power's battery.

Decision and Price in India

The Motorola One Power is evaluated at Rs 15,999. It will be accessible for buy beginning 5 October and will be sold only on Flipkart.

In any case, returning to the inquiries I started this survey with: Is this the reclamation gadget for Moto?

Indeed, the Motorola One Power stands head-on against the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro. The One Power would have had the lead on the off chance that it had a superior camera. The Redmi Note 5 Pro exceeds expectations with regards to camera, show and numerous different things which give it an edge over the Motorola One Power. In any case, if the camera isn't generally your worry and you truly need a dependable gadget, at that point the Motorola One Power comes prescribed.

Does it address the necessities of a normal cell phone client? Aside from the camera, it thoroughly does. It has a ginormous battery, that keeps going you for good two days. It has a messiness free stock Android OS with a guarantee of ordinary updates. The last couple of ages of Motorola telephones have been exceptionally haphazhard with security and programming refreshes. With the Motorola One Power being a piece of the Android One program, we ought to expect speedier updates, which is dependably something worth being thankful for.













The Motorola Moto One Power includes a 6.2-inch LTPS IPS show with a goals of 1080 x 2246 pixels and is controlled by a 1.8GHz octa center processor and has 4GB of RAM. It accompanies 64GB of inbuilt stockpiling, expandable upto 256GB and has a 16.0 + 5.0-megapixel raise camera and 12.0-megapixel front camera. It accompanies Android 8.1 Oreo OS and bolster a 5000mAh battery limit with 3G and 4G.


Screen Type LTPS IPS Capacitive Touchscreen

Screen Size 6.2 Inches

Screen Resolution 1080 x 2246


Processor Octa Core

Speed 1.8 GHz


Interior Memory 64GB, 4GB RAM

Extendable Memory 256GB


Sensor Resolution 16MP + 5MP

Video Recording Yes

Forward looking camera 12MP


OS Android 8.1 (Oreo)

FM Radio Yes

Bluetooth Features 5.0

Double Sim Support Yes

Messaging SMS, MMS, Email


USB Connector Yes


2G Yes

3G Yes

4G Yes



WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/air conditioning (2.4 GHz + 5 GHz)


Dimensions 76 x 156 x 8.98 mm

Weight 205


Media Player Yes


Capacity 5000


Guarantee Period 1 Year


Guarantee Period 1 Year

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